United Parcel Service 2Q Earnings Pregame Scorecard

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Last quarter United Parcel Service (NYSE:UPS) fell short of Wall Street estimates, and it is scheduled to report again on Tuesday.

Expectations

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Analysts currently expect United Parcel Service to come in with earnings of $1.17 per share on revenues of $13.7 billion. Analysts gave estimates ranging from $1.09 per share to $1.21 per share. Over the past three months, the average estimate has moved down from $1.20.

Stock Movement

The stock fell $2.71 per share between May 29, 2012 and June 5, 2012.

Company Fundamental Trends

Stock Ratings

Analysts are bullish on the stock as 13 analysts rate it as a buy and there are no sell ratings. Analyst sentiment has been improving recently, as the average rating risen slightly over the past three months.

Last Quarter's Results

In the first quarter, profit rose 9.6% to $970 million ($1 a share) from $885 million (88 cents a share) the year earlier, but fell short analyst expectations. Revenue rose 4.4% to $13.14 billion from $12.58 billion.

Summary

Reporting Period: 2Q

Date of Release: Tuesday, July 24, 2012 before market open

EPS: $1.17

Revenue Estimate: $13.7 billion

(Company fundamentals by Xignite Financials. Earnings estimates provided by Zacks)