$0.94 Earnings Per Share Expected for XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE:XPO) This Quarter

Analysts predict that XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE:XPOGet Rating) will announce earnings per share (EPS) of $0.94 for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Seven analysts have made estimates for XPO Logistics’ earnings. The lowest EPS estimate is $0.89 and the highest is $0.99. XPO Logistics posted earnings per share of $1.46 during the same quarter last year, which indicates a negative year-over-year growth rate of 35.6%. The company is scheduled to report its next quarterly earnings results after the market closes on Monday, January 1st.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that XPO Logistics will report full-year earnings of $5.22 per share for the current fiscal year, with EPS estimates ranging from $4.60 to $5.56. For the next fiscal year, analysts expect that the company will report earnings of $5.64 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $4.25 to $6.67. Zacks’ earnings per share calculations are an average based on a survey of sell-side analysts that cover XPO Logistics.

XPO Logistics (NYSE:XPOGet Rating) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, February 8th. The transportation company reported $1.34 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.99 by $0.35. The firm had revenue of $3.36 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $3.25 billion. XPO Logistics had a net margin of 2.04% and a return on equity of 31.71%. The company’s revenue was up 14.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $1.19 earnings per share.

XPO has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft dropped their price objective on shares of XPO Logistics from $131.00 to $120.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Thursday, February 10th. Raymond James dropped their target price on shares of XPO Logistics from $105.00 to $90.00 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday. Stifel Nicolaus lowered their price objective on shares of XPO Logistics to $92.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Tuesday, March 29th. Benchmark initiated coverage on shares of XPO Logistics in a research note on Wednesday, December 22nd. They issued a “buy” rating and a $103.00 target price on the stock. Finally, Cowen raised their target price on shares of XPO Logistics from $115.00 to $117.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, March 9th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and twenty-one have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. According to data from MarketBeat, XPO Logistics currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $110.38.

In related news, major shareholder Jacobs Private Equity, Llc sold 5,447,500 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, April 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $55.80, for a total value of $303,970,500.00. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 6,468,201 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $360,925,615.80. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Corporate insiders own 17.80% of the company’s stock.

Institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Capital Analysts LLC increased its position in shares of XPO Logistics by 217.8% during the third quarter. Capital Analysts LLC now owns 321 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $26,000 after acquiring an additional 220 shares in the last quarter. Deseret Mutual Benefit Administrators lifted its stake in XPO Logistics by 216.0% in the 4th quarter. Deseret Mutual Benefit Administrators now owns 395 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $31,000 after purchasing an additional 270 shares in the last quarter. First Community Trust NA purchased a new stake in XPO Logistics in the 4th quarter worth $39,000. Herold Advisors Inc. bought a new stake in shares of XPO Logistics in the 3rd quarter worth about $59,000. Finally, Koshinski Asset Management Inc. increased its holdings in shares of XPO Logistics by 360.1% in the 4th quarter. Koshinski Asset Management Inc. now owns 1,118 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $87,000 after buying an additional 875 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 73.14% of the company’s stock.

Shares of XPO Logistics stock opened at $57.19 on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.09, a current ratio of 1.05 and a quick ratio of 1.05. XPO Logistics has a fifty-two week low of $54.76 and a fifty-two week high of $90.78. The firm has a fifty day moving average price of $68.77 and a two-hundred day moving average price of $72.97. The company has a market cap of $6.57 billion, a PE ratio of 19.32, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.93 and a beta of 2.00.

XPO Logistics Company Profile (Get Rating)

XPO Logistics, Inc provides freight transportation services in the United States, rest of North America, France, the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, and internationally. The company operates in two segments, North American LTL and Brokerage and Other Services. The North American LTL segment provides customers with less-than-truckload (LTL) services, such as geographic density and day-definite regional, inter-regional, and transcontinental LTL freight services.

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