FedEx Corporation ( FDX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 08, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.65 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 01, 2019. Shareholders who purchased FDX prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that FDX has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of FDX was $178.18, representing a -33.18% decrease from the 52 week high of $266.67 and a 18.04% increase over the 52 week low of $150.94.
FDX is a part of the Transportation sector, which includes companies such as Delta Air Lines, Inc. ( DAL ) and Southwest Airlines Company ( LUV ). FDX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $18.35. Zacks Investment Research reports FDX's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 3.91%, compared to an industry average of 6.9%.
Interested in gaining exposure to FDX through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have FDX as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Trust ( IYT ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is IYT with an decrease of -6.38% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of FDX at 10.55%.
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