EXPD stock: buy or sell?
April 2nd, 2020
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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Currently, Expeditors International of Washington stock doesn't match any of these trading strategies, so our recommendation is not to buy.
|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?
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
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.
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 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 targetPredicting 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 ShareExpeditors 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.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsIn 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.
|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 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.
|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 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:
|Market cap||$11.5 B|
|Total shares||169.6 M|
|Float shares||168.6 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||96.6%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||0.6%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%|
|Thursday, April 2nd, 2020|
|Day range||$65.34 - $67.94|
|Average true range||$4.61|
|50d mov avg||$69.48|
|100d mov avg||$72.77|
|200d mov avg||$72.91|
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. In the following table, we compare Expeditors International of Washington performance to :
Expeditors International of Washington competitorsUnfortunately, 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.
Latest EXPD stock news
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