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WERN

Werner EnterprisesNasdaqGS:WERN Stock Report

Market Cap

US$3.1b

7D

0.02%

1Y

7.8%

Updated

25 Sep, 2021

Data

Company Financials +
WERN fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation4/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance4/6
Financial Health4/6
Dividends2/6

WERN Overview

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.

Werner Enterprises Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Werner Enterprises
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$46.04
52 Week HighUS$35.15
52 Week LowUS$49.76
Beta0.85
1 Month Change-1.16%
3 Month Change3.25%
1 Year Change7.80%
3 Year Change30.24%
5 Year Change97.85%
Change since IPO1,207.95%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

WERNUS TransportationUS Market
7D0.02%3.1%0.1%
1Y7.8%23.0%35.3%

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.

Price Volatility

Is WERN's price volatile compared to industry and market?
WERN volatility
WERN Beta0.85
Industry Beta1.27
Market Beta1

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

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
195612,292Derek Leathershttps://www.werner.com

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

How do Werner Enterprises's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
WERN fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$3.13b
Earnings (TTM)US$225.41m
Revenue (TTM)US$2.48b

13.9x

P/E Ratio

1.3x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
WERN income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$2.48b
Cost of RevenueUS$1.76b
Gross ProfitUS$714.67m
ExpensesUS$489.26m
EarningsUS$225.41m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)3.32
Gross Margin28.85%
Net Profit Margin9.10%
Debt/Equity Ratio23.1%

How did WERN perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

1.0%

Current Dividend Yield

12%

Payout Ratio

Does WERN pay a reliable dividends?

See WERN dividend history and benchmarks
When do you need to buy WERN by to receive an upcoming dividend?
Werner Enterprises dividend dates
Ex Dividend DateOct 01 2021
Dividend Pay DateOct 19 2021
Days until Ex dividend6 days
Days until Dividend pay date24 days

Does WERN pay a reliable dividends?

See WERN dividend history and benchmarks

Valuation

Is Werner Enterprises undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

28.6%

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.


Future Growth

How is Werner Enterprises forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 15 analysts?

-2.0%

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%).


Past Performance

How has Werner Enterprises performed over the past 5 years?

12.1%

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.


Financial Health

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).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Werner Enterprises's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

1.04%

Current Dividend Yield


Upcoming Dividend Payment

TodaySep 25 2021Ex Dividend DateOct 01 2021Dividend Pay DateOct 19 202118 days from Ex DividendBuy in the next 6 days to receive the upcoming dividend

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).


Next Steps

Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

5.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Derek Leathers (51 yo)

5.33yrs

Tenure

US$4,810,029

Compensation

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.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: WERN's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.3 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: WERN's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 0.6 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Ownership

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

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Werner Enterprises, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • 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


Location

  • Werner Enterprises, Inc.
  • 14507 Frontier Road
  • Post Office Box 45308
  • Omaha
  • Nebraska
  • 68145-0308
  • United States

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/09/25 02:13
End of Day Share Price2021/09/24 00:00
Earnings2021/06/30
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.