FedEx Executive Richard Smith Owes Much of His Wealth to His Father
Top FedEx Notification Scams and How to Avoid Being a Victim
What Happened to FedEx’s Fiscal 4Q17 Operating Margin?
FedEx’s (FDX) operating margin was 11.2% on an adjusted basis in fiscal 4Q17, representing a 0.4% fall on a YoY (year-over-year) basis.
US Dollar Index Fell on Weak Economic Data
The US Dollar Index fell to 93.8 before closing on October 14. It fell due to the release of weak domestic data in the form of the PPI and retail sales.
Where Do Old Dominion’s Capital Investments Stand among Peers?
Companies like Old Dominion have to make big investments in handling facilities, technology, and specialized vehicles to support business and logistics.
Will Amazon benefit from the decline in oil prices?
Reducing oil prices are good news for e-commerce players. Oil prices have declined by about 60% over the past six months.
How Analysts Feel about United Parcel Service Post-2Q16
In this article, we’ll discuss what analysts are expecting for United Parcel Service (UPS) following its 2Q16 results.
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.
UPS’s Second-Largest Segment: International Package Segment
United Parcel Service’s international package segment includes small package operations in Europe, Asia-Pacific, Canada, Latin America, the Indian subcontinent, the Middle East, and Africa.
UPS and the Trans-Pacific Partnership: Simplicity in Trade?
The Trans-Pacific Partnership is expected open cross-border trade between member nations by increasing imports and exports and cutting taxes and tariffs.
Markets Look at US-China Trade Talks as Slowdown Concerns Multiply
Today, another round of trade talks started in Beijing.
Strong Economy and a Rate Cut: Can Trump Have It Both Ways?
Today, President Donald Trump told reporters, “Our country’s doing unbelievably well economically.”
Staples Reports Fiscal 3Q15 Results: Revenue and Income Falls
Staples (SPLS) has a market cap of $7.8 billion, and its YTD (year-to-date) price movement has been falling since June 2015.
Why Did FedEx Switch to Mark-to-Market Pension Accounting?
FedEx suffered a loss of $895.0 million in connection with the shift to new pension accounting in 2015.
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.
FedEx Tax Bill: CEO Challenges New York Times’ Claims
FedEx (FDX) CEO Frederick Smith slammed the New York Times for its story about FDX’s tax bill. In a statement, Smith challenged the publisher to a debate.
How Truckload Carriers Have Returned Cash to Investors in 2Q17
J.B. Hunt Transport Services (JBHT) raised its share repurchases by $80.0 million in 1H17 compared with 2Q16.
How Old Dominion Freight Line Dominates the Less-Than-Truckload Industry
Old Dominion Freight Line (ODFL) is the United States’ major provider of regional, interregional, and national LTL (less-than-truckload) services.
FedEx Delivers Strong Fourth-Quarter Earnings
FedEx (FDX) announced its fourth-quarter earnings after the market closed on June 19. FedEx surpassed analysts’ adjusted EPS estimate by 3.6%.
Why Atlas Air Worldwide’s transformation will boost its earnings
Atlas Air Worldwide (AAWW) is an outsourced global provider of aircraft and aviation operating services for airlines, express delivery providers, freight forwarders, the United States military, and charter brokers.
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.
Fundamental Industry Trends that Investors Should Know
While air freight and logistics service operators have benefited from the recovery in the US economy, M&A has been the major growth driver for the industry in recent years.
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.
GS and MS Agree with Bridgewater about Peak Margins
Bridgewater isn’t alone in believing that most US companies (QQQ) are experiencing peak margins.
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.
How Will UPS Deliver in the 2015 Holiday Season?
UPS expects package volumes during the 2015 holiday season to rise by 10%. On December 22, UPS expects to ship 36 million packages—double its daily average.
FedEx Express Is One of the Largest Express Networks in the World
FedEx Express offers three US overnight package delivery services: FedEx First Overnight, FedEx Priority Overnight, and FedEx Standard Overnight.
Get Real: Bulls Return, Equity Indexes Reach New Highs
In today’s Get Real newsletter, we discussed equity bulls’ return, Trump’s call to Boeing, and another loss for FedEx. Plus, change for Disney’s Hulu.
UPS and the Coyote Logistics Deal: New Capabilities and Synergies
UPS expects its acquisition of Coyote Logistics to provide high-tech light entry into the truckload brokerage market and help manage its backhaul capacity.
Understanding FedEx’s Dividend Trend
In fiscal 2Q17, FedEx (FDX) paid a quarterly cash dividend of $0.4 per share, which represents a rise of 60% on a yearly basis.
Overview: Soros Fund Management exits position in FedEx
Soros Fund Management exited a position in FedEx that accounted for 1.62% of the fund’s the first quarter of 2014 (or 1Q14) portfolio. Memphis-based FedEx provides a broad portfolio of transportation, e-commerce, and business services through companies competing collectively, operating independently, and managing collaboratively under the FedEx brand.
Which Trucking Company Tops in Dividend Growth?
In the second quarter 2016, Werner Enterprises (WERN) declared a dividend of $0.06 per share. That’s an increase of 20% from the corresponding period last year.
Where Is UPS Making Its Next Set of Capital Investments?
For 2016, UPS has anticipated an investment of $2.8 billion in the procurement of capital assets.
It’s Complicated: Amazon and Its Shipping Partners
Amazon (AMZN) doesn’t disclose FBA revenues or exact numbers of enrolled vendors, but the company reported a 70% increase in the number of active users of the service during the recent holiday season.
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.
UPS’s Domestic Segment: Assessing 3Q15 Performance
In 3Q15, UPS’s domestic segment saw a strong 1.9% YoY growth in revenues, reaching $8.86 billion, due to strong base-rate improvements.
Get Real: Running the Gauntlet
In this morning’s Get Real market newsletter, we saw that Disney+ is running the gauntlet while Apple and Microsoft take the Dow to new heights.
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.
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.
Could FedEx’s Stock Buyback Drive Continue in Fiscal 2017?
FedEx paid a quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per share in 2014, which was raised to $0.20 per share in fiscal 2015.
Morgan Stanley Is Concerned about an Earnings Recession
Morgan Stanley’s chief equity strategist, Michael Wilson, is the most bearish on Wall Street regarding SPY’s projected target for the end of 2019.
Airfreight business overview: A guide to companies like Atlas Air
It is no secret that there has been a long-standing secular shift to other modes of freight transport (airfreight is 1% to 2% of global volume), but conversely, there has been a critical value shift.
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. […]
FedEx Stock Soars on US-China Trade Deal Optimism
FedEx stock soared yesterday on hopes of a US-China trade deal after US commerce secretary Wilbur Ross said the two sides are “making good progress.”
Why is Atlas Air fast-tracking its business diversification?
Several carriers carved out a substantial profit center during the 2000s from cargo and passenger transportation of U.S. military deployments.
FedEx: A Concept that Blossomed into an Industry
FedEx achieved the distinction of being the first US company to reach $1.0 billion in revenues within the first ten years of operations without a single merger or acquisition.
How FedEx Ground Evolved as a Major Provider in North America
FedEx Ground (FDX) caters to customers in the North American small-package market. This segment focuses on the commercial and non-commercial delivery of packages weighing up to 150 pounds.
Get Real: Record Highs and Data Spies
FedEx stock rose due to the expectation of a record number of packages on Cyber Monday. FedEx’s holiday season preparations include breaking up with Amazon.
Maverick Capital Reduces Stake in Adobe Systems
Adobe Systems is one of the largest and most diversified software companies in the world. 4Q14 revenue grew 3% year-over-year to $1.073 billion.
Can United Parcel Service’s Margins Continue to Expand in 2016?
UPS’s operating margins expanded to 14% from 12% in 4Q14.
FedEx Crushes Q4 Earnings Estimates, Stock Up 10%
FedEx (NYSE:FDX) stock rose 10% in pre-market trading at 6:16 AM ET today. On Tuesday, the company reported its strong results for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2020,
Will Fedex’s Q4 Results Help Its Stock Recover?
FedEx will likely announce its fourth-quarter results after the financial markets close on June 30. The revenue and earnings could fall due to COVID-19.
Should You Bet on Workhorse Stock in the Hot EV Market?
Since the EV trend has been getting hotter every day, many new stocks have been catching investors’ attention like Workhorse (NASDAQ:WKHS).
UPS Stock: Why UBS Doesn’t Rate It as a ‘Buy’ Anymore
UBS downgraded UPS (NYSE:UPS) due to concerns about how the economic slowdown will impact its earnings. Now, the firm has a “neutral” rating.
Amazon Halts Its Shipping Services amid COVID-19
Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) plans to temporarily halt its “Amazon Shipping” delivery service in the US starting in June. The stock has gained 10.6% YTD.
Can FedEx Stock Rise after Its Q3 Earnings Release?
On Tuesday, FedEx announced its earnings for the third quarter of fiscal 2020 after the market closed. The sales rose despite the coronavirus outbreak.
Would Warren Buffett Consider an Ailing Elephant?
Rumors of Warren Buffett buying into Boeing (NYSE:BA) have filled the air this week. The legendary investor’s interest in airline stocks is well known.
Alphabet’s Other Bets: Three Things to Know as 2020 Starts
To diversify its business outside the advertising market, Alphabet is building several startup businesses in its Other Bets segment.
Why Walgreens’ Earnings Will Likely Decline in Q1
Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) will announce its earnings for the first quarter of fiscal 2020 before the markets open on January 8.
Argus Cautious over FedEx Near-Term Earnings Potential
Argus downgraded FedEx (FDX) over its near-term earnings potential. On Tuesday, analyst John Eade cut the stock to “hold” from “buy.”
FedEx, UPS Stocks Up on Improving US-China Trade Ties
On Monday, FedEx (FDX) and United Parcel Service (UPS) stocks rose 2.4% and 1.3%, respectively, on hopes of improving US-China trade relations.
FedEx Loses Analysts’ Confidence on Weak Earnings
FedEx (FDX) stock faced rating and target price cuts following its dismal fiscal 2020 second-quarter earnings results and its pessimistic fiscal 2020 earnings outlook.
FedEx Q2 Earnings: Trade War, Higher Costs Took a Toll
FedEx stock fell 7.2% during extended trading yesterday after the company reported lower-than-expected Q2 earnings and cut its fiscal 2020 outlook.
Amazon Stops Sellers from Using FedEx Ground Service
FedEx stock fell 1% yesterday on reports that Amazon is blocking third-party merchants from using FedEx’s Ground delivery services for Prime shipments.
FedEx Q2 Earnings: What Can Investors Expect?
FedEx (FDX) will likely disappoint investors again. The company is scheduled to report its second-quarter earnings results on Tuesday.
FedEx Ends US Ground-Delivery Contract with Amazon
On Wednesday, FedEx (FDX) confirmed a Bloomberg report. The company terminated its ground-delivery agreement with Amazon (AMZN).
UPS Stock Rating Cut by BMO Analyst—Why?
UPS stock fell 1.5% yesterday after BMO Capital Markets analyst Fadi Chamoun cut his rating to “market perform” from “outperform.”
Can FedEx Have a Good Holiday Season sans Amazon?
Delivery companies are poised to benefit from higher online retail sales this holiday season, but FedEx’s split from Amazon could make things dicey for it.
Why FedEx Stock Fell More than 4% Yesterday
FedEx stock fell 4.4% yesterday following an earnings estimate reduction and fears that a trade deal between the US and China could be delayed.
FedEx Stock Gains Due to Strong Cyber Monday Projections
FedEx (FDX) stock gained nearly 3% on November 22. The company expects record package volumes on Cyber Monday.
FedEx Stock Is Finally Gaining Momentum: Here’s Why
FedEx stock, which has been plagued by back-to-back dismal quarterly performances and US-China trade war uncertainty, is making a turnaround.
Trade War Concerns Send FedEx and UPS Stocks Lower
FedEx (FDX) and UPS (UPS) stocks fell drastically on Thursday due to renewed trade war concerns. China is concerned about reaching a trade deal with the US.
FedEx Stock: Why Wells Fargo Has a Different View
Wells Fargo’s Allison Poliniak-Cusic initiated coverage on delivery giant FedEx yesterday with an “outperform” rating and a target price of $189.
A key guide to Uber and the changing world of transportation
Uber is a San Francisco–based on-demand car service that’s accessed through a mobile phone application. Though it acts as a high-tech car service at the moment, its future could be enormous.
FedEx Stock: Analysts’ Ratings and Target Prices
Back-to-back dismal quarterly performance and a downbeat outlook have kept analysts increasingly cautious about FedEx’s (FDX) growth prospects.
UPS Beats Q3 Earnings Estimate, Stock Falls on Revenue Miss
United Parcel Service (UPS) reported impressive Q3 earnings results this morning. But the stock was down today. Here’s why.
UPS: Q3 Earnings Could Rise despite Soft Global Trade
Increased freight rates, solid e-commerce growth, and efficient cost management are expected to drive United Parcel Service’s (UPS) Q3 earnings higher.
Why FedEx Inspires ‘Limited Confidence’ Says Bernstein
Another prominent Wall Street analyst cut his rating on FedEx this morning. Bernstein’s David Vernon downgraded the stock to “market perform.”
GE Joins Boeing in Pension Freeze, Stock Falls
On October 7, GE (GE) announced a freeze on the pensions of 20,000 full-time employees to meet regulatory and financial targets.
Air Cargo Stocks Fall on Fears of Economic Slowdown
Air cargo stocks have been bleeding on concerns of a global economic slowdown. Several factors have impacted the air cargo industry directly.
FedEx Stock Near 52-Week Low as Struggles Continue
FedEx (FDX) stock fell last Friday, approaching its 52-week low. In the previous 12 months, FDX has lost approximately 40% of its market value.
Trump, China Bring the Trade War Back, Stocks Crash
The Chinese delegation canceled planned goodwill visits to US farms because of trade war escalations. This affected markets yesterday.
FedEx Teams Up with Google Wing to Test Drone Delivery
FedEx (FDX) has teamed up with Alphabet’s (GOOGL) Wing to make drone delivery a reality. Let’s take a closer look at how.
FedEx Stock: Analysts Downgrade It after Outlook Cut
FedEx (FDX) stock faced rating downgrades following its dismal first-quarter results and lower outlook for fiscal 2020.
Will the Rate Cut Force Trump to Abandon the Trade War?
In a second consecutive instance of monetary easing, the Fed cut the federal funds rate by 25 basis points to 1.75%–2% yesterday.
Why FedEx Tanked by 13% on September 18
FedEx (FDX) stock fell sharply today after releasing its Q1 earnings on Tuesday after the bell. FDX’s adjusted earnings per share fell 11.8% YoY to $3.05.
FedEx Q1 Earnings Next Week: Will It Disappoint Again?
Analysts expect FedEx (FDX) to disappoint investors again when it reports its fiscal 2020 first-quarter earnings results on September 17.
US Stock Market Tumbles on China Tariffs, Trump Tweets
In response to new tariffs from China and President Trump’s tweets, the market tanked to session lows on Friday. The DJIA nosedived more than 600 points.
A FedEx Package and a Handgun: China Starts Probe
China’s state media agency, Xinhua News Agency, reported on August 18 that police had seized a FedEx parcel containing a handgun.
Ackman Makes Berkshire Bet: What It Means for Investors
According to the regulatory filing from Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square Capital, the fund has taken a new stake in Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B).
Political Unrest and Trade War Impact Airline Stocks
US airline stocks fell on Monday. The airline industry appears to be bearing the brunt of political unrest across the globe and trade war worries.
Is FedEx Bill Ackman’s Next Investment Target?
FedEx stock gained nearly 3% on August 6 on speculation that Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square had bought a significant stake in the company.
Does Boeing Risk China’s Retaliation as Trade War Escalates?
Boeing’s problems could be set to intensify given the recent escalation in the trade war between the US and China.
China Counters Trump’s Tariff Threat by Devaluing Yuan
As anticipated, China is retaliating against Donald Trump’s latest tariff threat, letting its currency fall to a record low.
Cargo Stocks Fell Due to Trump’s New Tariff
On Thursday, air cargo companies’ shares fell drastically due to the escalating trade war between the US and China.
UPS Stock Soars on Q2 Earnings Beat, Impressive Outlook
UPS stock was up nearly 3% in premarket trading on July 24. The upswing came after it reported better-than-expected second-quarter results.
Why UPS’s Q2 Earnings Could Fall Year-over-Year
UPS is scheduled to report its second-quarter earnings results on July 24. Estimates suggest that things aren’t looking good for it this quarter.
GS Says Buy FedEx and UPS, Ignore Amazon’s Threats
Goldman Sachs (GS) initiated its coverage on FedEx (FDX) and UPS (UPS) with “buy” ratings. Goldman Sachs argued that the stocks are too cheap to ignore.
China Wants Huawei Ban Lifted, Trump Talks 5G with India
Discussing 5G with India could be part of President Trump’s mind game before his meeting with President Jinping.
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.