UPS Earnings: E-commerce Surge to 21% Jump Due to Covid-19

posted on 30th July 2020 by Eddie Saunders
UPS Earnings: E-commerce Surge to 21% Jump Due to Covid-19

UPS today announced second-quarter 2020 consolidated revenue increased to $20.5 billion, a 13.4% increase from the second quarter of 2019.  Net income was $1.8 billion for the quarter; adjusted net income was $1.9 billion, 8.8% above the same period in 2019.  Operating profit was $2.2 billion, and adjusted operating profit was $2.3 billion, up 7.4% compared to last year’s second quarter.  

Diluted earnings per share was $2.03 and adjusted diluted earnings per share was $2.13, up 8.7% from the same period last year.  GAAP results included a pre-tax transformation charge of $112 million, equivalent to $0.10 per share.  In the prior year period, GAAP results included a pre-tax charge for transformation costs of $21 million, equivalent to $0.02 per share.