Critical Review: GXO Logistics (GXO) versus Its Competitors

GXO Logistics (NYSE:GXOGet Rating) is one of 31 public companies in the “Transportation services” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare GXO Logistics to similar businesses based on the strength of its dividends, risk, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for GXO Logistics and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
GXO Logistics 0 4 11 0 2.73
GXO Logistics Competitors 197 1025 1719 44 2.54

GXO Logistics currently has a consensus price target of $97.64, suggesting a potential upside of 71.69%. As a group, “Transportation services” companies have a potential upside of 37.08%. Given GXO Logistics’ stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe GXO Logistics is more favorable than its peers.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares GXO Logistics and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
GXO Logistics $7.94 billion $153.00 million 37.47
GXO Logistics Competitors $3.48 billion $133.20 million 20.28

GXO Logistics has higher revenue and earnings than its peers. GXO Logistics is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

91.3% of GXO Logistics shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 58.9% of shares of all “Transportation services” companies are owned by institutional investors. 20.3% of shares of all “Transportation services” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares GXO Logistics and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
GXO Logistics 2.15% 9.11% 3.19%
GXO Logistics Competitors -2,284.75% -93.44% -7.19%

Summary

GXO Logistics beats its peers on 10 of the 12 factors compared.

GXO Logistics Company Profile (Get Rating)

GXO Logistics, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides logistics services worldwide. The company provides warehousing and distribution, order fulfilment, e-commerce, and other supply chain services, as well as reverse logistics or returns management services. As of December 31, 2021, it operated in approximately 906 facilities. The company serves various customers in the e-commerce, omnichannel retail, consumer technology, food and beverage, industrial and manufacturing, and consumer packaged goods industries. GXO Logistics, Inc. was incorporated in 2021 and is headquartered in Greenwich, Connecticut.

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