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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

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.19
TRN's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
66% of the 1156 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. TRN: 0.19 )
TRN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 0.37
Current: 0.19

0.01
0.37
Equity to Asset 0.34
TRN's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
63% of the 1147 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. TRN: 0.34 )
TRN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 0.61
Current: 0.34

0.3
0.61
Interest Coverage 4.13
TRN's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
65% of the 746 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 5.94 vs. TRN: 4.13 )
TRN' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 13.97
Current: 4.13

0.29
13.97
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.23
M-Score: -2.23
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 20.80
TRN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1162 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 6.82 vs. TRN: 20.80 )
TRN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -3.47   Max: 17.71
Current: 20.8

-3.47
17.71
Net-margin (%) 11.32
TRN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1162 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 4.57 vs. TRN: 11.32 )
TRN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -5.35   Max: 8.6
Current: 11.32

-5.35
8.6
ROE (%) 25.19
TRN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1148 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. TRN: 25.19 )
TRN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -7.86   Max: 20.07
Current: 25.19

-7.86
20.07
ROA (%) 8.43
TRN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 1169 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.92 vs. TRN: 8.43 )
TRN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -4.17   Max: 11.37
Current: 8.43

-4.17
11.37
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 19.75
TRN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 7.77 vs. TRN: 19.75 )
TRN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -5.53   Max: 38.12
Current: 19.75

-5.53
38.12
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 26.20
TRN's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1039 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. TRN: 26.20 )
TRN' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -23   Max: 26.2
Current: 26.2

-23
26.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 26.80
TRN's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 941 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. TRN: 26.80 )
TRN' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -78.5   Max: 244.8
Current: 26.8

-78.5
244.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 81.70
TRN's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 818 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. TRN: 81.70 )
TRN' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -41.8   Max: 81.7
Current: 81.7

-41.8
81.7
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

TRN Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 285,750 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 1,622,574 sh (+54.81%)
Paul Tudor Jones 19,170 sh (+7.7%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 28,080 sh (unchged)
Diamond Hill Capital 422,718 sh (-0.57%)
David Tepper 1,203,139 sh (-2.04%)
FPA Capital Fund 287,000 sh (-5%)
Mario Gabelli 109,766 sh (-9.41%)
First Pacific Advisors 598,650 sh (-9.93%)
David Dreman 225,503 sh (-10.33%)
Chuck Royce 818,237 sh (-13.89%)
John Keeley 24,815 sh (-33.09%)
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Q1 2014

TRN Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 611,350 sh (+113.95%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
FPA Capital Fund 286,300 sh (-0.24%)
First Pacific Advisors 597,150 sh (-0.25%)
Diamond Hill Capital 399,778 sh (-5.43%)
Mario Gabelli 99,616 sh (-9.25%)
Chuck Royce 645,587 sh (-21.1%)
John Keeley 19,135 sh (-22.89%)
David Tepper 695,444 sh (-42.2%)
Paul Tudor Jones 8,125 sh (-57.62%)
Steven Cohen 630,382 sh (-61.15%)
David Dreman 5,483 sh (-97.57%)
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Q2 2014

TRN Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Joel Greenblatt 19,976 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 29,149 sh (+79.38%)
Jim Simons 1,643,400 sh (+34.41%)
Diamond Hill Capital 800,840 sh (+0.16%)
Steven Cohen 1,109,000 sh (unchged)
David Tepper Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 181,832 sh (-8.73%)
Chuck Royce 1,084,574 sh (-16%)
David Dreman 8,814 sh (-19.62%)
First Pacific Advisors 938,900 sh (-21.38%)
FPA Capital Fund 450,000 sh (-21.41%)
John Keeley 7,870 sh (-79.44%)
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Q3 2014

TRN Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Pioneer Investments 389,736 sh (New)
David Dreman 9,996 sh (+13.41%)
Mario Gabelli 181,774 sh (-0.03%)
Diamond Hill Capital 793,889 sh (-0.87%)
First Pacific Advisors 925,400 sh (-1.44%)
Steven Cohen 1,055,500 sh (-4.82%)
FPA Capital Fund 427,500 sh (-5%)
Chuck Royce 862,174 sh (-20.51%)
John Keeley 5,430 sh (-31%)
Paul Tudor Jones 11,200 sh (-61.58%)
Joel Greenblatt 7,638 sh (-61.76%)
Jim Simons 517,500 sh (-68.51%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with TRN

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Reduce -61.76%0.01%$41.56 - $50.3 $ 27.92-40%7638
John Keeley 2014-09-30 Reduce -31%$41.56 - $50.3 $ 27.92-40%5430
David Tepper 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.55%$33.82 - $43.74 $ 27.92-29%0
FPA Capital Fund 2014-06-30 Reduce -21.41%0.47%$33.82 - $43.74 $ 27.92-29%450000
John Keeley 2014-06-30 Reduce -79.44%0.02%$33.82 - $43.74 $ 27.92-29%7870
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 New Buy0.01%$33.82 - $43.74 $ 27.92-29%19976
David Dreman 2014-03-31 Reduce -97.57%0.91%$27.08 - $37.32 $ 27.92-12%5483
David Tepper 2014-03-31 Reduce -42.2%0.35%$27.08 - $37.32 $ 27.92-12%695444
John Keeley 2014-03-31 Reduce -22.89%0.01%$27.08 - $37.32 $ 27.92-12%19135
John Keeley 2013-12-31 Reduce -33.09%0.01%$21.79 - $28.33 $ 27.9211%24815
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Guru Investment Theses on Trinity Industries Inc

Diamond Hill Capital Comments on Trinity Industries Inc - Oct 17, 2014

Railroad service company Trinity Industries, Inc. (TRN) rose as the company continues to benefit from strong sales in its Railcar Group. In addition, investors are increasingly expecting the size and duration of the product cycle to benefit from more stringent tank car regulations, potentially requiring customers to more aggressively update their fleets.

From Diamond Hill Capital (Trades, Portfolio)'s Small Cap Fund Third Quarter 2014 Commentary.

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Diamond Hill Capital Comments on Trinity Industries Inc - Jul 25, 2014

Railroad service company Trinity Industries, Inc. (TRN) reported better than expected revenue and profitability based on continued strength in demand for tank cars coupled with a meaningful positive impact from a large new customer (Element Financial).

From Diamond Hill Capital (Trades, Portfolio)'s Small Cap Fund Second Quarter 2014 Commentary.

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Diamond Hill Capital Comments on Trinity Industries Inc - Jun 26, 2014

Railroad service company Trinity Industries, Inc. (TRN) reported strong revenue and margins in addition to a significant two-year purchase agreement in its Rail segment, which continues to benefit from an increase in car demand for transporting oil.



From Diamond Hill Capital's Small Cap Fund Commentary – First Quarter 2014.



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Top Ranked Articles about Trinity Industries Inc

Diamond Hill Capital Comments on Trinity Industries Inc
Railroad service company Trinity Industries, Inc. (TRN) rose as the company continues to benefit from strong sales in its Railcar Group. In addition, investors are increasingly expecting the size and duration of the product cycle to benefit from more stringent tank car regulations, potentially requiring customers to more aggressively update their fleets. Read more...
Diamond Hill Capital Comments on Trinity Industries Inc
Railroad service company Trinity Industries, Inc. (TRN) reported better than expected revenue and profitability based on continued strength in demand for tank cars coupled with a meaningful positive impact from a large new customer (Element Financial). Read more...
Diamond Hill Capital Comments on Trinity Industries Inc
Railroad service company Trinity Industries, Inc. (TRN) reported strong revenue and margins in addition to a significant two-year purchase agreement in its Rail segment, which continues to benefit from an increase in car demand for transporting oil. Read more...

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 6.80
TRN's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 25.30 vs. TRN: 6.80 )
TRN' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.1   Max: 324.57
Current: 6.8

2.1
324.57
P/B 1.50
TRN's P/B is ranked higher than
72% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. TRN: 1.50 )
TRN' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 2.95
Current: 1.5

0.27
2.95
P/S 0.75
TRN's P/S is ranked higher than
79% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. TRN: 0.75 )
TRN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 1.4
Current: 0.75

0.14
1.4
PFCF 42.30
TRN's PFCF is ranked higher than
80% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. TRN: 42.30 )
TRN' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.1   Max: 323.79
Current: 42.3

5.1
323.79
EV-to-EBIT 6.41
TRN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
98% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 20.59 vs. TRN: 6.41 )
TRN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -73   Max: 175.6
Current: 6.41

-73
175.6
PEG 0.12
TRN's PEG is ranked higher than
100% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. TRN: 0.12 )
TRN' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 3.01
Current: 0.12

0.04
3.01
Shiller P/E 20.69
TRN's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
86% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 38.40 vs. TRN: 20.69 )
TRN' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 3.33   Max: 974.25
Current: 20.69

3.33
974.25
Current Ratio 2.88
TRN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 1163 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. TRN: 2.88 )
TRN' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 3.36
Current: 2.88

0.68
3.36
Quick Ratio 1.64
TRN's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 1163 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. TRN: 1.64 )
TRN' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: -0.54   Max: 2.09
Current: 1.64

-0.54
2.09

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.25
TRN's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
67% of the 883 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. TRN: 1.25 )
TRN' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 4.61
Current: 1.25

0.38
4.61
Dividend Payout 0.08
TRN's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
100% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. TRN: 0.08 )
TRN' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 4
Current: 0.08

0.04
4
Dividend growth (3y) 16.00
TRN's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
90% of the 662 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. TRN: 16.00 )
TRN' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -30.7   Max: 21.8
Current: 16

-30.7
21.8
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.10
TRN's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
54% of the 897 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. TRN: 2.10 )
TRN' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 8.05
Current: 2.1

0.66
8.05
Share Buyback Rate 0.20
TRN's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
88% of the 707 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. TRN: 0.20 )
TRN' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 5.1   Max: -7.5
Current: 0.2

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 2.01
TRN's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
70% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. TRN: 2.01 )
TRN' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 3.63
Current: 2.01

0.49
3.63
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.67
TRN's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 6.32 vs. TRN: 2.67 )
TRN' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 49.48
Current: 2.67

0.61
49.48
Price/Median PS Value 0.97
TRN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
83% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. TRN: 0.97 )
TRN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 1.64
Current: 0.97

0.24
1.64
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.27
TRN's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
100% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. TRN: 0.27 )
TRN' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 4.66
Current: 0.27

0.11
4.66
Price/Graham Number 0.76
TRN's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
88% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. TRN: 0.76 )
TRN' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 4.25
Current: 0.76

0.25
4.25
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 15.60
TRN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1150 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. TRN: 15.60 )
TRN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 24.6
Current: 15.6

0.6
24.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 46.13
TRN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
98% of the 798 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.67 vs. TRN: 46.13 )
TRN' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -39.2   Max: 49.8
Current: 46.13

-39.2
49.8

Business Description

Industry: Transportation & Logistics » Railroads
Compare:UNP, EJPRY, CSX, MTRJY, CP » details
Traded in other countries:TTA.Germany, TRN.Mexico,
Trinity Industries, Inc. was incorporated in 1933. It became a Delaware Corporation in 1987. The Company owns a variety of businesses which provide products and services to the industrial, energy, transportation, and construction sectors. The Company manufactures and sells railcars and railcar parts, inland barges, structural wind towers, highway products, concrete and aggregates, tank containers, and steel parts and components. In addition, it leases railcars to its customers through a captive leasing business, Trinity Industries Leasing Company. The Company serves its customers through five business groups. Its five operating segments are the Rail Group, Construction Products Group, Inland Barge Group, Energy Equipment Group, and Railcar Leasing and Management Services Group. The Company's Rail Group is a manufacturer of freight Railcars and tank cars in North America. It also offers railcar solutions to its customers. Through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, primarily Trinity Industries Leasing Company, and a majority-owned subsidiary, TRIP Rail Holdings LLC, the Company offers operating leases for tank cars and freight cars. TILC also offers management and administrative services. It's Railcar Leasing and Management Services Group is a provider of leasing and management services and an important strategic resource that uniquely links its Rail Group with its customers. Through its wholly owned subsidiaries, the Company's Construction Products Group produces concrete and aggregates and manufactures highway products as well as other steel products for infrastructure-related projects. Through its wholly owned subsidiaries, the Company's Inland Barge Group is the manufacturer of inland barges and fiberglass barge covers in the United States. The Company manufactures a variety of dry cargo barges, such as deck barges, and open or covered hopper barges that transport various commodities, such as grain, coal, and aggregates. It also manufactures tank barges used to transport liquid products. Its fiberglass reinforced lift covers are used mainly for grain barges. Through wholly-owned subsidiaries, its Energy Equipment Group manufactures structural wind towers; utility, traffic, and lighting structures; storage containers; and tank heads for pressure and non-pressure vessels. The Company sells all of its products and services through its own sales personnel operating from offices in multiple locations in the United States as well as Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom, Singapore, and Sweden. It also uses independent sales representatives to a limited extent. Products manufactured at its railcar manufacturing facilities require a supply of raw materials such as steel, as well as numerous specialty components such as brakes, wheels, axles, side frames, bolsters, and bearings. The main material used in its Rail, Inland Barge, and Energy Equipment Groups is steel. The Company competes with all geographic markets and each industry sector in wh
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Diamond Hill Small Cap Fund Third Quarter Letter Oct 25 2014 
Diamond Hill Capital Comments on Trinity Industries Inc Oct 17 2014 
Diamond Hill Small Cap Fund Third Quarter 2014 Commentary Oct 17 2014 
Stock Screen: The Railroad Industry Sep 15 2014 
Diamond Hill Capital Comments on Trinity Industries Inc Jul 25 2014 
Diamond Hill Small Cap Fund Second Quarter 2014 Commentary Jul 25 2014 
Diamond Hill Capital Comments on Trinity Industries Inc Jun 26 2014 
Diamond Hill Small Cap Fund Commentary – First Quarter 2014 Jun 25 2014 
Greenbrier: Creating a Better Investment Opportunity Mar 04 2014 
Trinity Industries: They've Been Workin' on the Railcars Oct 25 2013 

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