FreightCar America (RAIL) Given Daily News Impact Rating of 0.17
News headlines about FreightCar America (NASDAQ:RAIL) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. FreightCar America earned a news impact score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the transportation company an impact score of 45.1021300584863 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
FreightCar America (RAIL) traded up $0.19 on Wednesday, reaching $14.52. The company had a trading volume of 37,102 shares, compared to its average volume of 70,440. The company has a market cap of $181.23, a P/E ratio of -15.78 and a beta of 1.46. FreightCar America has a twelve month low of $12.07 and a twelve month high of $20.46.
A number of research firms recently weighed in on RAIL. Zacks Investment Research raised FreightCar America from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 18th. Seaport Global Securities began coverage on FreightCar America in a report on Thursday, January 4th. They set a “neutral” rating on the stock. ValuEngine lowered FreightCar America from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Saturday, January 13th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus reissued a “hold” rating and set a $14.00 target price (down from $15.00) on shares of FreightCar America in a report on Tuesday, November 7th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and five have assigned a hold rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $16.25.
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About FreightCar America
FreightCar America, Inc is a manufacturer of railcars and railcar components. The Company operates in the Manufacturing segment. The Company designs and manufactures a range of railcar types for transportation of bulk commodities and containerized freight products primarily in North America, including open top hoppers, covered hoppers, and gondolas along with intermodal and non-intermodal flat cars.
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