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

Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation (WAB): $89.41

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  • WAB scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 75.63% of US stocks.
  • WAB's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving up over the last 48 weeks.
  • WAB ranks lowest in Momentum; there it ranks in the 25th percentile.

WAB Stock Summary

  • WAB has a market capitalization of $16,897,767,317 -- more than approximately 86.05% of US stocks.
  • WAB's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 886.59 -- higher than 96.58% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, WAB is more volatile than only 10.23% of stocks we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be HRC, JHX, LNDC, MSA, and ASH.
  • WAB's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp's official 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

  • Its 4 year price growth rate is now at -36.64%.
  • The 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 81.35%.
  • Its 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 11.6%.
WAB's revenue has moved down $804,984,000 over the prior 15 months.

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
2021-06-30 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
2020-06-30 8,037.4 800.176 425.2
2020-03-31 8,536.284 902.262 442.635

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 75.66% of graded US stocks.
  • WAB's asset turnover comes in at 0.418 -- ranking 9th of 10 Shipbuilding Railroad Equipment stocks.
  • TRN, GD, and RAIL 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
2021-06-30 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
2020-03-31 0.452 0.289 0.109

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 $89.41 52-week high $91.12
Prev. close $89.39 52-week low $55.83
Day low $88.71 Volume 626,000
Day high $89.75 Avg. volume 1,247,110
50-day MA $86.79 Dividend yield 0.54%
200-day MA $80.91 Market Cap 16.90B

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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TRTN or WAB: Which Is the Better Value Stock Right Now?

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

Yahoo | September 21, 2021

Here’s Why TGV Intrinsic Fund Gave a Sell Recommendation on Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies (WAB)

Investmentaktiengesellschaft für langfristige Investoren TGV, a Germany-based investment management firm, published its “TGV Intrinsic Fund” second-quarter 2021 investor letter – a copy of which can be downloaded here. A quarterly net return of 10.2% was recorded by the fund for the first half of 2021, slightly below the DAX benchmark that delivered a 13.2% return […]

Yahoo | September 14, 2021

Wabtec (WAB) Aims to Decarbonize Freight Rail & Improve Safety

Wabtec (WAB) signs an MOU with Carnegie Mellon University and Genesee & Wyoming to create zero-emission locomotives, increase freight rail utilization and improve safety.

Yahoo | September 14, 2021

Roy Hill Sets New Course with Purchase of FLXdrive Battery Locomotive

PERTH, Australia & PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Roy Hill announced the purchase of Wabtecs (NYSE: WAB) FLXdrive battery-electric locomotive, the worlds first 100-percent battery, heavy-haul locomotive for the region and the mining industry. We are committed to transforming the next generation of transportation by adopting advanced technologies that improve energy efficiency, lower operating costs and improve our rail and mining network, said Gerhard Veldsman, CEO of Roy Hill. The FLXdrive

Business Wire | September 13, 2021

Wabtec, G&W And Carnegie Mellon Partner To Advance Battery-Electric Locomotives

Wabtec has signed memorandums of understanding with Carnegie Mellon University and privately-held short line operator Genesee & Wyoming to advance the technology of battery-electric locomotives. The partnerships will serve as the groundwork for all three parties to create a Freight Rail Innovation Institute, which will aim to develop zero-emission locomotives as well as technology to increase freight rail utilization and improve safety. The parties hope the endeavor will result in the creation o

Yahoo | September 13, 2021

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WAB Price Returns

1-mo -0.78%
3-mo 10.07%
6-mo 13.27%
1-year 48.36%
3-year -13.08%
5-year 15.59%
YTD 22.67%
2020 -5.23%
2019 11.46%
2018 -13.26%
2017 -1.36%
2016 17.32%

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