NASDAQ:RAIL - FreightCar America Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$17.16 +0.38 (+2.26 %)
(As of 07/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$17.16
Today's Range$16.7150 - $17.24
52-Week Range$12.53 - $20.46
Volume32,843 shs
Average Volume56,553 shs
Market Capitalization$208.81 million
P/E Ratio-14.79
Dividend Yield0.54%
FreightCar America logoFreightCar 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

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Railroad equipment
Sub-IndustryConstruction & Farm Machinery & Heavy Trucks


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio4.00
Quick Ratio3.09


Trailing P/E Ratio-14.79
Forward P/E Ratio-10.79
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$409.47 million
Price / Sales0.52
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book Value$18.69 per share
Price / Book0.92


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($1.16)
Net Income$-22,560,000.00
Net Margins-8.39%
Return on Equity-9.65%
Return on Assets-7.31%


Outstanding Shares12,440,000
Market Cap$208.81

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

FreightCar America declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, August 7th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 17th will be given a dividend of $0.09 per share on Wednesday, August 23rd. This represents a $0.36 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.10%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, August 15th. View FreightCar America's Dividend History.

How were FreightCar America's earnings last quarter?

FreightCar America, Inc. (NASDAQ:RAIL) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 2nd. The transportation company reported ($0.51) EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.62) by $0.11. The transportation company had revenue of $82.97 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $65.85 million. FreightCar America had a negative return on equity of 9.65% and a negative net margin of 8.39%. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.14 earnings per share. 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, 1st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for FreightCar America.

What price target have analysts set for RAIL?

4 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for FreightCar America's stock. Their predictions range from $14.00 to $16.00. On average, they expect FreightCar America's share price to reach $15.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 12.6%. View Analyst Ratings 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."

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 56)
  • Mr. Matthew S. Kohnke, VP of Fin., CFO & Treasurer (Age 47)
  • Ms. Georgia L. Vlamis, VP of HR, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 58)
  • Mr. Theodore W. Baun, Chief Commercial Officer (Age 45)
  • Mr. Joseph J. Maliekel, Chief Accounting Officer, VP & Corp. Controller (Age 57)

Has FreightCar America been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about RAIL stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. FreightCar America earned a news sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern's scale. They also gave media stories about the transportation company an impact score of 45.11 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.

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 $17.16.

How big of a company is FreightCar America?

FreightCar America has a market capitalization of $208.81 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.

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:  167 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  211 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  378
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 7/21/2018 by Staff

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