Check This The Greenbrier Companies Inc. (NYSE: GBX) Analysis Before You Invest

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The Greenbrier Companies Inc. (NYSE:GBX) traded at $41.94 at close of the session on Friday, July 2, made a downward move of -3.45% on its previous day’s price.

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Looking at the stock we see that its previous close was $43.44 with the day’s price range being $41.84 – $43.57. The company has a trailing 12-month PE ratio of 171.18. In terms of its 52-week price range, GBX has a high of $50.21 and a low of $21.61. The company’s stock has lost about -10.56% over that past 30 days.

The Greenbrier Companies Inc. has a market cap of $1.43 billion. With its Forward Dividend at 1.08 and a yield of 2.58%, the company’s investors could be anxious for the GBX stock to gain ahead of the earnings release.

There have been no upward and no downward revisions for the stock’s EPS in last 7 days, something that reflects the nature of company’s price movement in short term. On the other hand, looking at the outlook for the GBX stock, short term indicators assign the stock an average of 50% Sell, while medium term indicators assign it an average of 50% Buy. Long term indicators on average place the stock in the category of Hold.

Based on estimates by 6 analysts, where scores have ranged from 1.00 for a strong buy to 5.00 for a strong sell, 3 have rated the The Greenbrier Companies Inc. (GBX) stock as a Hold, while 2 rate it as a Buy. 0 analyst(s) rate it as overweight while 1 of them rated it as underweight, whereas 0 suggest the stock as a Sell. The stock has an overall rating of Hold and investors could take advantage and scoop up stock of the company.

Looking further, we note that the PEG ratio for the GBX stock currently stands at 24.45, and the current price level is -8.60% off its SMA20 and -9.68% from its 50-day simple moving average. The RSI (14) is pointing at 37.29 while the volatility over the past week is 4.28% and jumps to 3.42% over the past one month. The beta value is 1.51, while the average true range (ATR) is currently pointing at 1.69. The average price target for the stock over the next 12 months is $48.40, with the estimates having a low of $42.00 and a high of $53.00. These price ends are -0.14% and -26.37% off the current price level respectively, although investors could be excited at the prospect of a -16.83% if the GBX share price touches on the median price of $49.00.

Let’s briefly compare The Greenbrier Companies Inc. (GBX) stock to its peers. We find that current price change of -3.45% and 89.86% over the past 12 months for GBX. Another of its peers Trinity Industries Inc. (TRN) has dropped -1.82% previous session, and was 28.82% up over the past year, while FreightCar America Inc. (RAIL) was also down -4.78% in the last session, while its price remained in the green at 362.40% over the same period. . In contrast to these companies, both the S&P 500 Index and the Dow Jones Industrial were at 0.75% and 0.44%, respectively, at close of the trading.


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Coming back to The Greenbrier Companies Inc. (NYSE:GBX), we note that the average 3-month trading volume was 392.01K. Current shares outstanding are 32.81 million.

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The insiders hold 3.20% of the company’s shares while institutions hold 97.80%. Investors should be excited about this stock as its upside potential is great, with current price pushing the stock 15.28% up in year-to-date price movement.