Genesee & Wyoming Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks (GWR)
Genesee & Wyoming (NYSE:GWR) was upgraded by Zacks from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report released on Tuesday. The firm currently has a $106.00 price objective on the stock. Zacks‘s target price suggests a potential upside of 1.31% from the stock’s previous close.
Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. 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. Separately, 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. Finally, analysts at Deutsche Bank cut their price target on shares of Genesee & Wyoming from $112.00 to $110.00 in a research note on Friday, May 2nd. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, three have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $109.00.
Genesee & Wyoming (NYSE:GWR) traded down 0.35% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $104.63. 349,825 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Genesee & Wyoming has a 52-week low of $83.16 and a 52-week high of $105.88. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $100.2 and its 200-day moving average is $96.3. The company has a market cap of $5.618 billion and a P/E ratio of 26.09.
Genesee & Wyoming (NYSE:GWR) last released its earnings data 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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