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.

A number of analysts gave 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, which equates to a potential downside of -21.74 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -6.3 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. 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. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

EXPD has an estimated earnings growth rate of 1.58 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. EXPD has a PEG ratio of 15.9.

EXPD has traded between a high of 59.90 and a low of 47.23 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 24.45 percent, and 1.87 percent lower than its 52-week 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.