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Last $75.01 USD
Change Today -0.83 / -1.09%
Volume 482.0K
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Genesee & Wyoming Inc. owns and operates short line and regional freight railroads, and provides railcar switching and other rail-related services. It operates in two segments, North American & European Operations and Australian Operations. The company transport various commodities, including agricultural products, chemicals and plastics, metals, metallic ores, coal and coke, minerals and stones, pulp and paper, intermodal commodities, petroleum products, food and kindred products, autos and auto parts, wastes, and other commodities. It owns or leases 116 freight railroads, including 103 short line railroads and 2 regional freight railroads located in the United States, 8 short line railroads located in Canada, 1 railroad located in Australia, and 1 railroad located in the Netherlands and Belgium, with a total of approximately 14,200 miles of track. The company also operates 1 longer-haul 1,400-mile railroad, which links the Port of Darwin to the Australian interstate rail network in South Australia; and approximately 3,300 additional miles of track that is owned or leased by others. It also provides industrial and port terminal switching, and contract coal loading services; car hire, rental, and repair services; demurrage and storage services; crewing and track access services; and railroad engineering, construction, maintenance, and repair services for short line and regional railroads, public-transit agencies, and industrial customers. The company was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Darien, Connecticut.

7,700 Employees
Last Reported Date: 05/7/15
Founded in 1899

genesee & wyoming inc-cl a (GWR) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $825.0K
Chief Financial Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $453.2K
Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $402.7K
General Counsel and Secretary
Total Annual Compensation: $425.0K
Executive Vice President of Global Corporate ...
Total Annual Compensation: $425.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

genesee & wyoming inc-cl a (GWR) Key Developments

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. Revises Earnings Guidance for the Second Quarter of 2015

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. revised earnings guidance for the second quarter of 2015. The company now expects to cut its EPS guidance to $0.90 to $0.94, compared to guidance provided on May 1 of $1.05 to $1.10, due to weak railroad traffic. Based on results through May 2015, it expects second quarter of 2015 revenues to be approximately $535 million to $545 million, below its guidance of $565 million to $580 million provided on May 1, and an operating ratio between 81% to 82%, compared with guidance of 80%.

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. Reports Consolidated Traffic Volumes for the Month May 2015

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. reported consolidated traffic volumes for the month May 2015. The company’s traffic in May 2015 was 150,010 carloads, a decrease of 21,381 carloads, or 12.5%, compared with May 2014. The company same-railroad traffic in May 2015 was 142,555 carloads, a decrease of 28,836 carloads, or 16.8%, compared with May 2014.

Genesee & Wyoming Seeks Acquisitions

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (NYSE:GWR) is looking for acquisition opportunities. Matthew Walsh, Senior Vice President of Corporate Development said, "We have about $480 million of availability right now, and we continue to be very busy on looking at acquisitions and investments."


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