Analyst Ratings for Werner Enterprises Inc. (WERN)

Updated: 2017-07-27

An average rating of Hold has been given to Werner Enterprises Inc. (NASDAQ:WERN) by analysts covering the stock. Last month, WERN received an average rating of Hold.

19 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 1 gave WERN a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 18 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Over the same time period, there has been an decrease of 2 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

A number of analysts gave price targets for WERN. The highest price target was 32, implying a possible profit of 4.4 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 24, implying potential capital losses of -21.7 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 6.9 percent. That number becomes 5.11 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 6.17 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 5.24 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 7 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 9 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of WERN to grow at a rate of 7.24 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. WERN has a PEG ratio of 3.89.

WERN has a 52-week high of 32.45 and a 52-week low of 21.45. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 42.89 percent, and below the high by 5.55 percent. WERN has a P/E ratio of 28.13. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The WERN value stock report compares WERN to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of WERN is $2.27 billion. WERN is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.