Southpoint Capital Advisors Lp adds FedEx Corporation (FDX) to its portfolio

FedEx Corporation (FDX) : Southpoint Capital Advisors Lp added new position in FedEx Corporation during the most recent quarter end. The investment management firm now holds 556,825 shares of FedEx Corporation which is valued at $92,154,538 , the company said in a statement filed on Aug 15, 2016 with the SEC.FedEx Corporation makes up approximately 4.26% of Southpoint Capital Advisors Lp’s portfolio.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Panagora Asset Management Inc reduced its stake in FDX by selling 36,515 shares or 36.23% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 64,279 shares of FDX which is valued at $10,638,175. FedEx Corporation makes up approx 0.05% of Panagora Asset Management Inc’s portfolio. Laurel Wealth Advisors added FDX to its portfolio by purchasing 2,021 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $334,476. FedEx Corporation makes up approx 0.16% of Laurel Wealth Advisors’s portfolio.California State Teachers Retirement System reduced its stake in FDX by selling 51,283 shares or 8.83% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 529,279 shares of FDX which is valued at $85,007,500. FedEx Corporation makes up approx 0.18% of California State Teachers Retirement System’s portfolio.Portland Global Advisors reduced its stake in FDX by selling 150 shares or 0.85% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 17,510 shares of FDX which is valued at $2,817,534. FedEx Corporation makes up approx 1.25% of Portland Global Advisors’s portfolio.Catawba Capital Management Va boosted its stake in FDX in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 2,656 additional shares and now holds a total of 28,770 shares of FedEx Corporation which is valued at $4,605,214. FedEx Corporation makes up approx 1.09% of Catawba Capital Management Va’s portfolio.

FedEx Corporation opened for trading at $165.5 and hit $166.25 on the upside on Thursday, eventually ending the session at $165.64, with a gain of 0.43% or 0.71 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 11,81,901 shares. Company has a market cap of $43,981 M.

On the company’s financial health, FedEx Corporation reported $3.30 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.02 according to the earnings call on Jun 21, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $3.28. The company had revenue of $12979.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $12771.21 million. The company’s revenue was up 7.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $2.66 EPS.

Investors should note that on Aug 19, 2016, FedEx Corporation announced a cash dividend of $0.4000. The company’s management has announced Sep 8, 2016 as the ex-dividend date and fixed the record date on Sep 12, 2016. The payable date has been fixed on Oct 3, 2016.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on FedEx Corporation. Company shares were Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on Jun 22, 2016 to “Sector Perform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 174 from a previous price target of $158 .Company shares were Reiterated by Stifel on Jun 22, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 179 from a previous price target of $178 .Company shares were Reiterated by UBS on Jun 3, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 187 from a previous price target of $186 .

FedEx Corporation (FedEx) provides a portfolio of transportation e-commerce and business services under the FedEx brand. The Company offers its services through companies constituting four business segments: FedEx Express FedEx Ground FedEx Freight and FedEx Services. FedEx Express offers a range of domestic and international shipping services for delivery of packages and freight. FedEx Ground provides business and residential money-back guaranteed ground package delivery services. FedEx Freight offers less-than-truckload (LTL) freight services. FedEx Services provides FedEx’s other companies with sales marketing information technology communications customer service and certain other back-office support. The Company’s subsidiaries include Federal Express Corporation FedEx Trade Networks Inc. FedEx Ground Package System Inc. FedEx SmartPost Inc. FedEx Corporate Services Inc. and GENCO Distribution System Inc. among others.

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