There is a slight risk associated with trading before and after the market open. Due to lower liquidity and higher volatility, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads on particular security due to the release of critical financial information after regular trading hours. After-hours trades for XPO Logistics Inc. (XPO) shows that investor sentiment remained same, with the stock’s consolidated last price remained same to $36.98. The XPO Logistics Inc. has recorded 24,216 volume in the after hours trading session. Most recently, Yahoo Finance reported about the stock as it publicized that XPO Named National Less-Than-Truckload Carrier of the Year by MODE Global.
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This NYSE-listed company operates within the Trucking industry segment, falling under the Industrials sector. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $36.98 and fluctuated between $37.00 as its day high and $36.25 as its day low. The current market capitalization of XPO Logistics Inc. is $4.17B. A total of 1.04 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 1.60M shares.
Insider trades can also provide insight into a stock’s future direction. During the recent three months, XPO has seen 6 BUY and 2 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 15,074 and the disposition of 2,468 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 11 BUYs and 16 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 29,866 shares during that period but sold 16,071,826.
In the most recent transaction, BRADLEY S JACOBS sold 5,061,029 shares of XPO for 55.17 per share on Aug 11. After the transaction, the Chief Executive Officer now owns 1,300,701 company shares. In a previous transaction on Jul 20, BRADLEY S JACOBS sold 50,000 shares at 53.49 per share. XPO shares that Chief Executive Officer owns now total 6,361,730.
Among the insiders who sold shares, BRADLEY S JACOBS disposed of 50,000 shares on Jul 19 at a per-share price of $51.29. This resulted in the Chief Executive Officer holding 6,411,730 shares of XPO after the transaction. In another insider transaction, BRADLEY S JACOBS sold 6,471 shares at $50.06 per share on Jul 18. Company shares held by the Chief Executive Officer now total 6,461,730.
Even though price targets are rarely accurate, they do tend to exert some kind of influence from time to time and are often considered important by markets. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for XPO in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $43.00 with high estimates of $55.00 and low estimates of $35.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, XPO has a high of $47.31 and a low of $24.75.
As of this writing, XPO has an earnings estimate of $0.65 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 14 estimates, with a high estimate of $0.77 per share and a lower estimate of $0.47. The company reported an EPS of $0.99 in the last quarter, which was -26.70% lower than expectations of $1.35.
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In a balance sheet, you can see what assets and liabilities the company has, as well as how much equity investors have invested. These figures can be used to calculate a company’s financial ratios to give investors a better idea of its prospects.
The risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading may be slightly higher than the regular market hours. The reason is that extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular security due to lower liquidity and higher volatility as issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. Currently, 23 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for XPO is Sell with a score of 3.94. A total of 11 analysts rated the stock as Buy while 3 rated it as Overweight while 8 rated it as Hold. Among the other participants, 1 thought the stock was Underweight and 0 thought it should be Sold.