Earnings before Market: The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX)

The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) came out with quarterly earnings of $0.89 per share, missing the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $0.96 per share. This compares to earnings of $1.30 per share a year ago. These figures are adjusted for non-recurring items. This quarterly report represents an earnings surprise of -7.29%. A quarter ago, it was expected that this maker of railroad freight car equipment would post earnings of $0.22 per share when it actually produced earnings of $0.22, delivering no surprise.

The insider ownership percentage is the key indicator, can be used by investors, to measure the outlook of senior management has on their company. Insider ownership for the GBX is 1.00%. Institutional ownership refers to the ownership stake in a company that is held by large financial organizations, pension funds or endowments. The Institutional ownership for the GBX is 99.20%.

Insider trading is the buying or selling of any publicly traded company’s stock and this can be done by someone who has non-public, material information about that GBX. Insider trading can be illegal or legal depending on when the insider makes the trade. It is illegal when the material information is still non-public. The insider transactions of the company (6-month change in insider ownerships) for the The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) is -2.86%.

Institutional ownership is the amount of a The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX)’s available stock owned by mutual or pension funds, insurance companies, investment firms, private foundations, endowments or other large entities that actually manage the funds on the behalf of others, so its an interesting element for the traders to note it, and the Institutional ownership for the GBX is -5.65%.

a Services sector firm, The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) stock edged up 1.48% on Monday and when day-trade ended the stock finally concluded at $30.85 and number of shares that changed hands during the day are 813795. The number of shares GBX stock currently held by all its shareholders are 32.63 and floated shares, the number of shares are available for trading in an open market on last trading day are 31.82. The average volume of shares for 3 months is 545.59 and GBX stock value has moved between $26.83 – 64.27 in last one year.

The The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX)’s latest earnings date is 7/2/2019. The Gross margin is the difference between the revenue and the cost of goods sold (COGS), divided by revenue. In other words, Gross Margin is a percentage value, while Gross Profit is a monetary value. The valuable gross margin for The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) is 13.10% and the profit margin is 3.30% and the stock has gained -21.98% in 2019 to date.


U.S. traded shares of The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX)’s monthly stock performance is 13.38%, the quarterly performance is -7.41%, the half year performance is calculated as -21.32%. The yearly performance of GBX is -34.22%.

The higher the volatility, the riskier the security. For example, when the stock market rises and falls more than one percent over a sustained period of time, it is called a “volatile” market, if the stock price stays relatively stable, the security has low volatility. The The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) weekly volatility is measured as 4.61% and monthly volatility measured as 3.43%.

Return on assets (ROA) is a main indicator of how profitable a company is relative to its total assets. GBX return on assets is 3.40%, the return on equity (ROE) of the The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) is 6.80%, while the most important return on investment is calculates as a percentage and is typically used for personal financial decisions, and GBX return on investment is 11.30%.

The price to earnings ratio is 11.29, price to sales ratio is 0.39, and price to book ratio is 0.80, price to cash per share ration is 2.95.

Analysts mean target price for The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) is $40.00 while analysts mean recommendation is 2.60. The current share price indicates that stock is -52.44% away from its one year high and is moving 14.51% ahead of its 52-week low. GBX’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is 8.24% and distance from 50-Day simple moving average is -1.81%.

Leave a Reply