NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Drug trafficking is a serious crime and shares of FedEx (FDX - Get Report) shares are vulnerable following the package delivery company's disclosure that the Department of Justice filed criminal charges that the company was shipping misbranded controlled substances such as Ambient and Valium.
If the company is found guilty, shares of FedEx could take a serious hit. But such an event could take months.
FedEx is a member of the Dow Jones Transportation Average ,which set an all-time intraday high at 8406.17 on Thursday helped by strength in FedEx. This average has a positive but overbought weekly chart with its five-week modified moving average at 8136.65.
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