Analysts See $0.59 EPS for Werner Enterprises, Inc. (WERN)

September 25, 2018 - By Frank Plummer

Werner Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:WERN) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1.32 in 2018 Q2. Its down 0.12, from 1.44 in 2018Q1. It is negative, as 27 investors sold Werner Enterprises, Inc. shares while 55 reduced holdings. 44 funds opened positions while 64 raised stakes. 46.22 million shares or 1.00% more from 45.76 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported.
Moreover, Keybank National Association Oh has 0.01% invested in Werner Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:WERN). Washington Tru Com, Rhode Island-based fund reported 29 shares. D E Shaw & invested in 0.01% or 192,565 shares. Clarivest Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Corporation reported 0% of its portfolio in Werner Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:WERN). Speece Thorson Gru has invested 2.42% in Werner Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:WERN). Geode Capital Limited Liability owns 477,118 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Credit Suisse Ag holds 0% or 83,452 shares. Virginia Retirement Systems Et Al has 0.01% invested in Werner Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:WERN). Comerica National Bank, Michigan-based fund reported 33,969 shares. Barclays Public Limited Co holds 0% of its portfolio in Werner Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:WERN) for 18,873 shares. New Jersey-based Jacobs Levy Equity Mgmt has invested 0.13% in Werner Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:WERN). Pinnacle Assocs holds 583,303 shares. Moneta Grp Incorporated Ltd Liability Corporation holds 250 shares. Putnam Investments Ltd Co accumulated 101,500 shares. Price T Rowe Associate Md has invested 0% in Werner Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:WERN).

Since April 24, 2018, it had 1 buy, and 0 insider sales for $253,330 activity.

Analysts expect Werner Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:WERN) to report $0.59 EPS on October, 18.They anticipate $0.28 EPS change or 90.32 % from last quarter’s $0.31 EPS. WERN’s profit would be $42.26M giving it 14.94 P/E if the $0.59 EPS is correct. After having $0.61 EPS previously, Werner Enterprises, Inc.’s analysts see -3.28 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.00% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $35.25. About 731,756 shares traded. Werner Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:WERN) has risen 12.21% since September 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.41% the S&P500.

Werner Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:WERN) Ratings Coverage

Among 9 analysts covering Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN), 4 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 44% are positive. Werner Enterprises had 10 analyst reports since April 2, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Tuesday, July 24, the company rating was maintained by Buckingham Research. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse on Tuesday, July 24 with “Neutral”. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Tuesday, July 24. Deutsche Bank upgraded Werner Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:WERN) rating on Monday, April 2. Deutsche Bank has “Buy” rating and $4400 target. The rating was upgraded by Bank of America to “Neutral” on Tuesday, July 24. The company was maintained on Tuesday, July 24 by Robert W. Baird. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Buy” rating and $43 target in Friday, April 6 report. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse given on Friday, April 20. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Neutral” on Tuesday, July 24. The firm has “Underweight” rating given on Wednesday, July 11 by JP Morgan.

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. The company has market cap of $2.53 billion. It operates through two divisions, Truckload Transportation Services and Werner Logistics. It has a 11.12 P/E ratio. 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.

More recent Werner Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:WERN) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Werner Enterprises Unveils Second Race for the Cure Truck” on September 14, 2018. Also Benzinga.com published the news titled: “Deutsche Bank Sees Knock-on Effect From Florence For Transportation Stocks” on September 12, 2018. Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Werner Celebrates National Truck Driver Appreciation Week” with publication date: September 07, 2018 was also an interesting one.

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