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Stock Highlights: GATX Corporation (NYSE: GATX)


GATX Corporation trades as part of the industrials sector and trades as part of the consulting and outsourcing industry. The company CEO is Brian A. Kenney. GATX Corp is a provider of railcar leasing and maintenance services. The company operates business through four segments offering railcar leasing and maintenance, asset-related financial, and management services.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The GATX stock showed a previous change of 0.12% with an open at 75.88 and a close of 75.32. It reached an intraday high of 76.35 and a low of 75.14.

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The stock has a market cap of $2.7b with 36.2m shares outstanding, of which the float is 35.1m shares. Trading volume reached 248,420 shares compared to its average volume of 203,866 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, GATX Corporation shares returned 2.66% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -2.35%. Over three months, it changed -0.89%. In one year it has changed 6.44% and within that year its 52-week high was 91.12 and its 52-week low was 67.47. GATX stock is 11.64% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 77.29 and a 50 day moving average of 76.03. Currently GATX stock is trading -2.54% below its 200 day moving average and may be a good opportunity to buy, but should check other indicators to confirm a buy signal.

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The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 5.52 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 13.64. Based on 4 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 1.08. The TTM EPS is 5.20, which comes to a TTM PE of 14.48. Historically, the PE high was 19.40 and the PE low was 4.80. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 24.97, which is a decrease of -66.85%.

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

1stQtr of 2019 (Reported on 04/24/2019): 1.12
4thQtr of 2018 (Reported on 01/22/2019): 1.30
3rdQtr of 2018 (Reported on 10/23/2018): 1.22
2ndQtr of 2018 (Reported on 07/19/2018): 1.01
1stQtr of 2018 (Reported on 04/19/2018): 1.98

The dividend per share is currently 1.84, which is a dividend yield of 2.44%. Also, the payout ratio is 35.38%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 26.23, which means it may be overvalued by -187.13%.

Indicators to Watch:

Short-interest was 5,958,746, which was 16.46% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 31.25. This stock has a moderate level of short interest, but may still be a buying opportunity depending on other indicators.

The current calculated beta is 1.49.

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 10.13%, return on assets is 2.35%, profit margin is 13.90%, price-to-sales is 2.12 and price-to-book is 1.51.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 2  :Valuation Score
 1  :Past Performance Score
 2  :Financial Strength Score
 0  :Future Growth Score
 4  :Dividend Score
 1  :Overall Score

John Jones
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