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 most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 59, which equates to a potential upside of 0.37 percent. The lowest price target was 46, implying potential capital losses of -21.74 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -6.3 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -0.21 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -5.78 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, 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. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. EXPD has a PEG ratio of 15.9.

EXPD has a 52-week high of 59.90 and a 52-week low of 47.23. Currently the stock is 24.45 percent higher than its 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 market cap of EXPD is $10.56 billion. EXPD's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.