Insider Selling: Greenbrier Companies Inc (GBX) EVP Sells 5,000 Shares of Stock
Greenbrier Companies Inc (NYSE:GBX) EVP Alejandro Centurion sold 5,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, January 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $52.00, for a total transaction of $260,000.00. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 13,523 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $703,196. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link.
Alejandro Centurion also recently made the following trade(s):
- On Wednesday, November 1st, Alejandro Centurion sold 5,500 shares of Greenbrier Companies stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $52.21, for a total transaction of $287,155.00.
Greenbrier Companies Inc (NYSE GBX) traded down $0.40 during trading hours on Thursday, hitting $51.60. 258,412 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 378,376. Greenbrier Companies Inc has a 1 year low of $40.45 and a 1 year high of $54.45. The company has a current ratio of 2.96, a quick ratio of 2.04 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.47. The stock has a market capitalization of $1,480.00, a PE ratio of 13.98, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.33 and a beta of 1.95.
The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, February 16th. Stockholders of record on Friday, January 26th will be issued a dividend of $0.23 per share. This represents a $0.92 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.78%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 25th. Greenbrier Companies’s payout ratio is 24.93%.
Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Vanguard Group Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Greenbrier Companies by 2.4% during the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 5,322,591 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $246,170,000 after buying an additional 122,476 shares during the last quarter. Northern Trust Corp boosted its holdings in Greenbrier Companies by 6.6% in the second quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 790,902 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $36,579,000 after purchasing an additional 48,894 shares during the last quarter. State Street Corp boosted its holdings in Greenbrier Companies by 3.0% in the second quarter. State Street Corp now owns 746,041 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $34,504,000 after purchasing an additional 21,758 shares during the last quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. boosted its holdings in Greenbrier Companies by 1.0% in the third quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 728,047 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $35,056,000 after purchasing an additional 7,178 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. boosted its holdings in Greenbrier Companies by 40.8% in the fourth quarter. Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. now owns 541,113 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $28,841,000 after purchasing an additional 156,742 shares during the last quarter.
A number of equities analysts have weighed in on GBX shares. KeyCorp reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $60.00 target price on shares of Greenbrier Companies in a research note on Tuesday, October 24th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Greenbrier Companies from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $58.00 target price for the company in a research note on Friday, October 6th. Stifel Nicolaus reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $60.00 price target (up previously from $51.00) on shares of Greenbrier Companies in a report on Thursday, October 5th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Greenbrier Companies from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Sunday, December 31st. Finally, Cowen reiterated an “outperform” rating and set a $58.00 price target (up previously from $57.00) on shares of Greenbrier Companies in a report on Thursday, October 5th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating, five have given a buy rating and two have issued a strong buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $59.00.
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Greenbrier Companies 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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