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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 No Debt
RAIL's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
100% of the 758 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.30 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
0.22
No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.68
RAIL's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
85% of the 753 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. RAIL: 0.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
RAIL' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.19  Med: 0.56 Max: 0.78
Current: 0.68
-0.19
0.78
Piotroski F-Score: 1
Altman Z-Score: 2.98
Beneish M-Score: -2.67
WACC vs ROIC
7.19%
-27.10%
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 : 2/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % -14.63
RAIL's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
93% of the 759 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 6.37 vs. RAIL: -14.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
RAIL' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.32  Med: 0.95 Max: 5.3
Current: -14.63
-15.32
5.3
Net Margin % -10.46
RAIL's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
87% of the 759 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.99 vs. RAIL: -10.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
RAIL' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.46  Med: 1.27 Max: 4.12
Current: -10.46
-10.46
4.12
ROE % -13.34
RAIL's ROE % is ranked lower than
89% of the 742 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 7.38 vs. RAIL: -13.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
RAIL' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.34  Med: 2.74 Max: 14.66
Current: -13.34
-13.34
14.66
ROA % -9.90
RAIL's ROA % is ranked lower than
94% of the 765 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. RAIL: -9.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
RAIL' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.9  Med: 1.49 Max: 8.03
Current: -9.9
-9.9
8.03
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -38.40
RAIL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
97% of the 761 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 9.73 vs. RAIL: -38.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
RAIL' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -46.69  Med: 7.62 Max: 51.87
Current: -38.4
-46.69
51.87
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -12.30
RAIL's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
84% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. RAIL: -12.30 )
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: -43.6  Med: 5.25 Max: 47
Current: -12.3
-43.6
47
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Guru Trades

Q3 2017

RAIL Guru Trades in Q3 2017

Prem Watsa 110,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 41,799 sh (+19.43%)
Chuck Royce 1,282,174 sh (+0.10%)
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Q4 2017

RAIL Guru Trades in Q4 2017

Jim Simons 57,000 sh (+36.37%)
Prem Watsa 150,000 sh (+36.36%)
Chuck Royce 1,177,223 sh (-8.19%)
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Q1 2018

RAIL Guru Trades in Q1 2018

Prem Watsa 180,000 sh (+20.00%)
Jim Simons 64,700 sh (+13.51%)
Chuck Royce 1,270,221 sh (+7.90%)
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Q2 2018

RAIL Guru Trades in Q2 2018

Chuck Royce 1,460,910 sh (+15.01%)
Jim Simons 66,500 sh (+2.78%)
Prem Watsa 180,000 sh (unchged)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with RAIL

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GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Prem Watsa 2018-03-31 Add 20.00%0.03%$12.94 - $16.7 $ 18.2120%180,000
Prem Watsa 2017-12-31 Add 36.36%0.05%$14.29 - $20.15 $ 18.215%150,000
Prem Watsa 2017-09-30 New Buy0.18%$15.86 - $20.09 $ 18.214%110,000
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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 is a manufacturer of aluminum-bodied railcars in North America. The Company specializes in production of coal cars. It also designs and builds bulk commodity cars, covered hopper cars, intermodal and non intermodal flat cars, mill gondola cars, coil steel cars, and boxcars.

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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PB Ratio 1.03
RAIL's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 734 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. RAIL: 1.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
RAIL' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 1.23 Max: 2.75
Current: 1.03
0.54
2.75
PS Ratio 0.77
RAIL's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 736 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. RAIL: 0.77 )
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: 0.77
0.2
2.52
EV-to-EBIT -3.40
RAIL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 626 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 15.49 vs. RAIL: -3.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
RAIL' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -64  Med: 1.2 Max: 50.4
Current: -3.4
-64
50.4
EV-to-EBITDA -4.46
RAIL's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 673 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 11.14 vs. RAIL: -4.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
RAIL' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -99.8  Med: 2.2 Max: 78.7
Current: -4.46
-99.8
78.7
EV-to-Revenue 0.50
RAIL's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
84% of the 748 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. RAIL: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
RAIL' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.3 Max: 2.1
Current: 0.5
0.1
2.1
Shiller PE Ratio 49.63
RAIL's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
89% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 21.75 vs. RAIL: 49.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
RAIL' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.94  Med: 15.51 Max: 80.36
Current: 49.63
7.94
80.36
Current Ratio 3.24
RAIL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 746 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. RAIL: 3.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
RAIL' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.03  Med: 2.99 Max: 5.08
Current: 3.24
1.03
5.08
Quick Ratio 1.78
RAIL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 746 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. RAIL: 1.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
RAIL' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 1.8 Max: 3.84
Current: 1.78
0.29
3.84
Days Inventory 82.61
RAIL's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
91% of the 614 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 11.07 vs. RAIL: 82.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
RAIL' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.74  Med: 58.12 Max: 128.27
Current: 82.61
21.74
128.27
Days Sales Outstanding 31.12
RAIL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
70% of the 723 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 47.32 vs. RAIL: 31.12 )
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: 31.12
2.49
35.76
Days Payable 45.65
RAIL's Days Payable is ranked higher than
58% of the 697 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 39.52 vs. RAIL: 45.65 )
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: 45.65
Current: 45.65
18.14
45.65

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 0.49
RAIL's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
94% of the 1056 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. RAIL: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
RAIL' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 1.08 Max: 3.23
Current: 0.49
0.2
3.23
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 4.00
RAIL's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
52% of the 388 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. RAIL: 4.00 )
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: -18.5 Max: 58.7
Current: 4
0
58.7
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.67
RAIL's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
91% of the 1039 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.97 vs. RAIL: 0.67 )
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: 0.27  Med: 1.48 Max: 4.43
Current: 0.67
0.27
4.43
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.90
RAIL's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 439 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: -3.00 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: -0.35 Max: 2.5
Current: -0.9
-22.6
2.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 2.00
RAIL's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
85% of the 171 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 4.88 vs. RAIL: 2.00 )
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: 3.62 Max: 194.19
Current: 2
0.97
194.19
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.12
RAIL's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
57% of the 676 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. RAIL: 1.12 )
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: 1.5 Max: 12.6
Current: 1.12
0.66
12.6
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 3.82
RAIL's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
87% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. RAIL: 3.82 )
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: 1.08 Max: 16.73
Current: 3.82
0.41
16.73
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.49
RAIL's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
80% of the 685 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. RAIL: 1.49 )
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: 1.02 Max: 4.82
Current: 1.49
0.46
4.82
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -29.41
RAIL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
97% of the 766 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 5.52 vs. RAIL: -29.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
RAIL' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -94.5  Med: 2.7 Max: 366
Current: -29.41
-94.5
366

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $300.98
EPS (TTM) $ -2.54
Beta0.71
Volatility34.67%
52-Week Range $12.53 - 20.46
Shares Outstanding (Mil)12.46

Analyst Estimate

Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 287 394
EBIT (Mil $)
EBITDA (Mil $) -13 8
EPS ($) -1.44 -0.28
EPS without NRI ($) -1.44 -0.28
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 11
Positive ROAN
Positive CFROAN
Higher ROA yoyN
CFROA > ROAN
Lower Leverage yoyY
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyN

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