NASDAQ:RAIL

FreightCar America Competitors

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50-Day Range
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MA: $4.21
$7.79
52-Week Range
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Now: $5.71
$7.84
Volume27,113 shs
Average Volume1.95 million shs
Market Capitalization$89.01 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.23

Competitors

FreightCar America (NASDAQ:RAIL) Vs. CAT, DE, CMI, PCAR, WAB, and TTC

Should you be buying RAIL stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "construction & farm machinery & heavy trucks" are considered alternatives and competitors to FreightCar America, including Caterpillar (CAT), Deere & Company (DE), Cummins (CMI), PACCAR (PCAR), Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies (WAB), and The Toro (TTC).

Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT) and FreightCar America (NASDAQ:RAIL) are both industrial products companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends and risk.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Caterpillar and FreightCar America's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Caterpillar$53.80 billion2.34$6.09 billion$11.0620.88
FreightCar America$229.96 million0.39$-75,180,000.00($4.48)-1.27

Caterpillar has higher revenue and earnings than FreightCar America. FreightCar America is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Caterpillar, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Caterpillar and FreightCar America, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Caterpillar2121002.33
FreightCar America01002.00

Caterpillar currently has a consensus price target of $190.6842, indicating a potential downside of 17.39%. FreightCar America has a consensus price target of $1.20, indicating a potential downside of 78.98%. Given Caterpillar's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Caterpillar is more favorable than FreightCar America.

Profitability

This table compares Caterpillar and FreightCar America's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Caterpillar7.60%25.24%4.73%
FreightCar America-85.78%-64.59%-23.60%

Volatility and Risk

Caterpillar has a beta of 0.97, suggesting that its stock price is 3% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, FreightCar America has a beta of 2.23, suggesting that its stock price is 123% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

67.5% of Caterpillar shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 25.4% of FreightCar America shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.3% of Caterpillar shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 14.6% of FreightCar America shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Caterpillar beats FreightCar America on 12 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

FreightCar America (NASDAQ:RAIL) and Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) are both transportation companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation and risk.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares FreightCar America and Deere & Company's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
FreightCar America$229.96 million0.39$-75,180,000.00($4.48)-1.27
Deere & Company$35.54 billion3.34$2.75 billion$8.6943.52

Deere & Company has higher revenue and earnings than FreightCar America. FreightCar America is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Deere & Company, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk and Volatility

FreightCar America has a beta of 2.23, suggesting that its stock price is 123% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Deere & Company has a beta of 0.96, suggesting that its stock price is 4% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

25.4% of FreightCar America shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 66.8% of Deere & Company shares are held by institutional investors. 14.6% of FreightCar America shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.7% of Deere & Company shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares FreightCar America and Deere & Company's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
FreightCar America-85.78%-64.59%-23.60%
Deere & Company7.74%22.17%3.65%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for FreightCar America and Deere & Company, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
FreightCar America01002.00
Deere & Company051402.74

FreightCar America currently has a consensus target price of $1.20, indicating a potential downside of 78.98%. Deere & Company has a consensus target price of $327.2632, indicating a potential downside of 13.60%. Given Deere & Company's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Deere & Company is more favorable than FreightCar America.

Summary

Deere & Company beats FreightCar America on 12 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

FreightCar America (NASDAQ:RAIL) and Cummins (NYSE:CMI) are both transportation companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, earnings, risk, valuation, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Risk & Volatility

FreightCar America has a beta of 2.23, indicating that its share price is 123% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cummins has a beta of 1.09, indicating that its share price is 9% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares FreightCar America and Cummins' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
FreightCar America-85.78%-64.59%-23.60%
Cummins8.12%20.30%8.26%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares FreightCar America and Cummins' gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
FreightCar America$229.96 million0.39$-75,180,000.00($4.48)-1.27
Cummins$23.57 billion1.62$2.26 billion$15.0517.36

Cummins has higher revenue and earnings than FreightCar America. FreightCar America is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Cummins, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings for FreightCar America and Cummins, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
FreightCar America01002.00
Cummins114702.27

FreightCar America currently has a consensus target price of $1.20, indicating a potential downside of 78.98%. Cummins has a consensus target price of $234.8571, indicating a potential downside of 10.12%. Given Cummins' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Cummins is more favorable than FreightCar America.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

25.4% of FreightCar America shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 81.1% of Cummins shares are owned by institutional investors. 14.6% of FreightCar America shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of Cummins shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Cummins beats FreightCar America on 12 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

PACCAR (NASDAQ:PCAR) and FreightCar America (NASDAQ:RAIL) are both auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, dividends and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares PACCAR and FreightCar America's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
PACCAR7.39%14.49%5.21%
FreightCar America-85.78%-64.59%-23.60%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares PACCAR and FreightCar America's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
PACCAR$25.60 billion1.29$2.39 billion$6.8713.87
FreightCar America$229.96 million0.39$-75,180,000.00($4.48)-1.27

PACCAR has higher revenue and earnings than FreightCar America. FreightCar America is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than PACCAR, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk & Volatility

PACCAR has a beta of 1, suggesting that its share price has a similar volatility profile to the S&P 500.Comparatively, FreightCar America has a beta of 2.23, suggesting that its share price is 123% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

61.8% of PACCAR shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 25.4% of FreightCar America shares are held by institutional investors. 2.2% of PACCAR shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 14.6% of FreightCar America shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations for PACCAR and FreightCar America, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
PACCAR29312.20
FreightCar America01002.00

PACCAR currently has a consensus price target of $96.00, indicating a potential upside of 0.76%. FreightCar America has a consensus price target of $1.20, indicating a potential downside of 78.98%. Given PACCAR's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe PACCAR is more favorable than FreightCar America.

Summary

PACCAR beats FreightCar America on 13 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies (NYSE:WAB) and FreightCar America (NASDAQ:RAIL) are both transportation companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership and valuation.

Profitability

This table compares Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies and FreightCar America's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies5.29%7.60%3.99%
FreightCar America-85.78%-64.59%-23.60%

Risk & Volatility

Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies has a beta of 1.53, suggesting that its stock price is 53% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, FreightCar America has a beta of 2.23, suggesting that its stock price is 123% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies and FreightCar America's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies$8.20 billion1.87$326.70 million$4.1719.37
FreightCar America$229.96 million0.39$-75,180,000.00($4.48)-1.27

Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies has higher revenue and earnings than FreightCar America. FreightCar America is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

88.1% of Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 25.4% of FreightCar America shares are owned by institutional investors. 5.4% of Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 14.6% of FreightCar America shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies and FreightCar America, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies02502.71
FreightCar America01002.00

Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies currently has a consensus target price of $83.3333, suggesting a potential upside of 3.14%. FreightCar America has a consensus target price of $1.20, suggesting a potential downside of 78.98%. Given Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies is more favorable than FreightCar America.

Summary

Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies beats FreightCar America on 12 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

The Toro (NYSE:TTC) and FreightCar America (NASDAQ:RAIL) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, risk and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares The Toro and FreightCar America's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
The Toro9.76%32.24%11.95%
FreightCar America-85.78%-64.59%-23.60%

Volatility & Risk

The Toro has a beta of 0.73, meaning that its stock price is 27% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, FreightCar America has a beta of 2.23, meaning that its stock price is 123% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for The Toro and FreightCar America, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
The Toro04102.20
FreightCar America01002.00

The Toro currently has a consensus target price of $95.00, suggesting a potential downside of 10.80%. FreightCar America has a consensus target price of $1.20, suggesting a potential downside of 78.98%. Given The Toro's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe The Toro is more favorable than FreightCar America.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

80.5% of The Toro shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 25.4% of FreightCar America shares are held by institutional investors. 1.8% of The Toro shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 14.6% of FreightCar America shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares The Toro and FreightCar America's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
The Toro$3.38 billion3.39$329.70 million$3.0235.23
FreightCar America$229.96 million0.39$-75,180,000.00($4.48)-1.27

The Toro has higher revenue and earnings than FreightCar America. FreightCar America is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than The Toro, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

The Toro beats FreightCar America on 12 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.


FreightCar America Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Caterpillar logo
CAT
Caterpillar
2.6$230.88-0.1%$125.83 billion$53.80 billion38.42Analyst Report
Deere & Company logo
DE
Deere & Company
2.2$378.16-0.3%$118.17 billion$35.54 billion43.47Analyst Report
Cummins logo
CMI
Cummins
2.6$261.23-0.7%$38.01 billion$23.57 billion24.64Analyst Report
PACCAR logo
PCAR
PACCAR
1.9$95.30-2.0%$32.41 billion$25.60 billion23.24Analyst Report
Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies logo
WAB
Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies
1.8$80.79-1.6%$15.02 billion$8.20 billion36.23
The Toro logo
TTC
The Toro
1.8$106.38-0.1%$11.43 billion$3.38 billion34.99
AGCO logo
AGCO
AGCO
1.8$148.82-1.1%$11.08 billion$9.04 billion55.12Analyst Report
Oshkosh logo
OSK
Oshkosh
2.4$121.52-1.2%$8.21 billion$6.86 billion25.75Analyst Report
Navistar International logo
NAV
Navistar International
1.3$44.12-0.1%$4.41 billion$7.50 billion-12.71
Trinity Industries logo
TRN
Trinity Industries
2.0$29.11-1.4%$3.18 billion$3.01 billion-582.20
Terex logo
TEX
Terex
1.7$45.75-2.5%$3.11 billion$4.35 billion-762.50Analyst Report
Federal Signal logo
FSS
Federal Signal
1.7$39.67-0.1%$2.40 billion$1.22 billion24.49
Meritor logo
MTOR
Meritor
1.6$28.56-0.0%$2.07 billion$3.04 billion8.95
Alamo Group logo
ALG
Alamo Group
1.9$160.09-0.4%$1.90 billion$1.12 billion32.60Dividend Announcement
News Coverage
Lindsay logo
LNN
Lindsay
1.8$163.57-0.9%$1.79 billion$474.69 million47.55Earnings Announcement
Dividend Increase
Analyst Revision
Astec Industries logo
ASTE
Astec Industries
1.7$76.71-1.1%$1.72 billion$1.17 billion132.26
The Greenbrier Companies logo
GBX
The Greenbrier Companies
2.0$46.40-1.2%$1.51 billion$2.79 billion49.36Earnings Announcement
Dividend Announcement
Analyst Revision
Douglas Dynamics logo
PLOW
Douglas Dynamics
1.9$46.97-1.0%$1.06 billion$571.71 million-11.46
Wabash National logo
WNC
Wabash National
1.3$19.11-1.8%$973.84 million$2.32 billion-15.79
The Manitowoc logo
MTW
The Manitowoc
1.1$21.91-5.8%$715.98 million$1.83 billion-64.44
Titan International logo
TWI
Titan International
1.1$9.98-0.1%$612.77 million$1.45 billion-8.91Gap Up
Miller Industries logo
MLR
Miller Industries
1.3$45.54-1.0%$524.91 million$818.17 million17.58
Commercial Vehicle Group logo
CVGI
Commercial Vehicle Group
1.3$9.93-0.1%$323.18 million$901.24 million-7.58
Twin Disc logo
TWIN
Twin Disc
1.2$10.02-0.3%$136.30 million$246.84 million-3.53Gap Up
This page was last updated on 4/12/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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