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FreightCar America Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.09 (+3.37 %)
(As of 12/4/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $2.76
50-Day Range
MA: $1.91
52-Week Range
Now: $2.76
Volume413,753 shs
Average Volume335,211 shs
Market Capitalization$42.88 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
FreightCar America, Inc., through its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and sells railcars and railcar components for the transportation of bulk commodities and containerized freight products primarily in North America. It operates through two segments, Manufacturing and Parts. The company offers a range of freight cars, including covered hopper cars; open top hoppers; coil gondolas; triple hoppers and hybrid aluminum/stainless steel railcars; ore hopper and gondola railcars; ballast hopper cars; aggregate hopper cars; intermodal flat cars; and non-intermodal flat cars. It also provides coal cars, bulk commodity cars, coil steel cars, and boxcars; and woodchip hoppers, aluminum vehicle carriers, intermodal doublestack railcars, and articulated bulk container railcars. In addition, the company sells used railcars; leases and rebuilds railcars; and sells forged, cast, and fabricated parts for various railcars. It also exports its manufactured railcars to Latin America and the Middle East. The company's customers primarily include railroads, shippers, and financial institutions. FreightCar America, Inc. was founded in 1901 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.0Community Rank: 2.2Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.22 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Railroad equipment
Sub-IndustryConstruction & Farm Machinery & Heavy Trucks
Current SymbolNASDAQ:RAIL



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$229.96 million
Book Value$9.23 per share


Net Income$-75,180,000.00


Market Cap$42.88 million
Next Earnings Date2/24/2021 (Estimated)
+0.09 (+3.37 %)
(As of 12/4/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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FreightCar America (NASDAQ:RAIL) Frequently Asked Questions

How has FreightCar America's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

FreightCar America's stock was trading at $1.16 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, RAIL shares have increased by 137.9% and is now trading at $2.76.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of FreightCar America?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for FreightCar America in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than FreightCar America?

Wall Street analysts have given FreightCar America a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's winning trading ideas this year have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but FreightCar America wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is FreightCar America's next earnings date?

FreightCar America is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 24th 2021.
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How were FreightCar America's earnings last quarter?

FreightCar America, Inc. (NASDAQ:RAIL) issued its quarterly earnings data on Saturday, November, 14th. The transportation company reported ($0.82) EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.75) by $0.07. The transportation company had revenue of $25.20 million for the quarter. FreightCar America had a negative return on equity of 54.13% and a negative net margin of 69.29%.
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What price target have analysts set for RAIL?

1 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for FreightCar America's stock. Their forecasts range from $1.20 to $1.20. On average, they anticipate FreightCar America's share price to reach $1.20 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 56.5%.
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Are investors shorting FreightCar America?

FreightCar America saw a decline in short interest in the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 229,800 shares, a decline of 29.9% from the October 31st total of 328,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 236,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.0 days. Currently, 2.1% of the company's shares are sold short.
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Who are some of FreightCar America's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of FreightCar America own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other FreightCar America investors own include Canaccord Genuity (), BMO Capital Markets (), Stifel Nicolaus (), Wunderlich (), Standpoint Research (), Duncan Williams (), Soleil Securities (), Sterne Agee CRT (), Robert W. Baird () and Wellington Shields ().

Who are FreightCar America's key executives?

FreightCar America's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. James R. Meyer, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 58, Pay $1.66M)
  • Mr. Christopher J. Eppel, VP of Fin., CFO, Treasurer & Company Sec. (Age 54, Pay $909.45k)
  • Mr. Michael Cieslak, Head of Financial Planning & Analysis and Investor Relations
  • Mr. Steve Cianci, Sr. VP of Railcar Sales & Marketing
  • Mr. W. Matthew Tonn, Chief Commercial Officer (Age 54)
  • Mr. Gregory P. Josephson, VP of New Product Devel.
  • Mr. Howard Broadfoot, VP of Manufacturing - Shoals
  • Mr. Dan Wallace, VP & GM of Leasing

What is FreightCar America's stock symbol?

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

Who are FreightCar America's major shareholders?

FreightCar America's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Pacific Ridge Capital Partners LLC (2.61%), Walthausen & Co. LLC (2.27%), Squarepoint Ops LLC (0.44%), Pinnacle Holdings LLC (0.31%) and Pathstone Family Office LLC (0.13%). Company insiders that own FreightCar America stock include Benavides Jesus Salvador Gil, Christopher J Eppel, James D Cirar, James R Meyer, Malcolm F Moore and William D Gehl.
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Which institutional investors are selling FreightCar America stock?

RAIL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pacific Ridge Capital Partners LLC, and Walthausen & Co. LLC.
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Which institutional investors are buying FreightCar America stock?

RAIL stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Squarepoint Ops LLC, Pinnacle Holdings LLC, and Pathstone Family Office LLC. Company insiders that have bought FreightCar America stock in the last two years include Benavides Jesus Salvador Gil, Christopher J Eppel, James D Cirar, James R Meyer, Malcolm F Moore, and William D Gehl.
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How do I buy shares of FreightCar America?

Shares of RAIL 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is FreightCar America's stock price today?

One share of RAIL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $2.76.

How big of a company is FreightCar America?

FreightCar America has a market capitalization of $42.88 million and generates $229.96 million in revenue each year. The transportation company earns $-75,180,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($4.48) on an earnings per share basis. FreightCar America employs 496 workers across the globe.

What is FreightCar America's official website?

The official website for FreightCar America is www.freightcaramerica.com.

How can I contact FreightCar America?

FreightCar America's mailing address is 125 S. WACKER DRIVE SUITE 1500, CHICAGO IL, 60606. The transportation company can be reached via phone at 800-458-2235 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 12/5/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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