Currently, Expeditors International of Washington Inc. [EXPD] is trading at $114.26, up 1.81%. An important factor to consider is whether the stock is rising or falling in short-term value. The EXPD shares have lost -0.36% over the last week, with a monthly amount glided 7.06%, and seem to be holding up well over a long-time horizon.
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On 2, May 2023, Expeditors Announces Semi-Annual Cash Dividend Of $0.69. In a post published today on Yahoo Finance, Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPD) today announced that on May 1, 2023 its Board of Directors declared a semi-annual cash dividend of $0.69 per share, payable on June 15, 2023 to shareholders of record as of June 1, 2023.
From an analyst’s perspective:
This stock has fluctuated between a low of $86.08 and a high of $119.90 over the last 52 weeks. Currently, Wall Street analysts expect the stock to reach $100.79 within the next 12 months. Expeditors International of Washington Inc. [NASDAQ: EXPD] shares were valued at $114.26 at the most recent close of the market. An investor can expect a potential drop of -11.79% based on the average EXPD price forecast.
Analyzing the EXPD fundamentals
Recent quarter sales for Expeditors International of Washington Inc. [NASDAQ:EXPD] were 2.59 billion which represents -44.40% decline. The company generates $857,853 in revenue per employee, while its income per employee is $68,211. Gross Margin for this corporation currently stands at +13.95% with Operating Margin at +10.69%, Pretax Margin comes in at +10.75%, and Net Margin reading is +7.95%. To continue investigating profitability, this company’s Return on Assets is posted at 20.40, Equity is 41.11, Total Capital is 48.02, and Invested Capital is 36.62. An extended look at the Principal structure reveals enduring liabilities to the total capital of 14.29 and enduring liabilities to assets of 9.10.
Before buying any particular stock, readers tend to pay close attention to the indicators that support and create resistance. The company’s stock is currently sitting at 112.55 points at the first support level, and at 110.85 for the second support level. However, for the 1st resistance point, the stock is sitting at 115.46, and for the 2nd resistance point, it is at 116.67.
Expeditors International of Washington Inc. [EXPD] reported earnings per share of $1.45 for its fiscal quarter that ended on 3/30/2023. Based on the Wall Street analysts’ estimates, the company was expected to report earnings of $1.33/share, meaning a difference of $0.12 and a surprise factor of 9.00%. By comparison, the stated earnings for the previous quarter ended on 12/30/2022 were $1.38 per share as compared to estimates of $1.96 per share, a difference of -$0.58 representing a surprise of -29.60%.
Ratios To Look Out For
To put it in perspective, the Current Ratio for Expeditors International of Washington Inc. [NASDAQ:EXPD] is 2.40. On the other hand, the Quick Ratio is 2.07, and the Cash Ratio is 0.99. Considering the valuation of this stock, the price to sales ratio is 1.00, the price to book ratio is 5.16 and the P/E (TTM) ratio is 14.95.
Transactions by insiders
The next item on our agenda is insider trading, which has seen 31 insider purchases totaling 131,623 shares and 13 insider sales totaling 54,291 shares over the past 3 months. Recent insider trading involved Dickerman Jeffrey F, Senior VP/Gen Counsel/Corp Sec, that happened on May 08 when 1608.0 shares were sold. Senior VP – CFO, POWELL BRADLEY S completed a deal on May 05 to sell 12138.0 shares. Meanwhile, SVP – Chief Strategy Officer Clark Benjamin G. sold 1290.0 shares on May 05.