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

Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation (WAB): $86.36

-1.29 (-1.47%)

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  • WAB scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 85.16% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for WAB is in Quality, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • WAB ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 29th percentile.

WAB Stock Summary

  • WAB has a market capitalization of $18,451,189,552 -- more than approximately 86.89% of US stocks.
  • WAB's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 168.49 -- higher than 85.62% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • The volatility of Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp's share price is greater than that of only 8.93% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp are TFX, VTRS, ASH, AIMC, and XYL.
  • Visit WAB's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.wabtec.com.

WAB Valuation Summary

  • WAB's EV/EBIT ratio is 25.2; this is 17.76% higher than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, WAB's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 12.6.
  • WAB's price/earnings ratio has moved up 7.7 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for WAB.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
WAB 2021-08-26 2.2 1.6 36.7 25.2
WAB 2021-08-25 2.1 1.6 36.6 25.1
WAB 2021-08-24 2.1 1.6 36.3 25.0
WAB 2021-08-23 2.1 1.6 36.5 25.0
WAB 2021-08-20 2.1 1.6 35.8 24.6
WAB 2021-08-19 2.1 1.6 35.7 24.6

WAB Growth Metrics

    The 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at -49.04%.
  • Its 5 year revenue growth rate is now at 161.73%.
  • Its year over year revenue growth rate is now at -12.65%.
Over the past 34 months, WAB's revenue has gone up $2,921,013,000.

The table below shows WAB'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 7,822 1,073 558
2021-09-30 7,773.1 1,084.9 455.7
2021-06-30 7,731.3 1,070.5 453.2
2021-03-31 7,456.4 1,157.8 415.2
2020-12-31 7,556.1 783.7 414.4
2020-09-30 7,900.8 905.9 462.2

WAB'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.
  • WAB has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 80.36% of graded US stocks.
  • WAB's asset turnover comes in at 0.421 -- ranking 9th of 10 Shipbuilding Railroad Equipment stocks.
  • TRN, RAIL, and GD are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with WAB.

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

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.421 0.286 0.120
2021-06-30 0.418 0.283 0.121
2021-03-31 0.404 0.281 0.115
2020-12-31 0.408 0.283 0.111
2020-09-30 0.423 0.292 0.118
2020-06-30 0.428 0.291 0.107

WAB Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of WAB, see our WAB 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 $93.89 Average Broker Recommendation 1.67 (Moderate Buy)

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WAB Price/Volume Stats

Current price $86.36 52-week high $100.04
Prev. close $87.65 52-week low $76.30
Day low $85.00 Volume 572,344
Day high $87.02 Avg. volume 1,122,624
50-day MA $91.23 Dividend yield 0.68%
200-day MA $91.00 Market Cap 15.77B

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.

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WAB Price Returns

1-mo -2.94%
3-mo -5.23%
6-mo N/A
1-year 7.39%
3-year 34.49%
5-year 8.01%
YTD -5.93%
2021 26.53%
2020 -5.23%
2019 11.46%
2018 -13.26%
2017 -1.36%

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