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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt No Debt
RAIL's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
100% of the 837 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.31 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: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.76
RAIL's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
90% of the 834 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. RAIL: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
RAIL' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.19  Med: 0.54 Max: 0.76
Current: 0.76
-0.19
0.76
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 4.47
Beneish M-Score: -2.02
WACC vs ROIC
11.81%
0.19%
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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % -0.51
RAIL's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
78% of the 837 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 5.43 vs. RAIL: -0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
RAIL' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.04  Med: 2.15 Max: 6.05
Current: -0.51
-15.04
6.05
Net Margin % 0.06
RAIL's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
73% of the 842 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.42 vs. RAIL: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
RAIL' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.94  Med: 1.76 Max: 4.12
Current: 0.06
-8.94
4.12
ROE % 0.11
RAIL's ROE % is ranked lower than
73% of the 828 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 6.22 vs. RAIL: 0.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
RAIL' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.32  Med: 3.98 Max: 14.66
Current: 0.11
-9.32
14.66
ROA % 0.08
RAIL's ROA % is ranked lower than
72% of the 850 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.72 vs. RAIL: 0.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
RAIL' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.79  Med: 2.3 Max: 8.03
Current: 0.08
-4.79
8.03
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -1.50
RAIL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
81% of the 833 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 9.14 vs. RAIL: -1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
RAIL' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -46.69  Med: 14.79 Max: 157.99
Current: -1.5
-46.69
157.99
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 20.70
RAIL's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
92% of the 734 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. RAIL: 20.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
RAIL' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 3.8 Max: 47
Current: 20.7
0
47
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Business Description

Industry: Transportation & Logistics » Railroads    NAICS: 336510    SIC: 3743
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Traded in other countries:FAR.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
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 of single reportable segments, Manufacturing. Its Manufacturing segment includes new railcar manufacturing, used railcar sales, railcar leasing and railcar rebuilds. 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
PE Ratio 872.50
RAIL's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
100% of the 636 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 18.00 vs. RAIL: 872.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
RAIL' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.62  Med: 10.81 Max: 874.5
Current: 872.5
3.62
874.5
PE Ratio without NRI 872.50
RAIL's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
100% of the 633 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 17.75 vs. RAIL: 872.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
RAIL' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.62  Med: 10.81 Max: 874.5
Current: 872.5
3.62
874.5
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 10.97
RAIL's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
73% of the 339 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 18.97 vs. RAIL: 10.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
RAIL' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.37  Med: 11.21 Max: 114.75
Current: 10.97
3.37
114.75
PB Ratio 0.85
RAIL's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 809 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. RAIL: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
RAIL' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 1.37 Max: 4.89
Current: 0.85
0.54
4.89
PS Ratio 0.42
RAIL's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 820 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. RAIL: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
RAIL' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.5 Max: 2.52
Current: 0.42
0.2
2.52
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 10.00
RAIL's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
68% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 16.68 vs. RAIL: 10.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
RAIL' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.28  Med: 9.53 Max: 131.72
Current: 10
3.28
131.72
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 6.48
RAIL's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
60% of the 482 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 8.30 vs. RAIL: 6.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
RAIL' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.95  Med: 8.14 Max: 1078.67
Current: 6.48
2.95
1078.67
EV-to-EBITDA 15.71
RAIL's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
67% of the 709 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 10.99 vs. RAIL: 15.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
RAIL' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -178.7  Med: 2.4 Max: 78.7
Current: 15.71
-178.7
78.7
Shiller PE Ratio 32.17
RAIL's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 234 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 21.60 vs. RAIL: 32.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
RAIL' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.94  Med: 14.15 Max: 32.78
Current: 32.17
7.94
32.78
Current Ratio 4.47
RAIL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 829 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. RAIL: 4.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
RAIL' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.03  Med: 2.89 Max: 4.47
Current: 4.47
1.03
4.47
Quick Ratio 3.05
RAIL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 829 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. RAIL: 3.05 )
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: 3.05
0.29
3.39
Days Inventory 90.02
RAIL's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
90% of the 663 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 11.99 vs. RAIL: 90.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
RAIL' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.74  Med: 53.35 Max: 128.27
Current: 90.02
21.74
128.27
Days Sales Outstanding 15.72
RAIL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
84% of the 623 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 43.55 vs. RAIL: 15.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
RAIL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.49  Med: 7.3 Max: 35.76
Current: 15.72
2.49
35.76
Days Payable 25.30
RAIL's Days Payable is ranked lower than
68% of the 525 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 38.29 vs. RAIL: 25.30 )
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: 25.3
18.14
33.55

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield % 2.06
RAIL's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
58% of the 982 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.53 vs. RAIL: 2.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
RAIL' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.96 Max: 3.23
Current: 2.06
0.2
3.23
Dividend Payout Ratio 18.00
RAIL's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
99% of the 505 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. RAIL: 18.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
RAIL' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.25 Max: 18
Current: 18
0.11
18
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 14.50
RAIL's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
72% of the 406 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. RAIL: 14.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
RAIL' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -37 Max: 58.7
Current: 14.5
0
58.7
Forward Dividend Yield % 2.06
RAIL's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
59% of the 902 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.73 vs. RAIL: 2.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 2.08
RAIL's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
76% of the 1078 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. RAIL: 2.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
RAIL' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.96 Max: 3.23
Current: 2.08
0.2
3.23
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.90
RAIL's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 427 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: -2.00 vs. RAIL: -0.90 )
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: -0.3 Max: 0
Current: -0.9
-22.6
0

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price-to-Net-Cash 8.19
RAIL's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked higher than
54% of the 61 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 9.00 vs. RAIL: 8.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Cash only.
RAIL' s Price-to-Net-Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.88  Med: 16.12 Max: 36.8
Current: 8.19
5.88
36.8
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 1.35
RAIL's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 172 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 4.99 vs. RAIL: 1.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
RAIL' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.97  Med: 3.79 Max: 194.19
Current: 1.35
0.97
194.19
Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.92
RAIL's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
66% of the 748 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. RAIL: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
RAIL' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.66  Med: 1.61 Max: 12.6
Current: 0.92
0.66
12.6
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.04
RAIL's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
61% of the 412 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. RAIL: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
RAIL' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 0.95 Max: 16.73
Current: 1.04
0.41
16.73
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.83
RAIL's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
75% of the 774 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. RAIL: 0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
RAIL' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 1.01 Max: 4.82
Current: 0.83
0.46
4.82
Price-to-Graham-Number 5.45
RAIL's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
97% of the 527 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. RAIL: 5.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
RAIL' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.97 Max: 5.47
Current: 5.45
0.38
5.47
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -2.42
RAIL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
82% of the 850 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 4.76 vs. RAIL: -2.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
RAIL' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -31.8  Med: 13.05 Max: 366
Current: -2.42
-31.8
366

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $514.68
EPS (TTM) $ 0.02
Beta1.61
Short Percentage of Float5.30%
52-Week Range $10.87 - 18.19
Shares Outstanding (Mil)12.42

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) -0.47 -0.04
EPS without NRI ($) -0.47 -0.04
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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