Brokerages expect Schneider National Inc (NYSE:SNDR) to post $1.30 billion in sales for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Four analysts have provided estimates for Schneider National’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $1.30 billion to $1.32 billion. Schneider National posted sales of $1.24 billion in the same quarter last year, which suggests a positive year-over-year growth rate of 4.8%. The firm is expected to announce its next quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 1st.

On average, analysts expect that Schneider National will report full-year sales of $5.27 billion for the current year, with estimates ranging from $5.19 billion to $5.30 billion. For the next fiscal year, analysts forecast that the firm will report sales of $5.55 billion, with estimates ranging from $5.49 billion to $5.61 billion. Zacks Investment Research’s sales calculations are a mean average based on a survey of research analysts that follow Schneider National.

Schneider National (NYSE:SNDR) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 2nd. The company reported $0.21 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.31 by ($0.10). Schneider National had a return on equity of 12.69% and a net margin of 5.13%. The business had revenue of $1.19 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.23 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.27 EPS. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 4.8% compared to the same quarter last year.

A number of analysts recently weighed in on SNDR shares. Buckingham Research dropped their target price on Schneider National from $30.00 to $29.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Tuesday, April 2nd. Stephens set a $25.00 target price on Schneider National and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, May 3rd. UBS Group set a $24.00 target price on Schneider National and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, May 3rd. Bank of America upgraded Schneider National from an “underperform” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $25.00 target price for the company in a research report on Monday, February 4th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Schneider National from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, February 2nd. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Schneider National presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $27.20.

In other Schneider National news, CEO Christopher B. Lofgren sold 245,995 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, March 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $21.52, for a total value of $5,293,812.40. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 1,378,534 shares in the company, valued at $29,666,051.68. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, CEO Christopher B. Lofgren sold 54,005 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, March 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $22.02, for a total value of $1,189,190.10. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 1,425,042 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $31,379,424.84. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders own 28.00% of the company’s stock.

Hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Cresset Asset Management LLC bought a new stake in Schneider National in the first quarter valued at approximately $49,000. Tyers Asset Management LLC bought a new stake in Schneider National in the first quarter valued at approximately $49,000. First Hawaiian Bank lifted its position in Schneider National by 163.1% in the fourth quarter. First Hawaiian Bank now owns 3,039 shares of the company’s stock valued at $57,000 after purchasing an additional 1,884 shares during the last quarter. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co NY lifted its position in Schneider National by 151.6% in the first quarter. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co NY now owns 3,963 shares of the company’s stock valued at $453,000 after purchasing an additional 2,388 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Quantamental Technologies LLC bought a new stake in Schneider National in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $99,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 24.06% of the company’s stock.

Shares of NYSE SNDR opened at $19.27 on Thursday. Schneider National has a 12 month low of $17.56 and a 12 month high of $30.52. The company has a quick ratio of 2.02, a current ratio of 2.10 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.15. The stock has a market cap of $3.34 billion, a PE ratio of 12.43, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.25 and a beta of 1.45.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, July 9th. Investors of record on Friday, June 14th will be given a $0.06 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 13th. This represents a $0.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.25%. Schneider National’s payout ratio is 15.48%.

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, first to final mile delivery, and customized solutions for time-sensitive loads.

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