Wednesday, April 2, 2014

A Buying Opportunity with FedEx?

As Albert Einstein might have said, it's all relative isn't it? This thought comes to mind when considering the performance of FedEx  and United Parcel Service  over the winter period. An unusual confluence of events came together to hit both companies over the period, and investors should not be quick to superficially judge their future prospects based on an untypical quarter.

FedEx and UPS take multiple hits
While most attention has been focused on the disruptions caused by the extreme winter weather in the U.S., there were three other factors involved as well.