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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.41
GBX's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
55% of the 796 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. GBX: 0.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
GBX' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.14 Max: 0.51
Current: 0.41
0.01
0.51
Equity to Asset 0.41
GBX's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
57% of the 790 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. GBX: 0.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
GBX' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.24 Max: 0.41
Current: 0.41
0.18
0.41
Interest Coverage 29.02
GBX's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
70% of the 552 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 8.94 vs. GBX: 29.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
GBX' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 2.33 Max: 20.39
Current: 29.02
0.6
20.39
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 3.31
M-Score: -2.23
WACC vs ROIC
11.00%
34.95%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 16.51
GBX's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 788 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 6.23 vs. GBX: 16.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
GBX' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.37  Med: 6.73 Max: 14.85
Current: 16.51
2.37
14.85
Net-margin (%) 7.88
GBX's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 794 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 4.47 vs. GBX: 7.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
GBX' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.54  Med: 1.66 Max: 7.4
Current: 7.88
-5.54
7.4
ROE (%) 35.43
GBX's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 782 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 7.07 vs. GBX: 35.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
GBX' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.29  Med: 8.63 Max: 31
Current: 35.43
-23.29
31
ROA (%) 13.23
GBX's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 805 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.05 vs. GBX: 13.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
GBX' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.89  Med: 1.97 Max: 11.66
Current: 13.23
-4.89
11.66
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 54.95
GBX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 785 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 9.23 vs. GBX: 54.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
GBX' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.59  Med: 17.27 Max: 106.21
Current: 54.95
-5.59
106.21
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 13.40
GBX's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. GBX: 13.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GBX' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21  Med: 6.10 Max: 36.3
Current: 13.4
-21
36.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 41.00
GBX's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 575 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. GBX: 41.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GBX' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -56.9  Med: 4.30 Max: 103.4
Current: 41
-56.9
103.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 48.90
GBX's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 502 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. GBX: 48.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GBX' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -61.7  Med: 2.10 Max: 154.6
Current: 48.9
-61.7
154.6
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Guru Trades

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GBX Guru Trades in Q1 2015

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GBX Guru Trades in Q4 2015

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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 3.77
GBX's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
95% of the 942 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 15.47 vs. GBX: 3.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
GBX' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.17  Med: 15.84 Max: 25580
Current: 3.77
3.17
25580
Forward P/E 7.78
GBX's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
73% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 11.60 vs. GBX: 7.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 3.77
GBX's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
94% of the 713 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 14.60 vs. GBX: 3.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
GBX' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.21  Med: 15.95 Max: 1279
Current: 3.77
3.21
1279
P/B 0.95
GBX's P/B is ranked higher than
56% of the 958 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. GBX: 0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
GBX' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 1.64 Max: 4.06
Current: 0.95
0.14
4.06
P/S 0.30
GBX's P/S is ranked higher than
77% of the 958 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. GBX: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
GBX' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.43 Max: 1.18
Current: 0.3
0.02
1.18
PFCF 9.63
GBX's PFCF is ranked higher than
73% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 19.45 vs. GBX: 9.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
GBX' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 12.44 Max: 126.6
Current: 9.63
0.39
126.6
POCF 4.80
GBX's POCF is ranked higher than
71% of the 949 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 8.14 vs. GBX: 4.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
GBX' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 7.78 Max: 208.41
Current: 4.8
0.2
208.41
EV-to-EBIT 2.43
GBX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
96% of the 958 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 12.90 vs. GBX: 2.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
GBX' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -44.6  Med: 11.30 Max: 41.1
Current: 2.43
-44.6
41.1
EV-to-EBITDA 2.21
GBX's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
95% of the 958 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 8.71 vs. GBX: 2.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
GBX' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.2  Med: 8.60 Max: 74.6
Current: 2.21
2.2
74.6
PEG 0.14
GBX's PEG is ranked higher than
96% of the 316 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. GBX: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
GBX' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.57 Max: 12.39
Current: 0.14
0.1
12.39
Shiller P/E 18.13
GBX's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
51% of the 251 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 18.43 vs. GBX: 18.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
GBX' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.19  Med: 32.10 Max: 82.06
Current: 18.13
2.19
82.06
Current Ratio 1.36
GBX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 789 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. GBX: 1.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
GBX' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.12 Max: 2.01
Current: 1.36
0.57
2.01
Quick Ratio 0.68
GBX's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
78% of the 789 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. GBX: 0.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
GBX' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.54 Max: 1.05
Current: 0.68
0.2
1.05
Days Inventory 67.50
GBX's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
86% of the 607 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 13.14 vs. GBX: 67.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
GBX' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 60.37  Med: 72.83 Max: 96.91
Current: 67.5
60.37
96.91
Days Sales Outstanding 29.73
GBX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
67% of the 575 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 41.96 vs. GBX: 29.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
GBX' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27.46  Med: 41.86 Max: 55.32
Current: 29.73
27.46
55.32
Days Payable 32.35
GBX's Days Payable is ranked lower than
55% of the 535 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 35.84 vs. GBX: 32.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
GBX' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 38.5  Med: 44.65 Max: 93.85
Current: 32.35
38.5
93.85

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.70
GBX's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
57% of the 948 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. GBX: 2.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
GBX' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 1.10 Max: 14.51
Current: 2.7
0.2
14.51
Dividend Payout 0.09
GBX's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
92% of the 577 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. GBX: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
GBX' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.17 Max: 3
Current: 0.09
0.08
3
Forward Dividend Yield 3.05
GBX's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
55% of the 935 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. GBX: 3.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.70
GBX's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
63% of the 948 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.43 vs. GBX: 2.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
GBX' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 1.10 Max: 14.51
Current: 2.7
0.2
14.51
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.40
GBX's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: -1.10 vs. GBX: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
GBX' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26.1  Med: -1.90 Max: 0.6
Current: 0.4
-26.1
0.6

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 1.07
GBX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
50% of the 958 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. GBX: 1.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
GBX' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.84  Med: 2.00 Max: 164.25
Current: 1.07
0.84
164.25
Price/Projected FCF 1.34
GBX's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
50% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.46 vs. GBX: 1.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
GBX' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.74  Med: 4.01 Max: 6.72
Current: 1.34
1.74
6.72
Price/Median PS Value 0.69
GBX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
70% of the 958 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. GBX: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
GBX' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.89 Max: 2.58
Current: 0.69
0.11
2.58
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.15
GBX's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 275 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. GBX: 0.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
GBX' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.72 Max: 1.92
Current: 0.15
0.19
1.92
Price/Graham Number 0.42
GBX's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
84% of the 886 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. GBX: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
GBX' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 1.33 Max: 15.33
Current: 0.42
0.53
15.33
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 41.12
GBX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 792 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. GBX: 41.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
GBX' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.4  Med: 8.40 Max: 41.7
Current: 41.12
2.4
41.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 29.58
GBX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 450 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. GBX: 29.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
GBX' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -186.9  Med: 0.45 Max: 40.5
Current: 29.58
-186.9
40.5

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $2913
EPS $ 7.05
Beta1.81
Short Percentage of Float29.02%
52-Week Range $19.89 - 66.50
Shares Outstanding(Mil)28.60

Analyst Estimate

Aug16 Aug17
Revenue(Mil) 2,776 2,093
EPS($) 5.23 3.38
EPS without NRI($) 5.23 3.38

Business Description

Industry: Transportation & Logistics » Railroads
Compare:TRN, UNP, EJPRY, CSX, MTRJY » details
Traded in other countries:G90.Germany,
Greenbrier Companies Inc was incorporated in Delaware in 1981. The Company designs, manufactures and markets railroad freight car equipment in North America and Europe, marine barges in North America and provides wheel services, railcar refurbishment and parts, leasing and other services to the railroad and related transportation industries in North America. It operates an integrated business model in North America that combines freight car manufacturing, wheel services, repair and refurbishment, component parts reconditioning, leasing and fleet management services. The Company's business segments are Manufacturing, Wheels & Parts, Leasing & Services, and GBW Joint Venture. Its products and services can be classified as Manufacturing, Wheels, Repair & Parts, and Leasing & Services. The Manufacturing segment includes North American Railcar Manufacturing, Intermodal Railcars, Tank Cars, Automotive, and Conventional Railcars, European Railcar Manufacturing, and Marine Vessel Fabrication. Wheels, Repair & Parts includes Wheel Services, Railcar Repair, Refurbishment and Component Parts Manufacturing. Leasing & Services includes Leasing and Management Services. The GBW Joint Venture operates the independent railcar repair shop network in North America consisting of 33 Repair shops including 12 tank car repair shops certified by the Association of American Railroads (AAR). This network of repair shops performs heavy railcar repair and refurbishment, as well as routine railcar maintenance for third parties, as well as for its leased and managed fleet. Its customers include railroads, leasing companies, financial institutions, shippers, carriers and transportation companies. The Company has a number of U.S. and non-U.S. patents of varying duration, and pending patent applications, registered trademarks, copyrights and trade names that are important to its products and product development efforts.
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