Genesee & Wyoming Reaches New 52-Week High (GWR)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Genesee & Wyoming (NYSE: GWR) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $64.43, above its previous 52-week high of $64.24 with 308,933 shares traded as of 3:45 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 208,300 shares over the past 30 days.

Genesee & Wyoming has a market cap of $2.48 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 4.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. owns and operates short line and regional freight railroads, and provides railcar switching services in the United States, Canada, Australia, the Netherlands, and Belgium. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.9, above the average transportation industry P/E ratio of 24.8 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Genesee & Wyoming as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full Genesee & Wyoming Ratings Report.

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