Celadon Group (NYSE:CGI) and Schneider National (NYSE:SNDR) are both transportation companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, dividends and earnings.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Celadon Group and Schneider National’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Schneider National||$4.38 billion||0.90||$389.90 million||$0.94||23.69|
This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Celadon Group and Schneider National, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Schneider National has a consensus target price of $28.89, suggesting a potential upside of 29.72%. Given Schneider National’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Schneider National is more favorable than Celadon Group.
Celadon Group pays an annual dividend of $0.02 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. Schneider National pays an annual dividend of $0.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.1%. Schneider National pays out 25.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
86.1% of Celadon Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 23.8% of Schneider National shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.8% of Celadon Group shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 43.5% of Schneider National shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
This table compares Celadon Group and Schneider National’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Schneider National beats Celadon Group on 8 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.
Celadon Group Company Profile
Celadon Group, Inc. (Celadon) is a truckload freight transportation provider. The Company’s segments are asset-based, asset-light, and equipment leasing and services. Its services involve point-to-point shipping for its customers within the United States, between the United States and Mexico, and between the United States and Canada. The Company’s primary asset-based services include the United States domestic dry van and refrigerated; cross-border service between the United States and each of Mexico and Canada; intra-Mexico and intra-Canada service; contract service; regional and specialized short haul service, and rail intermodal service. The Company’s primary asset-light services include freight brokerage, warehousing, less-than truckload consolidation and supply chain logistics services.
Schneider National Company Profile
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 equipment; and bulk, temperature-controlled, final mile delivery, and customized solutions for time-sensitive loads. This segment engages in shipping furniture, mattresses, and other household goods. 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 and owner-operators. The company was founded in 1935 and is headquartered in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
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