FedEx Reports Plans to Enhance Stockholder Value and Updates to Board Governance

Jun 14, 2022 By MarketDepth

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FedEx Corporation (NYSE: FDX) has reported a series of planned business and corporate governance actions that work towards the Company’s efforts to drive long term value creation for all stakeholders.  Raj Subramaniam, FedEx Corp. President and Chief Executive Officer, said, “Through decades of investments, innovation, and expertise, we have built a global portfolio that serves as the foundation of our competitive advantage. Our focus is to build on this foundation and continue creating long-term value for our stockholders.”  Following a detailed review, the FedEx Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $1.15 per share on its common stock. This represents a $0.40 per share, or 53 percent, increase from the previous dividend of $0.75. The dividend is payable on July 11, 2022, to stockholders of record as of the close of business on June 27, 2022.

“The increased dividend we announced today is the culmination of our Board’s thoughtful efforts over many months to ensure that our capital allocation strategy reflects our confidence in the trajectory of the business and increases returns for our stockholders. We look forward to sharing more detail on our strategy and long-term objectives at our investor day later this month.”

Michael C. Lenz, FedEx Corp. Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

“We are appreciative of the constructive approach taken by Raj and the FedEx Board of Directors. We believe that today’s Board enhancements and changes to the executive compensation program position the Company well to deliver on its plan to drive significant value for all stockholders. We look forward to the Company further detailing its plans to enhance stockholder value at the investor day later this month,” said Michael O’Mary, Managing Director at the D. E. Shaw group.