Cipher Capital LP raised its stake in shares of Genesee & Wyoming Inc (NYSE:GWR) by 257.9% during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 10,976 shares of the transportation company’s stock after acquiring an additional 7,909 shares during the period. Cipher Capital LP’s holdings in Genesee & Wyoming were worth $813,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
A number of other large investors also recently modified their holdings of GWR. Ancora Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in Genesee & Wyoming in the third quarter worth $100,000. Quantamental Technologies LLC purchased a new stake in Genesee & Wyoming in the fourth quarter worth $89,000. Virtu Financial LLC purchased a new stake in Genesee & Wyoming in the third quarter worth $279,000. Gideon Capital Advisors Inc. purchased a new stake in Genesee & Wyoming in the third quarter worth $284,000. Finally, Oakbrook Investments LLC purchased a new stake in Genesee & Wyoming in the fourth quarter worth $244,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 96.96% of the company’s stock.
Shares of GWR stock traded down $0.93 on Monday, reaching $89.01. 464,414 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 426,225. Genesee & Wyoming Inc has a 52 week low of $68.27 and a 52 week high of $92.91. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.67, a quick ratio of 1.19 and a current ratio of 1.30. The firm has a market capitalization of $5.07 billion, a P/E ratio of 23.12, a P/E/G ratio of 1.42 and a beta of 1.59.
Several equities research analysts have commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised Genesee & Wyoming from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, February 12th. Raymond James cut Genesee & Wyoming from a “strong-buy” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research report on Monday. Stephens cut Genesee & Wyoming from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and reduced their price objective for the company from $95.00 to $83.00 in a research report on Thursday, January 3rd. Morgan Stanley reduced their price target on Genesee & Wyoming from $73.00 to $70.00 and set an “underweight” rating for the company in a research report on Monday, January 7th. Finally, Cowen restated an “outperform” rating and issued a $87.00 price target (down previously from $92.00) on shares of Genesee & Wyoming in a research report on Thursday, February 7th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. Genesee & Wyoming presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $87.11.
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Genesee & Wyoming Company Profile
Genesee & Wyoming Inc owns and leases freight railroads. It operates through three segments: North American Operations, Australian Operations, and U.K./European Operations. The company transports various commodities, including agricultural products, autos and auto parts, chemicals and plastics, coal and coke, food and kindred products, lumber and forest products, metallic ores, metals, minerals and stone, petroleum products, pulp and paper, waste, and other commodities.
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