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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 17,743 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$9 billion.

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  3. Search for Expeditors International of Washington. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: EXPD. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Expeditors International of Washington reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$92.56, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Expeditors International of Washington, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Expeditors International of Washington. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

How has coronavirus impacted Expeditors International of Washington's share price?

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$92.56, which is 18.53% up on its pre-crash value of USD$75.41 and 76.14% 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$1,273.63.

Expeditors International of Washington share price

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Expeditors International of Washington shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-11-24.
Latest market close USD$92.56
52-week range USD$52.1888 - USD$95.375
50-day moving average USD$90.7509
200-day moving average USD$83.767
Wall St. target price USD$88.46
PE ratio 23.9865
Dividend yield USD$1.04 (1.17%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$3.707

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Is it a good time to buy Expeditors International of Washington stock?

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Expeditors International of Washington price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $92.56 from 2020-10-19

1 week (2020-11-19) 2.53%
1 month (2020-10-29) 3.52%
3 months (2020-08-28) 4.14%
6 months (2020-05-29) 21.20%
1 year (2019-11-29) 23.81%
2 years (2018-11-29) 22.00%
3 years (2017-11-29) 43.70%
5 years (2015-11-27) 87.03%

Is Expeditors International of Washington under- or over-valued?

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 P/E ratio

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 24x. In other words, Expeditors International of Washington shares trade at around 24x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Expeditors International of Washington's PEG ratio

Expeditors International of Washington's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.8066. 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

Expeditors International of Washington's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$894.1 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.

Expeditors International of Washington financials

Revenue TTM USD$9 billion
Operating margin TTM 9.33%
Gross profit TTM USD$1 billion
Return on assets TTM 13%
Return on equity TTM 27%
Profit margin 7.06%
Book value $14.785
Market capitalisation USD$15 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Expeditors International of Washington shares

There are currently 3.4 million Expeditors International of Washington shares held short by investors – that's known as Expeditors International of Washington's "short interest". This figure is 2.8% down from 3.5 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)

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 959056.6572238). Expeditors International of Washington's SIR currently stands at 3.53. In other words for every 100,000 Expeditors International of Washington shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3530 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 0.023% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Expeditors International of Washington shares, roughly 23 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.

Expeditors International of Washington's environmental, social and governance track record

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.

Expeditors International of Washington's total ESG risk score

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 01/01/2019) is excellent – landing it in it in the 17th 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.).

Expeditors International of Washington's environmental score

Environmental score: 3.51/100

Expeditors International of Washington's social score

Social score: 5.4/100

Expeditors International of Washington's governance score

Governance score: 3.53/100

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Expeditors International of Washington, Inc was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 16.94
Total ESG percentile 16.86
Environmental score 3.51
Social score 5.4
Governance score 3.53

Expeditors International of Washington share dividends

42%

Dividend payout ratio: 41.51% of net profits

Recently Expeditors International of Washington has paid out, on average, around 41.51% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.17% 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 1.17% 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 December 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 30 November 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Expeditors International of Washington's shares ever split?

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.

Expeditors International of Washington share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Expeditors International of Washington's shares have ranged in value from as little as $52.1888 up to $95.375. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

EXPD.US volatility(beta: 0.82)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

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 0.8151. This would suggest that Expeditors International of Washington's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Expeditors International of Washington overview

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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