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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (NYSE:GWR)?

The company in question is, Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (NYSE:GWR) currently with a stock price of 68.81 (0.80% today). The market cap for Genesee & Wyoming Inc. is 3985.02, and is in the sector Services, and Railroads industry. The target price for Genesee & Wyoming Inc. is 73. Currently Genesee & Wyoming Inc. is trading with a P/E of 17.68, and a forward P/E of 17.77. Average volume for Genesee & Wyoming Inc. is 352.72 and so far today it is 216311.

Performance in the last year for Genesee & Wyoming Inc. has been 5.68%. For EPS growth, Genesee & Wyoming Inc. has seen a growth of -15.00%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 7.71%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 15.70% over the last five years and could be 5.06% for the next five years. Genesee & Wyoming Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -7.50%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -9.90%. The 20-day simple moving average is 2.55%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 13.02%.

Since the IPO date for Genesee & Wyoming Inc. on the 6/25/1996, Genesee & Wyoming Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 27.14%. With Genesee & Wyoming Inc. trading at 68.81, the dividend yield is *TBA, and the EPS is 3.86.

So could Genesee & Wyoming Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 17.68. The PEG is 3.5, P/S is 1.95 and the P/B is at 1.51. The P/cash is 159.4, with P/free cash flow at 31.16.

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 0.9, and the quick ratio is 0.8. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.79, and total debt/equity at 0.84.

In terms of margins, Genesee & Wyoming Inc. has a gross margin of 71.80%, an operating margin of 17.40% and a profit margin of 10.90%.Payout ratio for Genesee & Wyoming Inc. is 0.00%. Return on assets come to 3.30% with return on investment coming to 6.40%.

Insider ownership for Genesee & Wyoming Inc., is at 1.30% and institutional ownership comes to *TBA. Outstanding shares are at 58.38. While shares float is 56.18. The float short is currently 6.73%, and short ratio is 10.71.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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