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  • Fourth-quarter 2020 net income from continuing operations was $17.8 million or $0.50 per diluted share

  • Full-year 2020 net income from continuing operations was $150.2 million or $4.24 per diluted share

  • Rail North America’s fleet utilization remained high at 98.1%

  • GATX commences program of direct investment in aircraft spare engines

CHICAGO, Jan. 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GATX Corporation (NYSE:GATX) today reported 2020 fourth-quarter and full-year results. Results for the fourth quarter and full-year ending Dec. 31 are summarized below:

Three Months Ended
December 31

Twelve Months Ended
December 31

Per Diluted Share

2020

2019

2020

2019

Income from Continuing Operations

$

0.50

$

1.18

$

4.24

$

4.97

Income from Discontinued Operations

0.41

0.03

0.84

Total

$

0.50

$

1.59

$

4.27

$

5.81

2020 fourth-quarter net income from continuing operations was $17.8 million or $0.50 per diluted share, compared to net income from continuing operations of $42.1 million or $1.18 per diluted share in the fourth quarter of 2019. Net income from continuing operations for the full-year 2020 was $150.2 million or $4.24 per diluted share, compared to $180.8 million or $4.97 per diluted share in the prior year period.

The 2020 full-year results include a net negative impact of $12.3 million or $0.35 per diluted share related to the elimination of a previously announced tax rate reduction in the United Kingdom. The 2019 full-year results include a net deferred tax benefit of $2.8 million or $0.08 per diluted share related to an enacted tax rate reduction in Alberta, Canada. Details related to these items are provided in the attached Supplemental Information under Tax Adjustments and Other Items.

In the second quarter of 2020, GATX completed the sale of American Steamship Company. As a result, this segment is reported as discontinued operations and prior periods have been recast to conform to the current presentation.

“Our 2020 results reflect excellent execution in the face of a challenging year,” said Brian A. Kenney, president and chief executive officer of GATX. “Despite difficult market conditions at Rail North America, outstanding efforts by our commercial team enabled us to maintain fleet utilization above 98% throughout the year. Persistent industry-wide railcar overcapacity combined with the economic impacts of COVID-19 put significant pressure on lease rates. However, absolute lease rates for most car types stabilized or modestly improved in the second half of the year. Notably, our maintenance cost performance was better than our original expectations coming into 2020, as the efficiencies gained from aggressively moving work from third-party shops into our owned maintenance facilities more than offset COVID-19 related expenses necessary to ensure workplace safety.

“Despite the pandemic, demand for railcars remained stable in Europe and India. Rail International maintained high fleet utilization, experienced increases in renewal lease rates, and grew and further diversified its railcar fleets. Nevertheless, COVID-19 adversely affected the pace of new railcar investments in both Europe and India. In Portfolio Management, the Rolls-Royce and Partners Finance affiliates, our joint venture with Rolls-Royce, benefited from a large gain on a transaction involving the refinancing and sale of a group of aircraft spare engines in the third quarter. Apart from this gain, financial results declined due to the significant reduction in global passenger air travel resulting from the pandemic.

“Our 2020 full-year investment volume was over $1.0 billion, up significantly from 2019. We continue to execute our strategy of capitalizing on difficult market conditions to invest in attractively priced, long-lived, service-intensive transportation assets. Our acquisition of Trifleet, the world's fourth largest tank container leasing business, further expands and diversifies our asset base. Also, in January 2021, we invested approximately $120 million for the acquisition of Rolls-Royce aircraft spare engines that are on long-term leases to strong airline customers. Investments of this nature provide GATX with promising growth opportunities and reflect our confidence in the future of the aircraft spare engine leasing business. RRPF will continue to invest at the joint venture level while also managing these direct investments for GATX.”

Mr. Kenney added, “The difficulty in predicting the timing of the COVID-19 pandemic's easing and an economic recovery creates substantial uncertainty in our earnings estimates. While we see some initial signs of recovery in North America railcar leasing, absent an unforeseen demand catalyst, fleet utilization and lease rates are expected to remain under pressure from an ongoing market oversupply of railcars. However, we expect lower lease revenue to be offset by higher asset disposition gains and cost control, leading to essentially flat segment profit at Rail North America in 2021. Rail International is expected to produce higher profitability in 2021 due to continued strong demand for new and existing railcars in Europe and India. At Portfolio Management, we project significantly lower 2021 segment profit as RRPF expects to realize lower gains from asset sales and continued pressure on its customer base due to the severe reduction in global air travel. Considering all these factors, we currently expect 2021 earnings to be in the range of $4.00 to $4.30 per diluted share.”

Mr. Kenney concluded, “In 2020, GATX executed on our priorities of ensuring the health and safety of our global workforce, maintaining asset utilization, containing costs, and attractively growing our asset base. I am proud of our employees for successfully navigating through a tumultuous year to meet the needs of all of our stakeholders.”

RAIL NORTH AMERICA
Rail North America reported segment profit of $49.5 million in the fourth quarter of 2020, compared to $61.1 million in the fourth quarter of 2019. Lower segment profit was primarily due to lower gains on asset dispositions in the quarter. Full-year 2020 Rail North America reported segment profit of $227.6 million, compared to $276.2 million in 2019. Lower segment profit in 2020 was primarily the result of lower lease revenue and lower gains on asset dispositions, partially offset by lower maintenance expense.

At Dec. 31, 2020, Rail North America’s wholly owned fleet was approximately 118,100 cars, including more than 14,300 boxcars. The following fleet statistics and performance discussion exclude the boxcar fleet.

Fleet utilization was 98.1% at the end of the fourth quarter, compared to 98.2% at the end of the prior quarter and 99.3% at 2019 year end. During the fourth quarter, the GATX Lease Price Index (LPI), a weighted-average lease renewal rate for a group of railcars representative of Rail North America’s fleet, was negative 22.6%. This compares to negative 29.4% in the prior quarter and negative 9.1% in the fourth quarter of 2019. The average lease renewal term for railcars included in the LPI during the fourth quarter was 34 months, compared to 29 months in the prior quarter and 37 months in the fourth quarter of 2019. The fourth-quarter renewal success rate was 77.0%, compared to 58.1% in the prior quarter and 84.0% in the fourth quarter of 2019.

For full-year 2020, the renewal lease rate change of the LPI was negative 23.5% and the average renewal term was 31 months, compared to negative 3.9% and 39 months in 2019. The renewal success rate for 2020 was 70.8%, compared to 82.2% in 2019. Total investment volume was $642.0 million in 2020.

Additional fleet statistics, including information on the boxcar fleet, and macroeconomic data related to Rail North America’s business are provided on the last page of this press release.

RAIL INTERNATIONAL
Rail International’s segment profit was $25.6 million in the fourth quarter of 2020, compared to $22.9 million in the fourth quarter of 2019. Higher segment profit was predominately driven by more railcars on lease. Rail International reported full-year segment profit of $83.5 million in 2020, compared to $78.9 million in 2019. Full-year 2020 segment profit was favorable to 2019 primarily driven by more railcars on lease, partly offset by foreign exchange impacts.

At Dec. 31, 2020, GRE’s fleet consisted of approximately 26,350 cars and utilization was 98.1%, compared to 98.2% at the end of the prior quarter and 99.3% at 2019 year end.

Additional fleet statistics for GRE are provided on the last page of this press release.

PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT
Portfolio Management reported segment loss of $5.7 million in the fourth quarter of 2020, compared to segment profit of $27.5 million in the fourth quarter of 2019. Lower segment profit was primarily driven by the performance at the Rolls-Royce and Partners Finance (RRPF) affiliates. Full-year 2020 segment profit was $77.4 million, compared to $62.4 million in 2019. The increase in year-to-date segment profit was primarily due to higher marine operating revenue, while a large gain at RRPF from a transaction involving the refinancing and sale of a group of aircraft spare engines in the third quarter also supported higher 2020 segment profit.

DISCONTINUED OPERATIONS
In the second quarter of 2020, GATX completed the sale of American Steamship Company (ASC). The ASC business segment is accounted for as discontinued operations. The final gain on the sale of ASC, net of taxes, was $3.3 million. Results for discontinued operations are summarized below:

(Income per diluted share)

Three Months Ended
December 31

Twelve Months Ended
December 31

Discontinued Operations

2020

2019

2020

2019

Operations, net of taxes

$

$

0.41

$

(0.06

)

$

0.84

Gain on sale of ASC, net of taxes

0.09

Total Discontinued Operations

$

$

0.41

$

0.03

$

0.84

COMPANY DESCRIPTION
GATX Corporation (NYSE: GATX) strives to be recognized as the finest railcar leasing company in the world by our customers, our shareholders, our employees and the communities where we operate. As the leading global railcar lessor, GATX has been providing quality railcars and services to its customers for more than 122 years. GATX has been headquartered in Chicago, Illinois since its founding in 1898.

TELECONFERENCE INFORMATION
GATX Corporation will host a teleconference to discuss 2020 fourth-quarter and full-year results. Call details are as follows:

Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021
11 a.m. Eastern Time
Domestic Dial-In: 1-800-367-2403
International Dial-In: 1-334-777-6978
Replay: 1-888-203-1112 or 1-719-457-0820 /Access Code: 5315539

Call-in details, a copy of this press release and real-time audio access are available at www.gatx.com. Please access the call 15 minutes prior to the start time. A replay will be available on the same site starting at 2 p.m. (Eastern Time), Jan. 28, 2021.

AVAILABILITY OF INFORMATION ON GATX'S WEBSITE
Investors and others should note that GATX routinely announces material information to investors and the marketplace using SEC filings, press releases, public conference calls, webcasts and the GATX Investor Relations website. While not all of the information that the Company posts to the GATX Investor Relations website is of a material nature, some information could be deemed to be material. Accordingly, the Company encourages investors, the media and others interested in GATX to review the information that it shares on www.gatx.com under the “Investor Relations” tab.

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS
Statements in this Earnings Release not based on historical facts are “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and, accordingly, involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties that are difficult to predict and could cause our actual results, performance, or achievements to differ materially from those discussed. These include statements as to our future expectations, beliefs, plans, strategies, objectives, events, conditions, financial performance, prospects, or future events. In some cases, forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of words such as “may,” “could,” “expect,” “intend,” “plan,” “seek,” “anticipate,” “believe,” “estimate,” “predict,” “potential,” “outlook,” “continue,” “likely,” “will,” “would”, and similar words and phrases. Forward-looking statements are necessarily based on estimates and assumptions that, while considered reasonable by us and our management, are inherently uncertain. Accordingly, you should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date they are made, and are not guarantees of future performance. We do not undertake any obligation to publicly update or revise these forward-looking statements.
The following factors, in addition to those discussed in our other filings with the SEC, including our Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2019 and subsequent reports on Form 10-Q, could cause actual results to differ materially from our current expectations expressed in forward-looking statements:

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
GATX Corporation
Shari Hellerman
Director, Investor Relations
GATX Corporation
312-621-4285
shari.hellerman@gatx.com


GATX CORPORATION AND SUBSIDIARIES
CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF INCOME (UNAUDITED)
(In millions, except per share data)

Three Months Ended
December 31

Twelve Months Ended
December 31

2020

2019

2020

2019

Revenues

Lease revenue

274.2

$

271.7

$

1,087.5

$

1,088.5

Marine operating revenue

4.0

3.8

15.6

8.2

Other revenue

26.7

25.0

106.1

105.4

Total Revenues

304.9

300.5

1,209.2

1,202.1

Expenses

Maintenance expense

70.7

79.1

315.5

314.4

Marine operating expense

8.8

6.9

19.7

18.9

Depreciation expense

85.1

81.1

330.5

321.3

Operating lease expense

11.2

13.3

49.3

54.4

Other operating expense

9.3

7.8

35.3

31.3

Selling, general and administrative expense

46.2

50.8

172.0

180.4

Total Expenses

231.3

239.0

922.3

920.7

Other Income (Expense)

Net (loss) gain on asset dispositions

(0.6

)

4.7

41.7

51.6

Interest expense, net

(48.8

)

(45.2

)

(190.3

)

(180.5

)

Other expense

(0.8

)

(2.0

)

(13.0

)

(7.3

)

Income before Income Taxes and Share of Affiliates’ Earnings

23.4

19.0

125.3

145.2

Income taxes

(7.7

)

(9.8

)

(37.3

)

(40.9

)

Share of affiliates’ earnings, net of taxes

2.1

32.9

62.2

76.5

Net Income from Continuing Operations

$

17.8

$

42.1

$

150.2

$

180.8

Discontinued Operations, Net of Taxes

Net income (loss) from discontinued operations, net of taxes

$

$

14.5

$

(2.2

)

$

30.4

Gain on sale of discontinued operations, net of taxes

3.3

Total Discontinued Operations, Net of Taxes

$

$

14.5

$

1.1

$

30.4

Net Income

$

17.8

$

56.6

$

151.3

$

211.2

Share Data

Basic earnings per share from continuing operations

$

0.51

$

1.21

$

4.30

$

5.07

Basic earnings per share from discontinued operations

0.41

0.03

0.85

Basic earnings per share from consolidated operations

$

0.51

$

1.62

$

4.33

$

5.92

Average number of common shares

35.0

34.9

35.0

35.7

Diluted earnings per share from continuing operations

$

0.50

$

1.18

$

4.24

$

4.97

Diluted earnings per share from discontinued operations

0.41

0.03

0.84

Diluted earnings per share from consolidated operations

$

0.50

$

1.59

$

4.27

$

5.81

Average number of common shares and common share equivalents

35.6

35.6

35.4

36.4

Dividends declared per common share

$

0.48

$

0.46

$

1.92

$

1.84

GATX CORPORATION AND SUBSIDIARIES
CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS (UNAUDITED)
(In millions)

December 31

December 31

2020

2019

Assets

Cash and Cash Equivalents

$

292.2

$

151.0

Restricted Cash

0.4

Receivables

Rent and other receivables

74.7

65.9

Finance leases (as lessor)

74.0

90.3

Less: allowance for losses

(6.5

)

(6.2

)

142.2

150.0

Operating Assets and Facilities

10,484.0

9,523.5

Less: allowance for depreciation

(3,313.3

)

(3,066.2

)

7,170.7

6,457.3

Lease Assets (as lessee)

Right-of-use assets, net of accumulated depreciation

335.9

411.7

Finance leases, net of accumulated depreciation

37.5

8.9

373.4

420.6

Investments in Affiliated Companies

584.7

512.6

Goodwill

143.7

81.5

Other Assets

230.3

221.0

Assets of Discontinued Operations

291.1

Total Assets

$

8,937.6

$

8,285.1

Liabilities and Shareholders’ Equity

Accounts Payable and Accrued Expenses

147.3

$

119.4

Debt

Commercial paper and borrowings under bank credit facilities

23.6

15.8

Recourse

5,329.0

4,780.4

5,352.6

4,796.2

Lease Obligations (as lessee)

Operating leases

348.6

429.4

Finance leases

33.3

7.9

381.9

437.3

Deferred Income Taxes

962.8

888.5

Other Liabilities

135.6

139.1

Liabilities of Discontinued Operations

69.5

Total Liabilities

6,980.2

6,450.0

Total Shareholders’ Equity

1,957.4

1,835.1

Total Liabilities and Shareholders’ Equity

$

8,937.6

$

8,285.1

GATX CORPORATION AND SUBSIDIARIES
SEGMENT DATA (UNAUDITED)
Three Months Ended December 31, 2020
(In millions)

Rail
North America

Rail
International

Portfolio
Management

Other

GATX
Consolidated

Revenues

Lease revenue

$

207.5

$

66.5

$

0.2

$

$

274.2

Marine operating revenue

4.0

4.0

Other revenue

23.3

3.2

0.2

26.7

Total Revenues

230.8

69.7

4.4

304.9

Expenses

Maintenance expense

58.2

12.5

70.7

Marine operating expense

8.8

8.8

Depreciation expense

65.6

18.2

1.3

85.1

Operating lease expense

11.2

11.2

Other operating expense

6.5

2.6

0.2

9.3

Total Expenses

141.5

33.3

10.3

185.1

Other Income (Expense)

Net (loss) gain on asset dispositions

(1.6

)

0.4

0.6

(0.6

)

Interest (expense) income, net

(36.4

)

(11.9

)

(3.1

)

2.6

(48.8

)

Other (expense) income

(1.7

)

0.7

0.2

(0.8

)

Share of affiliates' pre-tax (loss) income

(0.1

)

2.7

2.6

Segment profit (loss)

$

49.5

$

25.6

$

(5.7

)

$

2.8

$

72.2

Less:

Selling, general and administrative expense

46.2

Income taxes (includes $0.5 related to affiliates' earnings)

8.2

Net income from continuing operations

$

17.8

Discontinued operations, net of taxes

Net income from discontinuing operations, net of taxes

$

Loss on sale of discontinued operations, net of taxes

Total discontinued operations, net of taxes

$

Net income

$

17.8

Selected Data:

Investment volume

$

167.4

$

51.5

$

0.2

$

203.5

$

422.6

Net (Loss) Gain on Asset Dispositions

Asset Remarketing Income:

Net (loss) gains on disposition of owned assets

$

(0.3

)

$

0.3

$

$

$

Residual sharing income

0.1

0.6

0.7

Non-remarketing net gains (1)

(1.1

)

0.1

(1.0

)

Asset impairments

(0.3

)

(0.3

)

$

(1.6

)

$

0.4

$

0.6

$

$

(0.6

)

___________
(1) Includes net gains (losses) from scrapping of railcars.

GATX CORPORATION AND SUBSIDIARIES
SEGMENT DATA (UNAUDITED)
Three Months Ended December 31, 2019
(In millions)

Rail
North America

Rail
International

Portfolio
Management

Other

GATX
Consolidated

Revenues

Lease revenue

$

214.0

$

57.5

$

0.2

$

$

271.7

Marine operating revenue

3.8

3.8

Other revenue

22.5

2.3

0.2

25.0

Total Revenues

236.5

59.8

4.2

300.5

Expenses

Maintenance expense

68.1

11.0

79.1

Marine operating expense

6.9

6.9

Depreciation expense

64.3

15.1

1.7

81.1

Operating lease expense

13.3

13.3

Other operating expense

4.9

2.6

0.3

7.8

Total Expenses

150.6

28.7

8.9

188.2

Other Income (Expense)

Net gain (loss) on asset dispositions

10.0

0.5

(5.8

)

4.7

Interest (expense) income, net

(33.1

)

(10.4

)

(2.9

)

1.2

(45.2

)

Other (expense) income

(1.7

)

1.7

(2.0

)

(2.0

)

Share of affiliates' pre-tax income

40.9

40.9

Segment profit (loss)

$

61.1

$

22.9

$

27.5

$

(0.8

)

$

110.7

Less:

Selling, general and administrative expense

50.8

Income taxes (includes $8.0 related to affiliates' earnings)

17.8

Net income from continuing operations

$

42.1

Discontinued operations, net of taxes

Net income from discontinued operations, net of taxes

$

14.5

Gain on sale of discontinued operations, net of taxes

Total discontinued operations, net of taxes

$

14.5

Net income

$

56.6

Selected Data:

Investment volume

$

159.8

$

57.1

$

$

2.1

$

219.0

Net Gain (Loss) on Asset Dispositions

Asset Remarketing Income:

Net gains on disposition of owned assets

$

17.6

$

0.1

$

$

$

17.7

Residual sharing income

0.1

0.4

0.5

Non-remarketing net (losses) gains (1)

(7.3

)

0.4

(6.9

)

Asset impairments

(0.4

)

(6.2

)

(6.6

)

$

10.0

$

0.5

$

(5.8

)

$

$

4.7

__________
(1) Includes net gains (losses) from scrapping of railcars.

GATX CORPORATION AND SUBSIDIARIES
SEGMENT DATA (UNAUDITED)
Twelve Months Ended December 31, 2020
(In millions)

Rail
North America

Rail
International

Portfolio
Management

Other

GATX
Consolidated

Revenues

Lease revenue

$

838.3

$

248.4

$

0.8

$

$

1,087.5

Marine operating revenue

15.6

15.6

Other revenue

95.8

9.7

0.6

106.1

Total Revenues

934.1

258.1

17.0

1,209.2

Expenses

Maintenance expense

264.7

50.8

315.5

Marine operating expense

19.7

19.7

Depreciation expense

258.6

66.6

5.3

330.5

Operating lease expense

49.3

49.3

Other operating expense

27.3

7.5

0.5

35.3

Total Expenses

599.9

124.9

25.5

750.3

Other Income (Expense)

Net gain on asset dispositions

38.3

1.2

2.2

41.7

Interest (expense) income, net

(139.9

)

(45.9

)

(12.2

)

7.7

(190.3

)

Other expense

(4.9

)

(5.0

)

(3.1

)

(13.0

)

Share of affiliates' pre-tax (loss) income

(0.1

)

95.9

95.8

Segment profit

$

227.6

$

83.5

$

77.4

$

4.6

$

393.1

Less:

Selling, general and administrative expense

172.0

Income taxes (includes $33.6 related to affiliates' earnings)

70.9

Net income from continuing operations

$

150.2

Discontinued operations, net of taxes

Net loss from discontinued operations, net of taxes

$

(2.2

)

Gain on sale of discontinued operations, net of taxes

3.3

Total discontinued operations, net of taxes

$

1.1

Net income

$

151.3

Selected Data:

Investment volume

$

642.0

$

216.0

$

0.5

$

205.5

$

1,064.0

Net Gain (Loss) on Asset Dispositions

Asset Remarketing Income:

Net gains on disposition of owned assets

$

38.8

$

0.5

$

0.1

$

$

39.4

Residual sharing income

0.4

2.1

2.5

Non-remarketing net losses (gains) (1)

(0.6

)

0.7

0.1

Asset impairments

(0.3

)

(0.3

)

$

38.3

$

1.2

$

2.2

$

$

41.7

__________
(1) Includes net gains (losses) from scrapping of railcars.

GATX CORPORATION AND SUBSIDIARIES
SEGMENT DATA (UNAUDITED)
Twelve Months Ended December 31, 2019
(In millions)

Rail
North America

Rail
International

Portfolio
Management

Other

GATX
Consolidated

Revenues

Lease revenue

$

868.3

$

219.2

$

1.0

$

$

1,088.5

Marine operating revenue

8.2

8.2

Other revenue

96.2

8.5

0.7

105.4

Total Revenues

964.5

227.7

9.9

1,202.1

Expenses

Maintenance expense

267.9

46.5

314.4

Marine operating expense

18.9

18.9

Depreciation expense

256.9

57.8

6.6

321.3

Operating lease expense

54.4

54.4

Other operating expense

23.9

6.8

0.6

31.3

Total Expenses

603.1

111.1

26.1

740.3

Other Income (Expense)

Net gain (loss) on asset dispositions

54.6

1.7

(4.7

)

51.6

Interest (expense) income, net

(134.5

)

(40.6

)

(11.2

)

5.8

(180.5

)

Other (expense) income

(5.3

)

1.2

(3.2

)

(7.3

)

Share of affiliates' pre-tax income

94.5

94.5

Segment profit

$

276.2

$

78.9

$

62.4

$

2.6

$

420.1

Less:

Selling, general and administrative expense

180.4

Income taxes (includes $18.0 related to affiliates' earnings)

58.9

Net income from continuing operations

$

180.8

Discontinued operations, net of taxes

Net income from discontinued operations, net of taxes

$

30.4

Gain on sale of discontinued operations, net of taxes

Total discontinued operations, net of taxes

$

30.4

Net income

$

211.2

Selected Data:

Investment volume

$

502.2

$

215.7

$

$

4.9

$

722.8

Net Gain (Loss) on Asset Dispositions

Asset Remarketing Income:

Net gains on disposition of owned assets

$

58.5

$

0.1

$

$

$

58.6

Residual sharing income

0.4

1.5

1.9

Non-remarketing net (losses) gains (1)

(3.9

)

1.6

(2.3

)

Asset impairments

(0.4

)

(6.2

)

(6.6

)

$

54.6

$

1.7

$

(4.7

)

$

$

51.6

__________
(1) Includes net gains from scrapping of railcars.

GATX CORPORATION AND SUBSIDIARIES
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION (UNAUDITED)
(In millions, except per share data)

Impact of Tax Adjustments and Other Items on Net Income*

Three Months Ended
December 31

Twelve Months Ended
December 31

2020

2019

2020

2019

Net income (GAAP)

$

17.8

$

56.6

$

151.3

$

211.2

Less: Net income from discontinued operations (GAAP)

14.5

1.1

30.4

Net income from continuing operations (GAAP)

$

17.8

$

42.1

$

150.2

$

180.8

Other income tax adjustments attributable to income from continuing operations:

Income tax rate change enacted in Alberta, Canada

(2.8

)

Adjustments attributable to affiliates' earnings, net of taxes:

Income tax rate change enacted in the United Kingdom

12.3

Net income from continuing operations, excluding tax adjustments and other items (non-GAAP)

$

17.8

$

42.1

$

162.5

$

178.0

Net income from discontinued operations, excluding tax adjustments and other items (non-GAAP)

$

$

6.4

$

1.1

$

22.3

Net income from consolidated operations, excluding tax adjustments and other items (non-GAAP)

$

17.8

$

48.5

$

163.6

$

200.3

Impact of Tax Adjustments and Other Items on Diluted Earnings per Share*

Three Months Ended
December 31

Twelve Months Ended
December 31

2020

2019

2020

2019

Diluted earnings per share from continuing operations (GAAP)

0.50

$

1.18

$

4.24

$

4.97

Diluted earnings per share from discontinued operations (GAAP)

$

0.41

0.03

0.84

Diluted earnings per share from consolidated operations (GAAP)

$

0.50

$

1.59

$

4.27

$

5.81

Diluted earnings per share from continuing operations, excluding tax adjustments and other items (non-GAAP)

$

0.50

$

1.18

$

4.59

$

4.89

Diluted earnings per share from discontinued operations, excluding tax adjustments and other items (non-GAAP)

$

$

0.18

$

0.03

$

0.62

Diluted earnings per share from consolidated operations, excluding tax adjustments and other items (non-GAAP)

$

0.50

$

1.36

$

4.62

$

5.51

Impact of Tax Adjustments and Other Items on Return on Equity*

Twelve Months Ended
December 31

2020

2019

Return on Equity (GAAP)

8.0

%

11.7

%

Return on Equity, excluding tax adjustments and other items (non-GAAP) (1)

10.5

%

13.5

%

_________

(1) Shareholders' equity used in this calculation excludes the impact of the Tax Act.

(*) In addition to financial results reported in accordance with GAAP, we compute certain financial measures using non-GAAP components. Specifically, we exclude the effects of certain tax adjustments and other items for purposes of presenting net income, diluted earnings per share, and return on equity because we believe these items are not attributable to our business operations. Management utilizes net income, excluding tax adjustments and other items, when analyzing financial performance because such amounts reflect the underlying operating results that are within management’s ability to influence. Accordingly, we believe presenting this information provides investors and other users of our financial statements with meaningful supplemental information for purposes of analyzing year-to-year financial performance on a comparable basis and assessing trends.

GATX CORPORATION AND SUBSIDIARIES
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION (UNAUDITED)
(In millions, except leverage)

12/31/2020

9/30/2020

6/30/2020

3/31/2020

12/31/2019

Total Assets, Excluding Cash, by Segment

Rail North America

$

5,887.5

$

5,801.5

$

5,700.2

$

5,634.6

$

5,632.4

Rail International

1,805.2

1,615.0

1,534.2

1,447.7

1,462.8

Portfolio Management

700.5

707.6

675.1

656.5

637.0

Other

251.8

106.4

110.3

107.6

110.8

Discontinued Operations

300.8

291.1

Total Assets, excluding cash

$

8,645.0

$

8,230.5

$

8,019.8

$

8,147.2

$

8,134.1

Debt and Lease Obligations, Net of Unrestricted Cash

Unrestricted cash

$

(292.2

)

$

(459.8

)

$

(492.9

)

$

(570.7

)

$

(151.0

)

Commercial paper and bank credit facilities

23.6

13.5

5.9

275.5

15.8

Recourse debt

5,329.0

5,183.0

5,047.5

5,043.7

4,780.4

Operating lease obligations

348.6

368.0

372.3

399.3

432.3

Finance lease obligations

33.3

31.8

7.9

Total debt and lease obligations, net of unrestricted cash

5,442.3

5,104.7

4,964.6

5,147.8

5,085.4

Shareholders’ Equity

$

1,957.4

$

1,930.0

$

1,875.3

$

1,831.0

$

1,835.1

Recourse Leverage (1)

2.8

2.6

2.6

2.8

2.8

_________

(1) Calculated as total recourse debt / shareholder's equity.

Reconciliation of Total Assets to Total Assets, Excluding Cash

Total Assets

$

8,937.6

$

8,690.3

$

8,512.7

$

8,717.9

$

8,285.1

Less: cash

(292.6

)

(459.8

)

(492.9

)

(570.7

)

(151.0

)

Total Assets, excluding cash

$

8,645.0

$

8,230.5

$

8,019.8

$

8,147.2

$

8,134.1

GATX CORPORATION AND SUBSIDIARIES
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION (UNAUDITED)
(Continued)

12/31/2020

9/30/2020

6/30/2020

3/31/2020

12/31/2019

Rail North America Statistics

Lease Price Index (LPI) (1)

Average renewal lease rate change

(22.6

)%

(29.4

)%

(28.0

)%

(11.6

)%

(9.1

)%

Average renewal term (months)

34

29

31

31

37

Fleet Rollforward (2)

Beginning balance

103,363

102,891

102,558

102,845

103,255

Cars added

1,015

1,578

1,220

883

965

Cars scrapped

(571

)

(623

)

(570

)

(389

)

(620

)

Cars sold

(62

)

(483

)

(317

)

(781

)

(755

)

Ending balance

103,745

103,363

102,891

102,558

102,845

Utilization

98.1

%

98.2

%

98.7

%

99.0

%

99.3

%

Average active railcars

101,723

101,552

101,600

101,668

102,309

Boxcar Fleet

Ending balance

14,315

14,753

14,936

15,026

15,264

Utilization

95.8

%

94.5

%

94.6

%

94.6

%

95.0

%

Rail Europe Statistics

Fleet Rollforward

Beginning balance

25,956

25,705

25,352

24,561

24,211

Cars added

446

331

423

871

416

Cars scrapped/sold

(59

)

(80

)

(70

)

(80

)

(66

)

Ending balance

26,343

25,956

25,705

25,352

24,561

Utilization

98.1

%

98.2

%

98.4

%

98.5

%

99.3

%

Average active railcars

25,669

25,369

25,100

24,622

24,216

Rail North America Industry Statistics

Manufacturing Capacity Utilization Index (3)

74.5

%

72.3

%

68.7

%

73.5

%

77.1

%

Year-over-year Change in U.S. Carloadings (excl. intermodal) (4)

(12.9

)%

(15.3

)%

(15.9

)%

(6.3

)%

(4.9

)%

Year-over-year Change in U.S. Carloadings (chemical) (4)

(3.4

)%

(5.1

)%

(5.0

)%

3.1

%

(0.6

)%

Year-over-year Change in U.S. Carloadings (petroleum) (4)

(14.0

)%

(12.5

)%

(11.1

)%

3.6

%

12.2

%

Production Backlog at Railcar Manufacturers (5)

34,598

37,417

39,612

46,330

51,295

American Steamship Company Statistics

Total Net Tons Carried (millions) (6)

2.7

1.0

7.5

_________

(1) GATX's Lease Price Index (LPI) is an internally-generated business indicator that measures lease rate pricing on renewals for our North American railcar fleet, excluding boxcars. GATX calculates the index using the weighted-average lease rate for a group of railcar types that GATX believes best represents its overall North American fleet, excluding boxcars. The average renewal lease rate change is reported as the percentage change between the average renewal lease rate and the average expiring lease rate, weighted by fleet composition. The average renewal lease term is reported in months and reflects the average renewal lease term of railcar types in the LPI, weighted by fleet composition.
(2) Excludes boxcar fleet.
(3) As reported and revised by the Federal Reserve.
(4) As reported by the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
(5) As reported by the Railway Supply Institute (RSI).
(6) Total net tons carried for the second quarter of 2020 reflects volume through May 14, 2020, the date of the sale.