United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) Estimates Indicate 5YOY Earnings Growth

Marco Green
January 2, 2018

The institutional investor held 83,988 shares of the transportation company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $10.09 million, down from 93,170 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The stock increased 0.49% or $0.145 during the last trading session, reaching $29.665. Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) has declined 21.80% since January 2, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 12.42% the S&P500.

United Parcel Service (NYSE:UPS) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. Nwq Investment Management Company Llc bought 413,507 shares as the company's stock declined 8.05% while stock markets rallied. The transportation company reported $1.45 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting analysts' consensus estimates of $1.45. Smith Chas P & Associates Pa Cpas who had been investing in United Parcel Service Cl B for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $102.68 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 1.08% or $1.85 during the last trading session, reaching $169.23. About 96,136 shares traded. It has underperformed by 14.60% the S&P500.

According to 1 analysts, the Average Revenue Estimate for the current Fiscal quarter is $4.66 Billion and the Low Revenue estimate is $4.66 Billion, while the High Revenue estimate is $4.66 Billion.

The EPS growth this year is at -27.70% demonstrating an EPS growth of 8.34% in the coming year. FNB's profit will be $77.59M for 14.40 P/E if the $0.24 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.48 actual EPS reported by Bank of America Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -4.17% negative EPS growth. Analysts have a mean recommendation of 2.80 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range). Therefore 56% are positive. The stock has "Buy" rating by Citigroup on Tuesday, August 8. The company was maintained on Wednesday, February 1 by Barclays Capital. Paradigm Research has "Buy" rating and $7 target. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, October 27 with "Hold". Morgan Stanley has "Equal-Weight" rating and $18 target. As per Tuesday, November 29, the company rating was upgraded by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Cowen raised their price target on shares of United Parcel Service from $115.00 to $124.00 and gave the company a "market perform" rating in a report on Monday, October 23rd. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Tuesday, September 1 by Zacks. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse on Thursday, October 12 with "Hold". The rating was maintained by Leerink Swann with "Outperform" on Monday, October 5. FBR Capital upgraded F.N.B. Invesco invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. Its up 0.09, from 1.05 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 96 investors sold GILD shares while 488 reduced holdings. Mraz Amerine & Assoc holds 0.45% or 9,227 shares in its portfolio.

With 386.40% ROE, management seems more efficient in utilizing the equity base which in turn offer a better return to share holders. Zeke Capital Advsr Ltd Liability has 15,294 shares for 0.25% of their portfolio. Hamlin Cap Ltd Com reported 3.24% of its portfolio in F.N.B. Neuberger Berman Gru Limited Company accumulated 122,941 shares. Levy Harkins & has invested 8.58% in Apple Inc. (NYSE:UPS). Leisure Capital holds 1.72% or 16,364 shares. Tekla Cap Mngmt Limited has invested 0.22% in Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. Tirschwell Loewy Inc has 6,435 shares. Oppenheimer restated a "buy" rating and set a $123.00 target price (up previously from $116.00) on shares of United Parcel Service in a report on Wednesday, September 20th. Therefore 40% are positive. Extended Stay America had 28 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. This defines the most likely future of the stock price of United Parcel Service, Inc. As per Friday, February 3, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. Cowen & Co has "Market Perform" rating and $110 target. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, July 27 by Stifel Nicolaus. Gabelli initiated the stock with "Buy" rating in Wednesday, October 7 report. On Wednesday, August 26 the stock rating was downgraded by JP Morgan to "Neutral". On Wednesday, September 20 the stock rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with "Buy". The correct version of this article can be accessed at https://stocknewstimes.com/2018/01/02/vaughan-david-investments-inc-il-has-25-50-million-stake-in-united-parcel-service-inc-ups.html. The firm has "Hold" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Thursday, September 7. (NYSE:UPS) for 11,660 shares. Robert W. Baird has "Hold" rating and $118.0 target. (NYSE:UPS). The Washington-based Perkins Coie Tru has invested 1.06% in United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS). S R Schill Assocs stated it has 334,222 shares or 24.08% of all its holdings. They expect $1.67 earnings per share, up 2.45% or $0.04 from last year's $1.63 per share. UPS's profit will be $1.44B for 18.05 P/E if the $1.67 EPS becomes a reality. The figure tells us what earnings were generated from invested capital of United Parcel Service, Inc.

Ameriprise Financial Inc. increased its position in shares of United Parcel Service by 1.2% in the third quarter.

As of now, the increased share price of United Parcel Service, Inc. makes it a lucrative buy for investors. "(UPS) Stake Raised by FDx Advisors Inc." was first reported by TrueBlueTribune and is the sole property of of TrueBlueTribune.

Smith Chas P & Associates Pa Cpas increased its stake in United Parcel Service Cl B (UPS) by 1921.32% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (NYSE:UPS). Retail Bank Of Ny Mellon reported 5.51 million shares. Metropolitan Life Insur New York reported 356,378 shares stake. It also increased its holding in State Street Corp (Call) (NYSE:STT) by 17,200 shares in the quarter, for a total of 45,200 shares, and has risen its stake in Pepsico Inc (NYSE:PEP). The Georgia-based Vident Inv Advisory Limited Liability Com has invested 0.05% in United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) for 150,387 shares.

Analysts await United Parcel Service, Inc. Price T Rowe Associates Md, Maryland-based fund reported 97,008 shares. Bnp Paribas Asset Mgmt reported 80,909 shares stake. Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board has invested 0.34% of its portfolio in United Parcel Service, Inc. United Parcel Service presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $121.39. Ferguson Wellman Cap Inc reported 1.37% of its portfolio in United Parcel Service, Inc.

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