EXPD stock: buy or sell?

EXPD stock price: $73.94 -0.60% At close on October 18th, 2019

Updated on:
October 18th, 2019


Expeditors International of Washington slightly fell an unpleasant -0.60% and closed at $73.94. With October/18 it's been 3 sliding days in a row, loosing $-1.15 (-1.55%).

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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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 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.
Is EXPD a good stock to buy?
DateAnalyst / BrokerPrevious ratingCurrent rating
2019-8-5Stifel Nicolausn/aHold
2019-7-10Goldman Sachs Groupn/aSell
2019-2-20Credit Suisse Groupn/aUnderperform
2019-2-20CowenMarket PerformMarket Perform

EXPD stock analysis

Daily outlook

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%).

EXPD stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

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 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 April with a price of $80.12.

EXPD stock price target is $74.50

Nobody 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:
EXPD stock price predictions
DateAnalyst / BrokerActionPrevious targetCurrent targetDiff
2019-8-5Stifel NicolausLowers Target$73.00$72.00-1.4%
2019-2-20Credit Suisse GroupReiterates$64.00$69.007.8%
(in average)$70.70$74.505.0%
The price target for Expeditors International of Washington stock is $74.50, moving in a range between $79.00 and $69.00. In average, analysts' outlook on EXPD price forecast is positive, upgrading the prediction by a 5.00% from previous estimations.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

Expeditors 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.
EXPD earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise

Annual financial results

In 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%.

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 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.
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 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 shares170.7 M135.4 M260.9 M33.4 M49.7 M
Float shares169.5 M134.8 M240.5 M31.9 M44.1 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 selling0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%

EXPD summary

Friday, October 18th, 2019
Day range$73.81 - $74.53
Previous close$74.39
Session gain-0.60%
Average true range$1.62
50d mov avg$72.45
100d mov avg$73.18
200d mov avg$73.39
Daily pattern
Weekly pattern

Expeditors International of Washington performance

To 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.
EXPDExpeditors Intern...-1.39%-7.41%13.06%
CHRWC.H. Robinson Wor...4.11%-2.62%-2.45%
RLGTRadiant Logistics3.38%-21.84%7.83%
UPSUnited Parcel Ser...14.55%4.66%4.33%

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