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Executive Summary

GATX Corporation leases, operates, manages, and remarkets assets in the rail and marine markets worldwide.


Snowflake Analysis

Average dividend payer and slightly overvalued.


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Share Price & News

How has GATX's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: GAX has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

3.9%

GAX

-1.8%

DE Trade Distributors

1.5%

DE Market


1 Year Return

-22.1%

GAX

15.7%

DE Trade Distributors

6.4%

DE Market

Return vs Industry: GAX underperformed the German Trade Distributors industry which returned 23.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: GAX underperformed the German Market which returned 8% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

GAXIndustryMarket
7 Day3.9%-1.8%1.5%
30 Day1.9%1.8%-0.6%
90 Day-4.5%14.9%11.0%
1 Year-20.0%-22.1%18.5%15.7%8.7%6.4%
3 Year8.3%0.4%14.8%6.3%5.7%-2.7%
5 Year37.3%19.2%4.4%-7.3%14.8%-0.7%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is GATX's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is GATX undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

11.57x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: GAX (€53) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€19.52)

Significantly Below Fair Value: GAX is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: GAX is good value based on its PE Ratio (11.6x) compared to the DE Trade Distributors industry average (18.2x).

PE vs Market: GAX is good value based on its PE Ratio (11.6x) compared to the German market (21.1x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: GAX's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: GAX is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.2x) compared to the DE Trade Distributors industry average (1x).


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Future Growth

How is GATX forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?

-30.0%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: GAX's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-30% per year).

Earnings vs Market: GAX's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-30% per year).

High Growth Earnings: GAX's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: GAX's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-3.1% per year).

High Growth Revenue: GAX's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-3.1% per year).


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if GAX's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has GATX performed over the past 5 years?

1.0%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: GAX has a large one-off gain of $53.7M impacting its June 30 2020 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: GAX's current net profit margins (13.9%) are lower than last year (15.1%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: GAX's earnings have grown by 1% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: GAX's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: GAX had negative earnings growth (-1.9%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Trade Distributors industry average (-8.5%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: GAX's Return on Equity (10.3%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is GATX's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: GAX's short term assets ($631.6M) exceed its short term liabilities ($201.9M).

Long Term Liabilities: GAX's short term assets ($631.6M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($6.4B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: GAX's debt to equity ratio (269.5%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: GAX's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 328.8% to 269.5% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: GAX's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (9.5%).

Interest Coverage: GAX's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (1.6x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is GATX current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

3.00%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: GAX's dividend (3%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.24%).

High Dividend: GAX's dividend (3%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (3.81%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: GAX's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: GAX's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (34%), GAX's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

5.6yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Brian Kenney (61 yo)

15.33yrs

Tenure

US$7,663,128

Compensation

Mr. Brian A. Kenney has been the Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer at GATX Corp. since October 12, 2005, October 2004 and April 22, 2005 respectively. Mr. Kenney served as the Ch ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Brian's total compensation ($USD7.66M) is above average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD1.48M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Brian's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Brian Kenney
Chairman15.33yrsUS$7.66m0.54%
$ 10.1m
Thomas Ellman
Executive VP & CFO2yrsUS$2.72m0.12%
$ 2.3m
Deborah Golden
Executive VP14.58yrsUS$1.96m0.098%
$ 1.8m
Robert Lyons
Executive VP & President of Rail North Americano dataUS$2.92m0.16%
$ 2.9m
Paul Titterton
Senior VP & COO of Rail North America7.17yrsUS$1.72m0.039%
$ 724.1k
Jennifer McManus
Senior VP0.58yrno data0.0040%
$ 74.1k
Niyi Adedoyin
Senior VP & Chief Information Officer4.58yrsno data0.019%
$ 365.6k
Shari Hellerman
Director of Investor Relations0.75yrno datano data
James Conniff
Executive VP & Chief Human Resources Officer5.67yrsno data0.015%
$ 272.3k
William Hasek
Senior Vice President13.58yrsUS$330.52kno data
Robert Zmudka
Senior VP & Chief Commercial Officer of Rail North America2yrsno data0.021%
$ 390.9k
Jeffery Young
Senior VP & Chief Tax Officer5.58yrsno data0.017%
$ 315.4k

5.6yrs

Average Tenure

56yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: GAX's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.6 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Brian Kenney
Chairman15.33yrsUS$7.66m0.54%
$ 10.1m
James Ream
Independent Lead Director3.58yrsUS$230.00k0.014%
$ 268.7k
Ernst Häberli
Independent Director13.33yrsUS$205.00kno data
David Sutherland
Independent Director13.08yrsUS$220.00k0.029%
$ 537.2k
Paul Yovovich
Independent Director8.08yrsUS$215.00k0.0061%
$ 114.6k
Diane Aigotti
Independent Director3.83yrsUS$205.00kno data
Anne Arvia
Independent Director11.58yrsUS$225.00k0.00090%
$ 16.9k
Stephen Wilson
Independent Director5.83yrsUS$205.00k0.011%
$ 214.9k
Adam Stanley
Independent Director0.92yrUS$66.63kno data

8.1yrs

Average Tenure

64yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: GAX's board of directors are considered experienced (8.1 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

GATX Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: GATX Corporation
  • Ticker: GAX
  • Exchange: DB
  • Founded: 1898
  • Industry: Trading Companies and Distributors
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Market Cap: US$2.221b
  • Listing Market Cap: US$1.875b
  • Shares outstanding: 35.00m
  • Website: https://www.gatx.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • GATX Corporation
  • 233 South Wacker Drive
  • Chicago
  • Illinois
  • 60606-7147
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
GATXNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockUSUSDJan 1968
GAXDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURJan 1968

Biography

GATX Corporation leases, operates, manages, and remarkets assets in the rail and marine markets worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Rail North America, Rail International, Portfolio Mana ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/08/06 21:49
End of Day Share Price2020/08/06 00:00
Earnings2020/06/30
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.