NSC - Norfolk Southern Corporation

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
173.47
+1.61 (+0.94%)
At close: 4:02PM EDT

173.47 0.00 (0.00%)
After hours: 4:30PM EDT

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Previous Close171.86
Open172.74
Bid0.00 x 800
Ask0.00 x 800
Day's Range171.76 - 174.17
52 Week Range116.77 - 174.43
Volume1,370,400
Avg. Volume1,644,284
Market Cap48.577B
Beta1.50
PE Ratio (TTM)8.67
EPS (TTM)20.00
Earnings DateOct 23, 2018 - Oct 29, 2018
Forward Dividend & Yield3.20 (1.85%)
Ex-Dividend Date2018-08-03
1y Target Est174.95
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