Kansas City Southern Company Profile (NYSE:KSU)

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Rating(s), 8 Hold Rating(s), 8 Buy Rating(s), 1 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.42)
Consensus Price Target: $98.17 (2.14% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
7/22/2016Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.Reiterated RatingOutperform$103.00 -> $107.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/22/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingNeutral$99.00 -> $101.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/20/2016RBC Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperform$109.00 -> $114.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/20/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetBuy$108.00 -> $109.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/20/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetUnderweight$73.00 -> $79.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/20/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$109.00 -> $114.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/12/2016Bank of America Corp.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/7/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket Perform$94.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/19/2016Credit Agricole SAInitiated CoverageUnderperform$95.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/23/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/20/2016Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$76.00 -> $83.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/19/2016Cowen and CompanyBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$88.00 -> $99.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/17/2016Buckingham ResearchReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/15/2016Topeka Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetBuy$97.00 -> $98.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/6/2016SusquehannaBoost Price Target$76.00 -> $85.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
11/26/2015Jefferies GroupUpgradeHold -> BuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
10/22/2015MacquarieDowngradeOutperform -> NeutralView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
10/19/2015Raymond James Financial Inc.Lower Price TargetStrong-Buy$115.00 -> $110.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
8/27/2015Stifel NicolausUpgradeSell -> Hold$90.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/18/2015Goldman Sachs Group Inc.DowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/22/2015NomuraReiterated RatingBuy$127.00 -> $120.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/31/2015StephensLower Price TargetOverweight$128.00 -> $120.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/30/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
10/14/2016        
7/19/2016Q216$1.08$1.22$572.20 million$569.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/19/2016Q116$0.97$1.03$569.37 million$563.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/22/2016Q415$1.10$1.23$598.10 million$598.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/16/2015Q315$1.22$1.21$645.63 million$632.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/17/2015Q215$1.02$1.03$602.78 million$586.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/21/2015Q115$1.10$1.03$608.85 million$603.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/23/2015Q414$1.23$1.27$658.72 million$643.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/17/2014Q314$1.26$1.29$670.60 million$678.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/18/2014Q214$1.17$1.21$645.05 million$650.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/16/2014Q114$0.99$1.05$600.34 million$607.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/24/2014Q413$1.10$1.03$617.76 million$616.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/18/2013Q313$1.12$1.10$628.40 million$622.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/19/2013Q2 2013$0.95$0.96$579.30 million$579.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/19/2013Q1 2013$0.88$0.99$572.19 million$553.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/22/2013Q4 2012$0.82$0.92$568.54 million$568.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/19/2012$0.85$0.82ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/17/2012$0.85$0.85ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/24/2012$0.72$0.75ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/23/2012$0.79$0.78ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/21/2011$0.74$0.78ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/21/2011$0.69$0.71ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/21/2011$0.57$0.58ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/27/2011$0.57$0.62ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$1.02$1.02$1.02
Q2 20162$1.02$1.07$1.05
Q3 20162$1.25$1.30$1.28
Q4 20162$1.26$1.33$1.30
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU)
Annual Dividend:$1.32
Dividend Yield:1.37%
Payout Ratio:28.82% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
28.03% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
24.72% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:17.60% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
5/6/2016quarterly$0.331.44%6/9/20166/13/20167/6/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/28/2016quarterly$0.331.86%3/10/20163/14/20164/6/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/12/2015quarterly$0.331.51%12/29/201512/31/20151/20/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/4/2015quarterly$0.331.35%9/10/20159/14/201510/7/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/8/2015quarterly$0.331.31%6/4/20156/8/20157/8/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/30/2015quarterly$0.331.2%3/5/20153/9/20154/8/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/13/2014quarterly$0.280.89%12/29/201412/31/20141/21/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/5/2014quarterly$0.281.02%9/4/20149/8/201410/8/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/1/2014quarterly$0.281.13%6/5/20146/9/20147/2/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/27/2014quarterly$0.281.1%3/6/20143/10/20144/2/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/18/2013quarterly$0.220.69%12/27/201312/31/20131/22/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/7/2013quarterly$0.220.81%9/5/20139/9/201310/2/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/3/2013quarterly$0.220.78%6/6/20136/10/20137/3/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/28/2013quarterly$0.220.91%3/7/20133/11/20134/3/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
7/20/2016David L. StarlingInsiderSell5,100$98.88$504,288.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
7/20/2016William J. WochnerSVPSell26,521$98.32$2,607,544.72View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/9/2016Robert J DrutenDirectorSell3,240$89.94$291,405.60View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/17/2016Warren K. ErdmanEVPSell3,000$82.00$246,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/9/2015Patrick J OttensmeyerPresidentBuy2,500$76.22$190,550.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/4/2015Warren K ErdmanEVPSell1,500$91.00$136,500.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/10/2015Michael J NaatzVPSell3,380$93.06$314,542.80View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/2/2015William J WochnerSVPSell20,000$116.68$2,333,600.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/27/2015Michael R HavertyDirectorSell80,973$116.39$9,424,447.47View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/24/2015Warren K ErdmanEVPSell4,200$119.30$501,060.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/28/2014David L StarlingCEOSell7,500$121.52$911,400.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/28/2014William J WochnerSVPSell20,000$121.40$2,428,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/9/2014Warren K ErdmanEVPSell1,731$115.60$200,103.60View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/29/2014Mary StadlerCAOSell10,570$99.97$1,056,682.90View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/1/2013Warren K ErdmanEVPSell3,500$122.00$427,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/28/2013David L StarlingCEOSell5,655$123.55$698,675.25View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/28/2013Patrick J OttensmeyerEVPSell7,500$122.68$920,100.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/28/2013Michael W UpchurchCFOSell13,588$113.85$1,546,993.80View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/14/2013Antonio O GarzaDirectorSell2,500$115.67$289,175.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/9/2013David R EbbrechtCOOSell2,522$110.20$277,924.40View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/16/2012Henry R DavisDirectorBuy67,300$73.92$4,974,816.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU)
DateHeadline
07/29/16 05:03 PMKansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) nearing 52-week high, short ... - Street Report
07/29/16 07:50 AMCitigroup Maintains Kansas City Southern to Buy with Price Target $109.00 - Trade Calls
07/28/16 05:02 PMKansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) – Top Stock from Services Sector - The Daily Leicester
07/28/16 07:58 AMHow Did Kansas City Southern's Intermodal Perform? - Market Realist
07/27/16 05:10 PMPerformance Overview of the company: Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) - News Oracle
07/27/16 05:10 PMThese Are Analyst Ratings Worth Watching: Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU), Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) - Review Fortune
07/27/16 07:45 AMKansas City Southern : KCS Receives 100% Participation in Its Registered Exchange Offers for $2.088 Billion of Senior Notes
07/26/16 05:07 PMKansas City Southern : de Mexico Experiencing Service Disruptions Due to Civil Protests
07/26/16 05:05 PMKCS Receives 100% Participation in Its Registered Exchange Offers for $2.088 Billion of Senior Notes - [Business Wire] - Kansas City Southern announced today that it has received 100% participation in and has completed registered exchange offers of:
07/26/16 03:23 PMProtests in Mexico delay Kansas City Southern de Mexico shipments -
07/26/16 07:52 AMRevenue Update on Kansas City Southern(NYSE:KSU) - Trade Calls
07/25/16 05:00 PMHow Did Kansas City Southern’s Intermodal Perform?
07/25/16 04:30 PMKANSAS CITY SOUTHERN Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and Exhibits -
07/25/16 03:58 PMKansas City Southern de Mexico Experiencing Service Disruptions Due to Civil Protests - [at noodls] - ​Kansas City, Mo., July 25, 2016. Over the last several days, Kansas City Southern de Mexico, S.A. de C.V. (KCSM), a subsidiary of Kansas City Southern (KCS) (NYSE: KSU), has been experiencing service ...
07/25/16 09:26 AMRecommendation Analysis and Insider Activity to Watch: Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) - Post Registrar
07/24/16 04:31 PMKansas City Southern’s Carloads Defy Adversities and Rise 4%
07/22/16 04:48 PMWhy Kansas City Southern’s 2Q16 Revenues Missed Estimates
07/22/16 12:04 PMKansas City Southern’s Intermodal: Containers Rose as Trailers Fell -
07/22/16 12:04 PMKANSAS CITY SOUTHERN Financials -
07/22/16 09:34 AMKSU’s 2Q16 Earnings Beat Estimates despite Bad Weather -
07/22/16 07:07 AMMassive Cluster of Insider Selling at Lennox International Inc. (LII) and 2 Other Well-Known Companies -
07/21/16 05:05 PMTrending Stock Analysis: Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) - News Oracle
07/21/16 05:05 PMInsider Activity - Kansas City Southern Common Sto (NYSE:KSU) - Finance Daily
07/21/16 05:05 PMKansas City Southern Reaches Analyst Target Price - Forbes
07/21/16 10:22 AMKansas City Southern :KSU-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : July 21, 2016 -
07/20/16 09:23 PMKansas City Southern (KSU) PT Lifted to $101 at Credit Suisse
07/20/16 03:00 PMIs $110 Price Target Attainable For Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU)? - Investor Newswire
07/20/16 03:00 PMKansas City Southern (KSU) option prices increase into Q2 and outlook - StreetInsider.com
07/20/16 03:00 PMSeagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ:STX) & Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) Stocks in Queue - Money News (press release)
07/20/16 03:00 PMKansas City Southern's (KSU) CEO Patrick Ottensmeyer on Q2 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking Alpha
07/20/16 03:00 PMUBS Raises Price Target on Kansas City Southern (KSU) Following 2Q Report; Reiterates Buy - StreetInsider.com
07/20/16 03:00 PMBarbarian At The Gate: Kansas City Southern (KSU) - TheStreet.com
07/20/16 02:29 PMKansas City's Solid Growth Story Boosted By Mexican Tax Credit - Citi raised its 2016 and 2017 earnings-per-share estimate for Kansas City Southern (NYSE: KSU) as well as its price target, basing its actions on the Mexican fuel tax credit. The credit, according to Citi, is likely to help the already solid growth story of the freight rail transportation company. Pemex, which is the Mexican state-owned petroleum company, is expected to move toward world market pricing by January 1, 2018. Accordingly, Citi sees the highest earnings-per-share benefit in 2016 followed by 2017, while it expects largely neutral impact in 2018. Related Link: A Summary Of BMO Capital's Coverage On The Rail Sector Citi's Christian Wetherbee pointed to the company becoming "more competitive with Truck in the intermodal ...Full story available on Benzinga.com
07/20/16 11:38 AMETF’s with exposure to Kansas City Southern : July 20, 2016 -
07/20/16 07:51 AMKansas City Southern (KSU) Tops Q2 EPS by 7c
07/20/16 07:51 AMKansas City Southern's (KSU) CEO Patrick Ottensmeyer on Q2 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
07/20/16 07:51 AMKansas City Southern Reaches Analyst Target Price
07/19/16 04:57 PMKansas City Southern Reports Second Quarter 2016
07/19/16 04:57 PMKansas City Southern : K.C. Southern Profit Rises on Commodity Trends
07/19/16 04:57 PMKansas City Southern (KSU) Beats on Q2 Earnings
07/19/16 04:42 PMEdited Transcript of KSU earnings conference call or presentation 19-Jul-16 12:45pm GMT -
07/19/16 11:03 AMKansas City Southern (KSU) Q2 Earnings Top, Revenues Lag -
07/19/16 10:57 AMKansas City Southern (KSU) Beats on Q2 Earnings - Nasdaq
07/19/16 08:18 AMUPDATE 1-Kansas City Southern profit rises, helped by cost cutting - CHICAGO, July 19 (Reuters) - U.S regional railroad Kansas City Southern on Tuesday reported a higher-than-expected second-quarter profit, helped by cost cutting, but its freight volumes were flat and...
07/19/16 07:37 AMMore on Kansas City Southern's Q2 -
07/18/16 05:02 PMStock Positive on the Year: Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) - TGP
07/18/16 03:05 PMInvestor Calendar Invites You to the KCS Second Quarter 2016 Earnings Conference Call and Webcast Live on Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - [Accesswire] - KANSAS CITY, MO / ACCESSWIRE / July 18, 2016 / Kansas City Southern (NYSE: KSU) will host a conference call and live webcast to discuss the results of the second quarter 2016, to be held Tuesday, July ...
07/18/16 10:09 AMShare Performance Summary for: Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) - Press Telegraph
07/18/16 10:09 AMKansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU): The Buzzing Stock - Stocks Daily
07/18/16 10:09 AMAnalysts Pounding the Table on Shares of Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) - TGP

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About Kansas City Southern

Kansas City Southern logoKansas City Southern (KCS) is a transportation holding company with domestic and international rail operations in North America that are focused on the north/south freight corridor connecting commercial and industrial markets in the central United States with industrial cities in Mexico. The Company controls and owns The Kansas City Southern Railway Company (KCSR), a United States Class I railroad that serves a 10-state region in the midwest and southeast regions of the United States and has the shortest north/south rail route between Kansas City, Missouri and several key ports along the Gulf of Mexico in Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. The Company controls and owns Kansas City Southern de Mexico, S.A. de C.V. (KCSM), which serves Mexico's principal industrial cities and three of its seaports. KCSM has the right to control and operate the southern half of the rail bridge at Laredo, Texas, which spans the Rio Grande River between the United States and Mexico.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Transportation
  • Industry: Railroads
  • Sub-Industry: Railroads
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: KSU
  • CUSIP: 48517030
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $96.11
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $91.42
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $86.55
  • P/E Ratio: 20.92
  • P/E Growth: 2.08
  • Market Cap: $10.38B
  • Beta: 1.13
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.71 EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.34 EPS
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