About 36,909 Worth Of The Greenbrier Companies Inc. (GBX) Shares Belongs To Its Director


As of Wednesday close, The Greenbrier Companies Inc.’s (NYSE:GBX) stock was down -$0.44, moving down -1.14 percent to $37.99. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 233,560 shares. 5 times new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a $1.03 gain in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 387,450, while in the previous 50 days, it was 372,780.

Since last month, GBX stock rose 38.95%. Shares of the company fell to $24.96 on 10/24/22, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $53.46 was reached on 03/25/22 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $23.80. Since the beginning of this year, GBX’s stock price has dropped by -17.22% or -$7.90, and marked a new high 10 times. However, the stock has declined by -28.93% since its 52-week high.

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GBX stock investors should be aware that The Greenbrier Companies Inc. (GBX) stock had its last reported insider trading activity 9 days ago on Nov 15. Swindells Charles J, the Director of the company, disposed of 4,784 shares for $39.01 on Nov 15. It resulted in a $186,624 divestment by the insider. FURMAN WILLIAM A sold 30,000 shares at an average price of $38.61 on Nov 14. The insider now owns 253,018 shares following the transaction. On Nov 11, Director FURMAN WILLIAM A sold 20,000 shares at $39.20 apiece. The transaction was valued at $784,026.

Valuation Metrics

Right now, The Greenbrier Companies Inc. (GBX) has a P/E ratio of about 27.41. The stock’s beta is 1.48. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 0.41, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 0.97.

The latest dividend of $0.27 per share was paid out, remained unchanged from last year’s $0.27. On Wednesday January 8 2020, a $0.02 dividend increase was announced.

Financial Health

According to company report, the long-term debt-to-equity ratio for the quarter ending August 30 was 0.99, and the total debt-to-equity ratio was 1.23. On the profitability front, the trailing twelve-month gross margin is 10.30% percent. In the year ended August 30, operating margins totaled 4.00%. Based on annual data, GBX earned $306.0 million in gross profit and brought in $2.98 billion in revenue.

A company’s management is another factor that investors consider when determining the profitability of an investment. In the past year, return on investment (ROI) was 3.50%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was 3.70%.

In The Greenbrier Companies Inc.’s quarter-end financial report for August 30, it reported total debt of $1.51 billion. According to the earnings report, the company had a higher net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. GBX’s revenue rose 43.27% to $682.8 million during the quarter, while net income inched up to $793.5 million. While analysts expected The Greenbrier Companies Inc. to report $0.42 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was $0.6 per share, beating the consensus estimate by 42.90%. During the quarter, the company generated $87.5 million in EBITDA. The liabilities of The Greenbrier Companies Inc. were 2.42 billion at the end of its most recent quarter ended August 30, and its total debt was $1.55 billion. The value of shareholders’ equity is $32.78 million.

Technical Picture

This quick technical analysis looks at The Greenbrier Companies Inc.’s (GBX) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 36.20%, the RSI 9-day stood at 61.87% on 23 November.

With respect to its five-day moving average, the current The Greenbrier Companies Inc. price is up by +2.79% percent or $1.03. At present, GBX shares trade +37.60% above its 20-day simple moving average and +9.86% percent above its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately +31.59% above its SMA50 and -10.59% below its SMA200.

Stochastic coefficient K was 68.07% and Stochastic coefficient D was 63.12%, while ATR was 1.37. Given the Stochastic reading of 57.14% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 64.10%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at 0.32, while the 14-day reading stands at 0.48.

Analyst Ratings

The Greenbrier Companies Inc. downgraded its rating on The Greenbrier Companies Inc. (NYSE: GBX) to a Neutral in a note to investors on November 07, 2022. The analysts firm previously had a Positive rating on the stock.


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