The Greenbrier Companies (NYSE:GBX) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday. The transportation company reported ($0.30) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.08) by ($0.22), Briefing.com reports. The Greenbrier Companies had a return on equity of 4.46% and a net margin of 1.75%. The firm had revenue of $403.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $438.25 million. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.30 earnings per share. The Greenbrier Companies’s quarterly revenue was down 47.6% on a year-over-year basis.
Shares of The Greenbrier Companies stock traded down $0.56 during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching $35.90. 9,533 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 673,286. The company has a market cap of $1.18 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 24.41, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 6.09 and a beta of 1.63. The company has a current ratio of 1.98, a quick ratio of 1.33 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.55. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average of $35.35 and a 200 day simple moving average of $29.70. The Greenbrier Companies has a fifty-two week low of $12.89 and a fifty-two week high of $37.99.
In other The Greenbrier Companies news, EVP Mark J. Rittenbaum sold 4,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, November 24th. The shares were sold at an average price of $35.47, for a total value of $141,880.00. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now owns 91,104 shares in the company, valued at approximately $3,231,458.88. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, EVP Mark J. Rittenbaum sold 6,230 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, October 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of $26.65, for a total transaction of $166,029.50. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now owns 95,033 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,532,629.45. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 16,159 shares of company stock valued at $512,747 in the last quarter. 2.74% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.
The Greenbrier Companies Company Profile
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, Repair & Parts; and Leasing & Services. The Manufacturing segment offers conventional railcars, such as covered hopper cars, boxcars, center partition cars, and bulkhead flat cars; tank cars; double-stack intermodal railcars; auto-max and multi-max products for the transportation of light vehicles; pressurized tank cars, non-pressurized tank cars, flat cars, coil cars, gondolas, sliding wall cars, and automobile transporter cars; and marine vessels.
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