| United Parcel Service provides transportation services, primarily domestic and international letter and package delivery. Co. reports its operations in three segments: United States Domestic Package, which includes the time-definite delivery of letters, documents and packages throughout the United States; International Package, which includes delivery to several countries and territories worldwide, including shipments wholly outside the United States, as well as shipments with either origin or destination outside the United States; and Supply Chain & Freight, which includes Co.'s Forwarding, Logistics, Coyote, Marken, UPS Mail Innovations, UPS Freight and other aggregated business units. |
When researching a stock like United Parcel Service, many investors are the most familiar with Fundamental Analysis — looking at a company's balance sheet, earnings, revenues, and what's happening in that company's underlying business. Investors who use Fundamental Analysis to identify good stocks to buy or sell can also benefit from UPS Technical Analysis to help find a good entry or exit point. Technical Analysis is blind to the fundamentals and looks only at the trading data for UPS stock — the real life supply and demand for the stock over time — and examines that data in different ways. One of those ways is to calculate a Simpe Moving Average ("SMA") by looking back a certain number of days. One of the most popular "longer look-backs" is the UPS 200 day moving average ("UPS 200 DMA"), while one of the most popular "shorter look-backs" is the UPS 50 day moving average ("UPS 50 DMA"). A chart showing both of these popular moving averages is shown on this page for United Parcel Service.