United Parcel Service (NYSE:UPS)

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UPS Expects Record Holiday Shipments

It is not particularly surprising that a major shipping company would disclose that the holiday season will be its busiest. FedEx already has. On the other hand, the fact that ...
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UPS Delivers on Earnings, Prepares for Busy December

United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE: UPS) reported its third-quarter results before the market opened Friday as $1.32 in earnings per share and $14.29 billion in revenue. That was against Thomson ...
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FedEx Predicts Record Holiday Season Shipments

Package delivery service FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) said on Wednesday that it expects global shipments to rise 8.8% during this year’s holiday season to a total of more than 290 ...
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Retailers Hiring the Most Employees for the Holidays

Retailers across the nation are accepting waves of new employee applications in preparation for the imminent 2014 holiday hiring season. Seven of the nation’s largest retailers will together add nearly ...
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FedEx On Track for New All-Time High on Earnings, Rate Increases

FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) reported first-quarter fiscal 2015 results before markets opened Wednesday. The package delivery service reported quarterly diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $2.10 on revenues of $11.7 ...
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UPS to Hire Up to 95,000 Seasonal Workers for 2014 Holiday Surge

The first announcement for seasonal hiring plans came out Tuesday morning from United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE: UPS). The package delivery service said it will hire 90,000 to 95,000 seasonal ...
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Top UBS Dividend Ruler Stocks Continue to Increase Shareholder Payouts

In a world of continued low yields, one thing that continues to work for investors is top dividend-paying companies that continue to raise their payouts year in and year out. ...
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Defense Department Awards Contracts to FedEx, UPS, Alaska Air

The U.S. Department of Defense announced on Thursday the award of more than a dozen contracts for everything from environmental rehabilitation work to repair and maintenance work for missiles going ...
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Major Portfolio Changes for Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) released its public equity holdings as of June 30, 2014. Warren Buffett's different portfolio holdings have not been changing much of late, but it turns ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Eli Lilly, Enphase, Lululemon, SodaStream, Yelp and More

Stocks were lower on Thursday after weak overseas trading. Investors are braced for Friday's key unemployment and payrolls report, and they are still looking for upside from their investment funds. ...
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Are UPS Results Bad for the U.S. Postal Service?

Tuesday's earnings report from United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE: UPS) disappointed investors, not because the package delivery service missed estimates but because the company expects to invest more money to ...
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UPS Stock Hammered on Lowered EPS Outlook

United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE: UPS) reported second-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Tuesday. The package delivery service reported adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.21 on revenues of ...
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Customer Service Hall of Fame

Which companies do Americans enjoy dealing with the most? Truth is, many of the names that top this annual list of best companies for customer service will not surprise you ...
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FedEx Buybacks Lift Earnings

FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) reported fourth-quarter and full-year fiscal 2014 results before markets opened Wednesday. The package delivery service reported quarterly diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $2.46 on revenues ...
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UPS: Bigger Boxes Mean Higher Prices

The one-size, one-price strategy employed off and on by the U.S. Postal Service, United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE: UPS) and FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) has come to an end. The ...
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