Will United Parcel Service’s Top Institutional Shareholders Stick It Out After These Strong Results?

United Parcel Service (NYSE:UPS): Strong performance from the company’s e-commerce unit helped maintain strong post-holiday shipping levels, where domestic package delivery volume rose by 4.4 percent year-over-year. Earnings per share of $1.04 beat estimates by $0.02, though total revenue of $13.43 billion missed by a hair of $0.04 billion.

These institutional firms indicated owning shares of United Parcel Service, Inc. in Q1 2013. They reported owning a total of 126.042 million shares on 03/31/2013. The shares closed at $85.90 on 03/31/2013.

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Here are the ten largest positions in United Parcel Service, Inc. at the end of March 31st, 2013.

Vanguard Group Inc. held 34,060,767 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $2,925,819,937. This brought the portfolio total to 0.32%.

Blackrock Institutional Trust Company N.A. held 20,217,055 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $1,736,645,055. This brought the portfolio total to 0.36%.

Bank of New York Mellon Corp. held 9,519,032 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $817,684,863. This brought the portfolio total to 0.26%.

Blackrock Fund Advisors held 7,178,697 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $616,650,083. This brought the portfolio total to 0.24%.

American Century Companies Inc. held 5,840,077 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $501,662,623. This brought the portfolio total to 0.6%.

Blackrock Group Ltd held 5,643,628 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $484,787,654. This brought the portfolio total to 0.36%.

Blackrock Advisors LLC held 4,978,785 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $427,677,639. This brought the portfolio total to 0.43%.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. held 2,627,011 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $225,660,249. This brought the portfolio total to 0.07%.

Blackrock Investment Management LLC held 2,509,735 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $215,586,240. This brought the portfolio total to 0.37%.

Morgan Stanley held 2,154,358 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $185,059,355. This brought the portfolio total to 0.1%.

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