Werner Enterprises, Inc. (WERN) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 10, 2014


Werner Enterprises, Inc. ( WERN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 10, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 06, 2014. Shareholders who purchased WERN stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 6th quarter that WERN has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $24.87, the dividend yield is .8%.

The previous trading day's last sale of WERN was $24.87, representing a -7.44% decrease from the 52 week high of $26.87 and a 14.08% increase over the 52 week low of $21.80.

WERN is a part of the Transportation sector, which includes companies such as United Parcel Service, Inc. ( UPS ) and J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. ( JBHT ). WERN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.18. Zacks Investment Research reports WERN's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 10.79%, compared to an industry average of 12.4%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the WERN Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to WERN through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have WERN as a top-10 holding:

  • First Trust Mid Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund ( FNK ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FNK with an increase of 5.74% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WERN at 1%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks

Referenced Stocks: WERN , UPS , JBHT , FNK

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