NASDAQ:WERN - Werner Enterprises Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$39.05 +0.20 (+0.51 %)
(As of 06/20/2018 01:36 AM ET)
Previous Close$38.85
Today's Range$37.55 - $39.15
52-Week Range$28.27 - $43.95
Volume922,500 shs
Average Volume984,732 shs
Market Capitalization$2.83 billion
P/E Ratio30.75
Dividend Yield0.72%
Beta1.01
Werner Enterprises logoWerner 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
SymbolNASDAQ:WERN
CUSIP95075510
Phone402-895-6640

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.06
Current Ratio1.94
Quick Ratio1.89

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio30.75
Forward P/E Ratio19.43
P/E Growth1.34

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.12 billion
Price / Sales1.33
Cash Flow$4.2771 per share
Price / Cash9.13
Book Value$16.36 per share
Price / Book2.39

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.27
Net Income$202.88 million
Net Margins9.86%
Return on Equity9.30%
Return on Assets5.85%

Miscellaneous

Employees9,043
Outstanding Shares72,300,000

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 Wednesday, May 9th. Investors of record on Monday, July 2nd will be paid a dividend of $0.09 per share on Tuesday, July 17th. This represents a $0.36 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.92%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, June 29th. This is an increase from Werner Enterprises's previous quarterly dividend of $0.07. View Werner Enterprises' Dividend History.

How were Werner Enterprises' earnings last quarter?

Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April, 19th. The transportation company reported $0.38 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.36 by $0.02. The transportation company earned $562.68 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $553.72 million. Werner Enterprises had a return on equity of 9.30% and a net margin of 9.86%. Werner Enterprises's revenue was up 12.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.22 EPS. 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, July, 23rd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Werner Enterprises.

What price target have analysts set for WERN?

14 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Werner Enterprises' shares. Their forecasts range from $32.00 to $48.00. On average, they anticipate Werner Enterprises' share price to reach $41.2308 in the next year. 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. 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)
  • 2. 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. " (4/7/2018)

Are investors shorting Werner Enterprises?

Werner Enterprises saw a decrease in short interest in the month of May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totalling 8,979,952 shares, a decrease of 13.2% from the May 15th total of 10,347,923 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 855,773 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 10.5 days. Currently, 19.1% of the shares of the company are short sold.

Who are some of Werner Enterprises' key competitors?

Who are Werner Enterprises' key executives?

Werner Enterprises' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Clarence L. Werner, Founder & Exec. Chairman (Age 80)
  • 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)

Has Werner Enterprises been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about WERN stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Werner Enterprises earned a media sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern's scale. They also gave headlines about the transportation company an impact score of 47.68 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future.

Who are Werner Enterprises' major shareholders?

Werner Enterprises' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.42%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.34%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.68%), Millennium Management LLC (1.45%), OppenheimerFunds Inc. (0.81%) and Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. (0.57%). Company insiders that own Werner Enterprises stock include Derek J Leathers, Diane K Duren, H Marty Nordlund, Jim S Schelble and Kenneth M Bird. 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 Victory Capital Management Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Engineers Gate Manager LP, GSA Capital Partners LLP, Spark Investment Management LLC, Guggenheim Capital LLC, Federated Investors Inc. PA and California Public Employees Retirement System. Company insiders that have sold Werner Enterprises company stock in the last year include Derek J Leathers and Jim S Schelble. View Insider Buying and Selling for Werner Enterprises.

Which institutional investors are buying Werner Enterprises stock?

WERN stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including OppenheimerFunds Inc., American Century Companies Inc., Rothschild Asset Management Inc., Intrinsic Edge Capital Management LLC, Centenus Global Management LP, BlackRock Inc., Stifel Financial Corp and Cortina Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Werner Enterprises stock in the last two years include Diane K Duren and Kenneth M Bird. 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 $39.05.

How big of a company is Werner Enterprises?

Werner Enterprises has a market capitalization of $2.83 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.

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 (WERN)

Community Ranking:  1.7 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  255 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  484 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  739
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 6/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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