Whitnell & Co Has Increased Its Aflac (AFL) Holding; Genesee & Wyoming (GWR) Has 1.57 Sentiment

July 12, 2018 - By Rhonda Roth

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Genesee & Wyoming Inc (GWR) investors sentiment increased to 1.57 in Q1 2018. It’s up 0.17, from 1.4 in 2017Q4. The ratio is more positive, as 141 investment professionals increased and opened new stock positions, while 90 sold and reduced stakes in Genesee & Wyoming Inc. The investment professionals in our database now have: 55.49 million shares, down from 57.56 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of investment professionals holding Genesee & Wyoming Inc in top ten stock positions was flat from 6 to 6 for the same number . Sold All: 18 Reduced: 72 Increased: 96 New Position: 45.

Whitnell & Co increased Aflac Inc (AFL) stake by 98.12% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Whitnell & Co acquired 40,757 shares as Aflac Inc (AFL)’s stock declined 0.09%. The Whitnell & Co holds 82,293 shares with $3.60 million value, up from 41,536 last quarter. Aflac Inc now has $32.89B valuation. The stock decreased 0.00% or $0.001 during the last trading session, reaching $42.489. About 1.95 million shares traded. Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) has risen 21.38% since July 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.81% the S&P500.

The stock increased 0.12% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $82.69. About 336,018 shares traded. Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (GWR) has risen 18.55% since July 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 5.98% the S&P500. Some Historical GWR News: 03/04/2018 – GENESEE & WYOMING INC SAYS APPOINTMENTS EXPAND G&W BOARD TO 12 DIRECTORS, 11 OF WHOM ARE INDEPENDENT DIRECTORS; 12/03/2018 – Genesee & Wyoming Volume Jumps More Than Seven Times Average; 17/04/2018 – GENESEE & WYOMING CARLOADS DOWN 3.7% IN MARCH :GWR US; 20/04/2018 – DJ Genesee & Wyoming Inc Class A, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (GWR); 14/05/2018 – Genesee & Wyoming Reports Traffic for April 2018; 14/05/2018 – GENESEE & WYOMING CARLOADS UP 3.7% IN APRIL :GWR US; 01/05/2018 – Genesee & Wyoming 1Q Net $75.1M; 01/05/2018 – Genesee & Wyoming Plans to Incur $55M in Costs Related to Improving U.K. Rail, Terminal and Road Operations; 17/04/2018 – GENESEE & WYOMING MARCH SAME-RAILROAD TRAFFIC DOWN 3.9%; 13/03/2018 – GENESEE & WYOMING CARLOADS UP 0.8% IN FEB. :GWR US

Goodnow Investment Group Llc holds 7.7% of its portfolio in Genesee & Wyoming Inc. for 580,427 shares. Ack Asset Management Llc owns 325,000 shares or 5.79% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Rare Infrastructure Ltd has 5.54% invested in the company for 978,160 shares. The New York-based Harvey Partners Llc has invested 3.87% in the stock. New Mountain Vantage Advisers L.L.C., a New York-based fund reported 636,882 shares.

More news for Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (NYSE:GWR) were recently published by: Streetinsider.com, which released: “Genesee & Wyoming (GWR) May Carloads Increase 6.6%” on June 13, 2018. Businesswire.com‘s article titled: “Genesee & Wyoming Announces Q2 2018 Financial Release Conference Call and Webcast” and published on July 05, 2018 is yet another important article.

Analysts await Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (NYSE:GWR) to report earnings on August, 7. They expect $0.92 EPS, up 15.00% or $0.12 from last year’s $0.8 per share. GWR’s profit will be $55.95 million for 22.47 P/E if the $0.92 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.70 actual EPS reported by Genesee & Wyoming Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 31.43% EPS growth.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 sales for $261,080 activity.

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. owns and leases freight railroads. The company has market cap of $5.03 billion. It operates through three divisions: North American Operations, Australian Operations, and U.K./European Operations. It has a 8.66 P/E ratio. The firm transports various commodities, including agricultural products, autos and auto parts, chemicals and plastics, coal and coke, food and kindred products, lumber and forest products, metallic ores, metals, minerals and stone, petroleum products, pulp and paper, waste, and other commodities.

Since February 16, 2018, it had 2 buys, and 5 selling transactions for $5.69 million activity. $49,022 worth of stock was bought by MOSKOWITZ JOSEPH L on Tuesday, February 20. Lloyd Karole had bought 2,000 shares worth $178,090. 24,983 shares valued at $2.24 million were sold by AMOS DANIEL P on Friday, February 16. TILLMAN AUDREY B sold $117,123 worth of Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) on Wednesday, February 28. On Wednesday, February 28 HOWARD JUNE P sold $239,194 worth of Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) or 2,648 shares. KNAPP CHARLES B sold $437,155 worth of Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) on Monday, March 26. KIRSCH ERIC M sold $2.88 million worth of Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) on Friday, June 29.

Another recent and important Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) news was published by Seekingalpha.com which published an article titled: “Dividend Champion Spotlight: Aflac Incorporated” on July 05, 2018.

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