Equities research analysts expect that Schneider National Inc (NYSE:SNDR) will post $0.32 earnings per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Four analysts have issued estimates for Schneider National’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $0.31 to $0.33. Schneider National posted earnings per share of $0.27 in the same quarter last year, which would suggest a positive year-over-year growth rate of 18.5%. The company is scheduled to announce its next quarterly earnings report on Thursday, April 25th.

On average, analysts expect that Schneider National will report full year earnings of $1.71 per share for the current fiscal year, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.50 to $1.80. For the next year, analysts expect that the firm will post earnings of $1.87 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.74 to $1.99. Zacks’ earnings per share averages are an average based on a survey of research firms that follow Schneider National.

Schneider National (NYSE:SNDR) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, January 31st. The company reported $0.49 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.46 by $0.03. The business had revenue of $1.32 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.33 billion. Schneider National had a return on equity of 13.81% and a net margin of 5.40%.

SNDR has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. Morgan Stanley set a $35.00 target price on shares of Schneider National and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, October 22nd. Stifel Nicolaus upgraded shares of Schneider National from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $28.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Monday, October 29th. Citigroup reduced their target price on shares of Schneider National from $26.00 to $25.00 and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a report on Friday, November 2nd. JPMorgan Chase & Co. cut their price target on shares of Schneider National from $28.00 to $27.00 and set an “overweight” rating on the stock in a report on Friday, November 2nd. Finally, Robert W. Baird cut their target price on shares of Schneider National from $29.00 to $28.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, November 2nd. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $28.00.

NYSE SNDR traded up $0.27 during trading hours on Tuesday, reaching $22.49. 1,405 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 632,171. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.20, a current ratio of 2.34 and a quick ratio of 2.23. Schneider National has a one year low of $17.56 and a one year high of $30.52. The firm has a market cap of $3.93 billion, a PE ratio of 14.53, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.00 and a beta of 1.54.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, April 8th. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 15th will be given a $0.06 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 14th. This represents a $0.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.07%. Schneider National’s payout ratio is currently 15.48%.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of SNDR. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its position in shares of Schneider National by 82.9% in the second quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 518,349 shares of the company’s stock worth $14,259,000 after purchasing an additional 234,976 shares during the period. California Public Employees Retirement System bought a new position in shares of Schneider National in the second quarter worth approximately $310,000. State of Alaska Department of Revenue bought a new position in shares of Schneider National in the third quarter worth approximately $126,000. Bank of Montreal Can boosted its position in shares of Schneider National by 1,394.9% in the third quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 56,970 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,423,000 after purchasing an additional 53,159 shares during the period. Finally, Peregrine Capital Management LLC boosted its position in shares of Schneider National by 2.7% in the third quarter. Peregrine Capital Management LLC now owns 1,041,497 shares of the company’s stock worth $26,017,000 after purchasing an additional 27,561 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 23.02% of the company’s stock.

About Schneider National

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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