United Parcel Service (UPS)

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United Parcel Service PS Ratio (TTM):

1.646 for Sept. 18, 2014

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Sept. 18, 2014 1.646
Sept. 17, 2014 1.643
Sept. 16, 2014 1.619
Sept. 15, 2014 1.613
Sept. 12, 2014 1.620
Sept. 11, 2014 1.619
Sept. 10, 2014 1.613
Sept. 9, 2014 1.615
Sept. 8, 2014 1.627
Sept. 5, 2014 1.634
Sept. 4, 2014 1.627
Sept. 3, 2014 1.619
Sept. 2, 2014 1.619
Aug. 29, 2014 1.609
Aug. 28, 2014 1.610
Aug. 27, 2014 1.609
Aug. 26, 2014 1.610
Aug. 25, 2014 1.618
Aug. 22, 2014 1.616
Aug. 21, 2014 1.626
Aug. 20, 2014 1.633
Aug. 19, 2014 1.624
Aug. 18, 2014 1.613
Aug. 15, 2014 1.601
Aug. 14, 2014 1.588
   
Aug. 13, 2014 1.597
Aug. 12, 2014 1.593
Aug. 11, 2014 1.588
Aug. 8, 2014 1.586
Aug. 7, 2014 1.571
Aug. 6, 2014 1.582
Aug. 5, 2014 1.595
Aug. 4, 2014 1.606
Aug. 1, 2014 1.604
July 31, 2014 1.605
July 30, 2014 1.642
July 29, 2014 1.634
July 28, 2014 1.697
July 25, 2014 1.712
July 24, 2014 1.720
July 23, 2014 1.724
July 22, 2014 1.727
July 21, 2014 1.720
July 18, 2014 1.716
July 17, 2014 1.696
July 16, 2014 1.727
July 15, 2014 1.724
July 14, 2014 1.710
July 11, 2014 1.694
July 10, 2014 1.687

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About Price to Sales Ratio

The price to sales ratio (PS ratio) is calculated by dividing stock price by the revenue per share. It is most useful for comparing companies within a sector or industry because "normal" values for this ratio vary from industry to industry. In general, low price to sales ratios are more appealing because they suggest that a company is undervalued.

An example illustrating why PS ratios should not be compared across industries: On June 21, 2010, Starbucks had a PS ratio of 1.12 while Yahoo! had a PS ratio of 2.56. In other words, Yahoo! shareholders were paying $2.56 for $1 of sales while Starbucks shareholders would only pay $1.12 for $1 of sales. However, at that same moment, the two companies' price to earnings ratios were virtually identical (Starbucks: 28.09 and Yahoo!: 27.78). Hence, shareholders were paying nearly the same amount for $1.00 in earnings. The PS ratios, though, are less comparable since Yahoo!'s profit margins are much higher than that of Starbucks.

For more information on evaluating valuation multiples similar to this, please see our original white paper research : Making Sense Of Valuation Multiples.
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UPS PS Ratio (TTM) Benchmarks

Companies
FedEx 1.086
Amazon.com 1.837
XPO Logistics 1.122

UPS PS Ratio (TTM) Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 1.177 Nov 4 2009
Maximum 1.820 Dec 30 2013
Average 1.455

UPS PS Ratio (TTM) Excel Add-In Codes

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

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

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