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How to buy Trinity Industries stock

Learn how to easily invest in Trinity Industries stock.

Trinity Industries Inc is a railroads business based in the US. Trinity Industries shares (TRN) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Trinity Industries employs 5,845 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $1.8 billion.

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Trinity Industries stock price (NYSE: TRN)

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Trinity Industries shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-09-26.
Latest market close$21.87
52-week range$20.94 - $34.72
50-day moving average $25.04
200-day moving average $27.66
Wall St. target price$35.02
PE ratio 37.6271
Dividend yield $0.9 (4.14%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.59

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Trinity Industries price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $21.87 from 2022-09-29

1 week (2022-09-23) -1.49%
1 month (2022-08-31) -10.30%
3 months (2022-07-01) -10.41%
6 months (2022-04-01) -35.73%
1 year (2021-10-01) -21.50%
2 years (2020-10-01) 12.33%
3 years (2019-10-01) 19.25%
5 years (2017-09-29) 22.9613

Is Trinity Industries stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing Trinity Industries stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Trinity Industries's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Trinity Industries's P/E ratio

Trinity Industries's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 38x. In other words, Trinity Industries shares trade at around 38x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Trinity Industries's PEG ratio

Trinity Industries's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.78. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Trinity Industries's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Trinity Industries's EBITDA

Trinity Industries's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $435.4 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Trinity Industries's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Trinity Industries financials

Revenue TTM $1.8 billion
Operating margin TTM 9.28%
Gross profit TTM $354.5 million
Return on assets TTM 1.2%
Return on equity TTM 5.04%
Profit margin 9.49%
Book value $12.15
Market capitalisation $1.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Trinity Industries share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 1.7% of net profits

Recently Trinity Industries has paid out, on average, around 1.7% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 4.14% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Trinity Industries shareholders could enjoy a 4.14% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Trinity Industries's case, that would currently equate to about $0.9 per share.

While Trinity Industries's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Trinity Industries is investing more in its future growth.

Trinity Industries's most recent dividend payout was on 31 October 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 13 October 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Trinity Industries's shares ever split?

Trinity Industries's shares were split on a 1389:1000 basis on 1 November 2018. So if you had owned 1000 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1389 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Trinity Industries shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 28% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Trinity Industries shares which in turn could have impacted Trinity Industries's share price.

Trinity Industries share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Trinity Industries's shares have ranged in value from as little as $20.94 up to $34.7225. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

TRN.US volatility(beta: 1.28)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Trinity Industries's is 1.2801. This would suggest that Trinity Industries's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Trinity Industries overview

Trinity Industries, Inc. provides rail transportation products and services under the TrinityRail name in North America. It operates in two segments, Railcar Leasing and Management Services Group, and Rail Products Group. The Railcar Leasing and Management Services Group segment leases freight and tank railcars; originates and manages railcar leases for third-party investors; and provides fleet maintenance and management services. As of December 31, 2021, it had a fleet of 106,970 owned or leased railcars. This segment serves industrial shipper and railroad companies operating in agriculture, construction and metals, consumer products, energy, and refined products and chemicals markets. The Rail Products Group segment manufactures freight and tank railcars for transporting various liquids, gases, and dry cargo; and offers railcar maintenance and modification services.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Trinity Industries is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.866% of Trinity Industries shares are held by insiders and 90.537% by institutions.
How many people work for Trinity Industries?
Latest data suggests 5,845 work at Trinity Industries.
When does the fiscal year end for Trinity Industries?
Trinity Industries's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Trinity Industries based?
Trinity Industries's address is: 14221 North Dallas Parkway, Dallas, TX, United States, 75254-2957
What is Trinity Industries's ISIN number?
Trinity Industries's international securities identification number is: US8965221091
What is Trinity Industries's CUSIP number?
Trinity Industries's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 896522109

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