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


Werner Enterprises, Inc. (WERN)

Today's Latest Price: $41.73 USD

0.36 (0.87%)

Updated Oct 22 4:00pm

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WERN Stock Summary

  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Werner Enterprises Inc is higher than it is for about merely 14.49% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -55.13%, Werner Enterprises Inc's debt growth rate surpasses merely 4.88% of about US stocks.
  • The volatility of Werner Enterprises Inc's share price is greater than that of only 8.82% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Werner Enterprises Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be YRD, ALK, MCY, HOFT, and CULP.
  • WERN's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Werner Enterprises Inc's official web site, go to www.werner.com.

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WERN Price/Volume Stats

Current price $41.73 52-week high $47.43
Prev. close $41.37 52-week low $28.99
Day low $40.98 Volume 1,044,300
Day high $41.76 Avg. volume 902,607
50-day MA $44.18 Dividend yield 0.87%
200-day MA $40.82 Market Cap 2.88B

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:
$41.73$11114.24 26675%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Werner Enterprises Inc with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Werner Enterprises Inc ranked in the 98th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis implies the stock could yield a return of 26806% if fairly valued; such returns are always unlikely, though, so further investigation is likely warranted. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Werner Enterprises Inc, consider:

  • In the past 5.01 years, Werner Enterprises Inc has a compound free cash flow growth rate of 2.27%; that's better than 96.05% of cash flow producing equities in the Industrials sector, where it is classified.
  • The business' balance sheet suggests that 6% of the company's capital is sourced from debt; this is greater than merely 16.01% of the free cash flow producing stocks we're observing.
  • WERN's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 2%; for context, that number is higher than 42.83% of tickers in our DCF set.


Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price
0%26150%
1%26412%
2%26675%
3%26937%
4%27200%
5%27462%

For other companies in the Industrials that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as WERN, try SMHI, SKYW, PRIM, TCOM, and BBU.


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Platform Science Selected by Werner Enterprises to Support Innovative Driver Technology Solutions

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Platform Science, a leading enterprise IoT fleet management platform, today announces its partnership with Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN) and the integration of the company's innovative technology within Werner's fleet of nearly 8,000 trucks….

PR Newswire | September 16, 2020

Werner Enterprises, Inc. (WERN) CEO Derek Leathers on Q2 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Werner Enterprises, Inc. (WERN) Q2 2020 Results Conference Call July 29, 2020 17:00 ET Company Participants Derek Leathers - President & Chief Executive Officer John Steele - Executive Vice President, Treasurer & Chief Financial Officer Conference Call Participants Ben Hartford - Baird Brandon Oglenski - Barclays Todd Fowler - KeyBanc...

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | July 30, 2020

Werner's (WERN) Earnings Beat Estimates in Q2, Sales Miss

Decrease in segmental revenues hurt Werner's (WERN) June end financials.

Yahoo | July 30, 2020

Werner Q2 Continues Truckload Earnings Beats

LINK TO FULL REPORTWerner Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ: WERN) reported adjusted earnings per share of 62 cents for the second quarter, significantly better than the 40-cents-per-share consensus estimate and only a penny light of last year's result.The result excluded 4 cents per share in incremental depreciation expense associated with a change in the lifespan of trucks that will be sold this year and a smaller amount in accrued insurance and claims expense for a prior accident.The transportation and logistics provider reported a 9.3% year-over-year decline in consolidated revenue to $569 million, largely offset by a 70-basis-point adjusted operating margin improvement to 10.1%."Our results in second quarter 2020 reflect freight demand in One-Way Truckload and Logistics that was l...

Yahoo | July 30, 2020

Werner Model Stands Up During Downturn

"Encouraging conversations with customers" was one of the highlights from Werner Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ: WERN) earnings call with analysts Wednesday evening. Werner President and CEO Derek Leathers said demand is strong throughout the country, particularly in the West, as truck supply is tight.The company reported adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of 62 cents for the second quarter, significantly better than the 40-cents-per-share consensus estimate.The Omaha, Nebraska-based truckload (TL) carrier raised its outlook for rate per total mile in its one-way segment. The new guidance calls for the metric to range between down 1% to up 2% year-over-year for the back half of 2020.When pressed why the guidance isn't higher, Leathers said the company took a conservative approac...

Yahoo | July 30, 2020

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WERN Price Returns

1-mo -1.60%
3-mo -5.28%
6-mo 4.54%
1-year 11.14%
3-year 36.73%
5-year 79.42%
YTD 15.72%
2019 39.56%
2018 -22.81%
2017 44.63%
2016 16.33%
2015 -24.27%

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