November 23, 2016 - By Clifton Ray
The insider John Hellmann who is Chief Exec. Officer & Pres. of Genesee & Wyoming Inc made a sale of 11,317 shares of the stock exchange listed company having a market value near $862,129 U.S. Dollars which is based on a stock price of $76.2 per share. John Hellmann now owns 405,849 shares or 0.70% of Genesee & Wyoming Inc’s total market capitalization. This trade was reported on November 23, 2016 and is already filed with the U.S. SEC. The legal report is obtainable online to the public here.
Out of 10 analysts covering Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (NYSE:GWR), 5 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 5 “Hold”. This means 50% are positive. $89 is the highest target while $55.0 is the lowest. The $72.70 average target is -5.13% below today’s ($76.63) stock price. Genesee & Wyoming Inc. has been the topic of 22 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. Macquarie Research upgraded Genesee & Wyoming Inc (NYSE:GWR) on Monday, November 2 to “Outperform” rating. The firm earned “Sector Perform” rating on Thursday, January 7 by RBC Capital Markets. Citigroup maintained it with “Buy” rating and $74 target price in Friday, April 29 report. The firm has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Friday, April 29. The company was maintained on Monday, November 2 by Cowen & Co. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Bank of America given on Friday, September 11. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Monday, December 14 by Stephens. The company was maintained on Monday, October 12 by Deutsche Bank. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Tuesday, February 23 by Morgan Stanley. RBC Capital Markets maintained Genesee & Wyoming Inc (NYSE:GWR) rating on Tuesday, August 4. RBC Capital Markets has “Top Pick” rating and $85 price target.
Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment increased to 1.17 in 2016 Q2. Its up 0.09, from 1.08 in 2016Q1. The ratio increased, as 26 funds sold all Genesee & Wyoming Inc shares owned while 87 reduced positions. 32 funds bought stakes while 90 increased positions. They now own 56.42 million shares or 1.48% less from 57.27 million shares in 2016Q1.
Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) holds 0% of its portfolio in Genesee & Wyoming Inc (NYSE:GWR) for 1,601 shares. Eagle Asset Mgmt Incorporated last reported 120,187 shares in the company. Moreover, Tocqueville Asset Lp has 0% invested in Genesee & Wyoming Inc (NYSE:GWR) for 4,150 shares. Moreover, Secor Capital Advsrs Limited Partnership has 0.06% invested in Genesee & Wyoming Inc (NYSE:GWR) for 8,130 shares. First Wilshire Secs Management holds 4,850 shares or 0.09% of its portfolio. Texas Permanent School Fund holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Genesee & Wyoming Inc (NYSE:GWR) for 43,703 shares. Schwab Charles Inv Incorporated holds 181,887 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Metropolitan Life Company New York has 0.02% invested in the company for 53,673 shares. Guggenheim Cap Ltd Company has 0% invested in the company for 26,425 shares. Franklin Resource holds 0.05% or 1.57M shares in its portfolio. Mycio Wealth Prtn Ltd Llc holds 0.01% or 952 shares in its portfolio. Wells Fargo Company Mn holds 529,033 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. California State Teachers Retirement Sys accumulated 0.02% or 123,159 shares. Smithfield Trust has 800 shares for 0.01% of their US portfolio. The New York-based Eulav Asset Mgmt has invested 0.11% in Genesee & Wyoming Inc (NYSE:GWR).
Insider Transactions: Since August 5, 2016, the stock had 0 insider purchases, and 5 sales for $1.75 million net activity. Another trade for 12,976 shares valued at $898,069 was made by HELLMANN JOHN C on Thursday, August 25. On Friday, August 5 Fergus Allison M sold $146,911 worth of the stock or 2,271 shares. Gallagher Timothy J sold $296,930 worth of Genesee & Wyoming Inc (NYSE:GWR) on Friday, August 5.
About 155,461 shares traded hands. Genesee & Wyoming Inc (NYSE:GWR) has risen 16.41% since April 21, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.08% the S&P500.
Genesee & Wyoming Inc. owns and operates over 120 freight railroads across the world, which are organized in approximately 10 regions. The company has a market cap of $4.42 billion. The Firm operates through three divisions, which include North American Operations, Australian Operations and U.K./European Operations. It has a 20.48 P/E ratio. In the United States, the Company has over eight regions, such as Central, Coastal , Midwest, Mountain West (which includes industrial switching operations), Northeast, Ohio Valley, Pacific and Southern.
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.”
Analysts await Genesee & Wyoming Inc (NYSE:GWR) to report earnings on February, 14. They expect $0.87 EPS, up 2.35% or $0.02 from last year’s $0.85 per share. GWR’s profit will be $50.18M for 22.02 P/E if the $0.87 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.95 actual EPS reported by Genesee & Wyoming Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -8.42% negative EPS growth.
More notable recent Genesee & Wyoming Inc (NYSE:GWR) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Weaker Volumes Drove Down Genesee & Wyoming Inc.’s Earnings” on November 01, 2016, also Businesswire.com with their article: “Genesee & Wyoming Inc. Enters into Agreement to Acquire Providence and ..” published on August 15, 2016, Fool.com published: “Genesee & Wyoming Inc.’s Earnings Decline on Slumping Shipments” on August 01, 2016. More interesting news about Genesee & Wyoming Inc (NYSE:GWR) were released by: Fool.com and their article: “Why Brexit Fears Slammed Genesee & Wyoming Inc’s Stock on Friday” published on June 27, 2016 as well as Moodys.com‘s news article titled: “Moody’s affirms ratings of Genesee & Wyoming on planned acquisition of ..” with publication date: October 21, 2016.
Genesee & Wyoming Inc., incorporated on September 1, 1977, owns and operates over 120 freight railroads across the world, which are organized in approximately 10 regions. The Firm operates through three divisions, 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 activities in Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands, Poland and the United Kingdom).
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By Clifton Ray