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Earnings Preview For Werner Enterprises

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Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN) unveils its next round of earnings Monday. Get prepared with Benzinga's ultimate preview for Werner Enterprises's Q4 earnings.

Earnings and Revenue

Analysts predict Werner Enterprises will report earnings of 38 cents per share on revenue of $551.1 million.

Werner Enterprises reported a per-share profit of 30 cents per share when it published results during the same quarter last year. Sales in that period totaled $518 million. If the company were to match the current consensus estimate when it reports Monday, EPS would be up 26.67 percent. Sales would be up 6.22 percent on a year-over-year basis.

Werner Enterprises's reported EPS has stacked up against analyst estimates in the past like this:

 

Quarter Q3 2017 Q2 2017 Q1 2017 Q4 2016
EPS Estimate 0.31 0.26 0.2 0.27
EPS Actual 0.31 0.32 0.22 0.3

 

Q4 EPS Estimate: 38 cents per share
Q4 Revenues Estimate: $551 million

Stock Performance

Shares of Werner Enterprises are trading around $42.85. Over the last 52-week period, shares are up 58.4 percent. Given that these returns are generally positive, long-term shareholders can be content going into this earnings release.

Analyst estimates are adjusted higher for EPS and revenues over the past 90 days. Analysts seem to have settled on a Neutral rating with Werner Enterprises. The strength of this rating has risen over the past three months.

Conference Call

Don't be surprised to see the stock move on comments made during its conference call. Werner Enterprises's Q4 conference call is scheduled to begin at 8:00 a.m. ET and can be accessed here: http://investor.werner.com/news-and-events/events-calendar/default.aspx

 

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