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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.79
WERN's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
66% of the 773 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. WERN: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
WERN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.11  Med: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.79
Equity to Asset 0.56
WERN's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
69% of the 730 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. WERN: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
WERN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.54  Med: 0.60 Max: 0.65
Current: 0.56
0.54
0.65
Interest Coverage 181.71
WERN's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
79% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 8.08 vs. WERN: 181.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
WERN' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 10.14  Med: 122.23 Max: 9999.99
Current: 181.71
10.14
9999.99
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 4.70
M-Score: -2.86
WACC vs ROIC
8.96%
12.87%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 8.16
WERN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 769 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 6.07 vs. WERN: 8.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
WERN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 5.21  Med: 7.99 Max: 11.07
Current: 8.16
5.21
11.07
Net-margin (%) 5.01
WERN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 775 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 4.15 vs. WERN: 5.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
WERN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 3.12  Med: 4.87 Max: 6.63
Current: 5.01
3.12
6.63
ROE (%) 13.25
WERN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 765 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 7.01 vs. WERN: 13.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
WERN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 7.8  Med: 11.67 Max: 14.74
Current: 13.25
7.8
14.74
ROA (%) 7.45
WERN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 786 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. WERN: 7.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
WERN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 4.62  Med: 6.89 Max: 8.37
Current: 7.45
4.62
8.37
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 15.20
WERN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 768 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 8.38 vs. WERN: 15.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
WERN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 9.75  Med: 13.99 Max: 28.94
Current: 15.2
9.75
28.94
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 2.50
WERN's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 643 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. WERN: 2.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WERN' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -4.2  Med: 7.50 Max: 17.6
Current: 2.5
-4.2
17.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 0.80
WERN's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 545 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. WERN: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WERN' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -6  Med: 5.20 Max: 15.1
Current: 0.8
-6
15.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -1.00
WERN's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. WERN: -1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WERN' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -14.2  Med: 2.50 Max: 21.6
Current: -1
-14.2
21.6
» WERN's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

WERN Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Joel Greenblatt 1,080,519 sh (+66.80%)
Murray Stahl 29,953 sh (-3.66%)
Paul Tudor Jones 9,500 sh (-19.49%)
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Q3 2014

WERN Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 99,163 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 24,301 sh (+155.80%)
Murray Stahl 33,139 sh (+10.64%)
Joel Greenblatt 229,793 sh (-78.73%)
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Q4 2014

WERN Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons Sold Out
Murray Stahl 27,503 sh (-17.01%)
Paul Tudor Jones 8,400 sh (-65.43%)
Joel Greenblatt 10,566 sh (-95.40%)
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Q1 2015

WERN Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 29,963 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 29,800 sh (+254.76%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Murray Stahl 26,453 sh (-3.82%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 19.37
WERN's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
50% of the 596 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 18.90 vs. WERN: 19.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
WERN' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 13.83  Med: 18.56 Max: 29.54
Current: 19.37
13.83
29.54
Forward P/E 15.36
WERN's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
59% of the 316 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 13.28 vs. WERN: 15.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 19.30
WERN's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
51% of the 597 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 18.70 vs. WERN: 19.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
WERN' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 13.83  Med: 18.54 Max: 29.41
Current: 19.3
13.83
29.41
P/B 2.42
WERN's P/B is ranked lower than
74% of the 742 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. WERN: 2.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
WERN' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.24  Med: 2.10 Max: 2.84
Current: 2.42
1.24
2.84
P/S 0.98
WERN's P/S is ranked higher than
52% of the 767 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. WERN: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
WERN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.85 Max: 1.15
Current: 0.98
0.45
1.15
POCF 7.76
WERN's POCF is ranked higher than
59% of the 582 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 8.93 vs. WERN: 7.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
WERN' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 3.65  Med: 7.32 Max: 13.52
Current: 7.76
3.65
13.52
EV-to-EBIT 11.73
WERN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
68% of the 629 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 15.17 vs. WERN: 11.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
WERN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8  Med: 10.75 Max: 16.5
Current: 11.73
8
16.5
PEG 4.02
WERN's PEG is ranked lower than
70% of the 277 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. WERN: 4.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
WERN' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.02  Med: 3.27 Max: 59.16
Current: 4.02
1.02
59.16
Shiller P/E 22.07
WERN's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
51% of the 395 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 22.04 vs. WERN: 22.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
WERN' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 11.47  Med: 20.13 Max: 28.05
Current: 22.07
11.47
28.05
Current Ratio 2.15
WERN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 742 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. WERN: 2.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
WERN' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.24  Med: 1.91 Max: 2.4
Current: 2.15
1.24
2.4
Quick Ratio 2.06
WERN's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 742 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. WERN: 2.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
WERN' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.24  Med: 1.84 Max: 2.32
Current: 2.06
1.24
2.32
Days Inventory 5.85
WERN's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
71% of the 608 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 12.86 vs. WERN: 5.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
WERN' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 3.65  Med: 6.57 Max: 9.81
Current: 5.85
3.65
9.81
Days Sales Outstanding 41.96
WERN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
51% of the 607 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 41.69 vs. WERN: 41.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
WERN' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 31.34  Med: 39.07 Max: 45.51
Current: 41.96
31.34
45.51

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 0.69
WERN's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
95% of the 916 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 2.25 vs. WERN: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
WERN' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.86 Max: 1.27
Current: 0.69
0.45
1.27
Dividend Payout 0.14
WERN's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
85% of the 555 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. WERN: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
WERN' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.13 Max: 0.56
Current: 0.14
0.07
0.56
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.60
WERN's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
98% of the 917 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 2.88 vs. WERN: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
WERN' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.73 Max: 1.08
Current: 0.6
0.38
1.08
Share Buyback Rate 0.20
WERN's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
79% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. WERN: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
WERN' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 3.9  Med: -0.10 Max: -1.2
Current: 0.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 2.43
WERN's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
70% of the 694 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. WERN: 2.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
WERN' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.05  Med: 1.98 Max: 2.81
Current: 2.43
1.05
2.81
Price/Projected FCF 3.79
WERN's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
82% of the 330 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. WERN: 3.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
WERN' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 2.04  Med: 3.59 Max: 11.48
Current: 3.79
2.04
11.48
Price/Median PS Value 1.15
WERN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
51% of the 659 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. WERN: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
WERN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.55  Med: 1.05 Max: 1.48
Current: 1.15
0.55
1.48
Price/Graham Number 1.44
WERN's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
63% of the 472 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. WERN: 1.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
WERN' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.7  Med: 1.27 Max: 1.69
Current: 1.44
0.7
1.69
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 8.57
WERN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 772 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. WERN: 8.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
WERN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 6.1  Med: 9.30 Max: 12.5
Current: 8.57
6.1
12.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 1.71
WERN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 426 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 2.46 vs. WERN: 1.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
WERN' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -6.6  Med: 2.30 Max: 6.7
Current: 1.71
-6.6
6.7

Business Description

Industry: Transportation & Logistics » Trucking
Compare:JBHT, NPEXY, ODFL, CNW, FGROF » details
Traded in other countries:WE1.Germany,
Werner Enterprises Inc was incorporated in the State of Nebraska in September 1982 and completed its initial public offering in June 1986. It is a transportation and logistics company engaged mainly in hauling truckload shipments of general commodities in both interstate and intrastate commerce. It also provides logistics services through its Value Added Services division. At the end of 2013, the Company had a fleet of 7,050 trucks, of which 6,380 were company-operated and 670 were owned and operated by independent contractors. Its VAS division operated an additional 49 intermodal drayage trucks at the end of 2013. The Company has two reportable segments; Truckload Transportation Services and VAS. Its Truckload segment is comprised of the One-Way Truckload and Specialized Services units. One-Way Truckload includes the following operating fleets: the regional short-haul fleet transports a variety of consumer nondurable products and other commodities in truckload quantities within geographic regions across the United States using dry van trailers; the medium-to-long-haul van fleet provides comparable truckload van service over irregular routes; and the expedited fleet provides time-sensitive truckload services utilizing driver teams. Specialized Services provides truckload services dedicated to a specific customer, generally for a retail distribution center or manufacturing facility, including services for products requiring specialized trailers such as flatbed or temperature-controlled trailers. Its Truckload fleets operate throughout the 48 contiguous U.S. states pursuant to operating authority, both common and contract, granted by the U.S. Department of Transportation and pursuant to intrastate authority granted by various U.S. states. It also has authority to operate in several provinces of Canada and to provide through-trailer service into and out of Mexico. The main types of freight it transport include retail store merchandise, consumer products, grocery products and manufactured products. Its VAS segment is a non-asset-based transportation and logistics provider. VAS is comprised of the following four operating units that provide non-trucking services to its customers: truck brokerage uses contracted carriers to complete customer shipments; freight management offers a full range of single-source logistics management services and solutions; the intermodal unit offers rail transportation through alliances with rail and drayage providers as an alternative to truck transportation; and Werner Global Logistics international provides complete management of shipments from origin to destination using a combination of air, ocean, truck and rail transportation modes. Its Brokerage unit had transportation services contracts with approximately 11,000 carriers as of December 31, 2013. The Company competes mainly with other truckload carriers, logistics companies, intermodal companies, railroads, less-than-truckload carriers and private c
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Werner Enterprises Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) May 04 2010 
Werner Enterprises Inc. (WERN) President & CEO Gregory L Werner sells 150,000 Shares Apr 26 2010 
Werner Enterprises Inc. (WERN) Vice Chairman Gary L Werner sells 110,000 Shares Apr 26 2010 
Werner Enterprises Inc. (WERN) Sr. Executive VP & COO Derek J Leathers sells 10,834 Shares Mar 08 2010 
Werner Enterprises Inc. (WERN) President & CEO Gregory L Werner sells 75,000 Shares Feb 02 2010 
Werner Enterprises Inc. (WERN) Vice Chairman Gary L Werner sells 55,000 Shares Feb 02 2010 

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