|Company name||Genesee & Wyoming Inc|
|Live stock price||[stckqut]GWR[/stckqut]|
|P/E compared to competitors||Good|
|Confident Investor Rating||Fair|
|Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario)||$84.97|
|Target stock price (averages with growth)||$71.4|
|Target stock price (averages with no growth)||$37.07|
|Target stock price (manual assumptions)||$76.67|
The following company description is from Google Finance: http://www.google.com/finance?q=gwr
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. In North America, the Company has operations in eight regions, such as Central, Coastal (which includes industrial switching and port operations), Midwest, Mountain West (which includes industrial switching operations), Northeast, Pacific, Southern and Canada. Outside the United States, the Company has operations in two regions: Australia and the United Kingdom/Europe (which consists of operations in the United Kingdom, Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands and Poland, as well as the provision of management and technical support through Freightliner to Saudi Arabia Railway Company).
Confident Investor comments: At this time, I think that a Confident Investor can cautiously invest in Genesee & Wyoming Inc as long as the price is correct. Most of the fundamentals of this company are good but there are some concerns. I am removing this company from my Watch List as I think there are better places to invest.
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How was this analysis of Genesee & Wyoming Inc calculated?
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In order to assist you in using the techniques of this book, the values that I used when calculating the Manual pricing above were:
- Stock price at the time of the calculation: $73.51
- Growth: 0.11
- Current EPS (TTM): $2.29
- P/E: 32
- Future EPS Calc: $3.85
- Future Stock Price Calc: $123.48
- Target stock price: $76.67
I hope that this makes you a Confident Investor.