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United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) Shares Bought by Scotia Capital Inc

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United Parcel Service, Inc.'s ROE is 238.68%, while industry's is 9.85%. (NYSE:UPS) gained 0.06% with the closing price of $107.80. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, State Street Corp, which owns 28,520,469 shares of the stock are valued at $3.07 billion. United Parcel Service, Inc. The last session's volume of 4.41 million shares was higher than its average volume of 3.37 million shares. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. boosted its position in United Parcel Service by 1.8% in the third quarter. Buy rating has been given by 2 analysts to the company stock whereas 2 analysts given UNDERPERFORM rating to stock and 15 analysts given HOLD rating. Cornerstone Advisors Inc. now owns 1,157 shares of the company's stock worth $127,000 after buying an additional 791 shares during the period. Renaissance Technologies LLC bought a new stake in United Parcel Service during the fourth quarter valued at $149,468,000.

The company is expected to report earnings of $1.29 per share for the current quarter, according to consensus agreement of 21 analysts. United Parcel Service, Inc.

Institutional investors now hold around $51.55 billion or 69.9% in UPS stock.

United Parcel Service, Inc. has price-earnings ratio of 27.95 with a one year low of $100.05 and a one year high of $120.44 and has a total market value of $0. (NYSE:UPS) opened at 108.15 on Friday. United Parcel Service's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 80.62%. Company's distance from 20 day simple moving average is 1.13% and distance from 50-Day simple moving average is -1.63%. Company has a market cap of $93,658 M.

(NYSE:JNPR) for the current quarter. Looking ahead to earnings forecasts, for the running fiscal period, Wall Street analysts have anticipated that the company will report 0.31 earnings per share. The business earned $16.98 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $17.01 billion. During the same period past year, the business earned $1.57 EPS. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 5.5% on a year-over-year basis.

02/22/2017 - United Parcel Service, Inc. had its "underweight" rating reiterated by analysts at Morgan Stanley. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, February 21st were paid a dividend of $0.83 per share. It has a dividend yield of 3.08%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, February 16th. The original version of this article can be read at https://www.thecerbatgem.com/2017/03/16/baillie-gifford-co-raises-position-in-united-parcel-service-inc-ups.html.

Several analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Loop Capital reaffirmed a "hold" rating and set a $116.00 price objective (down previously from $124.00) on shares of United Parcel Service in a report on Tuesday, February 7th.

0 analysts rated the stock of United Parcel Service, Inc. They issued a "market perform" rating and a $115.00 price target on the stock. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. assumed coverage on United Parcel Service in a research report on Tuesday, December 13th.

Based on the latest brokerage notes which have been released to investors, 4 brokers have issued a rating of "strong buy", 2 brokers "buy", 19 brokers "neutral", 1 brokers "sell" and 0 brokers "strong sell". The stock has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $113.47.

In other United Parcel Service news, SVP Teri P. Mcclure sold 4,500 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, February 24th. These shares are worth $471,825 and were traded at $104.85 each. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. (UPS) is a package delivery company.

While there are a number of profitability ratios that measure a company's ability to generate profit from the sales or services it provides, one of the most important is the net profit margin. The Company operates through three segments: U.S. Domestic Package operations, International Package operations, and Supply Chain & Freight operations. It delivers packages in over 220 countries and territories.

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