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WAB Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies PE ratio, current and historical analysis

As at Jun 20, 2024, the WAB stock has a PE ratio of 31.44. This is based on the current EPS of $5.14 and the stock price of $161.6 per share. An increase of 13% has been seen in the P/E ratio compared to the average of 27.7 of the last 4 quarters.

WAB PE ratio history

How has WAB's PE ratio performed in the past

The mean historical PE ratio of Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies over the last ten years is 28.19. The current 31.44 PE ratio is 12% above the historical average. Over the past ten years, WAB's PE ratio was at its highest in the Sep 2019 quarter at 52.45, with a price of $71.86 and an EPS of $1.37. The Jun 2016 quarter recorded the bottom point at 17.05, with a price of $70.23 and an EPS of $4.12.

Average
28.19
Median
28.05
Minimum
17.05
Maximum
52.45

Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 77.4% in 2019

Maximum annual decrease: -27.63% in 2015

Year PE ratio Change
2023 27.95 -3.12%
2022 28.85 -7.29%
2021 31.12 -7.33%
2020 33.58 -17.55%
2019 40.73 77.4%
2018 22.96 -22.75%
2017 29.72 20.62%
2016 24.64 43.42%
2015 17.18 -27.63%
2014 23.74 -2.51%

WAB average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of WAB for the past years

The current PE ratio of WAB is greater than its 3, 5 and 10-year historical averages.

3-year avg
28.86
5-year avg
31
10-year avg
28.19
15-year avg
25.11

WAB PE vs peers

What is WAB's PE ratio compared to its peers

WAB's PE ratio is lower than its peer stock GE, but it is greater than TRN's and GBX's.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
GBX Greenbrier Companies Inc 14.25 $1.57B
TRN Trinity Industries Inc 19.78 $2.51B
WAB Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp 31.33 $28.4B
GE General Electric Co 53.15 $179.78B
RAIL FreightCar America Inc N/A $68.11M

Frequently asked questions

What is Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies's PE ratio?

The price to earnings ratio for WAB stock as of Jun 20, 2024, stands at 31.44.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies (WAB)?

The average PE ratio for WAB stock over the past 3 years is 28.86.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies (WAB)?

The average PE ratio for WAB stock over the past 5 years is 31.0.

What is the highest PE ratio for WAB?

Over the last ten years, the quarterly PE ratio reached a historic high of 52.45 in the Sep 2019 quarter.

How does the current PE ratio for WAB compare to its historical average?

WAB's current price to earnings ratio is 12% above its 10-year historical average.

How is WAB's PE ratio calculated (Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies PE ratio formula)?

The PE ratio is calculated by dividing the most recent price of a stock by its trailing twelve months EPS. As of today (Jun 20, 2024), Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies's stock price is $161.6. The earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Mar 2024 is $5.14. Therefore, Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies's P/E ratio for today is 31.44. PE RATIO(31.44) = STOCK PRICE($161.6) / TTM EPS($5.14)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.