Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Wabtec's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Wilmerding, Pa. (1869)|
|Market Cap||$3.7 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$2.0 billion|
|Management||CEO Albert Neupaver (since 2006)
CFO Alvaro Garcia-Tunon (since 2003)
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||16.1%|
|Cash/Debt||$285.6 million / $395.9 million|
New York Air Brake
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 97% of the 424 members who have rated Wabtec believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Leading provider of rail and bus components, cars and systems. Growing like a weed; should slow a little this year but still impressive 15%-plus. [International] makes up nearly half the business. Dependent on government spending and contracts. 25% unionized. Overall a solid company that has outperformed and plays in a sweet spot of rail and the commodities/rail movement boom.
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