Trinity Industries (TRN)

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Trinity Industries PS Ratio (TTM):

0.8927 for March 31, 2015

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March 31, 2015 0.8927
March 30, 2015 0.8968
March 27, 2015 0.8808
March 26, 2015 0.8734
March 25, 2015 0.8879
March 24, 2015 0.9044
March 23, 2015 0.896
March 20, 2015 0.896
March 19, 2015 0.8635
March 18, 2015 0.8825
March 17, 2015 0.8683
March 16, 2015 0.8495
March 13, 2015 0.862
March 12, 2015 0.8348
March 11, 2015 0.8069
March 10, 2015 0.7566
March 9, 2015 0.8061
March 6, 2015 0.8107
March 5, 2015 0.818
March 4, 2015 0.8325
March 3, 2015 0.8572
March 2, 2015 0.8691
Feb. 27, 2015 0.8538
Feb. 26, 2015 0.8554
Feb. 25, 2015 0.8521
Feb. 24, 2015 0.8582
   
Feb. 23, 2015 0.845
Feb. 20, 2015 0.8348
Feb. 19, 2015 0.8198
Feb. 18, 2015 0.7655
Feb. 17, 2015 0.7675
Feb. 13, 2015 0.7566
Feb. 12, 2015 0.7482
Feb. 11, 2015 0.7396
Feb. 10, 2015 0.7378
Feb. 9, 2015 0.7444
Feb. 6, 2015 0.7345
Feb. 5, 2015 0.722
Feb. 4, 2015 0.7063
Feb. 3, 2015 0.7231
Feb. 2, 2015 0.6766
Jan. 30, 2015 0.6723
Jan. 29, 2015 0.6875
Jan. 28, 2015 0.6768
Jan. 27, 2015 0.7078
Jan. 26, 2015 0.7076
Jan. 23, 2015 0.6644
Jan. 22, 2015 0.6705
Jan. 21, 2015 0.658
Jan. 20, 2015 0.6403
Jan. 16, 2015 0.6486

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About Price to Sales Ratio

The price to sales ratio (PS ratio) is calculated by dividing stock price by the revenue per share. It is most useful for comparing companies within a sector or industry because "normal" values for this ratio vary from industry to industry. In general, low price to sales ratios are more appealing because they suggest that a company is undervalued.

An example illustrating why PS ratios should not be compared across industries: On June 21, 2010, Starbucks had a PS ratio of 1.12 while Yahoo! had a PS ratio of 2.56. In other words, Yahoo! shareholders were paying $2.56 for $1 of sales while Starbucks shareholders would only pay $1.12 for $1 of sales. However, at that same moment, the two companies' price to earnings ratios were virtually identical (Starbucks: 28.09 and Yahoo!: 27.78). Hence, shareholders were paying nearly the same amount for $1.00 in earnings. The PS ratios, though, are less comparable since Yahoo!'s profit margins are much higher than that of Starbucks.

For more information on evaluating valuation multiples similar to this, please see our original white paper research : Making Sense Of Valuation Multiples.
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TRN PS Ratio (TTM) Benchmarks

Companies
Greenbrier Companies 0.8873
Westinghouse Air Brake 3.071
American Railcar Indus 1.431

TRN PS Ratio (TTM) Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 0.4887 Jul 11 2012
Maximum 1.455 Sep 19 2014
Average 0.9091

TRN PS Ratio (TTM) Excel Add-In Codes

  • Metric Code: ps_ratio
  • Latest data point: =YCP("TRN", "ps_ratio")
  • Last 5 data points: =YCS("TRN", "ps_ratio", -4)

To find the codes for any of our financial metrics, see our Complete Reference of Metric Codes.

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