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.
EXPD was given price targets by several analysts. The highest price target was 59, which equates to a potential upside of 0.37 percent. The minimum price target given was 46, which equates to a potential downside 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.
Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -6.3 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -0.21 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -5.78 percent.
Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 2 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 2 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.
EXPD has an estimated earnings growth rate of 1.58 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of EXPD is 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 1.87 percent below the high. EXPD has a price/earnings 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.