News headlines about XPO Logistics (NYSE:XPO) have trended somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. XPO Logistics earned a news impact score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the transportation company an impact score of 46.2241481077087 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:
- E-Commerce Stocks Crushed It in 2017. Will 2018 Be a Repeat? (finance.yahoo.com)
- XPO drivers in Albany, N.Y., reject Teamsters representation (dcvelocity.com)
- XPO Logistics Named One of the World’s Most Admired Companies (finance.yahoo.com)
- XPO Logistics Extends Tuition-Free, Earn-While-You-Learn Driver Training (finance.yahoo.com)
- \XPO Logistics, Inc., (NYSE: XPO) – Beta Factor to Watch – Stock Watch (stocksnewstimes.com)
Several research firms recently weighed in on XPO. Deutsche Bank restated a “buy” rating on shares of XPO Logistics in a report on Friday, December 22nd. CIBC reduced their target price on shares of XPO Logistics from $77.00 to $75.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a report on Monday, November 20th. Macquarie lifted their target price on shares of XPO Logistics from $80.00 to $105.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Wednesday, December 27th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of XPO Logistics from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $103.00 target price on the stock in a report on Saturday, January 6th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus lifted their target price on shares of XPO Logistics from $77.00 to $80.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, November 6th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, seventeen have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $89.50.
XPO Logistics (NYSE:XPO) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st. The transportation company reported $0.59 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.57 by $0.02. XPO Logistics had a net margin of 1.11% and a return on equity of 7.01%. The firm had revenue of $3.89 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.79 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.41 EPS. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 4.7% on a year-over-year basis. sell-side analysts predict that XPO Logistics will post 1.93 earnings per share for the current year.
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XPO Logistics Company 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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