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 analyst gave a price target of 80, implying a possible profit of 22.76 percent. The minimum price target given was 62, which equates to a potential downside of -4.86 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

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. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -6.67 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of GWR to grow at a rate of 26.82 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the 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, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. GWR has a PEG ratio of 1.02.

In the trailing 52-weeks, GWR hit 80.73 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 61.44. Currently the stock is 6.07 percent higher than its low, and 19.27 percent below the high. GWR has a price/earnings 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.