United Parcel Service Earnings Preview: Get Ahead of the Analysts
United Parcel Service (NYSE:UPS) will report earnings before markets open on Thursday, April 25th. United Parcel Service, Inc.(NYSE:UPS) delivers packages and documents throughout the United States and in other countries and territories. The Company also provides global supply chain services and less-than-truckload transportation, primarily in the U.S. UPS’s business consists of integrated air and ground pick-up and delivery network
Here is your Cheat Sheet to United Parcel Service Earnings:
Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $1.01 per share on revenues of $13.48 billion. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 99.24.
Analysts have a more negative outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has fallen from a profit of $1.27 to a profit $1.23. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $4.99, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how United Parcel Service has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||51,490||45,300||49,540||53,100||54,130|
|Diluted EPS ($)||2.94||1.96||3.33||3.84||0.83|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Dec. 31, 2011||Mar. 31, 2012||Jun. 30, 2012||Sep. 30, 2012||Dec. 31, 2012|
|Revenue ($) in millions||14,170||13,140||13,350||13,070||14,570|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.75||1.00||1.15||0.48||-1.80|
United Parcel Service has missed analyst estimates 3 times in the past four quarters. Shareholders could expect a bust if the company misses estimates.
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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)