NASDAQ:WERN - Werner Enterprises Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $49.29
  • Forecasted Upside: 15.55 %
  • Number of Analysts: 18
  • Breakdown:
  • 2 Sell Ratings
  • 8 Hold Ratings
  • 8 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for WERN

Average Price Target: $49.29
▲ +15.55% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 18 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Werner Enterprises in the last 3 months. The average price target is $49.29, with a high forecast of $64.00 and a low forecast of $36.00. The average price target represents a 15.55% upside from the last price of $42.66.


The current consensus among 18 investment analysts is to hold stock in Werner Enterprises. This rating has held steady since April 2020, when it changed from a Buy consensus rating.

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
6/15/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetAverage ➝ Buy$61.00 ➝ $64.00Low
6/7/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeNeutral ➝ Sell$45.00Medium
4/29/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$56.00 ➝ $60.00High
4/13/2021SusquehannaBoost Price TargetNeutral$45.00 ➝ $48.00Low
4/12/2021Susquehanna BancsharesBoost Price TargetNeutral$45.00 ➝ $48.00Low
3/26/2021Vertical ResearchInitiated CoverageBuyHigh
3/17/2021UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Neutral$47.00 ➝ $50.00Low
3/16/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Neutral$51.00 ➝ $43.00Low
3/11/2021UBS GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$47.00 ➝ $50.00Medium
3/10/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$51.00 ➝ $43.00Low
3/4/2021Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$44.00 ➝ $52.00High
2/8/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$54.00 ➝ $56.00Low
1/26/2021SusquehannaDowngradePositive ➝ Neutral$47.00 ➝ $45.00Medium
1/26/2021Susquehanna BancsharesDowngradePositive ➝ Neutral$47.00 ➝ $45.00Low
1/19/2021Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Neutral$43.00 ➝ $44.00Low
12/14/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ Underweight$36.00Medium
12/4/2020Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageIn-Line$41.00Low
11/30/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetBuy$46.00 ➝ $49.00Low
11/24/2020Smith Barney CitigroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$52.00 ➝ $45.00Low
11/24/2020Citigroup Inc. 3% Minimum Coupon Principal Protected Based Upon RussellDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$52.00 ➝ $45.00High
11/23/2020Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralLow
10/29/2020UBS GroupLower Price TargetBuy$53.00 ➝ $48.00Medium
10/29/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$50.00 ➝ $54.00High
10/16/2020BarclaysUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$54.00High
10/15/2020Stifel NicolausUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$46.00 ➝ $51.00High
10/5/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$49.00 ➝ $50.00Low
9/23/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyInitiated CoverageEqual Weight$47.00Low
7/30/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetBuy$47.00 ➝ $51.00Low
7/30/2020CowenBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$39.00 ➝ $48.00High
7/30/2020KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$50.00 ➝ $55.00High
7/24/2020Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingSell$39.00Low
7/15/2020BarclaysBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$41.00 ➝ $45.00Low
7/8/2020CitigroupBoost Price TargetBuy$48.00 ➝ $52.00Low
7/7/2020KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$48.00 ➝ $50.00High
7/6/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$44.00 ➝ $45.00Medium
6/17/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetBuy$46.00 ➝ $47.00Medium
6/15/2020UBS GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$42.00 ➝ $49.00High
4/29/2020CitigroupBoost Price TargetBuy$40.00 ➝ $48.00High
4/29/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetUnderperform$33.00 ➝ $37.00High
4/29/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$40.00 ➝ $44.00High
4/29/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetUnderweight$37.00 ➝ $38.00High
4/29/2020UBS GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$32.00 ➝ $42.00High
4/29/2020CowenBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$36.00 ➝ $39.00High
4/22/2020KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$40.00 ➝ $42.00Low
4/17/2020BarclaysBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$39.00 ➝ $41.00Low
4/2/2020CitigroupBoost Price TargetAverage ➝ Buy$40.00 ➝ $43.00Low
3/27/2020KeyCorpLower Price TargetOverweight$43.00 ➝ $40.00Medium
3/23/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight$44.00 ➝ $40.00Low
3/17/2020Robert W. BairdUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$42.00High
3/12/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price TargetBuy$41.00 ➝ $38.00High
2/6/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$42.00 ➝ $44.00Medium
2/6/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetUnderperform$33.00 ➝ $34.00High
2/6/2020CowenReiterated RatingHold$36.00High
2/6/2020UBS GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$41.00 ➝ $42.00High
1/19/2020BarclaysReiterated RatingHold$39.00Low
1/15/2020Susquehanna BancsharesUpgradeNeutral ➝ Positive$46.00Low
1/14/2020Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyLow
1/6/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight$44.00 ➝ $42.00Medium
12/5/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$45.00Medium
10/30/2019Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$38.00Medium
10/25/2019UBS GroupSet Price TargetHold$41.00Low
10/25/2019Bank of AmericaSet Price TargetHold$40.00Low
10/25/2019Credit Suisse GroupSet Price TargetSell$28.00N/A
10/11/2019UBS GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$35.00 ➝ $38.00Low
10/7/2019Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$41.00 ➝ $43.00Medium
10/4/2019Wolfe ResearchUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Peer PerformLow
9/3/2019CitigroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$32.00 ➝ $40.00Low
7/26/2019Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetUnderperform$29.00 ➝ $28.00Low
7/26/2019Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight$42.00 ➝ $41.00Low
7/11/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftSet Price TargetBuy$39.00High
7/11/2019Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeNeutral ➝ UnderperformLow
7/8/2019Morgan StanleySet Price TargetBuy$42.00Low
7/1/2019StephensInitiated CoverageBuyLow
4/29/2019Buckingham ResearchBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$42.00 ➝ $43.00Low
4/26/2019CowenBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$35.00 ➝ $36.00High
4/26/2019CowenReiterated RatingMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$35.00 ➝ $36.00High
4/2/2019Buckingham ResearchLower Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$43.00 ➝ $42.00Low
2/7/2019Seaport Global SecuritiesReiterated RatingNeutralMedium
12/4/2018UBS GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$42.00 ➝ $36.00High
10/22/2018Morgan StanleySet Price TargetBuy$48.00Low
10/19/2018Stifel NicolausSet Price TargetHold$44.00Medium
10/19/2018StephensSet Price TargetBuy$40.00Medium
10/19/2018Robert W. BairdLower Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$40.00 ➝ $38.00Medium
10/19/2018CowenUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Market Perform$37.00Low
10/5/2018Wolfe ResearchDowngradeMarket Perform ➝ SellMedium
10/1/2018Loop CapitalInitiated CoverageBuy$42.00Medium
7/24/2018Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$40.00 ➝ $42.00High
7/24/2018Buckingham ResearchLower Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$53.00 ➝ $50.00High
7/24/2018CowenBoost Price TargetUnderperform$35.00 ➝ $37.00High
7/24/2018Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$48.00 ➝ $50.00High
7/24/2018Robert W. BairdBoost Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$41.00 ➝ $43.00High
7/24/2018CitigroupBoost Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$39.00 ➝ $42.00High
7/24/2018Bank of AmericaUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Neutral$41.00 ➝ $44.00High
7/11/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeNeutral ➝ Underweight$35.00Medium
4/20/2018Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$38.00 ➝ $39.00Medium
4/20/2018CowenReiterated RatingUnderperform$36.00 ➝ $35.00High
4/6/2018Stifel NicolausInitiated CoverageBuy$43.00High
4/2/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$43.00Medium
3/19/2018Robert W. BairdBoost Price TargetHold$43.00 ➝ $46.00Low
2/23/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold ➝ Hold$42.00 ➝ $43.00Low
1/31/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$35.00 ➝ $43.00Low
1/30/2018Seaport Global SecuritiesReiterated RatingNeutralLow
1/30/2018Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetUnderperform ➝ Underperform$36.00 ➝ $41.00Medium
1/30/2018Robert W. BairdBoost Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$41.00 ➝ $43.00High
1/30/2018Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$37.00 ➝ $48.00High
1/30/2018Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$40.00 ➝ $42.00High
1/30/2018CowenReiterated RatingUnderperform ➝ Underperform$30.00 ➝ $36.00High
1/10/2018StephensReiterated RatingBuy$48.00High
1/5/2018UBS GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$37.00 ➝ $47.00Medium
10/20/2017Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetNeutral$35.00 ➝ $34.00N/A
10/20/2017Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$29.00 ➝ $35.00N/A
10/20/2017Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$32.00 ➝ $35.00N/A
10/16/2017CowenDowngradeMarket Perform ➝ UnderperformN/A
10/12/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetNeutral$26.00 ➝ $35.00N/A
10/10/2017Bank of AmericaDowngradeNeutral ➝ Underperform$35.00 ➝ $33.00N/A
10/6/2017Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingHold$38.00N/A
10/2/2017BarclaysBoost Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$25.00 ➝ $32.00Medium
10/1/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHold$36.00Low
8/21/2017Buckingham ResearchInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ Buy$36.00Medium
8/14/2017StephensUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$30.00 ➝ $36.00High
8/9/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingHold$25.00 ➝ $32.00Low
7/25/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweight$30.00 ➝ $32.00High
7/25/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHold$26.00 ➝ $29.00High
7/25/2017CowenBoost Price TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$27.00 ➝ $31.00High
7/25/2017Bank of AmericaUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Neutral$30.00 ➝ $32.00High
7/10/2017Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingUnderperform$25.00 ➝ $30.00High
7/10/2017UBS GroupUpgradeSell ➝ Neutral$26.00 ➝ $30.00High
4/23/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingHold$31.00 ➝ $25.00High
4/13/2017Vertical ResearchInitiated CoverageSell$24.00Medium
3/27/2017BarclaysLower Price TargetEqual Weight$30.00 ➝ $25.00Medium
3/6/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingNeutral$27.00 ➝ $28.00N/A
2/10/2017Stifel NicolausUpgradeSell ➝ Hold$25.00 ➝ $28.00N/A
1/31/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldN/A
1/31/2017UBS GroupBoost Price TargetSell$25.00 ➝ $26.00N/A
1/31/2017Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$21.00 ➝ $27.00N/A
12/16/2016Seaport Global SecuritiesInitiated CoverageNeutralN/A
12/16/2016Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHold ➝ Sell$22.00 ➝ $24.00N/A
12/15/2016Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$22.00 ➝ $24.00N/A
11/14/2016Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$27.00N/A
11/10/2016KeyCorpReiterated RatingHoldN/A
11/2/2016Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftInitiated CoverageBuy$27.00N/A
10/21/2016CowenLower Price TargetMarket Perform$22.00 ➝ $21.00N/A
9/12/2016BarclaysBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$24.00 ➝ $26.00N/A
8/18/2016Morgan StanleySet Price TargetBuy$27.00N/A
7/25/2016Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftSet Price TargetHold$22.00 ➝ $23.00N/A
7/22/2016UBS GroupReiterated RatingSell$20.00N/A
7/22/2016CowenBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$23.00 ➝ $24.00N/A
7/11/2016CitigroupLower Price TargetNeutral$25.00 ➝ $24.00N/A
6/26/2016Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingHoldN/A
6/22/2016Susquehanna BancsharesReiterated RatingNeutralN/A
6/21/2016Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingHold$21.00N/A
6/21/2016BarclaysReiterated RatingHold$28.00 ➝ $23.00N/A
6/21/2016CowenLower Price TargetMarket Perform$28.00 ➝ $23.00N/A
6/21/2016Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$29.00 ➝ $22.00N/A
6/21/2016Bank of AmericaDowngradeNeutral ➝ UnderperformN/A
6/21/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight ➝ Neutral$30.00 ➝ $23.00N/A
6/21/2016Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetOutperform$32.00 ➝ $28.00N/A
(Data available from 6/18/2016 forward)
Werner Enterprises logo
Werner Enterprises, Inc., a transportation and logistics company, engages in transporting truckload shipments of general commodities in interstate and intrastate commerce in the United States, Mexico, and internationally. It operates in two segments, Truckload Transportation Services and Werner Logistics. The Truckload Transportation Services segment operates medium-to-long-haul van fleet that transports various consumer nondurable products and other commodities in truckload quantities using dry van trailers; the expedited fleet, which offers time-sensitive truckload services using driver teams; regional short-haul fleet that provides comparable truckload van service in the United States; and temperature controlled fleet, which offers truckload services for temperature sensitive products using temperature-controlled trailers. It transports retail store merchandise, consumer products, food and beverage products, and manufactured products. The Werner Logistics segment provides non-asset-based transportation and logistics services, including truck brokerage; logistics management services and solutions; rail transportation through alliances with rail and drayage providers; management of shipments from origin to destination using a combination of air, ocean, truck, and rail transportation modes; and home and business deliveries of large or heavy items using liftgate straight truck. As of December 31, 2020, the company had a fleet of 7,830 trucks, which included 7,390 company-operated, as well as 440 owned and operated by independent contractors; 24,400 company-owned trailers that comprised dry vans, flatbeds, and temperature-controlled and other specialized trailers; and 31 intermodal drayage trucks. Werner Enterprises, Inc. was founded in 1956 and is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska.
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Today's Range

Now: $42.66
Low: $42.41
High: $43.55

50 Day Range

MA: $47.04
Low: $43.71
High: $48.91

52 Week Range

Now: $42.66
Low: $35.15
High: $49.76


851,337 shs

Average Volume

576,260 shs

Market Capitalization

$2.90 billion

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Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Werner Enterprises?

The following equities research analysts have issued research reports on Werner Enterprises in the last twelve months: Bank of America Co., Barclays PLC, Citigroup Inc., Citigroup Inc. 3% Minimum Coupon Principal Protected Based Upon Russell, Cowen Inc, Credit Suisse Group AG, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft, Evercore ISI, KeyCorp, Morgan Stanley, Smith Barney Citigroup, Stifel Nicolaus, Susquehanna, Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc., The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., UBS Group AG, Vertical Research, Wells Fargo & Company, and Zacks Investment Research.
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What is the current price target for Werner Enterprises?

17 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Werner Enterprises in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $49.29, suggesting a possible upside of 15.5%. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft has the highest price target set, predicting WERN will reach $64.00 in the next twelve months. Wells Fargo & Company has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $36.00 for Werner Enterprises in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Werner Enterprises?

Werner Enterprises currently has 2 sell ratings, 8 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in WERN, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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How do I contact Werner Enterprises' investor relations team?

Werner Enterprises' physical mailing address is 14507 FRONTIER ROAD, OMAHA NE, 68145. The transportation company's listed phone number is 402-895-6640 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for Werner Enterprises is