Freightcar America, Inc. (RAIL): Price and Financial Metrics

Freightcar America, Inc. (RAIL): $3.12

0.08 (+2.63%)

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  • RAIL scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 54.55% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for RAIL is in Value, which has been heading down over the past 140 days.
  • RAIL ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 22nd percentile.

RAIL Stock Summary

  • FREIGHTCAR AMERICA INC's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than only 1.12% of US listed stocks.
  • RAIL's price/sales ratio is 0.18; that's higher than the P/S ratio of just 5.26% of US stocks.
  • RAIL's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of just 1.5% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to RAIL, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are CLMT, DENN, EEX, BOWL, and CAR.
  • Visit RAIL's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

RAIL Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Industrials stock, RAIL's EV/EBIT ratio is 278.21% lower, now standing at -27.8.
  • RAIL's EV/EBIT ratio has moved down 15.8 over the prior 218 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for RAIL.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
RAIL 2023-03-17 0.2 -2.9 -2.0 -27.8
RAIL 2023-03-16 0.2 -3.0 -2.0 -28.0
RAIL 2023-03-15 0.2 -2.9 -2.0 -27.9
RAIL 2023-03-14 0.2 -3.1 -2.1 -28.5
RAIL 2023-03-13 0.2 -3.1 -2.1 -28.6
RAIL 2023-03-10 0.2 -3.4 -2.3 -29.4

RAIL Growth Metrics

    Its 4 year revenue growth rate is now at -68.05%.
  • Its 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -180.66%.
  • Its 5 year price growth rate is now at -93.16%.
Over the past 33 months, RAIL's revenue has gone up $80,826,000.

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

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-09-30 310.784 -12.024 -27.949
2022-06-30 283.348 -13.684 -9.412
2022-03-31 263.916 -25.476 -26.521
2021-12-31 203.05 -55.397 -41.447
2021-09-30 188.621 -76.882 -54.601
2021-06-30 155.516 -82.231 -95.654

RAIL'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.
  • RAIL has a Quality Grade of D, ranking ahead of 20.26% of graded US stocks.
  • RAIL's asset turnover comes in at 0.862 -- ranking 6th of 10 Shipbuilding Railroad Equipment stocks.
  • GD, MCFT, and WAB are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with RAIL.

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

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.862 0.044 -0.578
2021-03-31 0.673 -0.021 -0.646
2020-12-31 0.483 -0.125 -0.482
2020-09-30 0.386 -0.292 -0.420
2020-06-30 0.417 -0.263 -0.346
2020-03-31 0.586 -0.099 -0.327

RAIL Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of RAIL, see our RAIL 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 $6.25 Average Broker Recommendation 2 (Hold)

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RAIL Price/Volume Stats

Current price $3.12 52-week high $6.90
Prev. close $3.04 52-week low $2.90
Day low $3.03 Volume 33,268
Day high $3.14 Avg. volume 33,274
50-day MA $3.51 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $3.79 Market Cap 55.23M

Freightcar America, Inc. (RAIL) Company Bio

FreightCar America designs, manufactures, and sells aluminum-bodied railcars and coal cars that transport various non-liquid commodities and products primarily in North America. The company operates through two segments, Manufacturing and Services. The company was founded in 1901 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.

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FreightCar America, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2022 Results

Fiscal year 2022 revenue up 80%, generating $11.5 million of cash from operations Expects continued momentum and growth in fiscal 2023 Provides revenue, deliveries and Adjusted EBITDA guidance for 2023 CHICAGO, March 27, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FreightCar America, Inc. (NASDAQ: RAIL) (“FreightCar America” or the “Company”), a diversified manufacturer of railroad freight cars, today reported results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2022. Fiscal Year 2022 Highlights Revenue

Yahoo | March 27, 2023

FreightCar America, Inc. Announces Agreement to Issue Non-Convertible Preferred Stock to Reduce Debt and Provide Growth Capital

Company enhances capital structure Proceeds to eliminate existing term loan debt and delayed draw facility, and provide additional capital to support next phase of growth CHICAGO, March 27, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FreightCar America, Inc. (Nasdaq: RAIL) (“FreightCar America” or the “Company”), a diversified manufacturer of railroad freight cars, today announced the entry into an agreement to issue new non-convertible preferred stock (the “Preferred”) to its current financial partner. The issuan

Yahoo | March 27, 2023

FreightCar America, Inc. to Release Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2022 Results on March 27, 2023

CHICAGO, March 10, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FreightCar America, Inc. (NASDAQ: RAIL), a diversified manufacturer of railroad freight cars, today announced that it will release its fourth quarter and full year 2022 financial results on Monday, March 27, 2023, after the market close. The conference call and live webcast will be held on Tuesday, March 28, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern Time), and will be available on the Investor Relations page of the Company’s website at Inv

Yahoo | March 10, 2023

FreightCar America (NASDAQ:RAIL) Is Looking To Continue Growing Its Returns On Capital

If you're looking for a multi-bagger, there's a few things to keep an eye out for. Ideally, a business will show two...

Yahoo | January 3, 2023

Investing in FreightCar America (NASDAQ:RAIL) three years ago would have delivered you a 90% gain

It might be of some concern to shareholders to see the FreightCar America, Inc. ( NASDAQ:RAIL ) share price down 17% in...

Yahoo | December 7, 2022

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RAIL Price Returns

1-mo -14.52%
3-mo -2.50%
6-mo -16.35%
1-year -47.21%
3-year 235.48%
5-year -76.72%
YTD -2.50%
2022 -13.28%
2021 53.11%
2020 16.43%
2019 -69.06%
2018 -60.83%

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