AMERCO (NASDAQ:UHAL) declared a special dividend on Tuesday, December 12th, Wall Street Journal reports. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 21st will be paid a dividend of 0.50 per share by the transportation company on Friday, January 5th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, December 20th.

Shares of AMERCO (NASDAQ UHAL) traded down $0.79 during trading hours on Tuesday, reaching $380.33. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 50,800 shares, compared to its average volume of 79,146. AMERCO has a one year low of $338.30 and a one year high of $400.99. The firm has a market capitalization of $7,472.92, a P/E ratio of 22.93 and a beta of 1.11. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.12, a current ratio of 2.60 and a quick ratio of 2.37.

AMERCO (NASDAQ:UHAL) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 8th. The transportation company reported $6.36 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $7.18 by ($0.82). AMERCO had a net margin of 9.30% and a return on equity of 11.28%. The company had revenue of $1.04 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $975.90 million. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $9.01 earnings per share. The company’s revenue was up 4.4% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts anticipate that AMERCO will post 22.6 EPS for the current year.

A number of research analysts have issued reports on the company. ValuEngine raised AMERCO from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, September 11th. BidaskClub upgraded AMERCO from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, December 6th.

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AMERCO Company Profile

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 and eMove Websites.

Dividend History for AMERCO (NASDAQ:UHAL)

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