EXPD stock: buy or sell?

EXPD stock price: $75.41 -0.08% At close on February 21st, 2020

Updated on:
February 21st, 2020


Expeditors International of Washington stayed constant a tight -0.08% and closed at $75.41.

Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. provides logistics services in the Americas, North Asia, South Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and India.

Should I buy EXPD stock?

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Only 1 of our buy setups matches with Expeditors International of Washington stock now:

Buy setupElegible
New all-time highNo
New 52 week highNo
Price crossing up 200d MAYes
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo

Is Expeditors International of Washington stock a buy?

Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are posted by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness. Unfortunately, we couldn't find any rating for EXPD stock for the last 30 days.

EXPD stock analysis

Daily outlook

Expeditors International of Washington stayed steady a tight -0.08% and closed at $75.41.

Expeditors International of Washington shares stayed constant -0.08% to $75.41 on February 21st. On Tuesday EXPD price bounced up over the SMA of 200 days demonstrating to be a significant support for this stock. Since last January/13 when SMA100d and SMA200d crossed up, EXPD price slipped $-1.80 per share (-2.33%). On January/16, EXPD hit a new all time high, pushing higher than on November tops. Check different trading setups that use ATHs as triggers.

EXPD stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

Expeditors International of Washington crossed up the SMA line of 200d, closing at $75.41. For 3 weeks in a row, price soared and marked a profit of 3.19%.

Not so far away is the last all-time high Expeditors International of Washington marked by mid January. Since SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up early January, EXPD price slid a -3.16%.

EXPD stock chart (weekly)

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 January/16 with a price of $81.64.

EXPD stock price target

Predicting the price evolution of a stock or any financial instrument in a reliable and repeatable way is probably impossible. However, banks and other financial institutions analysts, with the help of lots of data and algorithms do their best to predict the stock prices movement. 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. For the last month we have not found any price prediction for Expeditors International of Washington stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

, Expeditors International of Washington reported its latest financial data, posting a great growth for the Earnings per Share (EPS) ratio. Analyst were expecting $0.85 per share, but Expeditors International of Washington posted $1.02.
EXPD earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise

Annual financial results

In 2018, Expeditors International of Washington annual sales skyrocketed an extraordinary 17.59% to $8,138.37 million USD from $6,920.95 marked in 2017. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, however, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) stayed steady a 0.53% to 7.60%.

EXPD annual Sales and Income evolution
2013$6,080 M-$349 M5.7%-
2014$6,565 M7.97%$377 M5.7%8.14%
2015$6,617 M0.79%$457 M6.9%21.32%
2016$6,098 M-7.84%$431 M7.1%-5.78%
2017$6,921 M13.49%$489 M7.1%13.59%
2018$8,138 M17.59%$618 M7.6%26.33%

Quarterly financial results

Expeditors International of Washington reported $2,235.60 M in revenues 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 remained steady a 0.24% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 7.78%. When comparing sales to same quarter last year, Expeditors International of Washington sales marked a super good growth and rocketed a 17.58%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Expeditors International of Washington posted 3 positive quarters in a row.
EXPD quarterly Sales and Income evolution
2017-Q1$1,550 M-$93 M6.0%-
2017-Q2$1,670 M7.74%$109 M6.5%16.72%
2017-Q3$1,802 M7.91%$120 M6.7%10.49%
2017-Q4$1,901 M5.50%$167 M8.8%38.83%
2018-Q1$1,854 M-2.48%$136 M7.3%-18.73%
2018-Q2$1,958 M5.57%$141 M7.2%3.62%
2018-Q3$2,091 M6.81%$163 M7.8%15.71%
2018-Q4$2,236 M6.92%$179 M8.0%10.15%

Expeditors International of Washington ownership

When you are planning to buy a stock, it's worth to overview 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, 0.58% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.

Bearish positions for EXPD stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.

For a better understanding, the next table shows ownership data compared to other related companies:

Market cap$12.8 B
Total shares169.6 M
Float shares168.5 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)96.4%
  - Insider holdings (%)0.6%
Shares in short selling0.0%

EXPD summary

Friday, February 21st, 2020
Day range$74.52 - $76.20
Previous close$75.47
Session gain-0.08%
Average true range$1.53
50d mov avg$75.64
100d mov avg$74.81
200d mov avg$73.74
Daily pattern
Weekly pattern

Expeditors International of Washington performance

Stocks performance is always measured in comparision to the market or competitors and related stocks in the same industry. We compared Expeditors International of Washington against in the following table:
EXPDExpeditors Intern...0.53%11.11%0.87%

Expeditors International of Washington competitors

Unfortunately, we could not find any public company that could be defined as Expeditors International of Washington competitor. This doesn't mean Expeditors International of Washington does not have any competitor in the market, it's just we could not detected it.

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