Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, railcar manufacturer Trinity Industries
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Trinity's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Dallas (1933)|
|Market Cap||$1.9 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$3.4 billion|
|Management||Chairman/CEO Timothy Wallace (since 1999)
CFO James Perry (since 2010)
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||1.8%|
|Cash/Debt||$304.8 million / $3.0 billion|
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Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 97% of the 1,035 members who have rated Trinity believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
If you want a railroad but cannot decide which one, you might want to think about Trinity. They're not a railroad, but they make all kinds of railcars. In addition, they lead in the manufacture of [river] and coastal barges. They also work in wind energy and a number of other niche arenas. They normally hover in the mid to low [thirties] so TRN at current price is a good value play as well.
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