United Parcel Service (UPS)

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United Parcel Service Gross Profit Margin (Quarterly):

75.12% for Sept. 30, 2014

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June 30, 2014 75.12%
March 31, 2014 74.56%
Dec. 31, 2013 89.16%
Sept. 30, 2013 75.70%
June 30, 2013 75.89%
March 31, 2013 75.08%
Dec. 31, 2012 88.59%
Sept. 30, 2012 75.23%
June 30, 2012 77.15%
March 31, 2012 76.83%
Dec. 31, 2011 75.84%
Sept. 30, 2011 76.19%
June 30, 2011 76.23%
March 31, 2011 77.18%
Dec. 31, 2010 77.52%
Sept. 30, 2010 78.17%
June 30, 2010 78.61%
March 31, 2010 79.08%
Dec. 31, 2009 78.69%
Sept. 30, 2009 80.29%
June 30, 2009 84.05%
March 31, 2009 81.86%
Dec. 31, 2008 78.67%
Sept. 30, 2008 75.76%
June 30, 2008 75.78%
   
March 31, 2008 77.57%
Dec. 31, 2007 78.21%
Sept. 30, 2007 79.68%
June 30, 2007 80.45%
March 31, 2007 83.66%
Dec. 31, 2006
Sept. 30, 2006
June 30, 2006
March 31, 2006
Dec. 31, 2005
Sept. 30, 2005
June 30, 2005
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Dec. 31, 2004 56.71%
Sept. 30, 2004 80.45%
June 30, 2004 72.02%
March 31, 2004 71.59%
Dec. 31, 2003
Sept. 30, 2003
June 30, 2003
March 31, 2003 70.53%
Dec. 31, 2002 75.03%
Sept. 30, 2002 75.35%
June 30, 2002 75.83%
March 31, 2002 75.83%

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About Gross Profit Margin

A gross profit margin is the difference between sales and the cost of goods sold divided by revenue. This represents the percentage of each dollar of a company's revenue available after accounting for cost of goods sold.

If a company produces phones and earns $32 million in sales but pays $24 million for the items sold, then the company's gross profit margin would be ($32M - $24M) / $32M = 25 percent.

Cutting costs result in higher gross profit margins. If a company sells phones for 500 dollars and the cost of the producing the phone is $250, the current gross profit margin is 50 percent ((500-250)/500). If the company is able to reduce production costs from $250 to $200, the gross profit margin is 60 percent ((500-200)/500).

Note : Profit margins are very dependent on sector. Companies that sell bland potato chips may not have very high margins, but will sell a sizable quantity of potato chips. A company that sells consulting services will likely have higher profit margins, but sell lower quantities.
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UPS Gross Profit Margin (Quarterly) Benchmarks

Companies
FedEx 62.43%
Amazon.com 28.92%
Wal-Mart Stores 25.07%

UPS Gross Profit Margin (Quarterly) Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 74.56% Mar 2014
Maximum 89.16% Dec 2013
Average 77.94%

UPS Gross Profit Margin (Quarterly) Excel Add-In Codes

  • Metric Code: gross_profit_margin
  • Latest data point: =YCP("UPS", "gross_profit_margin")
  • Last 5 data points: =YCS("UPS", "gross_profit_margin", -4)

To find the codes for any of our financial metrics, see our Complete Reference of Metric Codes.

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