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

Freightcar America, Inc. (RAIL): $3.77

0.12 (+3.29%)

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  • Value is the dimension where RAIL ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 52.67% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for RAIL is in Stability, which has been heading up over the past 178 days.
  • RAIL's current lowest rank is in the Stability metric (where it is better than 24.74% of US stocks).

RAIL Stock Summary

  • FREIGHTCAR AMERICA INC's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than merely 1.07% of US listed stocks.
  • RAIL's price/sales ratio is 0.2; that's higher than the P/S ratio of only 5.46% of US stocks.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at -14.76 for FREIGHTCAR AMERICA INC; that's greater than it is for just 1.57% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to FREIGHTCAR AMERICA INC are FUN, TGI, FAT, NCMI, and GTX.
  • 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 0.2; this is 90% lower than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • RAIL's price/earnings ratio has moved up 7.9 over the prior 215 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for RAIL.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
RAIL 2022-11-23 0.2 -3.4 -2.3 -29.4
RAIL 2022-11-22 0.2 -3.4 -2.3 -29.4
RAIL 2022-11-21 0.2 -3.5 -2.4 -29.9
RAIL 2022-11-18 0.2 -3.7 -2.5 -30.5
RAIL 2022-11-17 0.2 -3.6 -2.5 -30.4
RAIL 2022-11-16 0.2 -3.5 -2.4 -30.0

RAIL Growth Metrics

    The 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at -36.91%.
  • The 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at -12524.65%.
  • Its 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -733.71%.
Over the past 15 months, RAIL's revenue has gone up $155,268,000.

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 $3.77 52-week high $6.90
Prev. close $3.65 52-week low $3.06
Day low $3.66 Volume 75,900
Day high $3.78 Avg. volume 136,254
50-day MA $3.88 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $4.34 Market Cap 64.93M

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 Third Quarter 2022 Earnings: US$0.69 loss per share (vs US$0.036 profit in 3Q 2021)

FreightCar America ( NASDAQ:RAIL ) Third Quarter 2022 Results Key Financial Results Revenue: US$85.7m (up 47% from 3Q...

Yahoo | November 10, 2022

FreightCar America, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2022 Results

Third quarter 2022 revenue up 47% year-over-year Company reaffirms revenue and delivery outlook for fiscal year 2022 CHICAGO, Nov. 07, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FreightCar America, Inc. (NASDAQ: RAIL) or (the “Company”), a diversified manufacturer of railroad freight cars, today reported results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2022. Third Quarter 2022 Highlights Revenues of $85.7 million, up 47.1% year-over-year, with deliveries of 783 railcars, up 55% year-over-yearGross margin of 5.3%

Yahoo | November 7, 2022

FreightCar America, Inc. to Release Third Quarter 2022 Results on November 7, 2022

CHICAGO, Oct. 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FreightCar America, Inc. (NASDAQ: RAIL), a diversified manufacturer of railroad freight cars, today announced that it will release its third quarter 2022 financial results on Monday, November 7, 2022, after the market close. The conference call and live webcast will be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern Time), and will be available on the Investor Relations page of the Company’s website at Investors, anal

Yahoo | October 25, 2022

Quite a few insiders invested in FreightCar America, Inc. (NASDAQ:RAIL) last year which is positive news for shareholders

When a single insider purchases stock, it is typically not a major deal. However, when multiple insiders purchase...

Yahoo | October 22, 2022

FreightCar America, Inc. to Attend 15th Annual Cowen Global Transportation & Sustainable Mobility Conference

CHICAGO, Sept. 06, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FreightCar America, Inc. (Nasdaq: RAIL), a diversified manufacturer of railroad freight cars, today announced that senior management will participate in the 15th Annual Cowen Global Transportation & Sustainable Mobility Conference on Wednesday and Thursday, September 7-8, 2022. Jim Meyer, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Michael Riordan, Chief Financial Officer, will be virtually participating in a fireside chat from 2:40 PM CT to 3:10 PM CT

Yahoo | September 6, 2022

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RAIL Price Returns

1-mo -12.73%
3-mo -9.38%
6-mo -17.86%
1-year -1.82%
3-year 94.33%
5-year -77.52%
YTD 2.17%
2021 53.11%
2020 16.43%
2019 -69.06%
2018 -60.83%
2017 16.26%

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