RAIL FreightCar America

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  • RAIL
  • Price as of: Dec 02, 06:55 PM EST
  • $14.93
  • +$0.10
  • +0.7%
  • Industry
  • Railroads
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RAIL Stock Dividend Data

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  • Dividend Yield
    2.41% Services Average 2.23%
  • Annualized Payout
    $0.36 Paid Quarterly
  • Payout Ratio
    83.7% EPS $0.43
  • Dividend Growth
    1 yr Since 2015
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Metric RAIL Rank RAIL Avg Ranking Notes
Relative Strength 1 year return is at par with Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Overall Yield Attractiveness Yield is lower than Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Dividend Reliability Above average payout ratio. Slightly higher than Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Dividend Uptrend Dividends are good, growing as per Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Earnings Growth EPS growth is below Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
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Growth History

RAIL Dividend Growth History

Annualized Growth
1994-2012
Annualized Growth
1994-2004
Annualized Growth
2004-2008
Annualized Growth
2008-2012
Annualized Growth
Last 5 Yrs
Annualized Growth
Last 3 Yrs
Annual
Growth
2012
Consecutive
Years of
Increases
14.5% 50.0% 1 year
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Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

RAIL Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$0.3600 2015 50.0%
$0.2400 2014 0.0%
Historical Dividend Data

RAIL Dividend History

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.0900 2016-11-07 2016-11-15 2016-11-17 2016-11-23 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0900 2016-08-08 2016-08-16 2016-08-18 2016-08-24 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0900 2016-05-09 2016-05-17 2016-05-19 2016-05-25 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0900 2016-02-08 2016-02-16 2016-02-18 2016-02-24 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0900 2015-11-09 2015-11-17 2015-11-19 2015-11-25 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0900 2015-08-10 2015-08-18 2015-08-20 2015-08-26 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0900 2015-05-11 2015-05-19 2015-05-21 2015-05-27 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0900 2015-02-09 2015-02-17 2015-02-19 2015-02-25 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0600 2014-11-10 2014-11-19 2014-11-21 2014-11-26 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0600 2014-08-12 2014-08-20 2014-08-22 2014-08-29 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0600 2014-05-13 2014-05-21 2014-05-23 2014-05-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0600 2014-02-11 2014-02-19 2014-02-21 2014-02-28 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0600 2013-11-13 2013-11-20 2013-11-22 2013-11-29 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0600 2013-08-13 2013-08-21 2013-08-23 2013-08-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0600 2013-05-14 2013-05-22 2013-05-24 2013-05-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0600 2013-02-12 2013-02-20 2013-02-22 2013-03-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0600 2012-11-12 2012-11-20 2012-11-23 2012-11-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0600 2012-08-13 2012-08-22 2012-08-24 2012-08-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0600 2012-05-15 2012-05-23 2012-05-25 2012-06-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0600 2012-02-17 2012-02-23 2012-02-27 2012-03-05 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0600 2010-02-12 2010-02-18 2010-02-22 2010-03-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0600 2009-11-06 2009-11-19 2009-11-23 2009-11-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0600 2009-08-17 2009-08-25 2009-08-27 2009-08-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0600 2009-05-13 2009-05-20 2009-05-22 2009-05-29 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0600 2009-02-10 2009-02-18 2009-02-20 2009-02-27 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0600 2008-11-10 2008-11-19 2008-11-21 2008-11-28 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0600 2008-08-15 2008-08-20 2008-08-22 2008-08-29 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0600 2008-03-28 2008-05-21 2008-05-23 2008-05-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0600 2008-02-12 2008-02-20 2008-02-22 2008-02-29 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0600 2007-11-12 2007-11-20 2007-11-23 2007-11-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0600 2007-07-23 2007-08-08 2007-08-10 2007-08-24 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0600 2007-05-15 2007-05-23 2007-05-25 2007-05-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0600 2007-02-12 2007-02-21 2007-02-23 2007-02-28 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0600 2006-11-10 2006-11-21 2006-11-24 2006-11-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0300 2006-08-17 2006-08-24 2006-08-28 2006-08-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0300 2006-05-10 2006-05-22 2006-05-24 2006-05-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0300 2006-02-07 2006-02-16 2006-02-21 2006-02-28 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0300 2005-11-11 2005-11-22 2005-11-25 2005-11-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0300 2005-09-01 2005-09-08 2005-09-12 2005-09-22 Yes Regular Quarter

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Company Profile

RAIL Company Profile

Exchange: NASDAQ
Sector: Services
Industry: Railroads

FreightCar America- (RAIL)- manufactures railroad freight cars, with particular expertise in coal-carrying railcars. In addition to coal cars, FreightCar America designs and builds bulk commodity cars, flat cars, mill gondola cars, intermodal cars, coil steel cars and motor vehicle carriers. It is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois and has manufacturing facilities in Danville, Illinois, Roanoke, Virginia and Johnstown, Pennsylvania. At its current stock price, the dividend yield is .60%.

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FreightCar America News

  • For those investors looking for dividends, boring can be good. I take that back actually. Boring can be great. Boring produces steady cash flows and rising earnings growth. All of which are necessary components of great dividend stocks.

  • FreightCar America Announces New CFO (RAIL)

    FreightCar America (RAIL) announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed Charles (Chip) F. Avery, Jr as Vice President Finance, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. Avery's new role as CFO will become effective August 1, 2013. Current CFO Joseph E. McNeely will now become the company's President and Chief Operating Officer. Avery has over 25 years of experience in finance and accounting, and has spent the majority of his career consulting global manufacturing companies. Prior to his appointment at FreightCar, Avery served as Vice President, Corporate Controller and Chief Information Officer at Federal Signal Corporation. FreightCar America shares traded 1.08% lower during Monday's session. Year-to-date, the stock is down 29.11%. The Bottom Line Shares of FreightCar America (RAIL) currently yield 1.44% based on Monday's closing price of $16.65 and its annual payout of $0.24. FreightCar America (RAIL)  is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 2.8 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
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  • FreightCar America Misses its Train (RAIL)

    FreightCar America (RAIL) is getting clobbered today after missing Wall Street earnings expectations. Sales fell more than 27 percent in the quarter to $141.3 million.The railcar company is getting squeezed on sharp material cost increases on some of its fixed price contracts. The big negative is for the company is a reduction in orders for new railcars, which totaled 1,436 units in the last quarter. Previously, the company had received orders of 2,396 units in the first quarter of 2008, and 2,262 units in the second quarter of 2007. Until FreightCar America can better execute its business model, we would urge investors to avoid these shares. The company has a small dividend yield of .66% (based on Friday's closing stock price of $36.13). Take a look at other names in the Railroad Sector for better returns. FreightCar America (RAIL) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com Rating of 2.7 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
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