January 13, 2018 – By Darrin Black
The stock of XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE:XPO) hit a new 52-week high and has $100.71 target or 6.00% above today’s $95.01 share price. The 7 months bullish chart indicates low risk for the $11.39B company. The 1-year high was reported on Jan, 13 by Barchart.com. If the $100.71 price target is reached, the company will be worth $683.40M more. The stock increased 0.20% or $0.19 during the last trading session, reaching $95.01. About 1.31M shares traded. XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE:XPO) has risen 103.27% since January 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 86.57% the S&P500.
Ascena Retail Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a specialty retailer of apparel, shoes, and accessories for women and tween girls in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico. The company has market cap of $399.92 million. The firm operates through six divisions: ANN, Justice, Lane Bryant, maurices, dressbarn, and Catherines. It currently has negative earnings. It creates, designs, and develops a range of merchandise, including apparel, accessories, footwear, and intimates; lifestyle products comprising cosmetics and bedroom furnishings; and wear-to-work, sportswear, footwear, and social occasion apparel.
Among 21 analysts covering XPO Logistics (NYSE:XPO), 19 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 90% are positive. XPO Logistics has $120 highest and $33.0 lowest target. $85.38’s average target is -10.14% below currents $95.01 stock price. XPO Logistics had 66 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE:XPO) earned “Buy” rating by Oppenheimer on Wednesday, August 9. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Monday, July 17. The rating was reinitiated by Citigroup with “Buy” on Wednesday, November 4. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Cowen & Co on Tuesday, December 6. On Thursday, February 23 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Outperform”. The stock of XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE:XPO) earned “Outperform” rating by Oppenheimer on Tuesday, August 9. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, August 5 report. JP Morgan maintained the shares of XPO in report on Thursday, October 12 with “Overweight” rating. Deutsche Bank initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, November 2 report. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of XPO in report on Thursday, August 3 with “Buy” rating.
Analysts await XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE:XPO) to report earnings on February, 20. They expect $0.43 earnings per share, up 79.17% or $0.19 from last year’s $0.24 per share. XPO’s profit will be $51.55M for 55.24 P/E if the $0.43 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.59 actual earnings per share reported by XPO Logistics, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -27.12% negative EPS growth.
Investors sentiment increased to 1.83 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.25, from 1.58 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 28 investors sold XPO Logistics, Inc. shares while 76 reduced holdings. 76 funds opened positions while 114 raised stakes. 96.74 million shares or 19.39% more from 81.03 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Sei reported 61,434 shares. Horizon Kinetics Limited Liability Corporation has invested 0.01% in XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE:XPO). 5 are held by Spectrum Management Grp. Holt Cap Ltd Com Dba Holt Cap Prtn Limited Partnership accumulated 31,660 shares. Aperio Group Incorporated Ltd Com, California-based fund reported 11,996 shares. Nuveen Asset Mngmt Lc owns 0.17% invested in XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE:XPO) for 394,088 shares. Bluemar Cap Mgmt Limited Liability has 1.61% invested in XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE:XPO). Envestnet Asset Incorporated holds 0% or 16,726 shares in its portfolio. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale stated it has 0.05% of its portfolio in XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE:XPO). Jennison Associates Limited Company holds 0.02% or 300,000 shares in its portfolio. New York-based Eulav Asset Mgmt has invested 0.08% in XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE:XPO). The New York-based Mutual Of America Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation has invested 0.01% in XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE:XPO). Amundi Pioneer Asset Mgmt stated it has 201,840 shares. Kingdon Mgmt Limited Liability Co has 2.63% invested in XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE:XPO) for 595,465 shares. D E Shaw Co holds 0.2% of its portfolio in XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE:XPO) for 1.95M shares.
XPO Logistics, Inc. provides transportation and logistics services in the United States, North America, France, the United Kingdom, Europe, Asia, and internationally. The company has market cap of $11.39 billion. The companyÂ’s Transportation segment offers freight brokerage, last mile, drayage, expedite, less-than truckload, intermodal, truckload, and forwarding services; and time-critical, time-sensitive, or high priority freight shipment services. It has a 78.91 P/E ratio. The Company’s Logistics segment provides contract logistics services, including engineered and customized solutions, value-added warehousing and distribution, cold chain solutions, omni-channel distribution, reverse logistics, transportation management, freight bill audit and payment, lean manufacturing support, aftermarket support, and supply chain optimization solutions to firms and government agencies.
Golden Gate Private Equity Inc. holds 33.29% of its portfolio in Ascena Retail Group, Inc. for 17.47 million shares. Stadium Capital Management Llc owns 14.75 million shares or 14.89% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Harvest Capital Strategies Llc has 5.57% invested in the company for 11.90 million shares. The Washington-based Icm Asset Management Inc Wa has invested 2.09% in the stock. Towle & Co, a Missouri-based fund reported 4.35 million shares.
Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $2,174 activity.
The stock increased 1.95% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $2.09. About 2.91 million shares traded or 13.40% up from the average. Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (ASNA) has declined 70.94% since January 13, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 87.64% the S&P500.
Ratings analysis reveals 0 of Ascena Retail Group’s analysts are positive. Out of 4 Wall Street analysts rating Ascena Retail Group, 0 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 4 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $7.0 while the high is $7.0. The stock’s average target of $7 is 234.93% above today’s ($2.09) share price. ASNA was included in 4 notes of analysts from September 20, 2016. On Tuesday, September 20 the stock rating was maintained by Telsey Advisory with “Market Perform”. RBC Capital Markets downgraded Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA) on Tuesday, September 20 to “Sector Perform” rating. Goldman Sachs initiated the stock with “Neutral” rating in Thursday, December 15 report. FBR Capital downgraded the shares of ASNA in report on Tuesday, September 20 to “Mkt Perform” rating.
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