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Why NYSE:UPS provides a good dividend, while having solid fundamentals.

By Mill Chart

Last update: Apr 15, 2024

UNITED PARCEL SERVICE-CL B (NYSE:UPS) was identified as a stock worth exploring by dividend investors by our stock screener. NYSE:UPS scores well on profitability, solvency and liquidity. At the same time it seems to pay a decent dividend. We'll explore this a bit deeper below.

Analyzing Dividend Metrics

ChartMill assigns a proprietary Dividend Rating to each stock. The score is computed by evaluating various valuation aspects, like the yield, the history, the dividend growth and sustainability. NYSE:UPS was assigned a score of 8 for dividend:

  • UPS has a Yearly Dividend Yield of 4.38%, which is a nice return.
  • UPS's Dividend Yield is rather good when compared to the industry average which is at 2.64. UPS pays more dividend than 100.00% of the companies in the same industry.
  • Compared to an average S&P500 Dividend Yield of 2.39, UPS pays a better dividend.
  • On average, the dividend of UPS grows each year by 12.35%, which is quite nice.
  • UPS has been paying a dividend for at least 10 years, so it has a reliable track record.
  • UPS has not decreased its dividend for at least 10 years, so it has a reliable track record of non decreasing dividend.

Health Assessment of NYSE:UPS

ChartMill utilizes a Health Rating to assess stocks, scoring them on a scale of 0 to 10. This rating takes into account a variety of liquidity and solvency ratios, both in absolute terms and in comparison to industry peers. NYSE:UPS has earned a 5 out of 10:

  • UPS has an Altman-Z score of 3.54. This indicates that UPS is financially healthy and has little risk of bankruptcy at the moment.
  • UPS has a Altman-Z score of 3.54. This is in the better half of the industry: UPS outperforms 64.71% of its industry peers.
  • UPS's Debt to FCF ratio of 4.38 is fine compared to the rest of the industry. UPS outperforms 64.71% of its industry peers.

Exploring NYSE:UPS's Profitability

ChartMill assigns a Profitability Rating to every stock. This score ranges from 0 to 10 and evaluates the different profitability ratios and margins, both absolutely, but also relative to the industry peers. NYSE:UPS scores a 9 out of 10:

  • The Return On Assets of UPS (9.47%) is better than 88.24% of its industry peers.
  • UPS has a Return On Equity of 38.76%. This is amongst the best in the industry. UPS outperforms 100.00% of its industry peers.
  • UPS's Return On Invested Capital of 13.42% is amongst the best of the industry. UPS outperforms 94.12% of its industry peers.
  • Measured over the past 3 years, the Average Return On Invested Capital for UPS is significantly above the industry average of 7.59%.
  • UPS's Profit Margin of 7.37% is amongst the best of the industry. UPS outperforms 82.35% of its industry peers.
  • In the last couple of years the Profit Margin of UPS has grown nicely.
  • Looking at the Operating Margin, with a value of 10.05%, UPS belongs to the top of the industry, outperforming 88.24% of the companies in the same industry.
  • The Gross Margin of UPS (79.74%) is better than 100.00% of its industry peers.

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NYSE:UPS (5/24/2024, 7:04:00 PM)

After market: 138.75 +0.09 (+0.06%)


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