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)-8%
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 Metrics

Freightcar America Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

$523.7 m

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Gross profit

$40.2 m

Gross profit margin (2016), %


Net income (2016)

$12.3 m

Market capitalization (21-Mar-2017)

$157.5 m

Closing share price (21-Mar-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

$92.8 m
Freightcar America's current market capitalization is $157.5 m.
Freightcar America's revenue was reported to be $523.7 m in FY, 2016 which is a 32.2% decrease from the previous period.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$290.4 m$598.5 m$772.9 m$523.7 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

$277.2 m$556.2 m$483.6 m

Gross profit

$13.2 m$42.3 m$82.7 m$40.2 m

Gross profit Margin, %



($24.1 m)$9.5 m$46.8 m$15.8 m

EBIT margin, %


Pre tax profit

($24.8 m)$8.5 m$46.6 m$15.8 m

Net Income

($19.3 m)$5.9 m$31.8 m$12.3 m
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$145.5 m$113.5 m$83.1 m$92.8 m

Accounts Receivable


Current Assets

$297.4 m$273.2 m$280.7 m$241.2 m


$39.4 m$43.2 m$42.6 m$46.3 m


$22.1 m$22.1 m$21.5 m$21.5 m

Total Assets

$417.7 m$385.3 m$406.9 m$339.3 m

Accounts Payable

Current Liabilities

$147.2 m$98.3 m$72.6 m$54.1 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

$99.3 m$100.3 m$93.9 m$92 m

Retained Earnings

$149.2 m$152.3 m$179.6 m$187.5 m

Total Equity

$202.5 m$198.7 m$256.9 m

Financial Leverage

2.1 x1.9 x1.3 x
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

($19.3 m)$5.9 m$31.8 m$12.3 m

Depreciation and Amortization

$10.1 m$10.1 m$10 m$9.7 m

Accounts Receivable

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


$7.5 m($16 m)($37 m)$17.1 m

Accounts Payable

Cash From Operating Activities

$47 m($32 m)($30.5 m)

Purchases of PP&E

($17.3 m)($11.8 m)($16.7 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

($4.6 m)

Interest Paid

$143 k$78 k$109 k$83 k

Income Taxes Paid

$581 k$220 k$13.4 m$4.7 m

Freightcar America Market Value History

Freightcar America Company Life

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