Credit Agricole SA began coverage on shares of GATX Co. (NASDAQ:GATX) in a research report sent to investors on Friday. The firm issued an underperform rating and a $45.00 price target on the stock.

Other analysts also recently issued reports about the company. TheStreet downgraded GATX from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 28th. Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a hold rating on shares of GATX in a research report on Thursday, August 25th.

GATX (NASDAQ:GATX) opened at 44.94 on Friday. GATX has a 52-week low of $33.53 and a 52-week high of $52.02. The firm has a market cap of $1.82 billion and a PE ratio of 8.32. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $43.21 and its 200 day moving average price is $45.09.

GATX (NASDAQ:GATX) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, July 21st. The company reported $1.49 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.23 by $0.26. The business had revenue of $358.90 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $364.73 million. On average, equities analysts anticipate that GATX will post $5.61 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 30th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 15th were issued a $0.40 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, September 13th. This represents a $1.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.56%.

In other GATX news, VP William M. Muckian sold 1,166 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $44.01, for a total value of $51,315.66. Following the transaction, the vice president now owns 14,645 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $644,526.45. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

GATX Company Profile

GATX Corporation is a railcar lessor, owning fleets in North America, Europe and Asia. The Company operates through four segments: Rail North America, Rail International, American Steamship Company (ASC) and Portfolio Management. Rail North America provides railcars pursuant to full-service leases under which it maintains the railcars, pays ad valorem taxes and insurance, and provides other ancillary services.

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