Genesee & Wyoming (GWR) Analysts See $0.85 EPS; Toll Brothers (TOL) Sellers Increased By 7.43% Their Shorts

October 5, 2017 - By Adrian Mccoy

Toll Brothers Incorporated (NYSE:TOL) had an increase of 7.43% in short interest. TOL’s SI was 5.07M shares in October as released by FINRA. Its up 7.43% from 4.72M shares previously. With 2.33 million avg volume, 2 days are for Toll Brothers Incorporated (NYSE:TOL)’s short sellers to cover TOL’s short positions. The SI to Toll Brothers Incorporated’s float is 3.37%. About 374,626 shares traded. Toll Brothers Inc (NYSE:TOL) has risen 41.46% since October 5, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 24.76% the S&P500.

Analysts expect Genesee & Wyoming Inc (NYSE:GWR) to report $0.85 EPS on November, 7.They anticipate $0.10 EPS change or 10.53% from last quarter’s $0.95 EPS. GWR’s profit would be $53.01 million giving it 21.36 P/E if the $0.85 EPS is correct. After having $0.80 EPS previously, Genesee & Wyoming Inc’s analysts see 6.25% EPS growth. About 68,634 shares traded. Genesee & Wyoming Inc (NYSE:GWR) has risen 13.88% since October 5, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.82% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.99 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.37, from 1.36 in 2017Q1. It dropped, as 34 investors sold Genesee & Wyoming Inc shares while 84 reduced holdings. 29 funds opened positions while 88 raised stakes. 58.21 million shares or 0.49% less from 58.50 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Wells Fargo & Mn invested in 474,432 shares. Strs Ohio invested in 150,000 shares or 0.05% of the stock. State Treasurer State Of Michigan invested 0.01% in Genesee & Wyoming Inc (NYSE:GWR). 290,316 were reported by Sentinel Asset. Deutsche State Bank Ag owns 180,134 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Liberty Mutual Asset Mgmt Inc owns 25,285 shares or 0.07% of their US portfolio. Walleye Trading Limited Company owns 161 shares. State Street Corp has 0.01% invested in Genesee & Wyoming Inc (NYSE:GWR) for 1.65M shares. Sei stated it has 0.05% of its portfolio in Genesee & Wyoming Inc (NYSE:GWR). Teacher Retirement Sys Of Texas holds 4,963 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Caxton Associates Limited Partnership holds 0.01% in Genesee & Wyoming Inc (NYSE:GWR) or 20,000 shares. Glob X Co Limited Co accumulated 1,947 shares. 1.20 million are owned by Franklin Res. Raymond James And Assoc invested 0.01% in Genesee & Wyoming Inc (NYSE:GWR). Quantbot Tech Limited Partnership holds 0.02% or 3,813 shares.

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. owns and operates freight railroads across the world. The company has market cap of $4.53 billion. As of December 31, 2016, the Company owned or leased 122 freight railroads worldwide that are organized in 10 operating regions. It has a 31.78 P/E ratio. The Firm operates through three divisions, which include North American Operations, Australian Operations and U.K./European Operations.

Since May 4, 2017, it had 1 insider purchase, and 4 selling transactions for $844,158 activity. Another trade for 2,688 shares valued at $176,897 was sold by Fergus Allison M. Shares for $269,318 were sold by Walsh Matthew O. on Friday, May 26. Gallagher Timothy J also sold $390,851 worth of Genesee & Wyoming Inc (NYSE:GWR) shares. NEUPAVER ALBERT J also bought $101,041 worth of Genesee & Wyoming Inc (NYSE:GWR) shares. Another trade for 1,677 shares valued at $108,133 was made by Liucci Christopher F on Tuesday, May 23.

Among 11 analysts covering Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (NYSE:GWR), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 55% are positive. Genesee & Wyoming Inc. had 34 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Monday, December 14 by Stephens. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Tuesday, August 4 report. Bank of America upgraded Genesee & Wyoming Inc (NYSE:GWR) on Monday, February 22 to “Neutral” rating. The rating was downgraded by RBC Capital Markets to “Sector Perform” on Thursday, January 7. As per Wednesday, April 19, the company rating was upgraded by Bank of America. The firm has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co given on Friday, August 11. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Thursday, February 9 report. The company was maintained on Wednesday, May 3 by Cowen & Co. The stock of Genesee & Wyoming Inc (NYSE:GWR) has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, November 2 by Cowen & Co. As per Monday, July 10, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co.

Toll Brothers, Inc. is engaged in designing, building, marketing, selling and arranging financing for detached and attached homes in luxury residential communities. The company has market cap of $6.73 billion. The Firm operates through two divisions: Traditional Home Building and Toll Brothers City Living . It has a 15.86 P/E ratio. Within the Traditional Home Building segment, it operates in five geographic divisions in the United States: the North, consisting of Connecticut, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey and New York; the Mid-Atlantic, consisting of Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Virginia; the South, consisting of Florida, North Carolina and Texas; the West, consisting of Arizona, Colorado, Nevada and Washington, and California.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.35 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.41, from 0.94 in 2017Q1. It is positive, as 36 investors sold Toll Brothers Inc shares while 95 reduced holdings. 54 funds opened positions while 123 raised stakes. 131.01 million shares or 0.86% more from 129.90 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Company Retail Bank reported 27,672 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Geode Cap Mngmt Limited Liability Company has invested 0.02% in Toll Brothers Inc (NYSE:TOL). Tci Wealth Advisors reported 29 shares. Brinker Capital reported 0.04% of its portfolio in Toll Brothers Inc (NYSE:TOL). Navellier & holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Toll Brothers Inc (NYSE:TOL) for 5,124 shares. New York State Teachers Retirement System holds 315,467 shares. Clarivest Asset Mngmt Limited Liability owns 45 shares. Ls Invest Advisors Limited Liability Corp owns 0.04% invested in Toll Brothers Inc (NYSE:TOL) for 17,147 shares. Utah Retirement Sys reported 27,705 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. The Ontario – Canada-based Gluskin Sheff & has invested 2.4% in Toll Brothers Inc (NYSE:TOL). Ledyard State Bank holds 0.01% in Toll Brothers Inc (NYSE:TOL) or 1,550 shares. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania School Empls Retrmt holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Toll Brothers Inc (NYSE:TOL) for 21,595 shares. Neuberger Berman Group Llc holds 0.06% or 1.24 million shares in its portfolio. Nippon Life Glob Americas has invested 0.19% in Toll Brothers Inc (NYSE:TOL). Hightower Advisors Ltd Company holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Toll Brothers Inc (NYSE:TOL) for 52,078 shares.

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