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Is FedEx Corporation(NYSE: FDX), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. FedEx Corporation (NYSE: FDX) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 4/12/1978. FedEx Corporation is in the Air Delivery & Freight Services industry and Services sector. Average volume for FedEx Corporation, is 1407.32, and so far today it has a volume of 1453600. Performance year to date since the 4/12/1978 is 17.77%.

To help you determine whether FedEx Corporation is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 25.89 and forward P/E is 12.81. PEG perhaps more useful shows that FedEx Corporation has a value for PEG of 2.39. P/S ratio is 0.88 and the P/B ratio is 3.27. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 15.54 and 159.04 respectively.

At the current price FedEx Corporation is trading at, 174.3 (-0.22% today), FedEx Corporation has a dividend yield of 0.92%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 19.20%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 6.73, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 12.12% after growing 78.40% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 9.90%, and 19.40% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 266.43, and the number of shares float is 245.48. The senior management bring insider ownership to 6.00%, and institutional ownership is at 75.60%. The float short is 0.02%, with the short ratio at a value of 0.03. Management has seen a return on assets of 4.40%, and also a return on investment of 7.80%.

The ability for FedEx Corporation, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.5, and quick ratio is 1.5. Long term debt/equity is 0.97 and total debt/equity is 0.97. In terms of margins, FedEx Corporation has a gross margin of 70.90%, with its operating margin at 6.10%, and FedEx Corporation has a profit margin of 3.50%.

The 52 week high is -1.73%, with 46.58% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 5.50% and the 200 day simple moving average is 12.99%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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