SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) October 4, 2017
THE GREENBRIER COMPANIES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Commission File No. 1-13146
|(State of Incorporation)||(Commission File Number)||(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)|
One Centerpointe Drive, Suite 200, Lake Oswego, OR 97035
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
Former name or former address, if changed since last report: N/A
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|Item 7.01||Regulation FD Disclosure|
In the press release issued on October 4, 2017 and furnished as Exhibit 99.1, the Company announced new railcar orders and provided updated guidance for fiscal 2017.
The information under this Item 7.01, including Exhibit 99.1 attached hereto, shall not be deemed filed for the purposes of Section 18 of the Exchange Act, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section. The information in the press release shall not be incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other document filed under the Securities Act or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|99.1||Press Release dated October 4, 2017 of The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. announcing railcar orders and updating 2017 guidance.|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.
|THE GREENBRIER COMPANIES, INC.|
|Date: October 4, 2017||By:|
|Lorie L. Tekorius|
|Executive Vice President and|
|Chief Financial Officer|
|(Principal Financial Officer)|