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46. United Parcel Service
United Parcel Service
Financials: Latest Results
Rank: 46 (Previous rank: 43)
Compare tool: United Parcel Service vs. Top 10
CEO: D. Scott Davis
Address: 55 Glenlake Pkwy. N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30328
Phone: 404-828-6000
Website: www.ups.com
A weakened dollar helped international deliveries grow sharply. But risk of a recession stalled domestic growth for the nation's largest package delivery business.

"Brown" transports more than 15.6 million packages and business documents every day, helping it grow revenue by 7.5% last year. Labor troubles at FedEx and a restructuring at DHL, the company's two biggest rivals, also helped boost U.S. sales. Last year, the company shifted 45,000 workers to a new pension plan, resulting in a $6 billion charge that helped cut profit by 91%.

Revenues 49,692.0 4.5
Profits 382.0 -90.9
Assets 39,042.0
Stockholders' equity 12,183.0
Market value (3/28/2008) 74,743.1
Revenues 0.8
Assets 1.0
Stockholders' equity 3.1
2007 $ 0.36
% change from 2006 -90.7
1997-2007 annual growth rate % N.A.
2007 -3.5
1997-2007 annual rate N.A.
1 United Parcel Service 46 49,692.0
2 FedEx 68 35,214.0
From the May 5, 2008 issue
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