CSX Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.53 (-0.55 %)
(As of 06/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume2.97 million shs
Average Volume3.78 million shs
Market Capitalization$72.17 billion
P/E Ratio26.99
Dividend Yield1.17%
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About CSX

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, agricultural and food products, automotive, minerals, forest products, fertilizers, 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; and drayage services, including the pickup and delivery of intermodal shipments. 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 19,500 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 3,539 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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2.01 out of 5 stars

Transportation Sector

28th out of 249 stocks

Railroads, Line-Haul Operating Industry

3rd out of 9 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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CSX (NASDAQ:CSX) Frequently Asked Questions

Is CSX a buy right now?

22 Wall Street 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 15 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street 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 buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but CSX wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting CSX?

CSX saw a decrease in short interest during the month of May. As of May 28th, there was short interest totaling 5,510,000 shares, a decrease of 12.5% from the May 13th total of 6,300,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 3,590,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.5 days. Approximately 0.7% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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When is CSX's next earnings date?

CSX is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July 28th 2021.
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How were CSX's earnings last quarter?

CSX Co. (NASDAQ:CSX) posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, April, 19th. The transportation company reported $0.93 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.95 by $0.02. The transportation company had revenue of $2.81 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.80 billion. CSX had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 21.42% and a net margin of 25.62%. CSX's revenue was down 1.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned $1.00 EPS.
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How has CSX's stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

CSX's stock was trading at $58.30 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, CSX stock has increased by 63.4% and is now trading at $95.28.
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How often does CSX pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for CSX?

CSX announced a dividend on Saturday, June 19th. Investors of record on Wednesday, June 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.28 per share on Monday, June 28th. This represents a yield of 1.16%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, June 29th.
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Is CSX a good dividend stock?

CSX pays an annual dividend of $1.12 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.17%. CSX does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of CSX is 30.68%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, CSX will have a dividend payout ratio of 22.95% next year. This indicates that CSX will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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When did CSX's stock split? How did CSX's stock split work?

CSX's stock split on Tuesday, June 29th 2021. The 3-1 split was announced on Friday, June 4th 2021. The newly minted shares will be issued to shareholders after the closing bell on Monday, June 28th 2021. An investor that had 100 shares of CSX stock prior to the split would have 300 shares after the split.

How will CSX's stock buyback program work?

CSX declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a share buyback program 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 buy up to 8.3% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are often a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for CSX?

22 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for CSX's stock. Their forecasts range from $62.00 to $115.00. On average, they expect CSX's share price to reach $94.78 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 0.5%.
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Who are CSX's key executives?

CSX's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. James M. Foote, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 67, Pay $2.97M)
  • Mr. Jamie J. Boychuk, Exec. VP of Operations (Age 43, Pay $863.62k)
  • Mr. Nathan D. Goldman, Exec. VP, Chief Legal Officer & Corp. Sec. (Age 63, Pay $885.17k)
  • Mr. Kevin S. Boone, Exec. VP of Sales & Marketing (Age 44, Pay $826.63k)
  • Mr. Mark K. Wallace, Exec. VP (Age 51, Pay $1.03M)
  • Mr. Sean R. Pelkey, VP & Acting CFO
  • Ms. Angela C. Williams, VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 46)
  • Ms. Sarah Kathleen Brandt, Sr. VP & Chief Information Officer (Age 57)
  • Ms. Diana B. Sorfleet, Exec. VP & Chief Admin. Officer (Age 56)
  • Bill Slater, Head of Investor Relations

What is Jim Foote's approval rating as CSX's CEO?

112 employees have rated CSX CEO Jim Foote on 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.

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).

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (6.45%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.60%), EdgePoint Investment Group Inc. (1.35%), Northern Trust Corp (1.15%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.13%) and Lazard Asset Management LLC (1.07%). Company insiders that own CSX stock include David M Moffett, 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 institutional investors are selling CSX stock?

CSX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital International Investors, Morgan Stanley, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board, Ameriprise Financial Inc., D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Capital Bank & Trust Co, and APG Asset Management N.V.. Company insiders that have sold CSX company stock in the last year include David M Moffett, Diana B Sorfleet, John J Zillmer, Mark Kenneth Wallace, Nathan D Goldman, and Paul C Hilal.
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Which institutional investors are buying CSX stock?

CSX stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Factorial Partners LLC, Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, BlackRock Inc., Magellan Asset Management Ltd, EdgePoint Investment Group Inc., ClearBridge Investments Ltd, Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd., and Renaissance Technologies 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.
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What is CSX's stock price today?

One share of CSX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $95.28.

How much money does CSX make?

CSX has a market capitalization of $72.17 billion and generates $10.58 billion in revenue each year. The transportation company earns $2.77 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.65 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does CSX have?

CSX employs 19,300 workers across the globe.

When was CSX founded?

CSX was founded in 1827.

What is CSX's official website?

The official website for CSX is

Where are CSX's headquarters?

CSX is headquartered at 500 WATER STREET 15TH FLOOR, JACKSONVILLE FL, 32202.

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 6/23/2021 by Staff
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