Genesee & Wyoming Company Profile (NYSE:GWR)

About Genesee & Wyoming

Genesee & Wyoming logoGenesee & Wyoming Inc. owns and operates over 120 freight railroads across the world, which are organized in approximately 10 regions. The Company operates through three segments, which include North American Operations, Australian Operations and U.K./European Operations. In the United States, the Company has over eight regions, such as Central, Coastal (which includes industrial switching and port operations), Midwest, Mountain West (which includes industrial switching operations), Northeast, Ohio Valley, Pacific and Southern. Outside the United States, the Company has approximately three regions, such as Canada (which includes a contiguous railroad located in the United States), Australia, and U.K./Europe (which consists of operations in Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands, Poland and the United Kingdom). The Company provides rail services at over 40 ports in North America, Australia and Europe and perform contract coal loading and railcar switching for industrial customers.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Transportation
  • Industry: Railroads
  • Sub-Industry: Railroads
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: GWR
  • CUSIP: 37155910
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $73.65
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $74.36
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $70.86
  • 52-Week Range: $52.21 - $80.73
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 30.43
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.18
  • P/E Growth: 5.84
  • Market Cap: $4.26B
  • Outstanding Shares: 57,832,000
  • Beta: 1.57
  • Net Margins: 7.05%
  • Return on Equity: 7.45%
  • Return on Assets: 2.98%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.72%
  • Current Ratio: 1.01%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.92%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Genesee & Wyoming (NYSE:GWR) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.43)
Consensus Price Target: $71.29 (3.21% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Genesee & Wyoming (NYSE:GWR)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/15/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
2/9/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHold$72.00View Rating Details
2/9/2017Cowen and CompanyBoost Price TargetOutperform$72.00 -> $77.00View Rating Details
11/2/2016Deutsche Bank AGInitiated CoverageHold$70.00View Rating Details
4/30/2016Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
4/29/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetBuy$62.00 -> $74.00View Rating Details
4/17/2016Bank of America CorpReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
4/6/2016Susquehanna Bancshares IncLower Price Target$76.00 -> $66.00View Rating Details
2/23/2016Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight -> Equal Weight$67.00 -> $58.00View Rating Details
12/30/2015MacquarieReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
12/14/2015StephensLower Price TargetOutperform$85.00 -> $80.00View Rating Details
11/2/2015Raymond James Financial, Inc.Lower Price Target$86.00 -> $83.00View Rating Details
10/30/2015NomuraReiterated RatingNeutral$80.00View Rating Details
6/1/2015BB&T Co.Lower Price TargetBuy$115.00 -> $110.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/24/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Genesee & Wyoming (NYSE:GWR)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/8/2017Q416$0.89$0.99$489.35 million$516.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/1/2016Q316$0.95$0.95$504.38 million$501.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2016Q216$0.78$0.93$490.50 million$501.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q116$0.71$0.66$490.52 million$482.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/9/2016Q415$0.84$0.85$520.54 million$514.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/30/2015Q315$1.02$1.09$551.72 million$546.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/3/2015Q215$0.91$0.93$543.65 million$542.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/1/2015Q115$0.82$0.83$376.84 million$397.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/10/2015Q414$1.19$1.12$417.22 million$415.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/31/2014Q314$1.17$1.21$426.10 million$432.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/1/2014Q214$1.11$1.12$411.13 million$414.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/1/2014Q114$0.84$0.70$381.37 million$376.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/11/2014Q413$1.16$1.07$398.69 million$391.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/1/2013Q313$1.22$1.19$403.43 million$401.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/1/2013Q2 2013$1.11$1.14$404.39 million$400.74 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/1/2013Q1 2013$0.89$0.87$384.17 million$375.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/12/2013Q4 2012$0.80$0.79$222.83 million$227.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2012Q312$0.70$0.74$219.77 million$222.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2012$0.68$0.84ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2012$0.49$0.52ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2011$0.78$0.77ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2011$0.70$0.73ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2011$0.57$0.52ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/8/2011$0.53$0.51ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Genesee & Wyoming (NYSE:GWR)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.24 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.84 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$0.71$0.71$0.71
Q2 20161$0.77$0.77$0.77
Q3 20161$1.06$1.06$1.06
Q4 20161$0.98$0.98$0.98
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Genesee & Wyoming (NYSE:GWR)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Genesee & Wyoming (NYSE:GWR)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 3.80%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 96.56%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/14/2017Mortimer B Fuller IIIDirectorSell4,000$74.42$297,680.00View SEC Filing  
12/20/2016Mortimer B Fuller IIIDirectorSell28,000$71.44$2,000,320.00View SEC Filing  
11/22/2016John C HellmannInsiderSell11,317$76.18$862,129.06View SEC Filing  
8/25/2016John C HellmannInsiderSell12,976$69.21$898,068.96View SEC Filing  
8/5/2016Allison M. FergusGeneral CounselSell2,271$64.69$146,910.99View SEC Filing  
8/5/2016Timothy J GallagherCFOSell4,600$64.55$296,930.00View SEC Filing  
2/22/2016John C HellmannInsiderSell13,534$58.71$794,581.14View SEC Filing  
11/23/2015John C. HellmanninsiderSell6,848$71.78$491,549.44View SEC Filing  
11/20/2015Matthew O. WalshSVPSell2,160$72.46$156,513.60View SEC Filing  
11/12/2015Mortimer B Fuller IIIDirectorSell1,700$67.65$115,005.00View SEC Filing  
11/9/2015Albert J NeupaverDirectorBuy2,000$68.46$136,920.00View SEC Filing  
11/4/2015Timothy J. GallagherCFOSell3,317$69.24$229,669.08View SEC Filing  
8/27/2015Matthew O. WalshSVPSell2,041$68.51$139,828.91View SEC Filing  
8/24/2015John C. HellmanninsiderSell7,632$66.34$506,306.88View SEC Filing  
8/18/2015Allison M. FergusGeneral CounselSell2,236$75.97$169,868.92View SEC Filing  
5/22/2015Matthew O WalshSVPSell2,005$85.44$171,307.20View SEC Filing  
5/20/2015John C HellmannInsiderSell8,055$86.09$693,454.95View SEC Filing  
3/10/2015Mortimer B Fuller IIIDirectorSell75,000$103.72$7,779,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/19/2015John C HellmannInsiderSell7,537$93.79$706,895.23View SEC Filing  
12/2/2014Allison M FergusGeneral CounselSell1,695$93.16$157,906.20View SEC Filing  
11/24/2014Christopher F LiucciCAOSell3,974$100.40$398,989.60View SEC Filing  
11/24/2014John C HellmannInsiderSell14,612$100.81$1,473,035.72View SEC Filing  
8/28/2014Mortimer B Fuller IIIDirectorSell9,000$97.73$879,570.00View SEC Filing  
8/26/2014Matthew O WalshSVPSell5,611$98.67$553,637.37View SEC Filing  
8/22/2014Timothy J GallagherCFOSell21,547$98.21$2,116,130.87View SEC Filing  
6/3/2014Allison M FergusGeneral CounselSell1,500$99.31$148,965.00View SEC Filing  
5/27/2014Mortimer B Fuller IIIDirectorSell80,000$96.54$7,723,200.00View SEC Filing  
5/21/2014John HellmannInsiderSell15,423$95.27$1,469,349.21View SEC Filing  
5/15/2014Allison FergusGeneral CounselSell7,941$94.72$752,171.52View SEC Filing  
5/13/2014Christopher LiucciCAOSell4,232$96.09$406,652.88View SEC Filing  
5/9/2014Matthew WalshSVPSell5,824$94.58$550,833.92View SEC Filing  
2/20/2014John HellmannInsiderSell18,312$95.18$1,742,936.16View SEC Filing  
2/18/2014Christopher LiucciCAOSell5,923$94.64$560,552.72View SEC Filing  
12/2/2013Mortimer Fuller IIIDirectorSell25,000$96.27$2,406,750.00View SEC Filing  
8/26/2013Mortimer Fuller IIIDirectorSell22,500$89.59$2,015,775.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2013Philip RingoDirectorSell7,500$87.58$656,850.00View SEC Filing  
8/9/2013Philip RingoDirectorSell2,500$86.68$216,700.00View SEC Filing  
8/6/2013Timothy GallagherCFOSell27,673$87.09$2,410,041.57View SEC Filing  
5/30/2013Mortimer B Fuller IIIDirectorSell60,000$89.88$5,392,800.00View SEC Filing  
5/22/2013John C HellmannInsiderSell33,906$91.26$3,094,261.56View SEC Filing  
5/9/2013Christopher F LiucciCAOSell3,321$93.51$310,546.71View SEC Filing  
2/22/2013Richard Harold BottDirectorBuy1,000$86.79$86,790.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Genesee & Wyoming (NYSE:GWR)
DateHeadline logoHow Did GWR’s North American Carloads Add Up in January 2016? (NYSE:GWR) - February 23 at 5:36 PM
News IconMarket Scanner: Checking the Levels for Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (NYSE:GWR) - The Standard (NYSE:GWR) - February 22 at 5:47 PM
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News IconG&W Inc. exceeds fourth quarter estimates (NYSE:GWR) - February 8 at 6:12 PM logoHeart of Georgia Railroad sold to G&W (NYSE:GWR) - February 8 at 6:12 PM logoGenesee & Wyoming (GWR) Q4 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript (NYSE:GWR) - February 8 at 6:12 PM logoGENESEE & WYOMING INC Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financ (NYSE:GWR) - February 8 at 6:12 PM logoGenesee & Wyoming Reports Results for the Fourth Quarter of 2016 (NYSE:GWR) - February 8 at 6:12 PM logoGENESEE & WYOMING INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exh (NYSE:GWR) - February 8 at 6:12 PM logoGenesee & Wyoming beats Street 4Q forecasts (NYSE:GWR) - February 8 at 6:12 PM logoQ4 2016 Genesee & Wyoming Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open (NYSE:GWR) - February 8 at 6:12 PM logoAcquisitions Put Genesee & Wyoming Inc.'s Earnings Growth Back on Track (NYSE:GWR) - February 8 at 1:23 PM logoGenesee & Wyoming (GWR) to Acquire Heart of Georgia Railroad (NYSE:GWR) - February 7 at 11:52 PM logo4:37 pm Genesee & Wyoming acquires Heart of Georgia Railroad; financial details not included; expected to be completed in Q2 (NYSE:GWR) - February 7 at 11:52 PM
News IconTechnical Levels in Focus for Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (GWR) - Davidson Register (NYSE:GWR) - February 7 at 6:51 PM logoGenesee & Wyoming (GWR) to Acquire Heart of Georgia Railroad - (NYSE:GWR) - February 7 at 6:51 PM logoGenesee & Wyoming to Present at Stifel Transportation & Logistics Conference (NYSE:GWR) - February 6 at 5:39 PM logoShould You Sell Genesee & Wyoming (GWR) Before Earnings? (NYSE:GWR) - February 6 at 10:55 AM logoG&W Announces Retirement of Chairman Mortimer B. Fuller in May 2017; Board to Appoint Jack Hellmann as Chairman (NYSE:GWR) - February 3 at 6:05 PM
News IconWhat are Research Firms Saying About Genesee & Wyoming, Inc. (NYSE:GWR)? - Aiken Advocate (NYSE:GWR) - January 31 at 6:17 PM
News IconTechnical Trading: Focus on Shares of Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (GWR) - Springdale Times (NYSE:GWR) - January 29 at 10:41 PM
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News IconNotable Thursday Option Activity: CLVS, TDY, GWR (NYSE:GWR) - January 27 at 12:08 AM
News IconStock Watch for Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (NYSE:GWR) - The Tribune (NYSE:GWR) - January 26 at 7:06 PM
News IconStock Concentration on Shares of Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (GWR) - Market Point (NYSE:GWR) - January 25 at 11:58 PM logoHow Did GWR’s North American Carloads Add Up in December 2016? (NYSE:GWR) - January 20 at 6:56 PM logoETFs with exposure to Genesee & Wyoming, Inc. : January 17, 2017 (NYSE:GWR) - January 17 at 3:36 PM logoGenesee & Wyoming, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : GWR-US : January 16, 2017 (NYSE:GWR) - January 16 at 9:13 AM logoGenesee & Wyoming Reports Traffic for December 2016 and the Fourth Quarter of 2016 (NYSE:GWR) - January 13 at 8:18 AM logo6:31 am Genesee & Wyoming reports December traffic was 270,543 carloads, +26.2% y/y (NYSE:GWR) - January 13 at 8:18 AM
News IconEnterprise Value Check for Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (NYSE:GWR) - Wall Street Beacon (NYSE:GWR) - January 6 at 6:10 PM
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News IconInside the Numbers for Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (NYSE:GWR) - Wall Street Beacon (NYSE:GWR) - December 31 at 10:33 PM logoComparing CSX’s Intermodal Volumes with the Industry’s (NYSE:GWR) - December 26 at 10:51 AM
News IconTrading Review: Checking on Shares of Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (NYSE:GWR) - Marion Business Daily (NYSE:GWR) - December 22 at 4:33 AM logoHome SEC Filings Genesee& Wyoming Inc. (NYSE:GWR) Files An 8-K Entry into a Material Definitive... - Market Exclusive (NYSE:GWR) - December 22 at 4:33 AM logoA Look at Genesee & Wyoming’s North American Volumes in November (NYSE:GWR) - December 21 at 10:38 AM logoWhy Genesee & Wyoming’s European Carloads Rose in November (NYSE:GWR) - December 21 at 10:38 AM


What is Genesee & Wyoming's stock symbol?

Genesee & Wyoming trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "GWR."

Where is Genesee & Wyoming's stock going? Where will Genesee & Wyoming's stock price be in 2017?

7 analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Genesee & Wyoming's shares. Their predictions range from $66.00 to $77.00. On average, they expect Genesee & Wyoming's share price to reach $71.29 in the next twelve months.

When will Genesee & Wyoming announce their earnings?

Genesee & Wyoming is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April, 26th 2017.

What are analysts saying about Genesee & Wyoming stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Genesee & Wyoming stock:

  • According to Zacks Investment Research, "GENESEE & WYOMING owns and operates short line and regional freight railroads and provides related rail services. They operate in three business segments in two geographic areas: North American Railroad Operations, Australian Railroad Operations, and Industrial Switching. " (2/13/2017)

  • Stifel Nicolaus analysts commented, "The company reported 4Q16 adjusted diluted EPS of $0.89 up 4.9% y/y and two cents above our Stifel estimate of $0.87 which is the same estimate we use for setting target prices. The company also benefitted from a $0.10 onetime multi-year take-or-pay volume shortfall under a crude-by-rail contract, which benefitted the company $0.10 in EPS on top of the reported $0.89. On a GAAP basis the company reported EPS of $0.15. The bridge between the adjusted reported EPS of $0.99 and the GAAP EPS of $0.15 was: 1) $0.52 impact from U.K./Europe impairment and related charges in the fourth quarter of 2016, 2) $0.28 of corporate development and related costs in the fourth quarter of 2016, primarily associated with the GRail, P&W and Pentalver transactions, and 3) $0.04 from net loss on sale and impairment of assets, restructuring costs, write-off of debt issuance costs." (2/9/2017)

Who owns Genesee & Wyoming stock?

Genesee & Wyoming's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (9.49%), State Street Corp (2.74%), Franklin Resources Inc. (2.44%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.32%), Cardinal Capital Management LLC CT (1.70%) and Russell Investments Group Ltd. (1.24%). Company insiders that own Genesee & Wyoming stock include Albert J Neupaver, Allison M Fergus, John C Hellmann, Matthew O Walsh, Mortimer B Fuller III and Timothy J Gallagher.

Who sold Genesee & Wyoming stock? Who is selling Genesee & Wyoming stock?

Genesee & Wyoming's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sandhill Capital Partners LLC, Loomis Sayles & Co. L P, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Franklin Resources Inc., Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky, Goodnow Investment Group LLC, Cortina Asset Management LLC and Paradigm Asset Management Co. LLC. Company insiders that have sold Genesee & Wyoming stock in the last year include Allison M Fergus, John C Hellmann, Mortimer B Fuller III and Timothy J Gallagher.

Who bought Genesee & Wyoming stock? Who is buying Genesee & Wyoming stock?

Genesee & Wyoming's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., Alyeska Investment Group L.P., Calamos Advisors LLC, Folger Hill Asset Management LP, Cardinal Capital Management LLC CT, GLG LLC, Marshall Wace LLP and Precocity Capital LP.

How do I buy Genesee & Wyoming stock?

Shares of Genesee & Wyoming can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Genesee & Wyoming stock cost?

One share of Genesee & Wyoming stock can currently be purchased for approximately $73.65.

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Last Updated on 2/24/2017 by Staff