The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets railroad freight car equipment in North America, Europe, and South America. More Details
Undervalued with proven track record.
Share Price & News
How has Greenbrier Companies's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: GBX has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: GBX underperformed the US Machinery industry which returned 16% over the past year.
Return vs Market: GBX underperformed the US Market which returned 19.5% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Greenbrier Companies's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
4 days ago | Simply Wall StCan Mixed Fundamentals Have A Negative Impact on The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) Current Share Price Momentum?
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StGreenbrier Companies' (NYSE:GBX) Shareholders Are Down 40% On Their Shares
1 month ago | Simply Wall StWhat Is The Greenbrier Companies, Inc.'s (NYSE:GBX) Share Price Doing?
Is Greenbrier Companies undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: GBX ($32.31) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($239.39)
Significantly Below Fair Value: GBX is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: GBX is good value based on its PE Ratio (12.5x) compared to the US Machinery industry average (25.7x).
PE vs Market: GBX is good value based on its PE Ratio (12.5x) compared to the US market (19x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: GBX is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (7.1x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: GBX is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.8x) compared to the US Machinery industry average (2.4x).
How is Greenbrier Companies forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: GBX's forecast earnings growth (1.8% per year) is below the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: GBX's earnings (1.8% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (22.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: GBX's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: GBX's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-6.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: GBX's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-6.9% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: GBX's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (4%).
How has Greenbrier Companies performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: GBX has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: GBX's current net profit margins (2.7%) are higher than last year (2.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: GBX's earnings have declined by 21.4% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: GBX's earnings growth over the past year (25.7%) exceeds its 5-year average (-21.4% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: GBX earnings growth over the past year (25.7%) exceeded the Machinery industry -13.1%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: GBX's Return on Equity (8.7%) is considered low.
How is Greenbrier Companies's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: GBX's short term assets ($1.8B) exceed its short term liabilities ($851.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: GBX's short term assets ($1.8B) exceed its long term liabilities ($929.0M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: GBX's debt to equity ratio (81.6%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: GBX's debt to equity ratio has increased from 55.7% to 81.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: GBX's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (13.2%).
Interest Coverage: GBX's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.9x coverage).
What is Greenbrier Companies's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: GBX's dividend (3.34%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.62%).
High Dividend: GBX's dividend (3.34%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.66%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, GBX has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: GBX's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 6 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (40.3%), GBX's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Bill Furman (76 yo)
Mr. William A. Furman, also known as Bill, has been Chief Executive Officer and President at The Greenbrier Companies at Gunderson, LLC since 1994. Mr. Furman serves as Principal Executive Officer and Mana ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Bill's total compensation ($USD7.85M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.82M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Bill's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Chairman & CEO||26.75yrs||US$7.85m||1.07% |
|President & COO||1.17yrs||US$2.37m||0.19% |
|Senior VP||2.17yrs||US$1.09m||0.028% |
|Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing||2.5yrs||US$1.61m||0.064% |
|Executive VP and Chief Commercial & Leasing Officer||27.75yrs||US$2.26m||0.17% |
|Executive VP & President of Greenbrier Manufacturing Operations||15.17yrs||US$3.41m||0.069% |
|VP of Corporate Finance & Treasurer||3.75yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior VP||12.42yrs||US$1.56m||0.11% |
|Senior Vice President of External Affairs & Communications||8yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Human Resources||no data||no data||no data|
|Executive Vice President of Global Mfg. Organization - North American Operations & Global Sourcing||2.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Executive Vice President of Global Mfg. Organization International Operations & Global Engineering||7.75yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: GBX's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.8 years average tenure).
|Chairman & CEO||26.75yrs||US$7.85m||1.07% |
|Independent Lead Director||6.75yrs||US$323.33k||0.12% |
|Independent Director||16.17yrs||US$253.33k||0.12% |
|Independent Director||15.08yrs||US$348.33k||0.12% |
|Independent Director||5.5yrs||US$417.08k||0.055% |
|Independent Director||5.25yrs||US$258.33k||0.018% |
|Independent Director||14yrs||US$273.33k||0.078% |
|Independent Director||3.33yrs||US$245.83k||0.011% |
|Independent Director||3.33yrs||US$243.33k||0.012% |
Experienced Board: GBX's board of directors are considered experienced (6.1 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: GBX 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.
The Greenbrier Companies, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: The Greenbrier Companies, Inc.
- Ticker: GBX
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1974
- Industry: Construction Machinery and Heavy Trucks
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: US$1.057b
- Shares outstanding: 32.70m
- Website: https://www.gbrx.com
Number of Employees
- The Greenbrier Companies, Inc.
- One Centerpointe Drive
- Suite 200
- Lake Oswego
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|GBX||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jul 1994|
|G90||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jul 1994|
|GBX *||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Common Stock||MX||MXN||Jul 1994|
The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets railroad freight car equipment in North America, Europe, and South America. The company operates in three segments: Manufacturing; Wheels, ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/10/20 01:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/10/19 00:00|
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