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Stock to Track: Genesee And Wyoming (NYSE: GWR)

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Genesee And Wyoming is in the industrials sector and transportation and logistics industry. The company CEO is John C. Hellmann. Genesee and Wyoming Inc owns and leases short line and regional freight railroads across the world. It provides rail freight services, contract coal loading and railcar switching for industrial customers.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The GWR stock showed a previous change of -0.62% with an open at 85.00 and a close of 84.07. It reached an intraday high of 85.10 and a low of 83.27.

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Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $5.1b with 60.8m shares outstanding, of which the float is 58.2m shares. Trading volume reached 241,644 shares compared to its average volume of 387,983 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Genesee And Wyoming shares returned 3.76% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 8.06%. Over three months, it changed 22.23%. In one year it has changed 22.82% and within that year its 52-week high was 85.10 and its 52-week low was 64.31. GWR stock is 30.74% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 75.41 and a 50 day moving average of 78.62. Currently GWR stock is trading 11.48% above its 200 day moving average.

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Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 8.79 that ended on 31st of December 2017, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 9.56. Based on 7 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.92. The TTM EPS is 3.08, which comes to a TTM PE of 27.30. Historically, the PE high was 101.20 and the PE low was 9.56. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 29.45, which is a decrease of -64.97%.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
03-31-2018:  0.70
12-31-2017:  0.77
09-30-2017:  0.81
06-30-2017:  0.80

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 84.29, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 0.26%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 94.80% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 2,446,079, which is 4.02% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 6.58. This stock has some short interest, but it may be normal and no cause for concern if long the position.

The current calculated beta is 1.73

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company's return on equity is 16.86%, return on assets is 7.04%, profit margin is 33.34%, price-to-sales is 2.99 and price-to-book is 1.40.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 3  :Valuation Score
 4  :Past Performance Score
 4  :Financial Strength Score
 0  :Future Growth Score
 0  :Dividend Score
 2  :Overall Score

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John Jones
Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks. Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.

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