The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets railroad freight car equipment in North America, Europe, and South America. More Details
High growth potential with mediocre balance sheet.
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 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: GBX's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: GBX exceeded the US Machinery industry which returned 89.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: GBX exceeded the US Market which returned 50.2% over the past year.
Long-Term 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
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StInsider Buying: The The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) Chairman & CEO Just Bought 9.8% More Shares
1 month ago | Simply Wall StAre Dividend Investors Making A Mistake With The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX)?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StIs Greenbrier Companies' (NYSE:GBX) Share Price Gain Of 166% Well Earned?
Is Greenbrier Companies 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: GBX ($49.1) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($35.72)
Significantly Below Fair Value: GBX is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: GBX is poor value based on its PE Ratio (186.2x) compared to the US Machinery industry average (35.5x).
PE vs Market: GBX is poor value based on its PE Ratio (186.2x) compared to the US market (20.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: GBX is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.9x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: GBX is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.3x) compared to the US Machinery industry average (3.5x).
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 (100.6% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: GBX's earnings (100.6% 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: GBX's revenue (22.2% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: GBX's revenue (22.2% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% 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 (6.1%).
How has Greenbrier Companies performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: GBX has a large one-off gain of $10.3M impacting its February 28 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: GBX's current net profit margins (0.4%) are lower than last year (2.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: GBX's earnings have declined by 29.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: GBX's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: GBX had negative earnings growth (-88%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Machinery industry average (-9.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: GBX's Return on Equity (1.6%) is considered low.
How is Greenbrier Companies's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: GBX's short term assets ($1.6B) exceed its short term liabilities ($672.7M).
Long Term Liabilities: GBX's short term assets ($1.6B) exceed its long term liabilities ($912.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: GBX's debt to equity ratio (72.5%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: GBX's debt to equity ratio has increased from 42.5% to 72.5% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: GBX's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (29.1%).
Interest Coverage: GBX's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (1.2x coverage).
What is Greenbrier Companies's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: GBX's dividend (2.2%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.24%).
High Dividend: GBX's dividend (2.2%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.41%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, GBX has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: GBX's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 7 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (409.5%), GBX's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Bill Furman (76 yo)
Mr. William A. Furman, also known as Bill, has been Chief Executive Officer and President at The Greenbrier Companies at Gunderson, LLC since 1994. Mr. Furman serves as Principal Executive Officer and Mana...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Bill's total compensation ($USD6.92M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD3.75M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Bill's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: GBX's management team is seasoned and experienced (8.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: GBX's board of directors are considered experienced (6.7 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: GBX 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.
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$1.612b
- Shares outstanding: 32.83m
- Website: https://www.gbrx.com
Number of Employees
- The Greenbrier Companies, Inc.
- One Centerpointe Drive
- Suite 200
- Lake Oswego
- United States
The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets railroad freight car equipment in North America, Europe, and South America. It operates through three segments: Manufacturing; Wheels, Repa...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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