Greenbrier Companies Inc (NYSE:GBX) – Stock analysts at KeyCorp reduced their Q2 2019 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of Greenbrier Companies in a report issued on Tuesday, March 26th. KeyCorp analyst S. Barger now forecasts that the transportation company will earn $0.20 per share for the quarter, down from their prior forecast of $0.41. KeyCorp has a “Overweight” rating and a $62.00 price objective on the stock. KeyCorp also issued estimates for Greenbrier Companies’ Q3 2019 earnings at $1.38 EPS, Q4 2019 earnings at $1.40 EPS, FY2019 earnings at $3.53 EPS, Q1 2020 earnings at $0.40 EPS, Q2 2020 earnings at $0.50 EPS, Q3 2020 earnings at $1.61 EPS and Q4 2020 earnings at $1.57 EPS.

Greenbrier Companies (NYSE:GBX) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, January 9th. The transportation company reported $0.54 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.06. Greenbrier Companies had a net margin of 5.60% and a return on equity of 8.87%. The company had revenue of $604.50 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $559.43 million. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.83 EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 8.0% compared to the same quarter last year.

GBX has been the topic of a number of other reports. Seaport Global Securities reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Greenbrier Companies in a research report on Wednesday, January 9th. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Greenbrier Companies from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Friday, February 22nd. Cowen reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $65.00 price objective on shares of Greenbrier Companies in a research report on Wednesday, January 9th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Greenbrier Companies from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, March 18th. Finally, TheStreet downgraded shares of Greenbrier Companies from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 9th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company. Greenbrier Companies currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $51.25.

Shares of NYSE:GBX opened at $33.15 on Thursday. Greenbrier Companies has a 52 week low of $31.81 and a 52 week high of $64.87. The company has a current ratio of 2.76, a quick ratio of 1.69 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.35. The company has a market capitalization of $1.06 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 7.99, a PEG ratio of 0.84 and a beta of 1.86.

Several institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of GBX. Flagship Harbor Advisors LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Greenbrier Companies by 160.0% in the 4th quarter. Flagship Harbor Advisors LLC now owns 650 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $25,000 after buying an additional 400 shares in the last quarter. Roosevelt Investment Group Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Greenbrier Companies in the 4th quarter valued at $226,000. BOKF NA acquired a new position in shares of Greenbrier Companies in the 4th quarter valued at $229,000. Quantamental Technologies LLC acquired a new position in shares of Greenbrier Companies in the 4th quarter valued at $255,000. Finally, Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB boosted its holdings in shares of Greenbrier Companies by 27.8% in the 4th quarter. Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB now owns 6,444 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $255,000 after buying an additional 1,400 shares in the last quarter.

Greenbrier Companies Company Profile

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, Repair & Parts; and Leasing & Services. The Manufacturing segment offers double-stack intermodal railcars; tank cars; auto-max and multi-max products for the transportation of light vehicles; conventional railcars, such as covered hopper cars, boxcars, center partition cars, bulkhead flat cars, and solid waste service flat cars; pressurized tank cars, non-pressurized tank cars, coil cars, coal cars, gondolas, sliding wall cars, and automobile transporter cars; and marine vessels, including conventional deck barges, double-hull tank barges, railcar/deck barges, barges for aggregates, and other heavy industrial products and dump barges.

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