This morning FedEx reported earnings. The company reported $2.53 of EPS on $17.4B in revenue, which beat consensus estimates of $1.52 on $16.4B of revenue. FedEx U.S. residential volume was 72% for Q4 versus 56% from last year. Residential volume is less profitable for FedEx as compared to business volume given the additional mileage required to deliver shipments. The company did note that business-to-business shipments were starting to show signs of recovery. At 1:30 PM ET, the stock is up over 12% on the trading day. Let’s review our weekly cycle analysis.
FedEx (FDX) Weekly Chart – annotations by askSlim.com
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askSlim.com Technical Briefing: The weekly cycle analysis suggests that FDX has likely forming an important intermediate-term bottom. The next projected intermediate-term low is due between 7/20 – 8/24. Weekly momentum is positive.
On the upside, there are prior cycle high resistances from 168.37 – 178.50. On the downside, there are rising intermediate-term supports from 145.96 – 135.02. For the bears to regain control of the intermediate-term, we would need to see a weekly close back below 117.32.
askSlim.com Sum of the Evidence: FDX is in a bullish weekly pattern with positive momentum. Under these conditions, we would expect any downside in FDX to be limited to the rising intermediate-term supports beginning at 146.
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