fedex guidance

FedEx Earnings Miss Wall Street Estimates, Raises Outlook

Shipping company FedEx (FDX), often seen as a bellwether of the economy, reported Wednesday that net income in its fiscal 2011 second-quarter declined 18% from a year ago period, even as revenue climbed 12%. Both income and revenue missed Wall Street estimates. The company, however, raised it fiscal 2011 outlook as holiday volumes exceed expectations.