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NASDAQ:WERN

Werner Enterprises - WERN Stock Forecast, Price & News

$43.51
+0.52 (+1.21%)
(As of 08/12/2022 09:15 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$42.66
$43.52
50-Day Range
$37.16
$43.96
52-Week Range
$36.29
$48.79
Volume
581,600 shs
Average Volume
743,576 shs
Market Capitalization
$2.76 billion
P/E Ratio
10.80
Dividend Yield
1.20%
Price Target
$47.00

Werner Enterprises MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.42 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
8.0% Upside
$47.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
7.52% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-6.24
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.36mentions of Werner Enterprises in the last 14 days
Based on 12 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
-8.35%
From $3.95 to $3.62 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

1.77 out of 5 stars

Transportation Sector

99th out of 125 stocks

Trucking, Except Local Industry

11th out of 16 stocks

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About Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN) Stock

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, 2021, the company had a fleet of 8,340 trucks, which included 8,050 company-operated, as well as 290 owned and operated by independent contractors;27,225 company-owned trailers that comprised dry vans, flatbeds, temperature-controlled, and other trailers; and 55 intermodal drayage trucks. Werner Enterprises, Inc. was founded in 1956 and is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska.

Analysts Set New Price Targets

A number of brokerages recently commented on WERN. Evercore ISI upped their target price on Werner Enterprises to $43.00 in a research report on Tuesday, August 9th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upped their target price on Werner Enterprises from $42.00 to $43.00 and gave the stock a "neutral" rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 12th. UBS Group reduced their target price on Werner Enterprises from $49.00 to $44.00 and set a "neutral" rating for the company in a research note on Tuesday, July 19th. Barclays reduced their price objective on Werner Enterprises from $50.00 to $47.00 and set an "overweight" rating for the company in a research note on Tuesday, July 12th. Finally, Cowen increased their price objective on Werner Enterprises to $47.00 in a research note on Tuesday, August 9th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company. Based on data from MarketBeat.com, the stock presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $47.00.

Werner Enterprises Price Performance

Shares of Werner Enterprises stock traded up $0.52 during trading on Friday, reaching $43.51. The company's stock had a trading volume of 581,657 shares, compared to its average volume of 549,959. The company has a quick ratio of 1.61, a current ratio of 1.64 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.33. Werner Enterprises has a 12-month low of $36.29 and a 12-month high of $48.79. The company has a market capitalization of $2.76 billion, a P/E ratio of 10.80, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.44 and a beta of 0.79. The business has a 50 day moving average price of $40.13 and a 200-day moving average price of $40.98.

Werner Enterprises Announces Dividend

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, October 18th. Investors of record on Monday, October 3rd will be paid a $0.13 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 30th. This represents a $0.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.20%. Werner Enterprises's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 12.90%.

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WERN Stock News Headlines

Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN) PT Raised to $47.00 at Cowen
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WERN Company Calendar

Last Earnings
10/28/2021
Ex-Dividend for 7/19 Dividend
7/01/2022
Dividend Payable
7/19/2022
Today
8/15/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/27/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Trucking, except local
Sub-Industry
Trucking
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:WERN
CUSIP
95075510
Employees
9,988
Year Founded
1956

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$47.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$56.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$38.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+8.0%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.42
Research Coverage
12 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$259.05 million
Pretax Margin
11.65%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.73 billion
Cash Flow
$7.50 per share
Book Value
$21.19 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
62,911,000
Market Cap
$2.76 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.79

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Derek J. Leathers (Age 52)
    Pres, CEO & Chairman
    Comp: $2.51M
  • Mr. John J. Steele (Age 64)
    Exec. VP, Treasurer & CFO
    Comp: $679.11k
  • Mr. H. Marty Nordlund (Age 60)
    Sr. Exec. VP & COO
    Comp: $913.7k
  • Mr. James L. Johnson (Age 58)
    Exec. VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Corp. Sec.
    Comp: $854.24k
  • Mr. Jim S. Schelble (Age 61)
    Exec. VP & Chief Admin. Officer
    Comp: $835.82k
  • Mr. Clarence L. Werner (Age 84)
    Founder & Chairman Emeritus
  • Mr. Daragh P. Mahon (Age 53)
    Exec. VP & Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. Nathan J. Meisgeier (Age 48)
    Exec. VP & Chief Legal Officer
  • Mr. Fred Thayer
    Associate VP of Corp. Brand & Communications
  • Mr. Skip Schollaert
    Sr. VP of Brokerage & Intermodal Operations













WERN Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Werner Enterprises stock right now?

12 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Werner Enterprises in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 6 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 forecast for 2022?

12 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for Werner Enterprises' shares. Their WERN share price forecasts range from $38.00 to $56.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $47.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 8.0% from the stock's current price.
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How have WERN shares performed in 2022?

Werner Enterprises' stock was trading at $47.66 at the beginning of 2022. Since then, WERN shares have decreased by 8.7% and is now trading at $43.51.
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When is Werner Enterprises' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 27th 2022.
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How were Werner Enterprises' earnings last quarter?

Werner Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:WERN) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 28th. The transportation company reported $0.79 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.95 by $0.16. The transportation company earned $702.89 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $703.12 million. Werner Enterprises had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 18.66% and a net margin of 8.69%. The company's revenue was up 19.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.69 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 Tuesday, August 9th. Investors of record on Monday, October 3rd will be given a dividend of $0.13 per share on Tuesday, October 18th. This represents a $0.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.20%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 30th.
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Is Werner Enterprises a good dividend stock?

Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN) pays an annual dividend of $0.52 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.20%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 2 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 12.90%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, WERN will have a dividend payout ratio of 14.36% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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How will Werner Enterprises' stock buyback program work?

Werner Enterprises declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock repurchase plan on Friday, November 12th 2021, which authorizes the company to repurchase 6,000,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are generally an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

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 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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Victory Capital Management Inc. (4.94%), Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (2.04%), Northern Trust Corp (1.39%), abrdn plc (1.28%), William Blair Investment Management LLC (1.21%) and DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale (1.13%). Insiders that own company stock include Clarence L Werner, H Marty Nordlund, James Lynn Johnson, 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 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 $43.51.

How much money does Werner Enterprises make?

Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN) has a market capitalization of $2.76 billion and generates $2.73 billion in revenue each year. The transportation company earns $259.05 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.03 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Werner Enterprises have?

The company employs 9,988 workers across the globe.

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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When was Werner Enterprises founded?

Werner Enterprises was founded in 1956.

How can I contact Werner Enterprises?

Werner Enterprises' mailing address is 14507 FRONTIER ROAD, OMAHA NE, 68145. The official website for the company is www.werner.com. The transportation company can be reached via phone at (422) 895-6640, via email at invrelations@werner.com, or via fax at 402-895-9104.

This page (NASDAQ:WERN) was last updated on 8/15/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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