Genesee & Wyoming Hits New 1-Year High at $106.02 (GWR)
Genesee & Wyoming (NYSE:GWR) shares reached a new 52-week high on Tuesday , Analyst RN reports. The company traded as high as $106.02 and last traded at $105.11, with a volume of 148,919 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $105.00.
GWR has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Zacks upgraded shares of Genesee & Wyoming from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Tuesday. They now have a $106.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at RBC Capital raised their price target on shares of Genesee & Wyoming from $110.00 to $115.00 in a research note on Thursday, June 5th. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Credit Suisse reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of Genesee & Wyoming in a research note on Friday, May 2nd. They now have a $106.00 price target on the stock. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, three have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $109.00.
The stock has a 50-day moving average of $100.4 and a 200-day moving average of $96.48. The company has a market cap of $5.618 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 26.09.
Genesee & Wyoming (NYSE:GWR) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, May 1st. The company reported $0.70 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.84 by $0.14. The company had revenue of $376.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $381.37 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.87 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up .3% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that Genesee & Wyoming will post $4.25 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
Genesee & Wyoming Inc owns and operates short line and regional freight railroads and provides railcar switching and other rail-related services in the United States, Australia, Canada, the Netherlands and Belgium.
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