Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) (NYSE:GBX) has earned an average rating of “Hold” from the fourteen analysts that are covering the firm, MarketBeat reports. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating, five have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The average 12 month price target among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $44.88.

Several equities analysts recently weighed in on the company. Cowen and Company lifted their price target on Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) from $50.00 to $57.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 4th. BidaskClub lowered Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Sunday, August 20th. ValuEngine upgraded Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Friday, June 2nd. Zacks Investment Research lowered Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, August 4th. Finally, Bank of America Corporation upgraded Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and lifted their price target for the company from $49.00 to $59.00 in a research note on Tuesday, July 4th.

In related news, VP Anne Manning sold 6,000 shares of Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) stock in a transaction dated Monday, August 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $46.55, for a total value of $279,300.00. Following the sale, the vice president now directly owns 11,939 shares in the company, valued at approximately $555,760.45. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. Also, EVP Alejandro Centurion sold 3,000 shares of Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, July 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of $43.05, for a total value of $129,150.00. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now owns 17,583 shares in the company, valued at $756,948.15. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last quarter, insiders sold 12,000 shares of company stock worth $538,350. 4.60% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

A number of hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of GBX. Schroder Investment Management Group boosted its holdings in Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) by 975.6% in the 1st quarter. Schroder Investment Management Group now owns 786,285 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $33,928,000 after buying an additional 713,185 shares during the last quarter. Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. acquired a new stake in Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) in the 2nd quarter worth about $16,001,000. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its holdings in Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) by 7.1% in the 1st quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 5,200,115 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $224,125,000 after buying an additional 343,139 shares during the last quarter. LSV Asset Management boosted its holdings 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 buying an additional 209,800 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Brandywine Global Investment Management LLC boosted its holdings in Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) by 106.9% in the 2nd quarter. Brandywine Global Investment Management LLC now owns 229,301 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $10,606,000 after buying an additional 118,476 shares during the last quarter.

Shares of Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE GBX) traded down 0.767% on Tuesday, reaching $42.025. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 301,352 shares. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $44.47 and a 200 day moving average price of $44.53. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.20 billion, a PE ratio of 10.602 and a beta of 1.91. Greenbrier Companies, Inc. has a one year low of $28.95 and a one year high of $51.25.

Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) (NYSE:GBX) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, June 29th. The transportation company reported $1.03 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.82 by $0.21. The business had revenue of $439.20 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $516.17 million. Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) had a return on equity of 11.74% and a net margin of 5.85%. The company’s revenue was down 28.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $1.12 EPS. On average, analysts anticipate that Greenbrier Companies, Inc. will post $3.54 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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About Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The)

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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