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

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$8.17 +0.20 (+2.51 %)
(As of 02/19/2019 11:27 AM ET)
Previous Close$7.97
Today's Range$8.04 - $8.17
52-Week Range$6.49 - $20.14
Volume450 shs
Average Volume117,378 shs
Market Capitalization$101.81 million
P/E Ratio-6.87
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.55
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. 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, and articulated bulk container railcars. In addition, the company leases freight cars; refurbishes 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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Railroad equipment
Sub-IndustryConstruction & Farm Machinery & Heavy Trucks
SectorTransportation
Current SymbolNASDAQ:RAIL
CUSIP35702310
Phone800-458-2235

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$409.47 million
Book Value$18.69 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-22,560,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees985
Market Cap$101.81 million
OptionableOptionable

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, October, 31st. The transportation company reported ($0.50) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.26) by $0.24. The transportation company earned $78.97 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $66 million. FreightCar America had a negative net margin of 8.46% and a negative return on equity of 9.80%. 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 Tuesday, February 26th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for FreightCar America.

What price target have analysts set for RAIL?

5 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for FreightCar America's stock. Their predictions range from $14.00 to $19.00. On average, they anticipate FreightCar America's share price to reach $17.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 117.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for FreightCar America.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for FreightCar America?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for FreightCar America in the last year. There are currently 5 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?

Media headlines about RAIL stock have trended positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. 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 media sentiment score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the transportation company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are some of FreightCar America's key competitors?

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, Chief Accounting Officer, VP & Corp. Controller (Age 58)

Who are FreightCar America's major shareholders?

FreightCar America's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Royce & Associates LP (12.47%), Boston Partners (9.25%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.33%), BlackRock Inc. (7.78%), Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd Can (1.60%) and Ancora Advisors LLC (1.43%). Company insiders that own FreightCar America stock include James R Meyer, Joseph J Maliekel, S Carl Soderstrom Jr, Theodore W Baun and Thomas A Madden. 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 Shufro Rose & Co. LLC, Mackay Shields LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Stone Ridge Asset Management LLC, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Uniplan Investment Counsel Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for FreightCar America.

Which institutional investors are buying FreightCar America stock?

RAIL stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Royce & Associates LP, Boston Partners, BlackRock Inc., Ancora Advisors LLC, Marquette Asset Management LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Brandywine Global Investment Management LLC and Two Sigma Investments LP. Company insiders that have bought FreightCar America stock in the last two years include James R Meyer, Joseph J Maliekel and Thomas A Madden. 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 $8.17.

How big of a company is FreightCar America?

FreightCar America has a market capitalization of $101.81 million and generates $409.47 million in revenue each year. The transportation company earns $-22,560,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($1.16) on an earnings per share basis. FreightCar America employs 985 workers across the globe.

What is FreightCar America's official website?

The official website for FreightCar America is http://www.freightcaramerica.com.

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:  185 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  236 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  421
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 2/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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