Werner Enterprises, Inc. (WERN): Price and Financial Metrics

Werner Enterprises, Inc. (WERN): $44.31

-0.28 (-0.63%)

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  • WERN scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 84.93% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for WERN is in Stability, which has been heading up over the past 31 weeks.
  • WERN's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 29.83% of US stocks).

WERN Stock Summary

  • WERN's went public 31.27 years ago, making it older than 84.21% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Werner Enterprises Inc is higher than it is for about just 15.74% of US stocks.
  • The volatility of Werner Enterprises Inc's share price is greater than that of just 8.77% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Werner Enterprises Inc are FIZZ, JOUT, ETH, MRTN, and SNDR.
  • WERN's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Werner Enterprises Inc's official web site, go to www.werner.com.

WERN Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Industrials stock, WERN's price/sales ratio is 27.78% lower, now standing at 1.3.
  • Over the past 243 months, WERN's price/sales ratio has gone up $0.6.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for WERN.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
WERN 2020-01-09 1.0 2.4 14.6 12.1
WERN 2018-02-15 1.3 2.6 33.2 20.8
WERN 2009-11-20 0.8 1.7 23.5 12.4
WERN 2008-02-27 0.6 1.6 17.7 9.3
WERN 2007-06-08 0.7 1.6 15.0 9.1
WERN 2004-06-02 1.0 2.1 19.7 11.3

WERN Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of WERN, see our WERN price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $52.88 Average Broker Recommendation 1.78 (Moderate Buy)

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WERN Price/Volume Stats

Current price $44.31 52-week high $49.76
Prev. close $44.59 52-week low $35.15
Day low $44.05 Volume 476,500
Day high $44.86 Avg. volume 577,227
50-day MA $46.69 Dividend yield 0.9%
200-day MA $43.60 Market Cap 3.01B

Werner Enterprises, Inc. (WERN) Company Bio

Werner Enterprises engages in transporting truckload shipments of general commodities in interstate and intrastate commerce. The company operates in two segments, Truckload Transportation Services and Value Added Services. The company was founded in 1956 and is based in Omaha, Nebraska.

WERN Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$44.31$1754.93 3517%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for WERN, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Werner Enterprises Inc ranked in the 95th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Moreover, under all the scenarios we modelled, the output consistently forecasted positive returns. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Werner Enterprises Inc ended up being:

  • In the past 5.76 years, Werner Enterprises Inc has a compound free cash flow growth rate of 1.58%; that's higher than 96.57% of free cash flow generating stocks in the Industrials sector.
  • The business' balance sheet reveals debt to be 5% of the company's capital (with equity being the remaining amount). Approximately just 17.86% of US stocks with free cash flow have a lower reliance on debt in their capital structure.
  • WERN's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 3%; for context, that number is higher than 47.21% of tickers in our DCF set.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Industrials that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as WERN, try WWD, HHR, R, GRIN, and BBU.

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Latest WERN News From Around the Web

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Werner Enterprises’ Carrier’s EDGE™ Selected as Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s 2021 Top Supply Chain Projects Award Recipient

Premier Transportation and Logistics Provider Recognized for its Innovative Carrier PlatformOMAHA, Neb., June 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN), a premier transportation and logistics provider, announces that Carrier’s EDGE™, the company’s new carrier platform, was selected as a recipient of Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s Top Supply Chain Projects Award for 2021. Launched in 2021, Carrier’s EDGE is designed to offer increased visibility and streamline communicatio

Yahoo | June 18, 2021

WERN vs. JBHT: Which Stock Should Value Investors Buy Now?

WERN vs. JBHT: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option?

Yahoo | June 15, 2021

Werner Enterprises' (NASDAQ:WERN) Dividend Will Be Increased To US$0.12

The board of Werner Enterprises, Inc. ( NASDAQ:WERN ) has announced that it will be increasing its dividend on the 20th...

Yahoo | June 4, 2021

Why Is Werner (WERN) Up 3.1% Since Last Earnings Report?

Werner (WERN) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.

Yahoo | May 28, 2021

Werner Enterprises (WERN) Investor Presentation - Slideshow

The following slide deck was published by Werner Enterprises, Inc. in conjunction with this event....

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | May 24, 2021

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WERN Price Returns

1-mo -6.54%
3-mo -5.79%
6-mo N/A
1-year 5.81%
3-year 34.95%
5-year 136.73%
YTD 13.21%
2020 9.01%
2019 39.56%
2018 -22.81%
2017 44.63%
2016 16.33%

WERN Dividends

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