- WAB has an average dollar-volume (as measured by average daily share volume multiplied by share price) of $58.3 million.
- WAB has traded 125,760 shares today.
- WAB is trading at 7.82 times the normal volume for the stock at this time of day.
- WAB is trading at a new high 3.01% above yesterday's close.
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- The revenue growth came in higher than the industry average of 9.6%. Since the same quarter one year prior, revenues rose by 17.7%. Growth in the company's revenue appears to have helped boost the earnings per share.
- WABTEC CORP has improved earnings per share by 19.3% in the most recent quarter compared to the same quarter a year ago. The company has demonstrated a pattern of positive earnings per share growth over the past two years. We feel that this trend should continue. During the past fiscal year, WABTEC CORP increased its bottom line by earning $3.62 versus $3.01 in the prior year. This year, the market expects an improvement in earnings ($4.13 versus $3.62).
- The net income growth from the same quarter one year ago has significantly exceeded that of the S&P 500 and the Machinery industry. The net income increased by 20.0% when compared to the same quarter one year prior, going from $80.13 million to $96.16 million.
- Investors have apparently begun to recognize positive factors similar to those we have mentioned in this report, including earnings growth. This has helped drive up the company's shares by a sharp 31.88% over the past year, a rise that has exceeded that of the S&P 500 Index. We feel that the stock's sharp appreciation over the last year has driven it to a price level which is now somewhat expensive compared to the rest of its industry. The other strengths this company shows, however, justify the higher price levels.
- The gross profit margin for WABTEC CORP is currently lower than what is desirable, coming in at 30.55%. It has decreased from the same quarter the previous year. Regardless of the weak results of the gross profit margin, the net profit margin of 11.74% is above that of the industry average.
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