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First-quarter revenue at UPS slumped 12 percent as winter storms increased costs for the shipping giant and cut into its revenue.
The Atlanta company says the rough start to the year means that full-year earnings will come in at the low end of earlier forecasts.
UPS posted earnings of $911 million, or 98 cents per share, well short of the $1.08 that Wall Street was looking for, and less than the $1.04 billion, or $1.08 per share, it reported a year earlier.
UPS says winter storms reduced operating profit by $200 million as costs rose.
Revenue rose 2.6 percent to $13.78 billion, but that's still shy of the $13.91 billion that analysts had forecast.
Shares of UPS Inc.
Dunkin' Brands on Thursday reported a lower profit for its first quarter, citing severe weather for dampening its U. S. sales.
Its net income and sales missed Wall Street expectations and shares fell 3 percent to $47.59 in premarket trading.
The company, which also owns ice cream chain Baskin-Robbins, nevertheless stood by its outlook for the year.
At Dunkin' Donuts stores in the U.
Verizon's $130 billion deal to take over of all of Verizon Wireless is helping lift its profit.
The New York-based telecommunications company completed its acquisition of the 45 percent stake in its wireless division from Vodafone Group PLC in February.
Verizon Communications Inc.