NYSE:WAB - Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Stock Price, News, Headlines & Rumors

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$111.66 +0.48 (+0.43 %)
(As of 08/15/2018 02:57 AM ET)
Previous Close$111.18
Today's Range$111.19 - $112.50
52-Week Range$69.20 - $114.85
Volume721,100 shs
Average Volume804,384 shs
Market Capitalization$10.64 billion
P/E Ratio32.56
Dividend Yield0.43%
Beta0.93
Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies logoWestinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation, doing business as Wabtec Corporation, provides technology-based equipment, systems, and services for the freight rail and passenger transit vehicle industries worldwide. It operates in two segments, Freight and Transit. The Freight segment manufactures and services components for new and existing locomotive and freight cars; supplies railway electronics and positive train control equipment; offers signal design and engineering services; builds switcher locomotives; rebuilds freight locomotives; and provides heat exchangers and cooling systems for rail and other industrial markets. This segment serves publicly traded railroads; leasing companies; manufacturers of original equipment, such as locomotives and freight cars; and utilities. The Transit segment manufactures and services components for new and existing passenger transit vehicles, including regional trains, high speed trains, subway cars, light-rail vehicles, and buses; builds commuter locomotives; and refurbishes passenger transit vehicles. This segment serves public transit authorities and municipalities, leasing companies, and manufacturers of subway cars and buses. The company's products comprise positive train control equipment and electronically controlled pneumatic braking products; railway electronics, including event recorders, monitoring equipment, and end of train devices; freight car trucks and couplers; draft gears, couplers, and slack adjusters; and air compressors and dryers. Its products also include track and switch products; railway braking equipment and related components; friction products consisting of brake shoes and pads; window assemblies, and accessibility lifts and ramps for buses and subway cars; and traction motors, as well as builds, remanufactures, and overhauls commuter and switcher locomotives, and transit cars. Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation was founded in 1869 and is headquartered in Wilmerding, Pennsylvania.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Railroad equipment
Sub-IndustryConstruction & Farm Machinery & Heavy Trucks
SectorTransportation
SymbolNYSE:WAB
CUSIP92974010
Phone412-825-1000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.65
Current Ratio1.52
Quick Ratio0.99

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio32.56
Forward P/E Ratio28.70
P/E Growth2.47

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.88 billion
Price / Sales2.77
Cash Flow$4.5669 per share
Price / Cash24.45
Book Value$29.46 per share
Price / Book3.79

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.43
Net Income$262.26 million
Net Margins6.88%
Return on Equity12.40%
Return on Assets5.33%

Miscellaneous

Employees18,000
Outstanding Shares96,280,000
Market Cap$10.64 billion

Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies (NYSE:WAB) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies' stock symbol?

Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "WAB."

How often does Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies?

Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, July 11th. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 10th will be given a dividend of $0.12 per share on Friday, August 24th. This represents a $0.48 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.43%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 9th. View Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies' Dividend History.

How were Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies' earnings last quarter?

Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp (NYSE:WAB) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, July, 24th. The transportation company reported $0.96 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.94 by $0.02. The transportation company had revenue of $1.11 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.02 billion. Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies had a net margin of 6.88% and a return on equity of 12.40%. The company's revenue was up 19.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.75 earnings per share. View Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies' Earnings History.

When is Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies' next earnings date?

Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October, 23rd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies.

What guidance has Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies issued on next quarter's earnings?

Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Tuesday, July, 24th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of ~$3.85 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $3.87. The company issued revenue guidance of ~$4.2 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $4.19 billion.

What price target have analysts set for WAB?

15 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies' stock. Their forecasts range from $81.00 to $125.00. On average, they anticipate Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies' stock price to reach $101.8462 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 8.8%. View Analyst Price Targets for Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies.

Who are some of Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies' key competitors?

Who are Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies' key executives?

Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Raymond T. Betler, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 62)
  • Mr. Patrick D. Dugan, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 52)
  • Mr. Stéphane Rambaud-Measson, Exec. VP, COO & Director (Age 56)
  • Mr. David L. DeNinno, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 62)
  • Mr. Scott E. Wahlstrom, Exec. VP of HR (Age 54)

Has Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about WAB stock have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.23 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news stories about the transportation company an impact score of 46.47 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. View Recent Headlines for Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies.

Who are Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies' major shareholders?

Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY (10.90%), Luminus Management LLC (0.57%), Commonwealth Bank of Australia (0.18%), Rhumbline Advisers (0.17%), Sterling Capital Management LLC (0.05%) and SG Americas Securities LLC (0.02%). Company insiders that own Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies stock include Albert J Neupaver, Brian Hehir, David L Deninno, Emilio Fernandez, Gruehl Friedrich, John A Mastalerz Jr, Lee B Foster II, Patrick D Dugan, Randy Hoback, Robert J Brooks and Scott Wahlstrom. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies.

Which major investors are selling Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies stock?

WAB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Luminus Management LLC, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Rhumbline Advisers, Massey Quick Simon & CO. LLC, Zevin Asset Management LLC, Clean Yield Group and Private Capital Group LLC. Company insiders that have sold Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies company stock in the last year include Albert J Neupaver, David L Deninno, Emilio Fernandez, John A Mastalerz Jr, Lee B Foster II, Patrick D Dugan, Robert J Brooks and Scott Wahlstrom. View Insider Buying and Selling for Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies.

Which major investors are buying Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies stock?

WAB stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sterling Capital Management LLC and SG Americas Securities LLC. Company insiders that have bought Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies stock in the last two years include Gruehl Friedrich and Randy Hoback. View Insider Buying and Selling for Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies.

How do I buy shares of Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies?

Shares of WAB 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 Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies' stock price today?

One share of WAB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $111.66.

How big of a company is Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies?

Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies has a market capitalization of $10.64 billion and generates $3.88 billion in revenue each year. The transportation company earns $262.26 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.43 on an earnings per share basis. Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies employs 18,000 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies?

Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies' mailing address is 1001 AIR BRAKE AVE, WILMERDING PA, 15148. The transportation company can be reached via phone at 412-825-1000.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies (NYSE WAB)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  278 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  282 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  560
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This page was last updated on 8/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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