Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, express delivery giant FedEx (NYSE:FDX) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

With that in mind, let's take a closer look at FedEx and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.

FedEx facts



Headquarters (Founded)

Memphis, Tenn. (1971)

Market Cap

$27.1 billion


Air freight and logistics

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$43.0 billion


Founder/Chairman/CEO Frederick Smith
CFO Alan Graf

Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years)



$2.7 billion / $2.4 billion

Dividend Yield



DHL International
TNT Express

Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 91% of the 2,358 members who have rated FedEx believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just last month, one of those bulls, EVplusEV, highlighted FedEx as a particularly timely bargain opportunity:

I am buying [FedEx] ahead of the holiday season. With the grim recent outlook on the transports, [FedEx] has become cheap; it is trading at 11x forward estimates, which is a 20% discount to UPS (its largest competitor). With expectations low, it should beat estimates next quarter. ... [E]xpecting $95 per share out of this one.

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