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    Earnings Report

    What Is FedEx Management’s Outlook for the Future?

    FedEx continues to see growth in the global economy. It expects the US GDP to grow by 2.4% in 2015 and by 2.6% in 2016, driven by increased consumer spending.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Financials

    Jeffrey Ubben’s ValueAct Capital buys a new stake in Symantec

    ValueAct Capital initiated a new position in Symantec Corp. (SYMC) that accounts for 1.14% of the fund’s first quarter portfolio.

    By Samantha Nielson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    A Look into UPS’s Domestic Package Segment

    UPS’s Domestic Package segment provides an array of guaranteed ground and air package transportation services, depending on the customer’s need.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    FedEx’s New Pricing Policy Improves Its Efficiency

    Effective January 2015, FedEx changed its pricing policy for all of its FedEx Ground packages less than 3 cubic feet to a “dimensional weight pricing” mechanism.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Earnings Report

    FedEx Ground: Delivering on E-Commerce Growth

    FedEx Ground is being driven by the booming growth in e-commerce, and it contributed to 35% of the company’s revenues but 44% of its profits.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Analyzing the Valuation Trend of Courier Services

    The economic upturn since 2009 has improved growth prospects for the courier companies. This coupled with improving industry margins has led to improving industry valuations.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Financials

    ValueAct buys a stake in Expeditors International of Washington

    ValueAct Capital initiated a new position in Expeditors International of Washington Inc. (EXPD) that accounts for 0.65% of the fund’s first quarter portfolio.

    By Samantha Nielson
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    Earnings Report

    Analysts Optimistic about FedEx despite Reducing 2Q16 Estimates

    Of the 28 analysts rating FedEx stock, 57.1% (16 analysts) have a “buy” rating, 42.9% (12 analysts) have a “hold” rating, and no analysts have a “sell” rating.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Earnings Report

    Will the TNT Express Deal Benefit FedEx?

    Earlier this year, FedEx (FDX) declared its offer to purchase TNT Express for an all-cash offer of $4.8 billion. It wants to gain better market share.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Earnings Report

    How Is UPS Valued Compared to Its Peers?

    UPS’s forward PE ratio stands at 17.1x compared to its current PE ratio of 22.3. Analysts are expecting UPS’s earnings to grow in the next four quarters.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What are UPS’s Revenue Drivers?

    Revenue drivers There are three main drivers of revenue growth for United Parcel Service (UPS): package volumes, product mix and pricing, and fuel surcharges. Package volumes and product mix and pricing are in turn driven by economic growth.   Economic growth Increasing economic growth increases e-commerce demand, which in turn increases demand for courier services. […]

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Rising US Dollar Dampens April Jobs Report—SPY Down 0.41%

    Investor sentiment in the US was dampened by the weak April jobs report that was released May 6. The non-farm private payroll gained 169,000 jobs against median expectations of 200,000.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Earnings Report

    Where FedEx Stock Could Be Heading

    FedEx (FDX) has fallen significantly over the last year, and the trend is likely to continue for the stock as its fiscal 2020 earnings outlook fell short of analysts’ expectations. As of its June 25 closing price of $155.98, the stock has lost 33.5% of its value in the past year.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    FedEx Appoints Don Colleran as Express President and CEO

    FedEx announced yesterday that it had appointed Don Colleran to be president and CEO of its Express division.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    FedEx Plunges 2.5% after President and COO Bronczek Resigns

    Shares of FedEx fell 2.5% on February 15 after the company revealed that its president and COO, David Bronczek, had decided to step down.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Ryder System Consolidates Position with New Maintenance Facility

    On September 20, Ryder System announced the opening of a new full-service maintenance facility in Reading, Pennsylvania.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Unfolding Genesee & Wyoming’s Europe Traffic Slump in August

    In August, Genesee & Wyoming’s (GWR) rail traffic in Europe reported a 1.8% year-over-year decline.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    C.H. Robinson Worldwide’s Q3 Dividend and Its History

    C.H. Robinson Worldwide (CHRW) declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.46 per share on August 9, maintaining its 25-year payout streak.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    Analyst Recommendations for EXPD after Second-Quarter Earnings

    Of the 14 analysts covering EXPD stock, ten of them have recommended a “hold,” and one has recommended a “buy.”

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    Expeditors International Beat Q2 Estimates, Stock Zigzags

    Expeditors International of Washington (EXPD) beat analysts’ adjusted EPS estimate of $0.78 by $0.01 for the second quarter.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    EXPD’s Second-Quarter Earnings Beat Estimates, Stock Zigzags

    Expeditors International of Washington (EXPD) reported its Q2 earnings on August 7. Adjusted EPS was $0.79, beating the $0.78 estimate.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    Analysts’ Recommendations for XPO Logistics before Q2 Earnings

    Currently, 20 analysts are covering XPO stock. Four (20%) of them are bullish and have rated it a “strong buy.”

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    J.B. Hunt Transport’s ICS Segment’s Revenue Growth

    J.B. Hunt Transport Services’ (JBHT) ICS (Integrated Capacity Solutions) segment reported blockbuster growth in the second quarter.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Inside C.H. Robinson’s Competition and Growth Strategy

    C.H. Robinson Worldwide (CHRW) is the largest third-party logistics provider in the world.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    C.H. Robinson: Solid Business Growth through Acquisitions

    C.H. Robinson Worldwide (CHRW) went public in 1997. Soon after, the company went on an acquisition spree to further its business interests in new geographies.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Expeditors International’s Blockbuster 1Q18 Sends Stock up 8%

    The United States’ premier road transportation (JBHT) company, Expeditors International of Washington (EXPD), announced its 1Q18 earnings today.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    Will C.H. Robinson Worldwide Beat Revenues in 1Q18?

    Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters estimate that C.H. Robinson Worldwide (CHRW) will report revenues of $3.8 billion in 1Q18.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    Why EXPD’s Operating Margins Declined in 2Q17

    While EXPD’s revenues grew 13.4% in 2Q17, its operating expenses rose 16%.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    Why EXPD’s Airfreight Segment’s Revenues Climbed in 2Q17

    In 2Q17, EXPD’s Airfreight revenues rose 15.4% to $671.8 million from $582.1 million in 2Q16.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    Expeditors International Meets 2Q17 Earnings Estimate, Stock Fell 5.3%

    Expeditors International of Washington (EXPD) announced its 2Q17 earnings on August 8. The logistics company’s adjusted earnings per share fell 5% to $0.63 in 2Q17 compared with $0.63 in 2Q16.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Why FedEx Beat Analysts’ Earnings Estimates in Fiscal 4Q17

    On June 20, 2017, parcel delivery and logistics giant FedEx (FDX) announced its fiscal 4Q17 results. The company reported adjusted EPS (earnings per share) of $4.25.

    By Samuel Prince
  • Company & Industry Overviews

    Performance Breakdown of the Parnassus Asia Fund (PAFSX)

    In NAV (net asset value) terms, in the one-year period ending January 2016, the Parnassus Asia Fund (PAFSX) was the worst-performing fund among our nine.

    By David Ashworth
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    Earnings Report

    FedEx Express Segment’s Profits Increased despite Revenue Decline

    For fiscal 2Q16, FedEx’s Express segment reported revenues of $6.59 billion as compared to $7.02 billion in fiscal 2Q15, which was a 6% year-over-year decline.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Consumer Spending May Drive US Economy to Grow at 2.5% in 2016

    The US economy contributes about 25.2% towards global GDP. In 3Q15, the US economy grew at an annualized rate of 2.1% due to an increase in consumer spending.

    By Lara Sheldon
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Declining Export Orders, Production Levels Slowed US Manufacturing

    The US manufacturing PMI fell to 52.8 in November, a decline of 1.3 points from October’s reading of 54.1. This is one of the weakest readings since October 2013.

    By Lara Sheldon
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Production and New Orders Look Positive for Manufacturing in October

    Although the global climate remains challenging, manufacturing is still poised to grow strongly with October increases in new orders and production.

    By Lara Sheldon
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    Earnings Report

    Why Is FedEx Adding Older Models of Boeing Planes to Its Fleet?

    In a recent move, FedEx placed a firm order for 50 Boeing 767 airplanes with an option for up to 50 more to follow. They will be delivered up to 2023.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Earnings Report

    How Does UPS Benefit from Its Acquisition of Coyote Logistics?

    United Parcel Services (UPS) announced its agreement to acquire Coyote Logistics. It’s a Chicago-based logistics firm with contract carrier companies.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Is Economic Growth Important for the Courier Service Industry?

    Over the past few years, the global courier services industry has managed to recover from the global economic slowdown.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Possible Key Growth Drivers for UPS in the Near Future

    The e-commerce industry is poised to grow rapidly in the future. With this growth will come the need for package delivery.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Key Strengths that Keep UPS ahead of Its Peers

    Some of UPS’s key strengths that keep it ahead of its competitors include an integrated global network, leading-edge technology, a strong brand name, a strong culture, and impressive financials.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    A Look at the Courier Service Industry in the United States

    The growth in e-commerce among various economies across the globe has helped shape the highly competitive courier service industry that we know today.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    United Parcel Service: How It Delivers Packages to the World

    United Parcel Service is the world’s largest package delivery company and a leading global provider of specialized transportation and logistics services. It forms the largest holding of 7.6% in IYT.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    UPS: How the World’s Largest Package Delivery Service Began

    United Parcel Service (UPS), originally called American Messenger Company, was founded in 1907 by 19-year-old James E. Casey with $100 borrowed from a friend.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    FedEx’s Delivery Market Share Is Threatened by New Competitors

    FedEx was formed with a vision to change the way delivery services worked prior to 1971. It established a new industry and it has been leading its peers since then.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Are FedEx’s Key Strategic Business Advantages?

    FedEx has been in the marketplace for over 40 years. It has established a huge network spread across more than 220 countries and territories worldwide.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Does FedEx Plan to Improve Its Margins?

    Another long-term financial goal for FedEx (FDX) when it launched a $1.7 billion profitability improvement effort was to improve margins.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    FedEx’s Financial Performance and Long-Term Goals

    FedEx’s (FDX) financial performance during the last few years has been extraordinary. It successfully bounced back from the recessionary downturn.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    FedEx’s Growth Is Led by Acquisitions and Technology

    By 1983, FedEx (FDX) had become the strongest delivery business in the nation. It started a string of acquisitions in order to grow more.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why FedEx Is Expanding Its Global Reach

    FedEx has assembled a portfolio of solutions, from express and freight forwarding to critical inventory logistics, that can solve any global commerce challenge.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    FedEx: How a College Paper Idea Turned into a Delivery Giant

    The idea behind FedEx (FDX) started off as a term paper by undergraduate Frederick W. Smith in 1965 at Yale University. The company started operations in 1973.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    A Key Analysis of FedEx’s Business Model

    Currently, FedEx is the global leader in the express delivery market. It offers delivery to and from individuals and businesses. It has various business units.

    By Ally Schmidt
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    Financials

    ValueAct Capital reduces its position in Micros Systems in 1Q14

    ValueAct Capital trimmed its position in Micros Systems Inc. (MCRS) from 3.18% in 4Q 2013 to 0.91% last quarter. The 7.5% stake in Micros Systems was disclosed in March 2013.

    By Samantha Nielson
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