Werner Enterprises Earnings: Here’s Why the Stock is Down Now

Werner Enterprises Inc. (NASDAQ:WERN) delivered a profit and missed Wall Street’s expectations, AND came up short on beating the revenue expectation. The revenue miss is a negative sign to shareholders seeking high growth out of the company. Shares are down 0.13%.

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Werner Enterprises Inc. Earnings Cheat Sheet

Results: Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 17.24% to $0.24 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.29 in the year-earlier quarter.

Revenue: Decreased 1.1% to $492.89 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Actual vs. Wall St. Expectations: Werner Enterprises Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.24 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $0.28. It missed the average revenue estimate of $505.99 million.

Quoting Management: There was no comment from management.

Key Stats (on next page)…

Revenue decreased 3.3% from $509.69 million in the previous quarter. EPS decreased 31.43% from $0.35 in the previous quarter.

Looking Forward: Analysts have a neutral outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings is a profit of $0.40 and has not changed. For the current year, the average estimate has moved down from a profit of $1.54 to a profit of $1.51 over the last ninety days.

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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)