United Parcel Service (NYSE:UPS)

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UPS Joins Others Down in the Dumps

United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE: UPS) reported first-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Thursday, and no surprise, winter weather was its theme of the day. And no surprise either that ...
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FedEx Chops Forecast as Earnings Struggle With Weather, Fuel Costs

FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) reported fiscal third-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Wednesday. The package delivery services provider reported diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.23 on revenues of $11.3 ...
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UBS High-Yielding Dividend Ruler Stocks Raising Dividends Now

The importance of dividends in stock and portfolio performance cannot be focused on enough for investors looking to have a successful and solid portfolio. As we have written in the ...
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Can UPS Save With Propane-Fueled Delivery Trucks?

United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE: UPS) announced Wednesday morning that it will purchase 1,000 propane-fueled package delivery trucks and install 50 propane fueling stations at a cost of around $70 ...
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Meet the 2014 Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Stocks

As many consider Warren Buffett to be the greatest investor of modern times, investors want to know any time there are big changes in the Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) ...
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Air Cargo Weakness Threatens Airline Revenues

According to some estimates, up to 40% of the value of world trade travels by air. Thinking about that, the factoid has the ring of truth. You don’t need a ...
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Costs of Strong Demand Cut Into UPS Earnings

United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE: UPS) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2013 results before markets opened Thursday. For the quarter, the package delivery giant posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of ...
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Postage Hike Savings Die Saturday, Stamps.com, UPS and FedEx Mirror

If prices of goods or services are rising or falling, it often means that someone is winning and someone is losing as a result. As a general service reminder, and ...
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UPS Woes Partly a Worry for FedEx, Amazon Plays Its Role

The holiday season brought little joy to United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE: UPS). The package shipping company warned Friday that huge demand for late holiday shipping will cut fourth-quarter earnings ...
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Deutsche Bank Raises Price Targets on Top Transport Stocks to Buy for 2014

Generally during any secular bull market, the industrial stocks that are classified as transports are a leading indicator and usually a leading sector. Transports often give market strategists a glimpse ...
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FedEx Company Earnings Do Not Jibe With Raised Earnings Outlook

FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) reported second-quarter fiscal 2014 results before markets opened Wednesday morning. The package delivery service reported diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.57 on revenues of $11.4 billion. ...
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When Will People Stop Using Mail As First Class Postage Price Rises

The United States Postal Service made two announcement recently. First, it announced a $5 billion annual loss. It also said the price of a first class stamp would rise from $.46 ...
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Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Full Stock Holdings, Higher Again

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) and Warren Buffett have released the conglomerate's full stock holdings as of September 30, 2013. This 13F filing with the SEC shows that the company's ...
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Amazon Sunday Delivery Poses Threat to Retailers

Amazon.com Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AMZN) challenge to large retailers is not just that it does not need physical stores to do business, nor that it has one of the most visited ...
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U.S. Postal Service Predicts Record Holiday — FedEx and UPS Will Shine

The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) expects to ship 15 billion pieces of mail and packages between Thanksgiving and New Year's Eve. USPS management claims this will be a record. The ...
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