Zacks Investment Research Downgrades DEUTSCHE POST A/S (OTCMKTS:DPSGY) to Sell

DEUTSCHE POST A/S (OTCMKTS:DPSGY) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note issued on Thursday, reports.

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According to Zacks, “Deutsche Post AG provides logistics services primarily in Germany, Europe, America, Asia Pacific and Other regions. The company’s operating segment consists of Post-eCommerce-Parcel; Express; Global Forwarding, Freight and Supply Chain. The PeP division provides mail products, advertising mail, press products, import/export, philately and postbus services as well as eCommerce-parcel services. Express division offers courier and express services. Global Forwarding Freight division provides transports goods by rail, road, air and sea; full, part and less than truckload freight services and intermodal transport services. Supply Chain division provides supply chain logistics solutions which include warehousing, distribution, managed transport, value-added services and supply chain management and consulting services; business process outsourcing and marketing communications solutions. Deutsche Post AG is headquartered in Bonn, Germany. “

A number of other equities analysts also recently issued reports on the stock. Berenberg Bank upgraded shares of DEUTSCHE POST A/S from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, October 18th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of DEUTSCHE POST A/S from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated a “sell” rating on shares of DEUTSCHE POST A/S in a report on Tuesday, September 10th. DZ Bank reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of DEUTSCHE POST A/S in a report on Tuesday, August 6th. Finally, Kepler Capital Markets upgraded shares of DEUTSCHE POST A/S from a “reduce” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 16th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. DEUTSCHE POST A/S has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $31.00.

Shares of DPSGY traded up $0.42 during trading hours on Thursday, reaching $36.34. The company had a trading volume of 43,080 shares, compared to its average volume of 83,378. The firm has a 50 day simple moving average of $33.75 and a 200-day simple moving average of $32.76. The company has a current ratio of 0.90, a quick ratio of 0.87 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.11. The company has a market capitalization of $44.51 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.54 and a beta of 1.37. DEUTSCHE POST A/S has a 12-month low of $26.59 and a 12-month high of $36.38.

DEUTSCHE POST A/S (OTCMKTS:DPSGY) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, August 5th. The transportation company reported $0.40 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.43 by ($0.03). The company had revenue of $17.40 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $18.23 billion. DEUTSCHE POST A/S had a net margin of 3.44% and a return on equity of 15.92%. Sell-side analysts forecast that DEUTSCHE POST A/S will post 2.24 earnings per share for the current year.


Deutsche Post AG engages in the provision of mail and logistics services. It operates through the following business segments: Post-eCommerce-Parcel (PeP), Express, Global Forwarding, Freight, Supply Chain, and Corporate Center or Other. The PeP segment handles both domestic and international mail and is a specialist in dialogue marketing, nationwide press distribution services, and all the electronic services associated with mail delivery.

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