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CSX Stock Forecast, Price & News

-3.97 (-4.33 %)
(As of 01/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $87.64
50-Day Range
MA: $91.66
52-Week Range
Now: $87.64
Volume6.62 million shs
Average Volume4.25 million shs
Market Capitalization$67.02 billion
P/E Ratio24.34
Dividend Yield1.14%
CSX Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides rail-based freight transportation services. The company offers rail services; and transportation of intermodal containers and trailers, as well as other transportation services, such as rail-to-truck transfers and bulk commodity operations. It transports chemicals, automotive, agricultural and food products, minerals, fertilizers, forest products, and metals and equipment; and coal, coke, and iron ore to electricity-generating power plants, steel manufacturers, and industrial plants, as well as exports coal to deep-water port facilities. The company also offers intermodal transportation services through a network of approximately 30 terminals transporting manufactured consumer goods in containers; drayage services, including the pickup and delivery of intermodal shipments; and trucking dispatch services. It 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. The company operates approximately 20,000 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 3,561 locomotives. It also serves production and distribution facilities through track connections. CSX Corporation was incorporated in 1978 and is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida.
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Overall MarketRank

2.01 out of 5 stars

Transportation Sector

18th out of 237 stocks

Railroads, Line-Haul Operating Industry

2nd out of 10 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Railroads, line-haul operating
Current SymbolNASDAQ:CSX



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$11.94 billion
Cash Flow$5.61 per share
Book Value$15.16 per share


Net Income$3.33 billion


Market Cap$67.02 billion
Next Earnings Date4/28/2021 (Estimated)
-3.97 (-4.33 %)
(As of 01/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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CSX (NASDAQ:CSX) Frequently Asked Questions

How has CSX's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

CSX's stock was trading at $58.30 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, CSX stock has increased by 50.3% and is now trading at $87.64.
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Is CSX a buy right now?

24 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for CSX in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 6 hold ratings and 17 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" CSX stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than CSX?

Wall Street analysts have given CSX a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but CSX wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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What is Jim Foote's approval rating as CSX's CEO?

112 employees have rated CSX CEO Jim Foote on Glassdoor.com. Jim Foote has an approval rating of 12% among CSX's employees. This puts Jim Foote in the bottom 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

When is CSX's next earnings date?

CSX is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April 28th 2021.
View our earnings forecast for CSX

How were CSX's earnings last quarter?

CSX Co. (NASDAQ:CSX) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, January, 20th. The transportation company reported $1.04 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.00 by $0.04. CSX had a net margin of 26.08% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 22.83%. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.99 EPS.
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How often does CSX pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for CSX?

CSX announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, October 8th. Investors of record on Monday, November 30th will be given a dividend of $0.26 per share on Tuesday, December 15th. This represents a $1.04 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.19%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 27th.
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Is CSX a good dividend stock?

CSX pays an annual dividend of $1.04 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.14%. The dividend payout ratio of CSX is 24.94%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, CSX will have a dividend payout ratio of 24.19% next year. This indicates that CSX will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
View CSX's dividend history.

How will CSX's stock buyback program work?

CSX declared that its board has approved a share repurchase plan on Wednesday, October 21st 2020, which allows the company to repurchase $5,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to reacquire up to 8.3% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are usually a sign that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for CSX?

24 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for CSX's shares. Their forecasts range from $62.00 to $113.00. On average, they expect CSX's stock price to reach $89.19 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 1.8% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting CSX?

CSX saw a increase in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 9,130,000 shares, an increase of 16.6% from the December 15th total of 7,830,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 4,100,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.2 days. Approximately 1.2% of the company's shares are sold short.
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Who are some of CSX's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of CSX own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other CSX investors own include Intel (INTC), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), AT&T (T), The Home Depot (HD), The Walt Disney (DIS), Pfizer (PFE), The Procter & Gamble (PG), Verizon Communications (VZ) and NVIDIA (NVDA).

Who are CSX's key executives?

CSX's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. James M. Foote, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 66, Pay $4.9M)
  • Mr. Kevin S. Boone, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 42, Pay $1.03M)
  • Mr. Jamie J. Boychuk, Exec. VP of Operations (Age 42, Pay $1.06M)
  • Mr. Nathan D. Goldman, Exec. VP, Chief Legal Officer & Corp. Sec. (Age 62, Pay $1.24M)
  • Ms. Angela C. Williams, VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 45)
  • Ms. Sarah Kathleen Brandt, Sr. VP & Chief Information Officer (Age 56)
  • Ms. Diana B. Sorfleet, Exec. VP & Chief Admin. Officer (Age 55)
  • Bill Slater, Head of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Mark K. Wallace, Exec. VP and Chief Sales & Marketing Officer (Age 50)
  • Mr. Ricky Johnson, Sr. VP of Engineering & Mechanical

What is CSX's stock symbol?

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

Who are CSX's major shareholders?

CSX's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Ardevora Asset Management LLP (0.08%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.05%), Community Bank of Raymore (0.04%), Park National Corp OH (0.04%), Cadinha & Co. LLC (0.03%) and British Airways Pensions Investment Management Ltd (0.03%). Company insiders that own CSX stock include Angela C Williams, Diana B Sorfleet, James M Foote, John J Zillmer, Kevin S Boone, Mark Kenneth Wallace, Nathan D Goldman, Paul C Hilal, Ridge Lp Mantle and Steven T Halverson.
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Which major investors are selling CSX stock?

CSX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ardevora Asset Management LLP, Pacer Advisors Inc., Avantax Advisory Services Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Foundations Investment Advisors LLC, TIAA FSB, Boyd Watterson Asset Management LLC OH, and Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co.. Company insiders that have sold CSX company stock in the last year include Diana B Sorfleet, John J Zillmer, Mark Kenneth Wallace, Nathan D Goldman, and Paul C Hilal.
View insider buying and selling activity for CSX
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Which major investors are buying CSX stock?

CSX stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cadinha & Co. LLC, British Airways Pensions Investment Management Ltd, Community Bank of Raymore, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, Oak Harvest Investment Services, Journey Advisory Group LLC, Grandview Asset Management LLC, and Kestra Advisory Services LLC. Company insiders that have bought CSX stock in the last two years include James M Foote, Kevin S Boone, and Mark Kenneth Wallace.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is CSX's stock price today?

One share of CSX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $87.64.

How big of a company is CSX?

CSX has a market capitalization of $67.02 billion and generates $11.94 billion in revenue each year. The transportation company earns $3.33 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.17 on an earnings per share basis. CSX employs 21,000 workers across the globe.

What is CSX's official website?

The official website for CSX is 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.

This page was last updated on 1/24/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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