NYSE:GWR

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Executive Summary

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. owns and leases freight railroads worldwide.

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Fundamentals

Adequate balance sheet with limited growth.


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Share Price & News

How has Genesee & Wyoming's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0.5%

NYSE:GWR

-3.0%

US Transportation

-1.6%

US Market


1 Year Return

25.5%

NYSE:GWR

-3.7%

US Transportation

-3.0%

US Market

GWR outperformed the Transportation industry which returned -3.7% over the past year.

GWR outperformed the Market in United States of America which returned -3% over the past year.


Share holder returns

GWRIndustryMarket
7 Day0.5%-3.0%-1.6%
30 Day1.0%-11.4%-5.7%
90 Day17.1%-9.7%0.2%
1 Year25.5%25.5%-2.1%-3.7%-0.8%-3.0%
3 Year60.6%60.6%68.2%60.3%38.1%29.1%
5 Year12.5%12.5%65.3%51.6%50.8%34.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Genesee & Wyoming's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Genesee & Wyoming undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

29.53x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Genesee & Wyoming's share price is above the future cash flow value, it's not available at a moderate discount (< 20%).

Genesee & Wyoming's share price is above the future cash flow value, it's not available at a substantial discount (< 40%).


Price Based on Earnings

Genesee & Wyoming is overvalued based on earnings compared to the US Transportation industry average.

Genesee & Wyoming is overvalued based on earnings compared to the United States of America market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Genesee & Wyoming is poor value based on expected growth next year.


Price Based on Value of Assets

Genesee & Wyoming is good value based on assets compared to the US Transportation industry average.


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Future Growth

How is Genesee & Wyoming expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 8 analysts?

15.1%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

Genesee & Wyoming's revenue is expected to grow by 5.1% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).

Genesee & Wyoming's earnings are expected to grow by 15.1% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).

Genesee & Wyoming's revenue growth is positive but not above the United States of America market average.

Genesee & Wyoming's earnings growth is expected to exceed the United States of America market average.

Genesee & Wyoming's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 2.7%.


Earnings per Share Growth Estimates


Future Return on Equity

Genesee & Wyoming is not expected to efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future (Return on Equity less than 20%).


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Past Performance

How has Genesee & Wyoming performed over the past 5 years?

12.8%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Genesee & Wyoming's year on year earnings growth rate has been positive over the past 5 years, however the most recent earnings are below average.

Genesee & Wyoming's 1-year earnings growth is negative, it can't be compared to the 5-year average.

Genesee & Wyoming's 1-year earnings growth is negative, it can't be compared to the US Transportation industry average.


Return on Equity

Genesee & Wyoming has not efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity less than 20%).


Return on Assets

Genesee & Wyoming used its assets less efficiently than the US Transportation industry average last year based on Return on Assets.


Return on Capital Employed

Genesee & Wyoming's use of capital deteriorated last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed).


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Financial Health

How is Genesee & Wyoming's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Genesee & Wyoming is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

Genesee & Wyoming's long term commitments exceed its cash and other short term assets.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Genesee & Wyoming's level of debt (62.7%) compared to net worth is high (greater than 40%).

The level of debt compared to net worth has been reduced over the past 5 years (77.8% vs 62.7% today).

Debt is well covered by operating cash flow (23.5%, greater than 20% of total debt).

Interest payments on debt are well covered by earnings (EBIT is 3.9x coverage).


Balance Sheet

High level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt is not covered by short term assets, assets are 0.3x debt.


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Dividend

What is Genesee & Wyoming's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Unable to evaluate Genesee & Wyoming's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to evaluate Genesee & Wyoming's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as Genesee & Wyoming has not reported any payouts.

Unable to verify if Genesee & Wyoming's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as Genesee & Wyoming has not reported any payouts.


Future Payout to Shareholders

No need to calculate the sustainability of Genesee & Wyoming's dividends in 3 years as they are not expected to pay a notable one for United States of America.


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Management

What is the CEO of Genesee & Wyoming's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

11.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Jack Hellmann (49yo)

12.2yrs

Tenure

US$5,640,295

Compensation

Mr. John C. Hellmann, also known as Jack, has been the Chief Executive Officer of Genesee & Wyoming Inc. since June 1, 2007 and has been its President since May 2, 2005. Mr. Hellmann served as the Chief Fi ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Jack's remuneration is about average for companies of similar size in United States of America.

Jack's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year, both up more than 20%.


Management Age and Tenure

11.3yrs

Average Tenure

49yo

Average Age

The average tenure for the Genesee & Wyoming management team is over 5 years, this suggests they are a seasoned and experienced team.


Board Age and Tenure

4.2yrs

Average Tenure

68yo

Average Age

The tenure for the Genesee & Wyoming board of directors is about average.


Insider Trading

No 3 month open market individual insider trading information.


Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Jack Hellmann (49yo)

    Chairman

    • Tenure: 12.2yrs
    • Compensation: US$5.64m
  • M. Linn (58yo)

    Senior Vice President of Engineering

    • Tenure: 6.6yrs
  • Timothy Gallagher (56yo)

    Chief Financial Officer

    • Tenure: 14.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$2.11m
  • Tony Long

    Senior Vice President of Operations Support

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • Christopher Liucci (50yo)

    Chief Accounting Officer & Global Controller

    • Tenure: 13.4yrs
    • Compensation: US$661.42k
  • Allison Fergus (45yo)

    General Counsel & Secretary

    • Tenure: 12.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.99m
  • Paula Henry

    President of Utah Railway Company and Senior Vice President of Rocky Mountain Region

    • Tenure: 11.3yrs
  • Mary Russell

    Global Human Resource Officer

    • Tenure: 2.5yrs
  • Michael Miller (49yo)

    President of North America

    • Tenure: 0.8yrs
  • Matthew Walsh (44yo)

    Executive Vice President of Global Corporate Development

    • Tenure: 4.2yrs
    • Compensation: US$2.16m

Board Members

  • Ann Reese (66yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 7.5yrs
    • Compensation: US$216.47k
  • Al Neupaver (68yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 3.9yrs
    • Compensation: US$186.45k
  • Joe Pyne (71yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 3.9yrs
    • Compensation: US$182.66k
  • Mortimer Fuller (76yo)

    Chairman Emeritus

    • Tenure: 2.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$78.10k
  • Jack Hellmann (49yo)

    Chairman

    • Tenure: 12.2yrs
    • Compensation: US$5.64m
  • Mark Scudder (56yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 16.0yrs
    • Compensation: US$219.59k
  • Cedric Bobo

    Board Observer

    • Tenure: 6.8yrs
  • Øivind Lorentzen (68yo)

    Lead Independent Director

    • Tenure: 2.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$216.25k
  • Dick Bott (72yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 6.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$201.40k
  • Hunter Smith (50yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 4.4yrs
    • Compensation: US$186.47k

Company Information

Genesee & Wyoming Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Genesee & Wyoming Inc.
  • Ticker: GWR
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1899
  • Industry: Railroads
  • Sector: Transportation
  • Market Cap: US$6.302b
  • Shares outstanding: 56.99m
  • Website: https://www.gwrr.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Genesee & Wyoming Inc.
  • 20 West Avenue
  • Darien
  • Connecticut
  • 6820
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
GWRNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesClass A Common StockUSUSDJun 1996

Biography

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. owns and leases freight railroads worldwide. It operates through three segments: North American Operations, Australian Operations, and U.K./European Operations. The company transport ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/08/24 23:44
End of Day Share Price2019/08/23 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.