Share Repurchase Program, Study Results, Executive Retirement, Traffic Statistics, and Upcoming Earnings Releases - Research Report on FedEx, Expedia, Expeditors, Copa Holdings, and Bristow Group Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. PR Newswire NEW YORK, October 18, 2013 NEW YORK, October 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting FedEx Corporation (NYSE: FDX), Expedia Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE), Expeditors International of Washington Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPD), Copa Holdings SA (NYSE: CPA), and Bristow Group, Inc. (NYSE: BRS). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below. FedEx Corporation Research Report On October 15, 2013, FedEx Corporation (FedEx) announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a new share repurchase program of up to 32 million of its outstanding shares of common stock. According to the Company, this authorization augments the 7.4 million shares authorized for purchase under the existing share repurchase program. Frederick W. Smith, Chairman, President, and CEO of FedEx, stated, "The stock buyback plan reaffirms our confidence in the company's strategy and long-term growth potential. It also demonstrates our ongoing commitment to delivering value to our shareowners. Our strong balance sheet provides us with the flexibility to initiate this stock repurchase program while continuing to execute our strategic growth initiatives." FedEx informed that the repurchases will be made from time to time at the Company's discretion, based on ongoing assessments of the capital needs of the business, the market price of its common stock, and general market conditions. The Company further stated that the share repurchase program has no time limit and it may be suspended or discontinued at any time. The Full Research Report on FedEx Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/b24a_FDX] -- Expedia Inc. Research Report On October 14, 2013, Expedia Inc. (Expedia) and its business travel company, Egencia released the results of a global study, 'Future of Travel' conducted by Harris Interactive on behalf of the Company, comparing business and leisure travel habits and preferences across generations. According to the Company, the study that aims to discover how millennials will impact the travel landscape as they gain decision-making power at work and purchase power in their personal lives; was conducted online between August 20, 2013 and September 12, 2013, with 8,535 employed adult participants in 24 countries. According to Expedia, millennial travelers-in the age group of 18 to 30 yrs., have sharply different business and leisure travel habits and expectations than do their older peers. Expedia stated that younger travelers were freer with their company's money when traveling and millennials have more opportunities to order room service than any other age demographic, because they travel slightly more on business. The Full Research Report on Expedia Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/87a7_EXPE] -- Expeditors International of Washington Inc. Research Report On October 7, 2013, Expeditors International of Washington Inc. (Expeditors) announced the retirement of Peter J. Rose, the Company's Chairman and CEO, with effect from March 1, 2014.The Company informed that Rose will continue his service as Chairman until annual meeting in May 2015, and will be focused in assisting the new CEO in building relationships with investors, customers, and other external stakeholders. The Company stated that it expects to announce the appointment of the next CEO during the managers' meeting in January 2014. The Company informed that in its process of search for new CEO, Expeditors will focus on internal candidates who are accomplished leaders. The Full Research Report on Expeditors International of Washington Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/58a9_EXPD] -- Copa Holdings SA Research Report On October 10, 2013, Copa Holdings SA (Copa Holdings) announced preliminary passenger traffic statistics for September 2013.The Company reported a consolidated load factor of 76.2%, compared to 73.8% in September 2012. Consolidated Revenue passenger miles (RPM) increased 14.1% YoY to 1,197.2 million miles (mm) and Available seat miles (ASM) increased 10.6% YoY to 1571.5 mm. Copa Holdings' international service load factor was 75.9% in September 2013, compared to 73.7% in September 2012. The Company's domestic service load factor was 84.1% in September 2013, compared to 77.6% in September 2012. The Full Research Report on Copa Holdings SA - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/97d2_CPA] -- Bristow Group, Inc. Research Report On October 14, 2013, Bristow Group, Inc. (Bristow Group) announced that it will release its Q2 FY 2014 financial results (period ended September 30, 2013) on Thursday, November 7, 2013, after the market closes. According to the Company, it will also host the quarterly results conference call on Friday, November 8, 2013, starting at 10:00 a.m. ET (9:00 a.m. CT), which will be broadcast live through the Company's website. The Full Research Report on Bristow Group, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/9221_BRS] ---- EDITOR NOTES: 1.This is not company news. 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