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How to buy Schneider National stock | $22.01

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Schneider National, Inc is a trucking business based in the US. Schneider National shares (SNDR) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Schneider National employs 15,650 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$4.5 billion.

How to buy shares in Schneider National

  1. Compare share trading platforms. If you're a beginner, look for a platform with low commissions, expert ratings and investment tools to track your portfolio. Narrow down top brands with our comparison table.
  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Schneider National. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: SNDR. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Schneider National reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$22.01, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Schneider National, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Schneider National. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Schneider National share price

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Schneider National shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-10-19.
Latest market close USD$22.01
52-week range USD$15.36 - USD$28.13
50-day moving average USD$25.7897
200-day moving average USD$24.0665
Wall St. target price USD$27.86
PE ratio 27.2447
Dividend yield USD$0.26 (1.02%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.936

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Is it a good time to buy Schneider National stock?

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Schneider National price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $22.01 from 2020-11-16

1 week (2020-11-25) 3.28%
1 month (2020-11-06) 4.86%
3 months (2020-09-04) -18.99%
6 months (2020-06-05) -5.33%
1 year (2019-12-06) -1.61%
2 years (2018-12-06) 7.95%
3 years (2017-12-06) -17.38%
5 years (2015-12-02) N/A

Is Schneider National under- or over-valued?

Valuing Schneider National stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Schneider National's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Schneider National's P/E ratio

Schneider National's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 27x. In other words, Schneider National shares trade at around 27x recent earnings.

That's comparable to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29).

Schneider National's PEG ratio

Schneider National's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 4.3549. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Schneider National's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Schneider National's EBITDA

Schneider National's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$614.4 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Schneider National's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Schneider National financials

Revenue TTM USD$4.5 billion
Operating margin TTM 7.3%
Gross profit TTM USD$864.3 million
Return on assets TTM 5.34%
Return on equity TTM 7.39%
Profit margin 3.69%
Book value $13.007
Market capitalisation USD$4.3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Schneider National shares

There are currently 1.8 million Schneider National shares held short by investors – that's known as Schneider National's "short interest". This figure is 7.1% up from 1.6 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Schneider National shares can be evaluated.

Schneider National's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Schneider National's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Schneider National shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Schneider National shares traded daily (recently around 448784.65473146). Schneider National's SIR currently stands at 3.91. In other words for every 100,000 Schneider National shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3910 shares are currently held short.

However Schneider National's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Schneider National shares, or, against the total number of tradable Schneider National shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Schneider National's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Schneider National shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0374% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Schneider National shares, roughly 37 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Schneider National.

Find out more about how you can short Schneider National stock.

Schneider National share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 21.43% of net profits

Recently Schneider National has paid out, on average, around 21.43% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.02% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Schneider National shareholders could enjoy a 1.02% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Schneider National's case, that would currently equate to about $0.26 per share.

While Schneider National's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Schneider National is investing more in its future growth.

Schneider National's most recent dividend payout was on 8 October 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 10 September 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Schneider National share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Schneider National's shares have ranged in value from as little as $15.36 up to $28.13. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

SNDR.US volatility(beta: 1.1)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Schneider National's is 1.1032. This would suggest that Schneider National's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Schneider National overview

Schneider National, Inc., a transportation and logistics services company, provides truckload, intermodal, and logistics solutions in North America. Its Truckload segment provides standard long-haul and regional shipping services through dry van, bulk, temperature-controlled, and flat-bed equipment, as well as customized solutions for time-sensitive loads. The company's Intermodal segment offers door-to-door container on flat car services, including rail and over-the-road transportation through containers, chassis, and trucks. Its Logistics segment provides non-asset freight brokerage, supply chain, and import/export services; value-added services to manage and move its customers' freight; and trans-loading and warehousing services. Schneider National, Inc. also leases equipment, such as trucks to owner-operators; and provides insurance for the company drivers and owner-operators. The company was founded in 1935 and is headquartered in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

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