EXPD stock: buy or sell?
August 19th, 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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|New all-time high||No|
|New 52 week high||No|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||No|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
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.At Stocks2.com, we gathered 5 ratings published for EXPD stock in the last month. 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 shares gained 0.41% to $71.72 today.
Shares of Expeditors International of Washington gained a slightly good 0.41% and closed at $71.72. Since price and SMA200d lines crossed down on Aug 9th, EXPD fell $-1.42 per share (-1.94%). EXPD is retaking the upward trend marking a new rising bottom heading to break out over $77.91. Since last April when SMA100d and SMA200d crossed up, EXPD price slipped $-5.51 per share (-7.13%). On April, EXPD hit a new all time high, pushing higher than on April tops. Check different trading setups that use ATHs as triggers.
Expeditors International of Washington shares remained constant 0.41% this week, ending at $71.72.
Having descending tops is not good news for the long side. Although it's only a warning signal, eyes should be on alert during next weeks to identify possible new signals. Sliding under its previous bottom at would confirm the downtrend path. Since price and 40-weeks moving average lines crossed down early August, EXPD fell $-1.46 per share (-2.00%). Stocks below the 40w moving average line are usually not recommended for average traders. Far behind is the all-time high Expeditors International of Washington marked by mid April and since then the price is -10.48% below that top. Since early April when SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up, EXPD price slipped $-3.64 per share (-4.83%).
EXPD stock price history
EXPD stock went public on September 26th, 1984 with a price of $0.141. Since then, EXPD stock surged a 51,128.60%, with a yearly average of 1,503.80%. If you had invested right after EXPD's IPO a $1,000 in EXPD stock in 1984, it would worth $511,286.00 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 $74.50Predicting the price evolution of a stock or any financial instrument in a reliable and repeatable way is probably impossible. However, many stock price predictions are published every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts. We do not recommend to follow these stock price predictions without a critical thinking from your side, as their accuracy is usually low. For the last month we found 4 price predictions for EXPD stock:
|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 reported superb results for 2018-Q4 on February. Expeditors International of Washington jumped Earnings per Share (EPS) by 20.00%, beating experts 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 rocketed an outstanding 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) stayed 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 revenues for 2018-Q4, a 6.92% improvement compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $179.21 million with a profit margin of 8.02%. Profit margin remained constant 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 increase and boosted a 17.58%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Expeditors International of Washington posted 3 positive 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 review its ownership structure.
Expeditors International of Washington shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 0.64% of all shares.
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||$12.3 B||$11.5 B||$41.9 B||$1.4 B||$235.0 M|
|Total shares||172.0 M||136.6 M||264.4 M||33.4 M||49.6 M|
|Float shares||169.5 M||134.8 M||240.4 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%|
|Monday, August 19th, 2019|
|Day range||$71.63 - $72.57|
|Average true range||$2.43|
|50d mov avg||$73.92|
|100d mov avg||$74.62|
|200d mov avg||$72.85|
Expeditors International of Washington performanceTo measure stock performance is always good to compare with competitors or related stocks. We chose C.H. Robinson Worldwide, FedEx, Hub, Radiant Logistics and United Parcel Service as the bechmarking frame for Expeditors International of Washington stock.
|CHRWC.H. Robinson Wor...||6.41%||-7.22%||-10.65%|
|UPSUnited Parcel Ser...||22.87%||8.68%||-1.47%|
Expeditors International of Washington competitorsOne check before investing in any stock is to review a list of its competitors, in this case for Expeditors International of Washington. We chose 5 companies as Expeditors International of Washington competitors as they are in the same industry or have similar market objectives.
- C.H. Robinson Worldwide (CHRW)
- FedEx (FDX)
- Hub (HUBG)
- Radiant Logistics (RLGT)
- United Parcel Service (UPS)
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