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Relatively High PEG Ratio Detected in Shares of Genesee & Wyoming in the Railroads Industry (GWR, KSU, NSC, UNP, CSX)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Railroads industry with the highest price to earnings to growth (PEG) ratios. PEG is valuable in assessing the tradeoff between the price of a stock and expected growth. Generally, the lower the PEG, the better.

Genesee & Wyoming ranks highest with a a PEG ratio of 3.07. Kansas City Southern is next with a a PEG ratio of 2.24. Norfolk Southern ranks third highest with a a PEG ratio of 2.08.

Union Pacific follows with a a PEG ratio of 1.91, and CSX rounds out the top five with a a PEG ratio of 1.66.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Genesee & Wyoming on July 1st, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $59.74. Since that recommendation, shares of Genesee & Wyoming have risen 7.0%. We continue to monitor Genesee & Wyoming for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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