Analyst Ratings for XPO Logistics Inc. (XPO)

Updated: 2017-07-29

Analysts covering XPO Logistics Inc. (NYSE:XPO) have given it a consensus rating of Buy. About 30 days ago, XPO was issued an average rating of Buy.

15 analysts declared XPO a buy, 1 gave an overweight rating, 2 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

XPO was given price targets by several analysts. The highest price target was 77, which equates to a potential upside of 28.14 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 43, which equates to a potential downside of -28.44 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -1.65 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 8.2 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -1.27 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 8.11 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 5 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 3 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 3 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 6 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

XPO has an estimated earnings growth rate of 129.22 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of XPO is 0.55.

XPO has traded between a high of 65.44 and a low of 27.93 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 115.15 percent, and 8.18 percent lower than its 52-week high. XPO has a price/earnings ratio of 71.54. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The XPO value stock report compares XPO to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $7.11 billion. XPO is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.