Genesee & Wyoming Inc (NYSE:GWR) has been given a consensus rating of “Hold” by the eleven research firms that are currently covering the firm, MarketBeat.com reports. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 12-month price target among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $102.81.
GWR has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. Credit Suisse Group raised Genesee & Wyoming from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating and lifted their target price for the stock from $75.00 to $112.00 in a report on Monday, July 1st. Zacks Investment Research lowered Genesee & Wyoming from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating and set a $114.00 target price on the stock. in a report on Tuesday, July 2nd. ValuEngine raised Genesee & Wyoming from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, May 3rd. Stifel Nicolaus lowered Genesee & Wyoming from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $112.00 target price on the stock. in a report on Monday, July 1st. Finally, Bank of America lowered Genesee & Wyoming from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating and set a $88.65 target price on the stock. in a report on Tuesday, April 30th.
NYSE:GWR traded up $0.12 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $109.99. 16,394 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,111,611. The business’s fifty day moving average price is $108.51. The company has a market cap of $6.25 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 28.57 and a beta of 1.33. Genesee & Wyoming has a 1-year low of $68.27 and a 1-year high of $110.72. The company has a quick ratio of 0.99, a current ratio of 1.09 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.62.
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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