Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) (GBX): Price and Financial Metrics

Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) (GBX): $42.96

-0.20 (-0.46%)

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  • Growth is the dimension where GBX ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 63.59% of US stocks.
  • GBX's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving down over the last 48 weeks.
  • GBX ranks lowest in Stability; there it ranks in the 20th percentile.

GBX Stock Summary

  • With a price/earnings ratio of 2,340.72, Greenbrier Companies Inc P/E ratio is greater than that of about 99.81% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • Of note is the ratio of Greenbrier Companies Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 96.96% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • Revenue growth over the past 12 months for Greenbrier Companies Inc comes in at -41.85%, a number that bests merely 6.15% of the US stocks we're tracking.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Greenbrier Companies Inc are FMX, OPRX, NUVA, CPIX, and SSTI.
  • Visit GBX's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

GBX Valuation Summary

  • GBX's price/earnings ratio is 2434.5; this is 9035.08% higher than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, GBX's price/earnings ratio has gone up 2418.2.
  • GBX's price/earnings ratio has moved up 2418.2 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for GBX.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
GBX 2021-09-03 0.8 1.1 2434.5 236.0
GBX 2021-09-02 0.8 1.1 2450.3 237.1
GBX 2021-09-01 0.8 1.1 2390.6 232.9
GBX 2021-08-31 0.8 1.1 2391.6 232.9
GBX 2021-08-30 0.8 1.1 2410.2 234.3
GBX 2021-08-27 0.8 1.1 2454.6 237.4

GBX Growth Metrics

  • Its 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -38.97%.
  • Its year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 4086.41%.
  • The 5 year price growth rate now stands at -55.84%.
GBX's revenue has moved down $541,473,000 over the prior 52 months.

The table below shows GBX's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-06-30 1,785.179 59.391 0.597
2021-03-31 2,097.593 310.661 8.632
2020-12-31 2,425.819 351.251 31.326
2020-09-30 2,792.189 272.261 48.967
2020-06-30 3,070.009 161.914 84.177
2020-03-31 3,163.604 -7.793 71.653

GBX's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • GBX has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 41.28% of graded US stocks.
  • GBX's asset turnover comes in at 0.572 -- ranking 8th of 10 Shipbuilding Railroad Equipment stocks.
  • TRN, WAB, and GD are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with GBX.

The table below shows GBX's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-05-31 0.572 0.112 0.003
2021-02-28 0.668 0.111 0.014
2020-11-30 0.780 0.124 0.031
2020-08-31 0.904 0.126 0.040
2020-05-31 1.009 0.137 0.054
2020-02-29 1.110 0.132 0.051

GBX Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of GBX, see our GBX price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $52.20 Average Broker Recommendation 1.58 (Moderate Buy)

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GBX Price/Volume Stats

Current price $42.96 52-week high $50.21
Prev. close $43.16 52-week low $26.01
Day low $42.76 Volume 133,500
Day high $43.59 Avg. volume 364,853
50-day MA $43.22 Dividend yield 2.5%
200-day MA $43.40 Market Cap 1.39B

Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) (GBX) Company Bio

The Greenbrier Companies designs, manufactures, and markets railroad freight car equipment in North America and Europe. The company was founded in 1974 and is based in Lake Oswego, Oregon.

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Below are the latest news stories about Greenbrier Companies Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate GBX as an investment opportunity.

Sky-High Steel Prices Bolster Market For Railcar Scrap Metal: Greenbrier

A nearly fivefold increase in steel prices is driving railcar owners to scrap older railcars, a trend that could continue into 2022, according to railcar manufacturer Greenbrier. Jay Carter, strategic marketing manager for Greenbrier (NYSE: GBX) estimates that steel prices have risen in recent months from $400 per short ton to $1,900, prompting railcar owners to scrap outdated equipment to take advantage of higher scrap metal pricing. The metal can be recycled to manufacture steel, either domest

Yahoo | September 23, 2021

4 Top Stocks From the Buoyant Transport Equipment & Leasing Industry

With improved equipment and lease demand, and low interest rates favoring the Zacks Transportation - Equipment and Leasing industry's near-term prospects, R, HRI, GATX and GBX are expected to capitalize on it.

Yahoo | September 23, 2021

Greenbrier Companies (The Consensus Indicates Potential 26.2% Upside

Greenbrier Companies (The with ticker code (GBX) now have 5 analysts covering the stock with the consensus suggesting a rating of ''Buy''. The target price ranges between 56 and 47 calculating the average target price we see 52.2. Given that the stocks previous close was at 41.35 this now indicates there is a potential upside of 26.2%. There is a 50 day moving average of 43.66 and the 200 moving average now moves to 45.05. The company has a market cap of $1,325m. Visit the company website at: /> [stock_market_widget type="chart" symbol="GBX" chart="bar" range="6mo" interval="1d" line-color="rgb(49, 125, 189)"] The Greenbrier Companies designs, manufactures, and markets railroad freight car equipment in North America, Europe, and South America. It operates through three segments: Manufac...

DirectorsTalk | September 22, 2021

Top Railroad Stocks for Q4 2021

The railroad industry is one of the major components of the transportation sector and is closely tied to the economy's growth. Railroad companies operate vast networks that transport agricultural products, packaged foods, commodities, electronics, and other goods to companies and consumers.

Yahoo | September 14, 2021

All You Need to Know About Greenbrier (GBX) Rating Upgrade to Strong Buy

Greenbrier (GBX) might move higher on growing optimism about its earnings prospects, which is reflected by its upgrade to a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy).

Yahoo | September 2, 2021

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GBX Price Returns

1-mo -1.35%
3-mo -5.68%
6-mo -6.98%
1-year 56.68%
3-year -20.58%
5-year 43.28%
YTD 20.44%
2020 17.62%
2019 -15.52%
2018 -24.34%
2017 30.82%
2016 31.10%

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