Focus Stock of the Week

FedEx Corp. (FDX)
This week’s Focus Stock of the Week is FEDEX CORPORATION (FDX: $176.19), which carries S&P Capital IQ’s highest investment recommendation of 5-STARS, or Strong Buy. In addition, we see overall transportation demand increasing over the next year on an improving U.S. economy and some improvement in other regions of the world. Finally, we see falling oil prices as a near term catalyst, as FDX should benefit from a mismatch in its fuel surcharge when oil prices are falling....
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Air Freight & Logistics

We have a positive fundamental outlook for the air freight and logistics industry for the next 12 months. We believe fundamentals in domestic shipping are likely to strengthen over the next year and think the valuations of many logistics companies are likely to expand on improved investor sentiment should signs emerge that the U.S. and global economies are improving....
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