GWR stock: buy or sell?
December 27th, 2019
Genesee & Wyoming Inc. owns and leases freight railroads. It operates through three segments: North American Operations, Australian Operations, and U.
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These 2 buy setups are elegible for Genesee & Wyoming stock right now:
|New all-time high||Yes|
|New 52 week high||Yes|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||No|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
Is Genesee & Wyoming stock a buy?
Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are posted by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness.Unfortunately, we couldn't detect any rating for GWR stock for the last month.
GWR stock analysis
Genesee & Wyoming stayed stable -0.05% to $111.88 after marking all time highs on December.
After several days of continuous rises in past weeks, Genesee & Wyoming stayed stable -0.05% to $111.88. GWR broke out again over $111.45 after a 0.53% correction started on December. On December GWR price bounced up over the SMA of 100 days demonstrating to be a significant support for this stock.
Genesee & Wyoming stepped up 0.62% late December 2019 and topped a new all time high at $111.97.
By mid May 2019, SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up triggering a rise of 29.48%. Since price and SMA40w lines crossed up by mid March 2019, GWR climbed $31.60 (39.36%).
GWR stock price history
GWR stock went public on June 25th, 1996 with a price of $3.781. Since then, GWR stock grew a 2,859.80%, with an average of 124.30% per year. If you had invested right after GWR's IPO a $1,000 in GWR stock in 1996, it would worth $28,598.00 today.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
GWR stock historical price chart
GWR stock reached all-time highs on December with a price of $111.97.
GWR stock price targetPredicting the price evolution of a stock or any financial instrument in a reliable and repeatable way is probably impossible. However, many stock price predictions are published every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts. We do not recommend to follow these stock price predictions without a critical thinking from your side, as their accuracy is usually low. For the last month we have not found any price prediction for Genesee & Wyoming stock by any trusted analyst.
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per Share, Genesee & Wyoming presented its financial report, posting a good growth for the Earnings per Share (EPS). Analyst expected $0.90 per share, but Genesee & Wyoming posted $1.00.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsCompared to 2017, last anual revenues report draw a shining increase of 6.36% to $2,348.55 million dollars. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, in contrary, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) plummed a -14.46% to 10.41%.
|2013||$1,570 M||-||$271 M17.3%||-|
|2014||$1,639 M||4.40%||$261 M15.9%||-3.89%|
|2015||$2,000 M||22.05%||$225 M11.2%||-13.70%|
|2016||$2,002 M||0.06%||$141 M7.1%||-37.28%|
|2017||$2,208 M||10.32%||$549 M24.9%||289.02%|
|2018||$2,349 M||6.36%||$244 M10.4%||-55.48%|
Quarterly financial resultsGenesee & Wyoming reported $575.60 M in revenues for 2018-Q4, a -4.59% decline compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $55.56 million with a profit margin of 9.65%. Profit margin slightly fell a -1.88% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 11.53%. When comparing turnover to same quarter last year, Genesee & Wyoming sales marked a tiny move and remained steady a 0.70%.
|2017-Q2||$540 M||-||$46 M8.5%||-|
|2017-Q3||$577 M||6.75%||$50 M8.7%||9.19%|
|2017-Q4||$572 M||-0.93%||$427 M74.6%||749.06%|
|2018-Q1||$575 M||0.54%||$75 M13.1%||-82.39%|
|2018-Q2||$595 M||3.54%||$44 M7.4%||-41.19%|
|2018-Q3||$603 M||1.40%||$70 M11.5%||57.56%|
|2018-Q4||$576 M||-4.59%||$56 M9.7%||-20.16%|
|2019-Q1||$558 M||-3.04%||$39 M6.9%||-30.34%|
Genesee & Wyoming ownershipWhen you are planning to invest in a company, it's always worth to have a look its ownership structure.
Genesee & Wyoming shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a of all shares.
The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Genesee & Wyoming:
|Market cap||$0.0 M|
|Total shares||0.0 M|
|Float shares||0.0 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||0.0%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||0.0%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%|
|Friday, December 27th, 2019|
|Day range||$111.88 - $111.97|
|Average true range||$0.41|
|50d mov avg||$111.26|
|100d mov avg||$110.86|
|200d mov avg||$103.14|
Genesee & Wyoming performanceTo measure stock performance is always good to compare with competitors or related stocks. We compared Genesee & Wyoming against in the following table:
|GWRGenesee & Wyoming||1.09%||11.88%||51.60%|