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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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt No Debt
RAIL's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
99% of the 1311 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. RAIL: No Debt )
RAIL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.22   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.52
RAIL's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
79% of the 1251 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. RAIL: 0.52 )
RAIL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.19   Max: 0.62
Current: 0.52

-0.19
0.62
Interest Coverage 8.83
RAIL's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
74% of the 764 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 7.12 vs. RAIL: 8.83 )
RAIL' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 565.51
Current: 8.83

0.01
565.51
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 3.91
M-Score: -1.91
WACC vs ROIC
19.45%
9.40%
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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 1.59
RAIL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1313 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 6.53 vs. RAIL: 1.59 )
RAIL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -15.04   Max: 13.78
Current: 1.59

-15.04
13.78
Net-margin (%) 0.99
RAIL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1312 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. RAIL: 0.99 )
RAIL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -8.94   Max: 8.91
Current: 0.99

-8.94
8.91
ROE (%) 2.96
RAIL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1289 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 7.76 vs. RAIL: 2.96 )
RAIL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -546.01   Max: 165.82
Current: 2.96

-546.01
165.82
ROA (%) 1.51
RAIL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1321 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.09 vs. RAIL: 1.51 )
RAIL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -15.01   Max: 39.9
Current: 1.51

-15.01
39.9
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 13.14
RAIL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1311 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 7.68 vs. RAIL: 13.14 )
RAIL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -70.58   Max: 799.54
Current: 13.14

-70.58
799.54
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 6.70
RAIL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1117 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. RAIL: 6.70 )
RAIL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 47.1
Current: 6.7

0
47.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 10.50
RAIL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 973 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. RAIL: 10.50 )
RAIL' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 111.4
Current: 10.5

0
111.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 6.10
RAIL's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 866 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. RAIL: 6.10 )
RAIL' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 56.2
Current: 6.1

0
56.2
» RAIL's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

RAIL Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 25,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 116,903 sh (+207.62%)
Arnold Schneider 397,242 sh (+12.48%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Chuck Royce 566,639 sh (-8.79%)
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Q2 2014

RAIL Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Arnold Schneider 435,242 sh (+9.57%)
Chuck Royce 533,839 sh (-5.79%)
Jim Simons 28,600 sh (-75.54%)
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Q3 2014

RAIL Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Arnold Schneider 441,917 sh (+1.53%)
Jim Simons 24,200 sh (-15.38%)
Chuck Royce 252,439 sh (-52.71%)
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Q4 2014

RAIL Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Chuck Royce 236,800 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Arnold Schneider 427,887 sh (-3.17%)
Chuck Royce 236,800 sh (-6.20%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 61.90
RAIL's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1469 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 28.80 vs. RAIL: 61.90 )
RAIL' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.46   Max: 66.47
Current: 61.9

4.46
66.47
Forward P/E 13.50
RAIL's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
82% of the 1469 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 67.57 vs. RAIL: 13.50 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 63.20
RAIL's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1469 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 29.40 vs. RAIL: 63.20 )
RAIL' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 4.46   Max: 66.63
Current: 63.2

4.46
66.63
P/B 1.80
RAIL's P/B is ranked higher than
62% of the 1469 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. RAIL: 1.80 )
RAIL' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.86   Max: 9.48
Current: 1.8

0.86
9.48
P/S 0.60
RAIL's P/S is ranked higher than
78% of the 1469 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. RAIL: 0.60 )
RAIL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 2.52
Current: 0.6

0.23
2.52
EV-to-EBIT 23.10
RAIL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
74% of the 1469 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 25.69 vs. RAIL: 23.10 )
RAIL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -61.7   Max: 45
Current: 23.1

-61.7
45
Shiller P/E 908.50
RAIL's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
64% of the 1469 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 129.53 vs. RAIL: 908.50 )
RAIL' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.48   Max: 1043.33
Current: 908.5

5.48
1043.33
Current Ratio 2.78
RAIL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 1269 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. RAIL: 2.78 )
RAIL' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.03   Max: 4.12
Current: 2.78

1.03
4.12
Quick Ratio 1.94
RAIL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 1269 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. RAIL: 1.94 )
RAIL' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 3.3
Current: 1.94

0.29
3.3
Days Inventory 67.90
RAIL's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
65% of the 1469 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 27.91 vs. RAIL: 67.90 )
RAIL' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 21.74   Max: 128.27
Current: 67.9

21.74
128.27
Days Sales Outstanding 2.49
RAIL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
99% of the 1469 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 53.17 vs. RAIL: 2.49 )
RAIL' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 1.52   Max: 35.76
Current: 2.49

1.52
35.76

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.90
RAIL's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
80% of the 1020 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. RAIL: 0.90 )
RAIL' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 1.65
Current: 0.9

0.06
1.65
Dividend Payout 0.49
RAIL's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
75% of the 1469 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. RAIL: 0.49 )
RAIL' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 0.57
Current: 0.49

0.02
0.57
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.90
RAIL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
78% of the 1034 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. RAIL: 0.90 )
RAIL' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 1.65
Current: 0.9

0.06
1.65
Share Buyback Rate -0.40
RAIL's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
77% of the 777 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. RAIL: -0.40 )
RAIL' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: -23
Current: -0.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 18.50
RAIL's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
96% of the 1469 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. RAIL: 18.50 )
RAIL' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 2.44   Max: 28.62
Current: 18.5

2.44
28.62
Price/Tangible Book 2.00
RAIL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
67% of the 1469 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. RAIL: 2.00 )
RAIL' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.02   Max: 12.59
Current: 2

1.02
12.59
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.60
RAIL's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1469 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. RAIL: 1.60 )
RAIL' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 2.41
Current: 1.6

0.45
2.41
Price/Median PS Value 1.10
RAIL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
76% of the 1469 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. RAIL: 1.10 )
RAIL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 4.38
Current: 1.1

0.53
4.38
Price/Graham Number 2.30
RAIL's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
68% of the 1469 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. RAIL: 2.30 )
RAIL' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.94   Max: 2.47
Current: 2.3

0.94
2.47
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.50
RAIL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1293 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. RAIL: 4.50 )
RAIL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.2   Max: 355.3
Current: 4.5

2.2
355.3

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FreightCar America Inc was incorporated in Delaware. The Company is a manufacturer of aluminum-bodied railcars in North America. It specializes in the production of coal cars, which represented 68% of its deliveries of railcars in 2013. It designs and manufactures aluminum-bodied and steel-bodied railcars that transport a variety of different products. The balance of the Companys production consisted of a broad spectrum of railcar types. Its railcar manufacturing facilities are located in Danville, Illinois and Roanoke, Virginia. Both facilities have the capability to manufacture a variety of types of railcars, including aluminum-bodied and steel-bodied railcars. The Company also refurbishes and rebuilds railcars and sells forged, cast and fabricated parts for all of the railcars it produces, as well as those manufactured by others. The Companys operations comprise two reportable segments, Manufacturing and Services. Its Manufacturing segment includes new railcar manufacturing, used railcar sales, railcar leasing and major railcar rebuilds. Its Services segment includes general railcar repair and maintenance, inspections, parts sales and railcar fleet management services. Corporate includes administrative activities and all other non-operating activity. The Companys products and services include BethGon Series. Since it introduced the steel BethGon railcar in the late 1970s and the aluminum BethGon railcar in 1986, the BethGon railcar has become the often used coal car in North America. Its current BethGon II features lighter weight, higher capacity and increased durability suitable for long-haul coal carrying railcar service. AutoFlood Series; its aluminum bodied open-top hopper railcar, the AutoFlood, is a five-pocket coal car equipped with a bottom discharge gate mechanism. Other Coal Cars; it manufactures a variety of other types of aluminum and steel-bodied coal cars, including triple hopper, hybrid aluminum/stainless steel hoppers and gondolas and flat bottom gondola railcars. The Company operates in a highly competitive marketplace. Its competition is based on price, product design, and reputation for product quality, reliability of delivery and customer service and support. The Company is subject to federal, state, local and international environmental laws and regulations.
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