Analyst Research and Ratings: FreightCar America, Inc. (RAIL), Energy Recovery, Inc. (ERII)

FreightCar America, Inc. (NASDAQ:RAIL) tinted gains of +1.83% (+0.14 points) to US$7.81. The volume of 0.09 Million shares climbed down over an trading activity of 118.33 Million shares. EPS ratio determined by looking at last 12 month figures is -1.91. Over the same time span, the stock marked US$20.14 as its best level and the lowest price reached was US$6.49. The corporation has a market cap of US$96.53 Million.

FreightCar America, Inc. (NASDAQ:RAIL)’s earnings per share has been growing at a -24.8 percent rate over the past 5 year when average revenue increase was noted as -9.6 percent. The return on equity ratio or ROE stands at -11.6 percent while most common profitability ratio return on investment (ROI) was -8.8 percent. The company’s institutional ownership is monitored at 87.5 percent. The company’s net profit margin has achieved the current level of -8.5 percent and possesses -1.2 percent gross margin.

Daily Analyst Recommendations

A number of key analysts, polled by FactSet, shared their views about the current stock momentum. The forecast of 0 surveyed investment analysts covering the stock advises investors to Buy stake in the company. At present, 0 analysts call it Sell, while 6 think it is Hold. Recently, analysts have updated the overall rating to 3. 0 analysts recommended Overweight these shares while 0 recommended Underweight, according to FactSet data.

Energy Recovery, Inc. (NASDAQ:ERII) is worth US$407.33 Million and has recently risen 0.52% to US$7.7. The latest exchange of 0.21 Million shares is below its average trading activity of 209.47 Million shares. The day began at US$7.72 but the price moved to US$7.47 at one point during the trading and finally capitulating to a session high of US$7.8. The stock tapped a 52-week high of US$10.25 while the mean 12-month price target for the shares is US$15.

Currently, the stock carries a price to earnings ratio of 11.18, a price to book ratio of 3.77, and a price to sales ratio of 5.14. For the past 5 years, the company’s revenue has grown 8.2%, while the company’s earnings per share has grown 33%. With an institutional ownership near 43.6%, it carries an earnings per share ratio of 0.69.

Inside Look At Analysts Reviews

Latest analyst recommendations could offer little help to investors. The stock is a Buy among 0 brokerage firms polled by Factset Research. At present, 1 analysts recommended Holding these shares while 0 recommended sell, according to FactSet data. 0 analysts call it Underweight, while 4 think it is Overweight. Recently, investment analysts covering the stock have updated the mean rating to 2.2.