Expeditors International of Washington Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPD) went up by 1.37% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $126.57. The company’s stock price has collected 1.15% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Barron’s reported on 05/08/21 that PepsiCo, Cardinal Health, and 3 Other Companies That Raised Their Dividends
Is It Worth Investing in Expeditors International of Washington Inc. (NASDAQ :EXPD) Right Now?
Expeditors International of Washington Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPD) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 24.91 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for EXPD is at 0.79. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 2 analysts out of 16 who provided ratings for Expeditors International of Washington Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 8 rated it as “hold,” and 6 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $113.15, which is -$13.87 below the current price. EXPD currently public float of 167.82M and currently shorts hold a 2.02% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of EXPD was 1.16M shares.
EXPD’s Market Performance
EXPD stocks went up by 1.15% for the week, with a monthly jump of 6.60% and a quarterly performance of 26.66%, while its annual performance rate touched 61.01%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 1.40% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 1.94% for Expeditors International of Washington Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 2.59% for EXPD stocks with a simple moving average of 27.46% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of EXPD
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for EXPD stocks, with Vertical Research repeating the rating for EXPD by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for EXPD in the upcoming period, according to Vertical Research is $115 based on the research report published on March 26th of the current year 2021.
Cowen, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see EXPD reach a price target of $109, previously predicting the price at $97. The rating they have provided for EXPD stocks is “Market Perform” according to the report published on February 17th, 2021.
EXPD Trading at 8.54% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought EXPD to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -0.89% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 1.94%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 1.40%, as shares surge +8.58% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +16.97% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, EXPD rose by +1.15%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +43.95% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $122.77. In addition, Expeditors International of Washington Inc. saw 31.89% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at EXPD starting from Wall Daniel R, who sale 22,950 shares at the price of $123.26 back on Jun 09. After this action, Wall Daniel R now owns 33,086 shares of Expeditors International of Washington Inc., valued at $2,828,771 using the latest closing price.
Rostan Richard H, the President – Global Geographies of Expeditors International of Washington Inc., sale 30,000 shares at $120.92 during a trade that took place back on May 17, which means that Rostan Richard H is holding 68,466 shares at $3,627,600 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for EXPD
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +9.30 for the present operating margin
- +13.17 for the gross margin
The net margin for Expeditors International of Washington Inc. stands at +6.88. The total capital return value is set at 33.05, while invested capital returns managed to touch 25.11. Equity return is now at value 33.80, with 18.60 for asset returns.
Based on Expeditors International of Washington Inc. (EXPD), the company’s capital structure generated 16.48 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 14.15. Total debt to assets is 8.89, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 13.69. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 11.76.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 1.50, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.03. The receivables turnover for the company is 6.11 and the total asset turnover is 2.32. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.92.