Trillium Asset Management LLC Buys 1,847 Shares of United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS)

Trillium Asset Management LLC increased its stake in United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) by 2.2% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 87,522 shares of the transportation company’s stock after buying an additional 1,847 shares during the quarter. Trillium Asset Management LLC’s holdings in United Parcel Service were worth $9,679,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Several other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of UPS. Genovese Burford & Brothers Wealth & Retirement Plan Management LLC grew its stake in United Parcel Service by 0.3% during the 2nd quarter. Genovese Burford & Brothers Wealth & Retirement Plan Management LLC now owns 1,482 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $163,000 after purchasing an additional 5 shares in the last quarter. Founders Capital Management grew its stake in United Parcel Service by 0.3% during the 2nd quarter. Founders Capital Management now owns 5,367 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $594,000 after purchasing an additional 15 shares in the last quarter. Bollard Group LLC grew its stake in United Parcel Service by 0.8% during the 2nd quarter. Bollard Group LLC now owns 2,239 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $248,000 after purchasing an additional 17 shares in the last quarter. Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America grew its stake in United Parcel Service by 0.7% during the 1st quarter. Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America now owns 2,659 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $285,000 after purchasing an additional 18 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Conservest Capital Advisors Inc. grew its stake in United Parcel Service by 0.8% during the 2nd quarter. Conservest Capital Advisors Inc. now owns 2,913 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $322,000 after purchasing an additional 23 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 52.86% of the company’s stock.

A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on UPS shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered United Parcel Service from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 5th. BidaskClub upgraded United Parcel Service from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 20th. TheStreet upgraded United Parcel Service from a “c” rating to a “b” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 27th. Cowen and Company restated a “hold” rating on shares of United Parcel Service in a research note on Tuesday, September 26th. Finally, Robert W. Baird restated a “hold” rating and set a $118.00 price objective on shares of United Parcel Service in a research note on Friday, August 25th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have assigned a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $117.00.

In related news, insider James J. Barber sold 3,556 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, July 31st. The stock was sold at an average price of $110.85, for a total transaction of $394,182.60. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, EVP Alan Gershenhorn sold 17,699 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 22nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $114.10, for a total value of $2,019,455.90. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders own 0.59% of the company’s stock.

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United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) opened at 118.12 on Wednesday. The firm has a market cap of $102.29 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 29.04 and a beta of 0.90. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $116.68 and a 200 day moving average price of $110.56. United Parcel Service, Inc. has a 12 month low of $102.12 and a 12 month high of $120.80.

United Parcel Service (NYSE:UPS) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 27th. The transportation company reported $1.58 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.46 by $0.12. United Parcel Service had a return on equity of 417.18% and a net margin of 5.68%. The business ha

Several other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of UPS. Genovese Burford & Brothers Wealth & Retirement Plan Management LLC grew its stake in United Parcel Service by 0.3% during the 2nd quarter. Genovese Burford & Brothers Wealth & Retirement Plan Management LLC now owns 1,482 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $163,000 after purchasing an additional 5 shares in the last quarter. Founders Capital Management grew its stake in United Parcel Service by 0.3% during the 2nd quarter. Founders Capital Management now owns 5,367 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $594,000 after purchasing an additional 15 shares in the last quarter. Bollard Group LLC grew its stake in United Parcel Service by 0.8% during the 2nd quarter. Bollard Group LLC now owns 2,239 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $248,000 after purchasing an additional 17 shares in the last quarter. Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America grew its stake in United Parcel Service by 0.7% during the 1st quarter. Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America now owns 2,659 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $285,000 after purchasing an additional 18 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Conservest Capital Advisors Inc. grew its stake in United Parcel Service by 0.8% during the 2nd quarter. Conservest Capital Advisors Inc. now owns 2,913 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $322,000 after purchasing an additional 23 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 52.86% of the company’s stock.

A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on UPS shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered United Parcel Service from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 5th. BidaskClub upgraded United Parcel Service from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 20th. TheStreet upgraded United Parcel Service from a “c” rating to a “b” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 27th. Cowen and Company restated a “hold” rating on shares of United Parcel Service in a research note on Tuesday, September 26th. Finally, Robert W. Baird restated a “hold” rating and set a $118.00 price objective on shares of United Parcel Service in a research note on Friday, August 25th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have assigned a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $117.00.

In related news, insider James J. Barber sold 3,556 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, July 31st. The stock was sold at an average price of $110.85, for a total transaction of $394,182.60. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, EVP Alan Gershenhorn sold 17,699 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 22nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $114.10, for a total value of $2,019,455.90. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders own 0.59% of the company’s stock.

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United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) opened at 118.12 on Wednesday. The firm has a market cap of $102.29 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 29.04 and a beta of 0.90. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $116.68 and a 200 day moving average price of $110.56. United Parcel Service, Inc. has a 12 month low of $102.12 and a 12 month high of $120.80.

United Parcel Service (NYSE:UPS) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 27th. The transportation company reported $1.58 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.46 by $0.12. United Parcel Service had a return on equity of 417.18% and a net margin of 5.68%. The business had revenue of $15.75 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $15.49 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $1.43 EPS. The firm’s revenue was up 7.7% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts expect that United Parcel Service, Inc. will post $6.01 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

United Parcel Service Profile

United Parcel Service, Inc (UPS) is a package delivery company. The Company is a provider of global supply chain management solutions. The Company operates through three segments: U.S. Domestic Package operations, International Package operations, and Supply Chain & Freight operations. As of December 31, 2016, the Company delivered packages in over 220 countries and territories.

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