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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.

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Interest Coverage 48.97
PWX's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 689 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 9.04 vs. PWX: 48.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
PWX' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 48.97
Current: 48.97
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48.97
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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•

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Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

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Business Description

Industry: Transportation & Logistics » Railroads  
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Headquarter Location:USA
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.

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Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield % 0.64
PWX's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
90% of the 1014 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.25 vs. PWX: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
PWX' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0.64
Current: 0.64
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0.64
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.76
PWX's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
74% of the 536 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 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  Med: 0 Max: 0.76
Current: 0.76
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0.76
Forward Dividend Yield % 0.64
PWX's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
92% of the 940 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.33 vs. PWX: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
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5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.64
PWX's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1105 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.49 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  Med: 0 Max: 0.64
Current: 0.64
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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

Piotroski F-Score Details

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CFROA > ROAN
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Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
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