adapting to the shift to digital commerce, the stock has plunged 40%. FedEx stock trades at a 30% discount Online Cigarettes Store USA to the broader transport sector on a price-to-earnings multiple basis, according to Bloomberg data. The stock currently only trades on par with its historical P/E multiple of 12.5 times despite its compelling business model and investments it has made to speed up service in recent years.
The further icing on the cake here: Buffett is sitting on $130 billion in cash (and growing) that he has said Newport Cigarettes Shop repeatedly he wants to put to use on an “elephant”-sized acquisition. The problem has been finding a target at a great price — FedEx fits that bill.
But if Buffett isn’t keen on FedEx, Walmart should consider stepping up.
“A Walmart/FedEx acquisition makes just as much sense,” thinks Michael Lee Strategy chief strategist Michael Lee.The world’s largest retailer is no slouch to operating a complex transport network, so FedEx could likely be successfully integrated. Further, FedEx would give Walmart a massively widened lead versus Cheap Newport 100s cigarettes Amazon to compete for same-day delivery for goods and services.
Ultimately, the decision on whether to sell FedEx will be heavily influenced by Smith. He holds an outsized presence at FedEx for obvious reasons. Smith also owns about 7.5% of FedEx’s outstanding shares.