$0.96 EPS Expected for The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (GBX)

March 6, 2018 - By Clifton Ray

 $0.96 EPS Expected for The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (GBX)
Investors sentiment increased to 1.08 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.17, from 0.91 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 30 investors sold The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. shares while 55 reduced holdings. 30 funds opened positions while 62 raised stakes. 31.12 million shares or 2.15% more from 30.47 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Ny State Teachers Retirement Systems holds 0% or 19,422 shares in its portfolio. Kbc Group Incorporated Nv has invested 0.01% in The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX). Jpmorgan Chase holds 0% of its portfolio in The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) for 291,016 shares. 30,551 are held by Comerica Retail Bank. Dimensional Fund Advisors Ltd Partnership holds 0.04% of its portfolio in The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) for 1.90 million shares. Sheets Smith Wealth invested in 0.06% or 5,324 shares. Advsr Asset Mgmt accumulated 0% or 2,977 shares. Voya Investment Management Lc accumulated 0.01% or 58,609 shares. First Republic Investment Mgmt Inc owns 6,052 shares. Vanguard Gru Inc holds 5.30M shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Victory Cap Mgmt, Ohio-based fund reported 728,047 shares. Credit Agricole S A has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX). Swiss Savings Bank owns 46,800 shares. Pnc Svcs Group holds 19,940 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Panagora Asset Management holds 0.02% in The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) or 84,694 shares.

Since September 28, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 insider sales for $487,520 activity. 5,000 shares were sold by Centurion Alejandro, worth $260,000.

Analysts expect The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) to report $0.96 EPS on April, 4.They anticipate $0.13 EPS change or 11.93 % from last quarter’s $1.09 EPS. GBX’s profit would be $27.54M giving it 13.24 P/E if the $0.96 EPS is correct. After having $0.90 EPS previously, The Greenbrier Companies, Inc.’s analysts see 6.67 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.10% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $50.85. About 384,854 shares traded. The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) has risen 66.79% since March 6, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 50.09% the S&P500.

The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) Ratings Coverage

Among 14 analysts covering Greenbrier Companies (NYSE:GBX), 5 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 36% are positive. Greenbrier Companies had 28 analyst reports since September 2, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, January 3 by Longbow. As per Thursday, January 19, the company rating was downgraded by CLSA. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the shares of GBX in report on Tuesday, October 24 with “Buy” rating. The stock of The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, September 15 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. As per Friday, September 30, the company rating was initiated by CLSA. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Cowen & Co given on Monday, December 14. As per Friday, April 7, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Longbow given on Monday, June 20. On Monday, July 17 the stock rating was upgraded by Stifel Nicolaus to “Buy”. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Buckingham Research given on Thursday, October 5.

The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. designs, makes, and markets railroad freight car equipment in North America and Europe. The company has market cap of $1.46 billion. The Company’s Manufacturing segment offers double-stack intermodal railcars; tank cars; auto-max railcar, and multi-max auto rack and flat cars for automotive transportation; conventional railcars, such as boxcars, covered hopper cars, center partition cars, bulkhead flat cars, and solid waste service flat cars; and pressurized tank cars, non-pressurized tank cars, coil cars, coal cars, gondolas, sliding wall cars, and automobile transporter cars; and marine vessels, including conventional deck barges, double-hull tank barges, railcar/deck barges, barges for aggregates, and other heavy industrial products and dump barges. It has a 13.8 P/E ratio. The companyÂ’s Wheels & Parts segment provides wheel services, including reconditioning of wheels and axles, new axle machining and finishing, and axle downsizing; and reconditions and makes railcar cushioning units, couplers, yokes, side frames, bolsters, and various other parts, as well as produces roofs, doors, and associated parts for boxcars.

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