United Parcel Service (NYSE:UPS) will be issuing its quarterly earnings data before the market opens on Wednesday, October 24th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $1.82 per share for the quarter. United Parcel Service has set its FY18 guidance at $7.03-7.37 EPS.
United Parcel Service (NYSE:UPS) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, July 25th. The transportation company reported $1.94 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.93 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $17.46 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $17.34 billion. United Parcel Service had a net margin of 7.49% and a return on equity of 364.89%. United Parcel Service’s quarterly revenue was up 9.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $1.58 EPS. On average, analysts expect United Parcel Service to post $7 EPS for the current fiscal year and $8 EPS for the next fiscal year.
United Parcel Service stock opened at $115.64 on Tuesday. The stock has a market cap of $100.22 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.24, a P/E/G ratio of 1.74 and a beta of 1.16. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 8.54, a quick ratio of 1.21 and a current ratio of 1.21. United Parcel Service has a 52 week low of $101.45 and a 52 week high of $135.53.
In other news, insider George Willis sold 4,312 shares of United Parcel Service stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $121.34, for a total value of $523,218.08. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. Also, COO James J. Barber sold 2,500 shares of United Parcel Service stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $121.94, for a total transaction of $304,850.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 8,512 shares of company stock worth $1,031,932 in the last ninety days. Corporate insiders own 0.56% of the company’s stock.
United Parcel Service Company Profile
United Parcel Service, Inc provides letter and package delivery, specialized transportation, logistics, and financial services. It operates through three segments: U.S. Domestic Package, International Package, and Supply Chain & Freight. The U.S. Domestic Package segment offers time-definite delivery of letters, documents, small packages, and palletized freight through air and ground services in the United States.
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