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Why purchase Fedex Corp. (FDX)?
FedEx’s stock has rallied due to positive earnings growth and plans to buy back 32 million shares, indicating that the management is confident about its strategy and wants to deliver value to shareholders. The company has a robust financial position with a low debt-to-equity ratio. In its latest earnings announcement the company reaffirmed forecast for fiscal 2014 earnings per share (EPS) growth of 7% to 13% over Fiscal 2013 adjusted result. The company’s stock price also saw a spike recently when a number of hedge funds disclosed positions in the transportation company.