GXO Logistics (GXO) vs. Its Peers Critical Analysis

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

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares GXO Logistics and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
GXO Logistics $7.94 billion $153.00 million 33.97
GXO Logistics Competitors $3.49 billion $133.55 million 19.45

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.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

91.3% of GXO Logistics shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 58.9% of shares of all “Transportation services” companies are held by institutional investors. 19.3% of shares of all “Transportation services” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for GXO Logistics and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
GXO Logistics 0 4 11 0 2.73
GXO Logistics Competitors 199 1032 1726 45 2.54

GXO Logistics presently has a consensus price target of $97.64, indicating a potential upside of 89.12%. As a group, “Transportation services” companies have a potential upside of 29.50%. Given GXO Logistics’ stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe GXO Logistics is more favorable than its peers.


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 -2,284.25% -105.32% -6.99%


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

About GXO Logistics (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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