Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, regional freight railroad operator Genesee & Wyoming (NYS: GWR) has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Genesee & Wyoming and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Genesee & Wyoming facts
Greenwich, Conn. (1899)
CEO John Hellmann (since 2007)
CFO Timothy Gallagher (since 2005)
Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)
$516.0 million / $643.1 million
Union Pacific (NYS: UNP)
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 97% of the 862 members who have rated Genesee & Wyoming believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Has grown from a single shortline railroad, to multiple shortlines and rail related services that streamline freight services for larger railroads. They handle work the larger railroads don't want to do. This railroad started just miles from my home and I have enjoyed watching it grow.
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