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Last $21.55 USD
Change Today +0.82 / 3.96%
Volume 208.0K
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FreightCar America, Inc., through its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and sells aluminum-bodied railcars and coal cars that transport various non-liquid commodities and products primarily in North America. The company operates through two segments, Manufacturing and Services. It offers a range of freight cars, including covered hoppers, open top hoppers, mill gondolas, boxcars, and intermodal and non-intermodal flat cars, as well as coil steel cars and motor vehicle carriers, which transport various types of dry bulk and containerized freight products. The company also refurbishes and rebuilds railcars; sells forged, cast, and fabricated parts for various railcars; and leases freight cars, as well as provides general railcar repair and maintenance, and inspections services for various types of freight-carrying railcars. It also exports its manufactured railcars to Latin America and the Middle East. The company’s primary customers include railroads, financial institutions, and shippers. FreightCar America, Inc. was founded in 1901 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

1,381 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/13/15
Founded in 1901

freightcar america inc (RAIL) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $400.0K
Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of Fi...
Total Annual Compensation: $300.0K
General Counsel and Secretary
Total Annual Compensation: $305.7K
Senior Vice President of Human Resources
Total Annual Compensation: $252.0K
Senior Vice President of Marketing & Sales
Total Annual Compensation: $280.6K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

freightcar america inc (RAIL) Key Developments

FreightCar America Announces Preliminary Settlement of Retiree Benefits Litigation

FreightCar America Inc. announced that it has reached a preliminary settlement agreement with the United Steel Workers International Union and other plaintiffs in connection with the pending litigation relating to certain disputed retiree medical coverage and life insurance benefits. Under the terms of the preliminary settlement agreement, FreightCar America will make a one-time cash payment of $32,750,000 in exchange for full and final resolution of the matter. The preliminary settlement is subject to the execution of definitive documentation and court approval. All parties have agreed to use their best efforts to obtain a fairness hearing within 90 days of filing the motion for preliminary approval and to secure final approval of the settlement terms, which final approval is anticipated to be granted by the court by early 2016. Upon payment of the settlement amount, the company expects to realize an after-tax gain of approximately $11 million, based on associated recorded liabilities of approximately $67 million at June 30, 2015. The current pre-tax expense associated with these postretirement benefits is approximately $3.3 million annually, which will be eliminated upon payment of the settlement amount.

FreightCar America, Inc. Announces Resignation of Kathleen M. Boege as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Effective September 4, 2015

On August 11, 2015, Kathleen M. Boege, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of FreightCar America Inc. notified the company that she will be leaving the company, effective September 4, 2015.

FreightCar America Inc. Declares Regular Cash Dividend, Payable on August 26, 2015

The directors of FreightCar America Inc. declared a regular cash dividend of $0.09 per share of common stock of the company. The dividend is payable on August 26, 2015, to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 20, 2015.


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