Genesee & Wyoming Gets a Hold Rating from Stifel Nicolaus

By Carrie Williams

In a report released yesterday, John Larkin from Stifel Nicolaus reiterated a Hold rating on Genesee & Wyoming (NYSE: GWR), with a price target of $76. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $71.78.

According to, Larkin is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 11.5% and a 69.5% success rate. Larkin covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Covenant Transportation Group, Expeditors International, and Air Transport Services.

Genesee & Wyoming has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $78.50.

Genesee & Wyoming’s market cap is currently $4.47B and has a P/E ratio of 31.34. The company has a book value ratio of 1.4767.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 87 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock. Most recently, in August 2017, Christopher Liucci, the CAO of GWR sold 1,401 shares for a total of $93,755.

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Genesee & Wyoming, Inc. engages in the ownership and operation of short line and regional freight railroads as well as in the provision of railcar switching and other rail-related services. It operates through the following segments: North American Operations, Australian Operations and United Kingdom or European Operations.