Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPD) reached 24.27% versus a 1-year low price of $46.42. The stock was last seen 0.34% higher, reaching at $56.78 on Mar. 13, 2017. At recent session, the prices were hovering between $56.41 and $56.92. This company shares are -3.29% up from its target price of $54.91 and the current market capitalization stands at $10.23B. The recent change has given its price a 4.51% lead over SMA 50 and -0.99% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed 4.97% gains, 0.76% gains and 13.14% gains for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found EXPD’s volatility during a week at 1.13% and during a month it has been found around 1.48%.

Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. (EXPD) Top Holders

Institutional investors currently hold around $9.76 billion or 98.9% in EXPD stock. Look at its top three institutional owners. Vanguard Group Inc owns $1.06 billion in Expeditors International of Washington, Inc., which represents roughly 10.36% of the company’s market cap and approximately 10.85% of the institutional ownership. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Loomis Sayles & Co L P, which owns 13,913,883 shares of the stock are valued at $787.39 million. The third largest holder is State Street Corp, which currently holds $607.57 million worth of this stock and that ownership represents nearly 5.94% of its market capitalization.

Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. 13F Filings

At the end of December reporting period, 247 institutional holders increased their position in Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPD) by some 20,022,159 shares, 258 decreased positions by 12,984,730 and 75 held positions by 139,520,562. That puts total institutional holdings at 172,527,451 shares, according to SEC filings. The stock grabbed 71 new institutional investments totaling 5,060,651 shares while 48 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 2,000,887 shares.

Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPD) Insider Trades

Multiple company employees have indulged in significant insider trading. Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that Director MALONE MICHAEL J has sold 7,000 shares of Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. (EXPD) in trading session dated Mar. 10, 2017. These shares are worth $393,540 and were traded at $56.22 each. The SEC filing shows that Musser Jeffrey S performed a sale of 4,100 shares. The President and CEO disposed these shares by way of transaction on Mar. 06, 2017. The company’s shares were given away at $56.35 per share worth to an income of some $231,035 on account of Musser Jeffrey S.

Chief Strategy Officer, COUGHLIN PHILIP M, sold 4,146 common shares of Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. (EXPD) in the open market. In a transaction dated Mar. 06, 2017, the shares were put up for sale at an average price of $56.36, raking in a sum of $233,669. After this sale, 73,553 common shares of EXPD are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $4,176,339.

In the transaction dated Feb. 27, 2017, the great number of shares disposed came courtesy the President, Global Products; Wall Daniel R disposed a total of 3,465 shares at an average price of $56.62, amounting to approximately $196,188. The insider now directly owns 32,160 shares worth $1,826,045.

Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. (EXPD) Analyst Guide

Several analysts have released their opinion on Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPD), with 2 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Whereas 7 of them predict the stock is a hold. Also, there are 0 buy, 0 sell and 1 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 2.8 average brokerage recommendation.

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