NASDAQ:RAIL - FreightCar America Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$6.16 -0.15 (-2.38 %)
(As of 05/19/2019 04:41 AM ET)
Previous Close$6.16
Today's Range$6.06 - $6.27
52-Week Range$6.05 - $20.14
Volume116,187 shs
Average Volume96,858 shs
Market Capitalization$77.62 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
FreightCar America, Inc., through its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and sells railcars 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 open top hoppers, covered hoppers, and gondolas; intermodal flats, such as well cars; and non-intermodal flat cars comprising slab, hot slab, ribbon rail, and bulkhead flats. It also provides stainless steel and hybrid stainless steel, and aluminum-bodied railcars, such as coal cars; and mill gondolas, coil gondolas, triple hoppers, ore hoppers and gondola railcars, ballast hopper cars, aggregate hopper cars, boxcars, woodchip hoppers, aluminum vehicle carriers, intermodal doublestack railcars, and articulated bulk container railcars. In addition, the company sells used railcars; leases, and rebuilds and converts 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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$316.52 million
Book Value$14.33 per share


Net Income$-40,580,000.00


Market Cap$77.62 million
Next Earnings Date8/7/2019 (Estimated)

FreightCar America (NASDAQ:RAIL) Frequently Asked Questions

What is FreightCar America's stock symbol?

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

How were FreightCar America's earnings last quarter?

FreightCar America, Inc. (NASDAQ:RAIL) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 1st. The transportation company reported ($1.12) EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.48) by $0.64. The transportation company had revenue of $70.71 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $65.40 million. FreightCar America had a negative return on equity of 14.67% and a negative net margin of 15.85%. View FreightCar America's Earnings History.

When is FreightCar America's next earnings date?

FreightCar America is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for FreightCar America.

What price target have analysts set for RAIL?

4 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for FreightCar America's stock. Their forecasts range from $7.00 to $19.00. On average, they expect FreightCar America's stock price to reach $11.3333 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 84.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for FreightCar America.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for FreightCar America?

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

Has FreightCar America been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about RAIL stock have been trending negative on Sunday, according to InfoTrie. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. FreightCar America earned a daily sentiment score of -2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the transportation company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days.

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 Greenbrier Companies (GBX), General Electric (GE), Trinity Industries (TRN), CSX (CSX), Walt Disney (DIS), Celgene (CELG), Alphabet (GOOG), Colgate-Palmolive (CL), Jagged Peak Energy (JAG) and Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK).

Who are FreightCar America's key executives?

FreightCar America's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. James R. Meyer, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 57)
  • Mr. Matthew S. Kohnke, VP of Fin., CFO & Treasurer (Age 48)
  • Ms. Georgia L. Vlamis, VP of HR, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 59)
  • Mr. Theodore W. Baun, Chief Commercial Officer (Age 46)
  • Mr. Joseph J. Maliekel, VP & Corp. Controller (Age 58)

Who are FreightCar America's major shareholders?

FreightCar America's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Royce & Associates LP (11.20%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.31%), Boston Partners (8.16%), BlackRock Inc. (6.64%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (6.02%) and Walthausen & Co. LLC (2.26%). Company insiders that own FreightCar America stock include James D Cirar, James R Meyer, Joseph J Maliekel, Malcolm F Moore, S Carl Soderstrom Jr, Theodore W Baun, Thomas A Madden and William D Gehl. View Institutional Ownership Trends for FreightCar America.

Which institutional investors are selling FreightCar America stock?

RAIL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Royce & Associates LP, BlackRock Inc., Boston Partners, Walthausen & Co. LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Renaissance Technologies LLC, California Public Employees Retirement System and Northern Trust Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for FreightCar America.

Which institutional investors are buying FreightCar America stock?

RAIL stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Parthenon LLC, Pacific Ridge Capital Partners LLC, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Wells Fargo & Company MN. Company insiders that have bought FreightCar America stock in the last two years include James D Cirar, James R Meyer, Joseph J Maliekel, Malcolm F Moore, Thomas A Madden and William D Gehl. View Insider Buying and Selling for FreightCar America.

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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is FreightCar America's stock price today?

One share of RAIL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $6.16.

How big of a company is FreightCar America?

FreightCar America has a market capitalization of $77.62 million and generates $316.52 million in revenue each year. The transportation company earns $-40,580,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($1.78) on an earnings per share basis. FreightCar America employs 1,077 workers across the globe.

What is FreightCar America's official website?

The official website for FreightCar America is

How can I contact FreightCar America?

FreightCar America's mailing address is TWO NORTH RIVERSIDE PLAZA SUITE 1300, CHICAGO IL, 60606. The transportation company can be reached via phone at 800-458-2235 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for FreightCar America (NASDAQ RAIL)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  191 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  245 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  436
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about FreightCar America and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe RAIL will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe RAIL will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 5/19/2019 by Staff

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