NYSE:KSU - Kansas City Southern Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$104.75 +2.18 (+2.13 %)
(As of 10/16/2018 08:00 AM ET)
Previous Close$102.57
Today's Range$102.86 - $105.77
52-Week Range$99.47 - $120.34
Volume1.40 million shs
Average Volume1.15 million shs
Market Capitalization$11.57 billion
P/E Ratio19.95
Dividend Yield1.40%
Beta0.82
Kansas City Southern, through its subsidiaries, provides domestic and international rail transportation services in North America. It serves a ten-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 ports along the Gulf of Mexico in Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas. The company operates a commercial corridor of the Mexican railroad system and has its direct rail passageway between Mexico City and Laredo, Texas. It provides rail access to the United States and Mexico border crossing at Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas; and controls and operates the southern half of the rail bridge at Laredo, Texas, as well as the northern half of this bridge. The company also provides rail access to the port of Lazaro Cardenas on the Pacific Ocean; and owns a 157-mile rail line extending from Laredo, Texas to the port city of Corpus Christi, Texas. Its rail network comprises approximately 6,700 route miles. The company serves the chemical and petroleum, industrial and consumer products, agriculture and minerals, energy, intermodal, and automotive markets. Kansas City Southern was founded in 1887 and is based in Kansas City, Missouri.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Railroads, line-haul operating
Sub-IndustryRailroads
SectorTransportation
SymbolNYSE:KSU
CUSIP48517030
Phone816-983-1303

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.54
Current Ratio1.20
Quick Ratio0.85

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio19.95
Forward P/E Ratio17.23
P/E Growth1.43

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.58 billion
Price / Sales4.14
Cash Flow$7.8230 per share
Price / Cash13.39
Book Value$47.15 per share
Price / Book2.22

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$5.25
Net Income$962 million
Net Margins36.91%
Return on Equity12.01%
Return on Assets6.28%

Miscellaneous

Employees7,130
Outstanding Shares102,160,000
Market Cap$11.57 billion

Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Kansas City Southern's stock symbol?

Kansas City Southern trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "KSU."

How often does Kansas City Southern pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Kansas City Southern?

Kansas City Southern declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 16th. Investors of record on Monday, September 10th will be given a dividend of $0.36 per share on Wednesday, October 3rd. This represents a $1.44 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.37%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 7th. View Kansas City Southern's Dividend History.

How will Kansas City Southern's stock buyback program work?

Kansas City Southern announced that its board has authorized a stock repurchase plan on Wednesday, August 16th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase $800,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase up to 7.1% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are generally a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Kansas City Southern's earnings last quarter?

Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, July, 20th. The transportation company reported $1.54 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.52 by $0.02. The transportation company had revenue of $682.40 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $686.12 million. Kansas City Southern had a net margin of 36.91% and a return on equity of 12.01%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 4.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $1.33 earnings per share. View Kansas City Southern's Earnings History.

When is Kansas City Southern's next earnings date?

Kansas City Southern is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, October 19th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Kansas City Southern.

How can I listen to Kansas City Southern's earnings call?

Kansas City Southern will be holding an earnings conference call on Friday, October 19th at 8:45 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8774070782.

What price target have analysts set for KSU?

11 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for Kansas City Southern's stock. Their predictions range from $105.00 to $140.00. On average, they anticipate Kansas City Southern's share price to reach $123.9091 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 18.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Kansas City Southern.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Kansas City Southern?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Kansas City Southern in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings, 6 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Kansas City Southern.

Who are some of Kansas City Southern's key competitors?

Who are Kansas City Southern's key executives?

Kansas City Southern's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Patrick J. Ottensmeyer, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. Michael W. Upchurch, CFO & Exec. VP (Age 57)
  • Mr. Jeffrey M. Songer, COO & Exec. VP (Age 48)
  • Mr. Warren K. Erdman, Exec. VP of Admin. & Corp. Affairs (Age 59)
  • Mr. David L. Starling, Sr. Advisor To The Chief Exec. Officer (Age 69)

Who are Kansas City Southern's major shareholders?

Kansas City Southern's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D (0.30%), Douglas Lane & Associates LLC (0.20%), Bartlett & Co. LLC (0.15%), Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL (0.13%), Busey Trust CO (0.05%) and Bank of Montreal Can (0.05%). Company insiders that own Kansas City Southern stock include Antonio O Garza, Brian D Hancock, Delano Jose Guillermo Zozaya, Henry J Maier, Jeffrey M Songer, Lu M Cordova, Mary K Stadler, Michael W Upchurch, Robert J Druten and Suzanne M Grafton. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Kansas City Southern.

Which institutional investors are selling Kansas City Southern stock?

KSU stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Supplemental Annuity Collective Trust of NJ, Bartlett & Co. LLC, Deprince Race & Zollo Inc., CENTRAL TRUST Co and Murphy Capital Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Kansas City Southern company stock in the last year include Brian D Hancock, Jeffrey M Songer, Lu M Cordova, Mary K Stadler, Michael W Upchurch and Suzanne M Grafton. View Insider Buying and Selling for Kansas City Southern.

Which institutional investors are buying Kansas City Southern stock?

KSU stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Busey Trust CO, Barometer Capital Management Inc., Bank of Montreal Can, Aurora Investment Counsel, Douglas Lane & Associates LLC, First Manhattan Co., We Are One Seven LLC and Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL. View Insider Buying and Selling for Kansas City Southern.

How do I buy shares of Kansas City Southern?

Shares of KSU 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 Kansas City Southern's stock price today?

One share of KSU stock can currently be purchased for approximately $104.75.

How big of a company is Kansas City Southern?

Kansas City Southern has a market capitalization of $11.57 billion and generates $2.58 billion in revenue each year. The transportation company earns $962 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.25 on an earnings per share basis. Kansas City Southern employs 7,130 workers across the globe.

What is Kansas City Southern's official website?

The official website for Kansas City Southern is http://www.kcsouthern.com.

How can I contact Kansas City Southern?

Kansas City Southern's mailing address is 427 WEST 12TH STREET, KANSAS CITY MO, 64121. The transportation company can be reached via phone at 816-983-1303 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Kansas City Southern (NYSE KSU)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  489 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  644 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,133
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Kansas City Southern and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe KSU will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe KSU will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 10/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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