An Expeditors International of Washington Inc. (EXPD) President Global Services Sells 7157.0 Shares


Expeditors International of Washington Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPD) finished Wednesday with a subtraction of -$0.98 to close at $89.02, a downside of -1.09 percent. An average of 2,205,760 shares of common stock have been traded in the last five days. There was a fall of -$11.40 in the past week, and it reached a new high 9 times over the past 12 months. The last 20 days have seen an average of 1,571,070 shares traded, while the 50-day average volume stands at 1,311,192.

EXPD stock has decreased by -16.87% in the last month. The company shares reached their 1-month lowest point of $89.00 on 09/21/22. With the stock rallying to its 52-week high on 01/03/22, shares of the company touched a low of $89.05 and a high of $137.80 in 52 weeks. It has reached a new high 1 time so far this year and lost -33.71% or -$45.27 in price. In spite of this, the price is down -35.40% from the 52-week high.

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Insider Transactions

43 days have passed since Expeditors International of Washington Inc. (EXPD) last reported insider trading activity. ALGER EUGENE K, who is President Global Services, most recently acquired $7,157 shares at $107.35 per share on Aug 10. In this transaction, the insider spent $768,302. President Global Services, ALGER EUGENE K, disposed of 2,981 shares at a price of $107.29 on Aug 10. The insider now owns more than $319,822 worth of shares. Prior to that, President Global Services ALGER EUGENE K went on to Sale 11,500 shares at $128.50 each on Dec 08. An amount of $1,477,784 was transacted.

Valuation Metrics

Expeditors International of Washington Inc. (EXPD) has a trailing price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 9.82. The stock’s beta is 0.87. Other valuation ratios to consider include the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio at 0.80, the price-to-book (PB) ratio at 4.17, and the price-to-cash flow ratio at 11.86.

The company has a payout ratio of 13.60%. The company’s most recent quarterly dividend payment was $0.67 a share, representing a up of 15.52% from $0.58 last year. Its latest increase dividend $0.09 reported on Monday May 2 2022.

Financial Health

The quick ratio of Expeditors International of Washington Inc. for the three months ended June 29 was 1.90, and the current ratio was 1.90, indicating that the company is able to meet its debt obligations. Further, the company has a long term debt to equity ratio of 0.00 and a total debt to equity ratio of 0.00 for the quarter ending June 29. Its gross profit as reported stood at $4.47 billion compared to revenue of $16.52 billion.

For investors, determining the potential profitability of the investment also depends on the performance of the company’s management. In the past 12 months, Expeditors International of Washington Inc.’s return on assets was 20.50%.

Earnings Surprise

In the quarter under review, the net income was down than the previous quarter. The company posted a net income of $377.81 million in the quarter, while revenues of $346.11 million were grew 16.26%. The analyst consensus anticipated Expeditors International of Washington Inc.’s latest quarter earnings to come in at $2.13 per share, but it turned out to be $2.27, a 6.60% surprise. For the quarter, EBITDA amounted to $520.24 million. Shareholders own equity worth $163.6 million.

Technical Picture

From a technical analysis perspective, let’s take a brief look at Expeditors International of Washington Inc. (EXPD) price momentum. RSI 9-day as of the close on 21 September was 19.32%, suggesting the stock is oversold, with historical volatility in this time frame at 36.80%.

As of today, EXPD’s price is $92.40 -11.35% or -$11.40 from its 5-day moving average. EXPD is currently trading -16.25% lower than its 20-day SMA and -13.04% lower than its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is -7.60% below the SMA50 and -29.24% below the SMA200.

The stochastic %K and %D were 8.63% and 12.43%, respectively, and the average true range (ATR) was 3.14. With the 14-day stochastic at 0.12% and the average true range at 2.93, the RSI (14) stands at 25.35%. The stock has reached -5.96 on the 9-day MACD Oscillator while the 14-day reading was at -7.82.

Analyst Ratings

Wolfe Research downgraded Expeditors International of Washington Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPD) to a an Underperform rating in its most recent analyst report. Previously, the stock was rated as a Peer perform. The consensus rating for Expeditors International of Washington Inc. (EXPD) among analysts is Hold. According to current brokerage recommendations, 5 brokerage firms advise that investors sell EXPD, while 11 suggest investors hold. There are 0 analysts who rate the stock as underweight. The stock is rated overweight by 0 analysts, while 1 others rate it as a “buy”.

What is EXPD’s price target for the next 12 months?

Analysts predict a range of price targets between $90.00 and $125.00, with a median target of $100.00. Taking a look at these predictions, the average price target given by analysts for Expeditors International of Washington Inc. (EXPD) stock is $103.92.


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