Cetera Advisors LLC reduced its holdings in shares of Greenbrier Companies Inc (NYSE:GBX) by 15.1% in the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The fund owned 9,510 shares of the transportation company’s stock after selling 1,695 shares during the quarter. Cetera Advisors LLC’s holdings in Greenbrier Companies were worth $507,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
Several other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in GBX. New York State Common Retirement Fund lifted its holdings in shares of Greenbrier Companies by 0.3% in the 2nd quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund now owns 28,900 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $1,337,000 after purchasing an additional 99 shares during the last quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company lifted its holdings in shares of Greenbrier Companies by 0.8% in the 2nd quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 20,989 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $970,000 after purchasing an additional 172 shares during the last quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank lifted its holdings in shares of Greenbrier Companies by 10.1% in the 4th quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 11,366 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $606,000 after purchasing an additional 1,046 shares during the last quarter. American International Group Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Greenbrier Companies by 5.7% in the 3rd quarter. American International Group Inc. now owns 21,822 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $1,051,000 after purchasing an additional 1,185 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Rhumbline Advisers lifted its holdings in shares of Greenbrier Companies by 2.0% in the 3rd quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 61,313 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $2,952,000 after purchasing an additional 1,190 shares during the last quarter.
Shares of Greenbrier Companies Inc (NYSE:GBX) opened at $51.60 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.47, a quick ratio of 2.04 and a current ratio of 2.96. The company has a market capitalization of $1,480.00, a P/E ratio of 13.98, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.30 and a beta of 1.67. Greenbrier Companies Inc has a one year low of $40.45 and a one year high of $54.45.
Greenbrier Companies (NYSE:GBX) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Friday, January 5th. The transportation company reported $0.90 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.88 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $559.50 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $591.05 million. Greenbrier Companies had a return on equity of 10.71% and a net margin of 5.39%. The firm’s revenue was up 1.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.79 EPS. equities research analysts predict that Greenbrier Companies Inc will post 4.12 earnings per share for the current year.
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, February 16th. Shareholders of record on Friday, January 26th were paid a dividend of $0.23 per share. This represents a $0.92 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.78%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, January 25th. Greenbrier Companies’s dividend payout ratio is presently 24.93%.
GBX has been the subject of several research reports. KeyCorp reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $60.00 target price on shares of Greenbrier Companies in a report on Tuesday, October 24th. ValuEngine raised Greenbrier Companies from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Sunday, December 31st. Seaport Global Securities initiated coverage on Greenbrier Companies in a report on Thursday, January 4th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $65.00 target price for the company. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus set a $55.00 target price on Greenbrier Companies and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, February 9th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating, five 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 an average target price of $58.29.
In other Greenbrier Companies news, EVP Alejandro Centurion sold 5,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, January 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $52.00, for a total transaction of $260,000.00. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 13,523 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $703,196. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. 2.46% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.
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Greenbrier Companies 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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