XPO Logistics Inc (XPO) stock has gained 7.25% over the past week and gets a Neutral rating from InvestorsObserver's Sentiment Indicator.
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Recent trends are a good indator of current market sentiments. In its most basic form, stocks that are trending up are desirable by investors while stocks currently falling must be unattractive.
InvestorsObserver's Sentimental Indicator tracks both changes in price and volume to analyze the most recent trends. Typically an increase in volume indicates ongoing trends are getting stronger, while a decrease in volume usually signals an end to the current trend.
Available options can also represent current sentiments for a given stock. Since investors are able to bet on future trends of stocks using options, we consider the ratio of calls to puts when analyzing market sentiments .
What's Happening With XPO Stock Today?
XPO Logistics Inc (XPO) stock is trading at $80.46 as of 3:25 PM on Friday, Aug 7, a gain of $3.62, or 4.71% from the previous closing price of $76.84. The stock has traded between $76.89 and $80.55 so far today. Volume today is 1,118,343 compared to average volume of 1,283,667.
More About XPO Logistics Inc
XPO Logistics is a global transportation and logistics company. After a few large acquisitions in 2015, roughly 65% of XPO's gross revenue now comes from transportation operations, including asset-light truck brokerage, intermodal, last mile, and global forwarding, as well as asset-based truckload and less-than-truckload shipping services in both North America and Europe. Its global contract logistics division (including warehousing and distribution services), which has a large presence in Europe, constitutes 35% of sales.