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Werner Enterprises Beat Q3 Estimates, Stock Fell 2.9%
Werner Enterprises announced its third-quarter results on October 18 and beat analysts’ adjusted EPS estimate of $0.59 by 7.3%.
Did Werner Enterprises Surpass Analysts’ Estimates in 4Q17?
In 4Q17, Werner Enterprises (WERN) reported revenue of $567.4 million. The company beat Thomson Reuters–surveyed analysts’ consensus revenue estimate of $553.8 million by 2.4%.
What Happened to Werner Enterprises’ Operating Margins in 4Q17?
Werner Enterprise earned an operating income of $45.1 million in 4Q17, a rise of 29% compared to its operating income of $35.0 million in 4Q16.
Werner Enterprises Beats Earnings Estimates, Falls 5.1%
On January 29, 2018, Omaha-headquartered truckload carrier Werner Enterprises (WERN) announced its 4Q17 and 2017 results.
Inside US Truckload Carriers’ Valuations after 3Q17 Earnings
Landstar System (LSTR) has the highest EV-to-forward-EBITDA multiple of 14.1x, followed by JB Hunt Transport Services (JBHT).
Analyst Views of US Truckload Carriers after 3Q17 Earnings
JB Hunt Transport Services (JBHT) has a mean rating of 2.09 from analysts, indicating a “buy.” Of the 22 analysts, seven of them have rated it a “strong buy.”
Leverage Position of US Truckload Carriers after 3Q17
Ryder System (R) has a forward EBITDA of ~$1.8 billion against a total debt of ~$5.3 billion.
Will Rise in Crude Oil Benefit US Truckload Carriers in 2018?
The average US on-highway diesel prices in 3Q17 have risen 20% compared to the same quarter last year.
Which US Truckload Carriers Performed Best in 3Q17 Revenue?
Heartland Express (HTLD) reported a 22% growth in 3Q17 operating revenues to $182.1 million, from $149.3 million in the third quarter 2016.
US Truckload Carriers: Accelerating into 2018
Trucks currently haul ~70% of all merchandise shipped in the United States. Volumes are expected to reach ~10.7 billion tons in 2017 with $719 billion in revenues.
J.B. Hunt on the Street: Analyst Recommendations after the 3Q17 Results
J.B. Hunt (JBHT) has a consensus rating of 2.19, indicating a “buy.” Of the 21 analysts covering the stock, six (28.6%) recommend a “strong buy.”
Canadian National’s Intermodal Volumes Compared to CP
In the week ended August 20, 2016, Canadian National Railway’s (CNI) intermodal fell 5.5%. Container volumes fell 4% against the corresponding week last year.
Which US Truckload Carrier Holds First Place in Dividend Growth?
Among major truckload companies, in 1Q16, Werner Enterprises (WERN) declared the highest dividend growth, at $0.06 per share, which is a 20% YoY increase.
Understanding the Impact of Customer Losses on Swift Transportation’s Refrigerated Segment
The average operational truck count in Swift Transportation’s Refrigerated segment has dropped by 220 trucks, or by 11.8%, in 2Q16, as compared to 2Q15.
Canadian National’s Intermodal Traffic Fell More than Rival CP’s
In the week ended May 7, 2016, Canadian National Railway’s (CNI) overall intermodal traffic fell by 6%.
An Analysis of J.B. Hunt Transport’s Stock Price Performance
In 2000, J.B. Hunt paid a cash dividend of $0.03 per share. In April 2004, it again started paying quarterly cash dividends.