Genesee & Wyoming Inc (NYSE:GWR) Sees Large Growth in Short Interest

Finally, WINTON GROUP Ltd increased its stake in Genesee & Wyoming by 28.3% in the 2nd quarter. WINTON GROUP Ltd now owns 195,437 shares …

Genesee & Wyoming logoGenesee & Wyoming Inc (NYSE:GWR) was the target of a significant growth in short interest during the month of June. As of June 15th, there was short interest totalling 2,416,000 shares, a growth of 10.7% from the May 15th total of 2,183,300 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 409,700 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 5.9 days. Approximately 4.4% of the shares of the company are short sold.

Several research analysts have commented on GWR shares. ValuEngine raised shares of Yirendai from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, May 3rd. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of EXACT Sciences from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 2nd. Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed a “sell” rating and issued a $6.00 target price on shares of Deutsche Bank in a research note on Monday, July 1st. Stephens set a $112.00 target price on shares of Genesee & Wyoming and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, July 1st. Finally, Cowen reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Dicerna Pharmaceuticals in a research note on Tuesday, July 2nd. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $101.18.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. bought a new position in shares of Genesee & Wyoming during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $54,000. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund increased its stake in Genesee & Wyoming by 1.4% in the 2nd quarter. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund now owns 23,703 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $2,370,000 after purchasing an additional 322 shares in the last quarter. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC increased its stake in Genesee & Wyoming by 1.0% in the 2nd quarter. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC now owns 9,800 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $980,000 after purchasing an additional 100 shares in the last quarter. Retirement Systems of Alabama increased its stake in Genesee & Wyoming by 0.3% in the 2nd quarter. Retirement Systems of Alabama now owns 73,511 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $7,351,000 after purchasing an additional 237 shares in the last quarter. Finally, WINTON GROUP Ltd increased its stake in Genesee & Wyoming by 28.3% in the 2nd quarter. WINTON GROUP Ltd now owns 195,437 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $19,544,000 after purchasing an additional 43,095 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 91.48% of the company’s stock.

Shares of GWR stock traded down $0.09 during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching $109.51. 532,800 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 591,830. Genesee & Wyoming has a 12 month low of $68.27 and a 12 month high of $110.72. The firm has a market cap of $6.24 billion, a P/E ratio of 28.44 and a beta of 1.34. The company has a current ratio of 1.17, a quick ratio of 1.06 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.65. The firm’s 50-day simple moving average is $101.78.

Genesee & Wyoming (NYSE:GWR) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April 30th. The transportation company reported $0.78 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.81 by ($0.03). Genesee & Wyoming had a return on equity of 6.32% and a net margin of 8.92%. The business had revenue of $558.10 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $566.71 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.70 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 1.9% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, sell-side analysts expect that Genesee & Wyoming will post 4.34 EPS for the current year.

About Genesee & Wyoming

Genesee & Wyoming Inc owns and leases freight railroads. It operates through three segments: North American Operations, Australian Operations, and U.K./European Operations. The company transports various commodities, including agricultural products, autos and auto parts, chemicals and plastics, coal and coke, food and kindred products, lumber and forest products, metallic ores, metals, minerals and stone, petroleum products, pulp and paper, waste, and other commodities.

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Greenwood Gearhart Inc increased its stake in Wal (WMT) by 10.7% based on its latest 2019Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Greenwood Gearhart Inc bought 7,673 shares as the company’s stock rose 1.98% with the market. The institutional investor held 79,375 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2019Q1, valued at $7.74M, up from 71,702 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Greenwood Gearhart Inc who had been investing in Wal for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $317.25B market cap company. The stock increased 0.73% or $0.81 during the last trading session, reaching $111.13. About 12.66 million shares traded or 102.25% up from the average. Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) has risen 18.36% since June 22, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 13.93% the S&P500. Some Historical WMT News: 07/03/2018 – EXCLUSIVE- AT LEAST ONE BUYOUT FIRM PLANS TO BREAK UP WALMART’S BRAZIL OPERATION FOR EVENTUAL RESALE, IPO OF DIFFERENT BANNERS; 21/03/2018 – IBM Watson, Mastercard, Walmart, CBS and PepsiCo Executives to Speak at the ARF’s CONSUMERxSCIENCE; 10/04/2018 – Walmart Gets More Selective With Web Sellers After Growth Spurt; 09/05/2018 – @eBay will relaunch its India business after selling its Flipkart stake to Walmart – and it will gross more than $1 billion from exiting the relationship; 09/05/2018 – `Oops’: Walmart’s Biggest Deal Ever, Announced by SoftBank’s CEO; 07/03/2018 – CNBC Wires: EXCLUSIVE- WALMART AND BUYOUT FIRMS IN TALKS OVER SOLUTIONS TO BRAZIL TAX ISSUES; 30/05/2018 – From smart shopping carts to in-store drone assistance, here are 6 ways Walmart is planning for the future of shopping. via @cnbctech; 05/04/2018 – BLK: BlackRock not featuring Walmart, Dick’s in some funds over; 09/05/2018 – S&PGR Affirming Walmart’s ‘AA’ Long-Term Corporate Credit Rating and All Issue-Level Ratings; 29/04/2018 – Advent Could Take 80% Stake in Walmart Brazil

Goodnow Investment Group Llc decreased its stake in Genesee & Wyo Inc (GWR) by 2.22% based on its latest 2019Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Goodnow Investment Group Llc sold 12,341 shares as the company’s stock rose 4.98% with the market. The hedge fund held 544,276 shares of the transportation company at the end of 2019Q1, valued at $47.43M, down from 556,617 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Goodnow Investment Group Llc who had been investing in Genesee & Wyo Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $5.57B market cap company. The stock increased 1.30% or $1.26 during the last trading session, reaching $97.87. About 907,354 shares traded or 119.07% up from the average. Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (NYSE:GWR) has risen 11.96% since June 22, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.53% the S&P500. Some Historical GWR News: 03/04/2018 – GENESEE & WYOMING INC GWR.N – APPOINTS BRUCE CARTER AND CYNTHIA HOSTETLER TO ITS BOARD OF DIRECTORS; 14/05/2018 – GENESEE & WYOMING CARLOADS UP 3.7% IN APRIL :GWR US; 03/04/2018 – GENESEE & WYOMING- RICHARD ALLERT AND HANS MICHAEL NORKUS HAVE INFORMED BOARD THEY WILL NOT STAND FOR RE-ELECTION AT END OF THEIR TERMS IN MAY 2018; 01/05/2018 – Genesee & Wyoming 1Q Net $75.1M; 01/05/2018 – GENESEE & WYOMING 1Q ADJ EPS 70C; 13/03/2018 – GENESEE & WYOMING CARLOADS UP 0.8% IN FEB. :GWR US; 20/04/2018 – DJ Genesee & Wyoming Inc Class A, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (GWR); 01/05/2018 – Genesee & Wyoming 1Q Rev $574.7M; 20/04/2018 – Genesee & Wyoming Closes Below 50-Day Moving Average; 29/05/2018 – Genesee & Wyoming Presenting at Deutsche Bank Conference Jun 6

More notable recent Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Walmart Inc. (WMT) Management Presents at dbAccess Global Consumer Conference Call (Transcript) – Seeking Alpha” on June 11, 2019, also Fool.com with their article: “Target Ups the Ante on Worker Benefits – Motley Fool” published on June 12, 2019, Benzinga.com published: “Walmart Has Work To Do To Hit Its International ‘On Time, In Full’ Targets – Benzinga” on June 11, 2019. More interesting news about Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) were released by: Fool.com and their article: “3 Dividend Stocks That Are Perfect for Retirement – The Motley Fool” published on May 24, 2019 as well as Prnewswire.com‘s news article titled: “AI-Boosted Retail Experience Powering Stores of the Future – PRNewswire” with publication date: June 13, 2019.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.95 in 2019 Q1. Its down 0.04, from 0.99 in 2018Q4. It fall, as 69 investors sold WMT shares while 539 reduced holdings. 128 funds opened positions while 448 raised stakes. 824.26 million shares or 2.68% less from 846.95 million shares in 2018Q4 were reported. Institute For Wealth Management Limited Liability Corporation invested in 0.12% or 5,647 shares. Sit Associate has 0% invested in Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) for 225 shares. White Pine Capital Ltd Company invested 0.38% of its portfolio in Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT). Westfield Capital Lp invested in 95,790 shares or 0.07% of the stock. Sector Pension Invest Board reported 118,883 shares. 15,588 are owned by Ballentine Ptnrs Limited Liability. Nelson Roberts Investment Advsr Ltd Com holds 1,283 shares. Supplemental Annuity Collective Trust Of Nj has 12,000 shares. Strategy Asset Managers Lc holds 27,402 shares. Penobscot Mngmt Communications invested in 0.06% or 2,776 shares. Utah-based Utah Retirement System has invested 0.51% in Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT). Stratos Wealth Prns Limited reported 0.16% of its portfolio in Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT). 4,622 were reported by Steinberg Global Asset Management. Colrain Ltd reported 0.57% in Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT). Rnc Ltd Liability Co reported 0.02% of its portfolio in Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT).

Since December 19, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 insider sales for $203.91 million activity. WALTON JIM C sold 734,950 shares worth $67.97M. WALTON S ROBSON sold $46.19M worth of stock or 500,500 shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.76 in 2019 Q1. Its up 0.02, from 0.74 in 2018Q4. It is positive, as 26 investors sold GWR shares while 96 reduced holdings. 40 funds opened positions while 53 raised stakes. 47.58 million shares or 7.84% less from 51.62 million shares in 2018Q4 were reported. Guggenheim Cap Lc reported 2,339 shares. California State Teachers Retirement holds 0.02% in Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (NYSE:GWR) or 91,411 shares. Verition Fund Management Ltd Liability invested in 0.08% or 24,000 shares. Fred Alger Mgmt Incorporated reported 0% stake. 8,000 are owned by Td Asset Management. Tower Rech Cap Ltd Co (Trc) holds 0.01% or 1,374 shares. Point72 Asset Mngmt Lp holds 0.05% of its portfolio in Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (NYSE:GWR) for 116,989 shares. Vident Advisory Limited Com, Georgia-based fund reported 6,114 shares. Citadel Advsrs Limited holds 0% or 7,307 shares in its portfolio. Oppenheimer Asset stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (NYSE:GWR). 520,725 are held by Northern Trust Corporation. Pub Employees Retirement System Of Ohio has invested 0.01% in Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (NYSE:GWR). Tower Bridge Advisors accumulated 5,110 shares. Glenmede Tru Co Na stated it has 0% in Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (NYSE:GWR). Shell Asset Communications accumulated 6,994 shares.

More notable recent Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (NYSE:GWR) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Stocks To Watch: China Redux, 13F Season And Blockchain Blockbuster – Seeking Alpha” on May 11, 2019, also Finance.Yahoo.com with their article: “Here’s What Hedge Funds Think About Genesee & Wyoming Inc (GWR) – Yahoo Finance” published on June 20, 2019, Finance.Yahoo.com published: “Here’s What Hedge Funds Think About Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NXST) – Yahoo Finance” on June 21, 2019. More interesting news about Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (NYSE:GWR) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Genesee & Wyoming Q1 2019 Earnings Preview – Seeking Alpha” published on April 29, 2019 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “Earnings Scheduled For February 6, 2019 – Benzinga” with publication date: February 06, 2019.

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BlackRock Inc. Has $438.40 Million Stake in Genesee & Wyoming Inc (NYSE:GWR)

BlackRock Inc. trimmed its position in shares of Genesee & Wyoming Inc (NYSE:GWR) by 2.8% during the first quarter, according to its most recent …

Genesee & Wyoming logoBlackRock Inc. trimmed its position in shares of Genesee & Wyoming Inc (NYSE:GWR) by 2.8% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 5,030,954 shares of the transportation company’s stock after selling 142,693 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. owned approximately 8.86% of Genesee & Wyoming worth $438,395,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in GWR. Cipher Capital LP raised its holdings in Genesee & Wyoming by 257.9% in the 4th quarter. Cipher Capital LP now owns 10,976 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $813,000 after buying an additional 7,909 shares during the last quarter. Elliott Management Corp bought a new position in Genesee & Wyoming in the 4th quarter valued at approximately $4,627,000. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its holdings in Genesee & Wyoming by 2.2% in the 4th quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,625,037 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $120,287,000 after buying an additional 34,236 shares during the last quarter. Golden Gate Private Equity Inc. raised its holdings in Genesee & Wyoming by 47.5% in the 4th quarter. Golden Gate Private Equity Inc. now owns 84,500 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $6,255,000 after buying an additional 27,200 shares during the last quarter. Finally, FMR LLC raised its holdings in Genesee & Wyoming by 14.1% in the 4th quarter. FMR LLC now owns 3,534,262 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $261,606,000 after buying an additional 436,218 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 91.72% of the company’s stock.

Shares of GWR stock opened at $95.97 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $5.46 billion, a PE ratio of 24.30, a P/E/G ratio of 1.58 and a beta of 1.38. Genesee & Wyoming Inc has a 52 week low of $68.27 and a 52 week high of $99.30. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.65, a current ratio of 1.17 and a quick ratio of 1.06.

Genesee & Wyoming (NYSE:GWR) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, April 30th. The transportation company reported $0.78 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.81 by ($0.03). Genesee & Wyoming had a return on equity of 6.32% and a net margin of 8.92%. The company had revenue of $558.10 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $566.71 million. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.70 EPS. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 1.9% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, sell-side analysts expect that Genesee & Wyoming Inc will post 4.34 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of research analysts recently issued reports on GWR shares. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Genesee & Wyoming from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, May 3rd. Bank of America lowered shares of Genesee & Wyoming from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating and set a $88.65 price target for the company. in a report on Tuesday, April 30th. Raymond James lowered shares of Genesee & Wyoming from a “strong-buy” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report on Monday, April 15th. Finally, Cowen restated an “outperform” rating and set a $96.00 price target (up previously from $87.00) on shares of Genesee & Wyoming in a report on Wednesday, May 1st. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. Genesee & Wyoming has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $87.52.

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About Genesee & Wyoming

Genesee & Wyoming Inc owns and leases freight railroads. It operates through three segments: North American Operations, Australian Operations, and U.K./European Operations. The company transports various commodities, including agricultural products, autos and auto parts, chemicals and plastics, coal and coke, food and kindred products, lumber and forest products, metallic ores, metals, minerals and stone, petroleum products, pulp and paper, waste, and other commodities.

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Millennium Management LLC Takes $873000 Position in Genesee & Wyoming Inc (GWR)

Man Group plc raised its position in shares of Genesee & Wyoming by 64.9% during the 3rd quarter. Man Group plc now owns 34,386 shares of the …

Genesee & Wyoming logoMillennium Management LLC purchased a new position in Genesee & Wyoming Inc (NYSE:GWR) during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm purchased 11,789 shares of the transportation company’s stock, valued at approximately $873,000.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in GWR. Cipher Capital LP raised its position in shares of Genesee & Wyoming by 257.9% during the 4th quarter. Cipher Capital LP now owns 10,976 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $813,000 after purchasing an additional 7,909 shares during the period. Man Group plc raised its position in shares of Genesee & Wyoming by 64.9% during the 3rd quarter. Man Group plc now owns 34,386 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $3,129,000 after purchasing an additional 13,528 shares during the period. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board raised its position in shares of Genesee & Wyoming by 26.2% during the 4th quarter. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board now owns 318,106 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $23,544,000 after purchasing an additional 66,100 shares during the period. Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd. raised its position in shares of Genesee & Wyoming by 18.8% during the 4th quarter. Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd. now owns 18,926 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $1,401,000 after purchasing an additional 2,990 shares during the period. Finally, RMB Capital Management LLC raised its position in shares of Genesee & Wyoming by 3.4% during the 4th quarter. RMB Capital Management LLC now owns 276,021 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $20,431,000 after purchasing an additional 9,181 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 96.55% of the company’s stock.

Several analysts have recently commented on GWR shares. Cowen restated an “outperform” rating and set a $87.00 price objective (down from $92.00) on shares of Genesee & Wyoming in a research report on Thursday, February 7th. Morgan Stanley set a $69.00 price objective on shares of Genesee & Wyoming and gave the company a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, February 8th. Stephens downgraded shares of Genesee & Wyoming from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and decreased their price objective for the company from $95.00 to $83.00 in a research report on Thursday, January 3rd. Raymond James downgraded shares of Genesee & Wyoming from a “strong-buy” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research report on Monday, April 15th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Genesee & Wyoming from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, January 3rd. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Genesee & Wyoming presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $87.52.

GWR opened at $87.32 on Thursday. The firm has a market cap of $5.04 billion, a P/E ratio of 22.44, a P/E/G ratio of 1.41 and a beta of 1.57. Genesee & Wyoming Inc has a fifty-two week low of $68.27 and a fifty-two week high of $92.91. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.65, a current ratio of 1.17 and a quick ratio of 1.19.

Genesee & Wyoming (NYSE:GWR) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, April 30th. The transportation company reported $0.78 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.81 by ($0.03). The company had revenue of $558.10 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $566.71 million. Genesee & Wyoming had a net margin of 8.92% and a return on equity of 6.32%. The business’s revenue was up 1.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.70 earnings per share. As a group, research analysts predict that Genesee & Wyoming Inc will post 4.38 EPS for the current year.

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Genesee & Wyoming Profile

Genesee & Wyoming Inc owns and leases freight railroads. It operates through three segments: North American Operations, Australian Operations, and U.K./European Operations. The company transports various commodities, including agricultural products, autos and auto parts, chemicals and plastics, coal and coke, food and kindred products, lumber and forest products, metallic ores, metals, minerals and stone, petroleum products, pulp and paper, waste, and other commodities.

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Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan Buys New Stake in Genesee & Wyoming Inc …

Man Group plc lifted its position in shares of Genesee & Wyoming by 64.9% during the 3rd quarter. Man Group plc now owns 34,386 shares of the …

Genesee & Wyoming logoMunicipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan bought a new stake in shares of Genesee & Wyoming Inc (NYSE:GWR) in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor bought 14,280 shares of the transportation company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,057,000.

Other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Man Group plc lifted its position in shares of Genesee & Wyoming by 64.9% during the 3rd quarter. Man Group plc now owns 34,386 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $3,129,000 after acquiring an additional 13,528 shares during the period. Commonwealth Bank of Australia acquired a new position in shares of Genesee & Wyoming during the 3rd quarter worth $373,000. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board raised its holdings in shares of Genesee & Wyoming by 26.2% during the 4th quarter. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board now owns 318,106 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $23,544,000 after buying an additional 66,100 shares in the last quarter. Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd. raised its holdings in shares of Genesee & Wyoming by 18.8% during the 4th quarter. Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd. now owns 18,926 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $1,401,000 after buying an additional 2,990 shares in the last quarter. Finally, RMB Capital Management LLC raised its holdings in shares of Genesee & Wyoming by 3.4% during the 4th quarter. RMB Capital Management LLC now owns 276,021 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $20,431,000 after buying an additional 9,181 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 96.96% of the company’s stock.

GWR traded up $0.01 on Wednesday, reaching $86.60. The stock had a trading volume of 514,087 shares, compared to its average volume of 429,142. Genesee & Wyoming Inc has a fifty-two week low of $68.27 and a fifty-two week high of $92.91. The company has a quick ratio of 1.19, a current ratio of 1.30 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.67. The stock has a market cap of $5.06 billion, a PE ratio of 22.49, a PEG ratio of 1.42 and a beta of 1.59.

Genesee & Wyoming (NYSE:GWR) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, February 6th. The transportation company reported $1.00 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.89 by $0.11. Genesee & Wyoming had a return on equity of 6.19% and a net margin of 10.41%. The business had revenue of $575.60 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $570.71 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.77 EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up .7% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities research analysts expect that Genesee & Wyoming Inc will post 4.4 EPS for the current year.

GWR has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Stephens cut Genesee & Wyoming from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and lowered their price target for the stock from $95.00 to $83.00 in a report on Thursday, January 3rd. Zacks Investment Research raised Genesee & Wyoming from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, January 17th. Raymond James cut Genesee & Wyoming from a “strong-buy” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report on Monday. Cowen reissued an “outperform” rating and set a $87.00 price target (down previously from $92.00) on shares of Genesee & Wyoming in a report on Thursday, February 7th. Finally, Morgan Stanley set a $69.00 price target on Genesee & Wyoming and gave the stock a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, February 8th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $87.11.

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Genesee & Wyoming Profile

Genesee & Wyoming Inc owns and leases freight railroads. It operates through three segments: North American Operations, Australian Operations, and U.K./European Operations. The company transports various commodities, including agricultural products, autos and auto parts, chemicals and plastics, coal and coke, food and kindred products, lumber and forest products, metallic ores, metals, minerals and stone, petroleum products, pulp and paper, waste, and other commodities.

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