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UPS takes hit during holidays, cuts outlook

...below the $1.47 per share analysts had projected.FedEx Corp., based in Memphis, Tennessee, said it still expects...of UPS Inc. fell $11.19 to $103.06. Shares of FedEx Corp. fell $4.18, or 2.3 percent, to $177.22.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-23/ups-takes-hit-during-holid
FedEx misses Street 2Q forecasts, but profit jumps 23 pct

...improvement in the core Express business" in the quarter. Hartford covers FedEx for Robert W. Baird & Co.Overall, FedEx Corp. earned $616 million, or $2.14 per share, in its fiscal second quarter, up from $500 million, or $1.57...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/finance/2014-12-17/fedex-misses-stree
Biz bits

FedEx raises optimism with earnings forecast NEW YORK --- FedEx Corp., the world's second largest package delivery company, offered a signal Friday that the global economy is improving, as it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/09/12/bus_547853.shtml
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FedEx reports 41 percent earnings gain

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- FedEx Corp. reported a 41 percent increase in third-quarter profits, due mostly to growth in international priority shipments and savings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/18/fin_409130.shtml
Finance
FedEx readies campaign against UPS over labor bill

NEW YORK - FedEx Corp. is set to launch a multimillion dollar marketing campaign on Tuesday against chief rival UPS Inc., arguing the world's largest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/06/09/bus_526930.shtml
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Business briefs

FedEx earnings rise, but shares drop MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Second-quarter earnings at FedEx Corp. rose 26 percent, though shares in the package delivery company slipped Wednesday after it said third-quarter results will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/12/20/bus_327571.shtml
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FedEx to add 50,000 seasonal jobs

...holiday workers hired last year.The hiring plan from FedEx Corp. came a day after rival UPS said it would hire up to...some packages didn't arrive until after Christmas.FedEx Corp. announced Wednesday that it earned $606 million in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-17/fedex-add-50000-seasonal-j
UPS to pay $40 million collected from online pharmacies to end criminal probe

...and has agreed to enhance its compliance policies with respect to Internet pharmacy shippers."Its biggest rival, FedEx Corp., remains a target in the federal investigation, according to its March 21 quarterly report filed with the Security...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-03-29/ups-pay-40-million-collect
Look for busy shopping season, UPS says

...Monday on Dec. 2 will see a 10 percent increase in pickup volume, surpassing 32 million packages.UPS' smaller rival FedEx Corp. said it expects Dec. 2 to be its busiest day of the holiday season. FedEx expects to carry more than 22 million shipments...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-10-25/look-busy-shopping-season-up
Santa's sleigh delayed after snags at UPS, FedEx

...we're contacting affected customers who have shipments available for pickup," said Scott Fiedler, a spokesman for FedEx Corp.Between Thanksgiving and Christmas, FedEx handled 275 million shipments, according to Fiedler. Those that were not...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-12-25/santas-sleigh-delayed-afte