Freightcar America

FreightCar America---the home of the aluminum railcar, is proud of its heritage of building and designing railcars. And we have good reason. FreightCar America has been manufacturing quality railcars since 1901. The generations of employees responsible for creating its reputation for quality have made FreightCar America the largest North American manufacturer of aluminum railroad freight cars used to haul coal. FreightCar America now uses its design knowledge, enhanced production facilities, and unequaled experience in aluminum railcar building to expand its product line and provide cost benefits to customers. Quality at FreightCar America is not just an idea---it's the high degree of excellence every FreightCar America employee is focused on achieving. FreightCar America is committed to building quality cars for its valued customers.
Company Growth (employees)
Chicago, US
Size (employees)
1,529 (est)
Freightcar America is headquartered in Chicago, US

Freightcar America Office Locations

Freightcar America has an office in Chicago
Chicago, US (HQ)
1250 2 N Riverside Plaza

Freightcar America Financials and Metrics

Freightcar America Financials

Freightcar America's revenue was reported to be $139.5 m in Q1, 2017

Revenue (Q1, 2017)

139.5 m

Gross profit (Q1, 2017)

9.9 m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2017), %


Net income (Q1, 2017)

638 k

EBIT (Q1, 2017)

1.1 m

Market capitalization (19-Oct-2017)

229 m

Cash (31-Mar-2017)

98.1 m
Freightcar America's current market capitalization is $229 m.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


290.4 m598.5 m772.9 m523.7 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

277.2 m556.2 m483.6 m

Gross profit

13.2 m42.3 m40.2 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017


139.7 m190.3 m92.8 m235.6 m241.1 m148.6 m126.2 m113.5 m139.5 m

Cost of goods sold

128.6 m171.5 m88.3 m213.8 m212.1 m132.7 m118.1 m104 m129.6 m

Gross profit

11.1 m18.8 m4.6 m21.8 m29.1 m15.9 m8.1 m9.5 m9.9 m

Gross profit Margin, %

USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


145.5 m113.5 m83.1 m92.8 m

Accounts Receivable

232.5 m


97.9 m

Current Assets

297.4 m273.2 m280.7 m241.2 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017


40.9 m26.5 m41.7 m26 m95 m70.2 m63.5 m24.8 m98.1 m


82.2 m103.5 m159.7 m150.3 m141.7 m136.4 m136.1 m144.7 m77.5 m

Current Assets

246.7 m264.8 m284.4 m285.7 m320.9 m272.2 m262.7 m243.1 m243.7 m


40.2 m41.5 m44.6 m49.8 m44.1 m44.1 m47.3 m48.1 m44.4 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

(19.3 m)5.9 m31.8 m12.3 m

Depreciation and Amortization

10.1 m10.1 m10 m9.7 m

Accounts Receivable

9 m(52 k)(38 m)15.9 m


7.5 m(16 m)(37 m)17.1 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Net Income

(5.3 m)1.1 m(2.1 m)5.3 m20.2 m12.7 m12.2 m12.3 m638 k

Depreciation and Amortization

4.9 m7.5 m2.2 m4.6 m7.6 m2.6 m5.1 m7.4 m

Accounts Receivable

(6.1 m)(29.5 m)(3.2 m)(33.8 m)(27.5 m)21.4 m23.2 m9.4 m


(16.1 m)(37.5 m)(78.3 m)(69.6 m)(63.5 m)(21.4 m)(21.4 m)(29 m)
USDY, 2017


91.3 k

Financial Leverage

1.3 x
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