Can United Parcel Service Meet Its Long-Term Performance Targets? - Motley Fool The package delivery giant has fallen behind its long-term guidance in 2016. Will it continue? Most investors in United Parcel Service (NYSE:UPS) will be hoping for a successful holiday season after having been disappointed in the past two years. However, the company's long-term financial targets also deserve scrutiny. In a nutshell, UPS is falling behind its five-year targets and has some catching up to do. Will it be forced to reduce its financial targets, and does it really matter?