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RAIL

FreightCar America NasdaqGS:RAIL Stock Report

Last Price

US$3.74

Market Cap

US$61.8m

7D

-0.8%

1Y

-41.0%

Updated

26 Jun, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
RAIL fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation3/6
Future Growth2/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health2/6
Dividends0/6

RAIL Stock Overview

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.

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for FreightCar America
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$3.74
52 Week HighUS$6.90
52 Week LowUS$3.06
Beta2.24
1 Month Change-15.38%
3 Month Change-39.29%
1 Year Change-41.01%
3 Year Change-36.29%
5 Year Change-78.49%
Change since IPO-82.22%

Recent News & Updates

May 17

Very Encouraging Results From FreightCar America

I think FreightCar America has just posted a fairly decent quarterly result. Sales are up dramatically relative to pandemic and pre-pandemic periods. Perhaps even more compelling is the fact that insiders have just bought fairly aggressively. The puts I recommended selling earlier continue to offer very decent premia, and I recommend selling those.

Shareholder Returns

RAILUS MachineryUS Market
7D-0.8%1.5%6.6%
1Y-41.0%-20.1%-18.4%

Return vs Industry: RAIL underperformed the US Machinery industry which returned -20.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: RAIL underperformed the US Market which returned -18.5% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is RAIL's price volatile compared to industry and market?
RAIL volatility
RAIL Average Weekly Movement15.2%
Machinery Industry Average Movement6.1%
Market Average Movement8.1%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market16.6%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market3.2%

Stable Share Price: RAIL is more volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 15% a week.

Volatility Over Time: RAIL's weekly volatility (15%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of US stocks.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
1901997Jim Meyerhttps://www.freightcaramerica.com

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.

FreightCar America Fundamentals Summary

How do FreightCar America's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
RAIL fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$61.84m
Earnings (TTM)-US$28.16m
Revenue (TTM)US$263.92m

0.2x

P/S Ratio

-2.2x

P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
RAIL income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$263.92m
Cost of RevenueUS$243.72m
Gross ProfitUS$20.20m
Other ExpensesUS$48.36m
Earnings-US$28.16m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)-1.70
Gross Margin7.65%
Net Profit Margin-10.67%
Debt/Equity Ratio-340.3%

How did RAIL perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.

Valuation

Is RAIL undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score

3/6

Valuation Score 3/6

  • Price-To-Sales vs Peers

  • Price-To-Sales vs Industry

  • Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PEG Ratio

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for RAIL?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

RAIL key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue0.5x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA-33x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers

How does RAIL's PS Ratio compare to its peers?

RAIL PS Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PS ratio for RAIL vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPSEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average6818.5x

Price-To-Sales vs Peers: RAIL is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.2x) compared to the peer average (6818.5x).


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does RAIL's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the U.S. Machinery Industry?

Price-To-Sales vs Industry: RAIL is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.2x) compared to the US Machinery industry average (1.4x)


Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is RAIL's PS Ratio compared to its Fair PS Ratio? This is the expected PS Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

RAIL PS Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PS Ratio0.2x
Fair PS Ratio1.1x

Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio: RAIL is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.2x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Sales Ratio (1.1x).


Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of RAIL when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate RAIL's fair value for valuation analysis.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate RAIL's fair value for valuation analysis.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate RAIL's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


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  • Take a look at our analysis of RAIL's management and see if the CEO's compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.

Future Growth

How is FreightCar America forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

Future Growth Score

2/6

Future Growth Score 2/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


29.7%

Forecasted annual revenue growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if RAIL's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (1.9%).

Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if RAIL's earnings are forecast to grow faster than the US market

High Growth Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if RAIL's earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: RAIL's revenue (29.7% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (8.4% per year).

High Growth Revenue: RAIL's revenue (29.7% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

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


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Past Performance

How has FreightCar America performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score

0/6

Past Performance Score 0/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


-26.9%

Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: RAIL is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: RAIL is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: RAIL is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 26.9% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare RAIL's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: RAIL is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Machinery industry (24%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: RAIL's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.


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Financial Health

How is FreightCar America's financial position?

Financial Health Score

2/6

Financial Health Score 2/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Stable Cash Runway

  • Forecast Cash Runway

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: RAIL has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.

Long Term Liabilities: RAIL has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: RAIL has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.

Reducing Debt: RAIL's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.


Balance Sheet


Cash Runway Analysis

For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.

Stable Cash Runway: RAIL has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: RAIL has sufficient cash runway for 1.1 years if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 25.3% each year.


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Dividend

What is FreightCar America current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score

0/6

Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate RAIL's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate RAIL's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if RAIL's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if RAIL's dividend payments have been increasing.


Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: RAIL is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.


Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as RAIL has not reported any payouts.


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Management

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

3.0yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Jim Meyer (59 yo)

4.92yrs

Tenure

US$2,854,256

Compensation

Mr. James R. Meyer, also known as Jim, has been Chief Executive Officer and President at FreightCar America, Inc. since July 31, 2017. Mr. Meyer served as the Chief Operating Officer of REV Group, Inc. (al...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Jim's total compensation ($USD2.85M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD752.25K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Jim's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: RAIL's management team is considered experienced (3 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: RAIL's board of directors are considered experienced (3.9 years average tenure).


Ownership

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


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: RAIL insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 6.4%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

FreightCar America, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: FreightCar America, Inc.
  • Ticker: RAIL
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 1901
  • Industry: Construction Machinery and Heavy Trucks
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Implied Market Cap: US$61.842m
  • Shares outstanding: 16.54m
  • Website: https://www.freightcaramerica.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • FreightCar America, Inc.
  • 125 South Wacker Drive
  • Suite 1500
  • Chicago
  • Illinois
  • 60606
  • United States

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/06/26 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/06/24 00:00
Earnings2022/03/31
Annual Earnings2021/12/31


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.