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 Data and Metrics

Freightcar America Financial Metrics

Freightcar America's revenue was reported to be $523.7 m in FY, 2016 which is a 32% decrease from the previous period.
$, USD

Revenue (FY, 2016)

523.7 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

40.2 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

12.3 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

15.8 m

Market capitalization (23-Jun-2017)

211.9 m

Closing share price (23-Jun-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

92.8 m
Freightcar America's current market capitalization is $211.9 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 m82.7 m40.2 m

Gross profit Margin, %



(24.1 m)9.5 m46.8 m15.8 m

EBIT margin, %


Pre tax profit

(24.8 m)8.5 m46.6 m15.8 m

Net Income

(19.3 m)5.9 m31.8 m12.3 m
$, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


145.5 m113.5 m83.1 m92.8 m

Current Assets

297.4 m273.2 m280.7 m241.2 m


39.4 m43.2 m42.6 m46.3 m


22.1 m22.1 m21.5 m21.5 m

Total Assets

417.7 m385.3 m406.9 m339.3 m

Current Liabilities

147.2 m98.3 m72.6 m54.1 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

99.3 m100.3 m93.9 m92 m

Retained Earnings

149.2 m152.3 m179.6 m187.5 m

Total Equity

202.5 m198.7 m256.9 m

Financial Leverage

2.1 x1.9 x1.3 x
$, 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

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 k78 k109 k83 k

Income Taxes Paid

581 k220 k13.4 m4.7 m
Y, 2016

Financial Leverage

1.3 x

Freightcar America Market Value History

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