News articles about Schneider National (NASDAQ:SNDR) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Schneider National earned a coverage optimism score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the company an impact score of 46.3552519358363 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

These are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

Several research analysts have recently weighed in on SNDR shares. Stephens started coverage on shares of Schneider National in a research note on Wednesday, April 19th. They set an “equal weight” rating and a $18.00 price target on the stock. Wolfe Research started coverage on shares of Schneider National in a research note on Monday, May 1st. They set a “market perform” rating on the stock. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Schneider National from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 13th. Bank of America Corporation reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $25.00 price target (up previously from $23.00) on shares of Schneider National in a research note on Monday, July 10th. Finally, Robert W. Baird started coverage on shares of Schneider National in a research note on Monday, May 1st. They set an “outperform” rating and a $22.00 price target on the stock. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $22.63.

Shares of Schneider National (NASDAQ SNDR) traded down 1.93% on Friday, hitting $21.34. 250,800 shares of the stock traded hands. The company has a market cap of $3.77 billion and a PE ratio of 1.38. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $21.44 and a 200 day moving average of $20.21. Schneider National has a one year low of $17.69 and a one year high of $23.12.

Schneider National (NASDAQ:SNDR) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 1st. The company reported $0.23 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.23. Schneider National had a net margin of 4.32% and a return on equity of 13.37%. The firm had revenue of $1.08 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.07 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.28 earnings per share. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 8.1% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts anticipate that Schneider National will post $0.96 earnings per share for the current year.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, October 2nd. Investors of record on Wednesday, September 20th will be issued a dividend of $0.05 per share. This represents a $0.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.94%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, September 19th.

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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.

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