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

Freightcar America, Inc. (RAIL): $5.42

-0.08 (-1.45%)

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  • RAIL scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 74.96% of US stocks.
  • RAIL's strongest trending metric is Value; it's been moving down over the last 31 weeks.
  • RAIL's current lowest rank is in the Stability metric (where it is better than 0.09% of US stocks).

RAIL Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for RAIL is -17.6 -- better than just 1.02% of US stocks.
  • The volatility of FreightCar America Inc's share price is greater than that of 93.97% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for RAIL comes in at -66.42% -- higher than that of just 3.67% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to FreightCar America Inc are AIHS, PROS, APVO, THTX, and CYRN.
  • RAIL's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit FreightCar America Inc's official web site, go to

RAIL Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Industrials stock, RAIL's price/sales ratio is 66.67% lower, now standing at 0.6.
  • Over the past 198 months, RAIL's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.1.
  • Over the past 198 months, RAIL's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.1.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for RAIL.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
RAIL 2021-07-21 0.6 -11.4 -0.8 -1.3
RAIL 2018-11-07 0.4 0.6 -4.8 -2.8
RAIL 2018-06-12 0.6 0.9 -6.9 -3.5
RAIL 2010-01-15 0.5 1.2 9.7 3.6
RAIL 2008-03-14 0.5 2.2 16.7 5.8
RAIL 2006-04-04 0.9 8.7 17.7 10.3

RAIL Growth Metrics

  • Its 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -13.78%.
  • Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -7.31%.
  • Its 3 year price growth rate is now at -54.96%.
RAIL's revenue has moved down $379,057,000 over the prior 49 months.

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
2021-03-31 135.62 -75.154 -105.875
2020-12-31 108.447 -58.905 -84.443
2020-09-30 92.795 -32.407 -79.595
2020-06-30 108.244 -24.609 -75.002
2020-03-31 164.447 -26.713 -78.098
2019-12-31 229.958 -18.979 -75.183

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 $5.75 Average Broker Recommendation 2 (Hold)

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RAIL Price/Volume Stats

Current price $5.42 52-week high $8.63
Prev. close $5.50 52-week low $1.35
Day low $5.32 Volume 537,090
Day high $5.69 Avg. volume 1,861,462
50-day MA $5.84 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $4.18 Market Cap 84.24M

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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Latest RAIL News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about FreightCar America Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate RAIL as an investment opportunity.

Kansas City Southern, other railroads recover as an analysts see Biden sell off as buying opportunity

Tamas-V/iStock Editorial via Getty Images Kansas City Southern (KSU) rose 1.8% and Norfolk Southern (NSC) gained 4.2% after some analysts defended the railroad operators after a Biden executive order had investors concerned that the KSU/Canadian National (CNI) deal may be derailed and other railroads may be hurt by potential regulation. "Overall, the sell off...

Seeking Alpha | July 9, 2021

FreightCar America (RAIL) Sees Hammer Chart Pattern: Time to Buy?

FreightCar America (RAIL) has been struggling lately, but the selling pressure may be coming to an end soon

Yahoo | July 8, 2021

Drax increasing stake in Alabama Pellets, FreightCar America received PPP millions before closing

Drax increasing stake in Alabama Pellets Drax Group PLC said it will acquire an additional 20% stake in Alabama Pellets LLC for $29.7 million. That increases Draxs stake to 90% in the company that owns pellet plants in Demopolis and Aliceville. MarketWatch FreightCar America received PPP millions before closing The Muscle Shoals FreightCar America [] The post Drax increasing stake in Alabama Pellets, FreightCar America received PPP millions before closing appeared first on Business Alabama Magazine .

Business Alabama | July 1, 2021

Company Gets $10 Million PPP Loan, Then Closes Shop

After receiving loan, FreightCar America closes plant and moves manufacturing jobs to Mexico.

Patch | June 30, 2021

What Percentage Of FreightCar America, Inc. (NASDAQ:RAIL) Shares Do Insiders Own?

A look at the shareholders of FreightCar America, Inc. ( NASDAQ:RAIL ) can tell us which group is most powerful. Large...

Yahoo | June 2, 2021

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RAIL Price Returns

1-mo -7.67%
3-mo -31.65%
6-mo 49.31%
1-year 228.48%
3-year -69.10%
5-year -62.57%
YTD 124.90%
2020 16.43%
2019 -69.06%
2018 -60.83%
2017 16.26%
2016 -21.30%

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