UPS : Analysis & Opinions

  1. UPS Acquires UK Logistics Company Freightex (UPS)

    January 9, 2017
    Freightex will become a wholly owned subsidiary of UPS and will boost UPS’s presence in the U.K. and Europe.
  2. UPS Staying Busy With E-Commerce Returns (UPS)

    January 4, 2017
    With record e-commerce sales during the holiday season, UPS anticipates a heavy workload on "National Returns Day."
  3. UPS Fined $73,000 For Safety Violations (UPS)

    January 3, 2017
    The delivery company was fined for workplace safety violations at the company’s Louisville airline hangar.
  4. New App Makes Amazon the Uber of Shipping (AMZN, UPS)

    December 19, 2016
    Amazon's new shipping app strengthens its position as a logistics and delivery powerhouse.
  5. UPS Conducting eBike Trial in Portland (UPS)

    December 8, 2016
    UPS is testing electronic tricycle delivery in Portland. The company hopes to expand the test program in 2017.
  6. UPS Reaches Safety Settlement With Union (UPS)

    December 7, 2016
    United Parcel Service settled with Teamsters Local 2727 on a legal complaint centering on employee safety issues for 19-foot ...
  7. UPS Union Files Injunction (UPS)

    November 29, 2016
    The union representing air maintenance workers at UPS has filed an injunction over the use of lifts.
  8. UPS CEO Says Company on Track after Thanksgiving (UPS)

    November 28, 2016
    Based on orders placed during the Thanksgiving weekend, David Abney says UPS is on pace to have a record-setting holiday ...
  9. UPS to Modify Dimensional Weight Calculations (UPS)

    November 23, 2016
    Starting Jan. 8, packages larger than 1,728 cubic inches will be subject to a price increase.
  10. UPS Relies on Orion this Holiday Season (UPS)

    November 23, 2016
    UPS will be relying on its finely tuned algorithm this holiday season to deliver 700 million packages.
  11. UPS Makes Plans to Expand in Nashville (UPS)

    November 22, 2016
    UPS has purchased a parcel of land next to its Nashville distribution hub.
  12. UPS Launches Chatbot (UPS)

    November 22, 2016
    UPS announced a chatbot this week to help customers find UPS locations and calculate shipping rates.
  13. UPS Still Hiring Seasonal Staff (UPS)

    November 18, 2016
    UPS continues to seek staff to fill 95,000 seasonal positions across America.
  14. UPS to Expand Columbus Distribution Facility (UPS)

    November 18, 2016
    UPS received an economic incentive to expand its facility in Columbus, Ohio.
  15. UPS to Receive $22 Million in Incentives from Atlanta (UPS)

    November 18, 2016
    Invest Atlanta has approved a $22 million tax break for a new UPS distribution facility.
  16. UPS Forms Strategic Partnership with Sealed Air (UPS)

    November 15, 2016
    The strategic partnership between UPS and Sealed Air will increase packaging and shipping efficiencies for small and medium ...
  17. UPS Expects a Record Holiday Season (UPS)

    November 15, 2016
    UPS announced today that it expects holiday package volume to increase 14 percent compared to last year.
  18. UPS Workers Vote to Strike (UPS)

    November 14, 2016
    Today, the UPS air maintenance workers’ union announced the result of its strike authorization vote.
  19. UPS Expands its Jacksonville Hub (UPS)

    November 14, 2016
    An expansion of the Jacksonville UPS hub will bring new jobs to the area. Jacksonville City Council has approved a tax break ...
  20. UPS to Build New Regional Hub (UPS)

    November 11, 2016
    UPS announced a new $400 million hub in Atlanta. The hub will have the latest technologies and will be a regional center ...
  21. UPS Tobacco Lawsuit Wraps Up (UPS)

    November 7, 2016
    Arguments in a lawsuit against UPS have ended. A ruling is expected by Dec 25.
  22. UPS to Acquire Marken (UPS)

    November 7, 2016
    UPS is set to acquire a logistics company specializing in the pharmaceutical and life sciences industry.
  23. Boeing to Supply UPS with Cargo Planes (BA, UPS)

    October 30, 2016
    Boeing Co. (BA) will supply United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS) with 14 cargo airplanes to support the delivery company's fleet ...
  24. UPS Workers Vote on Strike Authorization (UPS)

    October 25, 2016
    The International Brotherhood of Teamsters says negotiations with UPS have stalled.
  25. Fedex Could Lead Transports Higher in 2017 (FDX)

    October 25, 2016
    Fedex could benefit from a strong 2016 holiday season and finally challenge the 2015 bull market high.
  26. Amazon Could Pass $1,000 By Dec 2017: JP Morgan Analyst

    September 28, 2016
    Amazon, which is hovering in early $800s right now, could touch $1,000 as early as next year on the back of rising e-commerce ...
  27. FedEx Set to Challenge 2015 High After Earnings

    September 21, 2016
    Fedex is likely to break out above 6-month range resistance after strong earnings and head into a test of the 2015 bull market ...
  28. Fedex and UPS Raise Their Shipping Rates (FDX)

    September 20, 2016
    Less than a month after UPS increased its delivery rates, Fedex has followed suit.
  29. (UPS)

    September 19, 2016
    Traditional market leaders across industries attempt to stay relevant in the evolving technology age by working with, rather ...
  30. UPS Expands 3D Printing to Asia (UPS)

    September 19, 2016
    UPS is growing its 3D printing operations with a new facility in Singapore.
  31. Delivery Companies Are Flying High (FDX)

    September 13, 2016
    Investors should be happy about the good news coming out of Fedex and UPS.
  32. UPS Q2 Miss Blamed on Strong Dollar, Lower Fuel Surcharges

    July 31, 2016
    Although second-quarter revenue edged by estimates, earnings per share underwhelmed due to the strong dollar and lower fuel ...
  33. UPS, Pilots Reach Tentative Labor Agreement (UPS)

    June 30, 2016
    This tentative five-year agreement with the Pilots union comes after nearly five years of negotiations.
  34. FedEx Price Levels to Watch After Earnings (FDX, UPS)

    June 22, 2016
    FedEx is testing three-month range support after Tuesday night earnings raised more questions than answers.
  35. Amazon Is Working on a Jetsons Future Today (AMZN, UPS)

    June 17, 2016
    Deutsche Bank released a report on Amazon's ever-expanding shipping network and its effects on UPS and Fedex
  36. Does Increased Headcount Equal Stock Appreciation?

    June 14, 2016
    Companies that are hiring more workers are often confident in their future prospects. Does this lead to stock appreciation? ...
  37. The Top 4 UPS Shareholders (UPS)

    June 7, 2016
    Learn about the history of United Parcel Service Inc., and the shipping company's top four largest individual shareholders, ...
  38. FedEx Boosts Dividend 60%, Stock Rises (FDX, UPS)

    June 7, 2016
    FedEx on Monday declared a quarterly cash dividend of 40 cents per share, boosting it from its prior quarterly cash dividend ...
  39. UPS Stock: Analyzing 5 Key Customers

    May 19, 2016
    Learn about several companies that rely on United Parcel Service for domestic and international package delivery and logistics ...
  40. eBay Hits the Bottle, Starts Selling Wine Online

    May 9, 2016
    Along with the collectibles you purchase on eBay (NASDAQ: EBAY), now you'll also be able to buy wine. The online auction ...
  41. UPS Stock: Capital Structure Analysis

    May 7, 2016
    Analyze UPS' capital structure to determine the relative importance of debt and equity financing. Identify the factors influencing ...
  42. UPS Caught Between a Rock and a Hard Place

    May 4, 2016
    UPS has been stuck within the boundaries of a 12-point trading range for the last two years.
  43. UPS Stock: An Earnings Case Study

    April 30, 2016
    Check out the analysis of earnings for United Parcel Service, including historical earnings, past analyst estimates and future ...
  44. UPS Stock: Analyzing 5 Key Suppliers

    April 30, 2016
    Learn about the businesses and financial profiles of five key suppliers to UPS. Discover how much of each company's business ...
  45. FedEx Blames E-Commerce for Coming Rate Hikes

    March 21, 2016
    Blame it on the push into omnichannel retailing, but package delivery giant FedEx (NYSE: FDX) says higher shipping rates ...
  46. Is FedEx a Buy After Strong Earnings?

    March 18, 2016
    The most favorable FedEx entry will come when it tests the March rally gap between 145 and 155.
  47. eBay Leverages Shyp Partnership to Woo Sellers

    March 18, 2016
    In some ways, eBay's (NASDAQ: EBAY) biggest rival is not another online retailer but the challenge of keeping sellers tied ...
  48. 5 Mutual Funds for Dividend Investors from Morningstar (VDIGX, ...

    March 16, 2016
    Find out which five highly rated dividend funds are Morningstar favorites for their strong yields and overall performance ...
  49. Uber Has Spawned a Legion of Followers

    March 15, 2016
    As Uber's popularity grows, more and more startups are following the ride-sharing app's business model.
  50. Amazon Logistics Changing 'Competitive Landscape'

    March 15, 2016
    Amazon's goal is to get products to the consumer as quickly and as efficiently as possible.
  51. Amazon Plans Ambitious Logistics Program (AMZN)

    February 12, 2016
    After a dismal fourth-quarter earnings report showed rising shipping costs cut into profits, Amazon is planning to take on ...
  52. Who Does Cheap Oil Benefit? See This Stock (DG)

    February 12, 2016
    Cheap oil won't benefit most companies, but this retailer might buck that trend.
  53. Analyzing UPS's Return on Equity (ROE) (UPS)

    February 3, 2016
    Learn about UPS's return on equity (ROE), an important metric for investors. It is useful to compare the historical ROE and ...
  54. The 3 Best Shipping Services to Use This Holiday Season (UPS, ...

    December 30, 2015
    Look at the strengths, weaknesses and comparative costs of the three best shipping companies: the U.S. Postal Service, UPS ...
  55. A Closer Look at FedEx

    December 30, 2015
    Despite being poised to profit from the rise of globalization and e-commerce, FedEx faces its share of challenges. We take ...
  56. Why Is Amazon Trying to Become a UPS?

    December 23, 2015
    According to reports, Amazon is developing its own logistics system. Why?
  57. American Airlines: How Does a Giant Get Bigger?

    December 8, 2015
    American Airlines has merged and organically grown its way to success. Will that success continue, or is it time to sell?
  58. UPS Vs. FedEx: Comparing Business Models and Strategies

    December 1, 2015
    Investigate the different business models and strategies for UPS and FedEx, two companies that seemingly compete for the ...
  59. How UPS Plans to Benefit from Its Coyote Acquisition

    October 2, 2015
    Understand the business models of UPS and Coyote Logistics. Learn about the top four ways in which UPS will benefit from ...
  60. 5 UPS Tools to Help Your Small Business Go Global

    September 29, 2015
    Understand small businesses' struggles and the types of tools they need to go global. Learn about the top five UPS tools ...
  61. Invest in These 5 Industries When Oil Is Cheap

    August 18, 2015
    Airline and transportation companies benefit directly from cheap oil. But industries that benefit indirectly from cheap oil ...
  62. What Happened to the 3D Printing Revolution? (SSYS, XONE)

    August 17, 2015
    The 3D printing revolution's promised on-demand manufacturing and custom body organs are yet to materialize. What happened? ...
  63. European Regulators Launch Probe of FedEx-TNT Deal (FDX, TNTEY)

    August 5, 2015
    European authorities are clearly uncomfortable with FedEx (NYSE: FDX) taking over TNT Express. Last Friday, the European ...
  64. UPS Makes a $1.8 Billion Acquisition

    August 5, 2015
    UPS (NYSE: UPS) is buying into a burgeoning segment of the logistics business. The company announced last week that it had ...
  65. Channel Dow Jones To Tackle Transport Stocks

    April 7, 2015
    Trade the Dow Jones Transportation Average directly through a traditional fund or break components into baskets of sub-sectors.
  66. Why Amazon Needs to Dump UPS and Fedex (AMZN, FDX, UPS)

    February 5, 2015
    Amazon is too dependent on third-party shipping companies and must grow their delivery options to survive.
  67. Is It A Breakout? See The Point-And-Figure Chart

    November 18, 2014
    These stocks have broken out of a triple top formation using point-and-figure charting, a bullish sign.
  68. Ten Money Managers Worth Following

    December 23, 2013
    Generally speaking, most retail investors along with the media outlets tend to closely follow the moves of well-known investors ...
  69. AmazonFresh: Good Or Bad Move For The Stock?

    June 5, 2013
    AmazonFresh, Amazon's online grocery business, is moving out of the testing phase and into Los Angeles, and then San Francisco ...
  70. FedEx Success Highlights Even Bigger Opportunities

    June 23, 2011
    While FedEx may have grabbed the most headlines after a stellar quarter and compelling outlook, the optimism Fred Smith feels ...
  71. Key Developments In Air Delivery And Freight

    September 20, 2010
    Keep an eye on these industries with the Dow Jones Transportation Average.
  72. Monopoly-Like Companies

    December 14, 2009
    We might not have monopolies, but some businesses operate in industries where a couple of businesses essentially dominate. ...