Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 29, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.28 per share scheduled for December 17,
2012. Shareholders who purchased EXPD stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an 12% increase over the same quarter a year ago. At the
current stock price of $37.24, the dividend yield is 1.5%.
The previous trading day's last sale of EXPD was $37.24,
representing a -21.57% decrease from the 52 week high of $47.48 and
a 8.89% increase over the 52 week low of $34.20.
EXPD is a part of the Transportation sector, which includes
companies such as C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. (
) and World Fuel Services Corporation (
). EXPD's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.6. Zacks Investment Research reports EXPD's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -10.22%, compared to an
industry average of 2%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to EXPD through an Exchange
Traded Fund (
The following ETF(s) have EXPD as a top-10 holding:
- Elements Exchange Traded Notes Morningstar Wide Moat Focus
- PowerShares S&P 500 High Quality Portfolio (
The top-performing ETF of this group is WMW with an increase of
13.98% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of EXPD at 5.01%.