Key Takeaways from Expeditors International of Washington Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPD) 1Q18 Earnings

Expeditors International of Washington Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPD) reported net income for the first quarter of $ 135.69 million or $ 0.76 per share, compared to income of $ 93.26 million or $ 0.51 per share for the year-ago quarter.

The topline results for the first quarter rose 20% to $ 1.85 billion from $ 1.55 billion in the same quarter last year.

Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected Expeditors International of Washington Inc. to report income of $ 0.65 per share on revenue of $ 1.72 billion for the first quarter.

Jeffrey S. Musser, President and CEO, commented: We added profitable growth from new and existing customers and benefitted from favorable buying opportunities in certain markets. All across our global network, our people exercised pricing discipline while securing capacity to deliver the services and solutions our customers need.

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