Friday, October 24, 2014

United Parcel Service, Inc. Reports Higher Q3 Results; Expects Better Holiday Season (UPS)

Before Friday’s opening bell, United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) released its third quarter results and its outlook for the holiday season and full-year 2014.

UPS Earnings in Brief

UPS reported third quarter earnings of $1.214 billion, or $1.32 per share, up from $1.097 billion, or $1.16 per share a year ago. Revenue rose to $14.29 billion, from $13.52 billion. On average, analysts expected to see EPS of $1.29 and $14.20 billion in revenue. For the upcoming holiday seasons, the company expects to see shipments rise 11% from last year. Looking forward, UPS expects to see FY2014 EPS in the range of $4.90 to $5.00 per share. Analysts expect to see $4.95 per share in earnings.

UPS Dividend

UPS paid its last 67 cent dividend on September 3. We expect the company to declare its next dividend in the beginning of November.

UPS Dividend Snapshot

As of 12:09pm on Oct 23, 2014

UPS dividend yield annual payout payout ratio dividend growth

Click here to see the complete history of UPS dividends.

United Parcel Service shares were up $1.42, or 1.41% during premarket trading Friday. The stock is down 4.38% YTD.

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