FreightCar America Stock Price, News & Analysis (NASDAQ:RAIL)

-0.03 (-0.58 %)
(As of 09/23/2019 06:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $5.10
50-Day Range
MA: $4.56
52-Week Range
Now: $5.10
Volume82,665 shs
Average Volume65,944 shs
Market Capitalization$64.46 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. Read More…

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$15.54 per share


Net Income$-40,580,000.00


Market Cap$64.46 million
Next Earnings Date10/30/2019 (Estimated)

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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) released its earnings results on Wednesday, July, 31st. The transportation company reported ($0.41) EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.55) by $0.14. The transportation company earned $73.66 million during the quarter. FreightCar America had a negative net margin of 19.85% and a negative return on equity of 17.45%. 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, October 30th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for FreightCar America.

What price target have analysts set for RAIL?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price targets for FreightCar America's shares. Their predictions range from $6.00 to $8.00. On average, they expect FreightCar America's stock price to reach $7.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 37.3% 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 trended somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. FreightCar America earned a coverage optimism score of -1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the transportation company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. View News Stories for FreightCar America.

Are investors shorting FreightCar America?

FreightCar America saw a increase in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 537,300 shares, an increase of 14.2% from the July 31st total of 470,300 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 125,200 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.3 days. Approximately 4.4% of the company's stock are sold short. View FreightCar America's Current Options Chain.

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Russell Investments Group Ltd. (15.78%), Boston Partners (7.03%), Vanguard Group Inc. (2.86%), BlackRock Inc. (2.20%), Pacific Ridge Capital Partners LLC (2.07%) and Ancora Advisors LLC (1.20%). Company insiders that own FreightCar America stock include Christopher J Eppel, James D Cirar, James R Meyer, Joseph J Maliekel, Malcolm F Moore, S Carl Soderstrom Jr, Thomas A Madden and William D Gehl. View Institutional Ownership Trends for FreightCar America.

Which major investors are selling FreightCar America stock?

RAIL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wells Fargo & Company MN, BlackRock Inc., Boston Partners, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Vanguard Group Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Ancora Advisors LLC and Northern Trust Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for FreightCar America.

Which major investors are buying FreightCar America stock?

RAIL stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Minerva Advisors LLC, Paloma Partners Management Co, Pacific Ridge Capital Partners LLC, Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Jane Street Group LLC and Citadel Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have bought FreightCar America stock in the last two years include Christopher J Eppel, 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is FreightCar America's stock price today?

One share of RAIL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $5.10.

How big of a company is FreightCar America?

FreightCar America has a market capitalization of $64.46 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.View Additional Information About FreightCar America.

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:  203 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  263 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  466
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 9/23/2019 by Staff

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