NASDAQ:CSX - CSX Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$68.23 -0.07 (-0.10 %)
(As of 12/11/2018 12:55 PM ET)
Previous Close$68.30
Today's Range$68.04 - $69.89
52-Week Range$48.43 - $76.24
Volume314,727 shs
Average Volume5.02 million shs
Market Capitalization$57.45 billion
P/E Ratio29.70
Dividend Yield1.29%
Beta1.27
CSX 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
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorTransportation
Current SymbolNASDAQ:CSX
Previous Symbol
CUSIPN/A
Phone904-359-3200

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.00
Current Ratio1.43
Quick Ratio1.29

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio29.70
Forward P/E Ratio17.91
P/E Growth1.34

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$11.41 billion
Price / Sales5.05
Cash Flow$3.8288 per share
Price / Cash Flow17.82
Book Value$16.47 per share
Price / Book4.14

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.30
Net Income$5.47 billion
Net Margins55.19%
Return on Equity21.38%
Return on Assets8.27%

Miscellaneous

Employees24,000
Outstanding Shares844,420,000
Market Cap$57.45 billion
OptionableOptionable

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 Wednesday, October 3rd. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.22 per share on Friday, December 14th. This represents a $0.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.29%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 29th. View CSX's Dividend History.

How will CSX's stock buyback program work?

CSX announced that its board has authorized a share buyback plan on Wednesday, February 14th 2018, which permits the company to buyback $5,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are usually a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were CSX's earnings last quarter?

CSX Co. (NASDAQ:CSX) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, October, 16th. The transportation company reported $1.05 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.94 by $0.11. The transportation company had revenue of $3.13 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.05 billion. CSX had a net margin of 55.19% and a return on equity of 21.38%. The firm's revenue was up 14.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.51 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, January 15th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for CSX.

What price target have analysts set for CSX?

18 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for CSX's stock. Their forecasts range from $55.00 to $90.00. On average, they expect CSX's stock price to reach $78.1053 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 14.5% from the stock's current price. 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, 5 hold ratings and 12 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for CSX.

Has CSX been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about CSX stock has trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. CSX earned a daily sentiment score of 1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the transportation company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Are investors shorting CSX?

CSX saw a increase in short interest in the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 19,138,627 shares, an increase of 18.8% from the October 31st total of 16,115,722 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 5,035,904 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.8 days. Approximately 2.3% of the company's shares are sold short. 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 of Sales & Marketing (Age 48)
  • Mr. Peter J. Shudtz, VP of Federal Regulation

Who are CSX's major shareholders?

CSX's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (7.70%), BlackRock Inc. (5.72%), Capital Research Global Investors (4.69%), Capital World Investors (3.52%), FMR LLC (2.40%) and Janus Henderson Group PLC (1.49%). Company insiders that own CSX stock include Clarence W Gooden, E Hunter Harrison, Gary Keith Anderson, James M Foote and Ridge Lp Mantle. View Institutional Ownership Trends for CSX.

Which major investors are selling CSX stock?

CSX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital Research Global Investors, Eaton Vance Management, BlackRock Inc., FMR LLC, Standard Life Aberdeen plc, Vanguard Group Inc., Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp and Neuberger Berman Group LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for CSX.

Which major investors are buying CSX stock?

CSX stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital World Investors, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Morgan Stanley, Prudential Financial Inc., PNC Financial Services Group Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Renaissance Technologies LLC and TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought CSX stock in the last two years include E Hunter Harrison, Gary Keith Anderson, James M Foote and Ridge Lp Mantle. 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 $68.23.

How big of a company is CSX?

CSX has a market capitalization of $57.45 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.

What is CSX's official website?

The official website for CSX is http://www.csx.com.

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:  288 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  200 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  488
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 12/11/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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