Schneider National (SNDR - Free Report) closed the most recent trading day at $23.01, moving -0.52% from the previous trading session. This move was narrower than the S&P 500's daily loss of 0.92%. Meanwhile, the Dow lost 0.77%, and the Nasdaq, a tech-heavy index, lost 1.65%.
Prior to today's trading, shares of the trucking company had gained 5.14% over the past month. This has outpaced the Transportation sector's loss of 4.04% and the S&P 500's loss of 2.56% in that time.
Wall Street will be looking for positivity from SNDR as it approaches its next earnings report date. This is expected to be February 7, 2019. In that report, analysts expect SNDR to post earnings of $0.46 per share. This would mark year-over-year growth of 39.39%. Our most recent consensus estimate is calling for quarterly revenue of $1.32 billion, up 10.83% from the year-ago period.
SNDR's full-year Zacks Consensus Estimates are calling for earnings of $1.53 per share and revenue of $4.97 billion. These results would represent year-over-year changes of +62.77% and +13.29%, respectively.
Investors might also notice recent changes to analyst estimates for SNDR. Recent revisions tend to reflect the latest near-term business trends. As such, positive estimate revisions reflect analyst optimism about the company's business and profitability.
Our research shows that these estimate changes are directly correlated with near-term stock prices. We developed the Zacks Rank to capitalize on this phenomenon. Our system takes these estimate changes into account and delivers a clear, actionable rating model.
The Zacks Rank system ranges from #1 (Strong Buy) to #5 (Strong Sell). It has a remarkable, outside-audited track record of success, with #1 stocks delivering an average annual return of +25% since 1988. Within the past 30 days, our consensus EPS projection has moved 0.01% higher. SNDR is holding a Zacks Rank of #3 (Hold) right now.
Digging into valuation, SNDR currently has a Forward P/E ratio of 15.16. This valuation marks a discount compared to its industry's average Forward P/E of 18.36.
Also, we should mention that SNDR has a PEG ratio of 1.17. The PEG ratio is similar to the widely-used P/E ratio, but this metric also takes the company's expected earnings growth rate into account. The Transportation - Services was holding an average PEG ratio of 2.22 at yesterday's closing price.
The Transportation - Services industry is part of the Transportation sector. This group has a Zacks Industry Rank of 113, putting it in the top 44% of all 250+ industries.
The Zacks Industry Rank includes is listed in order from best to worst in terms of the average Zacks Rank of the individual companies within each of these sectors. Our research shows that the top 50% rated industries outperform the bottom half by a factor of 2 to 1.
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