Aureus Asset Management LLC Takes $678,000 Position in XPO Logistics, Inc. (XPO)

Aureus Asset Management LLC bought a new position in shares of XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE:XPO) during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm bought 10,000 shares of the transportation company’s stock, valued at approximately $678,000.

A number of other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. American Century Companies Inc. boosted its holdings in XPO Logistics by 94.6% during the third quarter. American Century Companies Inc. now owns 3,070,080 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $208,090,000 after purchasing an additional 1,492,525 shares in the last quarter. FMR LLC boosted its holdings in XPO Logistics by 73.3% during the second quarter. FMR LLC now owns 2,893,788 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $187,026,000 after purchasing an additional 1,223,543 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its holdings in XPO Logistics by 8.5% during the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 9,150,749 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $591,414,000 after purchasing an additional 718,511 shares in the last quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. boosted its holdings in XPO Logistics by 37.7% during the third quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 2,205,435 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $149,485,000 after purchasing an additional 603,866 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Castleark Management LLC acquired a new stake in XPO Logistics during the second quarter valued at approximately $30,551,000.

XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE XPO) traded down $1.66 during trading hours on Tuesday, hitting $76.33. 1,789,600 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,507,423. XPO Logistics, Inc. has a 52 week low of $42.07 and a 52 week high of $80.10. The company has a quick ratio of 1.23, a current ratio of 1.23 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.24. The company has a market capitalization of $9,349.70, a PE ratio of 45.08, a P/E/G ratio of 1.12 and a beta of 2.52.

XPO Logistics (NYSE:XPO) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st. The transportation company reported $0.59 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.57 by $0.02. XPO Logistics had a net margin of 1.11% and a return on equity of 7.01%. The company had revenue of $3.89 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $3.79 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.41 earnings per share. XPO Logistics’s quarterly revenue was up 4.7% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts anticipate that XPO Logistics, Inc. will post 1.92 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on the company. Barclays lifted their price objective on XPO Logistics from $65.00 to $75.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a report on Monday, October 2nd. Oppenheimer reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $75.00 price objective on shares of XPO Logistics in a report on Thursday, October 12th. Credit Suisse Group lifted their target price on shares of XPO Logistics from $76.00 to $79.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. William Blair reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of XPO Logistics in a research note on Monday, August 7th. Finally, Cowen reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $69.00 target price on shares of XPO Logistics in a research note on Thursday, September 7th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, sixteen have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $77.59.

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XPO Logistics Profile

XPO Logistics, Inc is a global provider of supply chain solutions. The Company operates in two segments: Transportation and Logistics. The Transportation segment provides freight brokerage, last mile, less-than-truckload (LTL), full truckload and global forwarding services. The Logistics segment provides a range of contract logistics services, including highly engineered and customized solutions, value-added warehousing and distribution, cold chain solutions and other inventory solutions.

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