1. How to use GuruFocus - Tutorials
  2. What Is in the GuruFocus Premium Membership?
  3. A DIY Guide on How to Invest Using Guru Strategies

Baron Funds Comments on Genesee & Wyoming Inc.

May 01, 2013 | About:

Shares of Genesee & Wyoming, Inc. (NYSE:GWR), a leading short line railroad, rose 22.4% during the first quarter after completing a transformational acquisition of its primary competitor for $2 billion. The combined entity makes Genesee & Wyoming the dominant regional rail operator in the U.S., adding revenue diversity and cementing barriers to entry. In addition, private equity firm The Carlyle Group acted as a strategic equity partner in this transaction, making a $350 million investment at $65 per share and advising on future acquisitions. (Matt Weiss)

From Baron Funds’ first quarter 2013 letter.


Rating: 3.0/5 (3 votes)

Comments

Please leave your comment:


GuruFocus has detected 4 Warning Signs with Genesee & Wyoming Inc $GWR.
More than 500,000 people have already joined GuruFocus to track the stocks they follow and exchange investment ideas.

Performances of the stocks mentioned by


User Generated Screeners


pbarker46Low short
keepcoolPEPV0.3-1AvgTrV100000GrossMarg
HOLKLSUCut the Mustard Chemicals Meta
oskouiJap - PioEY
oskouiCanada - PioEY
OGCAMGUpdated Bad Current Ratio 2017
sbeccuegf10YR 10% BOOK
sbeccuegfBANKS 10 ROE
stewloewySL-Default Template
rmaluskiOE + Div Growth Hold List
Get WordPress Plugins for easy affiliate links on Stock Tickers and Guru Names | Earn affiliate commissions by embedding GuruFocus Charts
GuruFocus Affiliate Program: Earn up to $400 per referral. ( Learn More)
FEEDBACK