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) pushed the Transportation industry higher today making it today's featured transportation winner. The industry as a whole closed the day up 1.5%. By the end of trading, FedEx Corporation rose $2.05 (1.5%) to $139.86 on light volume. Throughout the day, 1,356,631 shares of FedEx Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2,495,400 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $138.52-$140.28 after having opened the day at $138.70 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $137.81. Other companies within the Transportation industry that increased today were:
), up 31.4%,
), up 17.0%,
), up 16.2% and
), up 13.2%.
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FedEx Corporation provides transportation, e-commerce, and business services in the United States and internationally. It operates in four segments: FedEx Express, FedEx Ground, FedEx Freight, and FedEx Services. FedEx Corporation has a market cap of $43.4 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.5, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 50.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate FedEx Corporation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity.
- You can view the full FedEx Corporation Ratings Report.
On the negative front,
), down 4.4%,
), down 2.5%,
), down 2.4% and
), down 1.7% , were all laggards within the transportation industry with
) being today's transportation industry laggard.
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