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Last $96.44 USD
Change Today -0.75 / -0.77%
Volume 334.8K
As of 8:04 PM 03/31/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

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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.

5,200 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/27/15
Founded in 1899

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

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $824.0K
Chief Financial Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $440.4K
Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $391.4K
General Counsel and Secretary
Total Annual Compensation: $360.5K
Senior Vice President of Corporate Developmen...
Total Annual Compensation: $360.5K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

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

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. Appoints Hunter C. Smith to Board of Directors

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. announced the appointment of Hunter C. Smith to its Board of Directors, effective March 27, 2015. Mr. Smith currently serves as vice president of finance for Celgene Corporation’s Inflammation and Immunology business unit. Prior to that, he held various roles during a 14-year tenure at Bunge Limited. Previously, he served as a director at UBS AG and started his career at Manufacturers Hanover Trust Company.

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. Enters into $2.8 Billion Credit Facility

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of approximately 94% of Freightliner Group Limited (Freightliner) for approximately £492 million plus the assumption of approximately £19 million of net debt and capitalized leases. In connection with the Freightliner acquisition, G&W also entered into a new five-year senior secured credit facility comprised of a $2.175 billion term loan and a $625 million revolving credit facility. G&W expects to have approximately $475 million of revolver capacity after the Freightliner closing.

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. Reports Consolidated Traffic Volumes for the Month and Year to Date Ended February 2015

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. reported consolidated traffic volumes for the month and year to date ended February 2015. For the month, the company reported total carloads of 145,127 against 142,802 a year ago. For year to date, the company reported total carloads of 312,476 against 299,386 a year ago.


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