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XPO Logistics ROA %

: 6.28% (As of Jun. 2022)
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ROA % is calculated as Net Income divided by its average Total Assets over a certain period of time. XPO Logistics's annualized Net Income for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was $564 Mil. XPO Logistics's average Total Assets over the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was $8,980 Mil. Therefore, XPO Logistics's annualized ROA % for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was 6.28%.

The historical rank and industry rank for XPO Logistics's ROA % or its related term are showing as below:

XPO' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.13   Med: 0.65   Max: 6.84
Current: 6.84

During the past 13 years, XPO Logistics's highest ROA % was 6.84%. The lowest was -8.13%. And the median was 0.65%.

XPO's ROA % is ranked better than
69.5% of 928 companies
in the Transportation industry
Industry Median: 3.37 vs XPO: 6.84

XPO Logistics ROA % Historical Data

The historical data trend for XPO Logistics's ROA % can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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XPO Logistics Annual Data
Trend Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
ROA %
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 2.80 3.39 3.17 0.73 2.70

XPO Logistics Quarterly Data
Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22
ROA % Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 4.03 -1.89 5.66 21.66 6.28

Competitive Comparison

For the Integrated Freight & Logistics subindustry, XPO Logistics's ROA %, along with its competitors' market caps and ROA % data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

XPO Logistics ROA % Distribution

For the Transportation industry and Industrials sector, XPO Logistics's ROA % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where XPO Logistics's ROA % falls into.



XPO Logistics ROA % Calculation

XPO Logistics's annualized ROA % for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2021 is calculated as:

ROA %=Net Income (A: Dec. 2021 )/( (Total Assets (A: Dec. 2020 )+Total Assets (A: Dec. 2021 ))/ count )
=336/( (16177+8707)/ 2 )
=336/12442
=2.70 %

XPO Logistics's annualized ROA % for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 is calculated as:

ROA %=Net Income (Q: Jun. 2022 )/( (Total Assets (Q: Mar. 2022 )+Total Assets (Q: Jun. 2022 ))/ count )
=564/( (9320+8640)/ 2 )
=564/8980
=6.28 %

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

In the calculation of annual ROA %, the net income of the last fiscal year and the average total assets over the fiscal year are used. In calculating the quarterly data, the Net Income data used here is four times the quarterly (Jun. 2022) net income data. ROA % is displayed in the 30-year financial page.


XPO Logistics  (NYSE:XPO) ROA % Explanation

ROA % measures the rate of return on the total assets (shareholder equity plus liabilities). It measures a firm's efficiency at generating profits from shareholders' equity plus its liabilities. ROA % shows how well a company uses what it has to generate earnings. ROA %s can vary drastically across industries. Therefore, ROA % should not be used to compare companies in different industries. For retailers, a ROA % of higher than 5% is expected. For example, Wal-Mart (WMT) has a ROA % of about 8% as of 2012. For banks, ROA % is close to their interest spread. A bank’s ROA % is typically well under 2%.

Similar to ROE, ROA % is affected by profit margins and asset turnover. This can be seen from the Du Pont Formula:

ROA %(Q: Jun. 2022 )
=Net Income/Total Assets
=564/8980
=(Net Income / Revenue)*(Revenue / Total Assets)
=(564 / 12928)*(12928 / 8980)
=Net Margin %*Asset Turnover
=4.36 %*1.4396
=6.28 %

Note: The Net Income data used here is four times the quarterly (Jun. 2022) net income data. The Revenue data used here is four times the quarterly (Jun. 2022) revenue data.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Be Aware

Like ROE, ROA % is calculated with only 12 months data. Fluctuations in the company's earnings or business cycles can affect the ratio drastically. It is important to look at the ratio from a long term perspective. ROA % can be affected by events such as stock buyback or issuance, and by goodwill, a company's tax rate and its interest payment. ROA % may not reflect the true earning power of the assets. A more accurate measurement is ROC % (ROC).

Many analysts argue the higher return the better. Buffett states that really high ROA % may indicate vulnerability in the durability of the competitive advantage.

E.g. Raising $43b to take on KO is impossible, but $1.7b to take on Moody's is. Although Moody's ROA % and underlying economics is far superior to Coca Cola, the durability is far weaker because of lower entry cost.


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XPO Logistics Business Description

XPO Logistics logo
Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
Five American Lane, Greenwich, CT, USA, 06831
XPO Logistics is a diversified trucking and logistics company, built mostly via acquisition (until 2016). Following the third-quarter 2021 spin-off of its global contract logistics division (outsourced warehousing and supply-chain services), XPO's portfolio reflects its transportation operations--asset-based less-than-truckload shipping (33% of gross revenue), asset-light freight brokerage including intermodal and truck brokerage (29%), heavy goods last mile delivery (8%), and its European truckload and LTL operations (24%). The remainder of revenue stems from managed transportation and global forwarding services.
Executives
Brown Christopher Michael officer: Chief Accounting Officer C/O XPO LOGISTICS, INC. FIVE AMERICAN LANE GREENWICH CT 06831
Bradley S Jacobs director, 10 percent owner, officer: Chief Executive Officer C/O XPO LOGISTICS, INC. FIVE AMERICAN LANE GREENWICH CT 06831
Tulsyan Ravi officer: Chief Financial Officer C/O XPO LOGISTICS, INC. FIVE AMERICAN LANE GREENWICH CT 06831
Aiken Jason W director C/O GENERAL DYNAMICS CORPORATION 2941 FAIRVIEW PARK DRIVE, SUITE 100 FALLS CHURCH VA 22042
Kissel Mary E. director C/O XPO LOGISTICS, INC. FIVE AMERICAN LANE GREENWICH CT 06831
Landry Allison director C/O XPO LOGISTICS, INC. FIVE AMERICAN LANE GREENWICH CT 06831
Taylor Johnny Clayton Jr. director C/O XPO LOGISTICS, INC. FIVE AMERICAN LANE GREENWICH CT 06831
Jacobs Private Equity, Llc director, 10 percent owner 350 ROUND HILL ROAD GREENWICH CT 06831
Spruce House Partnership Llc 10 percent owner 435 HUDSON STREET 8TH FLOOR NEW YORK NY 10014
Spruce House Partnership (qp) Lp 10 percent owner 435 HUDSON ST #804 NEW YORK NY 10014
Wyshner David B officer: Chief Financial Officer C/O XPO LOGISTICS, INC. FIVE AMERICAN LANE GREENWICH CT 06831
Rogers Kurt officer: Chief Legal Officer STERICYCLE, INC 2355 WAUKEGAN ROAD BANNOCKBURN IL 60015
Kekedjian Aris director 655 THIRD AVENUE, 8TH FLOOR 10017 NY 10017
Colucci Marlene M director C/O GXO LOGISTICS, INC. TWO AMERICAN LANE GREENWICH CT 06831
Sternberg Zachary 10 percent owner 435 HUDSON STREET SUITE 804 NEW YORK NY 10014

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