UPS stock: buy or sell

UPS stock price: $192.04 -1.61% At close on Jul 28th, 2021

Updated on:
Jul 29th, 2021


UPS stock brief

  • UPS closed on Wednesday at $192.04 (-1.61%) prior to presenting earnings on Thursday
  • UPS dropped a -9.26% in 4 consecutive sessions in negative
  • UPS presented its earnings report on Thursday
  • The price is currently below the lower Bollinger band, which often indicates a short-term bounce that you better not try to trade
  • United Parcel Service, Inc. provides letter and package delivery, transportation, logistics, and financial services. It operates through three segments: U. S.

Should I buy UPS stock?

Even if you are a experienced or a novel trader, best trading results come from using an investing strategy that never leaves to random or subjective opinions when is the best moment to buy or sell stocks. Trading strategies are meant for helping you in the decision process of what stocks to pick and when is the best moment to buy them. At, we like to use very simple but trusted and powerful trend following trading strategies. Simple things usually work the best

Is $UPS stock a buy?

In the current situation of UPS there is not any eligible buy setup. This doesn't mean we expect a selloff for $UPS in the next few days, or that it may not rise higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems

Should I sell UPS stock?

Knowing when to sell a stock is even more difficult than knowing when to buy it. Similarly to when we have to buy shares, deciding when is appropiate to sell is not a whimsy decision, and we must follow our own trading strategy. Our trading system selects very simple setups to guide us on when is a good time to sell our shares. Be aware that these setups are not intended for selling short UPS stock

As a golden rule, you must never mantain an investment that leads to losses greater than those expected at the time of purchase. When to sell shares should always be dictated by the stop-loss (automatic or manual)

Is it time to sell UPS stock?

Currently, UPS stock doesn't match any of our preferred sell setups, so if you own UPS shares and your operation is in profit probably is not time to sell now

Price lost SMA50 level

On Tuesday, the price fell across the 50-d moving average showing that the prior upward trend might have come to an end. This is a good time to revise your current setup for this position and determine if it's time to sell

UPS ratings

In the previous month we couldn't find any rating for UPS

UPS stock analysis

Downtrend breakdown.

SMAs overview

UPS stock SMAs chart

Supports and resistances

The current resistances are:

  • R1: $195.47 (1.79% above)
  • R2: $209.36 (9.02% above)
  • R3: $214.93 (11.92% above)
  • The current supports are:

  • S1: $174.98 (-8.88% below)
  • S2: $174.00 (-9.39% below)
  • S3: $172.28 (-10.29% below)
  • Bollinger bands

    Price readings above or below the Bollinger Bands signal that the price has followed a strong trend that has led to extreme highs or lows. In this case, the price is lower the upper band, meaning a possible near-term bounce (at least) until it is back above the band

    UPS stock Bollinger Bands chart

    Relative strength index

    Cut down the 30 level Wednesday, with a value of 25.41. Sliding below the undervaluated zone is not a bullish sign, as stock price can be below 30 for many weeks and continue to drop

    UPS stock RSI chart

    UPS stock price history

    UPS IPO was on Nov 10th, 1999 priced at $37.94 per share1. Since then, UPS stock has risen by 406.17%, with an average of 19.34% per year. An investment of $1,000USD on Nov 1999 would have a value of $5,061.68 today.

    1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits

    UPS stock price history chart

    Price target for UPS stock

    How much a stock will be priced tomorrow or next week is quite unpredictable. Banks and financial organisations publish their analysis predicting how a particular stock will performance in the future.

    The following table shows the price target published by analysts over the last 30 days. If you are a small investor you should not trade based on these forecasts.

    We don't have any target price published in the last 4 weeks for UPS.

    Earnings and financials

    On Thursday, UPS ($UPS) had the shareholders call and released the report. UPS surpassed market estimates and presented of $3.06, that is a 8.90% increase compared to the previous predictions of $2.81. On the other hand, reported revenues of $23.4 billion were in line with consensus estimates.

    This compares to Earnings of $2.13 per share a year ago, so reported EPS is a gain of 43.66%. Revenue skyrocketed a 27.02% on an annualized basis in the , from $180.4B to $229.1B last quarter.

    UPS ($UPS) is posting quarterly financial report next October.

    UPS competitors

    UPS is part of the Capital Goods sector and the Integrated Freight & Logistics industry, which contain industry peers.

    UPS most relevant competitors are:

    UPS competitors
    CompanyMarket capRatingBullish ratings1
    UPS ($UPS) $139.3B
    FedEx ($FDX) $66.6B Neutral 0
    ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc. American Depos (ZTO) $28.2B Neutral 0

    1 In the last 30 days.

    UPS performance

    To better understand UPS stock performance you must compare its gains with other related stocks in same sector or industry.. For UPS, the benchmark is made against FedEx and ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc. American Depos.

    UPS performance compared
    UPS ($UPS) -6.40% -3.50% 22.10%
    FedEx ($FDX) -4.80% -2.60% 15.10%
    ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc. American Depos (ZTO) -7.80% -14.90% -20.10%

    Please read:
    The viewpoints published in this post are personal and not recommendations for you to buy or sell shares. The author of this paper does not have an understanding of the individual positions of the reader, his or her finances or his or her own best interests at any given time. All users should speak with their financial advisor before buying or selling any securities Viewpoints are published for general educational purposes only

    UPS summary

    Wednesday, July 28th, 2021
    Day range$190.51 - $195.87
    Previous close$195.19
    Session gain-1.61%
    Average true range$4.76
    50d mov avg$208.96
    100d mov avg$195.02
    200d mov avg$179.07
    Earnings dateOctober 26th, 2021

    Frequently asked questions

    What is UPS stock symbol?

    United Parcel Service, Inc. is a public company trading in the US stock market with the UPS symbol

    Is UPS stock a buy or sell?

    UPS had no ratings in the last 30 days Read the article to get additional tips on trading UPS stock.

    Will UPS go up?

    There were no predictions published by market analysts in the last month for UPS.