AMERCO (NASDAQ:UHAL) declared a special dividend on Tuesday, December 12th, Wall Street Journal reports. Investors of record on Thursday, December 21st will be given 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.

AMERCO (NASDAQ:UHAL) opened at $381.07 on Tuesday. The stock has a market capitalization of $7,405.47, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.72 and a beta of 1.11. The company has a quick ratio of 2.37, a current ratio of 2.60 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.12. AMERCO has a fifty-two week low of $338.30 and a fifty-two week high of $400.99.

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). The business had revenue of $1.04 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $975.90 million. AMERCO had a return on equity of 11.28% and a net margin of 9.30%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 4.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm earned $9.01 earnings per share. research analysts anticipate that AMERCO will post 22.6 EPS for the current year.

In other AMERCO news, Director John P. Brogan sold 200 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, December 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $381.16, for a total transaction of $76,232.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 5,800 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,210,728. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Insiders own 42.60% of the company’s stock.

UHAL has been the subject of several research reports. ValuEngine upgraded AMERCO from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research 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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About AMERCO

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.

Dividend History for AMERCO (NASDAQ:UHAL)

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