|Bid||218.61 x 1300|
|Ask||220.12 x 1100|
|Day's Range||217.65 - 224.76|
|52 Week Range||214.17 - 274.66|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||1.45|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||12.48|
|Earnings Date||Dec 18, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||2.60 (1.20%)|
|1y Target Est||289.67|
Industrials are feeling the pinch of the volatile market. Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous, Brian Sozzi, Scott Gamm and Seema Shah of Principal Global Investors discuss.
Jim Cramer flies through his take on callers' favorite stocks, including a discount retail play with an e-commerce twist.
The FedEx World Hub might be the best visual representation for the approaching holiday season. While the official peak is Thanksgiving to Christmas, volume is already starting to increase at the Memphis World Hub, which means additional seasonal workers will continue to be added. In total, the Memphis-based shipping and logistics provider plans to hire 55,000 additional workers, with 3,800 of those at the Memphis hub.
The USPS has proposed a 12.3% price increase for its lightweight parcel service and a 9.3% increase for non-lightweight service.
Check out the companies making headlines after the bell: Square SQ stock rose more than 1 percent during post-market trading Thursday. During the day, shares dropped as much as 15 percent in the wake of the the announcement that its CFO Sarah Friar will be leaving the company to become the CEO of social media site Nextdoor.
The U.S. Postal Service has proposed a 9 to 12 percent increase to the shipping service used by Amazon.com. The Parcel Select Service, which is also used by United Parcel Service and FedEx, is the last and typically the most expensive step in the shipping process that gets the packages to customers' doorsteps.
Packaging giant FedEx Corporation ( FDX) has seen its shares drop 30 points in the past three weeks, and the stock has now lost nearly 8% since the first trading day of 2018. That's a startling turnaround for the perennial market leader, which posted double-digit percentage returns in 2016 and 2017. This early cyclical play and its rival United Parcel Service, Inc. ( UPS) have long held reputations as canaries in the coalmine for the U.S. economy, measuring the output of American industry through their shipping habits.
More important, how is that world to be as safe as the one we’re in now?“It is not as complicated as it sounds, and it is not as dangerous as it sounds,” said Elpert Hodge, executive vice president of M2C Aerospace Inc., a New England startup working to build a flight system for single-pilot commercial aircraft operations. The startup hopes to meet airlines’ desire to cut costs while addressing a pilot shortage that’s already curtailed air service in some regions. The technology to achieve this is likely to be available soon.
The U.S. transportation sector, which many see as a proxy indicator of the economy's health, has retreated 3.1 percent from its Sept. 14 record, hinting to some analysts that the longest bull market on record has entered its late stages. Railways, freight carriers and package deliverers get less attention than heavy-hitting momentum stocks like Apple Inc (AAPL.O) and Amazon.com (AMZN.O), but the sector could be showing cracks in what analysts and the U.S. Federal Reserve characterize as a robust economy. Several constituents of the Dow Jones Transportation Average (DJT) have provided disappointing guidance in recent months.
Airport board members agreed to hire a firm to design and build a $72.3 million expansion of cargo facilities on 70 acres east of the main terminal.
With the peak holiday shipping season fast-approaching, global package delivery giant FedEx Corp is paying retirement-age pilots bonuses of $40,000 - and potentially as much as $110,000 - to keep them flying into next year, according to two sources with knowledge of the matter and a contract seen by Reuters. Any problem in maintaining capacity for FedEx, which many economists consider a barometer of U.S. economic strength, disrupts supply chains at a time when they are already being destabilized by international trade tensions. FedEx and rival United Parcel Service Inc, which is trying to recruit hundreds of pilots this year but is not paying bonuses, play a crucial role in global supply chains from aerospace to retail, particularly during the holidays when average daily delivery volumes can double.
With the peak holiday shipping season fast-approaching, global package delivery giant FedEx Corp (FDX.N) is paying retirement-age pilots bonuses of $40,000 - and potentially as much as $110,000 - to keep them flying into next year, according to two sources with knowledge of the matter and a contract seen by Reuters. Any problem in maintaining capacity for FedEx, which many economists consider a barometer of U.S. economic strength, disrupts supply chains at a time when they are already being destabilised by international trade tensions. FedEx and rival United Parcel Service Inc (UPS.N), which is trying to recruit hundreds of pilots this year but is not paying bonuses, play a crucial role in global supply chains from aerospace to retail, particularly during the holidays when average daily delivery volumes can double.
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After a 32-year career and a recent title change, a top FedEx exec has abruptly resigned. Sean Healy, who just assumed the role of regional chief operating officer for FedEx Express Europe, is no longer with the Memphis-based shipping and logistics company. When asked to confirm Healy’s departure from FedEx, a representative with the company simply said, “He resigned for personal reasons.” Healy began his new position with FedEx Express Europe in Amsterdam on July 1.
It's that time again! "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer rang the lightning round bell, which means he gave his take on callers' favorite stocks at rapid speed. Las Vegas Sands Corp. LVS : "I think that the Chinese would cut off their nose despite their face because I think that they feel like they're playing the long game, [which] is what you keep hearing.
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FedEx Office, a leading provider of convenient, state-of-the-art printing, packing and shipping services and a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (FDX), is enhancing its printing capabilities through substantial investments in the latest print equipment and technology to meet the evolving needs of print customers. According to a recent survey, more than nine in 10 consumers agreed there will always be a need for printed materials. Survey results also revealed the quality of printed materials is an indication of the quality of service provided by a business, illustrating that print continues to be a critical resource for businesses.