NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of Greenbrier Companies (NYSE: GBX) have taken a tremendous swing upward. The stock is trading at $22.60 as of 1:11 p.m. ET, 20.3% above Wednesday's closing price of $18.79. Volume is at 1.2 million, 1.9 times the daily average of 603,100.

Greenbrier Companies has a market cap of $449.8 million and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are down 10.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

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 111.8, below the average transportation industry P/E ratio of 127.7 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Greenbrier Companies as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth and increase in stock price during the past year. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, generally poor debt management and disappointing return on equity. You can view the full Greenbrier Companies Ratings Report.

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