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

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$65.46 +2.10 (+3.31 %)
(As of 05/27/2019 10:21 AM ET)
Previous Close$63.36
Today's Range$63.78 - $65.57
52-Week Range$62.67 - $115.40
Volume2.81 million shs
Average Volume3.23 million shs
Market Capitalization$10.66 billion
P/E Ratio17.18
Dividend Yield0.73%
Beta1.29
Wabtec Corporation provides technology-based equipment, systems, and services for the freight rail and passenger transit vehicle industries worldwide. The company's Freight segment manufactures and services components for new and existing freight cars and locomotives; builds new switcher locomotives; rebuilds freight locomotives; supplies railway electronics, positive train control equipment, signal design, and engineering services; and provides related heat exchange and cooling systems. It serves publicly traded railroads; leasing companies; manufacturers of original equipment, including locomotives and freight cars; and utilities. The company's Transit segment manufactures and services components for new and existing passenger transit vehicles, such as regional trains, high speed trains, subway cars, light-rail vehicles, and buses; builds new commuter locomotives; refurbishes subway cars; and provides heating, ventilation, and air conditioning equipment, as well as doors for buses and subways. It 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; signal design and engineering services; freight car trucks and couplers; draft gears, couplers, and slack adjusters; air compressors and dryers; heat exchangers and cooling products; and track and switch products. Its products also include railway braking equipment and related components; friction products; and new commuter and switcher locomotives, and transit car and locomotive overhaul and refurbishment. In addition, the company's products comprise doors for buses and subway cars; platform screen doors; pantographs; window assemblies; couplers; accessibility lifts and ramps for buses and subway cars; and traction motors. Wabtec Corporation was founded in 1869 and is headquartered in Wilmerding, Pennsylvania.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Railroad equipment
Sub-IndustryConstruction & Farm Machinery & Heavy Trucks
SectorTransportation
CUSIP92974010
Phone412-825-1000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.36 billion
Cash Flow$4.9404 per share
Book Value$29.70 per share

Profitability

Net Income$294.94 million

Miscellaneous

Employees18,000
Market Cap$10.66 billion
Next Earnings Date7/23/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, April 10th. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.12 per share on Friday, May 24th. This represents a $0.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.73%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 9th. View Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies' Dividend History.

How were Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies' earnings last quarter?

Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp (NYSE:WAB) announced its earnings results on Thursday, April, 25th. The transportation company reported $1.06 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.80 by $0.26. The transportation company earned $1.59 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.46 billion. Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies had a return on equity of 9.11% and a net margin of 4.12%. Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies's quarterly revenue was up 50.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.92 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, July 23rd 2019. 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 FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, April, 25th. The company provided EPS guidance of $4.00-4.20 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $4.15. The company issued revenue guidance of $8.4 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $8.39 billion.

What price target have analysts set for WAB?

11 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies' shares. Their forecasts range from $80.00 to $113.00. On average, they expect Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies' share price to reach $95.7778 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 46.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies.

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

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies.

Has Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about WAB stock have trended positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies earned a daily sentiment score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the transportation company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.

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

What other stocks do shareholders of Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies investors own include General Electric (GE), Square (SQ), CVS Health (CVS), Celgene (CELG), IQIYI (IQ), Activision Blizzard (ATVI), Citigroup (C), United Parcel Service (UPS), Baxter International (BAX) and Walt Disney (DIS).

Who are Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies' key executives?

Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Albert J. Neupaver, Exec. Chairman (Age 68)
  • Mr. Raymond T. Betler, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 63)
  • Mr. Patrick D. Dugan, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 53)
  • Mr. David L. DeNinno, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 63)
  • Mr. Stéphane Rambaud-Measson, Exec. VP, COO & Director (Age 57)

Who are Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies' major shareholders?

Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Williams Jones & Associates LLC (0.75%), Santori & Peters Inc. (0.61%), Rhumbline Advisers (0.21%), Commonwealth Bank of Australia (0.08%), ANTIPODES PARTNERS Ltd (0.08%) and MetLife Investment Advisors LLC (0.04%). Company insiders that own Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies stock include Albert J Neupaver, David L Deninno, Emilio Fernandez, Gruehl Friedrich, John A Mastalerz Jr, Lee B Foster II, Linda S Harty, Patrick D Dugan, Randy Hoback, Robert J Brooks, Scott Wahlstrom and William E Kassling. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies.

Which institutional investors are selling Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies stock?

WAB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Rhumbline Advisers, MetLife Investment Advisors LLC, Metropolitan Life Insurance Co NY, Clean Yield Group, Appleton Partners Inc. MA, SG Americas Securities LLC, Tandem Investment Advisors Inc. and Essex Investment Management Co. 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, Linda S Harty, Patrick D Dugan, Robert J Brooks, Scott Wahlstrom and William E Kassling. View Insider Buying and Selling for Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies.

Which institutional investors are buying Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies stock?

WAB stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Williams Jones & Associates LLC, ANTIPODES PARTNERS Ltd, Assetmark Inc., Santori & Peters Inc., Whittier Trust Co. of Nevada Inc., Hartford Investment Management Co., Meyer Handelman Co. and Commonwealth Bank of Australia. Company insiders that have bought Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies stock in the last two years include Albert J Neupaver, David L Deninno, Gruehl Friedrich, Randy Hoback and William E Kassling. 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 $65.46.

How big of a company is Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies?

Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies has a market capitalization of $10.66 billion and generates $4.36 billion in revenue each year. The transportation company earns $294.94 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.81 on an earnings per share basis. Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies employs 18,000 workers across the globe.

What is Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies' official website?

The official website for Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies is http://www.wabtec.com/.

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:  351 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  345 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  696
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This page was last updated on 5/27/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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