Dividend Growth of Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The)(GBX)

Greenbrier Companies (The)(GBX) is having a Dividend Yield of 1.87% with the Annual cash Dividend per share of $0.81. The last quarter cash dividend per share pay out was $0.21. Greenbrier Companies (The) has a 5 year average dividend yield of 0.91% and the stock has a Indicated annual dividend of $0.84. Greenbrier Companies (The)(GBX) formally announced its most recent dividend on January 9, 2017 with a Dividend per share of $0.21. The new indicated annual dividend based on announced dividend per share is $0.84. The dividend yield based on the forward looking indicated annual dividend is 1.87%. Greenbrier Companies (The)(GBX) has the most recent dividend payout ratio of 0.19 with a 5-year average payout ratio of 0.07. Companys change in pay out ratio when compared to the last 5 years average pay out ratio has been 0.12.

Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) (NYSE:GBX) witnessed a decline in the market cap on Thursday as its shares dropped 0.67% or 0.3 points. After the session commenced at $44.7, the stock reached the higher end at $44.9 while it hit a low of $44.15. With the volume soaring to 514,333 shares, the last trade was called at $44.55. The company has a 52-week high of $49.5. The company has a market cap of $1,264 million and there are 28,367,827 shares in outstanding. The 52-week low of the share price is $22.14. Shares of The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. appreciated by 1.25% during the last five trading days but lost 7.15% on a 4-week basis. The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. is up 22.28% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 7.71%.

Currently the company Insiders own 4.6% of Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) shares according to the proxy statements. In the past twelve weeks, the net percent change held by company insiders has changed by -22.7% . Institutional Investors own 99.01% of Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) shares. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of -30.35%. Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Jan 6, 2017, Mark J Rittenbaum (EVP, Commercial & Leasing) sold 6,250 shares at 44.75 per share price.On Nov 15, 2016, Lorie Tekorius (SVP, CFO & Treasurer) sold 1,361 shares at 36.30 per share price.On Nov 9, 2016, James T Sharp (EVP and President, GLC) sold 2,996 shares at 32.18 per share price.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Greenbrier Companies Inc was Downgraded by CLSA to Sell on Jan 19, 2017. Company shares were Reiterated by Cowen on Jan 10, 2017 to Outperform, Raises Price Target to $ 50 from a previous price target of $39 .Greenbrier Companies Inc was Downgraded by Longbow to Underperform on Jan 3, 2017.

Greenbrier Companies Inc Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Jan 6, 2017. The company reported $0.79 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.04. Analyst had a consensus of $0.83. The company had revenue of $552.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $494.34 million. The companys revenue was down -31.2 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $2.15 EPS.

Greenbrier Companies Inc. is a leading supplier of transportation equipment and services to the railroad and related industries. The manufacturing segment produces double-stack intermodal railcars, conventional railcars and marine vessels, and performs repair and refurbishment activities for both intermodal and conventional railcars. In addition to manufacturing, they are engaged in complementary leasing and services activities.


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