EXPD stock: buy or sell?
October 18th, 2019
Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. provides logistics services in the Americas, North Asia, South Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and India.
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Check the only buy setup that matches with Expeditors International of Washington stock now:
|New all-time high||No|
|New 52 week high||No|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||Yes|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
Is Expeditors International of Washington stock a buy?
Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are published by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness.At Stocks2.com, we collected 5 ratings published for EXPD stock in the last 30 days. The general sentiment of these ratings is bearish for EXPD stock, with 2 negative ratings.
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Previous rating||Current rating|
|2019-7-10||Goldman Sachs Group||n/a||Sell|
|2019-2-20||Credit Suisse Group||n/a||Underperform|
|2019-2-20||Cowen||Market Perform||Market Perform|
EXPD stock analysis
Expeditors International of Washington ended on Oct/18 at $73.94 and slightly fell an unpleasant -0.60%.
Expeditors International of Washington shares slightly fell -0.60% to $73.94 on October/18. Since price and SMA200d lines crossed up on October/11, EXPD climbed $1.83 (2.54%).
Shares of Expeditors International of Washington declined a bad -0.58% this week.
Last week EXPD price bounced up over the SMA of 40 weeks that acted as support stopping new slides. Far behind is the all-time high Expeditors International of Washington recorded by mid April but price is just -7.71% below that top.
EXPD stock price history
EXPD stock went public on September 26th, 1984 with a price of $0.001. Since then, EXPD stock grew a inf%, with a yearly average of inf%. If you had invested right after EXPD's IPO a $1,000 in EXPD stock in 1984, it would worth $inf today.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
EXPD stock historical price chart
EXPD stock reached all-time highs on April with a price of $80.12.
EXPD stock price target is $74.50Nobody can reliably foresee how stock prices may evolve in the future. However, many stock price predictions are published every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts. The accuracy of these stock price predictions is not very high, and you should not blindly believe and make decisions only based on what this ratings or price target predictions say. We found 4 price targets for EXPD stock posted in the last month:
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Action||Previous target||Current target||Diff|
|2019-8-5||Stifel Nicolaus||Lowers Target||$73.00||$72.00||-1.4%|
|2019-2-20||Credit Suisse Group||Reiterates||$64.00||$69.00||7.8%|
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareExpeditors International of Washington presented cool results for 2018-Q4 on February. Expeditors International of Washington soared Earnings per Share (EPS) by 20.00%, beating analysts consensus of $0.85. Expeditors International of Washington posted $1.02.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsIn 2018, Expeditors International of Washington annual sales skyrocketed a super good 17.59% to $8,138.37 million USD from $6,920.95 marked in 2017. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, by contrast, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) remained stable a 0.53% to 7.60%.
|2013||$6,080 M||-||$349 M5.7%||-|
|2014||$6,565 M||7.97%||$377 M5.7%||8.14%|
|2015||$6,617 M||0.79%||$457 M6.9%||21.32%|
|2016||$6,098 M||-7.84%||$431 M7.1%||-5.78%|
|2017||$6,921 M||13.49%||$489 M7.1%||13.59%|
|2018||$8,138 M||17.59%||$618 M7.6%||26.33%|
Quarterly financial resultsExpeditors International of Washington reported $2,235.60 M in sales for 2018-Q4, a 6.92% improvement compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked $179.21 M with a profit margin of 8.02%. Profit margin stayed stable a 0.24% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 7.78%. When comparing revenues to same quarter last year, Expeditors International of Washington sales marked an amazing growth and boosted a 17.58%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Expeditors International of Washington posted 3 negative quarters in a row.
|2017-Q1||$1,550 M||-||$93 M6.0%||-|
|2017-Q2||$1,670 M||7.74%||$109 M6.5%||16.72%|
|2017-Q3||$1,802 M||7.91%||$120 M6.7%||10.49%|
|2017-Q4||$1,901 M||5.50%||$167 M8.8%||38.83%|
|2018-Q1||$1,854 M||-2.48%||$136 M7.3%||-18.73%|
|2018-Q2||$1,958 M||5.57%||$141 M7.2%||3.62%|
|2018-Q3||$2,091 M||6.81%||$163 M7.8%||15.71%|
|2018-Q4||$2,236 M||6.92%||$179 M8.0%||10.15%|
Expeditors International of Washington ownershipWhen you are planning to invest in shares of a company, it's worth to have a look its ownership structure.
Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For Expeditors International of Washington, 0.64% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.
Bearish positions for EXPD stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.
The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Expeditors International of Washington:
|Market cap||$12.6 B||$11.7 B||$39.1 B||$1.6 B||$273.7 M|
|Total shares||170.7 M||135.4 M||260.9 M||33.4 M||49.7 M|
|Float shares||169.5 M||134.8 M||240.5 M||31.9 M||44.1 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||98.3%||89.3%||72.8%||94.5%||48.8%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||0.6%||0.5%||5.9%||3.6%||27.8%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%|
|Friday, October 18th, 2019|
|Day range||$73.81 - $74.53|
|Average true range||$1.62|
|50d mov avg||$72.45|
|100d mov avg||$73.18|
|200d mov avg||$73.39|
Expeditors International of Washington performanceTo better understand Expeditors International of Washington performance you must becnhmark its gains with other related stocks in same sector or industry. For Expeditors International of Washington, the benchmark is made against C.H. Robinson Worldwide, FedEx, Hub, Radiant Logistics and United Parcel Service.
|CHRWC.H. Robinson Wor...||4.11%||-2.62%||-2.45%|
|UPSUnited Parcel Ser...||14.55%||4.66%||4.33%|
Expeditors International of Washington competitorsWe picked a few stocks to conform a list of Expeditors International of Washington competitors to check if you are interested in investing in EXPD:
- C.H. Robinson Worldwide (CHRW)
- FedEx (FDX)
- Hub (HUBG)
- Radiant Logistics (RLGT)
- United Parcel Service (UPS)
Latest EXPD stock news
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