Freightcar America Company Profile (NASDAQ:RAIL)

About Freightcar America

Freightcar America logoFreightCar America, Inc. is a manufacturer of railcars and railcar components. The Company operates in the Manufacturing segment. The Company designs and manufactures a range of railcar types for transportation of bulk commodities and containerized freight products primarily in North America, including open top hoppers, covered hoppers, and gondolas along with intermodal and non-intermodal flat cars. The Company manufactures aluminum-bodied railcars, including coal cars. The Manufacturing segment includes new railcar manufacturing, used railcar sales, railcar leasing and major railcar rebuilds. The Company refurbishes and rebuilds railcars, and sells forged, cast and fabricated parts for all of the railcars. The Company also leases freight cars through its JAIX Leasing Company subsidiary. The Company's railcar manufacturing facilities are located in Cherokee, Alabama (Shoals), Danville, Illinois and Roanoke, Virginia.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Transportation
  • Industry: Railroads
  • Sub-Industry: Construction & Farm Machinery & Heavy Trucks
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: RAIL
  • CUSIP: 35702310
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $14.18
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $14.74
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $14.37
  • 52-Week Range: $10.87 - $18.03
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 7.35
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 59.08
  • P/E Growth: 10.46
  • Market Cap: $175.61M
  • Outstanding Shares: 12,384,000
  • Beta: 1.7
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 4.04%
  • Return on Equity: 6.41%
  • Return on Assets: 4.30%
Debt:
  • Current Ratio: 3.65%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.48%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Freightcar America (NASDAQ:RAIL) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $15.00 (5.78% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Freightcar America (NASDAQ:RAIL)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
11/2/2016Cowen and CompanyLower Price TargetMarket Perform$15.00 -> $13.00View Rating Details
7/13/2016Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
5/4/2016Longbow ResearchDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
4/27/2015Avondale PartnersDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/23/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Freightcar America (NASDAQ:RAIL)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/27/2017        
8/1/2016Q2$0.43($0.04)$163.43 million$126.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2016Q116$0.43$0.28$153.38 million$148.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/22/2016Q415$0.79$0.94$237.00 million$203.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/2/2015Q315$0.78$0.96$254.14 million$241.11 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2015Q215$0.34$0.60$191.91 million$235.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2015Q115$0.32($0.17)$175.00 million$92.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/17/2015Q414$0.46$0.39$189.96 million$212.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2014Q314$0.50$0.53$192.50 million$190.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2014Q214$0.01$0.13$125.48 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2014Q114$0.06($0.58)$85.88 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2013Q2 2013($0.10)($0.29)$88.17 million$47.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/19/2013Q4 2012$0.26($0.08)$136.09 million$116.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2012Q312$0.32$0.40$152.85 million$160.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2012$0.57$0.46ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2012$0.33$0.81ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2011$0.03($0.20)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2011($0.03)$0.02ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2011($0.20)($0.11)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/17/2011($0.13)($0.29)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Freightcar America (NASDAQ:RAIL)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.46 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.24 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$0.61$0.61$0.61
Q2 20162$0.20$0.41$0.31
Q3 20161$0.48$0.48$0.48
Q4 20161$0.56$0.56$0.56
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Freightcar America (NASDAQ:RAIL)
Annual Dividend:$0.36
Dividend Yield:2.54%
Payout Ratio:18.65% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
78.26% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
150.00% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Freightcar America (NASDAQ:RAIL)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/6/2017quarterly$0.092.53%2/14/20172/16/20172/22/2017
11/7/2016quarterly$0.093.09%11/15/201611/17/201611/23/2016
8/8/2016quarterly$0.092.53%8/16/20168/18/20168/24/2016
5/9/2016quarterly$0.092.51%5/17/20165/19/20165/25/2016
2/8/2016quarterly$0.091.84%2/16/20162/18/20162/24/2016
11/9/2015quarterly$0.091.58%11/17/201511/19/201511/25/2015
8/10/2015quarterly$0.091.58%8/18/20158/20/20158/26/2015
5/11/2015quarterly$0.091.47%5/19/20155/21/20155/27/2015
2/9/2015quarterly$0.090.89%2/17/20152/19/20152/25/2015
11/10/2014quarterly$0.060.7%11/19/201411/21/201411/26/2014
8/12/2014quarterly$0.060.89%8/20/20148/22/20148/29/2014
5/13/2014quarterly$0.060.95%5/21/20145/23/20145/30/2014
2/11/2014quarterly$0.061.02%2/19/20142/21/20142/28/2014
11/13/2013quarterly$0.060.96%11/20/201311/22/201311/29/2013
8/13/2013quarterly$0.061.31%8/21/20138/23/20138/30/2013
5/14/2013quarterly$0.061.33%5/22/20135/24/20135/31/2013
2/12/2013quarterly$0.061.01%2/20/20132/22/20133/1/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Freightcar America (NASDAQ:RAIL)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 3.10%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 80.64%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
11/9/2016Andrew B SchmittDirectorBuy10,000$12.56$125,600.00View SEC Filing  
11/8/2016Andrew B SchmittDirectorBuy10,000$11.59$115,900.00View SEC Filing  
8/11/2016Matthew S KohnkeVPBuy7,500$14.07$105,525.00View SEC Filing  
2/29/2016Joseph E McneelyCEOBuy6,686$14.88$99,487.68View SEC Filing  
5/26/2015Joseph J MaliekelVPBuy1,000$22.31$22,310.00View SEC Filing  
5/8/2015Joseph E McneelyCEOBuy1,055$23.47$24,760.85View SEC Filing  
8/26/2014S Carl Soderstrom JrDirectorSell1,519$29.80$45,266.20View SEC Filing  
5/21/2014Andrew SchmittDirectorBuy10,000$24.95$249,500.00View SEC Filing  
2/21/2014Charles Avery, Jr.CFOBuy1,510$22.75$34,352.50View SEC Filing  
11/4/2013Charles Avery, Jr.CFOBuy1,500$22.66$33,990.00View SEC Filing  
8/30/2013Charles Avery, Jr.CFOBuy3,000$18.14$54,420.00View SEC Filing  
8/23/2013Andrew SchmittDirectorBuy10,000$18.56$185,600.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Freightcar America (NASDAQ:RAIL)
DateHeadline
News IconFreightCar America to lay off 168 in Roanoke, state officials told (NASDAQ:RAIL)
www.roanoke.com - February 16 at 7:04 PM
4-traders.com logoFreightCar America : Announces Date for Fourth Quarter 2016 Earnings Conference Call (NASDAQ:RAIL)
www.4-traders.com - February 15 at 5:26 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoFreightCar America, Inc. Announces Date for Fourth Quarter 2016 Earnings Conference Call (NASDAQ:RAIL)
finance.yahoo.com - February 14 at 4:38 AM
feeds.benzinga.com logoFreightCar America, Inc. Declares Regular Dividend (NASDAQ:RAIL)
feeds.benzinga.com - February 6 at 4:52 PM
capitalcube.com logoFreightCar America, Inc. : RAIL-US: Dividend Analysis : November 17th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : January 13, 2017 (NASDAQ:RAIL)
www.capitalcube.com - January 14 at 5:21 AM
seekingalpha.com logoFreightCar America: This Railcar Maker Is On Track To Be Acquired (NASDAQ:RAIL)
seekingalpha.com - December 27 at 7:13 PM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to FreightCar America, Inc. : December 22, 2016 (NASDAQ:RAIL)
www.capitalcube.com - December 22 at 7:49 PM
bloomberg.com logoIcahn to Sell Rail Lessor to Sumitomo in $2.8 Billion Deal (2) (NASDAQ:RAIL)
washpost.bloomberg.com - December 20 at 2:07 PM
News IconHow FreightCar America, Inc. (RAIL) Stacks Up Against Its Peers (NASDAQ:RAIL)
feedproxy.google.com - December 16 at 1:01 PM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to FreightCar America, Inc. : December 2, 2016 (NASDAQ:RAIL)
www.capitalcube.com - December 2 at 7:03 PM
thestreet.com logoCash Dividend On The Way From FreightCar America (RAIL) (NASDAQ:RAIL)
www.thestreet.com - November 11 at 6:50 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFreightCar America: Now a Net-Net (NASDAQ:RAIL)
finance.yahoo.com - November 9 at 7:03 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFREIGHTCAR AMERICA, INC. Financials (NASDAQ:RAIL)
finance.yahoo.com - November 5 at 6:54 PM
News IconFreightCar America Posts Third Quarter Results (NASDAQ:RAIL)
www.railresource.com - November 3 at 7:04 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to FreightCar America, Inc. : November 3, 2016 (NASDAQ:RAIL)
www.capitalcube.com - November 3 at 7:04 PM
capitalcube.com logoFreightCar America, Inc. :RAIL-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2016 By the Numbers : November 2, 2016 (NASDAQ:RAIL)
www.capitalcube.com - November 2 at 7:21 PM
fxpips.com logoActive Stocks Worst Performers – GLT, PLOW, AFH, RAIL, TRNC, INST, YUM (NASDAQ:RAIL)
www.fxpips.com - November 2 at 10:35 AM
investing.com logoFreightCar America, Inc. Stock Shares Tumble On Poor Earnings Report (NASDAQ:RAIL)
www.investing.com - November 2 at 10:35 AM
News IconRail supplier news from Amsted, Maxwell, McDonald Transit, ARI and FreightCar America (Nov. 2) (NASDAQ:RAIL)
www.progressiverailroading.com - November 2 at 10:35 AM
thestreet.com logoMembers of This Foursome Just Carded Some Ugly Scores (NASDAQ:RAIL)
realmoney.thestreet.com - November 2 at 10:35 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoFREIGHTCAR AMERICA, INC. Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report (NASDAQ:RAIL)
biz.yahoo.com - November 1 at 7:16 PM
rttnews.com logoEARNINGS SUMMARY: Details of FreightCar America, Inc. Q3 Earnings Report (NASDAQ:RAIL)
www.rttnews.com - November 1 at 11:35 AM
News IconStock Clipped Lower in Past Week: FreightCar America Inc. (NASDAQ:RAIL) - CSZ News (NASDAQ:RAIL)
cincysportszone.com - October 31 at 6:50 PM
globenewswire.com logoFreightCar America, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2016 Results ... - GlobeNewswire (press release) (NASDAQ:RAIL)
globenewswire.com - October 31 at 6:50 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoFreightcar America posts 3Q profit (NASDAQ:RAIL)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - October 31 at 6:50 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoFREIGHTCAR AMERICA, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and (NASDAQ:RAIL)
biz.yahoo.com - October 31 at 6:50 PM
publicnow.com logoFreightCar America, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2016 Results (NASDAQ:RAIL)
www.publicnow.com - October 31 at 6:50 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ3 2016 FreightCar America Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close (NASDAQ:RAIL)
biz.yahoo.com - October 31 at 8:45 AM
News IconCommit To Buy FreightCar America At $10, Earn 9% Annualized Using Options (NASDAQ:RAIL)
www.stockoptionschannel.com - October 28 at 10:46 AM
4-traders.com logoFreightCar America : 2 dead after shooting at FreightCar America (NASDAQ:RAIL)
www.4-traders.com - October 25 at 12:10 PM
realistinvestor.com logoDeferred Tax Assets Of Freightcar America, Inc. (NASDAQ:RAIL) At $12.139 - RealistInvestor.com (NASDAQ:RAIL)
www.realistinvestor.com - October 22 at 6:28 PM
investornewswire.com logoFreightcar America, Inc. (NASDAQ:RAIL) Stock Price Target At $14 - Investor Newswire (NASDAQ:RAIL)
www.investornewswire.com - October 21 at 6:59 PM
capitalcube.com logoFreightCar America, Inc. : RAIL-US: Dividend Analysis : August 18th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : October 20, 2016 (NASDAQ:RAIL)
www.capitalcube.com - October 20 at 7:16 PM
realistinvestor.com logoFreightcar America, Inc. (NASDAQ:RAIL) Is Expected To Post EPS Of $0.13 - RealistInvestor.com (NASDAQ:RAIL)
www.realistinvestor.com - October 18 at 6:52 PM
News IconIn it For the Long Haul: Update on Dividend Darling: FreightCar America Inc. (NASDAQ:RAIL) - CSZ News (NASDAQ:RAIL)
cincysportszone.com - October 18 at 12:16 PM
News IconLooking Ahead for Freightcar America, Inc. (NASDAQ:RAIL); Are These Shares Ready to Go Higher? - CSZ News (NASDAQ:RAIL)
cincysportszone.com - October 18 at 12:16 PM
News IconFreightCar America, Inc. Announces Date for Third Quarter 2016 ... - EconoTimes (NASDAQ:RAIL)
www.econotimes.com - October 18 at 12:16 PM
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seekingalpha.com - October 18 at 12:16 PM
publicnow.com logoFreightCar America, Inc. Announces Date for Third Quarter 2016 Earnings Conference Call (NASDAQ:RAIL)
www.publicnow.com - October 17 at 6:50 PM
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newsden.net - October 16 at 11:18 AM
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www.realistinvestor.com - October 16 at 11:18 AM
realistinvestor.com logoFreightcar America, Inc. (NASDAQ:RAIL) Accounts Payable At $34.304 Millions - RealistInvestor.com (NASDAQ:RAIL)
www.realistinvestor.com - October 8 at 6:27 PM
realistinvestor.com logoFreightcar America, Inc. (NASDAQ:RAIL) Accounts Payable At $39.141 - RealistInvestor.com (NASDAQ:RAIL)
www.realistinvestor.com - October 1 at 6:06 PM
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newsden.net - September 28 at 12:11 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to FreightCar America, Inc. : September 27, 2016 (NASDAQ:RAIL)
www.capitalcube.com - September 27 at 11:35 AM
realistinvestor.com logoFreightcar America, Inc. (NASDAQ:RAIL)'s Accounts Payable Is $39.141 - RealistInvestor.com (NASDAQ:RAIL)
www.realistinvestor.com - September 24 at 11:23 AM
realistinvestor.com logoFreightcar America, Inc. (NASDAQ:RAIL) Accounts Payable Is $39.141 - RealistInvestor.com (NASDAQ:RAIL)
www.realistinvestor.com - September 17 at 11:25 AM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to FreightCar America, Inc. : September 15, 2016 (NASDAQ:RAIL)
www.capitalcube.com - September 15 at 7:01 PM
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realmoney.thestreet.com - September 12 at 6:38 PM
News IconFreightCar America Names Jim America VP HR (NASDAQ:RAIL)
www.railresource.com - September 8 at 6:41 PM

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What is Freightcar America's stock symbol?

Freightcar America trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "RAIL."

How often does Freightcar America pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Freightcar America?

Freightcar America announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, February 6th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, February 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.09 per share on Wednesday, February 22nd. This represents a $0.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.54%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, February 14th.

Where is Freightcar America's stock going? Where will Freightcar America's stock price be in 2017?

3 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Freightcar America's stock. Their forecasts range from $13.00 to $17.00. On average, they anticipate Freightcar America's stock price to reach $15.00 in the next year.

When will Freightcar America announce their earnings?

Freightcar America is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, February, 27th 2017.

Who owns Freightcar America stock?

Freightcar America's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Royce & Associates LP (8.19%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.12%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (3.07%), State Street Corp (2.28%), AQR Capital Management LLC (0.97%) and Two Sigma Investments LP (0.73%). Company insiders that own Freightcar America stock include Andrew B Schmitt, Joseph E Mcneely, Joseph J Maliekel and Matthew S Kohnke.

Who sold Freightcar America stock? Who is selling Freightcar America stock?

Freightcar America's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including AQR Capital Management LLC and Two Sigma Investments LP.

Who bought Freightcar America stock? Who is buying Freightcar America stock?

Freightcar America's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., Royce & Associates LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Value Holdings Management CO. LLC, Cadence Capital Management LLC, GSA Capital Partners LLP, Wexford Capital LP and Fred Alger Management Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Freightcar America stock in the last two years include Andrew B Schmitt, Joseph E Mcneely, Joseph J Maliekel and Matthew S Kohnke.

How do I buy Freightcar America stock?

Shares of Freightcar America can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Freightcar America stock cost?

One share of Freightcar America stock can currently be purchased for approximately $14.18.

Freightcar America (NASDAQ:RAIL) Chart for Thursday, February, 23, 2017


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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Freightcar America (NASDAQ:RAIL)

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Earnings by Quarter for Freightcar America (NASDAQ:RAIL)

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Dividend Payments by Quarter for Freightcar America (NASDAQ:RAIL)

Last Updated on 2/23/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff