KSU - Kansas City Southern

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
104.01
-1.27 (-1.21%)
At close: 4:02PM EDT
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Previous Close105.28
Open105.78
Bid0.00 x 900
Ask120.00 x 900
Day's Range102.94 - 105.98
52 Week Range99.47 - 120.34
Volume946,378
Avg. Volume1,096,983
Market Cap10.626B
Beta (3Y Monthly)0.56
PE Ratio (TTM)11.04
EPS (TTM)9.42
Earnings DateOct 19, 2018
Forward Dividend & Yield1.44 (1.40%)
Ex-Dividend Date2018-09-07
1y Target Est126.44
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  • Canadian Pacific Railway Topped Week 40’s Rail Traffic Gains
    Market Realist19 hours ago

    Canadian Pacific Railway Topped Week 40’s Rail Traffic Gains

    Over the past few weeks, Canadian Pacific Railway’s (CP) rail traffic has displayed strong momentum. In Week 40, the company registered 8.4% YoY (year-over-year) carload traffic growth. In the week, CP hauled ~36,000 railcars excluding intermodal traffic compared to ~33,200 units in Week 40 of 2017.

  • CSX Corp (CSX) Q3 Earnings & Revenues Beat Estimates, Up Y/Y
    Zacks21 hours ago

    CSX Corp (CSX) Q3 Earnings & Revenues Beat Estimates, Up Y/Y

    Lower costs aid CSX Corporation's (CSX) third quarter 2018 results. Improvement in operating ratio is a huge positive.

  • Kansas City Southern (KSU) Q3 Earnings: What's in Store?
    Zacks21 hours ago

    Kansas City Southern (KSU) Q3 Earnings: What's in Store?

    The U.S. rail network congestion and high costs are likely to hurt Kansas City Southern's (KSU) Q3 results.

  • Why Kansas City Southern’s Rail Traffic Volumes Fell in Week 40
    Market Realist22 hours ago

    Why Kansas City Southern’s Rail Traffic Volumes Fell in Week 40

    In Week 40, Kansas City Southern (KSU), the smallest Class I railroad company, reported an 8.7% YoY (year-over-year) fall in carload traffic. The railroad company carried ~24,600 railcars excluding intermodal units in the week compared to ~26,900 units in Week 40 of 2017. KSU’s carload traffic trended in the opposite direction of US railroad companies’ 0.7% YoY gains in the same category.

  • Intermodal Volumes Pushed Union Pacific’s Rail Traffic in Week 40
    Market Realist2 days ago

    Intermodal Volumes Pushed Union Pacific’s Rail Traffic in Week 40

    Major Western US railroad company Union Pacific (UNP) recorded a ~1% YoY (year-over-year) fall in Week 40 carload traffic. In the week, the company carried ~95,300 railcars sans intermodal units compared to ~96,300 in the comparable week of 2017.

  • How BNSF Railway’s Rail Traffic Volumes Trended in Week 40
    Market Realist3 days ago

    How BNSF Railway’s Rail Traffic Volumes Trended in Week 40

    Berkshire Hathaway–owned BNSF Railway (BRK.B) saw 3.8% YoY (year-over-year) carload traffic growth in Week 40. The Western US major rail carrier moved ~106,200 railcars sans intermodal traffic in the week compared to ~102,300 units in Week 40 of 2017.

  • Benzinga3 days ago

    Susquehanna: Railroads Must Grow Volumes And FCF To Maintain Rich Valuations

    This week, Class 1 railroads will begin reporting their third quarter earnings, beginning with CSX Corporation's (NASDAQ: CSX) call on Tuesday, October 16, after markets close. Ahead of those calls, Susquehanna Financial Group's transport equities analyst Bascome Majors published an optimistic Q3 preview note anticipating beats across the industry. A wave of cost-cutting has swept across the railroad sector, inspired by Hunter Harrison's spectacular results at Canadian National Railway (NYSE: CNI), Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE: CP), and CSX.

  • Kansas City Southern (KSU) Q3 Earnings Preview: What to Watch Ahead of the Release
    Zacks6 days ago

    Kansas City Southern (KSU) Q3 Earnings Preview: What to Watch Ahead of the Release

    Kansas City Southern (KSU) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

  • Canadian Pacific Railway Was Top Gainer in Carload Traffic Growth
    Market Realist7 days ago

    Canadian Pacific Railway Was Top Gainer in Carload Traffic Growth

    Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) registered 6% YoY (year-over-year) carload traffic growth in week 39. CP moved ~37,100 railcars excluding intermodal traffic in the week compared to ~35,000 units in the same week last year. The railroad’s YoY rail traffic volume gain of 2.8% was in third place during the week. Union Pacific (UNP) remained in first place with 4.9% gains. CSX (CSX) with a 4% gain ranked second. Kansas City Southern (KSU) ranked fourth in terms of week 39’s total volume gains.

  • A Summary of Kansas City Southern’s Rail Traffic in Week 39
    Market Realist8 days ago

    A Summary of Kansas City Southern’s Rail Traffic in Week 39

    Kansas City Southern (KSU), the smallest US class I railroad, reported a marginal loss of 0.7% YoY (year-over-year) in carload traffic in week 39. The railroad hauled slightly more than 26,000 carloads during the week. KSU’s carload traffic trended in the reverse direction compared to 0.5% YoY gains reported by US railroad (XTN) companies in the week.

  • CSX Stayed in Second Place for Rail Traffic Growth in Week 39
    Market Realist8 days ago

    CSX Stayed in Second Place for Rail Traffic Growth in Week 39

    CSX (CSX), a major Eastern US railroad, reported 5.9% YoY (year-over-year) growth in week 39 carload traffic. The company moved ~73,100 railcars excluding intermodal units in the week compared to 69,000 units in the same period last year.

  • Union Pacific Sees the Highest Traffic Growth in Week 39
    Market Realist8 days ago

    Union Pacific Sees the Highest Traffic Growth in Week 39

    Union Pacific (UNP), BNSF Railway’s competitor in the Western US, reported a 2.3% YoY (year-over-year) carload traffic slump in week 39. UNP hauled ~95,800 railcars except for intermodal units compared to ~98,000 in the corresponding week of 2017. The decline in Union Pacific’s carload traffic was offset by 14.2% YoY gains in Week 39 intermodal traffic. The railroad was in the top position for week 39 rail traffic gains with 4.9% gains. UNP’s carload traffic loss was in contrast with rival BNSF Railway’s (BRK.B) 3.9% gains and US railroads’ 3.7% gains in the week.

  • Intermodal Volume Pushed US Rail Traffic Growth in Week 39
    Market Realist9 days ago

    Intermodal Volume Pushed US Rail Traffic Growth in Week 39

    The AAR (Association of American Railroads) published its weekly traffic data on October 3. The data pertained to 12 major North American railroads during week 39, which ended on September 29. The rail traffic data is grouped into carload traffic and intermodal units. Intermodal units are expressed in containers and truck trailers.

  • Simply Wall St.9 days ago

    How Did Kansas City Southern’s (NYSE:KSU) 20% ROE Fare Against The Industry?

    While some investors are already well versed in financial metrics (hat tip), this article is for those who would like to learn about Return On Equity (ROE) and why it Read More...

  • Investor's Business Daily16 days ago

    IBD Stock Of The Day: CSX, Top Stock In Leading Group, Is On Track For Buy Point

    Rail stock CSX is the IBD Stock Of The Day, the leader in a top industry group. CSX is benefiting from a strong U.S. economy, and its stock is near a buy point.

  • Canadian Pacific Railway Was in Second Place in Week 38
    Market Realist16 days ago

    Canadian Pacific Railway Was in Second Place in Week 38

    Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) was the second-best performer in terms of rail traffic volume gains in Week 38. The company’s YoY (year-over-year) volume gain of 7.1% was just behind Union Pacific’s 7.3% YoY gain.

  • This Railroad’s Capital-to-Revenue Ratio Was Highest in H1 2018
    Market Realist16 days ago

    This Railroad’s Capital-to-Revenue Ratio Was Highest in H1 2018

    Railroads’ capital expenditure is based on their revenue. Higher capex may mean a railroad is confident about its future business outlook. Approximately 50%–60% of railroads’ capital expenditure goes toward maintaining freight cars, tracks, locomotives, bridges, tunnels, and other infrastructure and equipment. In 2017, ~19% of US railroads’ (IYJ) revenue had gone toward capex in the last ten years, while 3% of the average US manufacturer’s revenue had gone toward capex.

  • How Railroads’ Free Cash Flow Stacks Up
    Market Realist17 days ago

    How Railroads’ Free Cash Flow Stacks Up

    Free cash flow (or FCF) is an important metric in the railroad (FXR) industry. Companies primarily use FCF to buy back stock, pay dividends, and reinvest in their business. Let’s compare major US railroads’ FCF growth in H1 2018.

  • KSC Was the Only Railroad Company to Report a Week 38 Loss
    Market Realist17 days ago

    KSC Was the Only Railroad Company to Report a Week 38 Loss

    Kansas City Southern (KSU) remained the only Class I railroad company to report lower YoY (year-over-year) rail traffic in Week 38. However, KSU saw a 0.2% YoY gain in its carload traffic in the week.

  • Will USMCA Arrest Kansas City Southern's Underperformance?
    Zacks17 days ago

    Will USMCA Arrest Kansas City Southern's Underperformance?

    The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement is likely to boost the Kansas City Southern (KSU) stock as it has significant Mexican exposure.

  • Comparing Railroads’ Second-Quarter EPS Growth
    Market Realist17 days ago

    Comparing Railroads’ Second-Quarter EPS Growth

    The second quarter was one of the best quarters for major North American railroads (XLI) in terms of YoY (year-over-year) earnings growth. Their earnings were boosted by lower tax, pricing gains, stock buybacks, and reduced operating expenses. Let’s take a look at the companies’ adjusted EPS.

  • Carload Traffic Gains Pushed CSX’s Rail Traffic Up in Week 38
    Market Realist17 days ago

    Carload Traffic Gains Pushed CSX’s Rail Traffic Up in Week 38

    Major Eastern US railroad company CSX Corporation (CSX) witnessed a 7.6% YoY (year-over-year) rise in its Week 38 carload traffic. The company moved ~71,600 railcars excluding intermodal units in the week compared to 66,500 units in the same period last year.

  • This Railroad’s Operating Margin Expanded the Most in Q2
    Market Realist17 days ago

    This Railroad’s Operating Margin Expanded the Most in Q2

    In the railroad (IYT) industry, operating ratios are crucial. The wider a company’s operating margin, the higher its operating efficiency, and in turn, its performance. Recently, Union Pacific (UNP) announced that it has kickstarted its new operating strategy, Unified Plan 2020, which is expected to lower UNP’s operating expenses in future quarters. Let’s compare major railroads’ second-quarter operating margins.

  • Which Railroad Saw the Highest Revenue Growth in Q2?
    Market Realist19 days ago

    Which Railroad Saw the Highest Revenue Growth in Q2?

    Freight volumes and pricing gains determine a railroad’s revenue growth. The second quarter turned out to be a good quarter for major US railroads’ top-line growth, with three railroads (XTN) reporting double-digit revenue growth. Let’s take a look.

  • Week 38: US Rail Traffic Growth Stood Out in North America
    Market Realist20 days ago

    Week 38: US Rail Traffic Growth Stood Out in North America

    The AAR (Association of American Railroads) published its weekly rail traffic data for 12 key North American railroad companies on September 26. The data were for Week 38, which ended on September 22. AAR’s weekly freight data are classified into carload traffic and intermodal units, which are expressed in containers and truck trailers.