NASDAQ:WERN

Werner Enterprises Competitors

$45.23
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Volume6,593 shs
Average Volume647,777 shs
Market Capitalization$3.07 billion
P/E Ratio13.75
Dividend Yield1.07%
Beta0.79

Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN) Vs. ODFL, JBHT, UHAL, KNX, SAIA, and LSTR

Should you be buying WERN stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "trucking" are considered alternatives and competitors to Werner Enterprises, including Old Dominion Freight Line (ODFL), J.B. Hunt Transport Services (JBHT), AMERCO (UHAL), Knight-Swift Transportation (KNX), Saia (SAIA), and Landstar System (LSTR).

Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN) and Old Dominion Freight Line (NASDAQ:ODFL) are both transportation companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, risk, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, valuation and profitability.

Dividends

Werner Enterprises pays an annual dividend of $0.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.1%. Old Dominion Freight Line pays an annual dividend of $0.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.3%. Werner Enterprises pays out 18.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Old Dominion Freight Line pays out 14.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Werner Enterprises has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Old Dominion Freight Line has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Werner Enterprises and Old Dominion Freight Line's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Werner Enterprises$2.37 billion1.30$169.08 million$2.5917.46
Old Dominion Freight Line$4.02 billion7.84$672.68 million$5.6847.79

Old Dominion Freight Line has higher revenue and earnings than Werner Enterprises. Werner Enterprises is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Old Dominion Freight Line, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

80.6% of Werner Enterprises shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 70.0% of Old Dominion Freight Line shares are held by institutional investors. 0.8% of Werner Enterprises shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 12.0% of Old Dominion Freight Line shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Werner Enterprises and Old Dominion Freight Line's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Werner Enterprises9.10%17.53%9.64%
Old Dominion Freight Line18.80%26.30%19.64%

Risk & Volatility

Werner Enterprises has a beta of 0.79, indicating that its stock price is 21% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Old Dominion Freight Line has a beta of 0.99, indicating that its stock price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Werner Enterprises and Old Dominion Freight Line, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Werner Enterprises26602.29
Old Dominion Freight Line19702.35

Werner Enterprises presently has a consensus target price of $50.4615, indicating a potential upside of 11.76%. Old Dominion Freight Line has a consensus target price of $251.1765, indicating a potential downside of 8.01%. Given Werner Enterprises' higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Werner Enterprises is more favorable than Old Dominion Freight Line.

Summary

Old Dominion Freight Line beats Werner Enterprises on 13 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN) and J.B. Hunt Transport Services (NASDAQ:JBHT) are both transportation companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, risk, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, valuation and profitability.

Dividends

Werner Enterprises pays an annual dividend of $0.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.1%. J.B. Hunt Transport Services pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. Werner Enterprises pays out 18.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. J.B. Hunt Transport Services pays out 25.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Werner Enterprises has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and J.B. Hunt Transport Services has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Werner Enterprises is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Werner Enterprises and J.B. Hunt Transport Services' gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Werner Enterprises$2.37 billion1.30$169.08 million$2.5917.46
J.B. Hunt Transport Services$9.64 billion1.85$506.04 million$4.7435.64

J.B. Hunt Transport Services has higher revenue and earnings than Werner Enterprises. Werner Enterprises is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than J.B. Hunt Transport Services, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

80.6% of Werner Enterprises shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 73.4% of J.B. Hunt Transport Services shares are held by institutional investors. 0.8% of Werner Enterprises shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 3.3% of J.B. Hunt Transport Services shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Werner Enterprises and J.B. Hunt Transport Services' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Werner Enterprises9.10%17.53%9.64%
J.B. Hunt Transport Services5.57%22.56%9.89%

Risk & Volatility

Werner Enterprises has a beta of 0.79, indicating that its stock price is 21% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, J.B. Hunt Transport Services has a beta of 1.03, indicating that its stock price is 3% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Werner Enterprises and J.B. Hunt Transport Services, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Werner Enterprises26602.29
J.B. Hunt Transport Services091102.55

Werner Enterprises presently has a consensus target price of $50.4615, indicating a potential upside of 11.76%. J.B. Hunt Transport Services has a consensus target price of $171.8235, indicating a potential upside of 1.39%. Given Werner Enterprises' higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Werner Enterprises is more favorable than J.B. Hunt Transport Services.

Summary

J.B. Hunt Transport Services beats Werner Enterprises on 11 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN) and AMERCO (NASDAQ:UHAL) are both transportation companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, risk, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, valuation and profitability.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Werner Enterprises and AMERCO's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Werner Enterprises$2.37 billion1.30$169.08 million$2.5917.46
AMERCO$4.54 billion2.54$610.86 million$31.1518.88

AMERCO has higher revenue and earnings than Werner Enterprises. Werner Enterprises is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than AMERCO, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

80.6% of Werner Enterprises shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 34.3% of AMERCO shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.8% of Werner Enterprises shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 42.8% of AMERCO shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Werner Enterprises and AMERCO's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Werner Enterprises9.10%17.53%9.64%
AMERCO13.45%12.81%4.29%

Volatility and Risk

Werner Enterprises has a beta of 0.79, suggesting that its stock price is 21% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, AMERCO has a beta of 0.86, suggesting that its stock price is 14% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Werner Enterprises and AMERCO, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Werner Enterprises26602.29
AMERCO0000N/A

Werner Enterprises presently has a consensus target price of $50.4615, indicating a potential upside of 11.76%. Given Werner Enterprises' higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Werner Enterprises is more favorable than AMERCO.

Summary

AMERCO beats Werner Enterprises on 8 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN) and Knight-Swift Transportation (NYSE:KNX) are both mid-cap transportation companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, risk, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, valuation and profitability.

Dividends

Werner Enterprises pays an annual dividend of $0.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.1%. Knight-Swift Transportation pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. Werner Enterprises pays out 18.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Knight-Swift Transportation pays out 14.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Werner Enterprises has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Knight-Swift Transportation has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Werner Enterprises and Knight-Swift Transportation's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Werner Enterprises$2.37 billion1.30$169.08 million$2.5917.46
Knight-Swift Transportation$4.67 billion1.74$410 million$2.7318.02

Knight-Swift Transportation has higher revenue and earnings than Werner Enterprises. Werner Enterprises is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Knight-Swift Transportation, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

80.6% of Werner Enterprises shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 86.5% of Knight-Swift Transportation shares are held by institutional investors. 0.8% of Werner Enterprises shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 3.1% of Knight-Swift Transportation shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Werner Enterprises and Knight-Swift Transportation's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Werner Enterprises9.10%17.53%9.64%
Knight-Swift Transportation10.88%10.01%6.98%

Risk & Volatility

Werner Enterprises has a beta of 0.79, indicating that its stock price is 21% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Knight-Swift Transportation has a beta of 1.27, indicating that its stock price is 27% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Werner Enterprises and Knight-Swift Transportation, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Werner Enterprises26602.29
Knight-Swift Transportation191102.48

Werner Enterprises presently has a consensus target price of $50.4615, indicating a potential upside of 11.76%. Knight-Swift Transportation has a consensus target price of $55.30, indicating a potential upside of 11.94%. Given Knight-Swift Transportation's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Knight-Swift Transportation is more favorable than Werner Enterprises.

Summary

Knight-Swift Transportation beats Werner Enterprises on 13 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN) and Saia (NASDAQ:SAIA) are both mid-cap transportation companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, risk, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, valuation and profitability.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

80.6% of Werner Enterprises shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.8% of Werner Enterprises shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of Saia shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Werner Enterprises and Saia, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Werner Enterprises26602.29
Saia15602.42

Werner Enterprises presently has a consensus target price of $50.4615, indicating a potential upside of 11.76%. Saia has a consensus target price of $228.25, indicating a potential downside of 5.33%. Given Werner Enterprises' higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Werner Enterprises is more favorable than Saia.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Werner Enterprises and Saia's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Werner Enterprises$2.37 billion1.30$169.08 million$2.5917.46
Saia$1.82 billion3.50$138.34 million$5.2046.53

Werner Enterprises has higher revenue and earnings than Saia. Werner Enterprises is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Saia, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility and Risk

Werner Enterprises has a beta of 0.79, suggesting that its stock price is 21% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Saia has a beta of 1.23, suggesting that its stock price is 23% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Werner Enterprises and Saia's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Werner Enterprises9.10%17.53%9.64%
Saia9.02%18.43%11.40%

Summary

Saia beats Werner Enterprises on 7 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Landstar System (NASDAQ:LSTR) and Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN) are both mid-cap transportation companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, risk, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations and profitability.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

97.1% of Landstar System shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 80.6% of Werner Enterprises shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.7% of Landstar System shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.8% of Werner Enterprises shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

Landstar System pays an annual dividend of $0.84 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.5%. Werner Enterprises pays an annual dividend of $0.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.1%. Landstar System pays out 15.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Werner Enterprises pays out 18.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Landstar System has increased its dividend for 7 consecutive years and Werner Enterprises has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Landstar System and Werner Enterprises, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Landstar System212001.86
Werner Enterprises26602.29

Landstar System presently has a consensus target price of $150.9167, indicating a potential downside of 4.88%. Werner Enterprises has a consensus target price of $50.4615, indicating a potential upside of 11.76%. Given Werner Enterprises' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Werner Enterprises is more favorable than Landstar System.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Landstar System and Werner Enterprises' revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Landstar System$4.13 billion1.47$192.11 million$5.2930.10
Werner Enterprises$2.37 billion1.30$169.08 million$2.5917.46

Landstar System has higher revenue and earnings than Werner Enterprises. Werner Enterprises is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Landstar System, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk and Volatility

Landstar System has a beta of 0.99, meaning that its share price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Werner Enterprises has a beta of 0.79, meaning that its share price is 21% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Landstar System and Werner Enterprises' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Landstar System5.66%41.25%19.51%
Werner Enterprises9.10%17.53%9.64%

Summary

Landstar System beats Werner Enterprises on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.


Werner Enterprises Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Old Dominion Freight Line logo
ODFL
Old Dominion Freight Line
2.5$271.43-0.9%$31.48 billion$4.02 billion37.03Earnings Report
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
J.B. Hunt Transport Services logo
JBHT
J.B. Hunt Transport Services
2.5$168.95-1.3%$17.85 billion$9.64 billion30.17
AMERCO logo
UHAL
AMERCO
1.8$588.02-0.4%$11.53 billion$4.54 billion18.88Short Interest ↑
Knight-Swift Transportation logo
KNX
Knight-Swift Transportation
3.0$49.19-1.2%$8.14 billion$4.67 billion15.18Dividend Announcement
Saia logo
SAIA
Saia
1.8$241.98-2.7%$6.37 billion$1.82 billion35.53Earnings Report
Analyst Upgrade
Analyst Revision
Landstar System logo
LSTR
Landstar System
2.1$159.21-0.7%$6.09 billion$4.13 billion20.62
Avis Budget Group logo
CAR
Avis Budget Group
2.6$80.36-11.8%$5.61 billion$5.40 billion-8.04Earnings Report
Analyst Report
News Coverage
Ryder System logo
R
Ryder System
2.2$77.58-1.0%$4.17 billion$8.42 billion15.90Earnings Report
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Heartland Express logo
HTLD
Heartland Express
2.5$16.79-1.7%$1.34 billion$645.26 million18.66Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
Marten Transport logo
MRTN
Marten Transport
3.1$15.27-2.4%$1.26 billion$874.37 million16.24
FRP logo
FRPH
FRP
1.8$58.70-2.6%$551.78 million$23.58 million16.08Short Interest ↓
Gap Up
This page was last updated on 8/4/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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