this was on the montly fools website, you know.....the ones that are in bed with fedex and absolutely love writing negative articles on ups. The topic was about a few stocks that "blew away wall street" UPS (NYSE: UPS) was another topper. The parcel-delivery specialist earned $0.89 a share this past quarter. That may have been just a penny better than the $0.88 per share that analysts had forecast, but it came at the right time. How many transportation-related companies are cureently smarting over higher fuel costs? Even though many are passing it along to end users via fuel surcharges, delivery remains a tricky environment at the moment. That's why it's commendable for UPS to beat the street by any margin -- much less come in comfortably ahead of last year's $0.78-a-share showing. What can Brown do for you? If you're a shareholder, it can deliver the goods in the most inclement of financial weathers.