AMERCO (NASDAQ:UHAL) announced a special dividend on Tuesday, December 12th, Wall Street Journal reports. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 21st will be given a dividend of 0.50 per share by the transportation company on Friday, January 5th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, December 20th.
AMERCO (UHAL) traded down $0.67 on Wednesday, reaching $379.66. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 42,500 shares, compared to its average volume of 78,993. The company has a quick ratio of 2.37, a current ratio of 2.60 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.12. The stock has a market cap of $7,440.00, a PE ratio of 22.88 and a beta of 1.11. AMERCO has a 52 week low of $338.30 and a 52 week high of $400.99.
AMERCO (NASDAQ:UHAL) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 8th. The transportation company reported $6.36 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $7.18 by ($0.82). The firm had revenue of $1.04 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $975.90 million. AMERCO had a net margin of 9.30% and a return on equity of 11.28%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 4.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $9.01 earnings per share. equities research analysts predict that AMERCO will post 22.6 EPS for the current year.
A number of brokerages recently commented on UHAL. BidaskClub upgraded AMERCO from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, December 6th. ValuEngine downgraded AMERCO from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, October 2nd.
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AMERCO is a do-it-yourself moving and storage operator through its subsidiary, U-Haul International, Inc (U-Haul). The Company supplies its products and services to help people move and store their household and commercial goods through U-Haul. It sells U-Haul brand boxes, tape, and other moving and self-storage products and services to do-it-yourself moving and storage customers at its distribution outlets and through uhaul.com and eMove Websites.
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