Analyst Ratings for United Parcel Service Inc. Cl B (UPS)

Updated: 2017-07-28

An average rating of Hold has been given to United Parcel Service Inc. Cl B (NYSE:UPS) by analysts covering the stock. About 30 days ago, UPS was issued an average rating of Hold.

4 analysts declared UPS a buy, 1 gave an overweight rating, 18 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 1 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

UPS was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 130, which equates to a potential upside of 20.6 percent. The lowest price target was 78, implying potential capital losses of -27.64 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. That number becomes -0.67 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.08 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 3 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 2 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 1 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 3 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of UPS to grow at a rate of 46.22 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. UPS has a PEG ratio of 0.57.

In the last 52-weeks, UPS has achieved a high of 120.44 and a low of 102.12. Today's price is 5.55 percent above the 52-week low, and 10.5 percent lower than its 52-week high. UPS has a P/E ratio of 26.48. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The UPS value stock report compares UPS to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $97.44 billion. UPS will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.