Media coverage about Schneider National (NASDAQ:SNDR) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Schneider National earned a coverage optimism score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the company an impact score of 46.4829104121981 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern’s scoring:

Schneider National (NASDAQ:SNDR) opened at 20.92 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $3.70 billion and a P/E ratio of 1.35. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $21.43 and a 200-day moving average price of $20.30. Schneider National has a 12-month low of $17.69 and a 12-month high of $23.12.

Schneider National (NASDAQ:SNDR) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, August 1st. The company reported $0.23 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.23. The firm had revenue of $1.08 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.07 billion. Schneider National had a return on equity of 13.37% and a net margin of 4.32%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 8.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.28 EPS. On average, analysts predict that Schneider National will post $0.96 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, October 2nd. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, September 20th will be given a dividend of $0.05 per share. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.96%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, September 19th.

A number of research firms recently commented on SNDR. Stephens began coverage on Schneider National in a report on Wednesday, April 19th. They issued an “equal weight” rating and a $18.00 price objective on the stock. J P Morgan Chase & Co began coverage on Schneider National in a report on Monday, May 1st. They issued an “overweight” rating and a $22.00 price objective on the stock. Citigroup Inc. began coverage on Schneider National in a report on Tuesday, May 2nd. They issued a “buy” rating and a $22.00 price objective on the stock. Bank of America Corporation restated a “buy” rating and issued a $25.00 price objective (up previously from $23.00) on shares of Schneider National in a report on Monday, July 10th. Finally, Morgan Stanley began coverage on Schneider National in a report on Monday, May 1st. They issued an “overweight” rating and a $24.00 price objective on the stock. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the stock. Schneider National presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $22.63.

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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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