SG Americas Securities LLC Has $541,000 Stake in Genesee & Wyoming Inc (GWR)

SG Americas Securities LLC lessened its position in shares of Genesee & Wyoming Inc (NYSE:GWR) by 70.6% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 7,312 shares of the transportation company’s stock after selling 17,547 shares during the quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC’s holdings in Genesee & Wyoming were worth $541,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of GWR. Global X Management Co. LLC grew its position in shares of Genesee & Wyoming by 221.8% during the second quarter. Global X Management Co. LLC now owns 1,947 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $133,000 after purchasing an additional 1,342 shares in the last quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank grew its position in shares of Genesee & Wyoming by 8.6% during the second quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 2,655 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $182,000 after purchasing an additional 210 shares in the last quarter. Quantbot Technologies LP grew its position in shares of Genesee & Wyoming by 38.8% during the second quarter. Quantbot Technologies LP now owns 3,813 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $260,000 after purchasing an additional 1,065 shares in the last quarter. World Asset Management Inc grew its position in shares of Genesee & Wyoming by 2.4% during the second quarter. World Asset Management Inc now owns 3,881 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $265,000 after purchasing an additional 91 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Riverhead Capital Management LLC grew its position in shares of Genesee & Wyoming by 60.1% during the second quarter. Riverhead Capital Management LLC now owns 4,163 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $285,000 after purchasing an additional 1,563 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 96.21% of the company’s stock.

In other Genesee & Wyoming news, insider John C. Hellmann sold 12,332 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, November 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $73.71, for a total transaction of $908,991.72. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 404,076 shares in the company, valued at approximately $29,784,441.96. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Company insiders own 3.45% of the company’s stock.

A number of equities analysts recently commented on the company. TheStreet raised Genesee & Wyoming from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Tuesday, December 19th. Bank of America raised their price objective on Genesee & Wyoming from $79.00 to $83.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, November 10th. Zacks Investment Research raised Genesee & Wyoming from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 9th. Cowen reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $81.00 price objective on shares of Genesee & Wyoming in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $76.00 price objective on shares of Genesee & Wyoming in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $80.20.

Shares of Genesee & Wyoming Inc (NYSE GWR) traded up $1.66 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $80.39. The company had a trading volume of 317,833 shares, compared to its average volume of 311,702. The company has a market cap of $5,020.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 38.10, a P/E/G ratio of 4.11 and a beta of 1.80. Genesee & Wyoming Inc has a 52-week low of $61.44 and a 52-week high of $81.73. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.69, a current ratio of 1.30 and a quick ratio of 1.18.

Genesee & Wyoming (NYSE:GWR) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October 31st. The transportation company reported $0.81 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.83 by ($0.02). The firm had revenue of $576.90 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $573.60 million. Genesee & Wyoming had a return on equity of 5.80% and a net margin of 6.10%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 15.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.95 earnings per share. equities research analysts anticipate that Genesee & Wyoming Inc will post 2.9 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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Genesee & Wyoming Company Profile

Genesee & Wyoming Inc owns and operates freight railroads across the world. As of December 31, 2016, the Company owned or leased 122 freight railroads worldwide that are organized in 10 operating regions. The Company operates through three segments, which include North American Operations, Australian Operations and U.K./European Operations.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Genesee & Wyoming (NYSE:GWR)

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