Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation (WAB): Price and Financial Metrics

Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation (WAB)

Today's Latest Price: $62.10 USD

1.23 (-1.94%)

Updated Oct 19 8:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank

Industry Rank:

Ranked of 14 in Railroads

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WAB Stock Summary

  • WAB has a higher market value than 86% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $12,051,670,628.
  • Over the past twelve months, WAB has reported earnings growth of 59.58%, putting it ahead of 84.46% of US stocks in our set.
  • As for revenue growth, note that WAB's revenue has grown 33.39% over the past 12 months; that beats the revenue growth of 86% of US companies in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp are PRGO, PKI, AIMC, XYL, and MYL.
  • Visit WAB's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.wabtec.com.

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WAB Price/Volume Stats

Current price $62.10 52-week high $81.75
Prev. close $63.33 52-week low $35.07
Day low $61.96 Volume 864,882
Day high $63.99 Avg. volume 1,446,390
50-day MA $65.67 Dividend yield 0.76%
200-day MA $62.98 Market Cap 11.82B

Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation (WAB) Company Bio

Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies provides technology-based products and services for the freight rail and passenger transit industries worldwide. It operates in two segments, Freight and Transit. The company was founded in 1869 and is based in Wilmerding, Pennsylvania.

WAB Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$62.10$42.16 -33%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp ranked in the 37th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp ended up being:

  • The company's debt burden, as measured by earnings divided by interest payments, is 3.5; that's higher than 52.6% of US stocks in the Industrials sector that have positive free cash flow.
  • Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 8%; for context, that number is higher than only 14.52% of tickers in our DCF set.

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AME, NSP, TTC, CVA, and LUV can be thought of as valuation peers to WAB, in the sense that they are in the Industrials sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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Latest WAB News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate WAB as an investment opportunity.

Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies files mixed securities shelf offering

Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies (WAB) files a prospectus for a mixed securities shelf offering....

Seeking Alpha | September 11, 2020

Wabtec Is Weathering The Storm

Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies (WAB), better known as Wabtec, is an interesting prospect for investors interested in the transportation industry. As a provider of locomotives, transit vehicles, and related products and services, the company is integral to the rail and other niche transportation markets. Though earnings have remained in a...

Daniel Jones on Seeking Alpha | August 4, 2020

TRTN vs. WAB: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option?

TRTN vs. WAB: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option?

Yahoo | July 30, 2020

Wabtec Declares Regular Quarterly Common Dividend

Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly common dividend of 12 cents per share, payable on August 28, 2020 to holders of record on August 14, 2020.

Yahoo | July 29, 2020

Wabtec Files Resale Shelf Registration

Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) ("Wabtec") today announced the registration of 6,306,781 shares of Wabtec Stock by Issarts Captial, as the sole selling shareholder. The selling shareholder is an entity controlled by the family of Wabtec Board member Erwan Faiveley. The shares are being registered as contemplated by the Shareholders Agreement entered into between Wabtec and the Faiveley family as part of Wabtec’s acquisition of Faiveley Transportation in November 2016. Wabtec will not receive any proceeds from the sale of the shares.

Yahoo | July 29, 2020

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WAB Price Returns

1-mo -8.43%
3-mo 2.31%
6-mo 22.25%
1-year -9.92%
3-year -17.67%
5-year -27.81%
YTD -19.74%
2019 11.46%
2018 -13.26%
2017 -1.36%
2016 17.32%
2015 -17.89%

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