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How to buy Trinity Industries (TRN) 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 6,375 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.
How to buy shares in Trinity Industries
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- Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – TRN – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
- Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
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What's in this guide?
- TRN shares summary
- Compare share dealing platforms
- Is TRN stock a buy or sell?
- Stock performance over time
- Can I short TRN shares?
- Are TRN shares over-valued?
- Trinity Industries's financials
- How volatile are TRN shares?
- Does Trinity Industries pay a dividend?
- Have TRN shares ever split?
- Other common questions
Trinity Industries stock price (NYSE: TRN)Use our graph to track the performance of TRN stocks over time.
Trinity Industries shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$27.39|
|52-week range||$17.88 - $33.26|
|50-day moving average||$27.29|
|200-day moving average||$28.55|
|Wall St. target price||$32.18|
|Dividend yield||$0.8 (3.02%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$-2.65|
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Trinity Industries price performance over time
|1 week (2021-07-17)||N/A|
|1 month (2021-06-28)||3.40%|
|3 months (2021-04-28)||-3.04%|
|6 months (2021-01-24)||N/A|
|1 year (2020-07-24)||N/A|
|2 years (2019-07-24)||N/A|
|3 years (2018-07-24)||N/A|
|5 years (2016-07-24)||N/A|
Is Trinity Industries under- or over-valued?
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 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 $504.4 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||$1.6 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||14.58%|
|Gross profit TTM||$491 million|
|Return on assets TTM||1.73%|
|Return on equity TTM||-4.94%|
|Market capitalisation||$2.8 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Shorting Trinity Industries shares
There are currently 9.7 million Trinity Industries shares held short by investors – that's known as Trinity Industries's "short interest". This figure is 15.4% up from 8.4 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Trinity Industries shares can be evaluated.
Trinity Industries's "short interest ratio" (SIR)
Trinity Industries's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Trinity Industries shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Trinity Industries shares traded daily (recently around 1.3 million). Trinity Industries's SIR currently stands at 7.19. In other words for every 100,000 Trinity Industries shares traded daily on the market, roughly 7190 shares are currently held short.
However Trinity Industries's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Trinity Industries shares, or, against the total number of tradable Trinity Industries shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Trinity Industries's short interest could be expressed as 0.09% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Trinity Industries shares in existence, roughly 90 shares are currently held short) or 0.1124% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Trinity Industries shares, roughly 112 shares are currently held short).
A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Trinity Industries.
Find out more about how you can short Trinity Industries stock.
Trinity Industries share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 2.73% of net profits
Recently Trinity Industries has paid out, on average, around 2.73% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.24% 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 3.24% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Trinity Industries's case, that would currently equate to about $0.8 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 29 July 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 13 July 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Have Trinity Industries's shares ever split?
Trinity Industries's shares were split on a 1389:1000 basis on 31 October 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 $17.8793 up to $33.2617. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
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 1.3879. 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 in North America. It operates through three segments: Railcar Leasing and Management Services Group, Rail Products Group, and All Other. The Railcar Leasing and Management Services Group segment leases freight and tank railcars; originates and manages railcar leases for third-party investor-owned fund; and provides fleet maintenance and management services to industrial shippers. As of December 31, 2020, it had a fleet of 107,045 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.
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Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of Trinity Industries is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.734% of Trinity Industries shares are held by insiders and 96.089% by institutions. How many people work for Trinity Industries?
Latest data suggests 6,375 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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