Reviewing Schneider National (NYSE:SNDR) and Its Competitors

Schneider National (NYSE: SNDR) is one of 28 publicly-traded companies in the “Ground Freight & Logistics” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Schneider National to related businesses based on the strength of its dividends, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares Schneider National and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Schneider National 3.61% 10.79% 4.79%
Schneider National Competitors 9.23% 13.61% 4.78%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Schneider National and its competitors revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Schneider National $4.05 billion $156.85 million 30.27
Schneider National Competitors $6.64 billion $807.32 million 246.30

Schneider National’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Schneider National. Schneider National is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Schneider National and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Schneider National 0 3 8 0 2.73
Schneider National Competitors 196 1364 1862 72 2.52

Schneider National presently has a consensus target price of $24.50, suggesting a potential downside of 8.03%. As a group, “Ground Freight & Logistics” companies have a potential upside of 12.33%. Given Schneider National’s competitors higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Schneider National has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Dividends

Schneider National pays an annual dividend of $0.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. Schneider National pays out 22.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Ground Freight & Logistics” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.6% and pay out 35.6% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

21.5% of Schneider National shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 71.4% of shares of all “Ground Freight & Logistics” companies are owned by institutional investors. 11.6% of shares of all “Ground Freight & Logistics” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Schneider National competitors beat Schneider National on 9 of the 13 factors compared.

About Schneider National

Schneider National, Inc. is a provider of transportation, logistics and related services. The Company’s transportation solutions include one-way, intermodal, dedicated, bulk, transport management, trans loading services, international services and Schneider payment services. Its supply chain management and consulting services include logistics solution design, global supply chain services, enterprise and market entry assistance, and sourcing and compliance. Schneider Logistics is the subsidiary of the Company, which provides supply chain management technology, managed services, engineering services and freight payment. The Company operates approximately 10,000 tractors, around 28,800 trailers and around 14,300 containers. It has operations in around 36 locations in Canada, the United States and Mexico.

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