Werner Enterprises, Inc. ( WERN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 01, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.06 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 20, 2015. Shareholders who purchased WERN prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 20% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $25.4, the dividend yield is .94%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WERN was $25.4, representing a -23.99% decrease from the 52 week high of $33.42 and a 8.09% increase over the 52 week low of $23.50.
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 $1.57. Zacks Investment Research reports WERN's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 22.37%, compared to an industry average of 11.3%.