Media headlines about Schneider National (NYSE:SNDR) have trended somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern. Accern ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Schneider National earned a news impact score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the company an impact score of 46.6844508182188 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.
SNDR has been the subject of several research reports. Morgan Stanley increased their price objective on Schneider National from $26.00 to $28.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 8th. Citigroup cut Schneider National from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Thursday, January 4th. Robert W. Baird reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $32.00 target price on shares of Schneider National in a research report on Friday, February 2nd. Buckingham Research started coverage on Schneider National in a research report on Friday, October 20th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $29.00 target price for the company. Finally, BidaskClub cut Schneider National from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 7th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating, nine have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Schneider National currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $29.70.
Schneider National (NYSE:SNDR) opened at $26.81 on Friday. The company has a market capitalization of $4,740.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 29.46. Schneider National has a 12-month low of $17.69 and a 12-month high of $30.00. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.26, a current ratio of 2.12 and a quick ratio of 1.93.
Schneider National (NYSE:SNDR) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, February 1st. The company reported $0.33 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $1.19 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.15 billion. Schneider National had a return on equity of 10.98% and a net margin of 8.89%. Schneider National’s quarterly revenue was up 11.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.31 earnings per share. analysts predict that Schneider National will post 1.4 EPS for the current year.
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, April 9th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.06 per share. This is a positive change from Schneider National’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.05. This represents a $0.24 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.90%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, March 14th. Schneider National’s dividend payout ratio is currently 21.98%.
In other Schneider National news, CFO Lori A. Lutey sold 70,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, February 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $28.11, for a total transaction of $1,967,700.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 515,838 shares in the company, valued at $14,500,206.18. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink.
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Schneider National Company Profile
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.
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