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

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$8.36 +0.22 (+2.70 %)
(As of 12/11/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$8.14
Today's Range$8.07 - $8.54
52-Week Range$8.05 - $20.14
Volume80,000 shs
Average Volume75,339 shs
Market Capitalization$105.30 million
P/E Ratio-7.03
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. 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
Current SymbolNASDAQ:RAIL
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio3.01
Quick Ratio2.11


Trailing P/E Ratio-7.03
Forward P/E Ratio-5.29
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$409.47 million
Price / Sales0.25
Cash FlowN/A
Price / Cash FlowN/A
Book Value$18.69 per share
Price / Book0.45


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($1.16)
Net Income$-22,560,000.00
Net Margins-8.46%
Return on Equity-9.80%
Return on Assets-6.97%


Outstanding Shares12,460,000
Market Cap$105.30 million

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) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 31st. The transportation company reported ($0.50) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.26) by $0.24. The transportation company had revenue of $78.97 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates 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 Monday, February 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for FreightCar America.

What price target have analysts set for RAIL?

6 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for FreightCar America's stock. Their forecasts range from $14.00 to $19.00. On average, they expect FreightCar America's stock price to reach $17.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 112.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for FreightCar America.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for FreightCar America?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for FreightCar America in the last year. There are currently 6 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?

Headlines about RAIL stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. FreightCar America earned a coverage optimism score of 1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the transportation company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.

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)

Who are FreightCar America's major shareholders?

FreightCar America's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Russell Investments Group Ltd. (12.09%), Royce & Associates LP (10.97%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.41%), BlackRock Inc. (6.82%), Vanguard Group Inc. (4.87%) and Walthausen & Co. LLC (3.90%). 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 major investors are selling FreightCar America stock?

RAIL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Royce & Associates LP, Uniplan Investment Counsel Inc., Strs Ohio, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Ancora Advisors LLC, Shufro Rose & Co. LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC and Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc.. 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 Walthausen & Co. LLC, Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc., Putnam Investments LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., Chicago Equity Partners LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Franklin Resources Inc. and PEAK6 Investments LLC. 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 $8.36.

How big of a company is FreightCar America?

FreightCar America has a market capitalization of $105.30 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

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:  184 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  233 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  417
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 12/11/2018 by Staff

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