Expeditors International of Washington Inc. (EXPD) diff_price 0.6 points: Is it Poised To Move?

Expeditors International of Washington Inc. (EXPD) is owned by a number of high-value investors. Its largest direct holder is Richard H Rostan President, Global Geographies and Operations with 58,001 shares. The second-largest direct holder is Daniel R. Wall President, Global Products, with 44,527 shares of the company’s stock. In third place with 27,139 shares of EXPD is Liane J. Pelletier Independent Director.

Now turning to institutional ownership of Expeditors International of Washington Inc. (EXPD), The Vanguard Group, Inc. is the top holder with 21.25 million shares. The next largest fund holder of this company’s stock is Loomis, Sayles & Co. LP with 15.86 million shares. In the third-place spot with 11.85 million shares is BlackRock Fund Advisors.

This company’s stock price was $72.50 at the previous market close, with its latest volume reaching 2058543. Compare that to its average daily volume of 932.14K. Given the fact that this stock has 172.56M shares outstanding, its current market value is sitting at $12.51B. This publicly-traded stock’s 60-month Beta is 0.92. Its Price to Sales ratio is 1.50, its Price to Cash Flow ratio is 10.29, and its Price to Book ratio is 5.60.

EXPD stock has achieved a 5-day range of $72.38 to $76.27, with a total performance of -5.03% during that period. Meanwhile, in the past month of trading, this stock has traded in the range of $72.38 to $81.15, generating a -1.51% change during the period. In the past three months, this stock’s price has changed by +3.26%, trading in the range of $68.90 to $81.15.

In the past 5 days, shares of EXPD have made a new high 1 time. In the last month, it has made a new high 2 times, and in the past 3 months, it has made a new high 9 times.

Now let’s turn to this public company’s earnings. For the quarter ending 9/29/2019, the earnings per share (EPS) was reported at 0.92. This is a 0.01 difference compared to the consensus estimate of 0.91, amounting to an earnings surprise of 1.10%. In the previous quarter, which ended in 9/29/2019, the consensus estimate was 0.81, making for an earnings surprise of 8.60%. For the quarter ending 3/30/2019, EPS was reported at 0.8, generating a -4.80% earnings surprise.

The Net Income for the most recent full fiscal year, which ended in 12-2018, was $619.79 million. This is compared to the prior year, where Net Income was $490.38 million. Meanwhile, this company’s Operating Cash Flow was $572.8 million for the year, compared to $488.64 million in 2017. Capital Expenditures for the year were reportedly -$47.47 million, compared to -$95.02 million, and Free Cash flow was $525.33 million compared to the prior year’s $393.62 million.

Expeditors International of Washington Inc. (EXPD) stock currently has a Financial Strength score of 7/10. This is due to a combination of factors, including a Cash to Debt ratio of 3.24, an Equity to Asset ratio of 0.6, a Debt to Equity ratio of 0.17 and a Debt to EBITDA of 0.44. The Piotroski F-Score is 5, its Altman Z-Score is 9.42 and its Beneish M-Score is -2.68.

This publicly-traded company’s Profitability and Growth score is 9/10, thanks to a combination of things: an Operating Margin of 9.6, a Net Margin of 7.56, a ROE of 30.62, and a ROC of 70.65.

Shifting focus now to Valuation and Return for EXPD, this company’s Price to Tangible Book is 5.61 and its Price to Median PS Value is 0.99. Price to Peter Lynch Fair Value for EXPD is now 2.56, and this organization’s Price to Graham Number is 2.23. Meanwhile, its Forward Rate of Return (Yactman) is 11.56.

Certain ratios provide helpful insights into how a stock is performing. The Quick Ratio for EXPD is sitting at 2.34, while its Current Ratio is 2.34 and its PEG Ratio is 2.15. This stock’s PB Ratio is 5.61, its PS Ratio is 1.53, its Forward PE Ratio is 19.42, and its PE Ratio without NRI is 20.02. Similarly, its Shiller PE Ratio is 30.17, its Price to Owner Earnings is 20.98, its Price to Free Cash Flow is 19.18 and its Price to Operating Cash Flow is 17.87.