GATX Company Profile (NYSE:GATX)


GATX 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: Rental & Leasing Services
  • Sub-Industry: Trading Companies & Distributors
  • Symbol: NYSE:GATX
  • CUSIP: 36144810
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $2.34 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 39,093,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $60.12
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $58.65
  • 52 Week Range: $40.66 - $64.46
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 9.86
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 14.39
  • P/E Growth: 0.89
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.4 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.67
  • Book Value: $35.43 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.69
  • Annual Dividend: $1.60
  • Dividend Yield: 2.8%
  • EBIDTA: $661.4 million
  • Net Margins: 18.13%
  • Return on Equity: 19.97%
  • Return on Assets: 3.76%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 3.17%
  • Current Ratio: 3.12%
  • Quick Ratio: 3.09%
  • Average Volume: 314,292 shs.
  • Beta: 1.18
  • Short Ratio: 39.4

Frequently Asked Questions for GATX (NYSE:GATX)

What is GATX's stock symbol?

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

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

GATX announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, May 8th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.42 per share on Friday, June 30th. This represents a $1.68 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.81%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, June 13th. View GATX's Dividend History.

How were GATX's earnings last quarter?

GATX Co. (NYSE:GATX) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April, 20th. The company reported $1.44 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.08 by $0.36. The business had revenue of $316.10 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $312.24 million. GATX had a net margin of 18.13% and a return on equity of 19.97%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 5.5% on a year-over-year basis. View GATX's Earnings History.

When will GATX make its next earnings announcement?

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

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

GATX issued an update on its FY17 earnings guidance on Thursday, April, 20th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $4.40-4.60 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $4.53.

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

5 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for GATX's shares. Their forecasts range from $27.00 to $63.00. On average, they anticipate GATX's share price to reach $46.33 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for GATX.

Who are some of GATX's key competitors?

Who owns GATX stock?

GATX's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. (16.24%), Vanguard Group Inc. (12.45%), BlackRock Inc. (10.67%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.73%), Wellington Management Group LLP (8.41%) and Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (7.12%). Company insiders that own GATX 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.

Who sold GATX stock? Who is selling GATX stock?

GATX's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Vanguard Group Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Chicago Equity Partners LLC, HighTower Advisors LLC, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, Prudential Financial Inc. and Morgan Stanley. Company insiders that have sold GATX stock in the last year include Brian A Kenney, 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.

Who bought GATX stock? Who is buying GATX stock?

GATX's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Systematic Financial Management LP, Gotham Asset Management LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, LSV Asset Management, Kingdon Capital Management L.L.C., KBC Group NV and Hussman Strategic Advisors Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for GATX.

How do I buy GATX stock?

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

How much does a share of GATX stock cost?

One share of GATX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $59.87.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for GATX (NYSE:GATX) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 2 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.80)
Consensus Price Target: $46.33 (22.61% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for GATX (NYSE:GATX)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
4/23/2017Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingMarket Perform$62.00 -> $63.00LowView Rating Details
3/16/2017Axiom SecuritiesReiterated RatingSellHighView Rating Details
1/12/2017Stifel NicolausDowngradeHold -> Sell$49.00N/AView Rating Details
12/20/2016Citigroup IncInitiated CoverageBuyN/AView Rating Details
12/14/2016SidotiDowngradeBuy -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
5/9/2016Wells Fargo & CoInitiated 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 5/28/2015 forward)


Earnings History for GATX (NYSE:GATX)
Earnings by Quarter for GATX (NYSE:GATX)
Earnings History by Quarter for GATX (NYSE:GATX)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
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 (NYSE:GATX)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.55 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.16 EPS


Current Dividend Information for GATX (NYSE:GATX)
Next Dividend:6/30/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.60
Dividend Yield:2.67%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:25.48% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
35.16% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
38.46% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for GATX (NYSE:GATX)

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

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for GATX (NYSE:GATX)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 3.43%
Insider Trades by Quarter for GATX (NYSE:GATX)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for GATX (NYSE:GATX)
Insider Trades by Quarter for GATX (NYSE:GATX)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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 (NYSE:GATX)
Latest Headlines for GATX (NYSE:GATX)
DateHeadline logoThomas A. Ellman Sells 2,239 Shares of GATX Co. (GATX) Stock - May 25 at 8:05 PM logoIs GATX Corporation (GATX) Stock a Suitable Value Pick Now? - May 25 at 7:40 PM logoConvercent: UPDATE - Convercent Posts Record First Quarter 2017 - May 24 at 10:12 PM logoUPDATE - Convercent Posts Record First Quarter 2017 - May 24 at 5:12 PM logoConvercent: Convercent Posts Record First Quarter 2017 - May 23 at 4:59 PM logoWhy Is GATX Corp (GATX) Down 4.6% Since the Last Earnings Report? - May 23 at 11:51 AM logoGATX Corporation Receives Responsible Care® Partner Award - May 23 at 11:51 AM logoGATX Corp. :GATX-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 18, 2017 - May 18 at 10:01 AM featured highlights: GATX, Lazard, PetMed Express, MKS Instruments and Lear - May 12 at 5:58 PM logo5 Dividend Growth Stocks for Guaranteed Returns - May 11 at 5:57 PM logoGATX Co. (GATX) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages - May 9 at 11:16 AM logoGATX Co. (GATX) to Issue $0.42 Quarterly Dividend - May 8 at 5:45 PM logoTop Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for May 8th - May 8 at 5:07 PM logo$359.5 Million in Sales Expected for GATX Co. (GATX) This Quarter - May 7 at 8:56 AM logoGATX Co. (GATX) Expected to Post Earnings of $1.11 Per Share - May 5 at 9:18 AM logoTop Ranked Value Stocks to Buy for May 3rd - May 3 at 2:49 PM logoGATX Corporation Announces Appointment of Director of Investor Relations - May 2 at 4:03 PM logoGATX Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : GATX-US : May 2, 2017 - May 2 at 11:38 AM logoCowen and Company Reiterates "Market Perform" Rating for GATX Co. (GATX) - April 23 at 11:00 AM logoGATX Co. (GATX) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research - April 21 at 12:16 PM logoEdited Transcript of GATX earnings conference call or presentation 20-Apr-17 3:00pm GMT - April 21 at 11:35 AM logoGATX Corp's (GATX) Q1 Earnings & Sales Top, Shares Gain - April 21 at 11:35 AM logoGATX Corporation Reports 2017 First-Quarter Results - April 20 at 12:12 PM logoGATX Co. (GATX) Releases Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.29 EPS - April 20 at 12:06 PM logoGATX Co. (GATX) Releases FY17 Earnings Guidance - April 20 at 9:45 AM logoGatx beats 1Q profit forecasts - April 20 at 8:42 AM logoGATX Co. (GATX) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $312.2 Million - April 16 at 9:14 AM logoGATX Co. (GATX) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts - April 14 at 12:12 PM logoGATX Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : GATX-US : April 14, 2017 - April 14 at 9:58 AM logo$1.08 EPS Expected for GATX Co. (GATX) This Quarter - April 14 at 9:28 AM logoThe Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Greenbrier, Trinity Industries, GATX and American Railcar Industries - April 10 at 11:26 AM logoHere’s Why Railcar Stocks Headed for a Turnaround (GBX, TRN GATX, ARII) - April 10 at 7:50 AM logoGATX Corporation Sets Date for 2017 First Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call - April 6 at 1:27 PM logoGATX’s (GATX) “Sell” Rating Reaffirmed at Axiom Securities - March 16 at 6:50 PM logoGATX CORP Financials - February 28 at 5:30 PM logoGATX Corporation to Present at the 2017 Stifel Transportation and Logistics Conference - February 7 at 6:36 PM logoForm 4 GATX CORP For: Feb 01 Filed by: YOVOVICH PAUL G - February 4 at 3:48 AM logoForm 4/A GATX CORP For: Jan 26 Filed by: Ellman Thomas A. - February 2 at 5:56 PM logo6 Low P/E Stocks Gurus Are Buying - January 30 at 6:01 PM logo9:49 am GATX raises quarterly dividend to $0.42/share from $0.40/share - January 27 at 7:15 PM logoGATX Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend Increase - January 27 at 7:15 PM logoForm 4 GATX CORP For: Jan 23 Filed by: Conniff James M. - January 25 at 9:39 PM logoForm 5 GATX CORP For: Dec 31 Filed by: Conniff James M. - January 25 at 4:52 AM logoStock Market News for January 23, 2017 - January 23 at 11:24 AM logoGordon Johnson Wants You To Know About Sell-Rated GATX - January 22 at 6:58 PM logoGATX Corp's (GATX) Q4 Earnings & Sales Top; Shares Gain - January 20 at 6:39 PM logoBRIEF-GATX Corp Q4 earnings per share $0.77 - January 20 at 12:04 AM logoGATX Corp. (GATX) Tops Q4 EPS by 11c; Guides In-Line - January 20 at 12:04 AM logoGATX Corp. 2016 Q3 - Results - Earnings Call Slides - January 20 at 12:04 AM logoEdited Transcript of GATX earnings conference call or presentation 19-Jan-17 4:00pm GMT - January 20 at 12:04 AM



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