Direct comparison: Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies (NYSE: WAB) and Rail Vision (NASDAQ: RVSN)

Rail Vision (NASDAQ:RVSN – Get Rating) and Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies (NYSE:WAB – Get Rating) are both transportation companies, but which is the better action? We’ll compare the two companies based on earnings strength, risk, valuation, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, and analyst recommendations.


This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Rail Vision and Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
Railway vision N / A N / A N / A
Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies 7.99% 8.57% 4.71%

Analyst Notes

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommendations for Rail Vision and Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
Railway vision 0 0 0 0 N / A
Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies 0 3 4 0 2.57

Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies has a consensus target price of $100.00, suggesting a potential upside of 3.91%. Given Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies’ likely higher upside, analysts clearly think Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies is more favorable than Rail Vision.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

91.7% of Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies shares are held by institutional investors. 1.2% of Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership indicates that hedge funds, endowments, and large fund managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Benefits and evaluation

This table compares the revenue, earnings per share and valuation of Rail Vision and Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
Railway vision $890,000.00 17.75 N / A N / A N / A
Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies $7.82 billion 2.25 $558.00 million $3.42 28.14

Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies has higher revenues and profits than Rail Vision.


Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies beats Rail Vision on 8 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Rail Vision

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Rail Vision Ltd. designs, develops, assembles and sells railway detection systems for the operational safety, efficiency and predictive maintenance of railways in Israel. Its rail detection systems include various cameras, such as optical cameras, visible light spectrum cameras (video) and thermal cameras that transmit data to a ruggedized on-board computer designed to adapt to the harsh environment of the locomotive of a train. The company offers mainline systems for safe train operation, collision avoidance and reduced downtime; yard systems for shunting operations; and light rail vehicle systems to detect and classify obstacles. It also offers railway vision big data services. The company was incorporated in 2016 and is headquartered in Ra’anana, Israel.

About Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies

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Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies LogoWestinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation provides technology-based equipment, systems and services for the rail freight and passenger transportation industries worldwide. It operates through two segments, Freight and Transit. The Freight segment manufactures and services components for new and existing freight cars and locomotives; built new commuter locomotives; rebuilt freight locomotives; provides railway electronics, positive train control equipment, signal design and engineering services; and provides related heat exchange and cooling systems. It serves publicly traded railways; leasing companies; original equipment manufacturers, including locomotives and freight cars; and utilities. The Transit segment manufactures and services components for new and existing mass transit vehicles, such as regional trains, high-speed trains, subway cars, light rail vehicles and buses; renovates metro cars; and provides heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment, as well as doors for buses and subways. This segment serves transit authorities and municipalities, rental companies, and manufacturers of subway cars and buses. It also provides electronically controlled air brake products; railway electronics; freight car trucks; traction gears, couplers and slack adjusters; air compressors and dryers; heat exchangers and cooling products; and track and switch products. Additionally, the company offers railway braking equipment and related components; friction products; new shunting locomotives; overhaul services for locomotives and public transport wagons; and freight locomotive overhaul, modernization and refurbishment services. Additionally, it provides platform screen doors; pantographs; window assemblies; couplers; elevators and accessibility ramps for buses and subway cars; and traction motors. The company was founded in 1869 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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