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FedEx’s Target, Estimates Cut at UBS on Fuel Cost Concerns (FDX)

Package delivery giant FedEx Corporation ( FDX ) on Wednesday saw its price target and earnings estimates lowered by analysts at UBS.

The firm said it cut its estimates for FDX through 2012, citing concerns over higher fuel costs.

It also lowered its price target for FDX to $101, which still implies a 15% upside to the stock's Tuesday closing price of $87.79, but left its "Buy" rating unchanged.

FedEx shares rose $1.55, or +1.8%, in premarket trading Wednesday.

The Bottom Line

Shares of FedEx ( FDX ) have a .55% dividend yield, based on last night's closing stock price of $87.79. The stock has technical support in the $82-$85 price area. If the shares can firm up, we see overhead resistance around the $90-$91 price levels.

FedEx Corporation ( FDX ) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars.

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