No matter what's going on in the market or a specific company's history, there are always reasons to consider buying shares in a business. After all, some of the best opportunities in stocks are born from historically bloody times.
Motley Fool CAPS hosts a boatload of opinions on nearly 5,400 stocks from its community of more than 125,000 members, giving good reasons to own -- or sell -- a stock.
In the case of parcel shipper FedEx
1. Strong global brand
Even the strongest, most globally recognized American companies, like FedEx, Disney
FedEx has already begun taking measures to save more than $1 billion in costs to offset a weaker market. While not going as low as GM's
3. Robust financials
While competitor UPS'
Of course, there's a lot more devil in the details of these buy-side opinions. That's why CAPS is such a great resource to check and balance your own analysis. You can read the bullish and bearish sides to every stock. To see what the very best CAPS members are saying now about FedEx, just click on over to Motley Fool CAPS and have a look -- it's all free, and your opinion's welcome, too.
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Fool contributor Dave Mock has been known to wait in the window watching for the FedEx truck. He owns shares of Coca-Cola. United Parcel Service is an Income Investor pick. Microsoft, Coca-Cola, and Walt Disney are Inside Value picks. Google is a Rule Breakers recommendation. FedEx and Walt Disney are Stock Advisor picks. The Fool's disclosure policy always chooses powdered sugar doughnuts over crumb.