Impact of Brokerage Rating on Werner Enterprises, Inc.(WERN)

Many Werner Enterprises, Inc.(WERN) Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock. Company shares were Upgraded by Stifel on Feb 10, 2017 to Hold, Raises Price Target to $ 28 from a previous price target of $25 .Werner Enterprises was Downgraded by Stifel to Hold on Dec 16, 2016.

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Nov 14, 2016, Kenneth M Bird (director) purchased 600 shares at 26.05 per share price.On Aug 4, 2015, Robert E Jr Synowicki (Exec VP-Driver Resources) sold 3,500 shares at 28.51 per share price.On Feb 20, 2015, Gary L Werner (Chairman) sold 5,007 shares at 31.36 per share price.

Werner Enterprises Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Jan 30, 2017. The company reported $0.30 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.04. Analyst had a consensus of $0.26. The company had revenue of $518.80 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $510.82 million. The companys revenue was down -1.9 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.51 EPS.

Werner Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:WERN) has received a short term rating of hold from experts at Zacks with a rank of 3. The stock has been rated an average of 2.88 by 13 Brokerage Firm. 2 stock experts have also suggested a buy rating. 10 Brokerage Firms have advised hold. A sell rating was given by 1 analyst.

Werner Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:WERN): 11 Analyst have given the stock of Werner Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:WERN) a near short term price target of $27.36. The standard deviation reading, which is a measure by which the stock price is expected to swing away from the mean estimate, is at $2.91. The higher price target estimate is at $31 while the lower price estimates are fixed at $21.

Werner Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:WERN) witnessed a decline in the market cap on Tuesday as its shares dropped 3.19% or 0.9 points. After the session commenced at $28.25, the stock reached the higher end at $28.25 while it hit a low of $27.2. With the volume soaring to 1,123,968 shares, the last trade was called at $27.35. The company has a 52-week high of $29.05. The company has a market cap of $1,974 million and there are 72,166,969 shares in outstanding. The 52-week low of the share price is $21.35.

Werner Enterprises, Inc. is a transportation company primarily engaged in hauling truckload shipments of general commodities in both interstate and intrastate commerce. The Company operates throughout the 48 contiguous states pursuant to operating authority, both common and contract, granted by the Department of Transportation and pursuant to intrastate authority granted by various states. They also have authority to operate in the ten provinces of Canada and have through trailer service in and out of Mexico.


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