GATX Corporation Company Profile (NYSE:GATX)

About GATX Corporation (NYSE:GATX)

GATX Corporation logoGATX Corporation is a global railcar lessor, owning fleets in North America, Europe, and Asia. In addition, the Company operates fleet of the United States-flagged vessels on the Great Lakes and jointly with Rolls-Royce plc, it owns aircraft spare engine lease portfolios in the world. It operates through four business segments: Rail North America, Rail International, American Steamship Company (ASC), and Portfolio Management. As of December 31, 2016, it owned fleet of approximately 146,300 railcars. It offers customers leasing, maintenance, asset, financial, and management expertise. It leases tank cars, freight cars, and locomotives in North America, tank cars and freight cars in Europe and freight cars in India and Russia. As of December 31, 2016, it also had an ownership interest in an affiliate investment that owned approximately 2,200 railcars, and it managed approximately 400 railcars for other third-party owners.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Transportation
  • Industry: Commercial Leasing
  • Sub-Industry: Trading Companies & Distributors
  • Symbol: NYSE:GATX
  • CUSIP: 36144810
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $2.30652 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 38,720,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $60.90
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $60.97
  • 52 Week Range: $41.15 - $66.30
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 10.38
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 14.70
  • P/E Growth: 0.86
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.39 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.72
  • Book Value: $37.27 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.65
  • Annual Dividend: $1.68
  • Dividend Yield: 2.8%
  • EBIDTA: $660.2 million
  • Net Margins: 17.09%
  • Return on Equity: 17.83%
  • Return on Assets: 3.46%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 2.97%
  • Current Ratio: 2.55%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.55%
  • Average Volume: 239,675 shs.
  • Beta: 1.2
  • Short Ratio: 33.61

Frequently Asked Questions for GATX Corporation (NYSE:GATX)

What is GATX Corporation's stock symbol?

GATX Corporation trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "GATX."

How often does GATX Corporation pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for GATX Corporation?

GATX Corporation declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, July 31st. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 15th will be given a dividend of $0.42 per share on Saturday, September 30th. This represents a $1.68 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.73%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 14th. View GATX Corporation's Dividend History.

How were GATX Corporation's earnings last quarter?

GATX Corporation (NYSE:GATX) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 20th. The company reported $1.32 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.11 by $0.21. The firm earned $348.40 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $352.64 million. GATX Corporation had a return on equity of 17.83% and a net margin of 17.09%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 2.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $1.49 EPS. View GATX Corporation's Earnings History.

When will GATX Corporation make its next earnings announcement?

GATX Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October, 19th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for GATX Corporation.

What guidance has GATX Corporation issued on next quarter's earnings?

GATX Corporation issued an update on its FY17 earnings guidance on Thursday, July, 20th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $4.40-4.60 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $4.56.

Where is GATX Corporation's stock going? Where will GATX Corporation's stock price be in 2017?

6 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for GATX Corporation's shares. Their forecasts range from $27.00 to $71.00. On average, they anticipate GATX Corporation's share price to reach $55.80 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for GATX Corporation.

Are investors shorting GATX Corporation?

GATX Corporation saw a decline in short interest in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 9,628,636 shares, a decline of 2.0% from the July 14th total of 9,825,995 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 270,158 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 35.6 days. Currently, 25.3% of the shares of the company are short sold.

Who are some of GATX Corporation's key competitors?

Who are GATX Corporation's key executives?

GATX Corporation's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Brian A. Kenney, Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer
  • Robert C. Lyons, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Michael T. Brooks, Senior Vice President and Chief Operations Officer - Rail North America
  • Deborah A. Golden, Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary
  • James F. Earl, Executive Vice President, President – Rail International
  • Thomas A. Ellman, Executive Vice President, President - Rail North America
  • William M. Muckian, Chief Accounting Officer, Senior Vice President, Controller
  • Niyi A. Adedoyin, Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer
  • James M. Conniff, Senior Vice President - Human Resources
  • Paul F. Titterton, Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer - Rail North America

Who owns GATX Corporation stock?

GATX Corporation's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. (16.54%), Vanguard Group Inc. (12.74%), BlackRock Inc. (10.55%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.83%), Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (7.03%) and Earnest Partners LLC (4.52%). Company insiders that own GATX Corporation stock include Brian A Kenney, Curt F Glenn, Deborah A Golden, James F Earl, James M Conniff, Jeffery R Young, Michael T Brooks, Niyi Adedoyin, Paul F Titterton, Robert C Lyons, Thomas A Ellman and William M Muckian. View Institutional Ownership Trends for GATX Corporation.

Who sold GATX Corporation stock? Who is selling GATX Corporation stock?

GATX Corporation's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Systematic Financial Management LP, FMR LLC, Ameriprise Financial Inc., Gotham Asset Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, New York State Common Retirement Fund and Lodge Hill Capital LLC. Company insiders that have sold GATX Corporation stock in the last year include Brian A Kenney, Deborah A Golden, James F Earl, James M Conniff, Jeffery R Young, Michael T Brooks, Niyi Adedoyin, Paul F Titterton, Robert C Lyons, Thomas A Ellman and William M Muckian. View Insider Buying and Selling for GATX Corporation.

Who bought GATX Corporation stock? Who is buying GATX Corporation stock?

GATX Corporation's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LSV Asset Management, Prudential Financial Inc., State Street Corp, Northern Trust Corp, Vanguard Group Inc., Capital Fund Management S.A., Principal Financial Group Inc. and Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for GATX Corporation.

How do I buy GATX Corporation stock?

Shares of GATX Corporation can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is GATX Corporation's stock price today?

One share of GATX Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $61.59.

MarketBeat Community Rating for GATX Corporation (NYSE GATX)
Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  82 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  138 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  220
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for GATX Corporation (NYSE:GATX) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 4 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $55.80 (9.40% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for GATX Corporation (NYSE:GATX)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/28/2017Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingHold$63.00MediumView Rating Details
7/26/2017Axiom SecuritiesReiterated RatingSellMediumView Rating Details
7/21/2017Citigroup Inc.Lower Price TargetBuy$73.00 -> $71.00LowView Rating Details
7/17/2017Stifel NicolausUpgradeSell -> Hold$50.00 -> $54.00HighView Rating Details
6/21/2017Buckingham ResearchInitiated CoverageNeutral$64.00HighView Rating Details
12/14/2016SidotiDowngradeBuy -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
5/9/2016Wells Fargo & CompanyInitiated CoverageOutperformN/AView Rating Details
4/22/2016Raymond James Financial, Inc.DowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformN/AView Rating Details
4/20/2016Avondale PartnersBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$32.00 -> $45.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/21/2015 forward)


Earnings History for GATX Corporation (NYSE:GATX)
Earnings by Quarter for GATX Corporation (NYSE:GATX)
Earnings History by Quarter for GATX Corporation (NYSE GATX)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/18/2017$1.04N/AView Earnings Details
7/20/2017Q2 2017$1.11$1.32$352.64 million$348.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/20/2017Q1 2017$1.08$1.44$312.24 million$316.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/19/2017Q416$1.05$1.14$355.71 million$362.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/20/2016Q316$1.32$2.25$369.38 million$362.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/21/2016Q216$1.23$1.49$364.73 million$358.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/21/2016Q116$1.21$1.62$320.50 million$334.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/21/2016Q415$1.39$1.44$380.62 million$378.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/22/2015Q315$1.39$1.52$397.15 million$386.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2015Q215$1.27$1.03$385.34 million$365.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/23/2015Q115$1.09$1.39$324.90 million$319.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/22/2015Q414$1.26$1.30$392.60 million$401.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/23/2014Q314$1.16$1.14$393.53 million$397.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/31/2014Q214$1.07$1.15$378.30 million$365.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/24/2014Q114$0.74$0.90$294.30 million$286.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/23/2014Q413$0.92$1.14$350.96 million$356.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/24/2013Q313$1.00$1.09$351.62 million$353.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/18/2013Q2 2013$0.85$0.68$342.76 million$338.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/25/2013Q1 2013$0.70$0.60$268.56 million$272.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/24/2013Q4 2012$0.54$0.56$346.50 million$331.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/18/2012$0.66$0.70ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/19/2012$0.62$0.49ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2012$0.50$0.69ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/19/2012$0.55$0.62ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/20/2011$0.61$0.67ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2011$0.46$0.56ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/21/2011$0.33$0.42ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/20/2011$0.40$0.33ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for GATX Corporation (NYSE:GATX)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.62 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.19 EPS


Current Dividend Information for GATX Corporation (NYSE:GATX)
Next Dividend:9/30/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.68
Dividend Yield:2.73%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:28.38% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
36.36% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
40.10% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for GATX Corporation (NYSE:GATX)

Dividend History by Quarter for GATX Corporation (NYSE GATX)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for GATX Corporation (NYSE:GATX)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 3.50%
Insider Trades by Quarter for GATX Corporation (NYSE:GATX)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for GATX Corporation (NYSE:GATX)
Insider Trades by Quarter for GATX Corporation (NYSE:GATX)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/13/2017Jeffery R YoungVPSell2,910$58.70$170,817.00View SEC Filing  
6/15/2017Deborah A GoldenEVPSell1,368$64.46$88,181.28View SEC Filing  
6/13/2017Deborah A GoldenEVPSell2,429$65.42$158,905.18View SEC Filing  
6/12/2017James M. ConniffVPSell638$64.94$41,431.72View SEC Filing  
6/5/2017Paul F TittertonSVPSell2,843$61.68$175,356.24View SEC Filing  
5/24/2017Thomas A EllmanEVPSell2,239$61.52$137,743.28View SEC Filing  
3/16/2017William M MuckianVPSell1,000$59.06$59,060.00View SEC Filing  
2/16/2017Niyi AdedoyinSVPSell2,403$58.63$140,887.89View SEC Filing  
1/31/2017Jeffery R YoungVPSell230$57.43$13,208.90View SEC Filing  
1/31/2017Michael T BrooksSVPSell6,800$57.41$390,388.00View SEC Filing  
1/25/2017Paul F TittertonSVPSell2,571$60.31$155,057.01View SEC Filing  
1/24/2017James M ConniffVPSell336$59.59$20,022.24View SEC Filing  
1/24/2017Michael T BrooksSVPSell3,653$59.45$217,170.85View SEC Filing  
11/17/2016James F EarlEVPSell4,299$50.70$217,959.30View SEC Filing  
11/10/2016Niyi AdedoyinSVPSell1,433$47.26$67,723.58View SEC Filing  
11/8/2016Thomas A EllmanEVPSell1,739$44.83$77,959.37View SEC Filing  
11/4/2016Brian A KenneyChairmanSell7,500$43.70$327,750.00View SEC Filing  
10/26/2016Robert C LyonsVPSell4,072$45.32$184,543.04View SEC Filing  
10/25/2016James F EarlEVPSell5,368$45.83$246,015.44View SEC Filing  
10/25/2016William M MuckianVPSell1,300$46.02$59,826.00View SEC Filing  
10/24/2016James M ConniffVPSell671$46.48$31,188.08View SEC Filing  
8/11/2016William M MuckianVPSell1,166$44.01$51,315.66View SEC Filing  
5/24/2016Jeffery R YoungVPSell800$45.40$36,320.00View SEC Filing  
11/2/2015Brian A KenneyCEOSell13,040$46.86$611,054.40View SEC Filing  
10/30/2015Deborah A GoldenEVPSell3,313$46.79$155,015.27View SEC Filing  
10/28/2015Curt F GlennVPSell4,016$45.50$182,728.00View SEC Filing  
10/27/2015Robert C. LyonsCFOSell6,211$45.84$284,712.24View SEC Filing  
10/27/2015William M. MuckianVPSell3,138$46.06$144,536.28View SEC Filing  
2/11/2015Michael T BrooksVPSell1,321$59.41$78,480.61View SEC Filing  
2/9/2015Brian A KenneyCEOSell6,932$60.34$418,276.88View SEC Filing  
11/20/2014James F EarlEVPSell3,766$63.42$238,839.72View SEC Filing  
11/11/2014Robert C LyonsCFOSell3,057$65.32$199,683.24View SEC Filing  
11/11/2014Stephen R WilsonDirectorBuy4,000$65.29$261,160.00View SEC Filing  
11/7/2014Curt F GlennVPSell1,922$64.67$124,295.74View SEC Filing  
11/7/2014Deborah A GoldenEVPSell1,570$64.82$101,767.40View SEC Filing  
6/10/2014Robert C LyonsCFOSell8,000$65.18$521,440.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2014Deborah GoldenEVPSell2,328$65.13$151,622.64View SEC Filing  
5/5/2014William MuckianVPSell3,084$65.38$201,631.92View SEC Filing  
4/30/2014Brian KenneyCEOSell26,159$64.96$1,699,288.64View SEC Filing  
4/29/2014Paul TittertonVPSell2,171$65.29$141,744.59View SEC Filing  
4/29/2014Thomas EllmanEVPSell3,507$65.08$228,235.56View SEC Filing  
2/5/2013James F EarlEVPSell18,237$47.92$873,917.04View SEC Filing  
1/28/2013Paul G YovovichDirectorBuy1,000$46.49$46,490.00View SEC Filing  
8/15/2012Paul G YovovichDirectorBuy1,000$42.27$42,270.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for GATX Corporation (NYSE:GATX)
Latest Headlines for GATX Corporation (NYSE:GATX)
DateHeadline logoGATX Corporation (GATX) Upgraded to "Hold" by BidaskClub - September 21 at 10:52 PM logoBullish Two Hundred Day Moving Average Cross - GATX - September 21 at 12:55 AM logoGATX Corporation (GATX) Downgraded to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research - September 19 at 7:38 PM logoGATX November 17th Options Begin Trading - September 18 at 6:31 PM logoTop Ranked Value Stocks to Buy for September 15th - September 15 at 7:34 PM logoInsider Selling: GATX Corporation (GATX) VP Sells 2,910 Shares of Stock - September 15 at 4:30 PM logoZacks: Brokerages Expect GATX Corporation (GATX) Will Post Earnings of $0.99 Per Share - September 15 at 4:22 PM logoGATX Corporation (GATX) Upgraded to Buy by Zacks Investment Research - September 15 at 1:47 PM logoGATX Corporation (GATX) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages - September 13 at 9:34 AM logoGATX Corporation (GATX) Cut to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research - September 11 at 12:40 PM logoGATX Corporation (GATX) Lowered to "Sell" at BidaskClub - September 9 at 4:16 PM logoGATX Corporation (GATX) Presents At Cowen 10th Annual Global Transportation Conference - Slideshow - September 8 at 5:10 AM logoGATX Corporation (GATX) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research - September 6 at 12:18 AM logoGATX Corporation (GATX) Lifted to "Strong-Buy" at ValuEngine - September 3 at 11:30 AM featured highlights include Owens Corning, Lam Research, Juniper Networks, GATX and Microchip Technology - September 1 at 7:15 PM logo5 Top-Ranked Dividend Stocks for Solid Returns - August 31 at 6:50 PM logoGATX Corporation to Present at the Cowen and Company 10th Annual Global Transportation Conference - August 31 at 6:50 PM logoGATX Corporation's (GATX) "Hold" Rating Reiterated at Cowen and Company - August 28 at 6:32 AM logo$0.99 EPS Expected for GATX Corporation (GATX) This Quarter - August 28 at 4:22 AM logoGATX Corporation (GATX) Raised to Buy at Zacks Investment Research - August 24 at 1:07 PM logoComparing GATX Corporation (GATX) and Fortress Transportation and Infrastructure Investors (FTAI) - August 23 at 6:24 PM logoGATX Corporation (GATX) Short Interest Down 2.0% in July - August 22 at 11:34 PM logo5 Dividend Stocks That Warrant Growth Amid Volatility - August 21 at 6:20 PM logoWhy Is GATX Down 3.8% Since the Last Earnings Report? - August 21 at 6:20 PM logoGATX Corporation (GATX) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts - August 19 at 9:04 AM logoGATX Corporation (GATX) Rating Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research - August 17 at 10:02 PM logoIs GATX Corporation (GATX) a Great Stock for Value Investors? - August 17 at 8:12 PM logoSee what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about GATX Corp. - August 14 at 7:14 PM logoIHS Markit Score Update: Rise in demand for ETFs holding GATX Corp is a positive for its shares - August 11 at 7:24 PM logoGATX Corporation (NYSE:GATX) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $349.55 Million - August 11 at 9:28 AM logoGATX Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : GATX-US : August 7, 2017 - August 7 at 4:07 PM logoFortress Transportation and Infrastructure Investors (FTAI) & GATX Corporation (GATX) Financial Comparison - August 3 at 8:32 AM logoGATX Corp. :GATX-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 1, 2017 - August 1 at 7:29 PM logoHead-To-Head Review: GATX Corporation (GATX) and Fortress Transportation and Infrastructure Investors (FTAI) - August 1 at 12:16 AM logoGATX Corp. – Value Analysis (NYSE:GATX) : July 31, 2017 - July 31 at 6:32 PM logoGATX Corporation (GATX) to Issue $0.42 Quarterly Dividend - July 31 at 5:46 PM logoGATX Corporation's (GATX) Sell Rating Reaffirmed at Axiom Securities - July 26 at 10:28 AM logoGATX Corporation (GATX) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - July 25 at 9:34 AM logoGATX Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : GATX-US : July 24, 2017 - July 25 at 1:31 AM logoGATX Corporation (NYSE:GATX) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research - July 24 at 12:21 PM logoEarnings Review and Free Research Report: United Rentals' Quarterly Revenue Jumped 12.7%; Adjusted EPS Climbed 15% - July 24 at 9:17 AM logoGATX Corporation (GATX) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $362.15 Million - July 22 at 10:23 AM logoGATX Corporation (NYSE:GATX) PT Lowered to $71.00 at Citigroup Inc. - July 21 at 11:38 PM logoEdited Transcript of GATX earnings conference call or presentation 20-Jul-17 3:00pm GMT - July 21 at 2:44 AM logoBRIEF-Gatx Q2 earnings per share $1.35 - July 20 at 9:43 PM logoGATX Corporation's (GATX) CEO Brian Kenny on Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - July 20 at 9:43 PM logoGATX Corporation (GATX) Issues FY17 Earnings Guidance - July 20 at 5:31 PM logoGATX Corporation (NYSE:GATX) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.21 EPS - July 20 at 5:10 PM logoGATX Corporation Reports 2017 Second-Quarter Results - July 20 at 4:39 PM logoGatx beats 2Q profit forecasts - July 20 at 4:39 PM



GATX Corporation (GATX) Chart for Thursday, September, 21, 2017

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