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

Freightcar America, Inc. (RAIL): $4.28

-0.04 (-0.93%)

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  • RAIL scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 79.22% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for RAIL is in Stability, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • RAIL's current lowest rank is in the Stability metric (where it is better than 11.43% of US stocks).

RAIL Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for RAIL is -122.61 -- better than merely 0.19% of US stocks.
  • RAIL's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of only 0.92% of US stocks.
  • As for revenue growth, note that RAIL's revenue has grown 87.23% over the past 12 months; that beats the revenue growth of 90.53% of US companies in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to FreightCar America Inc are DMS, BHC, MAS, SEAS, and MKD.
  • Visit RAIL's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

RAIL Valuation Summary

  • RAIL's price/sales ratio is 0.5; this is 84.85% lower than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • RAIL's price/earnings ratio has moved up 9.3 over the prior 200 months.
  • Over the past 200 months, RAIL's price/sales ratio has gone down 0.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for RAIL.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
RAIL 2021-09-03 0.5 -8.7 -0.9 -1.7
RAIL 2021-09-02 0.5 -8.8 -0.9 -1.7
RAIL 2021-09-01 0.5 -8.8 -0.9 -1.7
RAIL 2021-08-31 0.5 -8.8 -0.9 -1.7
RAIL 2021-08-30 0.5 -8.8 -0.9 -1.7
RAIL 2021-08-27 0.6 -9.2 -0.9 -1.8

RAIL Growth Metrics

    Its year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -35.57%.
  • Its 5 year revenue growth rate is now at -80.15%.
  • The 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at -345.28%.
Over the past 34 months, RAIL's revenue has gone down $101,204,000.

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
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
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

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 $4.28 52-week high $7.69
Prev. close $4.32 52-week low $3.06
Day low $4.15 Volume 54,208
Day high $4.31 Avg. volume 213,869
50-day MA $5.18 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $4.50 Market Cap 70.77M

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

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FreightCar America, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:RAIL) Path To Profitability

FreightCar America, Inc. ( NASDAQ:RAIL ) is possibly approaching a major achievement in its business, so we would like...

Yahoo | February 17, 2022

FreightCar America, Inc. Outlines Strategic Priorities and Outlook for Fiscal Year 2022

Will host a special call today to discuss strategic direction of the business and highlights from 2021CHICAGO, Feb. 08, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FreightCar America, Inc. (“FCA” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: RAIL), a diversified manufacturer of railroad freight cars, today announced that it will host a special update call for investors later today during which management will outline the strategic direction of the business, provide a brief overview of 2021 and preview the Company’s priorities and ou

Yahoo | February 8, 2022

FreightCar America, Inc. Announces Upcoming Shareholder Events

Company to host conference call on February 8th to provide strategic update and outlook for 2022CHICAGO, Jan. 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FreightCar America, Inc. (Nasdaq: RAIL) today announced several upcoming shareholder events, including: Strategic Update Call: Conference call to provide a strategic update, brief overview of 2021 successes, as well as the go forward strategy and outlook for 2022 on Tuesday, February 8, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern Time).Fourth Quarter Earnings Call: Conferenc

Yahoo | January 25, 2022

McClarren Financial Advisors, Inc. Buys Vanguard Short-Term Inflation-Protected Securities, ...

Investment company McClarren Financial Advisors, Inc. (Current Portfolio) buys Vanguard Short-Term Inflation-Protected Securities, Vanguard Ultra-Short Bond ETF, Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF, Nuveen ESG Mid-Cap Growth ETF, Intuit Inc, sells iShares Core 1-5 Year USD Bond ETF, TopBuild Corp, iShares Core S&P Mid-Cap ETF, FreightCar America Inc, Altria Group Inc during the 3-months ended 2021Q4, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, McClarren Financial Advisors, Inc..

Yahoo | January 19, 2022

FreightCar America announces $15M delayed draw loan

FreightCar America (RAIL) amends its existing financing deal with its current financial partner, providing RAIL with an additional $15M in liquidity in the form of a delayed draw loan

Seeking Alpha | January 6, 2022

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RAIL Price Returns

1-mo -17.37%
3-mo 12.93%
6-mo N/A
1-year -22.88%
3-year -29.72%
5-year -74.61%
YTD 15.99%
2021 53.11%
2020 16.43%
2019 -69.06%
2018 -60.83%
2017 16.26%

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