GATX Corporation leases, operates, manages, and remarkets assets in the rail and marine markets worldwide.
Average dividend payer and slightly overvalued.
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.
7 Day Return
DE Trade Distributors
1 Year Return
DE Trade Distributors
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.
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
Is GATX undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
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).
How is GATX forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?
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
How has GATX performed over the past 5 years?
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.
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 ($6.4B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: GAX's debt to equity ratio (269.5%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: GAX's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 328.8% to 269.5% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: GAX's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (9.5%).
Interest Coverage: GAX's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (1.6x coverage).
What is GATX current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: GAX's dividend (3%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.24%).
High Dividend: GAX's dividend (3%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (3.81%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: GAX's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: GAX's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (34%), GAX's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Brian Kenney (61 yo)
Mr. Brian A. Kenney has been the Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer at GATX Corp. since October 12, 2005, October 2004 and April 22, 2005 respectively. Mr. Kenney served as the Ch ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Brian's total compensation ($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.
|Executive VP & CFO||2yrs||US$2.72m||0.12% |
|Executive VP||14.58yrs||US$1.96m||0.098% |
|Executive VP & President of Rail North America||no data||US$2.92m||0.16% |
|Senior VP & COO of Rail North America||7.17yrs||US$1.72m||0.039% |
|Senior VP||0.58yr||no data||0.0040% |
|Senior VP & Chief Information Officer||4.58yrs||no data||0.019% |
|Director of Investor Relations||0.75yr||no data||no data|
|Executive VP & Chief Human Resources Officer||5.67yrs||no data||0.015% |
|Senior Vice President||13.58yrs||US$330.52k||no data|
|Senior VP & Chief Commercial Officer of Rail North America||2yrs||no data||0.021% |
|Senior VP & Chief Tax Officer||5.58yrs||no data||0.017% |
Experienced Management: GAX's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.6 years average tenure).
|Independent Lead Director||3.58yrs||US$230.00k||0.014% |
|Independent Director||13.33yrs||US$205.00k||no data|
|Independent Director||13.08yrs||US$220.00k||0.029% |
|Independent Director||8.08yrs||US$215.00k||0.0061% |
|Independent Director||3.83yrs||US$205.00k||no data|
|Independent Director||11.58yrs||US$225.00k||0.00090% |
|Independent Director||5.83yrs||US$205.00k||0.011% |
|Independent Director||0.92yr||US$66.63k||no data|
Experienced Board: GAX's board of directors are considered experienced (8.1 years average tenure).
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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
GATX Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- 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
- GATX Corporation
- 233 South Wacker Drive
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|GATX||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jan 1968|
|GAX||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jan 1968|
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
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/08/06 21:49|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/08/06 00:00|
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