Schneider National Inc (NYSE:SNDR) Director James L. Welch bought 2,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, November 6th. The stock was bought at an average price of $22.37 per share, with a total value of $44,740.00. Following the purchase, the director now owns 5,472 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $122,408.64. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.

Shares of NYSE SNDR opened at $22.99 on Friday. Schneider National Inc has a fifty-two week low of $20.14 and a fifty-two week high of $30.52. The company has a quick ratio of 2.27, a current ratio of 2.34 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.20. The company has a market cap of $4.12 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.63, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.18 and a beta of 1.32.

Schneider National (NYSE:SNDR) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 1st. The company reported $0.40 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.40. Schneider National had a return on equity of 12.53% and a net margin of 9.66%. The firm had revenue of $1.28 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.27 billion. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.23 EPS. Schneider National’s quarterly revenue was up 15.2% on a year-over-year basis. Equities analysts expect that Schneider National Inc will post 1.52 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, January 7th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.06 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 13th. This represents a $0.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.04%. Schneider National’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 25.53%.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the business. Sei Investments Co. grew its stake in Schneider National by 28.0% during the 2nd quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 45,586 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,254,000 after purchasing an additional 9,969 shares in the last quarter. Strs Ohio acquired a new stake in Schneider National during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $480,000. Chicago Equity Partners LLC acquired a new stake in Schneider National during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $374,000. Rhumbline Advisers grew its stake in Schneider National by 9.2% during the 2nd quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 43,318 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,192,000 after purchasing an additional 3,657 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Macquarie Group Ltd. grew its stake in Schneider National by 4.4% during the 2nd quarter. Macquarie Group Ltd. now owns 99,330 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,732,000 after purchasing an additional 4,204 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 24.71% of the company’s stock.

A number of equities research analysts have recently issued reports on SNDR shares. Morgan Stanley increased their target price on Schneider National from $36.00 to $37.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research note on Friday, August 3rd. Stifel Nicolaus increased their target price on Schneider National from $29.00 to $31.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, August 6th. Bank of America lowered Schneider National from a “buy” rating to an “underperform” rating and lowered their target price for the company from $35.00 to $27.00 in a research note on Thursday, August 9th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Schneider National from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 16th. Finally, Wolfe Research lowered Schneider National from a “peer perform” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research note on Friday, October 5th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the stock. Schneider National presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $29.00.

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Schneider National Company Profile

Schneider National, Inc, a transportation and logistics services company, provides truckload, intermodal, and logistics solutions in North America. Its Truckload segment provides standard long-haul and regional shipping services through dry van equipment; and bulk, temperature-controlled, final mile delivery, and customized solutions for time-sensitive loads.

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