United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS)

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NYSE : Transportation
Prev Close 95.68
Open 96.25
Day Low/High 94.18 / 96.82
52 Wk Low/High 82.00 / 125.31
Volume 1.28M
Avg Volume 5.21M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 702.31M
Market Cap 77.28B
EPS 5.10
P/E Ratio 17.61
Div & Yield 4.04 (4.18%)

Partly Covering Some Shorts

I'm making some small covers of the following shorts: Apple (AAPL), Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B), Comcast (CMCSA), General Motors (GM), MetLife (MET) and United Parcel Service (UPS). This reflects some sharp share price declines in the above stocks ov...

UPS Hits a Bumpy Technical Trail

UPS Hits a Bumpy Technical Trail

The breakdown today puts UPS in a clear bear trend.

Jim Cramer on How to Play Defense in a Down Market Like Today

Jim Cramer on How to Play Defense in a Down Market Like Today

Jim Cramer, portfolio manager of TheStreet’s Action Alerts PLUS and host of CNBC’s ‘Mad Money,’ talked about how to play defense in a down market on Friday.

The Long and Short of It

Here is a partial list of my current longs and shorts: Longs: Yahoo! (YHOO), Potash (POT), Citigroup (C), Bank of America (BAC), JPMorgan Chase (JPM), Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB), Twitter (TWTR), Macy's (M), Best Buy (BBY), Bed, Bath & Beyond (BBBY),...

I Should Have Known!

Stated simply, we have bad market action today. I wrote the following at around 10 a.m., but should have known better: "For what it's worth, nearly every hedge hogger that I speak to is looking for an oversold rally today, and so are several technic...

My Short Take on the Market

Here's a partial list of my short book, with asterisks after names on my "Best Short Ideas" list: Apple* (AAPL), Berkshire Hathaway* (BRK.B), Caterpillar* (CAT), Comcast*(CMCSA), Exxon Mobil* (XOM), Facebook (FB), General Motors (GM), iShares China ...

Today's Takeaways and Observations

"If you have the rivers flowing one way all the dips should be bought. If you have the rivers flowing the other way all the rallies should be sold. I don't know which way the river is flowing, because it's moving both ways now ... I have problems wi...

Today's Takeaways and Observations

My thoughts on the day: The market has no memory from day to day, plain and simple. In this post I explain why we should not be influenced by short-term trends and why the randomness and program-oriented market ruins charts and befuddles technical a...

Today's Activity

Here's a roundup of my actions so far today: I've further reduced my bank longs based on an advance in share prices, coupled with the yield curve's flattening. However, Bank of America (BAC), Citigroup (C), JPMorgan Chase (JPM) and Fifth Third Banco...

Trifecta Stocks Portfolio Ups Holdings in Disney, UPS, Qorvo

Trifecta Stocks Portfolio Ups Holdings in Disney, UPS, Qorvo

TheStreet's Trifecta Stocks portfolio has upped its positions in Disney (DIS), Qorvo (QRVO), and UPS (UPS).

Bed Bath & Beyond Is Beyond Attractive

Bed Bath & Beyond Is Beyond Attractive

Forget poor price momentum -- the retailer has never been more valuable based on fundamentals.

DHL Express Sees 23 Percent Volume Spike During Peak Holiday Season

DHL Express Sees 23 Percent Volume Spike During Peak Holiday Season

DHL Express U.S. is gearing up for big volume growth during the upcoming holiday season, according to CEO Greg Hewitt.

Today's Trades and Orders

Here's a roundup of my trades and orders so far today: Bonds are well bid this morning, with the iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (TLT) up $0.85 as I write this. I'm using the strength to further reduce my exposure to closed-end municipal-bond fun...

Brown Is the New Black: UPS Added to Trifecta Stocks Fund

Brown Is the New Black: UPS Added to Trifecta Stocks Fund

TheStreet's Trifecta Stocks Fund has added UPS (UPS) to its holdings ahead of an expected increase in online holiday shopping season, buying 101 shares at $103.20 each.

A Not-So-Short List of Shorts

In response to a number of subscriber emails, here is a partial list of my shorts: Alibaba, aka Ali Blah Blah (BABA), Apple (AAPL), MetLife (MET), Lincoln Financial (LNC), Comcast (CMCSA), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Schlumberger (SLB), United Parcel Service...

My Outlook for the Market's Major Sectors

I'm planning to initiate a new regular feature called "Sectors," in which I'll periodically offer my short-term price outlook for each of the market's major groups. I plan to be succinct rather than elaborate, but will attempt to clearly delineate a...

Heavy Load of Low-Performing Stocks Could Weigh Down the Transports

Heavy Load of Low-Performing Stocks Could Weigh Down the Transports

We found only 4 stocks in the Dow Transportation Average with positive looking charts.

Recapping Yesterday's Trades

I was out yesterday and Bret Jensen was handling the Daily Diary for me, but I wrote several postings on Columnist Conversations noting that I was materially increasing my short exposure. To recap: I added to shorts in the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) at ...

The Real Trouble Is in the Transports

The Real Trouble Is in the Transports

Sector's bear market is rolling right along.

Today's Takeaways and Observations

My thoughts on the day to this point: A down day, thus far. S&P near the day's low. SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) at $206, or about 30 cents above the day's low. Fairly bad breadth on the NYSE. Qs (Nasdaq) are creaming Ss (S&P) who are creaming Rs (Russell...

UPS Slammed After Earnings Fail to Deliver

UPS Slammed After Earnings Fail to Deliver

Many bulls got caught leaning the wrong way, a condition that may take some time to work off.

U.S. Stocks Open Lower as the Federal Reserve Begins its Meeting

U.S. Stocks Open Lower as the Federal Reserve Begins its Meeting

U.S. markets opened lower Tuesday as the Federal Reserve begins its 2-day meeting where the governors will consider interest rates and the economy.

Don't Load Up on Packaging Stocks

Web shopping isn't helping boxmakers like International Paper much.

Rerouting UPS Stock; There's a Rally in the Cards

Rerouting UPS Stock; There's a Rally in the Cards

The stock has spent most of the year in repair mode and looks like it can deliver better returns ahead.

UPS Stock: Undeliverable

UPS Stock: Undeliverable

The stock has been trapped in a $10 trading range and has not gone anywhere for two years, ruining all delivery expectations of the bulls.

7 Ridiculous Things About This Happy Market

7 Ridiculous Things About This Happy Market

It's an irrational day, but this time to the upside.

Jim Cramer Says Caterpillar's Announced Job Cuts 'Were Chilling'

Jim Cramer Says Caterpillar's Announced Job Cuts 'Were Chilling'

Jim Cramer answered viewers' Twitter questions from the floor of the NYSE and addressed Caterpillar's (CAT) announcement that it has lowered its revenue outlook and plans to cut 10,000 jobs.

Some Coal for 2015 Holiday Sales

There was some chatter a few days ago about how retailers' stocks were looking a bit better, but I've been rather down on the group for some time given U.S. job- and wage-growth concerns. Higher minimum wages are bound to hit retailers on the cost s...

U.S. Stocks Opened Slightly Higher as the Federal Reserve Meets

U.S. Stocks Opened Slightly Higher as the Federal Reserve Meets

U.S. stocks opened steady to slightly higher Wednesday as the Federal Reserve begins its most highly anticipated meeting in years.

Don't Be Afraid of a Strong Dollar

Don't Be Afraid of a Strong Dollar

These U.S.-based multinational companies have taken an undeserved beating and are worth buying.