Schneider National (NYSE: SNDR) is one of 28 publicly-traded companies in the “Ground Freight & Logistics” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Schneider National to related companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends, risk and profitability.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Schneider National and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Schneider National 0 3 8 0 2.73
Schneider National Competitors 193 1361 1853 72 2.52

Schneider National presently has a consensus price target of $24.50, suggesting a potential upside of 0.37%. As a group, “Ground Freight & Logistics” companies have a potential upside of 12.82%. Given Schneider National’s peers higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Schneider National has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

22.8% of Schneider National shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 72.1% of shares of all “Ground Freight & Logistics” companies are owned by institutional investors. 11.9% of shares of all “Ground Freight & Logistics” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

Schneider National pays an annual dividend of $0.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. Schneider National pays out 22.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Ground Freight & Logistics” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.6% and pay out 34.8% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Schneider National and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
Schneider National $4.05 billion $156.85 million 27.74
Schneider National Competitors $6.64 billion $807.55 million 240.35

Schneider National’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Schneider National. Schneider National is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Profitability

This table compares Schneider National and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Schneider National 3.61% 10.79% 4.79%
Schneider National Competitors 9.25% 13.52% 4.76%

Summary

Schneider National peers beat Schneider National on 9 of the 13 factors compared.

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. Schneider Logistics is the subsidiary of the Company, which provides supply chain management technology, managed services, engineering services and freight payment. The Company operates approximately 10,000 tractors, around 28,800 trailers and around 14,300 containers. It has operations in around 36 locations in Canada, the United States and Mexico.

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