UPS Deliverable 1 Submission

Growth opportunities ups can build around its

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Growth Opportunities - UPS can build around its multinational customer base with Asia operations - UPS can pass on cheap cargo to target the more document and small package market, since they do not need to fill an aircraft - E-commerce opportunities - Decline of US Postal Service may result in less competition Potential Threats - UPS can build around its multinational customer base with Asia operations - UPS can pass on cheap cargo to target the more document and small package market, since they do not need to fill an aircraft - E-commerce opportunities - Decline of US Postal Service may result in less competition Ratio Analysis · To find the closing price of your company’s common stock at year end for 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010, select the HISTORICAL QUOTES tab directly above the graph of your company’s stock price. For each of the previous five years, using the dropdown calendar, select the last date the markets were open that year and click on the “Set” button. Date 12/29/2006 12/31/2007 12/31/2008 12/31/2009 12/31/2010 Closing Price 74.98 68.08 56.11 57.37 72.58 · To find the closing price of your company’s common stock at year end for 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010, select the HISTORICAL QUOTES tab directly above the graph of your company’s stock price. For each of the previous five years, using the dropdown calendar, select the last date the markets were open that year and click on the “Set” button. Fiscal Year 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 EPS (diluted) 3.87 0.36 2.94 2.14 3.48 · Now, you can calculate the P/E ratio by dividing the closing price of the stock at year end by the year end EPS (diluted Date 12/29/2006 12/31/2007 12/31/2008 12/31/2009 12/31/2010
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P/E Ratio 19.37 189.11 8.88 26.81 20.86 Competitors Date 12/29/2006 12/31/2007 12/31/2008 12/31/2009 12/31/2010 Current P/E Ratio (IPC) 19.37 189.11 8.88 26.81 20.86 18.29 P/E Ratio Fed- Ex 16.76 25.10 196.68 22.14 20.31 16.75 P/E Ratio CH Robinson 26.72 29.09 26.46 27.57 34.41 22.30 The first thing that stands out in the P/E analysis of UPS and its two big competitors is that there is a huge abnormality in both UPS and Fed-Ex. UPS had a drastically higher
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