Analyst Ratings for Expeditors International of Washington Inc. (EXPD)Updated: 2017-07-29
Analysts covering Expeditors International of Washington Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPD) have given it a consensus rating of Hold. EXPD had previously received a consensus rating of Hold a month ago.
A buy rating was issued by 2 analysts, 1 gave an overweight rating, 9 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 3 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.
Investment analysts gave a few price targets for EXPD. The maximum price target given was 59, implying a possible profit of 0.37 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 46, implying potential capital losses of -21.74 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.
Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -6.3 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.21 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -5.78 percent in FY estimates.
Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.
Analysts estimate earnings of EXPD to grow at a rate of 1.58 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. EXPD has a PEG ratio of 15.9.
In the trailing 52-weeks, EXPD hit 59.90 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 47.23. Today's price is 24.45 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 1.87 percent. EXPD has a P/E ratio of 25.12. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The EXPD value stock report compares EXPD to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $10.56 billion. EXPD will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.