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United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE:UPS)

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Analysis of Goodwill and Intangible Assets

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Goodwill and Intangible Asset Disclosure

United Parcel Service Inc., balance sheet: goodwill and intangible assets

US$ in millions

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Goodwill
Capitalized software
Licenses
Franchise rights
Customer relationships
Trade name
Trademarks, patents, and other
Intangible assets, gross carrying amount
Accumulated amortization
Intangible assets, net carrying value
Goodwill and intangible assets

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2021-02-22), 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-20), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-21), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-21), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-21).

Item Description The company
Goodwill Amount after accumulated impairment loss of an asset representing future economic benefits arising from other assets acquired in a business combination that are not individually identified and separately recognized. United Parcel Service Inc.’s goodwill increased from 2018 to 2019 but then decreased significantly from 2019 to 2020.
Intangible assets, net carrying value Sum of the carrying amounts of all intangible assets, excluding goodwill, as of the balance sheet date, net of accumulated amortization and impairment charges. United Parcel Service Inc.’s intangible assets, net carrying value increased from 2018 to 2019 and from 2019 to 2020.
Goodwill and intangible assets Sum of the carrying amounts of all intangible assets, including goodwill, as of the balance sheet date, net of accumulated amortization and impairment charges. United Parcel Service Inc.’s goodwill and intangible assets increased from 2018 to 2019 but then decreased significantly from 2019 to 2020.

Adjustments to Financial Statements: Removal of Goodwill

United Parcel Service Inc., adjustments to financial statements

US$ in millions

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Adjustment to Total Assets
Total assets (as reported)
Less: Goodwill
Total assets (adjusted)
Adjustment to Equity For Controlling Interests
Equity for controlling interests (as reported)
Less: Goodwill
Equity for controlling interests (adjusted)
Adjustment to Net Income
Net income (as reported)
Add: Goodwill impairment charge
Net income (adjusted)

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2021-02-22), 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-20), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-21), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-21), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-21).


United Parcel Service Inc., Financial Data: Reported vs. Adjusted


Adjusted Financial Ratios: Removal of Goodwill (Summary)

United Parcel Service Inc., adjusted financial ratios

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Net Profit Margin
Reported net profit margin
Adjusted net profit margin
Total Asset Turnover
Reported total asset turnover
Adjusted total asset turnover
Financial Leverage
Reported financial leverage
Adjusted financial leverage
Return on Equity (ROE)
Reported ROE
Adjusted ROE
Return on Assets (ROA)
Reported ROA
Adjusted ROA

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2021-02-22), 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-20), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-21), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-21), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-21).

Financial ratio Description The company
Adjusted net profit margin An indicator of profitability, calculated as adjusted net income divided by revenue. United Parcel Service Inc.’s adjusted net profit margin ratio deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 and from 2019 to 2020.
Adjusted total asset turnover An activity ratio calculated as total revenue divided by adjusted total assets. United Parcel Service Inc.’s adjusted total asset turnover ratio deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 but then slightly improved from 2019 to 2020.
Adjusted ROA A profitability ratio calculated as adjusted net income divided by adjusted total assets. United Parcel Service Inc.’s adjusted ROA deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 and from 2019 to 2020.

United Parcel Service Inc., Financial Ratios: Reported vs. Adjusted


Adjusted Net Profit Margin

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As Reported
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net income
Revenue
Profitability Ratio
Net profit margin1
Adjusted for Goodwill
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Adjusted net income
Revenue
Profitability Ratio
Adjusted net profit margin2

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2021-02-22), 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-20), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-21), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-21), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-21).

2020 Calculations

1 Net profit margin = 100 × Net income ÷ Revenue
= 100 × ÷ =

2 Adjusted net profit margin = 100 × Adjusted net income ÷ Revenue
= 100 × ÷ =

Profitability ratio Description The company
Adjusted net profit margin An indicator of profitability, calculated as adjusted net income divided by revenue. United Parcel Service Inc.’s adjusted net profit margin ratio deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 and from 2019 to 2020.

Adjusted Total Asset Turnover

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As Reported
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Revenue
Total assets
Activity Ratio
Total asset turnover1
Adjusted for Goodwill
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Revenue
Adjusted total assets
Activity Ratio
Adjusted total asset turnover2

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2021-02-22), 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-20), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-21), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-21), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-21).

2020 Calculations

1 Total asset turnover = Revenue ÷ Total assets
= ÷ =

2 Adjusted total asset turnover = Revenue ÷ Adjusted total assets
= ÷ =

Activity ratio Description The company
Adjusted total asset turnover An activity ratio calculated as total revenue divided by adjusted total assets. United Parcel Service Inc.’s adjusted total asset turnover ratio deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 but then slightly improved from 2019 to 2020.

Adjusted Financial Leverage

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As Reported
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Total assets
Equity for controlling interests
Solvency Ratio
Financial leverage1
Adjusted for Goodwill
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Adjusted total assets
Adjusted equity for controlling interests
Solvency Ratio
Adjusted financial leverage2

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2021-02-22), 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-20), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-21), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-21), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-21).

2020 Calculations

1 Financial leverage = Total assets ÷ Equity for controlling interests
= ÷ =

2 Adjusted financial leverage = Adjusted total assets ÷ Adjusted equity for controlling interests
= ÷ =


Adjusted Return on Equity (ROE)

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As Reported
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net income
Equity for controlling interests
Profitability Ratio
ROE1
Adjusted for Goodwill
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Adjusted net income
Adjusted equity for controlling interests
Profitability Ratio
Adjusted ROE2

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2021-02-22), 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-20), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-21), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-21), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-21).

2020 Calculations

1 ROE = 100 × Net income ÷ Equity for controlling interests
= 100 × ÷ =

2 Adjusted ROE = 100 × Adjusted net income ÷ Adjusted equity for controlling interests
= 100 × ÷ =


Adjusted Return on Assets (ROA)

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As Reported
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net income
Total assets
Profitability Ratio
ROA1
Adjusted for Goodwill
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Adjusted net income
Adjusted total assets
Profitability Ratio
Adjusted ROA2

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2021-02-22), 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-20), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-21), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-21), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-21).

2020 Calculations

1 ROA = 100 × Net income ÷ Total assets
= 100 × ÷ =

2 Adjusted ROA = 100 × Adjusted net income ÷ Adjusted total assets
= 100 × ÷ =

Profitability ratio Description The company
Adjusted ROA A profitability ratio calculated as adjusted net income divided by adjusted total assets. United Parcel Service Inc.’s adjusted ROA deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 and from 2019 to 2020.