Trinity Industries Inc ($TRN) Possible Buy to $56 Confident Investor Rating: Good

Company name Trinity Industries Inc
Stock ticker TRN
Live stock price [stckqut]TRN[/stckqut]
P/E compared to competitors Good


Employee productivity Poor
Sales growth Fair
EPS growth Good
P/E growth Good
EBIT growth Good


Confident Investor Rating Good
Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario) $87.5
Target stock price (averages with growth) $39.58
Target stock price (averages with no growth) $5.66
Target stock price (manual assumptions) $72.39

The following company description is from Google Finance:

Trinity Industries, Inc. (Trinity) is a multi-industry company. As a multi-industry company, it manufactures and sells a range of products through a range of product lines, including Railcars and railcar parts in addition to leasing railcars to its customers through its integrated business model, which includes a leasing business, Trinity Industries Leasing Company (TILC); Inland barges; Structural wind towers; Highway products; Concrete and aggregates; Tank containers, and Steel parts and components. In January 2014, Trinity Industries Inc acquired the assets of WesMor Cryogenic Companies through a newly formed subsidiary. In January 2014, Element Financial Corp completed its second railcar portfolio acquisition with the purchase of leased railcars from Trinity Industries. In January 2014, Trinity Industries Inc announced that its subsidiary acquired the assets of Alloy Custom Products Inc.

Confident Investor comments: At this time, I think that a Confident Investor can cautiously invest in Trinity Industries Inc as long as the price is correct. Most of the fundamentals of Trinity Industries Inc are good, in fact the company ranks as a Good company, but there are some concerns with the price of the stock. I will not be adding Trinity Industries to my Watch List at this time.

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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: $56.65

Growth: 0.15

Current EPS (TTM): $4.14

P/E: 14

Future EPS Calc: $8.32

Future Stock Price Calc: $116.57

Target stock price: $72.38

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