Tuesday, February 24, 2015

What Went Wrong With United Parcel Service (UPS) Stock?

United Parcel Service (NYSE: UPS  ) investors already knew that the company's fourth-quarter earnings would fall short of previous expectations for EPS of $1.47-- the company gave preliminary figures on Jan. 23. At that time, management shocked the market by predicting its adjusted diluted EPS for the fourth quarter would come in at $1.25. The figure duly came in as expected with the release of its results today.



With that said, investors will be wondering just how UPS managed to disappoint for the second holiday season in a row. In addition, what is the company doing to address its issues?


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