NASDAQ:WERN - Werner Enterprises Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$34.95 -0.12 (-0.34 %)
(As of 02/21/2019 02:42 PM ET)
Previous Close$35.07
Today's Range$34.72 - $35.34
52-Week Range$28.67 - $42.80
Volume20,860 shs
Average Volume663,373 shs
Market Capitalization$2.49 billion
P/E Ratio14.69
Dividend Yield1.03%
Beta1.22
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, Canada, China, and Australia. It operates through two segments, Truckload Transportation Services and Werner Logistics. The Truckload Transportation Services segment operates medium-to-long-haul van fleet, which transports various consumer nondurable products and other commodities in truckload quantities using dry van trailers; the expedited fleet that offers time-sensitive truckload services using driver teams; and regional short-haul fleet, which provides comparable truckload van service in the United States. This segment also offers truckload services dedicated to a specific customer, including services for products requiring specialized trailers, such as temperature-controlled trailers. It transports retail store merchandise, consumer products, grocery 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 management of shipments from origin to destination using a combination of air, ocean, truck, and rail transportation modes. As of December 31, 2017, the company had a fleet of 7,435 trucks, which included 6,805 company-operated, as well as 630 owned and operated by independent contractors; 24,500 company-owned trailers that comprised dry vans, flatbeds, temperature-controlled trailers, and other specialized trailers; and 45 intermodal drayage trucks. Werner Enterprises, Inc. was founded in 1956 and is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Trucking, except local
Sub-IndustryTrucking
SectorTransportation
Current SymbolNASDAQ:WERN
CUSIP95075510
Phone402-895-6640

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.46 billion
Cash Flow$5.6553 per share
Book Value$17.76 per share

Profitability

Net Income$168.14 million

Miscellaneous

Employees9,043
Market Cap$2.49 billion
OptionableOptionable

Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN) Frequently Asked Questions

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 15th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, January 2nd will be given a dividend of $0.09 per share on Tuesday, January 15th. This represents a $0.36 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.03%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, December 31st. View Werner Enterprises' Dividend History.

How were Werner Enterprises' earnings last quarter?

Werner Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:WERN) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February, 6th. The transportation company reported $0.75 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.68 by $0.07. The transportation company earned $646.40 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $649.70 million. Werner Enterprises had a net margin of 6.84% and a return on equity of 14.00%. The company's revenue was up 13.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.42 earnings per share. View Werner Enterprises' Earnings History.

When is Werner Enterprises' next earnings date?

Werner Enterprises is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 18th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Werner Enterprises.

What price target have analysts set for WERN?

15 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Werner Enterprises' shares. Their forecasts range from $35.00 to $50.00. On average, they expect Werner Enterprises' stock price to reach $41.6154 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 19.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Werner Enterprises.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Werner Enterprises?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Werner Enterprises in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 8 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Werner Enterprises.

Has Werner Enterprises been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about WERN stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Werner Enterprises earned a media sentiment score of 0.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the transportation company a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of Werner Enterprises' key competitors?

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), Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (ANW), Gran Tierra Energy (GTE), Micron Technology (MU) and Transocean (RIG).

Who are Werner Enterprises' key executives?

Werner Enterprises' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Derek J. Leathers, Pres & CEO (Age 49)
  • Mr. John J. Steele, Exec. VP, Treasurer & CFO (Age 61)
  • Mr. H. Marty Nordlund, Sr. EVP & COO (Age 57)
  • Mr. James L. Johnson, Exec. VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Corp. Sec. (Age 55)
  • Mr. Jim S. Schelble, Exec. VP & Chief Admin. Officer (Age 58)

Who are Werner Enterprises' major shareholders?

Werner Enterprises' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (8.21%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.41%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (5.08%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.58%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (2.41%) and South Texas Money Management Ltd. (1.18%). Company insiders that own Werner Enterprises stock include Derek J Leathers, Diane K Duren, H Marty Nordlund and Jim S Schelble. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Werner Enterprises.

Which major investors are selling Werner Enterprises stock?

WERN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Stifel Financial Corp, Hodges Capital Management Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Pinnacle Associates Ltd., Millennium Management LLC and Barclays PLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Werner Enterprises.

Which major investors are buying Werner Enterprises stock?

WERN stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Investment Counselors of Maryland LLC, South Texas Money Management Ltd., Victory Capital Management Inc., LSV Asset Management, Two Sigma Investments LP, Two Sigma Advisers LP, Royce & Associates LP and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Werner Enterprises.

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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Werner Enterprises' stock price today?

One share of WERN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $34.96.

How big of a company is Werner Enterprises?

Werner Enterprises has a market capitalization of $2.49 billion and generates $2.46 billion in revenue each year. The transportation company earns $168.14 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.38 on an earnings per share basis. Werner Enterprises employs 9,043 workers across the globe.

What is Werner Enterprises' official website?

The official website for Werner Enterprises is http://www.werner.com.

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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ WERN)

Community Ranking:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  308 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  556 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  864
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Werner Enterprises and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WERN will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe WERN will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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