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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 : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 1.73
PWX's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
76% of the 823 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. PWX: 1.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
PWX' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: 1.73
Equity-to-Asset 0.67
PWX's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
83% of the 820 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. PWX: 0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
PWX' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 0.74 Max: 0.78
Current: 0.67
0.52
0.78
Interest Coverage 48.97
PWX's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
73% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 8.67 vs. PWX: 48.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
PWX' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.91  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: 48.97
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: 2.70
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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 4.22
PWX's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
61% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 5.95 vs. PWX: 4.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
PWX' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.7  Med: 3.35 Max: 9.21
Current: 4.22
-5.7
9.21
Net Margin % 3.11
PWX's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
55% of the 825 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.94 vs. PWX: 3.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
PWX' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.23  Med: 3.19 Max: 11.8
Current: 3.11
-7.23
11.8
ROE % 1.36
PWX's ROE % is ranked lower than
70% of the 813 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 6.45 vs. PWX: 1.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
PWX' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.44  Med: 1.38 Max: 4.75
Current: 1.36
-2.44
4.75
ROA % 0.95
PWX's ROA % is ranked lower than
67% of the 835 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.81 vs. PWX: 0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
PWX' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.84  Med: 1.02 Max: 3.34
Current: 0.95
-1.84
3.34
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 1.75
PWX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
77% of the 821 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 9.24 vs. PWX: 1.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
PWX' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.52  Med: 1.82 Max: 5.34
Current: 1.75
-1.52
5.34
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 5.90
PWX's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
68% of the 708 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. PWX: 5.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
PWX' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.3  Med: 1.4 Max: 7
Current: 5.9
-14.3
7
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -9.90
PWX's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
82% of the 608 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. PWX: -9.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
PWX' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.1  Med: -8.7 Max: 71.4
Current: -9.9
-29.1
71.4
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -19.90
PWX's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
84% of the 546 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. PWX: -19.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
PWX' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -19.9 Max: 85
Current: -19.9
0
85
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Business Description

Industry: Transportation & Logistics » Railroads  
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Providence & Worcester Railroad Co is an interstate freight carrier conducting railroad operations in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut and New York. It transports commodities to customers in diversified industries.

Providence & Worcester Railroad Co commenced its operations in 1973. The Company is a short-line freight railroad as defined by the American Association of Railroads operating in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut and New York. The Company is the only interstate freight carrier serving the State of Rhode Island. The Company services the international double-stack intermodal terminal facility in New England in Worcester, Massachusetts, a strategic location for regional transportation and distribution enterprises. The Company transports commodities for its customers, including automobiles, construction aggregates, iron and steel products, chemicals and plastics, lumber, scrap metals, plastic resins, cement, coal, construction and demolition debris, and processed foods and edible foodstuffs, such as corn syrup and vegetable oils. Its customers include Exxon Mobil Corporation, Ford Motor Company, Frito-Lay, Inc., Global LLP, GDF SUEZ Energy North America, International Paper Company, Lehigh Cement, Cargill, Inc., Northeast Utilities, Nucor Steel, Rawson Materials, Renewable Products Marketing Group, Subaru of New England, Tilcon Connecticut, Inc. and Toray Plastics, Inc. The Company competes with other carriers in the siting of new rail-oriented businesses in the region. The Company also competes with other modes of transportation, particularly long-haul trucking companies, for the transportation of commodities, and ocean-going vessels for the transportation of containers. The Company is subject to governmental regulation by the STB, the FRA, the Transportation Security Administration and other federal, state and local regulatory authorities with respect to certain rates and railroad operations, as well as a variety of health, safety, labor, environmental and other matters.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 119.19
PWX's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
96% of the 667 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 16.33 vs. PWX: 119.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
PWX' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.86  Med: 51.18 Max: 681.67
Current: 119.19
13.86
681.67
PE Ratio without NRI 119.19
PWX's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
96% of the 640 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 16.44 vs. PWX: 119.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
PWX' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.86  Med: 51.18 Max: 681.67
Current: 119.19
13.86
681.67
PB Ratio 1.53
PWX's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 846 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. PWX: 1.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PWX' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 1.04 Max: 1.53
Current: 1.53
0.56
1.53
PS Ratio 3.54
PWX's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
79% of the 847 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. PWX: 3.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PWX' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.39  Med: 2.48 Max: 3.54
Current: 3.54
1.39
3.54
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 37.30
PWX's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
96% of the 516 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 7.13 vs. PWX: 37.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
PWX' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.44  Med: 20.1 Max: 87.8
Current: 37.3
7.44
87.8
EV-to-EBIT 73.97
PWX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
94% of the 694 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 15.16 vs. PWX: 73.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PWX' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1489  Med: 26 Max: 1526.3
Current: 73.97
-1489
1526.3
EV-to-EBITDA 21.30
PWX's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
81% of the 739 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 10.32 vs. PWX: 21.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PWX' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.3  Med: 16.8 Max: 43.5
Current: 21.3
7.3
43.5
PEG Ratio 10.28
PWX's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
83% of the 317 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. PWX: 10.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
PWX' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.78  Med: 2.31 Max: 76.94
Current: 10.28
0.78
76.94
Shiller PE Ratio 142.12
PWX's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
95% of the 212 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 21.52 vs. PWX: 142.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
PWX' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 35.58  Med: 104.75 Max: 843
Current: 142.12
35.58
843
Current Ratio 1.83
PWX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 796 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. PWX: 1.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PWX' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 1.81 Max: 4.25
Current: 1.83
0.71
4.25
Quick Ratio 1.68
PWX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 796 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. PWX: 1.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PWX' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 1.47 Max: 3.56
Current: 1.68
0.53
3.56
Days Inventory 20.98
PWX's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
65% of the 643 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 11.13 vs. PWX: 20.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
PWX' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.69  Med: 20.83 Max: 27.54
Current: 20.98
11.69
27.54
Days Sales Outstanding 57.26
PWX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
69% of the 589 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 43.46 vs. PWX: 57.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PWX' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 34.09  Med: 41.8 Max: 62.74
Current: 57.26
34.09
62.74
Days Payable 110.63
PWX's Days Payable is ranked higher than
84% of the 482 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 36.70 vs. PWX: 110.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
PWX' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 48.17  Med: 72.97 Max: 110.63
Current: 110.63
48.17
110.63

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 0.64
PWX's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
92% of the 952 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.51 vs. PWX: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
PWX' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 0.99 Max: 1.88
Current: 0.64
0.64
1.88
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.76
PWX's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
75% of the 507 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. PWX: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
PWX' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.55 Max: 5.33
Current: 0.76
0.22
5.33
Forward Dividend Yield % 0.64
PWX's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
94% of the 909 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.56 vs. PWX: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.64
PWX's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1055 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.14 vs. PWX: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
PWX' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 0.99 Max: 1.88
Current: 0.64
0.64
1.88
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.10
PWX's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 403 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: -2.70 vs. PWX: -0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
PWX' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.1  Med: -0.5 Max: -0.1
Current: -0.1
-25.1
-0.1

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.53
PWX's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
55% of the 793 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. PWX: 1.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
PWX' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 0.85 Max: 1.53
Current: 1.53
0.43
1.53
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 2.00
PWX's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
66% of the 363 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. PWX: 2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
PWX' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.06  Med: 1.45 Max: 3.24
Current: 2
1.06
3.24
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.43
PWX's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
76% of the 759 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. PWX: 1.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
PWX' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 0.86 Max: 2.81
Current: 1.43
0.35
2.81
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 22.75
PWX's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
98% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. PWX: 22.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
PWX' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 2.72 Max: 775
Current: 22.75
0.83
775
Price-to-Graham-Number 2.85
PWX's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
87% of the 562 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. PWX: 2.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
PWX' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 1.21 Max: 5.51
Current: 2.85
0.46
5.51
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 1.40
PWX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
74% of the 883 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. PWX: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
PWX' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 2.7 Max: 8.2
Current: 1.4
0.1
8.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 5.53
PWX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
52% of the 473 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 4.68 vs. PWX: 5.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
PWX' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.1  Med: 5.7 Max: 31.4
Current: 5.53
-21.1
31.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $34.84
EPS (TTM) $ 0.21
Short Percentage of Float0.03%
52-Week Range $12.50 - 25.03
Shares Outstanding (Mil)4.87
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Providence and Worcester Railroad Co Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 12 2010 
Providence and Worcester Railroad Co Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Aug 13 2010 
Providence and Worcester Railroad Co Reports Operating Results (10-Q) May 14 2010 
Providence and Worcester Railroad Co Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 12 2009 
Providence and Worcester Railroad Co Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Aug 13 2009 
Providence and Worcester Railroad Co Reports Operating Results (10-Q) May 15 2009 

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