EXPD stock: buy or sell?

EXPD stock price: $67.70 3.39% At close on April 2nd, 2020

Updated on:
April 2nd, 2020

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Expeditors International of Washington rocketed an impressive 3.39% and closed at $67.70. On Mar/24 EXPD boosted an extraordinary 11.46%.

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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Currently, Expeditors International of Washington stock doesn't match any of these trading strategies, so our recommendation is not to buy.

Buy setupElegible
New all-time highNo
New 52 week highNo
Price crossing up 200d MANo
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo
This is not a selling recommendation at all, just it's not the best moment to buy if you follow any of these trading strategies.

Is Expeditors International of Washington stock a buy?

Banks and financial institutions publish stock ratings everyday. Unfortunately, we couldn't detect any rating for EXPD stock for the last month.

EXPD stock analysis

Daily outlook

Expeditors International of Washington closed today at $67.70 and rocketed an impressive 3.39%.

Expeditors International of Washington ended today at $67.70 and rocketed an impressive 3.39%. Since price and SMA200d lines crossed down on February/24, EXPD fell $-7.71 per share (-10.22%). On January, EXPD hit new all time highs, pushing higher previous ATH of $80.61 recorded on November. New ATHs are usual entry points for many trading setups as there aren't higher resistences.

EXPD stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

After boosting an outstanding 15.62% in a week last week, Expeditors International of Washington closed this week at $67.70 and soared a great 3.98%. By mid March EXPD plunged a scary -18.58% in just one week.

Not so far away is the last all-time high Expeditors International of Washington marked by mid January, but since then it dropped a 17.07%.

EXPD stock chart (weekly)

EXPD stock price history

EXPD IPO was on September 26th, 1984 at $0.00 per share1. Since then, EXPD stock surged 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 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, financial institutions invest time and resources to provide the most accurated estimations to help investors to make their decisions. You should not follow the analysts' EXPD stock price predictions in the hope that they will be met as they may be wrong and not met. For the last 30 days 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 superb results for 2018-Q4 . Expeditors International of Washington soared Earnings per Share (EPS) by 20.00%, beating experts estimates of $0.85. Expeditors International of Washington posted $1.02.
EXPD earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise
2017-Q1-n/a0.51n/a
2017-Q2-n/a0.6n/a
2017-Q32017-11-070.60.6610.0%
2017-Q42018-02-200.640.7110.9%
2018-Q12018-05-080.640.7618.8%
2018-Q22018-08-070.780.791.3%
2018-Q32018-11-060.780.9217.9%
2018-Q42019-02-190.851.0220.0%
2019-Q1-n/an/an/a
2019-Q2-n/an/an/a

Annual financial results

In 2018, Expeditors International of Washington annual sales boosted a dazzling 17.59% to $8,138.37 million USD from $6,920.95 marked in 2017. By contrast, its profit margin (compared to sales) remained steady to 7.60%, that is $618.20 million.

EXPD annual Sales and Income evolution
YearSalesYoYIncome/(margin)YoY
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 million in sales 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 stayed constant a 0.24% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 7.78%. When comparing turnover to same quarter last year, Expeditors International of Washington sales marked an extraordinary increase and skyrocketed 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
QuarterSales1QoQ2Income1/(margin)QoQ2
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 stock, it's worth to check 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, 0.60% 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:

EXPD
Market cap$11.5 B
Total shares169.6 M
Float shares168.6 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)96.6%
  - Insider holdings (%)0.6%
Shares in short selling0.0%

EXPD summary

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020
Open$65.87
Close$67.70
Day range$65.34 - $67.94
Previous close$65.48
Session gain3.39%
Average true range$4.61
50d mov avg$69.48
100d mov avg$72.77
200d mov avg$72.91
Daily patternlt03a
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. In the following table, we compare Expeditors International of Washington performance to :
Stock3m6m12m
EXPDExpeditors Intern...-13.06%-4.65%-12.12%

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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