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Friday, March 23, 2012

Undervalued Stock Detected (NYSE: GBX)

Shares of GBX fell by 3.23% or $-0.68/share to $20.39. Greenbrier Companies is trading at a price to book ratio of 1.52. The PEG is 0.97 suggesting that the shares are trading at an excellent value relative to firm's growth rate. The price to sales ratio came in at 0.39. Hence, the firm is extremely cheap relative to its top line sales figures. On average, 551497 shares of GBX exchange hands on a given day and today's volume is recorded at 118303. These financial metrics combined make this company seem undervalued. Value investors may have an eye on this one, especially if the stock gets cheaper.

The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (Greenbrier) is a designer, manufacturer and marketer of railroad freight car equipment in North America and Europe; a manufacturer and marketer of ocean-going marine barges in North America, and provider of wheel services, railcar refurbishment and parts, leasing and other services to the railroad and related transportation industries in North America.