$0.37 EPS Expected for Werner Enterprises, Inc. (WERN)

April 10, 2018 - By wolcottdaily

Werner Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:WERN) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1.14 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.41, from 1.55 in 2017Q3. It is negative, as 13 investors sold Werner Enterprises, Inc. shares while 68 reduced holdings. 37 funds opened positions while 55 raised stakes. 44.27 million shares or 1.53% more from 43.60 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Geode Mngmt Ltd Liability Co holds 404,304 shares. Interest Grp holds 123,989 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Magnetar Fincl Limited Liability invested in 8,531 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Principal Gru has 187,254 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Federated Investors Pa has invested 0.02% in Werner Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:WERN). Balyasny Asset Mgmt Ltd, Illinois-based fund reported 13,857 shares. Amalgamated Retail Bank holds 0.01% or 6,842 shares in its portfolio. 20,944 are owned by Voya Invest Limited Liability Corporation. Profund Advsr Ltd Company stated it has 6,203 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Teacher Retirement Systems Of Texas reported 15,958 shares. Moreover, Horizon Kinetics Limited Company has 0.01% invested in Werner Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:WERN). Nuveen Asset Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0.02% or 70,329 shares in its portfolio. Deutsche National Bank & Trust Ag owns 375,456 shares. Prudential reported 31,305 shares stake. Amg Funds Ltd invested in 43,248 shares.

Analysts expect Werner Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:WERN) to report $0.37 EPS on April, 19.They anticipate $0.15 EPS change or 68.18 % from last quarter’s $0.22 EPS. WERN’s profit would be $26.80 million giving it 24.32 P/E if the $0.37 EPS is correct. After having $0.42 EPS previously, Werner Enterprises, Inc.’s analysts see -11.90 % EPS growth. The stock increased 2.86% or $1 during the last trading session, reaching $36. About 511,362 shares traded. Werner Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:WERN) has risen 39.53% since April 10, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 27.98% the S&P500.

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

Among 13 analysts covering Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN), 5 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. Werner Enterprises had 20 analyst reports since October 12, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. Morgan Stanley maintained Werner Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:WERN) rating on Tuesday, January 30. Morgan Stanley has “Overweight” rating and $48 target. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Friday, October 20. On Friday, October 20 the stock rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with “Market Perform”. As per Tuesday, January 30, the company rating was maintained by Bank of America. The stock of Werner Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:WERN) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, November 10 by Robert W. Baird. Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Hold” rating and $46.0 target in Monday, March 19 report. The stock of Werner Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:WERN) earned “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Monday, April 2. The rating was maintained by Stephens with “Buy” on Monday, January 8. The company was maintained on Friday, October 20 by Credit Suisse. The stock of Werner Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:WERN) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, April 6 by Stifel Nicolaus.

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 $2.61 billion. It operates through two divisions, Truckload Transportation Services and Werner Logistics. It has a 12.86 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.

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