Werner Enterprises Stock Forecast, Price & News

-1.09 (-2.43 %)
(As of 06/17/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume510,703 shs
Average Volume573,868 shs
Market Capitalization$2.97 billion
P/E Ratio15.67
Dividend Yield0.89%
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About Werner Enterprises

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 in two segments, Truckload Transportation Services and Werner Logistics. 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; management of shipments from origin to destination using a combination of air, ocean, truck, and rail transportation modes; and home and business deliveries of large or heavy items using liftgate straight truck. As of December 31, 2020, the company had a fleet of 7,830 trucks, which included 7,390 company-operated, as well as 440 owned and operated by independent contractors; 24,400 company-owned trailers that comprised dry vans, flatbeds, and temperature-controlled and other specialized trailers; and 31 intermodal drayage trucks. Werner Enterprises, Inc. was founded in 1956 and is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska.


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Overall MarketRank

2.06 out of 5 stars

Transportation Sector

27th out of 249 stocks

Trucking, Except Local Industry

7th out of 22 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.2Community Rank: 1.9Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Werner Enterprises a buy right now?

18 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Werner Enterprises in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 8 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" Werner Enterprises stock. 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 stocks does MarketBeat like better than Werner Enterprises?

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When is Werner Enterprises' next earnings date?

Werner Enterprises is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 4th 2021.
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How were Werner Enterprises' earnings last quarter?

Werner Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:WERN) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April, 28th. The transportation company reported $0.68 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.63 by $0.05. The transportation company had revenue of $616.45 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $610.80 million. Werner Enterprises had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 16.78% and a net margin of 8.03%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 4.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.40 EPS.
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How has Werner Enterprises' stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Werner Enterprises' stock was trading at $32.21 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, WERN stock has increased by 35.7% and is now trading at $43.71.
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How often does Werner Enterprises pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Werner Enterprises?

Werner Enterprises declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 12th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, July 6th will be given a dividend of $0.12 per share on Tuesday, July 20th. This represents a $0.48 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.10%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, July 2nd. This is a positive change from Werner Enterprises's previous quarterly dividend of $0.10.
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Is Werner Enterprises a good dividend stock?

Werner Enterprises pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.89%. Werner Enterprises does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Werner Enterprises is 15.44%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Werner Enterprises will have a dividend payout ratio of 11.53% next year. This indicates that Werner Enterprises will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for WERN?

18 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Werner Enterprises' stock. Their forecasts range from $36.00 to $64.00. On average, they expect Werner Enterprises' stock price to reach $49.29 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 12.8% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Werner Enterprises' key executives?

Werner Enterprises' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Derek J. Leathers, Pres, CEO & Chairman (Age 51, Pay $2.01M)
  • Mr. Clarence L. Werner, Founder & Chairman Emeritus (Age 83, Pay $346.14k)
  • Mr. John J. Steele, Exec. VP, Treasurer & CFO (Age 63, Pay $592k)
  • Mr. H. Marty Nordlund, Sr. Exec. VP & COO (Age 59, Pay $785.28k)
  • Mr. James L. Johnson, Exec. VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Corp. Sec. (Age 57, Pay $683.91k)
  • Mr. Jim S. Schelble, Exec. VP & Chief Admin. Officer (Age 60, Pay $700.21k)
  • Mr. Daragh P. Mahon, Exec. VP & Chief Information Officer (Age 52)
  • Mr. Nathan J. Meisgeier, Exec. VP & Chief Legal Officer (Age 47)
  • Mr. Fred Thayer, Associate VP of Corp. Brand & Communications
  • Mr. Skip Schollaert, Sr. VP of Brokerage & Intermodal Operations

What is C.L. Werner's approval rating as Werner Enterprises' CEO?

201 employees have rated Werner Enterprises CEO C.L. Werner on C.L. Werner has an approval rating of 82% among Werner Enterprises' employees.

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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 CA (CA), BlackRock (BLK), Endologix (ELGX), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Athabasca Oil (ATH), NIC (EGOV), Micron Technology (MU), Zoetis (ZTS), STMicroelectronics (STM) and Accenture (ACN).

What is Werner Enterprises' stock symbol?

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

Who are Werner Enterprises' major shareholders?

Werner Enterprises' stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (12.54%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.47%), Prudential Financial Inc. (2.51%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.23%), Geode Capital Management LLC (2.15%) and AQR Capital Management LLC (1.61%). Company insiders that own Werner Enterprises stock include Clarence L Werner, H Marty Nordlund, James Lynn Johnson and Jim S Schelble.
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Which institutional investors are selling Werner Enterprises stock?

WERN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Victory Capital Management Inc., Nuance Investments LLC, UBS Asset Management Americas Inc., D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Schroder Investment Management Group, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, and Northern Trust Corp. Company insiders that have sold Werner Enterprises company stock in the last year include H Marty Nordlund, and Jim S Schelble.
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Which institutional investors are buying Werner Enterprises stock?

WERN stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Boston Partners, Standard Life Aberdeen plc, LSV Asset Management, Hillcrest Asset Management LLC, Investment Counselors of Maryland LLC, and Morgan Stanley.
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How do I buy shares of Werner Enterprises?

Shares of WERN can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Werner Enterprises' stock price today?

One share of WERN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $43.71.

How much money does Werner Enterprises make?

Werner Enterprises has a market capitalization of $2.97 billion and generates $2.37 billion in revenue each year. The transportation company earns $169.08 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.59 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Werner Enterprises have?

Werner Enterprises employs 9,342 workers across the globe.

When was Werner Enterprises founded?

Werner Enterprises was founded in 1956.

What is Werner Enterprises' official website?

The official website for Werner Enterprises is

Where are Werner Enterprises' headquarters?

Werner Enterprises is headquartered at 14507 FRONTIER ROAD, OMAHA NE, 68145.

How can I contact Werner Enterprises?

Werner Enterprises' mailing address is 14507 FRONTIER ROAD, OMAHA NE, 68145. The transportation company can be reached via phone at 402-895-6640 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 6/18/2021 by Staff
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