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

Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation (WAB): $84.36

3.01 (+3.70%)

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  • Quality is the dimension where WAB ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 89.85% of US stocks.
  • WAB's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving up over the last 177 days.
  • WAB ranks lowest in Momentum; there it ranks in the 40th percentile.

WAB Stock Summary

  • WAB has a market capitalization of $14,770,050,884 -- more than approximately 88.36% of US stocks.
  • With a one year PEG ratio of 95.94, WESTINGHOUSE AIR BRAKE TECHNOLOGIES CORP is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than 78.82% of US stocks.
  • The volatility of WESTINGHOUSE AIR BRAKE TECHNOLOGIES CORP's share price is greater than that of just 3.84% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to WAB, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are ASH, TRVG, NLS, ZBH, and VTRS.
  • 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 price/sales ratio is 1.9; this is 72.73% higher than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, WAB's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.9.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for WAB.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
WAB 2022-09-23 1.9 1.5 23.7 18.8
WAB 2022-09-22 1.9 1.6 24.2 19.1
WAB 2022-09-21 2.0 1.6 24.8 19.5
WAB 2022-09-20 2.0 1.6 24.9 19.5
WAB 2022-09-19 2.0 1.6 25.4 19.8
WAB 2022-09-16 2.0 1.6 24.6 19.3

WAB Growth Metrics

    Its 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 145.98%.
  • Its 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 105.13%.
  • The 2 year price growth rate now stands at 69.84%.
Over the past 15 months, WAB's revenue has gone up $498,100,000.

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
2022-06-30 7,954.5 981.6 635.8
2022-03-31 7,918.8 941.8 594.6
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

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 $84.36 52-week high $100.04
Prev. close $81.35 52-week low $78.26
Day low $81.98 Volume 307,085
Day high $84.59 Avg. volume 1,003,409
50-day MA $89.74 Dividend yield 0.74%
200-day MA $89.99 Market Cap 15.41B

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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Here's Why Investors Should Retain Wabtec (WAB) Stock Now

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Yahoo | September 21, 2022

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Will Ashworth on InvestorPlace | September 20, 2022

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The railroad industry is one of the major components of the transportation sector and is closely tied to the economy's growth. Railroad companies operate vast networks that transport agricultural products, packaged foods, commodities, electronics, and other goods to companies and consumers. Major companies in the industry include Norfolk Southern Corp. and CSX Corp. In mid-September, a potential rail strike threatened to disrupt the industry the U.S. economy, but the Biden administration secured a tentative deal with company and union leaders a day before the strike deadline on Friday, Sept. 16.

Yahoo | September 20, 2022

Wabtec and Kazakhstan Temir Zholy Sign $600 Million Memorandum of Understanding for FLXdriveTM Battery-Electric Shunters and NextFuelTM Liquid Natural Gas-Powered Locomotives

PITTSBURGH, September 20, 2022--Wabtec (NYSE: WAB) and Kazakhstan Temir Zholy (KTZ) signed a historic memorandum of understanding (MOU) for 150 FLXdriveTM battery-electric shunters and modernization work to transform the mainline fleet into NextFuelTM liquid natural gas-powered (LNG) locomotives. The investment marks the largest sustainable technology agreement by the CIS railroad, and will further revolutionize KTZ’s mainline and yard operations, while significantly reducing greenhouse gas emis

Yahoo | September 20, 2022

Railroad stocks rise amid workers reaching tentative labor agreement

Railroad stocks like Union Pacific Corporation and Norfolk Southern rose slightly upon news of railway workers and carriers reaching a tentative agreement and narrowly avoiding a major strike.

Yahoo | September 15, 2022

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WAB Price Returns

1-mo -2.35%
3-mo 2.80%
6-mo -6.93%
1-year -4.19%
3-year 31.31%
5-year 14.32%
YTD -7.96%
2021 26.53%
2020 -5.23%
2019 11.46%
2018 -13.26%
2017 -1.36%

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