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|Day's Range||131.46 - 137.30|
|52 Week Range||101.06 - 143.05|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||9.94|
|Earnings Date||Apr 26, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||2.92 (2.15%)|
|1y Target Est||147.69|
The top line for rail freight companies depends on their volume growth and pricing ability. Genesee & Wyoming (GWR) is a non-Class I US railroad (IYJ). It’s the largest short line US carrier in the United States and Canada with operations also in the United Kingdom, Europe, and parts of Australia.
Railroad workers are being offered signing bonuses of up to $25,000 to join BNSF Railway and Union Pacific as the freight railroads struggle to fill jobs in a historically tight labor market.
Union Pacific (UNP) is set to release its 1Q18 earnings on April 26. In Week 15 of 2018, Union Pacific saw a 1.3% rise in its carload traffic. The railroad moved 92,600 railcars excluding intermodal units that week, compared with 91,400 railcars in the same week last year.
With retail stocks having a bit of a surge on the back of rising sentiment over consumer spending, investors may be looking for exposure to consumer-facing stocks. After all, the Commerce Department said last week that retail sales inched higher in March, up 0.6% after declining 0.1% in February. Three ways to get exposure to the retail sectors, according to Zacks Investment Research, are offered by Fidelity Investments: the Fidelity Select Leisure Portfolio (FDLSX), Fidelity Select Consumer Discretionary Portfolio (FSCPX) and the Fidelity Select Transportation (FSRFX).
Robust freight revenues are expected to boost Union Pacific's (UNP) Q1 results and the intermodal unit too is likely to perform well. Moreover, the new tax law is a bonus.
Disappointing performance by Energy unit hurts Kansas City Southern's (KSU) Q1 results. Improvement in overall carload volumes encourage.
GATX's lower marine operating revenues negatively impact its first-quarter results. Also, a weak railcar leasing market hurts the company's performance.
Active traders, particularly those who are followers of Dow Theory, tend to have an affinity for analyzing the charts within the transportation sector. In this article, we take a look at several key charts within the transportation sector and try to determine how traders will position themselves over the weeks and months ahead. The iShares Transportation Average ETF is one of the most popular funds used by active traders for gaining exposure to the transportation sector.
Canadian Pacific's (CP) results in Q1 are hit by bad weather. Moreover, high operating expenses as well as the consequent deterioration in the operating ratio raise a concern.
OMAHA, Neb. , April 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- You are invited to listen to Union Pacific Corporation's (NYSE: UNP) first quarter 2018 earnings release presentation that will be broadcast live over the Internet ...
CSX first-quarter earnings crushed estimates as it kicked off earnings season for rail companies after the close Tuesday.
Union Pacific (UNP), which is a major Western US rail freight carrier, is scheduled to announce its 1Q18 earnings on April 26, 2018. This Omaha-headquartered carrier witnessed a 0.26% fall in its carload traffic in Week 14 of 2018. Union Pacific hauled ~92,100 railcars (excluding intermodal) that week, compared with ~92,300 railcars in Week 14 of 2017.
In the week ended April 7, 2018, Berkshire Hathaway–owned BNSF Railway’s (BRK.B) carload volumes jumped 8.7%. From 92,000 railcars excluding intermodal units in Week 14 of 2017, the company hauled ~100,000 units in the same week in 2018.
Earlier, we discussed Thomson Reuters–surveyed analysts’ estimates for CSX’s (CSX) 1Q18 operating margins. In this article, we’ll take a look at their earnings estimates for eastern US major railroad companies. Analysts expect CSX to achieve adjusted EPS (earnings per share) of $0.66 in 1Q18, a 29% rise on a YoY (year-over-year) basis.
Analysts expect CSX (CSX) to register an operating margin of 32.2% in 1Q18. This expectation represents a potential 1.4% expansion compared to last year’s operating margin of 30.8%. For 2018, analysts expect the company to attain an operating margin of 35.5%, indicating an expansion of 1.8% over its 2017 margin of 33.8%.
CSX (CSX), a NASDAQ-listed major eastern US rail carrier, is set to release its 1Q18 earnings after the market closes on April 17, 2018.
As is evident from its policy decisions, which include rate cuts, trade wars, and the easing of lending via the amendment of the Dodd-Frank Act, the Trump administration is pushing for domestic manufacturing. Railroads (XLI) could see improved traction and consistent growth amid improving coal and industrial output in 2018. Berkshire Hathaway’s (BRK.B) BNSF consistently grew its business in 2017 on higher operating profits aided by investments made to improve efficiency.
Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Norfolk Southern, CSX, Union Pacific, Canadian National Railway and Halliburton
In the week ended March 31, 2018, BNSF Railway’s (BRK.B) carload volumes rose 7.3%. The company hauled ~102,600 carloads in that week, compared with 95,700 carloads in the week ended April 1, 2017. Rival Union Pacific (UNP) saw its carload traffic fall, by 2.7%. In Week 13, NSF registered a much higher rise in carload traffic than US railroads (IYJ), which reported 2.8% growth.
The largest US Class I railroad, Union Pacific (UNP), saw its carload traffic fall 2.7% in Week 13 of 2018. The company moved ~92,000 railcars that week, compared with ~94,500 railcars in the same week last year. Whereas UNP’s carload traffic fell, rival BNSF Railway’s (BRK.B) carload traffic grew 7.3%, and US railroads (XLI) overall saw carload traffic growth.