Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Expeditors International of Washington (EXPD) Stock Price

News articles about Expeditors International of Washington (NASDAQ:EXPD) have trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Expeditors International of Washington earned a coverage optimism score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the transportation company an impact score of 46.0210264302734 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

Expeditors International of Washington (NASDAQ:EXPD) traded up 0.91% during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $59.63. The company had a trading volume of 335,113 shares. The company’s 50 day moving average is $56.54 and its 200-day moving average is $55.28. The company has a market capitalization of $10.74 billion, a P/E ratio of 25.48 and a beta of 0.64. Expeditors International of Washington has a 52-week low of $47.23 and a 52-week high of $59.74.

Expeditors International of Washington (NASDAQ:EXPD) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May 2nd. The transportation company reported $0.51 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.56 by $0.05. Expeditors International of Washington had a return on equity of 23.01% and a net margin of 6.87%. The firm had revenue of $1.55 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.53 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.53 EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 8.9% on a year-over-year basis. Equities analysts expect that Expeditors International of Washington will post $2.36 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

EXPD has been the topic of a number of research reports. Vertical Research restated a “hold” rating and issued a $63.00 price target on shares of Expeditors International of Washington in a report on Thursday, April 13th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Expeditors International of Washington from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 16th. Seaport Global Securities reaffirmed a “neutral” rating on shares of Expeditors International of Washington in a research note on Thursday, July 6th. Morgan Stanley reaffirmed an “equal weight” rating on shares of Expeditors International of Washington in a research note on Tuesday, July 11th. Finally, BidaskClub raised Expeditors International of Washington from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 12th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $54.83.

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Expeditors International of Washington Company Profile

Expeditors International of Washington, Inc is a logistics company. The Company is a third-party logistics provider, and purchases cargo space from carriers, including airlines and ocean shipping lines on a volume basis and resells that space to its customers. The Company provides a range of customer solutions, such as order management, time-definite transportation, warehousing and distribution, temperature-controlled transit, cargo insurance and customized logistics solutions.

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