FedEx (FDX) Tops Q1 EPS by 14c

September 17, 2014 7:30 AM EDT

(Updated - September 17, 2014 7:32 AM EDT)

FedEx (NYSE: FDX) reported Q1 EPS of $2.10, $0.14 better than the analyst estimate of $1.96. Revenue for the quarter came in at $11.7 billion versus the consensus estimate of $11.48 billion.

“FedEx Corp. is off to an outstanding start in fiscal 2015, thanks to very strong performance at FedEx Ground, solid volume and revenue increases at FedEx Freight and healthy growth in U.S. domestic volume at FedEx Express,” said Frederick W. Smith, FedEx Corp. chairman, president and chief executive officer. “More customers are relying on FedEx because they appreciate the competitive advantages provided by our broad portfolio of solutions.”

FedEx Ground Segment

For the first quarter, the FedEx Ground segment reported:

• Revenue of $2.96 billion, up 8% from last year’s $2.73 billion

• Operating income of $545 million, up 13% from $483 million a year ago

• Operating margin of 18.4%, up from 17.7% the previous year

FedEx Freight Segment

For the first quarter, the FedEx Freight segment reported:

• Revenue of $1.61 billion, up 13% from last year’s $1.42 billion

• Operating income of $168 million, up 70% from $99 million a year ago

• Operating margin of 10.4%, up from 7.0% the previous year

GUIDANCE

FedEx reaffirms FY2015 guidance.

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