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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 : 9/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
RAIL's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
100% of the 810 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. RAIL: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
RAIL' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.69
RAIL's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
85% of the 804 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. RAIL: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
RAIL' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.19  Med: 0.53 Max: 0.69
Current: 0.69
-0.19
0.69
Interest Coverage 318.63
RAIL's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
91% of the 644 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. RAIL: 318.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
RAIL' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.83  Med: 52.21 Max: 565.51
Current: 318.63
8.83
565.51
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 5.05
M-Score: -0.94
WACC vs ROIC
14.70%
36.63%
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 8.38
RAIL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 800 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 6.09 vs. RAIL: 8.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
RAIL' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.04  Med: 1.94 Max: 13.78
Current: 8.38
-15.04
13.78
Net-margin (%) 5.62
RAIL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 808 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 4.13 vs. RAIL: 5.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
RAIL' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.94  Med: 1.50 Max: 8.91
Current: 5.62
-8.94
8.91
ROE (%) 20.78
RAIL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 796 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 6.96 vs. RAIL: 20.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
RAIL' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.32  Med: 2.74 Max: 86.96
Current: 20.78
-9.32
86.96
ROA (%) 11.62
RAIL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 820 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.92 vs. RAIL: 11.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
RAIL' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.79  Med: 1.49 Max: 39.9
Current: 11.62
-4.79
39.9
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 46.18
RAIL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 799 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 9.71 vs. RAIL: 46.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
RAIL' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -46.69  Med: 15.22 Max: 821.85
Current: 46.18
-46.69
821.85
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 3.80
RAIL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. RAIL: 3.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
RAIL' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 1.20 Max: 47
Current: 3.8
0
47
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 10.20
RAIL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 604 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. RAIL: 10.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
RAIL' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 6.20 Max: 111.3
Current: 10.2
0
111.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 17.70
RAIL's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 526 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. RAIL: 17.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
RAIL' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 3.80 Max: 56.5
Current: 17.7
0
56.5
» RAIL's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-08-06)


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

RAIL Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 83,774 sh (+26.11%)
Arnold Schneider 424,202 sh (+1.71%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Chuck Royce 161,400 sh (-13.23%)
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Q3 2015

RAIL Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 41,824 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 161,400 sh (unchged)
Arnold Schneider 185,305 sh (-56.32%)
Jim Simons 18,000 sh (-78.51%)
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Q4 2015

RAIL Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 45,929 sh (+155.16%)
Chuck Royce 161,400 sh (unchged)
Arnold Schneider Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 36,281 sh (-13.25%)
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Q1 2016

RAIL Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 128,690 sh (+180.19%)
Paul Tudor Jones 62,010 sh (+70.92%)
Chuck Royce 246,400 sh (+52.66%)
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Business Description

Industry: Transportation & Logistics » Railroads
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FreightCar America Inc is a manufacturer of aluminum-bodied railcars in North America. The Company specializes in production of coal cars.

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 Company's 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 Company's operations comprise two reportable segments, Manufacturing and Services. Its Manufacturing segment includes new railcar manufacturing, used railcar sales, railcar leasing and 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 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.

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 3.83
RAIL's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
93% of the 704 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 15.15 vs. RAIL: 3.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
RAIL' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.61  Med: 11.91 Max: 66.47
Current: 3.83
3.61
66.47
Forward P/E 10.80
RAIL's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
68% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 13.70 vs. RAIL: 10.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 3.82
RAIL's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
93% of the 653 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 15.33 vs. RAIL: 3.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
RAIL' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.6  Med: 11.85 Max: 66.63
Current: 3.82
3.6
66.63
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 46.21
RAIL's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
82% of the 342 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 15.91 vs. RAIL: 46.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
RAIL' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.37  Med: 11.75 Max: 55.14
Current: 46.21
3.37
55.14
P/B 0.69
RAIL's P/B is ranked higher than
69% of the 849 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. RAIL: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
RAIL' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.65  Med: 1.48 Max: 9.51
Current: 0.69
0.65
9.51
P/S 0.23
RAIL's P/S is ranked higher than
88% of the 843 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. RAIL: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
RAIL' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.52 Max: 2.52
Current: 0.23
0.2
2.52
EV-to-EBIT 1.26
RAIL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
98% of the 706 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 13.26 vs. RAIL: 1.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
RAIL' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -64  Med: 2.50 Max: 44.2
Current: 1.26
-64
44.2
EV-to-EBITDA 1.05
RAIL's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
98% of the 753 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 9.23 vs. RAIL: 1.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
RAIL' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -178.7  Med: 2.50 Max: 78.7
Current: 1.05
-178.7
78.7
Shiller P/E 8.31
RAIL's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
79% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 19.57 vs. RAIL: 8.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
RAIL' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.9  Med: 13.81 Max: 20.52
Current: 8.31
7.9
20.52
Current Ratio 3.22
RAIL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 775 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. RAIL: 3.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
RAIL' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.03  Med: 2.83 Max: 4.12
Current: 3.22
1.03
4.12
Quick Ratio 1.61
RAIL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 775 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. RAIL: 1.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
RAIL' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 1.77 Max: 3.39
Current: 1.61
0.29
3.39
Days Inventory 69.89
RAIL's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
87% of the 626 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 12.24 vs. RAIL: 69.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
RAIL' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.39  Med: 52.31 Max: 128.27
Current: 69.89
21.39
128.27
Days Sales Outstanding 8.07
RAIL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
91% of the 614 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 40.81 vs. RAIL: 8.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
RAIL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.49  Med: 6.42 Max: 35.76
Current: 8.07
2.49
35.76
Days Payable 20.43
RAIL's Days Payable is ranked lower than
73% of the 511 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 35.68 vs. RAIL: 20.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
RAIL' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.14  Med: 22.44 Max: 33.55
Current: 20.43
18.14
33.55

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.50
RAIL's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
54% of the 919 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.67 vs. RAIL: 2.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
RAIL' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.89 Max: 2.64
Current: 2.5
0.06
2.64
Dividend Payout 0.09
RAIL's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
94% of the 530 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. RAIL: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
RAIL' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.08 Max: 0.67
Current: 0.09
0.01
0.67
Dividend Growth (3y) 14.50
RAIL's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
74% of the 387 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. RAIL: 14.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
RAIL' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -50.00 Max: 58.7
Current: 14.5
0
58.7
Forward Dividend Yield 2.48
RAIL's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
58% of the 844 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.94 vs. RAIL: 2.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.50
RAIL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
67% of the 967 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.64 vs. RAIL: 2.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
RAIL' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.89 Max: 2.64
Current: 2.5
0.06
2.64
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.00
RAIL's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 398 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: -2.20 vs. RAIL: -1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
RAIL' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.6  Med: -0.30 Max: 0
Current: -1
-22.6
0

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 1.14
RAIL's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
88% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 5.55 vs. RAIL: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
RAIL' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.24  Med: 3.93 Max: 194.19
Current: 1.14
1.24
194.19
Price/Tangible Book 0.74
RAIL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
67% of the 784 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. RAIL: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
RAIL' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 1.70 Max: 12.6
Current: 0.74
0.81
12.6
Price/Median PS Value 0.41
RAIL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 812 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. RAIL: 0.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
RAIL' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 1.01 Max: 4.63
Current: 0.41
0.44
4.63
Price/Graham Number 0.35
RAIL's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
92% of the 578 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. RAIL: 0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
RAIL' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.97 Max: 4.93
Current: 0.35
0.38
4.93
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 80.23
RAIL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 890 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. RAIL: 80.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
RAIL' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.3  Med: 24.60 Max: 366
Current: 80.23
2.3
366

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $828.6
EPS (TTM) $ 3.78
Beta1.75
Short Percentage of Float3.63%
52-Week Range $12.85 - 24.95
Shares Outstanding (Mil)12.36

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $) 589 492
EPS ($) 1.35 0.68
EPS w/o NRI ($) 1.35 0.68
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($) 0.36 0.36
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