Werner Enterprises Company Profile (NASDAQ:WERN)

About Werner Enterprises

Werner Enterprises logoWerner Enterprises, Inc. is a transportation and logistics company. The Company is engaged in transporting truckload shipments of general commodities in both interstate and intrastate commerce. The Company operates through two segments: Truckload Transportation Services (Truckload) and Value Added Services (VAS). The Company also provides logistics services through its VAS division. Truckload segment comprises the One-Way Truckload and Specialized Services units. The Company's VAS segment is a non-asset-based transportation and logistics provider. VAS comprises operating units that provide non-trucking services to its customers, including truck brokerage, freight management, the intermodal unit and Werner Global Logistics international. The Company has a fleet of approximately 7,450 trucks, of which over 6,640 are Company-operated and over 810 are owned and operated by independent contractors. Its VAS division operates over 60 additional intermodal drayage trucks.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Transportation
  • Industry: Trucking
  • Sub-Industry: Trucking
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: WERN
  • CUSIP: 95075510
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $27.55
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $27.40
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $25.46
  • 52-Week Range: $21.35 - $29.05
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 25.28
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.10
  • P/E Growth: 1.60
  • Market Cap: $1.99B
  • Outstanding Shares: 72,166,000
  • Beta: 0.69
  • Net Margins: 3.94%
  • Return on Equity: 8.14%
  • Return on Assets: 4.62%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.16%
  • Current Ratio: 1.74%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.68%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 14 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.06)
Consensus Price Target: $26.25 (4.55% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/10/2017Stifel NicolausUpgradeSell -> Hold$25.00 -> $28.00View Rating Details
1/31/2017Deutsche Bank AGDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
1/31/2017Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$21.00 -> $27.00View Rating Details
12/16/2016Seaport Global SecuritiesInitiated CoverageNeutralView Rating Details
11/10/2016KeyCorpReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
10/21/2016Cowen and CompanyLower Price TargetMarket Perform$22.00 -> $21.00View Rating Details
9/12/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$24.00 -> $26.00View Rating Details
8/18/2016Morgan StanleySet Price TargetBuy$27.00View Rating Details
7/11/2016Citigroup Inc.Lower Price TargetNeutral$25.00 -> $24.00View Rating Details
6/26/2016Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
6/22/2016Susquehanna Bancshares IncReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
6/21/2016Bank of America CorpDowngradeNeutral -> UnderperformView Rating Details
6/21/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoDowngradeOverweight -> Neutral$30.00 -> $23.00View Rating Details
6/21/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetOutperform$32.00 -> $28.00View Rating Details
6/7/2016BB&T CorporationDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
6/3/2016Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageHold$28.00View Rating Details
3/14/2016Avondale PartnersDowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$28.00View Rating Details
2/1/2016Raymond James Financial, Inc.UpgradeOutperform -> Strong-Buy$34.00View Rating Details
1/29/2016NomuraReiterated RatingNeutral$31.00 -> $28.00View Rating Details
12/18/2015Robert W. BairdLower Price Target$29.00 -> $28.00View Rating Details
10/21/2015StephensLower Price TargetEqual Weight$33.00 -> $30.00View Rating Details
4/23/2015Wolfe ResearchDowngradeOutperform -> Peer PerformView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/22/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
1/30/2017Q416$0.26$0.30$510.32 million$518.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/20/2016Q316$0.26$0.26$500.46 million$508.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/21/2016Q2$0.23$0.25$499.50 million$498.68 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/20/2016Q1$0.32$0.28$494.68 million$482.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/28/2016Q4$0.46$0.51$547.55 million$528.75 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/20/2015Q3$0.43$0.44$548.59 million$534.45 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/20/2015Q2$0.42$0.44$539.65 million$534.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/22/2015Q115$0.31$0.32$510.74 million$495.65 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/29/2015Q414$0.38$0.45$553.30 million$551.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/20/2014Q314$0.36$0.36$542.95 million$551.96 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/21/2014Q214$0.35$0.35$524.14 million$542.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/21/2014Q114$0.21$0.20$500.27 million$492.02 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/28/2014Q413$0.29$0.30$512.60 million$517.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/17/2013Q313$0.29$0.29$503.82 million$511.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/22/2013Q2 2013$0.37$0.35$519.28 million$506.65 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/22/2013Q1 2013$0.28$0.24$505.99 million$492.89 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/28/2013Q4 2012$0.35$0.35$509.27 million$509.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/17/2012$0.35$0.34ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/18/2012$0.42$0.42ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/18/2012$0.29$0.29ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2012$0.39$0.40ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/18/2011$0.40$0.40ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/20/2011$0.34$0.38ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/20/2011$0.21$0.22ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2011$0.31$0.33ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.20 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.44 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20162$0.33$0.33$0.33
Q2 20162$0.23$0.39$0.31
Q3 20162$0.24$0.28$0.26
Q4 20162$0.21$0.29$0.25
Q1 20171$0.18$0.18$0.18
Q2 20172$0.26$0.28$0.27
Q3 20171$0.30$0.30$0.30
Q4 20172$0.36$0.37$0.37
Q4 20181$0.40$0.40$0.40
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN)
Annual Dividend:$0.24
Dividend Yield:0.87%
Payout Ratio:22.02% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
20.00% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
16.67% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 34.80%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 63.79%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
11/10/2016Kenneth M BirdDirectorBuy600$26.05$15,630.00View SEC Filing  
4/24/2015Robert E Synowicki JrVPSell3,500$29.78$104,230.00View SEC Filing  
2/19/2015Gary L WernerChairmanSell5,007$31.36$157,019.52View SEC Filing  
2/19/2015Gregory L WernerCEOSell5,053$31.37$158,512.61View SEC Filing  
2/18/2015John J SteeleCFOSell15,000$31.04$465,600.00View SEC Filing  
12/9/2014Gary L WernerChairmanSell11,355$29.48$334,745.40View SEC Filing  
12/9/2014Gregory L WernerCEOSell10,344$29.42$304,320.48View SEC Filing  
11/6/2014Jim S SchelbleVPSell10,000$28.03$280,300.00View SEC Filing  
10/27/2014H Marty NordlundVPSell10,000$26.33$263,300.00View SEC Filing  
6/20/2014Jim S SchelbleVPSell10,000$26.74$267,400.00View SEC Filing  
6/2/2014Robert E Synowicki JrVPSell5,000$26.40$132,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/8/2014James MullenVPSell4,397$25.56$112,387.32View SEC Filing  
5/7/2014James MullenVPSell5,603$25.50$142,876.50View SEC Filing  
2/25/2014H Marty NordlundVPSell10,000$26.07$260,700.00View SEC Filing  
2/14/2014Robert Synowicki, Jr.VPSell5,000$26.07$130,350.00View SEC Filing  
2/7/2014Jim SchelbleVPSell15,000$25.77$386,550.00View SEC Filing  
2/5/2014John SteeleCFOSell20,000$25.51$510,200.00View SEC Filing  
12/18/2013James Lynn JohnsonVPSell4,400$24.99$109,956.00View SEC Filing  
12/17/2013Derek LeathersCOOSell17,500$24.57$429,975.00View SEC Filing  
12/17/2013Jim SchelbleVPSell15,000$24.53$367,950.00View SEC Filing  
12/10/2013James Lynn JohnsonVPSell10,600$24.37$258,322.00View SEC Filing  
12/6/2013Gary WernerChairmanSell4,500$24.18$108,810.00View SEC Filing  
12/6/2013Gregory WernerCEOSell7,589$24.13$183,122.57View SEC Filing  
5/30/2013Robert E Synowicki JrVPSell10,000$25.22$252,200.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN)
News IconTruckload Chiefs Hold Out Hope for Business Upswing This Year (NASDAQ:WERN)
www.ttnews.com - February 20 at 8:11 AM
4-traders.com logoWerner Enterprises : Controversial trucking facility headed to Palmer Township Planning Commission with revisions (NASDAQ:WERN)
www.4-traders.com - February 14 at 7:02 AM
streetinsider.com logoForm 4 WERNER ENTERPRISES INC For: Feb 08 Filed by: LEATHERS DEREK J (NASDAQ:WERN)
www.streetinsider.com - February 12 at 7:04 AM
realistinvestor.com logoResearch Analysts Set Werner Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:WERN) Price Target at $27.09 (NASDAQ:WERN)
www.realistinvestor.com - February 12 at 7:04 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWerner Enterprises to Participate in the J.P. Morgan Aviation, Transportation and Industrials Conference (NASDAQ:WERN)
finance.yahoo.com - February 9 at 6:41 AM
law360.com logoJudge Trims Sleep Time Claim In Werner Trucker Break Suit (NASDAQ:WERN)
www.law360.com - February 5 at 3:57 AM
News IconWerner Profits Drop 40% But Still Top Analyst Forecasts (NASDAQ:WERN)
ttnews.com - February 1 at 7:25 AM
4-traders.com logoWerner Enterprises : beats Street 4Q forecasts (NASDAQ:WERN)
www.4-traders.com - February 1 at 7:25 AM
rttnews.com logoWerner Enterprises Inc. (WERN) Is Up After Q4 Profit Topped Expectations (NASDAQ:WERN)
www.rttnews.com - February 1 at 7:25 AM
News IconPrice target on Werner Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:WERN) Boosted By $5 (NASDAQ:WERN)
stockmarketdaily.co - February 1 at 7:25 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoWerner Enterprises Reports Fourth Quarter and Annual 2016 Revenues and Earnings (NASDAQ:WERN)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 31 at 7:56 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo4:11 pm Werner Enterprises beats by $0.04, beats on revs (NASDAQ:WERN)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 31 at 7:56 AM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoWerner beats Street 4Q forecasts (NASDAQ:WERN)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - January 31 at 7:56 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWerner Enterprises beats on top & bottom lines (NASDAQ:WERN)
finance.yahoo.com - January 31 at 7:56 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ4 2016 Werner Enterprises Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close (NASDAQ:WERN)
biz.yahoo.com - January 30 at 9:52 AM
capitalcube.com logoWerner Enterprises, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : WERN-US : January 26, 2017 (NASDAQ:WERN)
www.capitalcube.com - January 27 at 6:44 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWerner Enterprises to Participate in the Stifel Transportation and Logistics Conference (NASDAQ:WERN)
finance.yahoo.com - January 27 at 6:44 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoWERNER ENTERPRISES INC Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NASDAQ:WERN)
biz.yahoo.com - January 27 at 6:44 AM
News IconNo plans to lobby for longer twin-trailers in '17, ATA says (NASDAQ:WERN)
www.dcvelocity.com - January 25 at 9:35 PM
bloomberg.com logoMexican Cement Maker Poised to Profit From Trump’s Wall (NASDAQ:WERN)
www.bloomberg.com - January 25 at 9:35 PM
4-traders.com logoWerner Enterprises, Inc. : annual earnings release (NASDAQ:WERN)
www.4-traders.com - January 25 at 9:35 PM
News IconCarriers Seek FMCSA Approval to Use Hair Drug Screen Test for Truckers (NASDAQ:WERN)
www.trucks.com - January 24 at 2:56 AM
News Icon6 Carriers Ask To Be Allowed To Do Hair Testing (NASDAQ:WERN)
www.gobytrucknews.com - January 19 at 9:28 PM
News IconBig fleets ask FMCSA for waiver to use only hair testing in drug screens (NASDAQ:WERN)
fleetowner.com - January 19 at 7:53 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWerner Enterprises Celebrates 25,000th Veteran Hire (NASDAQ:WERN)
finance.yahoo.com - January 17 at 3:54 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - January 13 at 3:17 PM
capitalcube.com logoWerner Enterprises, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:WERN) : January 11, 2017 (NASDAQ:WERN)
www.capitalcube.com - January 11 at 3:37 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWerner Enterprises Professional Driver Named ATA Road Team Captain (NASDAQ:WERN)
finance.yahoo.com - January 11 at 3:37 PM
capitalcube.com logoWerner Enterprises, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : WERN-US : January 10, 2017 (NASDAQ:WERN)
www.capitalcube.com - January 10 at 4:09 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWerner Celebrates 35,000th Apprenticeship Program Enrollee (NASDAQ:WERN)
finance.yahoo.com - January 10 at 4:09 PM
realistinvestor.com logoResearch Analysts Set Werner Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:WERN) Price Target at $26.545 (NASDAQ:WERN)
www.realistinvestor.com - January 7 at 6:26 AM
einnews.com logoFormer Cowboys WR Terrell Owens named 2017 Hall of Fame finalist; Jimmy Johnson, Darren Woodson miss cut (NASDAQ:WERN)
brazilbusiness.einnews.com - January 4 at 7:44 AM
publicnow.com logoWerner Enterprises Announces Upcoming Release of Fourth Quarter and Annual 2016 Earnings (NASDAQ:WERN)
www.publicnow.com - January 4 at 7:44 AM
News IconLocal 1185 Union Carpenter Recovers Settlement After Truck Accident (NASDAQ:WERN)
www.theherald-news.com - December 21 at 11:32 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoWerner Enterprises downgraded by Stifel (NASDAQ:WERN)
us.rd.yahoo.com - December 17 at 6:08 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWerner Enterprises Named a 2016 FL100+ Top Software and Technology Provider (NASDAQ:WERN)
finance.yahoo.com - December 17 at 6:08 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWerner Enterprises Unveils Laredo Terminal Expansion (NASDAQ:WERN)
finance.yahoo.com - December 15 at 7:21 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoWERNER ENTERPRISES INC Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers (NASDAQ:WERN)
biz.yahoo.com - December 8 at 4:35 PM
News IconIs Werner Enterprises, Inc. (WERN) Going to Burn These Hedge Funds? (NASDAQ:WERN)
feedproxy.google.com - December 4 at 4:40 PM
streetinsider.com logoForm 4 WERNER ENTERPRISES INC For: Nov 30 Filed by: SCHELBLE JIM S (NASDAQ:WERN)
www.streetinsider.com - December 4 at 8:10 AM
streetinsider.com logoForm 4 WERNER ENTERPRISES INC For: Nov 28 Filed by: MULLEN JAMES A (NASDAQ:WERN)
www.streetinsider.com - December 1 at 1:39 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWerner Enterprises Celebrates 10 Years in China (NASDAQ:WERN)
finance.yahoo.com - November 17 at 7:58 PM
4-traders.com logoWERNER ENTERPRISES INC : Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and Exhibits (form 8-K) (NASDAQ:WERN)
www.4-traders.com - November 15 at 9:06 PM
globenewswire.com logoWerner Enterprises to Participate in the Credit Suisse Industrials Conference (NASDAQ:WERN)
www.globenewswire.com - November 15 at 9:06 PM
News IconWerner Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:WERN) Broker Price Targets For The Coming Week (NASDAQ:WERN)
larampadinapoli.com - November 15 at 9:06 PM
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travelguideforeurope.com - November 15 at 9:06 PM
News IconWerner Enterprises Inc. (WERN) Stock Rating Upgraded by TheStreet (NASDAQ:WERN)
myhealthbowl.com - November 15 at 9:06 PM
publicnow.com logoWerner Enterprises Announces Quarterly Dividend (NASDAQ:WERN)
www.publicnow.com - November 15 at 9:06 PM
capitalcube.com logoWerner Enterprises, Inc. :WERN-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2016 By the Numbers : November 14, 2016 (NASDAQ:WERN)
www.capitalcube.com - November 14 at 12:37 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWerner Enterprises Hosts Veterans Day Ceremonies (NASDAQ:WERN)
finance.yahoo.com - November 11 at 8:05 PM


What is Werner Enterprises' stock symbol?

Werner Enterprises trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "WERN."

How often does Werner Enterprises pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Werner Enterprises?

Werner Enterprises declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, February 14th. Shareholders of record on Monday, April 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.06 per share on Tuesday, May 2nd. This represents a $0.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.87%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, April 12th.

Where is Werner Enterprises' stock going? Where will Werner Enterprises' stock price be in 2017?

17 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for Werner Enterprises' stock. Their predictions range from $21.00 to $28.00. On average, they anticipate Werner Enterprises' stock price to reach $26.25 in the next twelve months.

When will Werner Enterprises announce their earnings?

Werner Enterprises is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, April, 18th 2017.

Who owns Werner Enterprises stock?

Werner Enterprises' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (6.81%), State Street Corp (2.33%), AQR Capital Management LLC (1.33%), Two Sigma Investments LP (0.79%), Federated Investors Inc. PA (0.77%) and Royce & Associates LP (0.77%). Company insiders that own Werner Enterprises stock include Kenneth M Bird and Robert E Synowicki Jr.

Who sold Werner Enterprises stock? Who is selling Werner Enterprises stock?

Werner Enterprises' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Royce & Associates LP, AQR Capital Management LLC, Federated Investors Inc. PA, Cipher Capital LP, Comerica Bank, GSA Capital Partners LLP, Horizon Kinetics LLC and AMG Funds LLC.

Who bought Werner Enterprises stock? Who is buying Werner Enterprises stock?

Werner Enterprises' stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Folger Hill Asset Management LP, Precocity Capital LP, Two Sigma Investments LP, J. Goldman & Co LP, Nicholas Co. Inc. WI, State Street Corp, Russell Investments Group Ltd. and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP.

How do I buy Werner Enterprises stock?

Shares of Werner Enterprises can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Werner Enterprises stock cost?

One share of Werner Enterprises stock can currently be purchased for approximately $27.50.

Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN) Chart for Wednesday, February, 22, 2017

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Dividend Payments by Quarter for Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN)

Last Updated on 2/22/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff