United Parcel Service and FedEx Under Review: Industry on a Growth Trajectory
LONDON, February 19, 2013
LONDON, February 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Recently announced dividends by Air freight and logistics companies give a
picture of increased profits , an indication showing that the companies are
putting behind the economic upheaval which did not spare any industry. United
Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE: UPS) , a global leader in logistics , has entered a
strategic alliance with Jabil in reverse logistics services. FedEx Corporation
(NYSE:FDX) , on the other hand , is looking for expansion in Europe.
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UPS Joint Efforts for providing Global Reverse Logistics service
UPS has announced a strategic collaboration with Jabil Circuit Inc. for Global
Reverse Logistic Services for repair and return programs for hi-tech original
equipment manufacturers, service providers and enterprises on a global scale.
This will provide a turn- key supply chain model that will drive efficiencies
and enhance customer services. Sign up for the free report on United Parcel
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UPS Future outlook
UPS has delivered its best adjusted EPS with a strong free cash flow even in
weaker-than-expected global economic conditions. A strong demand from Asia and
Europe has led to an increase in average daily export volumes. 2013 looks like
a promising year with stronger economic outlook and the UPS business model
will deliver consistent results, with operating profit growth in all segments.
UPS is currently at $83.14 near its 52-week high $84.11 with an EPS of $0.80
and an indicated Annual dividend of $2.48 per share. Its P/E ratio is at
Potential Acquisition by FedEx in Europe
FedEx is looking for potential M&A in Europe as it continues to aim for
expansion in the region. A potential target is TNT Express. UPS was planning a
bid on TNT which it scrapped. Since then the valuations of TNT have bottomed
down. FedEx is expected to make an offer for TNT, but will wait and see if the
operational and financial health of the company would deteriorate further.
FedEx, at this point, does not have enough cash to make a buy this huge, so
the best option for it would be to wait out till TNT becomes more affordable.
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FedEx is also looking to increase its profits by $1.7 billion in next three
years. Its options to meet this goal are job elimination and replacement of
its aging fleet of aircrafts which is again a huge capital expenditure.
FedEx is currently trading near its 52-week of $107.50, that is at $106.90. In
2013, the company has already paid $0.28 per share as dividends. Its EPS is at
$6.23 and P/E ratio is 17.09.
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