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June 6, 2014
07:21 EDTUPSUPS names COO Abney as new CEO
The UPS board announced that it has named David Abney, currently the company's COO, as its new CEO and appointed him to the board. Scott Davis, who has served as the company's chairman of the board and CEO since 2008, will retire from UPS and will assume the role of non-executive Chairman. Both moves are effective September 1. Prior to becoming COO, Abney served as president of UPS International where he led the expansion of the company's global logistics capabilities.
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July 31, 2014
10:02 EDTUPSOn The Fly: Analyst Downgrade Summary
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06:29 EDTUPSUPS downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at Atlantic Equities
July 30, 2014
07:31 EDTUPSUPS weakness overdone, says Bernstein
After UPS reported lower than expected Q2 EPS, Bernstein remains encouraged by the company's U.S. margins and volume growth. It views the stock as undervalued and keeps an Outperform rating.
July 29, 2014
17:06 EDTUPSOn The Fly: Closing Wrap
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12:13 EDTUPSOn The Fly: Midday Wrap
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09:58 EDTUPSUPS falls after earnings, levels to watch
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09:19 EDTUPSUPS says expects 'very strong' peak season
UPS says "all options are on the table" going forward after it evaluates its peak season performance, including consideration of a surcharge during peak season.
09:17 EDTUPSOn The Fly: Pre-market Movers
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09:01 EDTUPSUPS says treating 'Black Friday' as full operating day this year
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07:51 EDTUPSSenate Commerce, Science & Transportation Committee holds a hearing
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07:48 EDTUPSUPS reports Q2 Domestic revenue up 5.2%, International package up 6.2%
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07:48 EDTUPSUPS cuts FY14 adjusted EPS view to $4.90-$5.00, consensus $5.09
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07:46 EDTUPSUPS reports Q2 adjusted EPS $1.21, consensus $1.25
Reports Q2 revenue $14.27B, consensus $14.1B.
07:45 EDTUPSUPS reports Q2 adjusted EPS $1.21, consensus $1.25
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July 28, 2014
15:47 EDTUPSNotable companies reporting before tomorrow's open
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13:05 EDTUPSEarnings Preview: UPS shares near 52-week high ahead of Q2 report
United Parcel Service (UPS) is expected to report second quarter earnings on Tuesday, July 29, before the market open with a conference call scheduled for 8:30 am ET. UPS is a package delivery company and provider of global supply chain management solutions. EXPECTATIONS: Analysts are looking for earnings per share of $1.25 on revenue of $14.1B, according to First Call. The consensus range for EPS is $1.18-$1.28 on revenue of $13.91B-$14.29B. LAST QUARTER: UPS reported first quarter EPS of 98c against estimates for $1.08, on revenue of $13.78B against estimates for $13.91B. On its Q1 report, the company forecast FY14 EPS at the low end of the $5.05-$5.30 range, compared to consensus of $5.19. Kurt Kuehn, UPS CFO said, "During the quarter, the momentum of the underlying business was masked by the disruption of inclement weather. We are encouraged by the positive trends in our business and expect the remainder of the year to perform as we originally guided. However, due to the challenging start to 2014, we anticipate diluted earnings per share to be at the low end of our full-year guidance range of $5.05 to $5.30.Ē On its Q1 earnings conference call, management said it expects U.S. economic growth to pick up as 2014 progresses. They noted that the economy in Europe is showing signs of recovery and faster growth, though the pace may slow if situation in Ukraine deteriorates, while economic expansion in Asia has remained steady with mid-single digit growth. They expect FY14 CapEx of $2.5B with the pace of investments to accelerate during the year. They said emerging markets are the next step in the company's growth. On June 6, UPS named David Abney as its new CEO and appointed him to the board. STREET RESEARCH: Street research has been mixed in the weeks leading up to UPSís Q2 earnings report. This morning in a note to investors, Bernstein analyst David Vernon said he expects an in-line quarter at UPS with improvement in underlying domestic margins. Shares were rated Outperform. On July 21, Barclays reiterated its Overweight rating on UPS and raised its price target on shares to $120. The firm expects UPS' Q2 results to demonstrate the company's favorable growth potential. PRICE ACTION: UPS shares have traded modestly higher since Q1 results were released and approached their 52-week high of $105.37 earlier this month. The stock has gained over 17% over the past twelve months. In afternoon trading ahead of Tuesday's Q2 report, UPS shares are down almost 1.5%.
13:00 EDTUPSUPS technical commentary ahead of earnings
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July 18, 2014
11:35 EDTUPSUPS expands early morning delivery coverage
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