NSC - Norfolk Southern Corporation

NYSE - Nasdaq Real Time Price. Currency in USD
172.50
+3.05 (+1.80%)
As of 12:23PM EDT. Market open.
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Previous Close169.45
Open170.88
Bid172.04 x 800
Ask172.08 x 800
Day's Range169.92 - 172.57
52 Week Range125.59 - 186.91
Volume588,771
Avg. Volume1,795,936
Market Cap48.305B
Beta (3Y Monthly)1.53
PE Ratio (TTM)8.62
EPS (TTM)20.00
Earnings DateOct 24, 2018
Forward Dividend & Yield3.20 (1.88%)
Ex-Dividend Date2018-08-03
1y Target Est187.41
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  • Carload Growth Placed CSX’s Rail Traffic Gains Second Last Week
    Market Realist2 hours ago

    Carload Growth Placed CSX’s Rail Traffic Gains Second Last Week

    In Week 40, Eastern US major railroad company CSX (CSX) saw 6.6% YoY (year-over-year) carload traffic growth. The company hauled ~73,000 railcars sans intermodal units in the week compared to 68,400 units in the corresponding week of 2017.

  • Intermodal Volumes Drove Norfolk Southern’s Week 40 Rail Traffic
    Market Realist3 hours ago

    Intermodal Volumes Drove Norfolk Southern’s Week 40 Rail Traffic

    In Week 40, Eastern US rail giant Norfolk Southern (NSC) recorded a 3.5% YoY (year-over-year) fall in carload traffic. The company hauled ~67,900 railcars sans intermodal units in the week compared to ~70,400 in the corresponding week last year.

  • Intermodal Volumes Pushed Union Pacific’s Rail Traffic in Week 40
    Market Realist5 hours 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.

  • Slow Growth in Week 40 US Rail Traffic Volumes—Trade War Effect?
    Market Realist21 hours ago

    Slow Growth in Week 40 US Rail Traffic Volumes—Trade War Effect?

    On October 10, the AAR (Association of American Railroads) released the weekly traffic data for Week 40, which ended on October 6. The rail data are divided into carload traffic and intermodal units. Intermodal units are expressed in containers and truck trailers. There are 12 major North American railroad companies that submit weekly data to the AAR.

  • Benzingayesterday

    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.

  • Mayor Bottoms to present new Gulch proposal to Atlanta City Council
    American City Business Journalsyesterday

    Mayor Bottoms to present new Gulch proposal to Atlanta City Council

    The new plan will eliminate the planned 10-year extension of the Westside Tax Allocation District (TAD).

  • Gov. Deal cements strong economic development legacy (Slideshow)
    American City Business Journals4 days ago

    Gov. Deal cements strong economic development legacy (Slideshow)

    State officials say that since Gov. Deal took office, more than 40 new corporate headquarters or relocations have come to Georgia, with a total investment value of more than $357 million.

  • Benzinga6 days ago

    CSX Sues Norfolk Southern; Says Access To A Small Key Hampton Roads Railroad is Being Blocked

    A long-simmering dispute between CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) and its rival Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) has landed in court, with CSX claiming that Norfolk Southern's control of a small railroad within the port of Hampton Roads is all but blocking CSX from launching any intermodal service from there. According to the case filed last week kin U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, the focus of the suit is the Norfolk & Portsmouth Belt Line Railroad (NPBL). It is jointly owned by CSX and Norfolk Southern and was described in the suit as a "terminal switching railroad." According to the lawsuit, it was created in 1896 to be shared by many railroads, and ownership was distributed among many railroads, with none having a controlling interest.

  • CSX Stayed in Second Place for Rail Traffic Growth in Week 39
    Market Realist6 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.

  • Carloads Pulled Down Norfolk Southern’s Traffic Growth in Week 39
    Market Realist6 days ago

    Carloads Pulled Down Norfolk Southern’s Traffic Growth in Week 39

    Norfolk Southern (NSC) is a major railroad in the Eastern United States. In week 39, Norfolk Southern recorded a 1.9% YoY (year-over-year) fall in carload traffic. The railroad carried ~69,700 railcars except for intermodal units in the week compared to ~71,000 in the same week last year.

  • Is Norfolk Southern (NSC) Stock Outpacing Its Transportation Peers This Year?
    Zacks7 days ago

    Is Norfolk Southern (NSC) Stock Outpacing Its Transportation Peers This Year?

    Is (NSC) Outperforming Other Transportation Stocks This Year?

  • For MARTA transit expansion, now comes the hard part
    American City Business Journals8 days ago

    For MARTA transit expansion, now comes the hard part

    “A friend of mine said a favorite expression in the Army was ‘You know what your reward is for taking that hill? The next hill,’” Ashe told Atlanta Business Chronicle in an interview following MARTA’s unanimous Oct 4 vote.

  • Investor's Business Daily9 days ago

    Market Sell-Off Can't Derail These 4 Hot Dow Jones Transport Stocks

    Rail stocks stand out in a weak market. Canadian National, Canadian Pacific, CSX, Union Pacific and more are on track amid a strong economy, a new trade deal and rising gas prices.

  • Simply Wall St.9 days ago

    Are Norfolk Southern Corporation’s (NYSE:NSC) Interest Costs Too High?

    There are a number of reasons that attract investors towards large-cap companies such as Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE:NSC), with a market cap of US$51.3b. Big corporations are much sought after Read More...

  • Why the Earnings Surprise Streak Could Continue for Norfolk Southern (NSC)
    Zacks11 days ago

    Why the Earnings Surprise Streak Could Continue for Norfolk Southern (NSC)

    Norfolk Southern (NSC) has an impressive earnings surprise history and currently possesses the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely beat in its next quarterly report.

  • Railroad Industry Outlook: Economy Boom to Retain the Upside
    Zacks12 days ago

    Railroad Industry Outlook: Economy Boom to Retain the Upside

    Railroad Industry Outlook: Economy Boom to Retain the Upside

  • PR Newswire13 days ago

    Norfolk Southern to hold third-quarter 2018 earnings conference call Oct. 24

    NORFOLK, Va. , Oct. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) will announce its third-quarter financial results during a conference call and live internet webcast at 8:45 a.m. EDT ...

  • Norfolk Southern (NSC) Stock Up 25% in 9 Months: Here's Why
    Zacks14 days ago

    Norfolk Southern (NSC) Stock Up 25% in 9 Months: Here's Why

    We expect volume growth and cost cuts to boost Norfolk Southern's (NSC) results in the third quarter of 2018.

  • Comparing Railroads’ Second-Quarter EPS Growth
    Market Realist15 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.

  • This Railroad’s Operating Margin Expanded the Most in Q2
    Market Realist15 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.

  • Carloads Pulled Norfolk Southern’s Volume Growth Down in Week 38
    Market Realist15 days ago

    Carloads Pulled Norfolk Southern’s Volume Growth Down in Week 38

    Week 38 was bad for Norfolk Southern’s (NSC) carload traffic. The company reported a 3.4% YoY (year-over-year) fall in carload traffic in the week. Compared to ~71,700 railcars sans intermodal in Week 38 of 2017, NSC hauled 69,300 railcars in Week 38 this year.

  • Which Railroad Saw the Highest Revenue Growth in Q2?
    Market Realist18 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.

  • Union Pacific Remained on Top in Week 38’s Rail Traffic Growth
    Market Realist18 days ago

    Union Pacific Remained on Top in Week 38’s Rail Traffic Growth

    Union Pacific’s (UNP) 7.3% YoY (year-over-year) rail traffic volume growth topped the performances of all Class I railroad companies in Week 38. The company reported 3.7% YoY carload traffic growth in the week. UNP hauled ~97,800 railcars excluding intermodal units in the week compared to ~94,300 in Week 38 of 2017.

  • Could US Railroad Stocks Continue to Rise This Year?
    Market Realist18 days ago

    Could US Railroad Stocks Continue to Rise This Year?

    US industrial output expanded 4.9% YoY (year-on-year) in August, marking the sharpest rise in US industrial production since December 2010. The rise in industrial output augurs well for the US railroad sector. According to the Association of American Railroads, US carload traffic was up 2% YoY (year-over-year), and intermodal traffic grew 6% YoY in the first 38 weeks of 2018.