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, implying a possible profit of 28.14 percent. The lowest price target was 43, implying a possible loss of -28.44 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -1.65 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 8.2 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -1.27 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 8.11 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 5 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, 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.

XPO has an estimated earnings growth rate of 129.22 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of XPO is 0.55.

In the trailing 52-weeks, XPO hit 65.44 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 27.93. Today's price is 115.15 percent above the 52-week low, 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 market cap of XPO is $7.11 billion. XPO is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.