Genesee & Wyoming Reports Q3 2009 Results

GREENWICH, Conn. — Genesee & Wyoming Inc. reported net income in the third quarter of 2009 of $21.7 million, compared with net income of $21.2 million in the third quarter of 2008. GWI’s diluted earnings per share (EPS) in the third quarter of 2009 were $0.53 with 41.2 million weighted average shares outstanding, compared with diluted EPS of $0.58 with 36.6 million weighted average shares outstanding in the third quarter of 2008.

GWI’s income from continuing operations in the third quarter of 2009 was $19.6 million, or $0.48 per diluted share, compared with income from continuing operations of $20.1 million, or $0.55 per diluted share in the third quarter of 2008.

In the third quarter of 2009, GWI completed the sale of both its Mexican operations and Bolivian investment. The sale of GWI’s Mexican operations resulted in a gain of $2.2 million ($2.4 million after-tax, or $0.06 per diluted share) in discontinued operations and GWI realized total cash proceeds of $2.2 million. The sale of GWI’s Bolivian investment resulted in a gain of $0.4 million ($0.4 million after-tax, or $0.01 per diluted share) from continuing operations and cash proceeds of $3.8 million.