Schneider National (NYSE:SNDR) is set to release its earnings data before the market opens on Thursday, January 31st. Analysts expect Schneider National to post earnings of $0.46 per share for the quarter. Schneider National has set its FY18 guidance at $1.47-1.53 EPS.

Schneider National (NYSE:SNDR) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 1st. The company reported $0.40 EPS for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.40. The business had revenue of $1.28 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.27 billion. Schneider National had a return on equity of 12.53% and a net margin of 9.66%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 15.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.23 EPS. On average, analysts expect Schneider National to post $2 EPS for the current fiscal year and $2 EPS for the next fiscal year.

SNDR opened at $20.58 on Thursday. The company has a quick ratio of 2.23, a current ratio of 2.34 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.20. The company has a market capitalization of $3.79 billion, a PE ratio of 21.89, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.94 and a beta of 1.48. Schneider National has a 12 month low of $17.56 and a 12 month high of $30.52.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, January 7th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 14th were issued a $0.06 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, December 13th. This represents a $0.24 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.17%. Schneider National’s dividend payout ratio is currently 25.53%.

In other news, Director James L. Welch acquired 2,000 shares of Schneider National stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 6th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $22.37 per share, with a total value of $44,740.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now owns 5,472 shares in the company, valued at approximately $122,408.64. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, CFO Stephen L. Bruffett purchased 20,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, November 6th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $22.44 per share, with a total value of $448,800.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the chief financial officer now owns 29,480 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $661,531.20. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders own 43.46% of the company’s stock.

Several research firms have recently commented on SNDR. Zacks Investment Research cut Schneider National from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 2nd. Citigroup reduced their price target on Schneider National from $26.00 to $25.00 and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a report on Friday, November 2nd. Stifel Nicolaus raised Schneider National from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $28.00 price target for the company in a report on Monday, October 29th. Buckingham Research reduced their price target on Schneider National from $35.00 to $32.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a report on Friday, October 12th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. reduced their price target on Schneider National from $28.00 to $27.00 and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a report on Friday, November 2nd. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $28.00.

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Schneider National Company Profile

Schneider National, Inc, a transportation and logistics services company, provides truckload, intermodal, and logistics solutions in North America. Its Truckload segment provides standard long-haul and regional shipping services through dry van equipment; and bulk, temperature-controlled, final mile delivery, and customized solutions for time-sensitive loads.

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