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Recent Performance: Genesee And Wyoming (NYSE: GWR)

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Genesee And Wyoming is part of the transportation and logistics industry and is part of the industrials sector. 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 0.48% with an open at 78.10 and a close of 78.29. It reached an intraday high of 79.12 and a low of 77.95.

SeekingAlpha:  Genesee & Wyoming: A Railroad Play That Is Not So Well-Known

Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $4.6b with 58.9m shares outstanding, of which the float is 56.3m shares. Trading volume reached 497,513 shares compared to its average volume of 537,574 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 2.51% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 4.25%. Over three months, it changed 2.31%. In one year it has changed -2.24% and within that year its 52-week high was 92.91 and its 52-week low was 67.61. GWR stock is 15.80% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 80.91 and a 50 day moving average of 77.36. Currently GWR stock is trading -3.24% below its 200 day moving average and may be a good opportunity to buy, but should check other indicators to confirm a buy signal.

SeekingAlpha:  Genesee & Wyoming: A Railroad Play That Is Not So Well-Known

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 8.91. Based on 7 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.90. The TTM EPS is 3.64, which comes to a TTM PE of 21.51. Historically, the PE high was 101.20 and the PE low was 8.91. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 32.42, which is a decrease of -58.59%.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
09-30-2018:  1.23
06-30-2018:  0.94
03-31-2018:  0.70
12-31-2017:  0.77

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 65.07, which means it may be overvalued by -20.32%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 138.70% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 3,469,085, which is 5.89% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 6.70. This stock has a moderate level of short interest, but may still be a buying opportunity depending on other indicators.

The current calculated beta is 1.65

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 18.52%, return on assets is 7.77%, profit margin is 11.11%, price-to-sales is 2.59 and price-to-book is 1.29.

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.