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Schneider National (SNDR) Outpaces Stock Market Gains: What You Should Know

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Schneider National (SNDR - Free Report) closed the most recent trading day at $21.84, moving +1.72% from the previous trading session. This move outpaced the S&P 500's daily gain of 0.3%. Elsewhere, the Dow 0%, while the tech-heavy Nasdaq added 0.92%.

Heading into today, shares of the trucking company had gained 6.8% over the past month, outpacing the Transportation sector's loss of 0.82% and the S&P 500's loss of 4.06% 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. On that day, SNDR is projected to report earnings of $0.46 per share, which would represent 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 $1.52 per share and revenue of $4.97 billion. These results would represent year-over-year changes of +61.7% and +13.29%, respectively.

Investors should also note any recent changes to analyst estimates for SNDR. These revisions typically reflect the latest short-term business trends, which can change frequently. As a result, we can interpret positive estimate revisions as a good sign for the company's business outlook.

Research indicates that these estimate revisions are directly correlated with near-term share price momentum. Investors can capitalize on this by using the Zacks Rank. This model considers these estimate changes and provides a simple, actionable rating system.

The Zacks Rank system, which ranges from #1 (Strong Buy) to #5 (Strong Sell), has an impressive outside-audited track record of outperformance, with #1 stocks generating an average annual return of +25% since 1988. The Zacks Consensus EPS estimate has moved 0.22% lower within the past month. SNDR is currently sporting a Zacks Rank of #3 (Hold).

In terms of valuation, SNDR is currently trading at a Forward P/E ratio of 14.33. Its industry sports an average Forward P/E of 16.46, so we one might conclude that SNDR is trading at a discount comparatively.

We can also see that SNDR currently has a PEG ratio of 1.1. This popular metric is similar to the widely-known P/E ratio, with the difference being that the PEG ratio also takes into account the company's expected earnings growth rate. The Transportation - Services was holding an average PEG ratio of 2.17 at yesterday's closing price.

The Transportation - Services industry is part of the Transportation sector. This industry currently has a Zacks Industry Rank of 108, which puts it in the top 42% 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.

You can find more information on all of these metrics, and much more, on Zacks.com.




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