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    Gary
    what i dont get - why are prices in bank stocks declining when they benefit from rising interest rate environment and also big banks with trading benefit from increased volatility. i am confused. i get some things ..like the ups recent price action ..but bank stocks? buffett recently bought stake in Citigroup ... i am with him ...
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    Ralphy Boy
    Here we go again, another week and another short term emotional reaction. Unbelievable!!!
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    Gary
    Target's first quarter comparable sales rose 3.3% on the back of a 3.9% increase in customer traffic. Online comparable sales gained 3.2%. However, their margins were hit hard due to higher freight and transportation costs due to higher fuel prices. tgt stock is getting hit hard. still, from UPS vantage, sales are up at target ...consumer is still strong ...but retailers will eventually pass on these higher costs. ..i think they just couldn't keep up ...but they will need to raise prices ...
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    Gary
    ups down almost 30% from its high ... quite a retreat .. ups didn't just benefit from the pandemic ..it had leadership change and new business strategy ... we will see how the ceo navigates an unfavorable business environment. . i have faith in her leadership .. i think ups will come out of this ok ..
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    Bullishgrizzly
    Fooled again? Typical UPS, give the last three days of gains up in 15 minutes! Guess last week was not a near term bottom.
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    Dudesbag
    Here's something to really knock our faith in analysts for a loop. For some time, we've been critiquing Morgan Stanley analyst Ravi Shankar for his price target way, way below the herd. Clearly when he first offered his price target in the $150 range, he had no way of knowing that inflation, the Ukraine war and the resultant rapid rise in the cost of fuel, the ongoing supply chain disruption and the corporate and U.S. populations fear of a bear market and possible recession. But he made that call anyway. He's no soothsayer but sadly, at our current $168 we're closer to his target than any of the other analysts. Whether we're deserving of such a low share price an forward P/E multiple is another matter.
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    NICHOLAS
    This is Total BS! If we don't vote to change coarse with this current administration we are in BIGGER Trouble then we all ready are in!
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    Ralphy Boy
    another day, if the news wasn't this week it doesn't count. UPS made promises and delivered results. Fredex keeps promising but doesn't deliver. UPS has been supporting Ecommerce for years and fredex just getting into it. Amazing how short sighted wall street analysts have become.
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    Bullishgrizzly
    I admit this move took me by surprise, and I feel very foolish. It looked like UPS was putting in a near term bottom of about $180 just a few days ago. In fact, the entire market looked like it would take a breather. Unfortunately, I sold PUT's at $180 and so I will be buying shares at this loss. This market is brutal and we have to wait for signs that the FED will reverse course. It looks like another rate hike in June, then maybe July. The damage will be so severe by August, the FED may have to stop. It will take a policy reversal to stop this bear market, IMO. I've learned the hard way, you need patience and don't fight the FED. UPS is still an excellent company.
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    Andrew
    Historically, this isn't a great stock. Since the stock went public in 1999, the stock is up 168%.
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    Gary
    i think the markets have another leg or two down to go, but there are some nice discounted stocks out there that you can buy and hold ...
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    Ralphy Boy
    Finally people are waking up. Should still be at 220 to 230. Buy now for a good 20% return.
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    DG
    Another quarterly dividend of $1.52 per share on all outstanding Class A and Class B shares.

    The dividend is payable June 2, 2022 to shareowners of record on May 16, 2022.

    Thank you UPS!
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    Gary
    In March 2022, Aurora's next-generation autonomous trucks – based on the new Peterbilt 579 – began to transport FedEx shipments between Aurora's new terminals in Fort Worth and El Paso. Aurora is making the 600-mile trip on a weekly basis with safety drivers on board and expects to increase the frequency of trips in the coming months. Aurora continues to move shipments for FedEx between Aurora's South Dallas terminal and its new Houston terminal on a daily basis.

    more automation .... should help fdx and ups going forward .... i would have liked to see faster rollout of EVs and alternate fuel vehicles for UPS .... if they had, it would have come at an opportune time ..but their rollout i think is tooo slow ...
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    Dudesbag
    There are a lot of arguments to be made as to ideal types of volume and how macro conditions have been impacting us and the sector. One thing that can't be negated is UPS's improving margins and, as others have pointed out, the historically low P/E. UPS has spent most of its recent years circling around 20. At present, the trailing 3 month P/E is 12.75 and the forward P/E is 14.60. So, while our growth in domestic volume may be slowing a bit, with the raising of pricing we did slightly beat revenue expectations and handily EPS expectations. I think this next quarter will be telling for many companies in our sector and FDX's early report will be a tell.
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    NICHOLAS
    I wish the Teamsters would have at least elected a UPS'er as there Teamster President. I know this is a financial platform, however with this Sean O'Brien's radical agenda and Democrat scare tactics playbook. Doesn't seem to be a favorable position for UPS to negotiate the flexibility it will need to stay competitive with FedEx and Amazon. UPS as the single highest employer of Teamsters in the County. You would think the Union would be more open to cooperating to keep them both strong. If Mr. O'Brien wants to be a champion for the Union as he boosts! Why doesn't he spend more time and effort growing the Teamsters by organizing FedEx and more importantly Amazon!!! Who gets millions in Tax Breaks from the government! Instead of Biting the Hand that Feeds Him!!! and Thousands of others. Yes I was a Teamsters now retired, and I just received one of my many letters from my Local telling me they have provided me with the legal required notice they have applied with the "PBGC" for Special Financial Assistance. I just hope there is something left once I start to draw my pention!
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    DG
    Nice positive article from Zacks... "UPS has a much higher free cash flow, less restrictive operations, a higher dividend yield, and a stellar track record of quarterly reports. This, paired with the uplifting share performance relative to its peers, leads me to believe that UPS would be better suited for investors than FedEx. At the moment, FedEx is too tied up in integrating an acquisition that was supposed to fuel growth, not stunt it. This has weighed heavy on investors' sentiment and is a driving force behind the poor FDX share performance."

    https://finance.yahoo.com/news/zacks-analyst-blog-highlights-united-114211722.html
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    Paul
    I worked @ UPS 40.7 years, retired & drawing a $54K annual pension. This company knows how to make money and they pay top wages & benefits. Go see for yourself, they are hiring.
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    Gary
    retail doing well today ...pent up demand tapestry reported good #s ...they are solidly profitable but there will be sme headwinds ..built into the oversold price .... people are spending ..why not? folks have been couped up for two years ... my family is spending ..vacations, furniture, outfits ...- our spending is higher than it ever has been - of course credit the wife for that ... lol
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    The Chad
    AMZN reports surprise earnings miss - "Amazon delivered a disappointing quarter and outlook on Thursday as the ecommerce giant was swamped by higher costs to run its warehouses and deliver packages to customers."

    Shares fell 8% in after-hours trade.

    I think we've been saying that these are the "unprofitable" packages UPS doesn't want . . . get it now AMZN?!