Analyst Ratings for Genesee & Wyoming Inc. Cl A (GWR)

Updated: 2017-07-29

Shares of Genesee & Wyoming Inc. Cl A (NYSE:GWR) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. Last month, GWR received an average rating of Overweight.

7 analysts declared GWR a buy, 0 issued an overweight rating, 6 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

GWR was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 80, implying a possible profit of 22.76 percent. The lowest price target was 62, implying potential capital losses of -4.86 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 1.39 percent. That number becomes -10.98 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0.17 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -6.67 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 2 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of GWR's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 26.82 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of GWR is 1.02.

GWR has traded between a high of 80.73 and a low of 61.44 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 6.07 percent, and 19.27 percent below the high. GWR has a P/E ratio of 27.38. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The GWR value stock report compares GWR to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of GWR is $4.06 billion. GWR will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.