Trinity Industries (TRN)

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Trinity Industries PS Ratio (TTM):

1.281 for Oct. 1, 2014

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Oct. 1, 2014 1.281
Sept. 30, 2014 1.352
Sept. 29, 2014 1.369
Sept. 26, 2014 1.385
Sept. 25, 2014 1.387
Sept. 24, 2014 1.393
Sept. 23, 2014 1.376
Sept. 22, 2014 1.401
Sept. 19, 2014 1.456
Sept. 18, 2014 1.448
Sept. 17, 2014 1.411
Sept. 16, 2014 1.393
Sept. 15, 2014 1.352
Sept. 12, 2014 1.372
Sept. 11, 2014 1.386
Sept. 10, 2014 1.367
Sept. 9, 2014 1.386
Sept. 8, 2014 1.407
Sept. 5, 2014 1.404
Sept. 4, 2014 1.410
Sept. 3, 2014 1.427
Sept. 2, 2014 1.437
Aug. 29, 2014 1.400
Aug. 28, 2014 1.390
Aug. 27, 2014 1.410
   
Aug. 26, 2014 1.402
Aug. 25, 2014 1.405
Aug. 22, 2014 1.394
Aug. 21, 2014 1.376
Aug. 20, 2014 1.368
Aug. 19, 2014 1.336
Aug. 18, 2014 1.313
Aug. 15, 2014 1.276
Aug. 14, 2014 1.278
Aug. 13, 2014 1.266
Aug. 12, 2014 1.230
Aug. 11, 2014 1.254
Aug. 8, 2014 1.231
Aug. 7, 2014 1.203
Aug. 6, 2014 1.208
Aug. 5, 2014 1.254
Aug. 4, 2014 1.269
Aug. 1, 2014 1.272
July 31, 2014 1.263
July 30, 2014 1.323
July 29, 2014 1.303
July 28, 2014 1.303
July 25, 2014 1.313
July 24, 2014 1.316
July 23, 2014 1.306

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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 1.152
American Railcar 1.935
Union Pacific 4.350

TRN PS Ratio (TTM) Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 0.4244 Oct 2 2009
Maximum 1.456 Sep 19 2014
Average 0.8761

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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