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

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$30.65 -0.09 (-0.29 %)
(As of 12/19/2018 10:24 AM ET)
Previous Close$30.65
Today's Range$30.38 - $30.72
52-Week Range$29.85 - $43.95
Volume5,876 shs
Average Volume647,939 shs
Market Capitalization$2.20 billion
P/E Ratio24.08
Dividend Yield1.17%
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

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Trucking, except local
Current SymbolNASDAQ:WERN
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.04
Current Ratio1.41
Quick Ratio1.37


Trailing P/E Ratio24.08
Forward P/E Ratio13.21
P/E Growth0.92

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.12 billion
Price / Sales1.03
Cash Flow$4.2569 per share
Price / Cash Flow7.20
Book Value$16.36 per share
Price / Book1.87


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.27
Net Income$202.88 million
Net Margins10.71%
Return on Equity12.34%
Return on Assets7.86%


Outstanding Shares71,190,000
Market Cap$2.20 billion

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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 15th. Investors of record on Wednesday, January 2nd will be paid a dividend of $0.09 per share on Tuesday, January 15th. This represents a $0.36 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.17%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, December 31st. View Werner Enterprises' Dividend History.

How were Werner Enterprises' earnings last quarter?

Werner Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:WERN) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 18th. The transportation company reported $0.66 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.60 by $0.06. The transportation company had revenue of $629.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $628.71 million. Werner Enterprises had a return on equity of 12.34% and a net margin of 10.71%. The firm's revenue was up 19.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.31 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 Monday, February 4th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Werner Enterprises.

What price target have analysts set for WERN?

16 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Werner Enterprises' stock. Their predictions range from $35.00 to $50.00. On average, they expect Werner Enterprises' share price to reach $41.7143 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 36.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Werner Enterprises.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Werner Enterprises?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Werner Enterprises in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 9 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Werner Enterprises.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Werner Enterprises stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Werner Enterprises stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Werner Enterprises, Inc. is a premier transportation and logistics company. The company is engaged in hauling truckload shipments of general commodities in both interstate and intrastate commerce. The Company operates throughout the 48 contiguous states pursuant to operating authority, both common and contract, granted by the Department of Transportation and pursuant to intrastate authority granted by various states. Werner is among the five largest truckload carriers in the United States, with a diversified portfolio of transportation services that includes dedicated; medium-to-long-haul, regional and expedited van; temperature-controlled. Werner Logistics portfolio includes truck brokerage, freight management, intermodal, international and final mile services. International services are provided through Werner's domestic and global subsidiary companies and include ocean, air and ground transportation; freight forwarding; and customs brokerage. " (12/15/2018)
  • 2. Cowen Inc analysts commented, "We maintain our Buy rating and $67 price target on Texas Roadhouse (TXRH) ahead of the release of 1Q18 (March) results on Monday, April 30. We raise our 1Q18 EPS estimate to $0.74, from $0.71 (vs. $0.76 consensus), as we raise our blended quarterly comp estimate to +5.0%, from +4.7% (vs. +3.9% consensus). We believe there still is room for margin upside this year, which is reflected in our increased 2018 EPS estimate of $2.47, vs. our prior estimate of $2.45 and the $2.39 consensus. In our view, a solid cash position reflects the company’s operational strength." (4/20/2018)

Has Werner Enterprises been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about WERN stock have been trending positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Werner Enterprises earned a news impact score of 3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the transportation company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of Werner Enterprises' key competitors?

Who are Werner Enterprises' key executives?

Werner Enterprises' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Derek J. Leathers, Pres & CEO (Age 48)
  • Mr. John J. Steele, Exec. VP, Treasurer & CFO (Age 60)
  • Mr. H. Marty Nordlund, Sr. EVP & COO (Age 56)
  • Mr. James L. Johnson, Exec. VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Corp. Sec. (Age 54)
  • Mr. Jim S. Schelble, Exec. VP & Chief Admin. Officer (Age 57)

Who are Werner Enterprises' major shareholders?

Werner Enterprises' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.14%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.30%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (6.82%), Vanguard Group Inc. (5.80%), Vanguard Group Inc (5.80%) and Fairpointe Capital LLC (3.51%). 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 institutional investors are selling Werner Enterprises stock?

WERN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alliancebernstein L.P., Victory Capital Management Inc., American Century Companies Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Laurion Capital Management LP, Fairpointe Capital LLC, Putnam Investments LLC and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Werner Enterprises.

Which institutional investors are buying Werner Enterprises stock?

WERN stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, South Texas Money Management Ltd., Morgan Stanley, BlackRock Inc., Vanguard Group Inc and Vanguard Group Inc.. 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 $30.65.

How big of a company is Werner Enterprises?

Werner Enterprises has a market capitalization of $2.20 billion and generates $2.12 billion in revenue each year. The transportation company earns $202.88 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.27 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

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:  302 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  544 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  846
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 12/19/2018 by Staff

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