A Mixed Bag for This Industrials Powerhouse

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The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which industrials editor/analyst Brendan Byrnes and technology editor/analyst Andrew Tonner discuss topics across the investing world.

In today's edition, Brendan and Andrew discuss UPS and the company's prospects for the future. After you strip out an accounting charge, the company had a solid quarter, buoyed by strong holiday and e-commerce sales. Can the company keep this momentum going, and how does it stack up against its competitors?

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At the time this article was published Andrew Tonner and Brendan Byrnes have no positions in the stocks mentioned above.The Motley Fool owns shares of FedEx, Expeditors International of Washington, and United Parcel Service. The Fool has created a butterfly spread position on Expeditors International of Washington. Motley Fool newsletter services have recommended buying shares of FedEx.Try any of our Foolish newsletter servicesfree for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe thatconsidering a diverse range of insightsmakes us better investors. The Motley Fool has adisclosure policy.

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