Freightcar America, Inc. ( RAIL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 14, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.09 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 22, 2017. Shareholders who purchased RAIL prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 9th quarter that RAIL has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of RAIL was $14.62, representing a -27.73% decrease from the 52 week high of $20.23 and a 34.5% increase over the 52 week low of $10.87.
RAIL is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Union Pacific Corporation ( UNP ) and Canadian National Railway Company ( CNI ). RAIL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.93. Zacks Investment Research reports RAIL's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as -81.68%, compared to an industry average of -30.2%.