AMERCO (NASDAQ:UHAL) declared a special dividend on Tuesday, March 13th, Wall Street Journal reports. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 23rd will be given a dividend of 0.50 per share by the transportation company on Friday, April 6th. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 22nd.
AMERCO (NASDAQ UHAL) traded up $3.76 during trading on Tuesday, reaching $340.71. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 85,794 shares, compared to its average volume of 75,535. AMERCO has a 12-month low of $326.30 and a 12-month high of $400.99. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.98, a quick ratio of 2.93 and a current ratio of 3.13. The company has a market cap of $6,694.88, a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.84 and a beta of 1.04.
AMERCO (NASDAQ:UHAL) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February 7th. The transportation company reported $2.34 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $9.20 by ($6.86). AMERCO had a net margin of 22.22% and a return on equity of 9.96%. The business had revenue of $842.88 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $784.80 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $3.33 EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 6.6% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts expect that AMERCO will post 22.65 earnings per share for the current year.
Several brokerages have recently issued reports on UHAL. BidaskClub lowered AMERCO from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, March 6th. ValuEngine upgraded AMERCO from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, March 1st.
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AMERCO is a do-it-yourself moving and storage operator through its subsidiary, U-Haul International, Inc (U-Haul). The Company supplies its products and services to help people move and store their household and commercial goods through U-Haul. It sells U-Haul brand boxes, tape, and other moving and self-storage products and services to do-it-yourself moving and storage customers at its distribution outlets and through uhaul.com and eMove Websites.
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