NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Greenbrier Companies (NYSE: GBX) hit a new 52-week high Wednesday as it traded at $26.49 compared with its previous 52-Week high of $26.48. Greenbrier Companies is changing hands at $26.37 with 28,965 shares traded as of 9:48 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 283,100 shares over the past 30 days.

Greenbrier Companies has a market cap of $619 million and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 24.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of railroad freight car equipment in North America and Europe. The company has a P/E ratio of 85.8, below the average transportation industry P/E ratio of 99.5 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 16.

TheStreet Ratings rates Greenbrier Companies as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, revenue growth and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally poor debt management, poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Greenbrier Companies Ratings Report.

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