Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) (NYSE:GBX)‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by equities researchers at Stifel Nicolaus in a research note issued on Thursday. They presently have a $60.00 price objective on the transportation company’s stock, up from their previous price objective of $51.00. Stifel Nicolaus’ price target suggests a potential upside of 20.24% from the stock’s previous close.

GBX has been the topic of a number of other reports. Cowen and Company raised their target price on shares of Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) from $50.00 to $57.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 4th. BidaskClub lowered shares of Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Sunday, August 20th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, September 15th. ValuEngine raised shares of Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Friday, September 1st. Finally, Bank of America Corporation raised shares of Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and lifted their price target for the company from $49.00 to $59.00 in a research report on Tuesday, July 4th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating, four have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $48.98.

Shares of Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (GBX) opened at 49.90 on Thursday. Greenbrier Companies, Inc. has a 12 month low of $28.95 and a 12 month high of $52.00. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.42 billion, a P/E ratio of 12.59 and a beta of 1.91. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $44.49 and its 200-day moving average price is $44.89.

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In other Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) news, CFO Lorie Tekorius sold 4,740 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, September 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $48.00, for a total value of $227,520.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, EVP Alejandro Centurion sold 3,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, July 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of $43.05, for a total transaction of $129,150.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 17,583 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $756,948.15. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last three months, insiders sold 16,740 shares of company stock worth $765,870. 4.60% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of GBX. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System grew its stake in shares of Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) by 8.5% in the first quarter. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System now owns 20,146 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $868,000 after acquiring an additional 1,573 shares in the last quarter. Comerica Bank grew its stake in shares of Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) by 4.3% during the first quarter. Comerica Bank now owns 31,357 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $1,386,000 after purchasing an additional 1,289 shares in the last quarter. Swiss National Bank grew its stake in shares of Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) by 2.4% during the first quarter. Swiss National Bank now owns 46,800 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $2,017,000 after purchasing an additional 1,100 shares in the last quarter. Karp Capital Management Corp acquired a new position in shares of Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) during the first quarter worth $1,214,000. Finally, Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL acquired a new position in shares of Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) during the first quarter worth $254,000.

Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) Company Profile

The Greenbrier Companies, Inc is a designer, manufacturer and marketer of railroad freight car equipment in North America and Europe; a manufacturer and marketer of marine barges in North America; a provider of wheel services, parts, leasing and other services to the railroad and related transportation industries in North America, and a provider of railcar repair, refurbishment and retrofitting services in North America through a joint venture partnership.

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