S&P 500   3,768.25
DOW   30,814.26
QQQ   311.86
S&P 500   3,768.25
DOW   30,814.26
QQQ   311.86
S&P 500   3,768.25
DOW   30,814.26
QQQ   311.86
S&P 500   3,768.25
DOW   30,814.26
QQQ   311.86
Log in

FreightCar America Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.09 (-2.89 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $3.02
50-Day Range
MA: $2.66
52-Week Range
Now: $3.02
Volume327,476 shs
Average Volume371,937 shs
Market Capitalization$46.92 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.
FreightCar America logo


Overall MarketRank

1.22 out of 5 stars

Transportation Sector

101st out of 212 stocks

Railroad Equipment Industry

5th out of 6 stocks

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

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$46.92 million
Next Earnings Date2/24/2021 (Estimated)
-0.09 (-2.89 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
30 days | 90 days | 365 days | Advanced Chart

Receive RAIL News and Ratings via Email

Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for RAIL and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter.

speech bubbles
speech bubbles

FreightCar America (NASDAQ:RAIL) Frequently Asked Questions

How has FreightCar America's stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

FreightCar America's stock was trading at $1.16 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, RAIL shares have increased by 160.3% and is now trading at $3.02.
View which stocks have been most impacted by COVID-19

Is FreightCar America a buy right now?

1 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for FreightCar America in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" FreightCar America stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in RAIL, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
View analyst ratings for FreightCar America
or view MarketBeat's top 5 stock picks.

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 past winning trading ideas 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.
View MarketBeat's top stock picks here.

When is FreightCar America's next earnings date?

FreightCar America is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 24th 2021.
View our earnings forecast for FreightCar America

How were FreightCar America's earnings last quarter?

FreightCar America, Inc. (NASDAQ:RAIL) announced its quarterly earnings results on Saturday, November, 14th. The transportation company reported ($0.82) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.75) by $0.07. The transportation company earned $25.20 million during the quarter. FreightCar America had a negative return on equity of 54.13% and a negative net margin of 69.29%.
View FreightCar America's earnings history

What price target have analysts set for RAIL?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for FreightCar America's shares. 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 year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 60.3%.
View analysts' price targets for FreightCar America
or view Wall Street analyst' top-rated stocks.

Are investors shorting FreightCar America?

FreightCar America saw a increase in short interest in the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 558,900 shares, an increase of 64.3% from the December 15th total of 340,100 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 968,900 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.6 days. Approximately 4.9% of the company's shares are short sold.
View FreightCar America's Short Interest

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 59, Pay $1.66M)
  • Mr. Christopher J. Eppel, VP of Fin., CFO, Treasurer & Company Sec. (Age 55, Pay $909.45k)
  • Mr. Michael A. Riordan, Corp. Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 37)
  • Mr. Michael Cieslak, Head of Financial Planning & Analysis and Investor Relations
  • David Benson, VP of HR
  • Mr. Steve Cianci, Sr. VP of Railcar Sales & Marketing
  • Mr. W. Matthew Tonn, Chief Commercial Officer (Age 55)
  • 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."

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 WeBull, 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 $3.02.

How big of a company is FreightCar America?

FreightCar America has a market capitalization of $46.92 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 1/17/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.