Media coverage about United Parcel Service (NYSE:UPS) has trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. United Parcel Service earned a daily sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the transportation company an impact score of 45.9880995290356 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Here are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

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Shares of United Parcel Service (NYSE UPS) opened at $130.64 on Tuesday. The firm has a market capitalization of $114,368.80, a price-to-earnings ratio of 32.02, a P/E/G ratio of 2.03 and a beta of 0.92. United Parcel Service has a twelve month low of $102.12 and a twelve month high of $135.53. The company has a current ratio of 1.06, a quick ratio of 1.06 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 9.33.

Several equities analysts recently commented on UPS shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered United Parcel Service from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 5th. Bank of America reiterated a “neutral” rating and issued a $124.00 price target (up from $117.00) on shares of United Parcel Service in a report on Friday, October 6th. Credit Suisse Group restated a “hold” rating and set a $116.00 price objective (up from $108.00) on shares of United Parcel Service in a research note on Thursday, October 12th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased their price target on United Parcel Service from $113.00 to $114.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 12th. Finally, Cowen increased their price target on United Parcel Service from $115.00 to $124.00 and gave the stock a “market perform” rating in a research note on Monday, October 23rd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have issued a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $124.09.

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About United Parcel Service

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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