67.88 -0.21 (-0.31%)
After hours: 5:48PM EST
|Bid||67.51 x 800|
|Ask||69.33 x 900|
|Day's Range||67.66 - 69.89|
|52 Week Range||48.43 - 76.24|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||1.46|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||9.04|
|Earnings Date||Jan 14, 2019 - Jan 18, 2019|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||0.88 (1.26%)|
|1y Target Est||81.78|
C.H. Robinson's (CHRW) shareholder-friendly initiatives are very encouraging. High operating expenses and debts, however, raise concerns.
The state faces a $263 million funding gap for a reconstruction project as officials continues to negotiate with Jacksonville, Florida-based railroad company CSX Corp.
Norfolk Southern (NSC) reported 0.3% YoY growth in its rail traffic volume in week 48. The company pulled 153,072 railcars compared to 152,584 units in the same week last year. The YoY growth was mainly driven by the strong performance in Norfolk Southern’s intermodal business, which more than offset the weakness in the Carload segment.
Raj Subramaniam is set to assume the role of new CEO and president of the Express division in FedEx (FDX), effective Jan 1, 2019, following retirement of David L. Cunningham on Dec 31, 2018.
Canadian National Railway (CNI) reported 1.4% YoY total traffic volume growth in week 48. It moved 118,828 carloads compared to 117,201 units in week 48 of 2017. It ranked fourth in terms of week 46 traffic volume growth among all class I railroads. Union Pacific (UNP) was the highest gainer in the week with a YoY increase of 5.2% in total rail traffic. CSX (CSX) and Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) were in second and third places with both gaining 1.5% each. In absolute terms, CSX’s volume growth was higher than Canadian Pacific’s.
The last change in the short interest score occurred more than 1 month ago and implies that there has been little change in sentiment among investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices. The current level displays a negative indicator.
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CSX’s (CSX) rail traffic volume grew 1.5% YoY to 128,821 units mainly driven by robust intermodal growth, partially offset by a decline in carload traffic. In the first 48 weeks of 2018, the company recorded a 1.3% YoY increase in railcar traffic. However, CSX’s rail traffic gains were lower than US railroad (IYT) companies’ 3.7% gain during the same period.
United Continental (UAL) benefits from expansion initiatives and robust passenger revenues. However, high operating expenses are limiting the bottom line.
Ryanair's (RYAAY) impressive November traffic figures can be attributed to cheap air fares. The preliminary labor agreement with its German pilots is an added positive.
Disturbances at Trinity's (TRN) Rail Group and weak revenues at its Energy Equipment plus Railcar Leasing and Management Services units are major drags on the stock's performance.
CSX’s (CSX) rail traffic volume growth in week 47 was the slowest among Class I railroad companies. The company’s rail traffic grew 0.4% YoY (year-over-year) in week 47. The gain in carloads was mainly offset by weakness in the Intermodal segment. CSX hauled 110,092 railcars in week 47—compared to 109,624 railcars in week 47 of 2017.
The last change in the short interest score occurred more than 1 month ago and implies that there has been little change in sentiment among investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices. Index (PMI) data, output in the Industrials sector is rising.
The earnings per share of Express Scripts Holding Co. (ESRX) have grown 34% annually over the last five years. According to the DCF calculator, the stock is undervalued and is trading with a 50% margin of safety at $101 per share. The price-earnings ratio is 11.85.
C.H. Robinson (CHRW) benefits from strong freight demand and improved operational efficiency. The company's efforts to reward shareholders through dividends and repurchases are encouraging.
Norfolk Southern (NSC) reported 4.4% YoY growth in its rail traffic volume in week 47. The company hauled 134,716 total cars—compared to 129,058 units in the same week last year. The YoY growth was mainly driven by the strong performance in Norfolk Southern’s intermodal business. The growth was partially offset by weakness in the Carload segment.
Factors like robust freight activity, strong intermodal performance and prudent cost management are positives for railroads and should drive growth going forward.
There are no viable alternatives to reconstruction of the Howard Street Tunnel, the Maryland Ports Administration said in a report to two General Assembly budget committees obtained by the Business Journal.
Union Pacific’s (UNP) rail traffic volume grew 5.9% YoY to 157,752 units mainly due to strong intermodal growth. The growth was partially offset by a decline in carload traffic. In the first 47 weeks of 2018, the company recorded a 3.4% YoY increase in railcar traffic. Union Pacific’s rail traffic gains were lower than US railroad (XTN) companies’ 3.7% gain during the same period.
On November 28, the AAR (Association of American Railroads) released its rail freight traffic data for week 47, which ended on November 24. The AAR receives weekly rail data from 12 major US, Canadian, and Mexican railroad companies. The weekly rail traffic figures are divided into intermodal units and carload traffic.