GATX Corporation (NYSE: GATX) strives to be recognized as the finest railcar leasing company in the world by our customers, our shareholders, our employees and the communities where we operate.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$96.23|
|52 Week High||US$65.00|
|52 Week Low||US$106.31|
|1 Month Change||11.29%|
|3 Month Change||5.86%|
|1 Year Change||40.81%|
|3 Year Change||14.79%|
|5 Year Change||106.81%|
|Change since IPO||446.96%|
Recent News & Updates
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|GATX||US Trade Distributors||US Market|
Return vs Industry: GATX underperformed the US Trade Distributors industry which returned 48.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: GATX exceeded the US Market which returned 27.6% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: GATX is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: GATX's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
GATX Corporation (NYSE: GATX) strives to be recognized as the finest railcar leasing company in the world by our customers, our shareholders, our employees and the communities where we operate. As the leading global railcar lessor, GATX has been providing quality railcars and services to its customers for more than 122 years. GATX has been headquartered in Chicago, Illinois since its founding in 1898.
GATX Fundamentals Summary
|GATX fundamental statistics|
Is GATX overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|GATX income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$365.40m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
Oct 21, 2021
|Earnings per share (EPS)||3.04|
|Net Profit Margin||8.76%|
How did GATX perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
2.1%Current Dividend Yield
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: GATX ($95.79) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($30.89)
Significantly Below Fair Value: GATX is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: GATX is poor value based on its PE Ratio (31.5x) compared to the US Trade Distributors industry average (23.1x).
PE vs Market: GATX is poor value based on its PE Ratio (31.5x) compared to the US market (18.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: GATX is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.2x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: GATX is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.7x) compared to the US Trade Distributors industry average (2.4x).
How is GATX forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: GATX's forecast earnings growth (27.1% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: GATX's earnings (27.1% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (15.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: GATX's revenue (6.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: GATX's revenue (6.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: GATX's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (10.1%).
How has GATX performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: GATX has a large one-off gain of $62.8M impacting its June 30 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: GATX's current net profit margins (8.8%) are lower than last year (13.6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: GATX's earnings have declined by 14.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: GATX's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: GATX had negative earnings growth (-33.9%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Trade Distributors industry average (49.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: GATX's Return on Equity (5.5%) is considered low.
How is GATX's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: GATX's short term assets ($568.9M) exceed its short term liabilities ($245.8M).
Long Term Liabilities: GATX's short term assets ($568.9M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($7.2B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: GATX's debt to equity ratio (295.3%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: GATX's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 330.6% to 295.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: GATX's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (7.5%).
Interest Coverage: GATX's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (1.5x coverage).
What is GATX current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: GATX's dividend (2.09%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.29%).
High Dividend: GATX's dividend (2.09%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.49%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: GATX's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: GATX's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (63.9%), GATX's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: GATX's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (38% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Brian Kenney (62 yo)
Mr. Brian A. Kenney has been the Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer at GATX Corporation since October 12, 2005, October 2004 and April 22, 2005 respectively. Mr. Kenney served as...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Brian's total compensation ($USD7.29M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.19M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Brian's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: GATX's management team is considered experienced (3.4 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: GATX'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: GATX insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
GATX Corporation's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: GATX Corporation
- Ticker: GATX
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1898
- Industry: Trading Companies and Distributors
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: US$3.398b
- Shares outstanding: 35.47m
- Website: https://www.gatx.com
Number of Employees
- GATX Corporation
- 233 S. Wacker Drive
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/18 22:22|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/10/18 00:00|
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.