Hub Group (NASDAQ: HUBG) and Schneider National (NYSE:SNDR) are both transportation companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, profitability and dividends.
This is a summary of recent recommendations for Hub Group and Schneider National, as provided by MarketBeat.
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Hub Group presently has a consensus price target of $47.50, indicating a potential downside of 8.39%. Schneider National has a consensus price target of $24.75, indicating a potential downside of 14.60%. Given Hub Group’s higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Hub Group is more favorable than Schneider National.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
93.8% of Hub Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 21.5% of Schneider National shares are owned by institutional investors. 5.4% of Hub Group shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Hub Group and Schneider National’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
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Schneider National has higher revenue and earnings than Hub Group.
Schneider National pays an annual dividend of $0.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. Hub Group does not pay a dividend.
This table compares Hub Group and Schneider National’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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Schneider National beats Hub Group on 9 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Hub Group
Hub Group, Inc. is an asset-light freight transportation management company. The Company offers intermodal, truck brokerage and logistics services. It operates through two business segments: Mode and Hub. The Mode segment markets and operates its freight transportation services, consisting of intermodal, truck brokerage and logistics, primarily through agents entering into contractual arrangements with Mode Transportation, LLC (Mode LLC). The Mode segment also operates a temperature protected services division. The Hub segment provides intermodal, truck brokerage and logistics services through a network of operating centers throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. The Hub segment services customers in a range of industries, including consumer products, retail and durable goods. It operates through a network of operating centers and independent business owners. The Company also provides drayage services with its own drayage operations.
About Schneider National
Schneider National, Inc. is a provider of transportation, logistics and related services. The Company’s transportation solutions include one-way, intermodal, dedicated, bulk, transport management, trans loading services, international services and Schneider payment services. Its supply chain management and consulting services include logistics solution design, global supply chain services, enterprise and market entry assistance, and sourcing and compliance. Schneider Logistics is the subsidiary of the Company, which provides supply chain management technology, managed services, engineering services and freight payment. The Company operates approximately 10,000 tractors, around 28,800 trailers and around 14,300 containers. It has operations in around 36 locations in Canada, the United States and Mexico.
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