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.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$46.04|
|52 Week High||US$35.15|
|52 Week Low||US$49.76|
|1 Month Change||-1.16%|
|3 Month Change||3.25%|
|1 Year Change||7.80%|
|3 Year Change||30.24%|
|5 Year Change||97.85%|
|Change since IPO||1,207.95%|
Recent News & Updates
|WERN||US Transportation||US Market|
Return vs Industry: WERN underperformed the US Transportation industry which returned 23.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: WERN underperformed the US Market which returned 37.5% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: WERN is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: WERN's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
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 in two segments, Truckload Transportation Services and Werner Logistics. 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.
Werner Enterprises Fundamentals Summary
|WERN fundamental statistics|
Is WERN overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|WERN income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$1.76b|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||3.32|
|Net Profit Margin||9.10%|
How did WERN perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
1.0%Current Dividend Yield
Does WERN pay a reliable dividends?See WERN dividend history and benchmarks
|Werner Enterprises dividend dates|
|Ex Dividend Date||Oct 01 2021|
|Dividend Pay Date||Oct 19 2021|
|Days until Ex dividend||6 days|
|Days until Dividend pay date||24 days|
Does WERN pay a reliable dividends?See WERN dividend history and benchmarks
Is Werner Enterprises undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: WERN ($46.04) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($64.46)
Significantly Below Fair Value: WERN is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: WERN is good value based on its PE Ratio (13.9x) compared to the US Transportation industry average (17.7x).
PE vs Market: WERN is good value based on its PE Ratio (13.9x) compared to the US market (17.9x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: WERN's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: WERN's PB Ratio (2.4x) is in line with the US Transportation industry average.
How is Werner Enterprises forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 15 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: WERN's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-2% per year).
Earnings vs Market: WERN's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-2% per year).
High Growth Earnings: WERN's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: WERN's revenue (5.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: WERN's revenue (5.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: WERN's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (16%).
How has Werner Enterprises performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: WERN has a high level of non-cash earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: WERN's current net profit margins (9.1%) are higher than last year (6.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: WERN's earnings have grown by 12.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: WERN's earnings growth over the past year (50.5%) exceeds its 5-year average (12.1% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: WERN earnings growth over the past year (50.5%) exceeded the Transportation industry 48.3%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: WERN's Return on Equity (17.4%) is considered low.
How is Werner Enterprises's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: WERN's short term assets ($666.5M) exceed its short term liabilities ($259.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: WERN's short term assets ($666.5M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($827.1M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: WERN's debt to equity ratio (23.1%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: WERN's debt to equity ratio has increased from 15.1% to 23.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: WERN's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (116%).
Interest Coverage: WERN's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (146.5x coverage).
What is Werner Enterprises's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: WERN's dividend (1.04%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.34%).
High Dividend: WERN's dividend (1.04%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.59%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: WERN's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: WERN's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (12.1%), WERN's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: WERN's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be thoroughly covered by earnings (10.2% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Derek Leathers (51 yo)
Mr. Derek J. Leathers has been the Chief Executive Officer of Werner Enterprises Inc. since May 10, 2016 and its President since May 2011. He was Vice Chairman of Werner Enterprises, Inc since May 31, 2020...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Derek's total compensation ($USD4.81M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.25M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Derek's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: WERN's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: WERN's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 0.6 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Werner Enterprises, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Werner Enterprises, Inc.
- Ticker: WERN
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1956
- Industry: Trucking
- Sector: Transportation
- Market Cap: US$3.128b
- Shares outstanding: 67.93m
- Website: https://www.werner.com
Number of Employees
- Werner Enterprises, Inc.
- 14507 Frontier Road
- Post Office Box 45308
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/09/25 02:13|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/09/24 00:00|
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