• 3 Global Leaders in the Logistics Industry

    By Victor Selva - May 23, 2013 | Tickers: FDX, TNTEY, UPS

    Unlike the companies in my previous article, FedEx (NYSE: FDX), United Parcel Service (NYSE: UPS) and TNT Express (NASDAQOTH: TNTEY) may be better known by the broader public as they offer logistics and transportation services for individuals, as well as for corporate clients. Some offer more compelling growth prospects and interesting entry points for investors than others. Let's take a look at them and try elucidate which one stands more »

  • How FedEx Stole UPS’ Thunder

    By Sarfaraz Khan - May 17, 2013 | Tickers: FDX, TNTEY, UPS

    The second largest U.S. package delivery company, FedEx (NYSE: FDX) , and the world’s largest package-delivery company, the United Parcel Service (NYSE: UPS) or UPS, have delivered contrasting results. While the former reported a rise in revenues and a sharp drop in earnings, the latter saw increasing top and bottom lines – despite the setbacks coming from the failed acquisition bid for the European package delivery giant TNT Express (NASDAQOTH: TNTEYmore »)

  • The Exploding Mess at TNT Express

    By Matthew Luke - February 28, 2013 | Tickers: DPSGY, FDX, TNTEY, UPS

    It has been the exact opposite of a dynamite year for TNT Express (NASDAQOTH: TNTEY). Shares of Europe’s second largest (and the world’s fourth largest) package delivery company fell 50% the day UPS (NYSE: UPS) announced that they would withdraw their $7 billion bid to purchase the company. European Union anti-trust regulators indicated to UPS management that they would veto the proposed acquisition (which they officially did a few days later).

  • Will UPS Deliver Gains in 2013?

    By Bob Ciura - February 5, 2013 | Tickers: FDX, TNTEY, UPS

    Package delivery in the United States is essentially a duopoly.  The business is dominated by two companies.  The bigger of the two, by market value, is United Parcel Service (NYSE: UPS).  Smaller rival FedEx (NYSE: FDX) carries a market capitalization of roughly half of UPS.  Both stocks are trading near their 52-week highs.  Should investors take profits amid the uncertain economic landscape?  Or, on the other hand, is there still more »

  • This Delivery Company Is No Good

    By Ron Chatterjee - January 22, 2013 | Tickers: DPSTF, FDX, TNTEY, UPS

    United Parcel Service (NYSE: UPS) said Monday it will abandon a 5.2 billion Euro ($7 billion) bid for smaller Dutch parcel-delivery company TNT Express NV (NASDAQOTH: TNTEY) after encountering unexpectedly stiff objections to the deal from the European Commission.

    The acquisition would have been the biggest in UPS's 105-year history. The European Commission, the EU's executive arm, is due to announce its decision on Feb. 5. UPS more »

  • Stay Invested in This Transport Despite Lower Guidance

    By Vineeta Mittal - January 2, 2013 | Tickers: DPSGY, FDX, TNTEY, UPS

    On Dec. 19, FedEx (NYSE: FDX) announced 2Q13 results along with 3Q13 EPS guidance. Shares of FedEx fell by 1.8% to $93.20 on the same day. 

    Disappointing Results for 2Q13….

    The company reported 2Q13 EPS of $1.39 well below consensus of $1.41, indicating that Super-storm Sandy reduced 2Q13 earnings by $0.11/share at the Express Division. Moderate growth in revenues (4.9% yoy) was offset more »