UPS Q1 Earnings Report – Strong Post-Holiday Recovery

Apr 29, 2013: A quick snapshot of United Parcel Service Inc (UPS)'s top and bottom line results.

Q1 2013 Quarterly Earnings Report:

  • Highlights of UPS' Q1 Report: Strong post-holiday recovery in e-Commerce helps earnings; 2013 guidance reaffirmed for 6%-12% improved results over 2012.
  • Revenue: UPS' Revenue came in at $13.43 compared to $13.14 in Q1 2012. Analysts were expecting the firm's Q1 2013 to come in at $13.91B.     
  • UPS's Profit: Operating profit reported was $1.58B, a slight increase over the $1.57B reported in Q1 2012. Operating Margins also declined slightly, down to 11.8% from 11.9% last year.   
  • UPS' EPS: UPS reported EPS of $1.08, an improvement over the $1.00 reported last year. Analysts are estimating that Q2 2013 will produce an EPS of around $1.22.

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