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NASDAQ:WERN

Werner Enterprises (WERN) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$40.12
-0.60 (-1.47%)
(As of 02/26/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$40.02
$40.62
50-Day Range
$39.37
$43.02
52-Week Range
$35.02
$47.72
Volume
458,350 shs
Average Volume
635,146 shs
Market Capitalization
$2.54 billion
P/E Ratio
22.80
Dividend Yield
1.40%
Price Target
$44.92

Werner Enterprises MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.33 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
12.0% Upside
$44.92 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
3.78% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-6.24
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.58mentions of Werner Enterprises in the last 14 days
Based on 4 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
37.50%
From $2.16 to $2.97 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.47 out of 5 stars

Transportation Sector

17th out of 113 stocks

Trucking, Except Local Industry

4th out of 12 stocks


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About Werner Enterprises Stock (NASDAQ:WERN)

Werner Enterprises, Inc., a transportation and logistics company, engages in transporting truckload shipments of general commodities in interstate and intrastate commerce in the United States, Mexico, and internationally. It operates through Truckload Transportation Services and Werner Logistics segments. The Truckload Transportation Services segment operates medium-to-long-haul van fleet that transports various consumer nondurable products and other commodities in truckload quantities using dry van trailers; the expedited fleet, which offers time-sensitive truckload services using driver teams; regional short-haul fleet that provides comparable truckload van service in the United States; and temperature controlled fleet, which offers truckload services for temperature sensitive products using temperature-controlled trailers. It transports retail store merchandise, consumer products, food and beverage products, and manufactured products. The Werner Logistics segment provides non-asset-based transportation and logistics services, including truck brokerage; logistics management services and solutions; rail transportation through alliances with rail and drayage providers; and residential and commercial deliveries of large or heavy items using liftgate straight truck. As of December 31, 2022, the company had a fleet of 8,600 trucks, which included 8,305 company-operated, as well as 295 owned and operated by independent contractors;29,965 company-owned trailers that comprised dry vans, flatbeds, temperature-controlled, and other trailers. Werner Enterprises, Inc. was founded in 1956 and is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska.

WERN Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 1/17 Dividend
12/29/2023
Dividend Payable
1/17/2024
Last Earnings
2/05/2024
Today
2/27/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/01/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Trucking, except local
Sub-Industry
Trucking
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:WERN
CUSIP
95075510
Employees
10,249
Year Founded
1956

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$44.92
High Stock Price Target
$59.00
Low Stock Price Target
$37.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+12.0%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.33
Research Coverage
9 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$112.38 million
Pretax Margin
4.50%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$3.28 billion
Cash Flow
$6.57 per share
Book Value
$24.11 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
62,634,000
Market Cap
$2.54 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.80

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Derek J. Leathers (Age 54)
    Chairman & CEO
    Comp: $2.26M
  • Mr. James L. Johnson (Age 60)
    Executive VP & Chief Accounting Officer
    Comp: $830.84k
  • Mr. Jim S. Schelble (Age 63)
    Executive VP & Chief Administrative Officer
    Comp: $756.59k
  • Mr. H. Marty Nordlund (Age 62)
    Executive Vice President of Strategic Partnerships
    Comp: $797.69k
  • Mr. Nathan J. Meisgeier (Age 49)
    President & Chief Legal Officer
  • Mr. Clarence L. Werner (Age 86)
    Founder & Chairman Emeritus
    Comp: $346.14k
  • Mr. Christopher D. Wikoff (Age 49)
    Executive VP, Treasurer & CFO
  • Mr. Eric J. Downing (Age 51)
    Executive VP & COO
  • Mr. Daragh P. Mahon (Age 55)
    Executive VP & Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. Fred Thayer
    Associate Vice President of Corporate Brand & Communications














WERN Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Werner Enterprises stock right now?

9 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Werner Enterprises in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" WERN shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in WERN, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Werner Enterprises' stock price target for 2024?

9 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Werner Enterprises' stock. Their WERN share price targets range from $37.00 to $59.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $44.92 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 12.0% from the stock's current price.
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How have WERN shares performed in 2024?

Werner Enterprises' stock was trading at $42.37 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, WERN stock has decreased by 5.3% and is now trading at $40.12.
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Are investors shorting Werner Enterprises?

Werner Enterprises saw a decrease in short interest during the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 2,360,000 shares, a decrease of 9.9% from the January 15th total of 2,620,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 531,400 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.4 days. Approximately 3.8% of the company's shares are short sold.
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When is Werner Enterprises' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 1st 2024.
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How were Werner Enterprises' earnings last quarter?

Werner Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:WERN) issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, February, 5th. The transportation company reported $0.39 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.44 by $0.05. The transportation company earned $821.90 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $820.90 million. Werner Enterprises had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.17% and a net margin of 3.42%. The business's revenue was down 4.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.99 earnings per share.

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

Werner Enterprises announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, November 6th. Investors of record on Tuesday, January 2nd will be given a dividend of $0.14 per share on Wednesday, January 17th. This represents a $0.56 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.40%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, December 29th.
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Is Werner Enterprises a good dividend stock?

Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN) pays an annual dividend of $0.56 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.38%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 3 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 31.82%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, WERN will have a dividend payout ratio of 18.86% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What is C.L. Werner's approval rating as Werner Enterprises' CEO?

201 employees have rated Werner Enterprises Chief Executive Officer C.L. Werner on Glassdoor.com. C.L. Werner has an approval rating of 82% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of Werner Enterprises own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Werner Enterprises investors own include Xtrackers California Municipal Bond ETF (CA), BlackRock (BLK), Endologix (ELGX), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Athabasca Oil (ATH), NIC (EGOV), Micron Technology (MU), Zoetis (ZTS), STMicroelectronics (STM) and Accenture (ACN).

Who are Werner Enterprises' major shareholders?

Werner Enterprises' stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.13%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (6.27%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (6.01%), Nuance Investments LLC (3.58%), Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (2.17%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.34%). Insiders that own company stock include Carmen A Tapio, Jim S Schelble and Scott C Arves.
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How do I buy shares of Werner Enterprises?

Shares of WERN stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does Werner Enterprises have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Werner Enterprises: American Institute of Trucking Inc., CG&G II Inc., CG&G Inc., Career Path Training Corporation, ECM Transport Group, Fleet Truck Sales Inc. dba Werner Fleet Sales, Gra-Gar LLC, WECC Inc., Werner Enterprises Canada Corporation, Werner Global Logistics (Barbados) SRL, Werner Global Logistics (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., Werner Global Logistics Inc., Werner Global Logistics Mexico S. de R.L. de C.V., Werner Global Logistics U.S. LLC, Werner Global Logistics-Hong Kong Limited, Werner Leasing LLC, Werner Leasing de Mexico S. de R.L. de C.V., Werner Management Inc., Werner Transportation Inc., and Werner de Mexico S. de R.L. de C.V..
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This page (NASDAQ:WERN) was last updated on 2/27/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff