NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

Expeditors International of Washington Inc

(Nasdaq:

EXPD

) is tomorrow, November 29, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 25 cents per share. At a price of $41.52 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.2%.

The average volume for Expeditors International of Washington has been 1.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Expeditors International of Washington has a market cap of $8.73 billion and is part of the

services

sector and

transportation

industry. Shares are down 26.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. provides logistics services in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.3, below the average transportation industry P/E ratio of 22.8 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Expeditors International of Washington as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. You can view the full

Expeditors International of Washington Ratings Report

.

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