Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. Sells 444 Shares of Genesee & Wyoming Inc (GWR)

Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. lessened its holdings in Genesee & Wyoming Inc (NYSE:GWR) by 35.9% during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 793 shares of the transportation company’s stock after selling 444 shares during the period. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P.’s holdings in Genesee & Wyoming were worth $59,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Rare Infrastructure Ltd increased its holdings in shares of Genesee & Wyoming by 18.1% in the 4th quarter. Rare Infrastructure Ltd now owns 1,074,858 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $79,561,000 after acquiring an additional 164,456 shares during the period. RMB Capital Management LLC increased its holdings in shares of Genesee & Wyoming by 3.4% in the 4th quarter. RMB Capital Management LLC now owns 276,021 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $20,431,000 after acquiring an additional 9,181 shares during the period. Epoch Investment Partners Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Genesee & Wyoming by 2.7% in the 4th quarter. Epoch Investment Partners Inc. now owns 377,360 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $27,932,000 after acquiring an additional 9,841 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its holdings in shares of Genesee & Wyoming by 2.2% in the 4th quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,625,037 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $120,287,000 after acquiring an additional 34,236 shares during the period. Finally, Hsbc Holdings PLC increased its holdings in shares of Genesee & Wyoming by 812.7% in the 4th quarter. Hsbc Holdings PLC now owns 103,840 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $7,686,000 after acquiring an additional 92,463 shares during the period. 96.96% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

GWR has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. Stephens cut shares of Genesee & Wyoming from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and dropped their price objective for the stock from $95.00 to $83.00 in a report on Thursday, January 3rd. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Genesee & Wyoming from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, January 17th. Cowen reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and issued a $87.00 price objective (down previously from $92.00) on shares of Genesee & Wyoming in a report on Thursday, February 7th. Finally, Morgan Stanley set a $69.00 target price on shares of Genesee & Wyoming and gave the company a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, February 8th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating, two have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $86.00.

Genesee & Wyoming stock opened at $85.00 on Monday. The stock has a market cap of $4.83 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.96, a P/E/G ratio of 1.47 and a beta of 1.58. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.67, a quick ratio of 1.19 and a current ratio of 1.30. Genesee & Wyoming Inc has a 52 week low of $67.61 and a 52 week high of $92.91.

Genesee & Wyoming (NYSE:GWR) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, February 6th. The transportation company reported $1.00 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.89 by $0.11. The firm had revenue of $575.60 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $570.71 million. Genesee & Wyoming had a net margin of 10.41% and a return on equity of 6.19%. Genesee & Wyoming’s quarterly revenue was up .7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.77 EPS. As a group, research analysts forecast that Genesee & Wyoming Inc will post 4.4 earnings per share for the current year.

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Genesee & Wyoming Profile

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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