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How to buy FreightCar America (RAIL) stocks in Canada

Learn how to easily invest in FreightCar America stocks.

FreightCar America is a railroads business based in the US. FreightCar America stocks (RAIL.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $5.97 – a decrease of 7.05% over the previous week. FreightCar America employs 669 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $188.6 million.

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FreightCar America stock price (NASDAQ:RAIL)

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FreightCar America shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-23.
Latest market close$3.43
52-week range$2.81 - $8.63
50-day moving average $3.94
200-day moving average $5.04
Wall St. target price$5.25
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-3.18

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FreightCar America price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $3.43 from 2022-01-25

1 week (2022-01-19) -7.05%
1 month (2021-12-23) -12.72%
3 months (2021-10-26) -21.33%
6 months (2021-07-26) -39.82%
1 year (2021-01-26) -12.28%
2 years (2020-01-24) 113.04%
3 years (2019-01-25) 7.16
5 years (2017-01-26) 14.85

FreightCar America financials

Revenue TTM $188.6 million
Gross profit TTM $-13,502,000
Return on assets TTM -6.02%
Return on equity TTM -313.84%
Profit margin -30.22%
Book value $1.96
Market capitalisation $54.7 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

FreightCar America share dividends

We're not expecting FreightCar America to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

FreightCar America share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, FreightCar America's shares have ranged in value from as little as $2.81 up to $8.63. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

RAIL.US volatility(beta: 2.34)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while FreightCar America's is 2.3441. This would suggest that FreightCar America's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

FreightCar America overview

FreightCar America, Inc. , through its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and sells railcars and railcar components for the transportation of bulk commodities and containerized freight products primarily in North America. It operates through two segments, Manufacturing and Parts. The company offers a range of freight cars, including open top hoppers; covered hopper cars; gondolas; triple hoppers and hybrid aluminum/stainless steel railcars; ore hopper and gondola railcars; ballast hopper cars; aggregate hopper cars; intermodal flats; and non-intermodal flat cars. It also provides railcars, including coal cars, bulk commodity cars, coil steel cars, and boxcars; and woodchip hoppers, aluminum vehicle carriers, intermodal doublestack railcars, and articulated bulk container railcars. In addition, the company sells used railcars; leases, rebuilds, and converts railcars; and sells forged, cast, and fabricated parts for various railcars. It also exports its manufactured railcars to Latin America and the Middle East.

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