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CSX Corp (CSX) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on December 31, 2018

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CSX Corp (CSX) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2018. CSX Corp is a railroad operating company with operations spread across the Eastern United States. The company hauls shipments of coal products, chemicals, intermodal containers, and a diverse mix of other merchandise. CSX Corp has a market cap of $57.59 billion; its shares were traded at around $68.20 with a P/E ratio of 17.78 and P/S ratio of 4.81. The dividend yield of CSX Corp stocks is 1.29%. CSX Corp had annual average EBITDA growth of 8.30% over the past ten years. GuruFocus rated CSX Corp the business predictability rank of 3.5-star.


For the last quarter CSX Corp reported a revenue of $3.1 billion, compared with the revenue of $2.9 billion during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $12.3 billion, an increase of 7.4% from last year. For the last five years CSX Corp had an average revenue decline of 0.8% a year.

The reported diluted earnings per share was $3.84 for the year, a decline of 35.9% from the previous year. Over the last five years CSX Corp had an EPS growth rate of 22.2% a year. The CSX Corp enjoyed an operating margin of 38.96%, compared with the operating margin of 33.07% a year before. The 10-year historical median operating margin of CSX Corp is 30.32%. The profitability rank of the company is 8 (out of 10).

At the end of the fiscal year, CSX Corp has the cash and cash equivalents of $858.0 million, compared with $401.0 million in the previous year. The long term debt was $14.7 billion, compared with $11.8 billion in the previous year. The interest coverage to the debt is 7.5. CSX Corp has a financial strength rank of 5 (out of 10).

At the current stock price of $68.20, CSX Corp is traded at 105.2% premium to its historical median P/S valuation band of $33.23. The P/S ratio of the stock is 4.81, while the historical median P/S ratio is 2.34. The intrinsic value of the stock is $73.57 a share, according to GuruFocus DCF Calculator. The stock gained 33.01% during the past 12 months.

Directors and Officers Recent Trades:

  • Director Ridge Lp Mantle sold 2,780,000 shares of CSX stock on 01/25/2019 at the average price of $64.42. The price of the stock has increased by 5.87% since.
  • Director Ridge Lp Mantle sold 1,930,318 shares of CSX stock on 01/24/2019 at the average price of $65.01. The price of the stock has increased by 4.91% since.

For the complete 20-year historical financial data of CSX, click here.

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