Genesee & Wyoming Inc. Class A (GWR) Moves Lower on Volume Spike for March 12

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Genesee & Wyoming Inc. Class A (GWR) traded on unusually high volume on Mar. 12, as the stock lost 1.97% to close at $85.81. On the day, Genesee & Wyoming Inc. Class A saw 738,702 shares trade hands on 8,219 trades. Considering that the stock averages only a daily volume of 434,250 shares a day over the last month, this represents a pretty significant bump in volume over the norm.

Generally speaking, when a stock experiences a sudden spike in trading volume, it may be seen as a bullish signal for investors. An increase in volume means more market awareness for the company, potentially setting up a more meaningful move in stock price. The added volume also provides a level of support and stability for price advances.

The stock has traded between $92.91 and $67.61 over the last 52-weeks, its 50-day SMA is now $79.31, and its 200-day SMA $82.11. Genesee & Wyoming Inc. Class A has a P/B ratio of 1.42. It also has a P/E ratio of 21.7.

Genesee & Wyoming Inc manages one of the largest portfolios of short-line/regional freight railroads in North America. About 58% of revenue comes from its core North American short-line business, while its rail lines in Australia make up 14%. Roughly 28% comes from its Europe/U.K. division, which includes its European heavy haul and intermodal operations (Freightliner) that were acquired in early 2015.

Headquartered in Darien, CT, Genesee & Wyoming Inc. Class A has 8,000 employees and is currently under the leadership of CEO John C. Hellmann.

For a complete fundamental analysis analysis of Genesee & Wyoming Inc. Class A, check out’s Stock Valuation Analysis report for GWR.

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