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XPO Logistics Operating Margin %

: 8.51% (As of Jun. 2022)
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Operating Margin % is calculated as Operating Income divided by its Revenue. XPO Logistics's Operating Income for the three months ended in Jun. 2022 was $275 Mil. XPO Logistics's Revenue for the three months ended in Jun. 2022 was $3,232 Mil. Therefore, XPO Logistics's Operating Margin % for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was 8.51%.

Good Sign:

XPO Logistics Inc operating margin is expanding. Margin expansion is usually a good sign.

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

XPO' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.05   Med: 3.22   Max: 5.96
Current: 5.96


XPO's Operating Margin % is ranked worse than
52.07% of 916 companies
in the Transportation industry
Industry Median: 6.43 vs XPO: 5.96

XPO Logistics's 5-Year Average Operating Margin % Growth Rate was 7.10% per year.

XPO Logistics's Operating Income for the three months ended in Jun. 2022 was $275 Mil. Its Operating Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2022 was $795 Mil.


XPO Logistics Operating Margin % Historical Data

The historical data trend for XPO Logistics's Operating Margin % 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.

* Premium members only.

XPO Logistics Annual Data
Trend Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
Operating Margin %
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 3.78 4.07 5.63 3.27 5.25

XPO Logistics Quarterly Data
Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22
Operating Margin % 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 6.21 4.31 5.59 5.50 8.51

Competitive Comparison

For the Integrated Freight & Logistics subindustry, XPO Logistics's Operating Margin %, along with its competitors' market caps and Operating Margin % 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 Operating Margin % Distribution

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

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



XPO Logistics Operating Margin % Calculation

Operating Margin % - also known as operating income margin, operating profit margin and return on sales (ROS) - is the ratio of Operating Income divided by net sales or Revenue, usually presented in percent.

XPO Logistics's Operating Margin % for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2021 is calculated as

Operating Margin %=Operating Income (A: Dec. 2021 ) / Revenue (A: Dec. 2021 )
=672 / 12806
=5.25 %

XPO Logistics's Operating Margin % for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 is calculated as

Operating Margin %=Operating Income (Q: Jun. 2022 ) / Revenue (Q: Jun. 2022 )
=275 / 3232
=8.51 %

* 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.


XPO Logistics  (NYSE:XPO) Operating Margin % Explanation

Just like Gross Margin %, it is important to see a company maintains its operating margin over time. Among the same industry, a company with higher operating margin is more efficient in its operation. It is also more stable during industry slowdown or recessions. Peter Lynch prefers those with higher margins than those with lower margins.


Be Aware

Operating Margin % can be manipulated by adjusting the rate of depreciation, depletion and amortization (DDA).

If a company is facing competition, its Operating Margin % may decline. Often the Operating Margin % declines well before the company's Revenue or even profit decline. Therefore, Operating Margin % is a very important indicator of whether the company is facing problems.

For instance, by 2012, Nokia (NOK)'s problems were well known and its stock had lost more than 90% of its market value since 2007. But Nokia’s Operating Margin % had already been in decline since 2002, although its Earnings per Share (Diluted) were still rising. Investors who paid attention to Operating Margin % would have avoided this huge loss. The same can be said for Research-in-Motion (RIMM).

Therefore, Operating Margin % is a very important screening filter for GuruFocus. GuruFocus's Buffett-Munger screener requires that the profit margin is either consistent or expanding. The Model Portfolio of the Buffett-Munger screener has outperformed the market every year since inception in 2009.


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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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