Greenbrier Companies Inc (NYSE:GBX) Director Duane Charles Mcdougall Sells 10,116 Shares
Greenbrier Companies Inc (NYSE:GBX) Director Duane Charles Mcdougall sold 10,116 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, July 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $26.51, for a total value of $268,175.16. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 4,784 shares in the company, valued at approximately $126,823.84. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink.
GBX stock opened at $26.99 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 1.86, a quick ratio of 1.11 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.55. The company has a market capitalization of $913.66 million, a PE ratio of 8.96, a P/E/G ratio of 2.40 and a beta of 1.70. Greenbrier Companies Inc has a 12-month low of $12.89 and a 12-month high of $34.30. The business’s fifty day moving average price is $23.93 and its 200 day moving average price is $21.77.
Greenbrier Companies (NYSE:GBX) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Friday, July 10th. The transportation company reported $1.05 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.14 by $0.91. The firm had revenue of $762.60 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $606.46 million. Greenbrier Companies had a return on equity of 7.06% and a net margin of 2.74%. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 10.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.89 EPS. Research analysts predict that Greenbrier Companies Inc will post 1.66 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Ellis Investment Partners LLC raised its holdings in shares of Greenbrier Companies by 400.0% in the 2nd quarter. Ellis Investment Partners LLC now owns 1,500 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $33,000 after buying an additional 1,200 shares during the period. Marshall Wace North America L.P. purchased a new stake in shares of Greenbrier Companies in the 1st quarter valued at $51,000. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC raised its holdings in shares of Greenbrier Companies by 74,850.0% in the 1st quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC now owns 2,998 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $53,000 after buying an additional 2,994 shares during the period. Verus Capital Partners LLC purchased a new stake in Greenbrier Companies during the 4th quarter worth about $63,000. Finally, Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund purchased a new stake in Greenbrier Companies during the 1st quarter worth about $90,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 88.82% of the company’s stock.
GBX has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. ValuEngine upgraded Greenbrier Companies from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday. Susquehanna Bancshares upgraded Greenbrier Companies from a “negative” rating to a “neutral” rating and lifted their target price for the company from $13.00 to $24.00 in a research report on Monday, July 13th. KeyCorp reduced their target price on Greenbrier Companies from $38.00 to $30.00 and set an “overweight” rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, April 8th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Greenbrier Companies from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 14th. Finally, Wells Fargo & Co lifted their target price on Greenbrier Companies from $17.00 to $22.00 and gave the company an “underweight” rating in a research report on Monday, July 13th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $26.00.
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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