Freightcar America Inc


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Company Statistics

Market Cap.:
$49.23 million
Book Value:
Revenue TTM:
$384.33 million
Operating Margin TTM:
Gross Profit TTM:
$25.82 million
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Company Profile

Freightcar America Inc had its IPO on 2005-04-06 under the ticker symbol RAIL.

The company operates in the Industrials sector and Railroads industry. Freightcar America Inc has a staff strength of 1,435 employees.

Stock update

Shares of Freightcar America Inc opened at $2.78 at the start of the last trading session i.e. 2023-09-12.

The stocks traded within a range of $2.7 - $2.83, and closed at $2.73.

This is a -0.73% slip from the previous day's closing price.

A total volume of 28,662 shares were traded at the close of the day’s session.

In the last one week, shares of Freightcar America Inc have slipped by -0.73%.

Freightcar America Inc's Key Ratios

Freightcar America Inc has a market cap of $49.23 million, indicating a price to book ratio of 3.1742 and a price to sales ratio of 0.1929.

In the last 12-months Freightcar America Inc’s revenue was $384.33 million with a gross profit of $25.82 million and an EBITDA of $636000. The EBITDA ratio measures Freightcar America Inc's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure its profitability.

In the trailing 12-month period, Freightcar America Inc’s operating margin was -0.92% while its return on assets stood at -1.05% with a return of equity of -426.25%.

In Q2, Freightcar America Inc’s quarterly earnings growth was a positive 0% while revenue growth was a positive 56%.

Freightcar America Inc’s PE and PEG Ratio

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Trailing PE

Its diluted EPS in the last 12-months stands at $-2.01 per share while it has a forward price to earnings multiple of 10.5708 and a PEG multiple of -30.08. A low price to earnings ratio can mean the stock is attractively valued while a high ratio suggests the stock may be overvalued.

The PEG on the other hand provides a broader view compared to the P/E ratio and gives greater insight into Freightcar America Inc’s profitability.

Freightcar America Inc stock is trading at a EV to sales ratio of 0.4968 and a EV to EBITDA ratio of -137.2403. Its price to sales ratio in the trailing 12-months stood at 0.1929.

Freightcar America Inc stock pays annual dividends of $0 per share, indicating a yield of 0% and a payout ratio of 0%.

Balance sheet and cash flow metrics

Total Assets
$208.24 million
Total Liabilities
$96.89 million
Operating Cash Flow
Capital Expenditure
$2.99 million
Dividend Payout Ratio

Freightcar America Inc ended 2023 with $208.24 million in total assets and $0 in total liabilities. Its intangible assets were valued at $208.24 million while shareholder equity stood at $-48954000.00.

Freightcar America Inc ended 2023 with $0 in deferred long-term liabilities, $96.89 million in other current liabilities, 210000.00 in common stock, $-142896000.00 in retained earnings and $0 in goodwill. Its cash balance stood at $7.81 million and cash and short-term investments were $7.81 million. The company’s total short-term debt was $22,293,000 while long-term debt stood at $0.

Freightcar America Inc’s total current assets stands at $140.64 million while long-term investments were $0 and short-term investments were $0. Its net receivables were $24.22 million compared to accounts payable of $41.78 million and inventory worth $88.77 million.

In 2023, Freightcar America Inc's operating cash flow was $0 while its capital expenditure stood at $2.99 million.

Comparatively, Freightcar America Inc paid $0 in dividends in 2023.

Other key metrics

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Analyst Target Price

Freightcar America Inc stock is currently trading at $2.73 per share. It touched a 52-week high of $4.6112 and a 52-week low of $4.6112. Analysts tracking the stock have a 12-month average target price of $4.25.

Its 50-day moving average was $2.88 and 200-day moving average was $3.14 The short ratio stood at 11.2 indicating a short percent outstanding of 0%.

Around 3451.6% of the company’s stock are held by insiders while 2381.5% are held by institutions.

Frequently Asked Questions About Freightcar America Inc

The stock symbol (also called stock or share ticker) of Freightcar America Inc is RAIL

The IPO of Freightcar America Inc took place on 2005-04-06

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FreightCar America, Inc., through its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and sells railcars and railcar components for the transportation of bulk commodities and containerized freight products primarily in North America. It operates in two segments, Manufacturing and Parts. The company offers a range of freight cars, including open top hoppers; covered hopper cars; gondolas; triple hoppers and hybrid aluminum/stainless steel railcars; ore hopper and gondola railcars; ballast hopper cars; aggregate hopper cars; intermodal flats; and non-intermodal flat cars. It also provides railcars, including coal cars, bulk commodity cars, covered hopper cars, coil steel cars, and boxcars; and woodchip hoppers, aluminum vehicle carriers, and articulated bulk container railcars. In addition, the company sells used railcars; leases, rebuilds, and converts railcars; and sells forged, cast, and fabricated parts for various railcars. It also exports its manufactured railcars to Latin America and the Middle East. The company’s customers primarily include financial institutions, railroads, and shippers. FreightCar America, Inc. was founded in 1901 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.


125 South Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL, United States, 60606