NASDAQ:CSX - CSX Stock Price, News, Headlines & Rumors

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$73.44 +0.28 (+0.38 %)
(As of 08/17/2018 09:05 AM ET)
Previous Close$73.16
Today's Range$72.65 - $73.69
52-Week Range$48.11 - $73.98
Volume5.26 million shs
Average Volume5.97 million shs
Market Capitalization$62.17 billion
P/E Ratio31.93
Dividend Yield1.19%
CSX logoCSX Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides rail-based transportation services in the United States and Canada. The company offers rail services, as well as transports intermodal containers and trailers. It transports agricultural and food products, fertilizers, chemicals, automotive, metals and equipment, minerals, and forest products; and coal, coke, and iron ore to electricity-generating power plants, steel manufacturers, and industrial plants. The company also exports coal to deep-water port facilities. In addition, it offers intermodal transportation services through a network of approximately 40 terminals transporting manufactured consumer goods in containers in the eastern United States; drayage services, including the pickup and delivery of intermodal shipments; and trucking dispatch services. Further, the company serves the automotive industry with distribution centers and storage locations, as well as connects non-rail served customers through transferring products from rail to trucks, which includes plastics and ethanol. Additionally, it acquires, develops, sells, leases, and manages real estate properties. The company operates approximately 21,000 route mile rail network, which serves various population centers in 23 states east of the Mississippi River, the District of Columbia, and the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec, as well as owns and leases approximately 4,000 locomotives. It also serves production and distribution facilities through track connections. CSX Corporation was founded in 1978 and is based in Jacksonville, Florida.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Railroads, line-haul operating


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.98
Current Ratio1.66
Quick Ratio1.48


Trailing P/E Ratio31.93
Forward P/E Ratio20.57
P/E Growth1.52

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$11.41 billion
Price / Sales5.53
Cash Flow$3.8734 per share
Price / Cash18.96
Book Value$16.47 per share
Price / Book4.46


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.30
Net Income$5.47 billion
Net Margins53.27%
Return on Equity19.31%
Return on Assets7.16%


Outstanding Shares858,810,000
Market Cap$62.17 billion

CSX (NASDAQ:CSX) Frequently Asked Questions

What is CSX's stock symbol?

CSX trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "CSX."

How often does CSX pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for CSX?

CSX announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, August 3rd. Investors of record on Friday, August 31st will be given a dividend of $0.22 per share on Friday, September 14th. This represents a $0.88 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.20%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 30th. View CSX's Dividend History.

How will CSX's stock buyback program work?

CSX announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock buyback program on Wednesday, February 14th 2018, which permits the company to repurchase $5,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are generally a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were CSX's earnings last quarter?

CSX Co. (NASDAQ:CSX) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July, 17th. The transportation company reported $1.01 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.86 by $0.15. The transportation company had revenue of $3.10 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3 billion. CSX had a return on equity of 19.31% and a net margin of 53.27%. The firm's revenue was up 5.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.64 earnings per share. View CSX's Earnings History.

When is CSX's next earnings date?

CSX is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October, 16th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for CSX.

What price target have analysts set for CSX?

18 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for CSX's shares. Their predictions range from $52.00 to $82.00. On average, they anticipate CSX's stock price to reach $69.2381 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.7%. View Analyst Price Targets for CSX.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for CSX?

18 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for CSX in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 14 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for CSX.

Are investors shorting CSX?

CSX saw a increase in short interest in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 18,121,148 shares, an increase of 61.5% from the July 13th total of 11,221,856 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 8,351,049 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.2 days. Currently, 2.1% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View CSX's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of CSX's key competitors?

Who are CSX's key executives?

CSX's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. James M. Foote, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 64)
  • Mr. Frank A. Lonegro, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 49)
  • Ms. Sarah Kathleen Brandt, Sr. VP & Chief Information Officer (Age 54)
  • Mr. Mark K. Wallace, Exec. VP & Chief Admin. Officer (Age 48)
  • Mr. Peter J. Shudtz, VP of Federal Regulation

Has CSX been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about CSX stock has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. CSX earned a news impact score of 0.00 on Accern's scale. They also gave media coverage about the transportation company an impact score of 46.59 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. View Recent Headlines for CSX.

Who are CSX's major shareholders?

CSX's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (5.84%), FMR LLC (2.54%), EdgePoint Investment Group Inc. (1.18%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (1.10%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.08%) and Egerton Capital UK LLP (0.80%). Company insiders that own CSX stock include Clarence W Gooden, E Hunter Harrison, Gary Keith Anderson, James M Foote, Michael J Ward, Ridge Lp Mantle and Steven Brassard. View Institutional Ownership Trends for CSX.

Which institutional investors are selling CSX stock?

CSX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Janus Henderson Group PLC, FMR LLC, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, BlackRock Inc., Point72 Asset Management L.P., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and EdgePoint Investment Group Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for CSX.

Which institutional investors are buying CSX stock?

CSX stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Egerton Capital UK LLP, AGF Investments Inc., Morgan Stanley, Millennium Management LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Standard Life Aberdeen plc, NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. and Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought CSX stock in the last two years include E Hunter Harrison, Gary Keith Anderson, James M Foote, Ridge Lp Mantle and Steven Brassard. View Insider Buying and Selling for CSX.

How do I buy shares of CSX?

Shares of CSX can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is CSX's stock price today?

One share of CSX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $73.44.

How big of a company is CSX?

CSX has a market capitalization of $62.17 billion and generates $11.41 billion in revenue each year. The transportation company earns $5.47 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.30 on an earnings per share basis. CSX employs 24,000 workers across the globe.

How can I contact CSX?

CSX's mailing address is 500 WATER STREET 15TH FLOOR, JACKSONVILLE FL, 32202. The transportation company can be reached via phone at 904-359-3200.

MarketBeat Community Rating for CSX (NASDAQ CSX)

Community Ranking:  3.0 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  198 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  137 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  335
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about CSX and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CSX will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CSX will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/17/2018 by Staff

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