Westinghouse Air Brake Technol (WAB) dividend stock





  • Yield

     0.55%
  • Dividend

     0.48
  • 5 year dividend growth rate
     51.6%
  • Dividend increased

     5 yrs.
  • Payout ratio

     16%
  • Dividend pay date

     8/28/2017
  • Ex-dividend date

     5/10/2017
  • Uninterrupted
    dividends
     N/A yrs.
  • Yield compared to 5 year average
     + 175.0%
  • Dividend payback
    period
     12 yrs.
  • Chowder rule

     52.2
  • Tweed factor

     23.8
Rating
Overall rating
The overall rating measures the general health and sustainabilty of the company's dividend. It is an average of the five ratings below.





Dividend increased years
This rating looks at the number of years the company has increased their dividend consecutively. 1 star is given for 7 years or below and 5 stars are given for 23 years or more.





Dividend yield
This rating evaluates the size of the yield. 1 star is given for a yield below 0.75% and 5 stars for yields above 6.75%.





Payout ratio
The payout ratio shows how much of the earnings are being paid out as dividends. We award 0 stars for payout ratios above 100% and 5 stars for ratios below 10%.





Dividend growth rate
This rating takes into account the growth of the dividend. Companies that have a dividend growth rate below 1.5% get 1 star while 5 stars are given for rates above 13.5%.





Yield compared to 5 year average
If the current yield is below the 5 year average, it tends to indicate that the stock is cheap. A rating of 0 is given if the current yield is below 0 percent compared to the average and a rating of 5 is given if it's more than 22.5% above.
Relative valuations
Yield compared to 5 year average   
175.0%
Payout ratio compared to 5 year average   
62.7%
P/E compared to 5 year average   
28.0%
Price per book value compared to 5 year average   
-8.5%
Price change from 52 week high   
-6.9%
Price change from 50 days average   
-1.3%
Price change from 200 days average   
4.4%
Price info
Change
0.15 (0.17%)


Last price
87.34 USD


Day range
86.97 - 87.85


Year range
65.54 - 93.81

Financial health
Current ratio
2.43


Debt/equity ratio
40.89


Cash
226.19M


Debt
695.73M


Valuation
Price/earning (P/E)
28.29


Price/book (P/B)
3.57


Forward price/earning (P/E)
18.78


Price/sales (P/S)
2.73


PEG
2.76


Market cap
8.38B

Recession performance (2007 - 2009)
0.0200,0.0200,0.0200
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Dvidend growth (annualized)   
0.0%
1.1200,1.3400,1.2000
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
3.5%
10 year history
0.0200,0.0200,0.0200,0.0200,0.0400,0.0800,0.1300,0.2000,0.2800,0.3200
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Dividend growth (annualized)   
36.1%
1.1200,1.3400,1.2000,1.2800,1.7600,2.6000,3.0100,3.6200,4.1000,4.1000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
15.5%
6.3400,6.6600,8.1500,9.3800,10.5400,13.3800,15.7700,18.5800,21.6100,18.4900
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Book value per share growth (annualized)   
12.6%
1.8000,1.5000,1.7000,1.6000,1.9000,3.1000,3.9000,5.2000,6.5000,6.8000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Payout ratio growth (annualized)   
15.9%
98.0000,98.0000,96.0000,96.0000,97.0000,97.0000,97.0000,97.0000,97.0000,97.0000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Shares outstanding growth (annualized)   
-0.1%
Other companies in the railroads industry
Company
Div. increase  
Yield
Div. growth
Canada   Canadian National Railway 21 yrs1.62%18.2%
USA   Norfolk Southern 16 yrs2.08%7.3%
USA   CSX 13 yrs1.57%10.0%
USA   Union Pacific 11 yrs2.33%17.9%
USA   Trinity Industries 7 yrs1.65%20.9%
United Kingdom   ROTALA 7 yrs3.22%14.1%
Company profile
Empoloyees
12,600


Sector


Website


Founded
1869


Industry


SEC filings




Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation, doing business as Wabtec Corporation, provides technology-based products and services for the freight rail and passenger transit industries worldwide. It operates in two segments, Freight and Transit. The Freight segment manufactures and services comp...
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Address:
1001 Air Brake Avenue, Wilmerding, PA, 15148

Phone:
+1 412 825-1000
Westinghouse Air Brake Technol has a dividend of 0.48 USD and their yield is 0.55%. Since 2012they have raised their dividend each year, that is 5 years in a row. The payout ratio of WAB is 16%, based on an EPS of 3.09 and a dividend of 0.48. The company has a dividend payback period of 12 years. Their dividend has been growing by 51.6% a year for the last 5 years (on average). 5/10/2017 is the ex-dividend date for Westinghouse Air Brake Technol, while 8/28/2017 is the dividend pay date. 12,600 people work for them (a US company) and it has been founded back in 1869. The stock belongs to the railroads industry in the services sector. Our dividend rating for this stock is 3.1 / 5 stars.






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