|Company name||Trinity Industries Inc|
|Live stock price||[stckqut]TRN[/stckqut]|
|P/E compared to competitors||Fair|
|Confident Investor Rating||Poor|
|Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario)||$57.75|
|Target stock price (averages with growth)||$68.73|
|Target stock price (averages with no growth)||$46.68|
|Target stock price (manual assumptions)||$44.83|
The following company description is from Google Finance: https://finance.google.com/finance?q=trn
Trinity Industries, Inc. is a diversified industrial company that owns businesses providing products and services to the energy, chemical, agriculture, transportation and construction sectors. The Company’s products and services include railcars and railcar parts; parts and steel components; the leasing, management and maintenance of railcars; highway products; construction aggregates; inland barges; structural wind towers; steel utility structures; storage and distribution containers, and trench shields and shoring products. The Company’s segments include the Rail Group, Construction Products Group, Inland Barge Group, Energy Equipment Group, Railcar Leasing and Management Services Group, and All Other. Its All Other segment includes its captive insurance and transportation companies, and other peripheral businesses. It manufactures a line of railcars, including autorack cars, box cars, covered hopper cars, gondola cars, intermodal cars, open hopper cars and tank cars.
Confident Investor comments: At this price and at this time, I do not think that a Confident Investor can confidently invest in Trinity Industries Inc. I am removing Trinity from my Watch List.
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How was this analysis of Trinity Industries Inc calculated?
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In order to assist you in using the techniques of this book, the values that I used when calculating the Manual pricing above were:
- Stock price at the time of the calculation: $37.46
- Growth: 0.14
- Current EPS (TTM): $1.5
- P/E: 25
- Future EPS Calc: $2.88
- Future Stock Price Calc: $72.2
- Target stock price: $44.83
I hope that this makes you a Confident Investor.