NASDAQ:ARII - American Railcar Industries Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$69.85 -0.16 (-0.23 %)
(As of 11/13/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$70.01
Today's Range$69.81 - $70.30
52-Week Range$34.76 - $70.50
Volume149,600 shs
Average Volume103,129 shs
Market Capitalization$1.34 billion
P/E Ratio38.17
Dividend Yield2.28%
American Railcar Industries, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs and manufactures hopper and tank railcars in North America. It operates through three segments: Manufacturing, Railcar Leasing, and Railcar Services. The Manufacturing segment manufactures hopper railcars for shipping various dry bulk products, such as plastic pellets, as well as high-density products, including cement and sand; pressure tank railcars for transporting products comprising chlorine, anhydrous ammonia, liquid propane, and butane; and other types of railcars. This segment also manufactures railcar components, including discharge outlets for hopper railcars, tank railcar components and valves, tank heads, manway covers, wheel pair sets, underframes, outlet components and running boards for industrial and rail customers, and hitches for the intermodal market; and aluminum and special alloy steel castings for the trucking, construction, mining, and oil and gas exploration markets, as well as machined castings and other custom machined products. The Railcar Leasing segment leases hopper and tank railcars. As of December 31, 2017, this segment had a lease fleet of 13,138 railcars. The Railcar Services segment offers railcar services primarily to leasing companies and shippers of specialty hopper and tank railcars. This segment provides repair services consisting of cleaning, interior and exterior coating, repair/rebuilding, non-destructive testing, and engineering for various railcars; engineering and field services through mobile units and mini shops; and sales and administrative, technical, and materials and purchasing support services, as well as licenses intellectual property related to the repair services for railcars. American Railcar Industries, Inc. was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in St. Charles, Missouri.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Railroad equipment
Sub-IndustryConstruction & Farm Machinery & Heavy Trucks
Current SymbolNASDAQ:ARII
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.74
Current Ratio2.61
Quick Ratio1.74


Trailing P/E Ratio38.17
Forward P/E Ratio29.85
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$476.84 million
Price / Sales2.79
Cash Flow$4.8507 per share
Price / Cash14.40
Book Value$34.77 per share
Price / Book2.01


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.83
Net Income$142.17 million
Net Margins29.71%
Return on Equity6.32%
Return on Assets2.85%


Outstanding Shares19,080,000
Market Cap$1.34 billion

American Railcar Industries (NASDAQ:ARII) Frequently Asked Questions

What is American Railcar Industries' stock symbol?

American Railcar Industries trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "ARII."

How often does American Railcar Industries pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for American Railcar Industries?

American Railcar Industries declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 2nd. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 7th will be given a dividend of $0.40 per share on Friday, September 21st. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.29%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 6th. View American Railcar Industries' Dividend History.

How were American Railcar Industries' earnings last quarter?

American Railcar Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARII) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October, 30th. The transportation company reported $0.69 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.52 by $0.17. The transportation company earned $100 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $98.67 million. American Railcar Industries had a net margin of 29.71% and a return on equity of 6.32%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 17.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.46 earnings per share. View American Railcar Industries' Earnings History.

When is American Railcar Industries' next earnings date?

American Railcar Industries is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, February 22nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for American Railcar Industries.

What price target have analysts set for ARII?

4 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for American Railcar Industries' shares. Their forecasts range from $43.00 to $70.00. On average, they anticipate American Railcar Industries' share price to reach $52.3333 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 25.1%. View Analyst Price Targets for American Railcar Industries.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for American Railcar Industries?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American Railcar Industries in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for American Railcar Industries.

Has American Railcar Industries been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about ARII stock have trended neutral this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. American Railcar Industries earned a news sentiment score of 0.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the transportation company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Are investors shorting American Railcar Industries?

American Railcar Industries saw a drop in short interest during the month of October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 571,860 shares, a drop of 40.8% from the October 15th total of 966,316 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 638,524 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 0.9 days. Approximately 3.0% of the company's stock are short sold. View American Railcar Industries' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of American Railcar Industries' key competitors?

Who are American Railcar Industries' key executives?

American Railcar Industries' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. John R. O'Bryan, Pres & CEO (Age 52)
  • Mr. Luke M. Williams, Sr. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 40)
  • Mr. Yevgeny Fundler, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 48)
  • Mr. Jackie R. Pipkin, Director of Railcar Manufacturing (Age 68)
  • Ms. Janet A. Kniffen, Assistant Sec.

Who are American Railcar Industries' major shareholders?

American Railcar Industries' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.10%), BlackRock Inc. (2.66%), LSV Asset Management (1.94%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.06%), Northpointe Capital LLC (0.57%) and Allianz Asset Management GmbH (0.43%).

Which institutional investors are selling American Railcar Industries stock?

ARII stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LSV Asset Management, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Credit Suisse AG and Alliancebernstein L.P..

Which institutional investors are buying American Railcar Industries stock?

ARII stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Northpointe Capital LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Victory Capital Management Inc., United Services Automobile Association, BlackRock Inc. and Gamco Investors INC. ET AL.

How do I buy shares of American Railcar Industries?

Shares of ARII can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is American Railcar Industries' stock price today?

One share of ARII stock can currently be purchased for approximately $69.85.

How big of a company is American Railcar Industries?

American Railcar Industries has a market capitalization of $1.34 billion and generates $476.84 million in revenue each year. The transportation company earns $142.17 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.83 on an earnings per share basis. American Railcar Industries employs 1,932 workers across the globe.

What is American Railcar Industries' official website?

The official website for American Railcar Industries is

How can I contact American Railcar Industries?

American Railcar Industries' mailing address is 100 CLARK STREET, ST. CHARLES MO, 63301. The transportation company can be reached via phone at 636-940-6000.

MarketBeat Community Rating for American Railcar Industries (NASDAQ ARII)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  160 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  223 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  383
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about American Railcar Industries and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe ARII will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe ARII will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/13/2018 by Staff

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