Greenbrier to Present Some Market Tells

On Tuesday, the railcar and barge manufacturing company Greenbrier Companies (GBX) will report its November quarter results. As I mentioned in my regular Sunday night "Week Ahead" piece, not only is Greenbrier the first of the major railcar manufacturers to report its earnings, it is offering the first look at new railcar demand for the December quarter.

Official industry statistics won't be out for at least a few weeks, and that makes what Greenbrier management has to say about the state of the industry rather important. That means management commentary will weigh or elevate the shares of other railcar manufacturers such as Trinity Industries (TRN), American Railcar (ARII) and Freightcar America (RAIL) and suppliers such as Wabco Holdings (WBC). ...360 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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