XPO Logistics Inc

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  • uploads///ODFL Capital Expenditure
    Company & Industry Overviews

    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.

    By Samuel Prince
  • uploads///CP Intermodal
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Canadian Pacific’s Intermodal Traffic Trended

    Canadian Pacific’s (CP) intermodal volumes have been rising for the past few weeks.

    By Samuel Prince
  • uploads///ODFL Valuation
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Old Dominion Freight Line Commands a Valuation Premium

    Old Dominion announced a rise of 2.0% LTL tons in January and 3.2% in February. During the same months, its LTL shipments per day rose by over 6%.

    By Samuel Prince
  • uploads///CP Intermodal
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Comparing Canadian Pacific’s Intermodal Volumes

    Canadian Pacific’s intermodal volumes Although Canadian Pacific’s (CP) intermodal volumes have been marching forward for the past few weeks, in the week ended January 28, 2017, CP reported a fall of 7.5% in overall intermodal traffic. Intermodal data indicates that the fall was due to a drop in its international intermodal business, where volumes fell […]

    By Samuel Prince
  • uploads///FedEx Tax Bill
    Company & Industry Overviews

    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.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    What Led to the Decline in Canadian Pacific’s Intermodal Volumes?

    Canadian Pacific’s intermodal volumes Although Canadian Pacific’s (CP) intermodal volumes have been marching forward for the past few quarters, for the week ended January 14, 2017, CP reported a fall of 4.5% in overall intermodal traffic. The intermodal data indicates that the fall was led by a drop in its international intermodal business, where volumes […]

    By Samuel Prince
  • uploads///ODFL Revenues
    Company & Industry Overviews

    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.

    By Samuel Prince
  • Consumer

    OTPP opens new position in Alibaba Group

    OTPP added a new position in Alibaba Group Holding (BABA) during the third quarter that ended in September. The position accounted for 0.09% of the fund’s total portfolio.

    By Samantha Nielson
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    Fund Managers

    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.

    By Santiago Solari
  • uploads///FDX Dividend
    Earnings Report

    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.

    By Samuel Prince
  • uploads///UPS Capex
    Earnings Report

    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.

    By Samuel Prince
  • uploads///FDX Quarterly Dividends
    Earnings Report

    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.

    By Samuel Prince
  • uploads///ODFL Competitive Landscape
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Who Are Old Dominion’s Biggest LTL Competitors Today?

    Old Dominion’s peer group includes LTL companies that compete in the national and regional marketplace. The company also competes with some US railroads.

    By Samuel Prince
  • uploads///History
    Company & Industry Overviews

    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.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Consumer

    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,

    By Ambrish Shah
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    Industrials

    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.

    By Ambrish Shah
  • uploads///FedEx Express
    Industrials

    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.”

    By Anirudha Bhagat
  • uploads///FedEx Express
    Company & Industry Overviews

    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.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
  • uploads///FedEx Q Earnings
    Company & Industry Overviews

    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.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
  • uploads///FedEx Q Earnings
    Earnings Report

    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.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
  • uploads///FedEx
    Company & Industry Overviews

    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.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
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    Financials

    OTPP adds new position in Grupo Aval

    OTPP added a new position in AVAL during the third quarter that ended in September. The position accounted for 0.11% of the fund’s total portfolio.

    By Samantha Nielson
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    Financials

    OTPP establishes new position in United Technologies

    OTPP added a new position in United Technologies Corp. (UTX) during the third quarter that ended in September. The position accounted for 0.13% of the fund’s total portfolio.

    By Samantha Nielson
  • uploads///XPO
    Financials

    OTPP opens new position in XPO Logistics

    OTPP added a new position in XPO Logistics Inc. (XPO) during the third quarter that ended in September. The position accounted for 0.46% of the fund’s total portfolio.

    By Samantha Nielson
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    Consumer

    OTPP adds new position in The Priceline Group

    OTPP added a new position in The Priceline Group Inc. (PCLN) during the third quarter that ended in September. The position accounted for 0.50% of the fund’s total portfolio.

    By Samantha Nielson
  • Financials

    Highlights of OTPP’s third quarter 13F filing

    OTPP is an independent organization. It invests in pension fund assets. It administers the pensions for 307,000 active and retired teachers in Ontario.

    By Samantha Nielson
  • uploads///FedEx
    Consumer

    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.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
  • uploads///UPS Q Earnings
    Earnings Report

    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.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
  • uploads///UPS Q Preview
    Earnings Report

    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.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
  • uploads///FedEx Stock
    Consumer

    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.”

    By Anirudha Bhagat
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    Consumer

    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.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
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    Consumer

    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.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
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    Earnings Report

    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.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
  • uploads///Air Cargo Packages
    Earnings Report

    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.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
  • uploads///Chart  Yearly EPS
    Earnings Report

    United Parcel Service Updates Its 2019 Outlook

    Alongside its release of its first-quarter earnings results, United Parcel Service (UPS) has updated its guidance for 2019.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
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    Earnings Report

    UPS Slides ~6% as Q1 Earnings and Revenue Miss Estimates

    Shares of United Parcel Service (UPS) opened ~6% lower today after the company announced its first-quarter earnings results.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
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    Earnings Report

    J.B. Hunt Stock Plunged ~5% after Q1 Earnings Missed Estimates

    J.B. Hunt plunged ~5% in the extended trading session on April 15 after the company reported lower-than-expected first-quarter 2019 results.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
  • uploads///truck _
    Earnings Report

    Higher Freight Rates to Drive J.B. Hunt’s First-Quarter Earnings

    J.B. Hunt Transport Services (JBHT) is expected to report its first-quarter earnings results on April 15.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
  • uploads///Chart  FY EPS
    Earnings Report

    Why Did FedEx Cut Its Fiscal 2019 Earnings Outlook?

    FedEx (FDX) slashed its fiscal 2019 earnings outlook. The ongoing global slowdown sent its third-quarter results below the expectations.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
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    Earnings Report

    FedEx Fell ~6% after Lower Q3 Earnings and Revenues

    FedEx (FDX) stock fell nearly 6% during the extended trading session on March 19 after the company reported dismal third-quarter results.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
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    Earnings Report

    UPS Stock Soars ~5% after Its Q4 Earnings Beat Estimates

    UPS stock was up ~5% in premarket trading today after it announced better-than-expected bottom line results for the fourth quarter.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
  • uploads///freight _
    Earnings Report

    UPS: e-Commerce Growth Could to Drive Its Q4 Earnings Higher

    UPS is scheduled to report its fourth-quarter results on January 31. The company has an impressive record of beating earnings estimates.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
  • uploads///fedex _
    Company & Industry Overviews

    FedEx to Buy Flying Cargo’s International Express Unit

    FedEx (FDX) is acquiring Flying Cargo Group’s delivery and logistics business to expand its global operations.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why XPO Logistics Inc. Is Tanking Over 17%

    XPO Logistics Inc. (NYSE: XPO) is down over 17% following a report by famed short-seller Spruce Point Capital Management. Here’s what you need to know.

    By Joey Solitro
  • uploads///UPS_opmar
    Earnings Report

    Why United Parcel Service’s Operating Margin Declined in Q3 2018

    UPS’s operating profit declined 4.7% to $1.7 billion in the third quarter from $1.8 billion in the third quarter of 2017.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    United Parcel Service Reports Q3 Earnings Beat, Stock Slips

    UPS reported its Q3 2018 earnings on October 24. UPS’s Q3 earnings reached $1.73, up 19.3% from $1.45 in Q3 2017.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    United Parcel Service Stock ahead of Q3 Earnings

    United Parcel Service (UPS) is set to announce its Q3 earnings on October 24. On October 22, UPS stock closed at $115.64.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Road Transportation Stocks Have Performed So Far in 2018

    On a macro level, 2018 has emerged as a good year for the US road transportation sector for multiple reasons.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    How Major US Road Transporter Stocks Fared in 2018

    In 2017, trucks hauled 10.8 billion tons of freight, representing 70.2% of all the domestic freight tonnage in the United States.

    By Samuel Prince
  • uploads///UPS_ANR
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Inside Analysts’ Recommendations on United Parcel Service

    Of the 27 analysts covering United Parcel Service (UPS), six analysts (22%) have a “strong buy” recommendation on the stock.

    By Samuel Prince
  • uploads///EXPD_ANR
    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
  • uploads///XPO_ANR
    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
  • uploads///XPO_EPS
    Earnings Report

    Why XPO Could Beat Analysts’ Q2 2018 Earnings Estimate

    For XPO, analysts estimate adjusted EPS of $0.98 in the second quarter. That’s a 63.3% growth rate YoY (year-over-year).

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    How XPO Logistics Stock Is Trending ahead of Q2 Earnings

    XPO Logistics (XPO) is set to announce its Q2 earnings on August 1 after the market closes. On July 26, XPO stock closed at $99.26.

    By Samuel Prince
  • uploads///CHRW_
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Navisphere: C.H. Robinson’s Technology Backbone

    C.H. Robinson Worldwide’s (CHRW) Navisphere is a proprietary global technology platform that matches customer requirements with supplier capabilities to fit customers’ needs.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    XPO Beat 1Q18 Estimates, but Higher Operating Costs Hurt Stock

    XPO Logistics reported adjusted EPS (earnings per share) of $0.61, which surpassed analysts’ estimate of $0.51.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    XPO Logistics Stock: How’s It Trending ahead of 1Q18 Earnings?

    XPO Logistics (XPO) will announce its 1Q18 earnings on May 2. It has emerged as a top US transportation and logistics carrier.

    By Samuel Prince
  • uploads///XPO Truck Brokerage
    Company & Industry Overviews

    A Look at XPO Logistics’ Transportation Segment

    In fiscal 2017, XPO’s Transportation vertical had revenues of $9.8 billion, up 3.8% year-over-year.

    By Samuel Prince
  • uploads///XPO acquisition strategy
    Company & Industry Overviews

    How XPO’s Acquisition Strategy Has Worked for the Company

    In 2013, XPO acquired National Logistics Management for $87.0 million, making XPO Logistics a leader in expedited shipments in the US.

    By Samuel Prince
  • uploads///XPO Intermodal and Drayage Business
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Decoding XPO Logistics’ Intermodal and Drayage Business

    XPO uses a proprietary technology called Rail Optimizer for its intermodal services.

    By Samuel Prince
  • uploads///XPO last mile logistics
    Company & Industry Overviews

    XPO’s Last-Mile Logistics Business in North America

    By the end of 2017, XPO Logistics operated 55 XPO last-mile hubs in North America and expects to grow this network to 85 hubs in 2018.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    XPO Logistics: A Brief Company Overview

    XPO Logistics (XPO) stock closed at $98.66 on March 27, 2018, which was lower than its 52-week high of $106.20.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why XPO Logistics Could Be on Retail Giants’ Radar

    XPO Logistics witnessed a 24% spike in e-fulfillment volume at its US contract logistics facilities during the period from Black Friday through Cyber Monday in 2017.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Will Home Depot Acquire XPO Logistics?

    On December 22, 2017, Recode reported that Home Depot (HD) is looking to acquire XPO Logistics (XPO), which provides supply chain solutions around the world.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Earnings Report

    FedEx Analysts: Why They’re Recommending a ‘Buy’

    Of the 29 analysts covering FedEx (FDX), eight (27.6%) have recommended a “strong buy” for the stock.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Consumer

    UPS Is Likely to Strengthen Its Wide Economic Moat

    United Parcel Services (UPS US) earns a “wide economic moat” rating from Morningstar from efficient scale, cost advantage, and the network effect.

    By VanEck
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    Industrials

    Will Upward Momentum in Less-than-Truckload Rates Continue?

    In this article, we’ll discuss the tonnage and the rate movements in the US LTL (less-than-truckload) industry.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Industrials

    Will Electronic Logging Device Enforcement Affect LTL Carriers?

    In this part, we’ll see whether LTL (less-than-truckload) carriers will be impacted by ELD (electronic logging device) implementation.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Industrials

    Which Less-than-Truckload Carrier Saw Highest Operating Cashflows?

    In this article, we’ll analyze the operating cash flows of these LTL (less-than-truckload) carriers in 1H17.

    By Samuel Prince
  • uploads///LTL OpMar
    Industrials

    How Did Operating Margins of Less-than-Truckload Carriers Stack Up?

    In this article, we’ll go through the 2Q17 operating margins of the major LTL (less-than-truckload) carriers.

    By Samuel Prince
  • uploads///EXPD OpMar
    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
  • uploads///XPO ANR
    Earnings Report

    Why Analysts Are Recommending a ‘Buy’ for XPO Logistics

    XPO is covered by 19 analysts, who were surveyed by Thomson Reuters. Their consensus rating for XPO is 1.8, which represents a “buy.”

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    XPO Logistics: Logistics Segment Drives Earnings in 2Q17

    XPO Logistics (XPO) generated adjusted EBITDA of $370.8 million in 2Q17 against $354.9 million in the second quarter of 2016.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Consumer

    XPO Logistics: Why Transportation Revenues Declined in 2Q17

    XPO Logistics (XPO) witnessed a 5.2% rise in the Transportation vertical revenues, excluding divestitures.

    By Samuel Prince
  • uploads///YRCW Indexed
    Earnings Report

    XPO Logistics’ 2Q17 Earnings Missed Estimate

    XPO Logistics (XPO), an emerging trucking giant, announced its 2Q17 earnings on August 2, 2017. It marginally missed analysts’ estimate by 0.60%.

    By Samuel Prince
  • uploads///YRCW Margin
    Earnings Report

    Why YRC Worldwide’s Operating Margin Slid in 2Q17

    YRC Worldwide’s (YRCW) revenues in 2Q17 rose 4.4%, whereas operating expenses rose 5.2%. Operating expenses rose at a faster pace than revenues.

    By Samuel Prince
  • uploads///YRCW Revenue
    Earnings Report

    What Led to YRC Worldwide’s Revenue Growth in 2Q17?

    In the second quarter of 2017, YRC Worldwide (YRCW) reported revenues of $1.26 billion, a 4.4% rise from $1.2 billion in 2Q16.

    By Samuel Prince
  • uploads///UPS Revenue
    Earnings Report

    Could United Parcel Service’s Revenues Rise in 2H17?

    When compared with its 2Q16 revenues of $14.6 billion, UPS’s 2Q17 revenues rose 7.7%

    By Samuel Prince
  • uploads///FDX Capex
    Earnings Report

    What’s FedEx’s Capital Investment Outlook?

    In 3Q17, the company incurred a capex of $1.1 billion, which represents 7.4% of the 3Q17 total revenues of ~$15.0 billion.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    Why a Majority of FedEx’s Analysts Recommend Buying the Stock

    Out of total 25 analysts covering FDX, 17 analysts (or 68%) have a “buy” opinion, while eight analysts (or 32%) recommend investors to “hold” FedEx shares. There were no “sell” recommendations among the Wall Street analysts.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    How TNT Acquisition Is Driving FedEx’s European Growth

    On May 25, 2016, FedEx (FDX) completed the 4.4 billion euro acquisition of the Netherlands-based TNT Express NV.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Miscellaneous

    Will Brexit Continue to Impact XPO Logistics?

    Following the United Kingdom’s decision to exit the European Union, XPO Logistic’s (XPO) stock fell 13.4% on June 24.

    By Samuel Prince
  • uploads///FDX ANR
    Earnings Report

    TNT Express Integration Prompts ‘Buy’ Recommendations for FedEx

    Analysts are expecting considerable synergies with FedEx’s acquisition of TNT Express.

    By Samuel Prince
  • uploads///ODFL Operating Margin
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Old Dominion Lead’s the Industry in Operating Margins

    Old Dominion’s tonnage levels and revenue mix are subject to seasonal trends. Its operating margins are lower in the first and fourth quarters of the year.

    By Samuel Prince
  • uploads///ODFL Technology
    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Old Dominion’s Technology Tools Are Carving out a Niche Position

    As technology improves a company’s bottom line and enhances shareholder value, Old Dominion banks on technology to cut costs and maximize satisfaction.

    By Samuel Prince
  • uploads///ODFL History
    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Did Old Dominion Evolve as a Major US Trucking Company?

    Old Dominion offers access, through agents or strategic alliances, to services in international locations including Canada, Mexico, Europe, and China.

    By Samuel Prince
  • uploads///FDX ANR
    Earnings Report

    The Word on the Street: Analyst Recommendations for FedEx ahead of Its Fiscal 4Q16 Results

    Out of 28 analysts covering FedEx (FDX), 16 analysts, or 57%, recommend “buys” for FDX.

    By Samuel Prince
  • uploads///FDX OpMar
    Earnings Report

    Will FedEx Be Able to Expand Its Operating Margins in Fiscal 4Q16?

    Wall Street analysts are expecting FedEx’s operating margin to hit 11.7% in fiscal 4Q16, as compared to an actual margin of -10.9% in fiscal 4Q15.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    UPS: Management’s Expectations about the Near-Term Future

    UPS’s cash from operations has gone up from $5.5 billion in 2006 to $7.4 billion in 2015. Over the last ten years, the company was able to generate substantial operating cash inflows.

    By Samuel Prince
  • uploads///UPS OpMar
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why UPS’s Operating Margins Are Better than Its Peers

    Despite an ~13% increase in compensation expenses since 2011, UPS was able to maintain its operating margin in the range of 12%–13%.

    By Samuel Prince
  • uploads///UPS Business Strategies
    Company & Industry Overviews

    United Parcel Service: Key Growth Focus Areas

    Recently, United Parcel Service has broadened the service offering of UPS My Choice to 15 more countries and territories in the Americas and Europe.

    By Samuel Prince
  • uploads///UPS ORION
    Company & Industry Overviews

    ORION: A Star in United Parcel Service’s Technology Crown

    United Parcel Service, through 10,000 routes optimized with ORION, saves up to 1.5 million gallons of fuel per year.

    By Samuel Prince
  • uploads///UPS History
    Company & Industry Overviews

    United Parcel Service: Driving down Memory Lane

    Founded in 1907 by teenagers Claude Ryan and Jim Casey, United Parcel Service (UPS) began in a Seattle basement with a $100 loan and a couple of bicycles. Today’s UPS relies on the pair’s core values of neatness, reliability, courtesy, and ethical practices.

    By Samuel Prince
  • uploads///JBHT Intermodal
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why J.B. Hunt Transport Leads the Trucking Intermodal Space

    Intermodal transportation involves the movement of freight in an intermodal container using multiple transportation modes such as rail, ship, and truck. It doesn’t involve the handling of freight when the modes are changed.

    By Samuel Prince
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