United Parcel Service (NYSE:UPS – Get Rating) and Shengfeng Development (NASDAQ:SFWL – Get Rating) are both transportation companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability, risk and analyst recommendations.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
58.9% of United Parcel Service shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.1% of United Parcel Service shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares United Parcel Service and Shengfeng Development’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|United Parcel Service||10.90%||57.68%||14.91%|
Valuation & Earnings
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|United Parcel Service||$100.34 billion||1.47||$11.55 billion||$12.36||13.85|
United Parcel Service has higher revenue and earnings than Shengfeng Development.
This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for United Parcel Service and Shengfeng Development, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|United Parcel Service||3||6||14||1||2.54|
United Parcel Service currently has a consensus price target of $193.58, indicating a potential upside of 13.05%. Given United Parcel Service’s higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe United Parcel Service is more favorable than Shengfeng Development.
United Parcel Service beats Shengfeng Development on 9 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.
About United Parcel Service
United Parcel Service, Inc. is a package delivery company, which engages in the provision of global supply chain management solutions. It operates through the following segments: U.S. Domestic Package, International Package, and Supply Chain Solutions. The U.S. Domestic Package segment includes time-definite delivery of letters, documents, and packages. The International Package segment focuses on delivery and shipments in Europe, Asia, the Indian sub-continent, the Middle East, Africa, Canada, and Latin America. The Supply Chain Solutions is involved in forwarding, logistics, Coyote, Marken, and UPS Mail Innovations. The company was founded by James E. Casey and Claude Ryan on August 28, 1907 and is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.
About Shengfeng Development
Shengfeng Development Limited is a contract logistics company principally in China. The Company provides integrated logistics solutions comprised of B2B freight transportation services, cloud storage services and value-added services. Shengfeng Development Limited is based in FUZHOU, China.
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