FreightCar America, Inc.Find Ratings Reports
FREIGHTCAR AMERICA INC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2020 has significantly increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased, representing a decrease to the bottom line. FREIGHTCAR AMERICA INC has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.96 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year, indicating deteriorating cash flow.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has significantly decreased by 73.98% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the future.
STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. To learn more visit www.TheStreetRatings.com.
|Income Statement||Q4 FY20||Q4 FY19|
|Net Sales ($mil)||60.59||44.94|
|Net Income ($mil)||-14.38||-9.54|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY20||Q4 FY19|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||54.23||70.03|
|Total Assets ($mil)||182.74||245.2|
|Total Debt ($mil)||85.46||78.93|
|Profitability||Q4 FY20||Q4 FY19|
|Gross Profit Margin||11.18||-11.38|
|Return on Assets||-46.2||-30.66|
|Return on Equity||-276.89||-64.14|
|Debt||Q4 FY20||Q4 FY19|
|Share Data||Q4 FY20||Q4 FY19|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||15.53||12.69|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||1.96||9.24|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||2768452.0||1109578.0|
SELL. This stock’s P/E ratio is negative, making its value useless in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, only displaying that the company has negative earnings per share. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.07 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 4.42 and a significant discount versus the subsector average of 6.70. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the subsector average, indicating a discount. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, FREIGHTCAR AMERICA INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives.
|RAIL NM||Peers 42.88||RAIL NM||Peers 18.27|
Neutral. The absence of a valid P/E ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative stream of earnings.
RAIL's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
Neutral. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.
RAIL's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.
|RAIL NM||Peers 26.14||RAIL NA||Peers 1.01|
Neutral. The absence of a valid price-to-projected earnings ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative expected future earnings.
RAIL's ratio is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.
Neutral. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.
Ratio not available.
|RAIL 3.07||Peers 6.70||RAIL -3.35||Peers 19.59|
Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.
RAIL is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, RAIL is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|RAIL 0.86||Peers 387.00||RAIL -52.85||Peers 7.97|
Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.
RAIL is trading at a significant discount to its subsector on this measurement.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the subsector implies that a company is losing market share.
RAIL significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth.