Expeditors International of Washington Inc. [NASDAQ: EXPD] price plunged by -1.38 percent to reach at -$1.77. The company report on November 2, 2021 that Expeditors Announces Semi-Annual Cash Dividend Of $0.58.
Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPD), announced that on November 1, 2021 its Board of Directors declared a semi-annual cash dividend of $0.58 per share, payable on December 15, 2021 to shareholders of record as of December 1, 2021.
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Expeditors is a global logistics company headquartered in Seattle, Washington. The Company employs trained professionals in 176 district offices and numerous branch locations located on six continents linked into a seamless worldwide network through an integrated information management system. Services include the consolidation or forwarding of air and ocean freight, customs brokerage, vendor consolidation, cargo insurance, time-definite transportation, order management, warehousing and distribution and customized logistics solutions.
A sum of 882416 shares traded at recent session while its average daily volume was at 934.82K shares. Expeditors International of Washington Inc. shares reached a high of $128.84 and dropped to a low of $126.86 until finishing in the latest session at $126.93.
The one-year EXPD stock forecast points to a potential downside of -5.21. The average equity rating for EXPD stock is currently 3.10, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.
Guru’s Opinion on Expeditors International of Washington Inc. [EXPD]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for EXPD shares is $120.64 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on EXPD stock is a recommendation set at 3.10. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
Vertical Research have made an estimate for Expeditors International of Washington Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Hold, with their previous recommendation back on July 27, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Vertical Research raised their target price to Buy. The new note on the price target was released on March 26, 2021, representing the official price target for Expeditors International of Washington Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise from $97 to $109, while Cowen kept a Market Perform rating on EXPD stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Expeditors International of Washington Inc. is set at 3.01, with the Price to Sales ratio for EXPD stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.49. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 6.30, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 10.85. Price to Free Cash Flow for EXPD in the course of the last twelve months was 36.57 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.90.
EXPD Stock Performance Analysis:
Expeditors International of Washington Inc. [EXPD] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -0.85. With this latest performance, EXPD shares gained by 2.78% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 1.50% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 40.50% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for EXPD stock in for the last two-week period is set at 52.74, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 49.73, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 53.38 for Expeditors International of Washington Inc. [EXPD]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 122.54, while it was recorded at 128.40 for the last single week of trading, and 117.85 for the last 200 days.
Insight into Expeditors International of Washington Inc. Fundamentals:
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Expeditors International of Washington Inc. [EXPD] shares currently have an operating margin of +9.30 and a Gross Margin at +13.17. Expeditors International of Washington Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +6.88.
Return on Total Capital for EXPD is now 33.05, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 25.11. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 28.68, with Return on Assets sitting at 15.99. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Expeditors International of Washington Inc. [EXPD] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 16.48. Additionally, EXPD Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 14.15, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 8.89. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 13.69, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 11.76.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Expeditors International of Washington Inc. [EXPD] managed to generate an average of $39,825 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 6.11 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 2.32.Expeditors International of Washington Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.90 and a Current Ratio set at 1.90.
EXPD Stock EPS
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Expeditors International of Washington Inc. posted 1.12/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.98/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 14.30%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for EXPD. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Expeditors International of Washington Inc. go to 3.40%.
Expeditors International of Washington Inc. [EXPD] Insider Position Details
There are presently around $19,983 million, or 94.20% of EXPD stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of EXPD stocks are: BLACKROCK INC. with ownership of 21,110,458, which is approximately -0.907% of the company’s market cap and around 0.20% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 19,465,576 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $2.47 billion in EXPD stocks shares; and LOOMIS SAYLES & CO L P, currently with $1.36 billion in EXPD stock with ownership of nearly -13.668% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Expeditors International of Washington Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of November and at the time of the November reporting period, where 330 institutional holders increased their position in Expeditors International of Washington Inc. [NASDAQ:EXPD] by around 6,711,125 shares. Additionally, 331 investors decreased positions by around 9,574,761 shares, while 122 investors held positions by with 141,145,592 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 157,431,478 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. EXPD stock had 77 new institutional investments in for a total of 1,593,967 shares, while 74 institutional investors sold positions of 1,042,406 shares during the same period.