Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) (NYSE:GBX) Under Analyst Spotlight

As of August 31, 2015, the Leasing & Services segment owned approximately 9,300 railcars (6,300 railcars held as equipment on operating leases, 2,800 held as leased railcars for syndication and 200 held as finished goods inventory) and provided management services for approximately 260,000 railcars for railroads, shippers, carriers, institutional investors, and other leasing and transportation companies in North America. The Manufacturing segment, operating from facilities in the United States, Mexico and Poland, produces double-stack intermodal railcars, tank cars, conventional railcars, automotive railcar products and marine vessels. It operates in four divisions: Manufacturing; Wheels & Parts; Leasing & Services, and GBW Joint Venture.

GBX has been the subject of several recent analyst reports.

01/19/2017 - Greenbrier Companies, Inc. Zacks downgraded the shares of GBX in report on Wednesday, September 2 to "Sell" rating. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Buckingham Research given on Thursday, October 5. Greenbrier Companies Inc (NYSE:GBX) has risen 66.79% since October 15, 2016 and is uptrending. The company also announced a dividend that was paid on Tuesday August 8th, 2017. Cowen and Company lifted their price target on shares of Greenbrier Companies, Inc. Finally, Bank of America Corporation raised shares of Greenbrier Companies, Inc.

On July 17 the company was upgraded to "Buy" from "Hold" in a report from Stifel Nicolaus. The stock has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $51.36. Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio has invested 0% of its portfolio in Greenbrier Companies Inc (NYSE:GBX). (NYSE:GBX) opened at 51.15 on Friday. Greenbrier Companies Inc's 50-day moving average is $45.77 and its 200-day moving average is $45.31. The company has a market capitalization of $1.22 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.77 and a beta of 1.91.

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Shares of Greenbrier Companies, Inc. The Cooke & Bieler Lp holds 52,000 shares with $2.81M value, down from 96,877 last quarter. Overall, volume was down 99.17% under the stocks normal daily volume. Schroder Investment Management Group increased its stake in shares of Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) by 0.7% during the 2nd quarter. Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & CO now owns 384,371 shares worth $18,507,000.

01/04/2016 - Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) by 0.8% during the 2nd quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 14,487 shares of the transportation company's stock worth $670,000 after acquiring an additional 3,612 shares during the period. As of quarter end Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & CO had acquired 38,399 shares growing its stake by 11.1%. (The) by 0.9% during the 2nd quarter. Cowen and Company restated an "outperform" rating and set a $58.00 target price (up from $57.00) on shares of Greenbrier Companies, Inc. Finally, Ameriprise Financial Inc. increased its stake in shares of Greenbrier Companies, Inc. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 20,989 shares of the transportation company's stock worth $970,000 after purchasing an additional 172 shares during the last quarter.

07/02/2015 - Greenbrier Companies, Inc.

The Greenbrier Companies, a designer, maker and marketer of railroad freight auto equipment in North America and Europe; a maker and marketer of marine barges in North America; a well-known provider of wheel services, parts, leasing and other services to the railroad and related transportation industries in North America, and a well-known provider of railcar fix, refurbishment and retrofitting services in North America through a joint venture partnership.