William A. Furman Sells 36,648 Shares of Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) (GBX) Stock

Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) (NYSE:GBX) CEO William A. Furman sold 36,648 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, November 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $49.55, for a total transaction of $1,815,908.40. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link.

Shares of Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (GBX) opened at $46.20 on Wednesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.47, a quick ratio of 2.15 and a current ratio of 3.10. Greenbrier Companies, Inc. has a 1 year low of $35.25 and a 1 year high of $52.75. The firm has a market cap of $1,335.38, a PE ratio of 12.43, a P/E/G ratio of 1.24 and a beta of 1.99.

Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) (NYSE:GBX) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, October 27th. The transportation company reported $0.86 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.63 by $0.23. Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) had a net margin of 5.35% and a return on equity of 10.75%. The business had revenue of $611.40 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $647.98 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $1.06 EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 2.7% compared to the same quarter last year. research analysts expect that Greenbrier Companies, Inc. will post 3.97 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, December 6th. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 15th will be given a dividend of $0.23 per share. This represents a $0.92 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.99%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 14th. This is an increase from Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The)’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.22. Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The)’s dividend payout ratio is currently 24.04%.

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Large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Piedmont Investment Advisors LLC bought a new stake in shares of Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) during the 2nd quarter valued at about $284,000. Verition Fund Management LLC bought a new position in Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) in the 2nd quarter worth about $319,000. LSV Asset Management grew its position in Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) by 261.9% in the 2nd quarter. LSV Asset Management now owns 289,900 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $13,407,000 after purchasing an additional 209,800 shares during the last quarter. Alps Advisors Inc. grew its position in Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) by 2.8% in the 2nd quarter. Alps Advisors Inc. now owns 13,858 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $641,000 after purchasing an additional 377 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. bought a new position in Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) in the 2nd quarter worth about $16,001,000.

Several research firms have recently weighed in on GBX. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Sunday, August 20th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, September 15th. ValuEngine raised shares of Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Friday, September 1st. KeyCorp reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $60.00 target price on shares of Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) in a research report on Tuesday, October 24th. Finally, Buckingham Research boosted their target price on shares of Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) from $45.00 to $53.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 5th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating, four have given a buy rating and two have given a strong buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $53.57.

Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) Company Profile

The Greenbrier Companies, Inc is a designer, manufacturer and marketer of railroad freight car equipment in North America and Europe; a manufacturer and marketer of marine barges in North America; a provider of wheel services, parts, leasing and other services to the railroad and related transportation industries in North America, and a provider of railcar repair, refurbishment and retrofitting services in North America through a joint venture partnership.

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