Schneider National, Inc. [NYSE:SNDR]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Pro stock market traders often keep their attention pointed at what top market analysts have to say regarding a potential equity investment. For Schneider National, Inc. [SNDR] currently, the latest-available mean analyst rating is for the fiscal quarter that will end in December. On average, stock market experts give SNDR an Outperform rating. The average 12-month price forecast for this stock is $25.92, with the high estimate being $34.00, the low estimate being $18.00 and the median estimate amounting to $25.00. This is compared to its latest closing price of $20.32.

Wall Street analysts provide their ratings on a scale of 1 to 5, and the current average score for Schneider National, Inc. [SNDR] is sitting at 2.23. This is compared to 1 month ago, when its average rating was 2.38.

For the quarter ending in Sep-18 Schneider National, Inc. [SNDR] generated $1.28 billion in sales. That’s 1.06% higher than the average estimate of $1.27 billion as provided by Wall Street analysts. The three indicators above suggest that overall, this stock is demonstrating a mixed bag of positive appeal and some drawbacks, making it a somewhat risky investment that also has the potential to generate high ROI in the long run.

Keep your eyes peeled for this company’s upcoming financial results publication, which is slated for Thu 31 Jan (In 19 Days).

Fundamental Analysis of Schneider National, Inc. [SNDR]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for Schneider National, Inc. [SNDR] sitting at +6.39 and its Gross Margin at +8.81, this company’s Net Margin is now 9.70%. These metrics indicate that this company is not generating as much profit, after accounting for expenses, compared to its market peers.

This company’s Return on Total Capital is 13.30, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached 7.60%. Its Return on Equity is 25.35, and its Return on Assets is 12.21. These metrics all suggest that Schneider National, Inc. is doing well at using the money it earns to generate returns.

Turning to investigate this organization’s capital structure, Schneider National, Inc. [SNDR] has generated a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio of 23.26. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 18.87, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 13.20. Looking toward the future, this publicly-traded company’s Long-Term Debt to Equity is 22.25, and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 18.05. This company has a healthy balance between its debt and its current holdings, suggesting it is a reliable investment due to its ability to leverage debt in an efficient way.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 6.33 and its Total Debt to EBITDA Value is 0.79. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 0.73, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.09. Schneider National, Inc. [SNDR] has a Price to Book Ratio of 2.67, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 10.61 and P/E Ratio of 7.68. These metrics all suggest that Schneider National, Inc. is more likely to generate a positive ROI.

Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, Schneider National, Inc. [SNDR] earns $223,653 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 7.06 and its Total Asset Turnover is 1.37. This publicly-traded organization’s liquidity data is also interesting: its Quick Ratio is 2.19 and its Current Ratio is 2.37. This company, considering these metrics, has a healthy ratio between its short-term liquid assets and its short-term liabilities, making it a less risky investment.

Performance Indicators

Let’s now turn our attention to trading performance: Schneider National, Inc. [SNDR] has 176.07M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $3.57B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 17.56 to 30.52. At its current price, it has moved by -33.55% from its 52-week high, and it has moved 15.48% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Beta value is currently , which indicates that it is more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 54.57. This RSI score is good, suggesting this stock is neither overbought or oversold.

Conclusion: Is Schneider National, Inc. [SNDR] a Reliable Buy?

Shares of Schneider National, Inc. [SNDR], on the whole, present investors with both positive and negative signals. Wall Street analysts have mixed reviews when it comes to the 12-month price outlook, and this company’s financials show a combination of strengths and weaknesses. Based on the price performance, this investment is somewhat risky while presenting reasonable potential for ROI.