Trinity Industries Company Profile (NYSE:TRN)

About Trinity Industries (NYSE:TRN)

Trinity Industries logoTrinity Industries, Inc. is a diversified industrial company that owns businesses providing products and services to the energy, chemical, agriculture, transportation and construction sectors. The Company's products and services include railcars and railcar parts; parts and steel components; the leasing, management and maintenance of railcars; highway products; construction aggregates; inland barges; structural wind towers; steel utility structures; storage and distribution containers, and trench shields and shoring products. The Company's segments include the Rail Group, Construction Products Group, Inland Barge Group, Energy Equipment Group, Railcar Leasing and Management Services Group, and All Other. Its All Other segment includes its captive insurance and transportation companies, and other peripheral businesses. It manufactures a line of railcars, including autorack cars, box cars, covered hopper cars, gondola cars, intermodal cars, open hopper cars and tank cars.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Transportation
  • Industry: Industrial Conglomerates
  • Sub-Industry: Construction & Farm Machinery & Heavy Trucks
  • Symbol: NYSE:TRN
  • CUSIP: 89652210
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $4.2502 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 152,173,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $27.14
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $27.09
  • 52 Week Range: $20.62 - $30.13
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 14.75
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 22.17
  • P/E Growth: 2.43
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $4.28 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.00
  • Book Value: $26.02 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.08
  • Annual Dividend: $0.52
  • Dividend Yield: 1.9%
  • EBIDTA: $925 million
  • Net Margins: 6.81%
  • Return on Equity: 6.82%
  • Return on Assets: 3.20%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.70%
  • Current Ratio: 3.37%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.23%
  • Average Volume: 1.20 million shs.
  • Beta: 2.19
  • Short Ratio: 6.33
Frequently Asked Questions for Trinity Industries (NYSE:TRN)

What is Trinity Industries' stock symbol?

Trinity Industries trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "TRN."

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

Trinity Industries announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, May 1st. Shareholders of record on Friday, July 14th will be given a dividend of $0.13 per share on Monday, July 31st. This represents a $0.52 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.85%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, July 12th. This is a boost from Trinity Industries's previous quarterly dividend of $0.11. View Trinity Industries' Dividend History.

When did Trinity Industries' stock split? How did Trinity Industries' stock split work?

Trinity Industries shares split on the morning of Friday, June 20th 2014. The 2-1 split was announced on Monday, May 5th 2014. The newly issued shares were payable to shareholders after the market closes on Thursday, June 19th 2014. An investor that had 100 shares of Trinity Industries stock prior to the split would have 200 shares after the split.

How were Trinity Industries' earnings last quarter?

Trinity Industries, Inc. (NYSE:TRN) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July, 25th. The company reported $0.33 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.31 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $905.50 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $947.40 million. Trinity Industries had a return on equity of 6.82% and a net margin of 6.81%. Trinity Industries's revenue was down 23.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.62 EPS. View Trinity Industries' Earnings History.

What guidance has Trinity Industries issued on next quarter's earnings?

Trinity Industries updated its FY17 earnings guidance on Tuesday, July, 25th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.10-1.30 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.18.

Where is Trinity Industries' stock going? Where will Trinity Industries' stock price be in 2017?

6 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for Trinity Industries' shares. Their forecasts range from $11.00 to $32.00. On average, they expect Trinity Industries' stock price to reach $24.83 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Trinity Industries.

What are analysts saying about Trinity Industries stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Trinity Industries stock:

  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Trinity Industries, Inc. is engaged in the manufacture, marketing, and leasing of a wide variety of products consisting of the following business segments or groups: Railcar Group, Inland Barge Group, Parts and Services Group, Highway Construction Product Group, Concrete & Aggregate Group, Industrial Group, and others. Others includes transportation services, the company's captive insurance company, and other peripheral businesses. " (7/19/2017)
  • 2. KeyCorp analysts commented, "We visited TRN’s wind tower facility outside Des Moines, IA. Mgmt gave an informative overview of the competitive environment and showcased initiatives and productivity improvements that solidify TRN’s strong competitive position. We think TRN is the dominant non-captive wind tower OEM and should benefit from the recent PTC extension, improving turbine efficiency and coal plant retirements. Broadly, we think TRN’s diversification and $5.6B backlog provide solid visib. relative to other co’s. Should TRN receive a favorable outcome in ongoing litigation, we think backlog, liquidity and valuation could attract new money." (10/3/2016)

Who are some of Trinity Industries' key competitors?

Who are Trinity Industries' key executives?

Trinity Industries' management team includes the folowing people:

  • Timothy R. Wallace, Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer
  • James E. Perry, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President
  • Melendy E. Lovett CPA, Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer
  • William A. McWhirter II, Senior Vice President, Group President
  • Stephen D. Menzies, Senior Vice President; Group President
  • Schuyler Theis Rice, Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer
  • John L. Adams, Independent Director
  • Rhys J. Best, Independent Director
  • David W. Biegler, Independent Director
  • Antonio Carrillo, Independent Director

Who owns Trinity Industries stock?

Trinity Industries' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Ardevora Asset Management LLP (0.86%), James Investment Research Inc. (0.29%), BB&T Corp (0.19%), Smith Graham & Co. Investment Advisors LP (0.11%), First National Bank of Mount Dora Trust Investment Services (0.07%) and Bank of Montreal Can (0.06%). Company insiders that own Trinity Industries stock include D Stephen Menzies and Valueact Capital Master Fund,. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Trinity Industries.

Who sold Trinity Industries stock? Who is selling Trinity Industries stock?

Trinity Industries' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Patten & Patten Inc. TN, James Investment Research Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., First National Bank of Mount Dora Trust Investment Services, Independent Portfolio Consultants Inc., Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc., Aperio Group LLC and Park National Corp OH. View Insider Buying and Selling for Trinity Industries.

Who bought Trinity Industries stock? Who is buying Trinity Industries stock?

Trinity Industries' stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ardevora Asset Management LLP, ING Groep NV, New England Research & Management Inc., Trellus Management Company LLC, First Citizens Bank & Trust Co., Bridges Investment Counsel Inc., Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC and Fisher Asset Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Trinity Industries.

How do I buy Trinity Industries stock?

Shares of Trinity Industries 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 Trinity Industries' stock price today?

One share of Trinity Industries stock can currently be purchased for approximately $28.15.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Trinity Industries (NYSE TRN)
Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  148 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  176 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  324
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Trinity Industries and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Trinity Industries (NYSE:TRN) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 3 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.17)
Consensus Price Target: $24.83 (11.78% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Trinity Industries (NYSE:TRN)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
7/26/2017Axiom SecuritiesReiterated RatingSellHighView Rating Details
6/21/2017Buckingham ResearchInitiated CoverageBuy$32.00LowView Rating Details
3/13/2017Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetHold -> Hold$23.00 -> $27.00LowView Rating Details
12/20/2016Citigroup Inc.Initiated CoverageNeutral$29.00N/AView Rating Details
10/3/2016KeyCorpReiterated RatingBuy$28.00N/AView Rating Details
9/19/2016Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingHold$22.00N/AView Rating Details
7/25/2016Susquehanna Bancshares IncDowngradePositive -> Neutral$23.00 -> $24.00N/AView Rating Details
7/25/2016Cowen and CompanyBoost Price TargetOutperform$22.00 -> $24.00N/AView Rating Details
6/20/2016Longbow ResearchDowngradeBuy -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
2/19/2016BB&T CorporationDowngradeBuy -> UnderweightN/AView Rating Details
2/2/2016Avondale PartnersReiterated RatingMarket PerformN/AView Rating Details
9/4/2015MacquarieUpgradeUnderperform -> Neutral$28.00 -> $27.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 7/26/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Trinity Industries (NYSE:TRN)
Earnings by Quarter for Trinity Industries (NYSE:TRN)
Earnings History by Quarter for Trinity Industries (NYSE TRN)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/25/2017Q2 2017$0.31$0.33$947.40 million$905.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2017Q1 2017$0.28$0.30$904.66 million$877.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/16/2017Q416$0.37$0.44$1.11 billion$1.10 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/26/2016Q3$0.52$0.55$1.24 billion$1.11 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/21/2016Q2$0.48$0.62$1.18 billion$1.18 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/21/2016Q116$0.70$0.64$1.34 billion$1.19 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/18/2016Q415$1.09$1.30$1.59 billion$1.55 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/22/2015Q3$1.16$1.31$1.76 billion$1.54 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2015Q2$1.09$1.33$1.74 billion$1.68 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/23/2015Q115$0.96$1.13$1.58 billion$1.63 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/18/2015Q414$0.83$0.86$1.62 billion$1.66 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/28/2014Q314$0.85$0.90$1.50 billion$1.56 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/29/2014Q214$0.77$1.01$1.35 billion$1.49 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/29/2014Q114$2.54$2.85$1.33 billion$1.46 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/19/2014Q413$1.41$1.44$1.22 billion$1.26 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2013Q313$1.16$1.26$1.14 billion$1.11 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2013Q2 2013$0.95$1.06$1.02 billion$1.07 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2013Q1 2013$0.81$0.91$973.84 million$932.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/20/2013Q4 2012$0.84$0.90$1.03 billion$1.01 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/24/2012Q312$0.79$0.80$1,000.00 million$937.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2012$0.70$0.84ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2012$0.50$0.66ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/15/2012$0.42$0.56ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/25/2011$0.40$0.42ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2011$0.23$0.30ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/16/2011$0.20$0.26ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Trinity Industries (NYSE:TRN)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.24
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.29$0.29$0.29
Q2 20171$0.32$0.32$0.32
Q3 20171$0.33$0.33$0.33
Q4 20171$0.30$0.30$0.30
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Trinity Industries (NYSE:TRN)
Next Dividend:7/31/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.52
Dividend Yield:1.85%
Dividend Growth:20.70% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:27.23% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
43.70% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
40.94% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:6 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Trinity Industries (NYSE:TRN)

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

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Trinity Industries (NYSE:TRN)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.00%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 80.63%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Trinity Industries (NYSE:TRN)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Trinity Industries (NYSE:TRN)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Trinity Industries (NYSE:TRN)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
6/5/2017D Stephen MenziesInsiderSell27,742$26.11$724,343.62View SEC Filing  
11/4/2016Valueact Capital Master Fund,Major ShareholderBuy461,605$21.17$9,772,177.85View SEC Filing  
11/2/2015D Stephen MenziesSVPSell101,296$27.46$2,781,588.16View SEC Filing  
5/5/2015Timothy R WallaceCEOBuy20,000$29.44$588,800.00View SEC Filing  
8/27/2014David W BieglerDirectorSell7,500$48.80$366,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/8/2014D Stephen MenziesSVPSell69,468$42.45$2,948,916.60View SEC Filing  
8/1/2014D Stephen MenziesSVPSell34,676$44.02$1,526,437.52View SEC Filing  
3/5/2014D Stephen MenziesSVPSell13,871$73.04$1,013,137.84View SEC Filing  
5/31/2013D Stephen MenziesSVPSell5,587$41.63$232,586.81View SEC Filing  
5/22/2013D Stephen MenziesSVPSell18,228$42.33$771,591.24View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Trinity Industries (NYSE:TRN)
Latest Headlines for Trinity Industries (NYSE:TRN)
DateHeadline logoTrinity Industries' (NYSE:TRN) "Sell" Rating Reiterated at Axiom Securities - July 26 at 10:28 AM logoTrinity Industries, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2017 Results - Business Wire (press release) - July 26 at 9:09 AM logoTrinity Industries tops 2Q profit forecasts - July 26 at 9:06 AM logoTrinity Industries, Inc. (TRN) Releases FY17 Earnings Guidance - July 25 at 10:52 PM logoTrinity Industries, Inc. (TRN) Posts Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.03 EPS - July 25 at 10:12 PM logoTrinity Industries (NYSE:TRN) & E.I. du Pont de Nemours and (DD) Head to Head Survey - July 24 at 10:00 AM logoTrinity Industries, Inc. (TRN) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to "Hold" - July 23 at 8:52 PM logoContrasting Trinity Industries (NYSE:TRN) & General Electric (GE) - July 20 at 10:44 AM logoDaily Technical Summary Reports on Railroads Stocks -- Kansas City Southern, Norfolk Southern, Canadian National Railway, and Trinity Industries - July 19 at 8:33 AM logoTrinity Industries, Inc. (TRN) to Release Earnings on Tuesday - July 18 at 9:39 AM logoTrinity Industries: Expecting Some Good, And Some Bad - Seeking Alpha - July 17 at 8:11 AM logoETFs with exposure to Trinity Industries, Inc. : July 14, 2017 - July 14 at 9:17 PM logoAnalyzing General Electric Company (GE) & Trinity Industries (TRN) - July 14 at 8:18 PM logoTRN September 1st Options Begin Trading - Nasdaq - July 14 at 4:17 PM logoTrinity Industries, Inc. (TRN) Receives "Sell" Rating from Axiom Securities - July 13 at 8:13 AM logoTrinity Industries Inc (NYSE:TRN) Rating Lowered to Hold at BidaskClub - July 12 at 11:28 PM logoIllinois Tool Works (ITW) & Trinity Industries (NYSE:TRN) Head to Head Comparison - July 11 at 10:30 AM logoTrinity Industries, Inc. Announces Date for Earnings Release ... - Business Wire (press release) - July 11 at 8:38 AM logoTrinity Industries, Inc. (TRN) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - July 11 at 12:41 AM logoTrinity Industries, Inc. (TRN) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $982.33 Million - July 7 at 11:36 AM logoHoneywell International (HON) vs. Trinity Industries (TRN) Financial Contrast - July 7 at 8:36 AM logoInteresting TRN Put And Call Options For August 25th - Nasdaq - July 6 at 2:23 PM logoZacks: Analysts Expect Trinity Industries, Inc. (TRN) to Post $0.31 EPS - July 5 at 8:28 PM logoTrinity Industries, Inc. (NYSE:TRN) Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research - July 2 at 4:58 PM logoTrinity Industries, Inc. (TRN) Raised to Buy at BidaskClub - July 1 at 3:10 PM logoTrinity Industries' (TRN) Sell Rating Reiterated at Axiom Securities - June 30 at 2:53 PM logoA Top Steel Analyst Highlights Acute Risk To Trinity Industries' 2018 Operating Margin - Benzinga - June 29 at 8:26 PM logoAugust 11th Options Now Available For Trinity Industries (TRN) - June 29 at 3:23 PM logoAnalyzing Carlisle Companies (CSL) and Trinity Industries (TRN) - June 28 at 8:10 AM logoBuckingham Research Initiates Coverage on Trinity Industries, Inc. (TRN) - June 25 at 4:58 PM logoCritical Review: Honeywell International (HON) vs. Trinity Industries (TRN) - June 23 at 12:20 AM logoTRN August 4th Options Begin Trading - - Nasdaq - June 22 at 7:16 PM logoTrinity Industries, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : TRN-US : June 22, 2017 - June 22 at 2:15 PM logoTrinity Industries, Inc. (TRN) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Axiom Securities - June 16 at 10:40 AM logoETFs with exposure to Trinity Industries, Inc. : June 15, 2017 - June 15 at 8:35 PM logoTrinity Industries, Inc. (TRN) Stock Rating Upgraded by BidaskClub - June 15 at 3:48 PM logoTrinity Industries, Inc. – Value Analysis (NYSE:TRN) : June 13, 2017 - June 13 at 11:57 PM logoTrinity Industries, Inc. (TRN) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts - June 13 at 10:50 PM logoTrinity Industries, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : TRN-US : June 12, 2017 - June 12 at 7:45 PM logo$982.33 Million in Sales Expected for Trinity Industries Inc (TRN) This Quarter - June 11 at 8:06 AM logoTrinity Industries (TRN) Shares Cross Above 200 DMA - June 11 at 1:11 AM logo Brokerages Expect Trinity Industries Inc (TRN) to Announce $0.31 EPS - June 9 at 10:32 PM logoAnalyzing American Railcar Industries (ARII) and Trinity Industries (TRN) - June 9 at 8:56 AM logoD Stephen Menzies Sells 27,742 Shares of Trinity Industries Inc (TRN) Stock - June 6 at 7:27 PM logoETFs with exposure to Trinity Industries, Inc. : June 5, 2017 - June 5 at 10:48 PM logoTrinity Industries Inc (TRN) Lifted to "Buy" at ValuEngine - June 2 at 11:06 PM logoWill Trinity Industries (TRN) Make a Suitable Value Pick? - Nasdaq - May 27 at 6:23 AM logoWill Trinity Industries (TRN) Make a Suitable Value Pick? - May 27 at 6:23 AM logoTrinity Industries Inc (TRN) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - May 19 at 11:06 PM logoTRN Makes Notable Cross Below Critical Moving Average - May 19 at 1:16 PM



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