Press coverage about XPO Logistics (NYSE:XPO) has been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. XPO Logistics earned a news sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the transportation company an impact score of 46.9848278685262 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

Here are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

XPO Logistics (NYSE:XPO) traded up $0.05 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $76.38. 1,046,411 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,505,453. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.24, a quick ratio of 1.23 and a current ratio of 1.23. The company has a market capitalization of $9,349.70, a PE ratio of 45.08, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.12 and a beta of 2.52. XPO Logistics has a one year low of $42.07 and a one year high of $80.10.

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

XPO has been the topic of a number of research reports. KeyCorp restated a “buy” rating and issued a $75.00 price objective on shares of XPO Logistics in a research note on Thursday, October 12th. Oppenheimer reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $75.00 price target on shares of XPO Logistics in a research report on Thursday, October 12th. Stifel Nicolaus upped their price target on XPO Logistics from $77.00 to $80.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, November 6th. Deutsche Bank reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $110.00 price target on shares of XPO Logistics in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. Finally, Cowen reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $69.00 price target on shares of XPO Logistics in a research report on Thursday, September 7th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, sixteen have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. XPO Logistics has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $77.59.

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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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