Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL continued to hold its position in Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) (NYSE:GBX) during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 5,900 shares of the transportation company’s stock at the close of the second quarter. Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL’s holdings in Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) were worth $273,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Vanguard Group Inc. lifted 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 valued at $224,125,000 after purchasing an additional 343,139 shares in the last quarter. Schroder Investment Management Group lifted 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 valued at $33,928,000 after purchasing an additional 713,185 shares in the last quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. lifted its holdings in Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) by 14.1% in the 1st quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 729,772 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $31,454,000 after purchasing an additional 90,405 shares in the last quarter. State Street Corp lifted its holdings in Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) by 14.3% in the 1st quarter. State Street Corp now owns 724,283 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $31,217,000 after purchasing an additional 90,832 shares in the last quarter. Finally, OppenheimerFunds Inc. lifted its holdings in Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) by 18.6% in the 1st quarter. OppenheimerFunds Inc. now owns 435,582 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $18,774,000 after purchasing an additional 68,308 shares in the last quarter.

A number of research firms have issued reports on GBX. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, August 4th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 8th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Friday, September 1st. Buckingham Research began coverage on shares of Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) in a report on Wednesday, June 21st. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $45.00 target price on the stock. Finally, Cowen and Company upped their target price on shares of Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) from $50.00 to $57.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 4th. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating, five have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $44.88.

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In other Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) news, VP Anne Manning sold 6,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, August 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $46.55, for a total transaction of $279,300.00. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now directly owns 11,939 shares in the company, valued at approximately $555,760.45. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, EVP Alejandro Centurion sold 3,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, July 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $43.30, for a total value of $129,900.00. Following the sale, the executive vice president now owns 17,583 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $761,343.90. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 12,000 shares of company stock valued at $538,350 over the last 90 days. Corporate insiders own 4.60% of the company’s stock.

Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE GBX) opened at 42.30 on Tuesday. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.21 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.67 and a beta of 1.91. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $44.40 and its 200 day moving average is $44.53. 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 announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, June 29th. The transportation company reported $1.03 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.82 by $0.21. Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) had a return on equity of 11.74% and a net margin of 5.85%. The firm had revenue of $439.20 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $516.17 million. During the same period last year, the company posted $1.12 EPS. The business’s quarterly revenue was down 28.3% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts forecast that Greenbrier Companies, Inc. will post $3.54 EPS for the current year.

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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) (NYSE:GBX)

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