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, which equates to a potential upside of 28.14 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change 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. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -1.27 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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 have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 3 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 3 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 6 analysts decreased their estimates.

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. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of XPO is 0.55.

XPO has a 52-week high of 65.44 and a 52-week low of 27.93. Currently the stock is 115.15 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 8.18 percent. XPO has a P/E 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.