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Expeditors International of Washington, Inc is an integrated freight & logistics business based in the US. Expeditors International of Washington shares (EXPD) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Expeditors International of Washington employs 17,937 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$8.6 billion.
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Expeditors International of Washington's share price has had significant positive movement.
Its last market close was USD$91.32, which is 17.42% up on its pre-crash value of USD$75.41 and 73.78% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$52.55.
If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of Expeditors International of Washington shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$768.63 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth USD$1,256.56.
|Latest market close||USD$91.32|
|52-week range||USD$52.55 - USD$95.1165|
|50-day moving average||USD$87.88|
|200-day moving average||USD$76.4538|
|Wall St. target price||USD$83.77|
|Dividend yield||USD$1.04 (1.14%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||USD$3.519|
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|3 months (2020-06-22)||22.45%|
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Valuing Expeditors International of Washington stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Expeditors International of Washington's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Expeditors International of Washington's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 26x. In other words, Expeditors International of Washington shares trade at around 26x recent earnings.
That's comparable to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29).
Expeditors International of Washington's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.6205. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Expeditors International of Washington's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Expeditors International of Washington's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$845.2 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Expeditors International of Washington's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||USD$8.6 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||9.23%|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$1 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||13.3%|
|Return on equity TTM||28.73%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$14.9 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 3.1 million Expeditors International of Washington shares held short by investors – that's known as Expeditors International of Washington's "short interest". This figure is 6.8% down from 3.3 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Expeditors International of Washington shares can be evaluated.
Expeditors International of Washington's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Expeditors International of Washington shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Expeditors International of Washington shares traded daily (recently around 1.2 million). Expeditors International of Washington's SIR currently stands at 2.66. In other words for every 100,000 Expeditors International of Washington shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2660 shares are currently held short.
However Expeditors International of Washington's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Expeditors International of Washington shares, or, against the total number of tradable Expeditors International of Washington shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Expeditors International of Washington's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Expeditors International of Washington shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.021% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Expeditors International of Washington shares, roughly 21 shares are currently held short).
Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Expeditors International of Washington.
Find out more about how you can short Expeditors International of Washington stock.
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Expeditors International of Washington.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Total ESG risk: 16.94
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Expeditors International of Washington's overall score of 16.94 (as at 08/01/2020) is excellent – landing it in it in the 16th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Expeditors International of Washington is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
Environmental score: 3.51/100
Social score: 5.4/100
Governance score: 3.53/100
|Total ESG score||16.94|
|Total ESG percentile||15.56|
Dividend payout ratio: 28.98% of net profits
Recently Expeditors International of Washington has paid out, on average, around 28.98% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.14% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Expeditors International of Washington shareholders could enjoy a 1.14% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Expeditors International of Washington's case, that would currently equate to about $1.04 per share.
While Expeditors International of Washington's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Expeditors International of Washington may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.
Expeditors International of Washington's most recent dividend payout was on 15 June 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 29 May 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").
Expeditors International of Washington's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 26 June 2006. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Expeditors International of Washington shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Expeditors International of Washington shares which in turn could have impacted Expeditors International of Washington's share price.
Over the last 12 months, Expeditors International of Washington's shares have ranged in value from as little as $52.55 up to $95.1165. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Expeditors International of Washington's is 0.8384. This would suggest that Expeditors International of Washington's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. provides logistics services in the Americas, North Asia, South Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and India. The company offers airfreight services, such as air freight consolidation and forwarding; ocean freight and ocean services, including ocean freight consolidation, direct ocean forwarding, and order management; customs brokerage, intra-continental ground transportation and delivery, and warehousing and distribution services; and customs clearance, purchase order management, vendor consolidation, time-definite transportation services, temperature-controlled transit, cargo insurance, and other logistics solutions. It acts as a freight consolidator or as an agent for the airline, which carries the shipment. The company also provides ancillary services that include preparation of shipping and customs documentation, packing, crating, insurance services, negotiation of letters of credit, and the preparation of documentation to comply with local export laws. Its customers include retailing and wholesaling, electronics, and industrial and manufacturing companies. Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.
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