GATX Corp Earnings Estimate

GATX -  USA Stock  

USD 90.98  1.01  1.12%

Many public companies, such as GATX Corp, manage the perception of their earnings on regular basis to make sure that analyst estimates are accurate. Future earnings calculations are essential input when attempting to value a firm.
GATX Corp is projected to generate 4.4 in earnings per share on 31st of December 2021. GATX Corp earnings estimates module stress-tests analyst consensus about projected GATX Corp EPS (Earning Per Share) to derive its highest and lowest estimates based on its historical volatility. Please check Risk vs Return Analysis.

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Gross Profit is likely to rise to about 827.5 M in 2021. Profit Margin is likely to rise to 0.16 in 2021
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GATX Corp Earnings Estimation Breakdown

Calculation of earning per share of GATX Corp is based on official Zacks consensus of 2 analysts regarding GATX Corp future annual earnings. Given the historical accuracy of 87.45%, the future earnings per share of GATX Corp is estimated to be 4.4 with the lowest and highest values of 4.3 and 4.5, respectively. Please note that this consensus of annual earnings estimates for GATX Corp is an estimate of EPS before non-recurring items and including employee stock options expenses
Current EPS
3.99
27th of July 2021
4.30
Lowest
Estimated EPS
4.4
4.50
Highest

GATX Corp Earnings Projection Consensus

Suppose the current estimates of GATX Corp's value are higher than the current market price of the GATX Corp stock. In this case, investors may conclude that GATX Corp is overpriced and will exhibit bullish sentiment. On the other hand, if the present value is lower than the stock price, analysts may conclude that the market undervalues the equity. These scenarios may suggest that the market is not as efficient as it should be at the estimation time, and GATX Corp's stock will quickly adjusts to the new information provided by the consensus estimate.
Number of AnalystsHistorical AccuracyCurrent EPSEPS Estimate for 31st of December 2021

2

87.45%

3.99

4.4

GATX Corp Earnings History

Earnings estimate consensus by GATX Corp analysts from Wall Street is used by the market to judge GATX Corp's stock performance. The investors also use these earnings estimates to evaluate and project the stock performance into the future in order to make their investment decisions. However, we recommend analyzing not only GATX Corp's upcoming profit reports and earnings-per-share forecasts but also compare them to our different valuation methods.

GATX Corp Quarterly Earnings Before Interest Taxes and Depreciation Amortization EBITDA

190.5 MillionShare
GATX Corp Earning Before Interest and Taxes EBIT is fairly stable at the moment as compared to the past year. GATX Corp reported Earning Before Interest and Taxes EBIT of 378.9 Million in 2020. Earnings per Basic Share is likely to rise to 5.18 in 2021, whereas Accumulated Retained Earnings Deficit are likely to drop slightly above 2.5 B in 2021. GATX Corp Weighted Average Shares is fairly stable at the moment as compared to the past year. GATX Corp reported Weighted Average Shares of 35 Million in 2020. Weighted Average Shares Diluted is likely to rise to about 36.6 M in 2021, whereas Issuance Purchase of Equity Shares is likely to drop (145.7 M) in 2021.
Sophisticated investors, who have witnessed many market ups and downs, frequently view the market will even out over time. This tendency of GATX Corp's price to converge to an average value over time is called mean reversion. However, historically, high market prices usually discourage investors that believe in mean reversion to invest, while low prices are viewed as an opportunity to buy. Please use the tools below to analyze the current value of GATX Corp in the context of predictive analytics.
Hype
Prediction
LowEstimated ValueHigh
88.1989.9991.79
Details
Intrinsic
Valuation
LowReal ValueHigh
80.9793.8995.69
Details
Naive
Forecast
LowNext ValueHigh
91.3393.1394.93
Details
4 Analysts
Consensus
LowTarget PriceHigh
73.0095.25104.00
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Please note, it is not enough to conduct a financial or market analysis of a single entity such as GATX Corp. Your research has to be compared to or analyzed against GATX Corp's peers to derive any actionable benefits. When done correctly, GATX Corp's competitive analysis will give you plenty of quantitative and qualitative data to validate your investment decisions or develop an entirely new strategy towards taking a position in GATX Corp. Note that many institutional investors and large investment bankers can move markets due to the volume of GATX Corp assets they manage. They also follow analysts to some degree and often drive overall investor sentiments towards GATX Corp. With so many stockholders watching consensus numbers, the difference between actual and projected earnings is one of the most critical factors driving GATX Corp stock price in the short term.

GATX Corp Earnings per Share Projection vs Actual

Actual Earning per Share of GATX Corp refers to what the company shows during its earnings calls or quarterly reports. The Expected EPS is what analysts covering GATX Corp predict the company's earnings will be in the future. The higher the earnings per share of GATX Corp, the better is its profitability. While calculating the Earning per Share, we use the weighted ratio, as the number of shares outstanding can change over time.

GATX Corp Estimated Earnings per Share

For an investor who is primarily interested in generating an income out of investing in entities such as GATX Corp, the EPS ratio can tell if the company is intending to increase its current dividend. Although EPS is an essential tool for investors, it should not be used in isolation. EPS of GATX Corp should always be considered in relation to other companies to make a more educated investment decision.

GATX Corp Quarterly Analyst Estimates and Surprise Metrics

Earnings surprises can significantly impact GATX Corp's stock price both in the short term and over time. Negative earnings surprises usually result in a price decline. However, it has been seen that positive earnings surprises lead to an immediate rise in a stock's price and a gradual increase over time. This is why we often hear news about some companies beating earning projections. Financial analysts spend a large amount of time predicting earnings per share (EPS) along with other important future indicators. Many analysts use forecasting models, management guidance, and additional fundamental information to derive an EPS estimate.
Reported
Fiscal Date
Estimated EPS
Reported EPS
Surprise
2021-07-20
2021-06-301.0251.350.32531 
2021-04-20
2021-03-310.891.020.1314 
2021-01-28
2020-12-310.85330.5-0.353341 
2020-10-20
2020-09-300.82331.360.536765 
2020-07-21
2020-06-300.9361.050.11412 
2020-05-04
2020-03-311.241.310.07
2020-01-23
2019-12-311.0451.360.31530 
2019-10-22
2019-09-301.171.250.08
2019-07-18
2019-06-301.3161.780.46435 
2019-04-24
2019-03-311.191.12-0.07
2019-01-22
2018-12-310.740.840.113 
2018-10-23
2018-09-301.06861.220.151414 
2018-07-19
2018-06-300.92251.160.237525 
2018-04-19
2018-03-311.14631.980.833772 
2018-01-18
2017-12-310.73380.68-0.0538
2017-10-19
2017-09-300.97141.250.278628 
2017-07-20
2017-06-301.11161.320.208418 
2017-04-20
2017-03-311.14751.440.292525 
2017-01-19
2016-12-311.0531.140.087
2016-10-20
2016-09-301.31461.50.185414 
2016-07-21
2016-06-301.23431.490.255720 
2016-04-21
2016-03-311.17711.620.442937 
2016-01-21
2015-12-311.39291.440.0471
2015-10-22
2015-09-301.391.520.13
2015-07-23
2015-06-301.221.03-0.1915 
2015-04-23
2015-03-311.091.390.327 
2015-01-22
2014-12-311.251.30.05
2014-10-23
2014-09-301.161.14-0.02
2014-07-31
2014-06-301.051.150.1
2014-04-24
2014-03-310.760.820.06
2014-01-23
2013-12-310.931.140.2122 
2013-10-24
2013-09-3011.090.09
2013-07-18
2013-06-300.850.68-0.1720 
2013-04-25
2013-03-310.70.6-0.114 
2013-01-24
2012-12-310.540.560.02
2012-10-18
2012-09-300.660.750.0913 
2012-07-19
2012-06-300.610.80.1931 
2012-04-26
2012-03-310.490.690.240 
2012-01-19
2011-12-310.550.620.0712 
2011-10-20
2011-09-300.610.670.06
2011-07-28
2011-06-300.460.43-0.03
2011-04-21
2011-03-310.330.28-0.0515 
2011-01-20
2010-12-310.40.33-0.0717 
2010-10-21
2010-09-300.390.470.0820 
2010-07-22
2010-06-300.40.39-0.01
2010-04-22
2010-03-310.330.40.0721 
2010-01-21
2009-12-310.360.450.0925 
2009-10-22
2009-09-300.420.420
2009-07-23
2009-06-300.50.27-0.2346 
2009-04-23
2009-03-310.50.560.0612 
2009-01-23
2008-12-310.580.580
2008-10-23
2008-09-300.831.140.3137 
2008-07-24
2008-06-300.810.820.01
2008-04-24
2008-03-310.680.90.2232 
2008-01-24
2007-12-310.610.620.01
2007-10-25
2007-09-300.831.210.3845 
2007-07-26
2007-06-300.750.790.04
2007-04-26
2007-03-310.620.650.03
2007-01-25
2006-12-310.60.5-0.116 
2006-10-26
2006-09-300.730.740.01
2006-07-27
2006-06-300.60.70.116 
2006-04-27
2006-03-310.540.830.2953 
2006-01-26
2005-12-310.340.340
2005-10-27
2005-09-300.520.610.0917 
2005-07-28
2005-06-300.330.620.2987 
2005-04-21
2005-03-310.370.520.1540 
2005-01-27
2004-12-310.191.241.05552 
2004-10-28
2004-09-300.170.390.22129 
2004-07-29
2004-06-300.290.40.1137 
2004-04-22
2004-03-310.330.460.1339 
2004-01-30
2003-12-310.310.370.0619 
2003-10-23
2003-09-300.280.330.0517 
2003-07-29
2003-06-300.310.360.0516 
2003-04-24
2003-03-310.230.260.0313 
2003-01-30
2002-12-310.280.16-0.1242 
2002-10-24
2002-09-300.370.390.02
2002-07-23
2002-06-300.420.420
2002-04-23
2002-03-310.340.390.0514 
2002-01-22
2001-12-310.24-0.25-0.49204 
2001-10-23
2001-09-300.390.390
2001-07-24
2001-06-300.550.46-0.0916 
2001-04-24
2001-03-310.820.63-0.1923 
2001-01-23
2000-12-310.760.75-0.01
2000-10-24
2000-09-300.90.930.03
2000-07-25
2000-06-300.830.860.03
2000-04-25
2000-03-310.830.82-0.01
2000-01-25
1999-12-310.660.64-0.02
1999-10-19
1999-09-300.820.830.01
1999-07-20
1999-06-300.770.75-0.02
1999-04-20
1999-03-310.830.79-0.04
1999-01-26
1998-12-310.610.630.02
1998-10-20
1998-09-300.720.760.04
1998-07-21
1998-06-300.70.63-0.0710 
1998-04-21
1998-03-310.650.740.0913 
1998-01-27
1997-12-310.480.45-0.03
1997-10-21
1997-09-300.720.56-0.1622 
1997-07-22
1997-06-300.640.61-0.03
1997-04-23
1997-03-310.560.640.0814 

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The earnings estimate module is a useful tool to check what professional financial analysts are assuming about the future of GATX Corp earnings. We show available consensus EPS estimates for the upcoming years and quarters. Investors can also examine how these consensus opinions have evolved historically. We show current GATX Corp estimates, future projections, as well as estimates 1, 2, and three years ago. Investors can search for a specific entity to conduct investment planning and build diversified portfolios. Please note, earnings estimates provided by Macroaxis are the average expectations of expert analysts that we track. If a given stock such as GATX Corp fails to match professional earnings estimates, it usually performs purely. Wall Street refers to that as a 'negative surprise.' If a company 'beats' future estimates, it's usually called an 'upside surprise.'
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Last ReportedProjected for 2021
Accumulated Retained Earnings Deficit2.7 B2.5 B
Earning Before Interest and Taxes EBIT378.9 M427.9 M
Earnings per Basic Share 4.33  5.18 
Earnings per Diluted Share 4.27  5.11 
Price to Earnings Ratio 19.21  15.83 
Earnings Before Interest Taxes and Depreciation Amortization EBITDA721.7 M777.3 M
Earnings before Tax188.6 M231.7 M
GATX Corporation strives to be recognized as the finest railcar leasing company in the world by our customers, our shareholders, our employees and the communities where we operate. GATX has been headquartered in Chicago, Illinois since its founding in 1898. GATX Corp operates under Rental Leasing Services classification in the United States and is traded on New York Stock Exchange. It employs 1904 people.

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