$0.96 EPS Expected for The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (GBX)

March 21, 2018 - By Dolores Ford

 $0.96 EPS Expected for The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (GBX)
Investors sentiment increased to 1.08 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.17, from 0.91 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 30 investors sold The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. shares while 55 reduced holdings. 30 funds opened positions while 62 raised stakes. 31.12 million shares or 2.15% more from 30.47 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Bridgeway Cap invested 0.13% of its portfolio in The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX). 10,620 are owned by Alpha Windward Ltd Liability Corporation. 500 are held by Lazard Asset Mngmt Limited Liability. Barclays Public Limited Company holds 0% or 17,390 shares. Advisory Ser Networks Limited Liability Co reported 0.01% in The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX). Deutsche Savings Bank Ag holds 204,246 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Smith Graham And Com Limited Partnership holds 171,914 shares. Prudential Fin holds 290,907 shares. Texas-based United Service Automobile Association has invested 0% in The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX). Citadel Advisors Limited Co holds 474,127 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Eulav Asset holds 0.01% or 4,600 shares in its portfolio. First Midwest Fincl Bank Trust Division has invested 0.09% in The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX). Gamco Incorporated Et Al reported 210,000 shares. Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher And reported 1.04% in The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX). 728,047 are held by Victory Capital Mgmt Incorporated.

Since September 28, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 selling transactions for $487,520 activity. The insider Tekorius Lorie sold $227,520.

Analysts expect The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) to report $0.96 EPS on April, 4.They anticipate $0.13 EPS change or 11.93 % from last quarter’s $1.09 EPS. GBX’s profit would be $27.56 million giving it 13.37 P/E if the $0.96 EPS is correct. After having $0.90 EPS previously, The Greenbrier Companies, Inc.’s analysts see 6.67 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.98% or $0.5 during the last trading session, reaching $51.35. About 43,196 shares traded. The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) has risen 66.79% since March 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 50.09% the S&P500.

The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) Ratings Coverage

Among 14 analysts covering Greenbrier Companies (NYSE:GBX), 5 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 36% are positive. Greenbrier Companies had 28 analyst reports since September 2, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was initiated by CLSA on Friday, September 30 with “Underperform”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, October 24 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. On Thursday, April 6 the stock rating was upgraded by Bank of America to “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Buckingham Research on Thursday, October 5 with “Neutral”. The firm has “Market Perform” rating given on Monday, September 21 by Wells Fargo. The stock has “Hold” rating by Longbow on Wednesday, June 21. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, December 15 by Standpoint Research. As per Wednesday, September 2, the company rating was downgraded by Zacks. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Friday, April 7 by Cowen & Co. The rating was downgraded by Longbow on Monday, June 20 to “Neutral”.

The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. designs, makes, and markets railroad freight car equipment in North America and Europe. The company has market cap of $1.47 billion. The Company’s Manufacturing segment offers double-stack intermodal railcars; tank cars; auto-max railcar, and multi-max auto rack and flat cars for automotive transportation; conventional railcars, such as boxcars, covered hopper cars, center partition cars, bulkhead flat cars, and solid waste service flat cars; and pressurized tank cars, non-pressurized tank cars, coil cars, coal cars, gondolas, sliding wall cars, and automobile transporter cars; and marine vessels, including conventional deck barges, double-hull tank barges, railcar/deck barges, barges for aggregates, and other heavy industrial products and dump barges. It has a 13.93 P/E ratio. The companyÂ’s Wheels & Parts segment provides wheel services, including reconditioning of wheels and axles, new axle machining and finishing, and axle downsizing; and reconditions and makes railcar cushioning units, couplers, yokes, side frames, bolsters, and various other parts, as well as produces roofs, doors, and associated parts for boxcars.

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