American Railcar Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARII) declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 23rd, Zacks reports. Investors of record on Friday, March 16th will be paid a dividend of 0.40 per share by the transportation company on Friday, March 23rd. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.15%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 15th.

American Railcar Industries (NASDAQ:ARII) opened at $38.57 on Wednesday. American Railcar Industries has a twelve month low of $34.29 and a twelve month high of $44.20. The firm has a market cap of $740.65, a P/E ratio of 20.75 and a beta of 2.08. The company has a quick ratio of 2.58, a current ratio of 3.32 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.78.

American Railcar Industries (NASDAQ:ARII) last posted its earnings results on Friday, February 23rd. The transportation company reported $0.24 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.48 by ($0.24). The firm had revenue of $132.40 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $121.21 million. American Railcar Industries had a return on equity of 6.15% and a net margin of 29.82%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 21.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $1.16 earnings per share. equities analysts predict that American Railcar Industries will post 2.59 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several equities research analysts have weighed in on ARII shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of American Railcar Industries from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, December 28th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of American Railcar Industries from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Sunday, December 31st. BidaskClub upgraded shares of American Railcar Industries from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 3rd. Seaport Global Securities started coverage on shares of American Railcar Industries in a report on Thursday, January 4th. They issued a “neutral” rating on the stock. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus set a $35.00 target price on shares of American Railcar Industries and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, February 9th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $40.75.

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American Railcar Industries Company Profile

American Railcar Industries, Inc is a designer and manufacturer of hopper and tank railcars. The Company designs and manufactures railcars and a range of components for the North American railcar and industrial markets. It operates through three segments: manufacturing, railcar leasing and railcar services.

Dividend History for American Railcar Industries (NASDAQ:ARII)

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