United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS)

97.52
NYSE : Transportation
Prev Close 99.78
Day Low/High 95.00 / 99.55
52 Wk Low/High 82.00 / 125.31
Avg Volume 5.02M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 702.09M
Market Cap 81.13B
EPS 5.10
P/E Ratio 19.53
Div & Yield 4.04 (4.12%)

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My Stocks to Watch (and Possibly Buy) List

Alright, let's talk stocks to watch with an aim toward picking them up at much better prices than several weeks ago. Here's the list I'm watching, some of which are Trifecta Stocks and Stocks Under $10 holdings: Alibaba : Especially as China gets ba...

UPS Raised to Buy at Stifel

UPS Raised to Buy at Deutsche Bank

This Dividend Stock Looks Ready to Deliver

This Dividend Stock Looks Ready to Deliver

UPS offers a high-yield dividend with a solid history.

Jim Cramer: Let's Talk About How Much a Company Is Spending

Jim Cramer: Let's Talk About How Much a Company Is Spending

There's good spend, bad spend, and no spend.

The Fed's Moves, Trading 5 Stocks, Coronavirus and the Market: Market Recon

The Fed's Moves, Trading 5 Stocks, Coronavirus and the Market: Market Recon

It's no secret that the Fed would like to get out of the short-term repo business.

December Retail Sales

December Retail Sales ex-autos rose 0.7% vs. November, and 6.3% year over year. Excluding gasoline, however, December Retail Sales rose 0.1% month over month and 5.3% year over year.  Quickly looking at the data from a year over year viewpoint, whic...

This Energy Stock Is My Pick for 2020 -- And Here's Why

This Energy Stock Is My Pick for 2020 -- And Here's Why

While this name may not appear like it's ready to pump up, I have some good reasons to invest in it.

Markets and China Phase One, FOMC Changes, Kirby on My Radar: Market Recon

Markets and China Phase One, FOMC Changes, Kirby on My Radar: Market Recon

Beyond an algorithmic reaction, I do not expect an overtly positive market reaction when pen is put to paper on Phase One.

Buffett Eyeing FedEx?

Yesterday I took a speculative investment in FedEx based on the possibility that Berkshire Hathaway may take a "liking" to this depressed transportation name that has been beaten up by a combination of poor execution and a competitive move that was ...

Here's When I Would Buy Amazon

Here's When I Would Buy Amazon

I do believe that Amazon is a long term buy, and even if political pressure does build to break the firm up into smaller pieces, that would be in the end a positive for shareholders.

Does One Really Need to Be in FedEx?

Does One Really Need to Be in FedEx?

This is the fifth consecutive quarter that FDX in some way reduced forward guidance.

Jim Cramer: The Demise of the Department Store

Jim Cramer: The Demise of the Department Store

The debacle can only accelerate, the demise hastened, happy new holidays.

Amazon Is the Great Disruptor

Amazon Is the Great Disruptor

I think AMZN could provide a good very short-term trade from the long side... this week.

We Have a Market That Has Become a Little Extended

We Have a Market That Has Become a Little Extended

This looks like a normal pause within an uptrend.

China Trade Optimism, Do Boeing's Numbers Matter? Trading Apple: Market Recon

China Trade Optimism, Do Boeing's Numbers Matter? Trading Apple: Market Recon

There is a chance that Presidents Trump and Xi sign something when they meet up at the APEC summit this November in Santiago, Chile.

Earnings Season Round 2 Starts Today

Earnings Season Round 2 Starts Today

The majority of the S&P 500 stocks will report in the next two weeks. Focus on individual stock picking, but keep stops tight.

Bright Outlook for Holiday Retail, Especially Online

The National Retail Federation announced on Thursday that it estimates holiday retail sales will grow from 3.8% to 4.2% this year compared to the 3.7% average over the past five years. The bright spot in retail -- online and other non-store sales --...

Attention Shoppers

For those that are concerned about the consumer and his or her ability to spend, the CEO of United Parcel Service is out saying the consumer is "still holding up" -- not exactly a comment that evokes a sense of vibrancy but then again UPS is what I ...

FedEx Rival UPS Could Continue to Forge Its Own Way to the Upside

FedEx Rival UPS Could Continue to Forge Its Own Way to the Upside

The charts of UPS and rival FedEx are quite different, with the former's technical signals indicating it could head higher.

Jim Cramer: FedEx and Adobe Misses Are All About Fierce Competition

Jim Cramer: FedEx and Adobe Misses Are All About Fierce Competition

Both companies are struggling to understand what this competitive e-commerce environment means for future guidance.

Let's See If Any Surprises Await in This FedEx Delivery

Let's See If Any Surprises Await in This FedEx Delivery

As the shipping company reports Tuesday night, headwinds blowing from Amazon and China trade are strong, but there's a chance of an unexpected move to the upside or activist investor news.

A UPS Opportunity

Let's talk some about that Stifel downgrade of UPS shares this morning, and let's begin with the following chart: I can't say I disagree with the call given the sharp pop UPS shares experienced last week. Even though we are heading into the seasonal...

Upgrades, Downgrades, Initiations

Here we go folks, a sampling of this morning's upgrades, downgrades and initiations. I'll be back with some thought on these after I get another cup of my morning fuel (coffee).  Upgrades Sprint by UBS from Neutral to Buy with a $10 price target Res...

Feds Probe Tech, Mueller Speaks, Holy Guacamole and Now Hear NOW: Market Recon

Feds Probe Tech, Mueller Speaks, Holy Guacamole and Now Hear NOW: Market Recon

Watch closely as the government opens a broad antitrust investigation into unidentified leading online technology platforms

Selected Earnings

United Parcel Service EPS: beat Revs: beat, +3.4% y/y Record profit across all segments Raised guidance   AT&T EPS: in line Revs: in line, +15.3% y/y Subscriber losses Raised guidance for free cash flow   General Dynamics EPS: beat Revs: beat, +4.0%...

Amazon Hasn't Even Reached Its Prime

Amazon Hasn't Even Reached Its Prime

Amazon could, technically, eventually tack on a few hundred more points -- meaning this pricey and risky stock can still pay off.

Jim Cramer: I Defy You to Show Me That Bullish Investors Dominate

Jim Cramer: I Defy You to Show Me That Bullish Investors Dominate

A subset of tech is expensive, as well as tech IPOs, but the majority of sectors are far from overvalued.