FedEx (FDX) Competitors

$257.25
-1.53 (-0.59%)
(As of 05/17/2024 ET)

FDX vs. CSX, NSC, CP, CNI, ODFL, DAL, RYAAY, WAB, UAL, and JBHT

Should you be buying FedEx stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of FedEx include CSX (CSX), Norfolk Southern (NSC), Canadian Pacific Kansas City (CP), Canadian National Railway (CNI), Old Dominion Freight Line (ODFL), Delta Air Lines (DAL), Ryanair (RYAAY), Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies (WAB), United Airlines (UAL), and J.B. Hunt Transport Services (JBHT). These companies are all part of the "transportation" sector.

FedEx vs.

FedEx (NYSE:FDX) and CSX (NASDAQ:CSX) are both large-cap transportation companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, community ranking, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings, profitability, media sentiment and risk.

FedEx has higher revenue and earnings than CSX. FedEx is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than CSX, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
FedEx$90.16B0.70$3.97B$17.3414.84
CSX$14.66B4.47$3.72B$1.8218.42

FedEx received 1054 more outperform votes than CSX when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 70.16% of users gave FedEx an outperform vote while only 62.47% of users gave CSX an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
FedExOutperform Votes
1580
70.16%
Underperform Votes
672
29.84%
CSXOutperform Votes
526
62.47%
Underperform Votes
316
37.53%

FedEx has a beta of 1.23, suggesting that its stock price is 23% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, CSX has a beta of 1.19, suggesting that its stock price is 19% more volatile than the S&P 500.

FedEx pays an annual dividend of $5.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.0%. CSX pays an annual dividend of $0.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.4%. FedEx pays out 29.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. CSX pays out 26.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years.

84.5% of FedEx shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 73.6% of CSX shares are owned by institutional investors. 8.7% of FedEx shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.6% of CSX shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

In the previous week, FedEx had 3 more articles in the media than CSX. MarketBeat recorded 23 mentions for FedEx and 20 mentions for CSX. FedEx's average media sentiment score of 0.73 beat CSX's score of 0.43 indicating that FedEx is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
FedEx
10 Very Positive mention(s)
4 Positive mention(s)
6 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
2 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
CSX
9 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
8 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
1 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

FedEx presently has a consensus target price of $301.33, indicating a potential upside of 17.14%. CSX has a consensus target price of $38.00, indicating a potential upside of 13.37%. Given FedEx's higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe FedEx is more favorable than CSX.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
FedEx
1 Sell rating(s)
7 Hold rating(s)
17 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.64
CSX
0 Sell rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
12 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.75

CSX has a net margin of 24.75% compared to FedEx's net margin of 5.02%. CSX's return on equity of 29.58% beat FedEx's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
FedEx5.02% 16.60% 5.03%
CSX 24.75%29.58%8.61%

Summary

FedEx beats CSX on 13 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding FDX and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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FDX vs. The Competition

MetricFedExAir courier services IndustryTransportation SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$63.30B$21.44B$9.60B$18.10B
Dividend Yield1.95%1.95%3.60%3.44%
P/E Ratio14.8412.6722.3525.98
Price / Sales0.700.4823.6211.42
Price / Cash8.035.0116.0919.45
Price / Book2.492.732.196.01
Net Income$3.97B$1.34B$625.61M$966.65M
7 Day Performance-3.19%-4.09%1.81%1.85%
1 Month Performance-2.32%6.26%8.06%7.14%
1 Year Performance11.64%-5.62%16.86%21.67%

FedEx Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
CSX
CSX
4.6492 of 5 stars
$33.93
-1.7%
$38.00
+12.0%
+3.5%$66.33B$14.63B18.6423,000
NSC
Norfolk Southern
4.7593 of 5 stars
$229.94
-0.5%
$260.74
+13.4%
+7.1%$51.95B$12.16B37.0320,700Insider Selling
Analyst Revision
CP
Canadian Pacific Kansas City
4.3103 of 5 stars
$81.24
-1.0%
$96.42
+18.7%
-0.8%$75.78B$9.30B26.0419,927
CNI
Canadian National Railway
4.2632 of 5 stars
$126.42
-0.2%
$134.47
+6.4%
+6.8%$80.49B$12.47B20.1624,987Short Interest ↓
ODFL
Old Dominion Freight Line
4.2752 of 5 stars
$181.94
0.0%
$209.08
+14.9%
+19.5%$39.53B$5.87B32.0322,902Analyst Revision
News Coverage
DAL
Delta Air Lines
4.9306 of 5 stars
$53.07
+0.1%
$59.25
+11.7%
+46.8%$33.96B$58.05B6.82100,000
RYAAY
Ryanair
4.6654 of 5 stars
$128.60
+0.0%
$158.50
+23.3%
+23.0%$29.32B$13.12B13.2422,261Positive News
WAB
Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies
4.6531 of 5 stars
$165.15
+0.2%
$156.18
-5.4%
+72.6%$29.13B$9.68B32.2629,000Dividend Announcement
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
UAL
United Airlines
4.8433 of 5 stars
$55.09
+1.3%
$66.70
+21.1%
+14.2%$18.11B$53.72B6.8110,300Analyst Upgrade
News Coverage
JBHT
J.B. Hunt Transport Services
4.9551 of 5 stars
$168.16
-0.7%
$194.24
+15.5%
-3.5%$17.35B$12.83B26.698,756Short Interest ↓

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This page (NYSE:FDX) was last updated on 5/19/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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