Expeditors International Of Washington Rises On Unusually High Volume (EXPD)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Expeditors International of Washington (Nasdaq: EXPD) is trading at unusually high volume Thursday with 4.5 million shares changing hands. It is currently at two times its average daily volume and trading up $1.74 (+4.9%) at $37.06 as of 3:31 p.m. ET.

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Expeditors International of Washington has a market cap of $7.42 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are down 10.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. provides logistics services in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.9, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Expeditors International of Washington as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full Expeditors International of Washington Ratings Report.

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