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Greenbrier Companies Inc (NYSE:GBX) issued an update on its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday morning. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.95-1.05 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.87, AmericanBankingNews.com reports. Greenbrier Companies also updated its FY14 guidance to $2.98-3.08 EPS.

A number of research firms have recently commented on GBX. Analysts at Zacks upgraded shares of Greenbrier Companies from a neutral rating to an outperform rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 24th. They now have a $61.10 price target on the stock. On a related note, analysts at KeyCorp set a $64.00 price target on shares of Greenbrier Companies in a research note on Monday, June 16th. They now have a buy rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Bank of America reiterated a buy rating on shares of Greenbrier Companies in a research note on Thursday, June 5th. They now have a $65.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $63.00. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of Buy and a consensus target price of $55.16.

Shares of Greenbrier Companies Inc (NYSE:GBX) opened at 57.71 on Wednesday. Greenbrier Companies Inc has a 52-week low of $21.10 and a 52-week high of $62.96. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $55.84 and a 200-day moving average of $44.92. The company’s market cap is $1.592 billion.

Greenbrier Companies (NYSE:GBX) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 2nd. The company reported $1.03 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.74 by $0.29. The company had revenue of $593.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $570.74 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.50 earnings per share. Greenbrier Companies’s revenue was up 36.8% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts expect that Greenbrier Companies Inc will post $2.61 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The Greenbrier Companies, Inc (NYSE:GBX), formerly Greenbrier Oregon, Inc, are the designers, manufacturers and marketers of railroad freight car equipment in North America and Europe, a manufacturer and marketer of ocean-going marine barges in North America and a provider of wheel services, railcar refurbishment and parts, leasing and other services to the railroad and related transportation industries in North America.

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