FDX : NYSE : Services
$192.8 | %
Today's Range: 192.1 - 193.65
Avg. Daily Volume: 1603500.0
12/02/16 - 4:01 PM ET

Financial Analysis

FEDEX CORP's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company managed to grow both sales and net income at a faster pace than the average competitor in its industry this quarter as compared to the same quarter a year ago. FEDEX CORP has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.37 which shows that technically this company has the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year, indicating deteriorating cash flow.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 7.46% from the same quarter last year. Together, the key liquidity measurements indicate that it is relatively unlikely that the company will face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)14663.012279.0
EBITDA ($mil)2018.01801.0
EBIT ($mil)1279.01153.0
Net Income ($mil)715.0692.0

Balance Sheet Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)2989.03543.0
Total Assets ($mil)45575.037245.0
Total Debt ($mil)13782.07258.0
Equity ($mil)14142.015283.0

Profitability Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Gross Profit Margin27.7828.14
EBITDA Margin13.7614.66
Operating Margin8.729.39
Sales Turnover1.161.29
Return on Assets4.042.92
Return on Equity13.037.12
Debt Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Current Ratio1.531.83
Interest Expense132.079.0
Interest Coverage9.6914.59

Share Data Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)265.76282.38
Div / share0.40.25
Book value / share53.2154.12
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1569914.01448495.0


BUY. FEDEX CORP's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 23.43 for the Air Freight & Logistics industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.16. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.48 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.79 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 19.90. The current price-to-sales ratio is well below the S&P 500 average and is also below the industry average, indicating a discount.

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premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
FDX 27.75 Peers 23.43   FDX 8.96 Peers 13.19

Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.

FDX is trading at a premium to its peers.


Discount. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

FDX is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

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premium   discount
  Price to
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
FDX 13.64 Peers 19.07   FDX 0.32 Peers 2.76

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

FDX is trading at a discount to its peers.


Discount. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

FDX trades at a significant discount to its peers.

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premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
FDX 3.48 Peers 19.90   FDX 77.39 Peers 39.96

Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

FDX is trading at a significant discount to its peers.


Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

FDX is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

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premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
FDX 0.93 Peers 1.29   FDX 9.78 Peers 9.19

Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

FDX is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.


Average. Comparing a company's sales growth to its industry helps to determine if the company is adding or losing market share.

FDX is keeping pace with its peers on the basis of sales growth.



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