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Last $26.42 USD
Change Today -1.22 / -4.41%
Volume 102.1K
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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, Inc. Appoints Malcolm F. Moore to Board of Directors

FreightCar America Inc. announced that Malcolm F. "Mac" Moore has been appointed to the company's Board of Directors, effective March 5, 2015. The addition of Mr. Moore brings the total number of directors to eight. Since June 2013, Mr. Moore has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Digi-Star LLC. From November 2011 to June 2013, Mr. Moore served as Chairman of Digi-Star. Prior to joining Digi-Star, Mr. Moore served as an advisor to Baird Capital Partners from June 2010 to November 2011.

FreightCar America Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ended December 31, 2014; Provides Financial Guidance for the Year 2015

FreightCar America Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported revenues of $212,464,000 compared to $79,723,000 a year ago. Operating income was $7,351,000 compared to operating loss of $18,134,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $7,122,000 compared to loss before income taxes of $18,457,000 a year ago. Net income was $4,806,000 or $0.39 per diluted share compared to net loss of $12,287,000 or $1.03 per diluted share a year ago. Capital spending for the fourth quarter of 2014 was $3.6 million, primarily associated with the build-out of the Shoals facility. For the year, the company reported revenues of $598,518,000 compared to $290,393,000 a year ago. Operating income was $9,507,000 compared to operating loss of $24,087,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $8,472,000 compared to loss before income taxes of $24,832,000 a year ago. Net income was $5,904,000 or $0.49 per diluted share compared to net loss of $19,295,000 or $1.61 per diluted share a year ago. Net cash flows used in operating activities was $6,026,000 compared to net cash provided by operating activities of $32,243,000 a year ago. Purchases of property, plant and equipment were $11,802,000 compared to $17,317,000 a year ago. For the full year of 2015, the company currently expects capital expenditures to be approximately $15 million. The company anticipates an effective tax rate of approximately 35%.

FreightCar America Inc. Declares Regular Cash Dividend, Payable on February 25, 2015

The directors of FreightCar America Inc. have declared a cash dividend of $0.09 per share of common stock of the company. This dividend represents an increase of 50%, or $0.03 per common share, from the company’s prior quarterly cash dividend of $0.06 per common share. The dividend is payable on February 25, 2015, to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 19, 2015.


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