Witnessing the stock’s movement on the chart, on April 06, 2021, FreightCar America Inc. (NASDAQ: RAIL) set off with pace as it heaved 22.87% to $7.79. During the day, the stock rose to $7.84 and sunk to $6.07 before settling in for the price of $6.34 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, RAIL posted a 52-week range of $0.90-$6.99.
The Industrials sector firm’s twelve-monthly sales growth has been -32.50% for the last half of the decade. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was -34.60%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is -3.30%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $16.53 million, simultaneously with a float of $11.95 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $120.43 million. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $4.00, while the 200-day Moving Average is $2.53.
It is quite necessary to find out the efficiency of the corporate organization, which has 669 number of employees on its payroll. It has generated 162,103 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was -126,223. The stock had 10.38 Receivables turnover and 0.51 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was -12.45, operating margin was -39.94 and Pretax Margin of -79.21.
FreightCar America Inc. (RAIL) Ownership Facts and Figures
Nothing is more important than checking the behaviour of major investors towards the stock of the Railroads industry. FreightCar America Inc.’s current insider ownership accounts for 3.70%, in contrast to 26.70% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Nov 30, this organization’s President and CEO bought 17,500 shares at the rate of 2.61, making the entire transaction reach 45,603 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 231,555. Preceding that transaction, on Nov 27, Company’s President and CEO bought 5,000 for 2.81, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 14,060. This particular insider is now the holder of 214,055 in total.
FreightCar America Inc. (RAIL) Earnings and Revenue Records
As on 12/30/2020, Multinational firm has announced its last quarter scores, in which it reported $0.57 earnings per share (EPS) for the period topping the consensus outlook (set at -$0.67) by $1.24. This company achieved a net margin of -77.87 while generating a return on equity of -114.34. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of -0.24 per share during the current fiscal year.
FreightCar America Inc.’s EPS decrease for this current 12-month fiscal period is -3.30% and is forecasted to reach -0.39 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 3.00% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the -34.60% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
FreightCar America Inc. (NASDAQ: RAIL) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for FreightCar America Inc. (RAIL). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 1.20. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 0.89. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 1.11.
In the same vein, RAIL’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded -6.52, a figure that is expected to reach -0.33 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be -0.39 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of FreightCar America Inc. (RAIL)
Going through the that latest performance of [FreightCar America Inc., RAIL]. Its last 5-days volume of 10.36 million indicated improvement to the volume of 1.95 million it revealed a year ago. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 91.00% While, its Average True Range was 1.08.
Raw Stochastic average of FreightCar America Inc. (RAIL) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 99.22%, which indicates a major rise in contrast to 98.96% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 220.25% that was higher than 140.73% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.