How to buy Fedex (FDX) shares in Australia

Learn how to easily invest in Fedex shares.

Fedex
NYSE: FDX - USD
$235.30
- $0.12 ( - 0.05%)
INTEGRATED FREIGHT & LOGISTICS

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FedEx Corporation is an integrated freight & logistics business with stocks listed in the US. Fedex shares (FDX) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was US$235.3 – a decrease of 1.2% over the previous week. Here's how to invest if you're based in Australia.

How to buy shares in Fedex

  1. Compare share trading platforms. To buy shares in a US company from Australia you'll need to find a trading platform that offers access to US stock markets. If you're just starting out, look for a platform with low brokerage and foreign exchange fees.
  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and tax file number. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Fedex. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: FDX. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Fedex reaches your desired price. To spread out your risk, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of US$235.42, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Fedex, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Fedex. Optimise your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Fedex stock price (NYSE:FDX)

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Fedex shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-11-27.
52-week rangeUS$216.34 - US$318.21
50-day moving average US$235.8028
200-day moving average US$271.2025
Target priceUS$302.97
PE ratio 12.64
Dividend yield US$2.8 (1.15%)
Earnings per share (TTM) US$18.841

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Is it a good time to buy Fedex stock?

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Fedex share growth calculator

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Fedex price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $235.3

1 week (2021-11-26) -1.20%
1 month (2021-11-03) -1.97%
3 months (2021-09-03) -11.55%
1 year (2020-12-03) -19.61%
2 years (2019-12-03) 55.68%
3 years (2018-12-03) 2.29%
5 years (2016-12-02) 22.04%

Is Fedex under- or over-valued?

Valuing Fedex stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Fedex's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Fedex's P/E ratio

Fedex's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 13x. In other words, Fedex shares trade at around 13x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Fedex's PEG ratio

Fedex's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.0634. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Fedex's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Fedex's EBITDA

Fedex's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is US$11.7 billion (£8.8 billion).

The EBITDA is a measure of a Fedex's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Fedex financials

Revenue TTM US$86.6 billion
Operating margin TTM 9.06%
Gross profit TTM US$23.7 billion
Return on assets TTM 6.14%
Return on equity TTM 23.29%
Profit margin 5.88%
Book value 91.553
Market capitalisation US$63.3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Fedex's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Fedex.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Fedex's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 19.26

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Fedex's overall score of 19.26 (as at 12/31/2018) is pretty good – landing it in it in the 25th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Fedex is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Fedex's environmental score

Environmental score: 3.75/100

Fedex's environmental score of 3.75 puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Fedex is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Fedex's social score

Social score: 10.02/100

Fedex's social score of 10.02 puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Fedex is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Fedex's governance score

Governance score: 2.49/100

Fedex's governance score puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Fedex is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Fedex's controversy score

Controversy score: 3/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Fedex scored a 3 out of 5 for controversy – a middle-of-the-table result reflecting that Fedex hasn't always managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

FedEx Corporation was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 19.26
Total ESG percentile 24.64
Environmental score 3.75
Environmental score percentile 1
Social score 10.02
Social score percentile 1
Governance score 2.49
Governance score percentile 1
Level of controversy 3

Fedex share dividends

16%

Dividend payout ratio: 16.4% of net profits

Recently Fedex has paid out, on average, around 16.4% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.26% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Fedex shareholders could enjoy a 1.26% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Fedex's case, that would currently equate to about $2.8 per share.

While Fedex's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Fedex is investing more in its future growth.

Fedex's most recent dividend payout was on 26 December 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 9 December 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Fedex's shares ever split?

Fedex's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 6 May 1999. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Fedex shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Fedex shares which in turn could have impacted Fedex's share price.

Fedex share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Fedex's shares have ranged in value from as little as US$216.34 up to US$318.21. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

FDX.US volatility(beta: 1.3)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Fedex's is 1.2977. This would suggest that Fedex's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Fedex overview

FedEx Corporation provides transportation, e-commerce, and business services in the United States and internationally. The company's FedEx Express segment offers express transportation, small-package ground delivery, and freight transportation services; time-critical transportation services; and cross-border e-commerce technology and e-commerce transportation solutions. Its FedEx Ground segment provides day-certain delivery services to businesses and residences. The company's FedEx Freight segment offers less-than-truckload freight transportation services. As of May 31, 2021, this segment had approximately 29,000 vehicles and 400 service centers. Its FedEx Services segment provides sales, marketing, information technology, communications, customer service, technical support, billing and collection, and back-office function services. The company's Corporate, Other and Eliminations segment offers integrated supply chain management solutions, specialty transportation, customs brokerage, and global ocean and air freight forwarding services; and an array of document and business services, and retail access to its customers for its package transportation businesses. The company was founded in 1971 and is based in Memphis, Tennessee.

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