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.

Several price targets were given for XPO by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 77, implying potential capital gains of 28.14 percent. The minimum price target given was 43, implying a possible loss of -28.44 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -1.65 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 8.2 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -1.27 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 8.11 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 5 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 3 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 3 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 6 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of XPO's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 129.22 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. XPO has a PEG ratio of 0.55.

XPO has a 52-week high of 65.44 and a 52-week low of 27.93. Today's price is 115.15 percent above the 52-week low, and 8.18 percent below the 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 market cap of XPO is $7.11 billion. XPO's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.