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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

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.45
WAB's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
76% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. WAB: 0.45 )
WAB' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.45

Equity to Asset 0.56
WAB's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
83% of the 1042 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. WAB: 0.56 )
WAB' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.83   Max: 0.58
Current: 0.56

-0.83
0.58
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 5.91
M-Score: -2.10
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 : 10/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 17.04
WAB's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1041 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 6.73 vs. WAB: 17.04 )
WAB' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 6.74   Max: 22.47
Current: 17.04

6.74
22.47
Net-margin (%) 11.39
WAB's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1049 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 4.25 vs. WAB: 11.39 )
WAB' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -6.53   Max: 11.39
Current: 11.39

-6.53
11.39
ROE (%) 18.43
WAB's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1025 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 7.11 vs. WAB: 18.43 )
WAB' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -22.81   Max: 25.19
Current: 18.43

-22.81
25.19
ROA (%) 10.36
WAB's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1054 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.89 vs. WAB: 10.36 )
WAB' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -7.72   Max: 12.79
Current: 10.36

-7.72
12.79
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 58.75
WAB's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1043 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 7.75 vs. WAB: 58.75 )
WAB' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 19.79   Max: 72.51
Current: 58.75

19.79
72.51
Revenue Growth (%) 19.10
WAB's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 954 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. WAB: 19.10 )
WAB' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -14.3   Max: 22.9
Current: 19.1

-14.3
22.9
EBITDA Growth (%) 26.20
WAB's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 856 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. WAB: 26.20 )
WAB' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -24.4   Max: 33.4
Current: 26.2

-24.4
33.4
EPS Growth (%) 33.10
WAB's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 754 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. WAB: 33.10 )
WAB' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -39.4   Max: 50.1
Current: 33.1

-39.4
50.1
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

WAB Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Ron Baron 50,870 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 63,000 sh (+107.24%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
John Keeley 988,813 sh (-4.04%)
Mariko Gordon 1,160,607 sh (-5.5%)
Columbia Wanger 1,200,000 sh (-6.54%)
Chuck Royce 1,577,653 sh (-21.28%)
First Pacific Advisors 2,800 sh (-26.32%)
Steven Cohen 44,900 sh (-45.58%)
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Q4 2013

WAB Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Ron Baron 366,750 sh (+620.96%)
Columbia Wanger 1,200,000 sh (unchged)
First Pacific Advisors 2,800 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Mariko Gordon 1,077,114 sh (-7.19%)
Chuck Royce 1,311,353 sh (-16.88%)
John Keeley 566,008 sh (-42.76%)
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Q1 2014

WAB Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Ray Dalio 7,578 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 23,642 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 74,453 sh (New)
Ron Baron 484,529 sh (+32.11%)
First Pacific Advisors 2,800 sh (unchged)
Columbia Wanger 1,200,000 sh (unchged)
Mariko Gordon 838,264 sh (-22.17%)
Chuck Royce 825,279 sh (-37.07%)
John Keeley 121,590 sh (-78.52%)
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Q2 2014

WAB Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 71,600 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 122,253 sh (+64.2%)
Columbia Wanger 1,200,000 sh (unchged)
First Pacific Advisors 2,800 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Ron Baron 482,386 sh (-0.44%)
John Keeley 119,990 sh (-1.32%)
Mariko Gordon 776,506 sh (-7.37%)
Chuck Royce 740,679 sh (-10.25%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with WAB

(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
Mariko Gordon 2014-06-30 Reduce -7.37%0.19%$70.82 - $83.28 $ 84.189%776506
Ray Dalio 2014-06-30 Sold Out $70.82 - $83.28 $ 84.189%0
Mariko Gordon 2014-03-31 Reduce -22.17%0.73%$70.89 - $81.61 $ 84.1810%838264
John Keeley 2014-03-31 Reduce -78.52%0.56%$70.89 - $81.61 $ 84.1810%121590
Ron Baron 2014-03-31 Add 32.11%0.04%$70.89 - $81.61 $ 84.1810%484529
Ray Dalio 2014-03-31 New Buy$70.89 - $81.61 $ 84.1810%7578
John Keeley 2013-12-31 Reduce -42.76%0.47%$62.44 - $74.16 $ 84.1825%566008
Mariko Gordon 2013-12-31 Reduce -7.19%0.24%$62.44 - $74.16 $ 84.1825%1077114
Ron Baron 2013-12-31 Add 620.96%0.09%$62.44 - $74.16 $ 84.1825%366750
Mariko Gordon 2013-09-30 Reduce -5.5%0.18%$53.3 - $62.97 $ 84.1843%1160607
Ron Baron 2013-09-30 New Buy0.02%$53.3 - $62.97 $ 84.1843%50870
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 25.80
WAB's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1104 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 23.00 vs. WAB: 25.80 )
WAB' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.94   Max: 35.16
Current: 25.8

8.94
35.16
P/B 4.60
WAB's P/B is ranked lower than
58% of the 1104 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. WAB: 4.60 )
WAB' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.74   Max: 4.82
Current: 4.6

1.74
4.82
P/S 2.98
WAB's P/S is ranked lower than
66% of the 1104 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. WAB: 2.98 )
WAB' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.74   Max: 3.03
Current: 2.98

0.74
3.03
PFCF 28.83
WAB's PFCF is ranked higher than
73% of the 1104 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 155.74 vs. WAB: 28.83 )
WAB' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 6.95   Max: 41.85
Current: 28.83

6.95
41.85
EV-to-EBIT 17.64
WAB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
78% of the 1104 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 20.51 vs. WAB: 17.64 )
WAB' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.6   Max: 20.5
Current: 17.64

6.6
20.5
PEG 1.05
WAB's PEG is ranked higher than
93% of the 1104 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. WAB: 1.05 )
WAB' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 22.61
Current: 1.05

0.31
22.61
Shiller P/E 39.24
WAB's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
69% of the 1104 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 53.15 vs. WAB: 39.24 )
WAB' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 14.67   Max: 44.38
Current: 39.24

14.67
44.38
Current Ratio 2.28
WAB's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 695 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. WAB: 2.28 )
WAB' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.37   Max: 2.5
Current: 2.28

1.37
2.5
Quick Ratio 1.56
WAB's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 695 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. WAB: 1.56 )
WAB' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.77   Max: 1.81
Current: 1.56

0.77
1.81

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.21
WAB's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
93% of the 809 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. WAB: 0.21 )
WAB' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 0.28
Current: 0.21

0.06
0.28
Dividend Payout 0.05
WAB's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
99% of the 1104 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.79 vs. WAB: 0.05 )
WAB' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 0.2
Current: 0.05

0.01
0.2
Dividend growth (3y) 86.60
WAB's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
99% of the 594 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. WAB: 86.60 )
WAB' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 86.6
Current: 86.6

0
86.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.60
WAB's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
63% of the 824 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. WAB: 2.60 )
WAB' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 2.6
Current: 2.6

0.39
2.6
Share Buyback Rate -0.30
WAB's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
80% of the 652 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. WAB: -0.30 )
WAB' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0.8   Max: -18.6
Current: -0.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 16.00
WAB's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
65% of the 1104 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. WAB: 16.00 )
WAB' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 8.67   Max: 615
Current: 16

8.67
615
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.93
WAB's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1104 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. WAB: 1.93 )
WAB' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.4   Max: 15.2
Current: 1.93

1.4
15.2
Price/Median PS Value 1.06
WAB's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
76% of the 1104 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. WAB: 1.06 )
WAB' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 1.45
Current: 1.06

0.22
1.45
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.05
WAB's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 1104 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. WAB: 1.05 )
WAB' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 8.36
Current: 1.05

0.57
8.36
Price/Graham Number 4.27
WAB's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
51% of the 1104 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. WAB: 4.27 )
WAB' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 3.48   Max: 19.52
Current: 4.27

3.48
19.52
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.70
WAB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
70% of the 982 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. WAB: 5.70 )
WAB' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.9   Max: 15.1
Current: 5.7

4.9
15.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 26.30
WAB's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
94% of the 856 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 4.91 vs. WAB: 26.30 )
WAB' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -17.1   Max: 35.6
Current: 26.3

-17.1
35.6

Business Description

Industry: Transportation & Logistics » Railroads
Compare:TRN, UNP, EJPRY, CSX, MTRJY » details
Traded in other countries:WB2.Germany
Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp. is incorporated in Delaware. It is a provider of value-added, technology-based products and services for the rail industry. The Company's products enhance safety, improve productivity and reduce maintenance costs for customers, and many of its core products and services are essential in the safe and efficient operation of freight rail and passenger transit vehicles. The Company provides its products and services through two main business segments, the Freight Group and the Transit Group, both of which have different market characteristics and business drivers. The Freight Group mainly manufactures and services components for new and existing freight cars and locomotives, builds new switcher locomotives and rebuilds freight locomotives. Customers include large, publicly traded railroads, leasing companies and manufacturers of original equipment such as locomotives and freight cars around the world. The Transit Group mainly manufactures and services components for new and existing passenger transit vehicles, typically subway cars and buses, builds new commuter locomotives and refurbishes subway cars. Customers include public transit authorities and municipalities, leasing companies and manufacturers of subway cars and buses around the world. Its customers include railroads throughout North America, as well as in the United Kingdom, Australia, Europe, Asia and South Africa; manufacturers of transportation equipment, such as locomotives, freight cars, subway vehicles and buses; lessors of such equipment; and passenger transit authorities, mainly those in North America. It operates in a competitive marketplace and face competition from a limited number of established competitors in the United States and abroad, some of which might have greater financial resources than it does. Within North America, New York Air Brake Company, a subsidiary of the German air brake producer Knorr-Bremse AG is its main overall OEM competitor. Its competition for locomotive, freight and passenger transit service and repair is mainly from the railroads' and passenger transit authorities' in-house operations, Electro-Motive Diesel, GE Transportation Systems, and New York Air Brake/Knorr.
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