Kansas City Southern Company Profile (NYSE:KSU)

About Kansas City Southern

Kansas City Southern logoKansas City Southern (KCS) is a transportation holding company with domestic and international rail operations in North America that are focused on the north/south freight corridor connecting commercial and industrial markets in the central United States with industrial cities in Mexico. The Company controls and owns The Kansas City Southern Railway Company (KCSR), a United States Class I railroad that serves a 10-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 several key ports along the Gulf of Mexico in Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. The Company controls and owns Kansas City Southern de Mexico, S.A. de C.V. (KCSM), which serves Mexico's principal industrial cities and three of its seaports. KCSM has the right to control and operate the southern half of the rail bridge at Laredo, Texas, which spans the Rio Grande River between the United States and Mexico.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Transportation
  • Industry: Railroads
  • Sub-Industry: Railroads
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: KSU
  • CUSIP: 48517030
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $89.65
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $95.63
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $91.96
  • 52-Week Range: $107,983,000.00 - $62.20
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 19.51
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 16.79
  • P/E Growth: 1.95
  • Market Cap: $9.68B
  • Outstanding Shares: 107,983,000
  • Beta: 1.13
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 21.13%
  • Return on Equity: 12.00%
  • Return on Assets: 6.05%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.53%
  • Current Ratio: 1.06%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.86%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 9 Hold Ratings, 9 Buy Ratings, 1 Strong Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $101.37 (13.07% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/13/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingHold$101.00View Rating Details
9/13/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetBuy$109.00 -> $110.00View Rating Details
9/12/2016Barclays PLCUpgradeUnderweight -> Equal Weight$94.00 -> $99.00View Rating Details
9/9/2016Loop CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
8/11/2016Atlantic SecuritiesInitiated CoverageNeutral$113.00View Rating Details
7/22/2016Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.Reiterated RatingOutperform$103.00 -> $107.00View Rating Details
7/20/2016RBC Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperform$109.00 -> $114.00View Rating Details
7/20/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$109.00 -> $114.00View Rating Details
7/12/2016Bank of America Corp.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
7/7/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket Perform$94.00View Rating Details
5/19/2016Credit Agricole SAInitiated CoverageUnderperform$95.00View Rating Details
4/23/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
4/20/2016Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$76.00 -> $83.00View Rating Details
4/19/2016Cowen and CompanyBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$88.00 -> $99.00View Rating Details
4/17/2016Buckingham ResearchReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
4/15/2016Topeka Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetBuy$97.00 -> $98.00View Rating Details
4/6/2016SusquehannaBoost Price Target$76.00 -> $85.00View Rating Details
11/26/2015Jefferies GroupUpgradeHold -> BuyView Rating Details
10/22/2015MacquarieDowngradeOutperform -> NeutralView Rating Details
10/19/2015Raymond James Financial Inc.Lower Price TargetStrong-Buy$115.00 -> $110.00View Rating Details
8/27/2015Stifel NicolausUpgradeSell -> Hold$90.00View Rating Details
5/18/2015Goldman Sachs Group Inc.DowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
4/22/2015NomuraReiterated RatingBuy$127.00 -> $120.00View Rating Details
3/31/2015StephensLower Price TargetOverweight$128.00 -> $120.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/26/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/14/2016        
7/19/2016Q216$1.08$1.22$572.20 million$569.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/19/2016Q116$0.97$1.03$569.37 million$563.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/22/2016Q415$1.10$1.23$598.10 million$598.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/16/2015Q315$1.22$1.21$645.63 million$632.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/17/2015Q215$1.02$1.03$602.78 million$586.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/21/2015Q115$1.10$1.03$608.85 million$603.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/23/2015Q414$1.23$1.27$658.72 million$643.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/17/2014Q314$1.26$1.29$670.60 million$678.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/18/2014Q214$1.17$1.21$645.05 million$650.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/16/2014Q114$0.99$1.05$600.34 million$607.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/24/2014Q413$1.10$1.03$617.76 million$616.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/18/2013Q313$1.12$1.10$628.40 million$622.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/19/2013Q2 2013$0.95$0.96$579.30 million$579.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/19/2013Q1 2013$0.88$0.99$572.19 million$553.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/22/2013Q4 2012$0.82$0.92$568.54 million$568.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/19/2012$0.85$0.82ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/17/2012$0.85$0.85ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/24/2012$0.72$0.75ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/23/2012$0.79$0.78ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/21/2011$0.74$0.78ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/21/2011$0.69$0.71ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/21/2011$0.57$0.58ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/27/2011$0.57$0.62ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.78 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.34 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$1.02$1.02$1.02
Q2 20162$1.02$1.07$1.05
Q3 20162$1.25$1.30$1.28
Q4 20162$1.26$1.33$1.30
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU)
Annual Dividend:$1.32
Dividend Yield:1.47%
Dividend Growth:17.60% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:28.82% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
27.62% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
24.72% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:2 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/17/2016quarterly$0.331.34%9/8/20169/12/201610/5/2016
5/6/2016quarterly$0.331.44%6/9/20166/13/20167/6/2016
1/28/2016quarterly$0.331.86%3/10/20163/14/20164/6/2016
11/12/2015quarterly$0.331.51%12/29/201512/31/20151/20/2016
8/4/2015quarterly$0.331.35%9/10/20159/14/201510/7/2015
5/8/2015quarterly$0.331.31%6/4/20156/8/20157/8/2015
1/30/2015quarterly$0.331.2%3/5/20153/9/20154/8/2015
11/13/2014quarterly$0.280.89%12/29/201412/31/20141/21/2015
8/5/2014quarterly$0.281.02%9/4/20149/8/201410/8/2014
5/1/2014quarterly$0.281.13%6/5/20146/9/20147/2/2014
1/27/2014quarterly$0.281.1%3/6/20143/10/20144/2/2014
11/18/2013quarterly$0.220.69%12/27/201312/31/20131/22/2014
8/7/2013quarterly$0.220.81%9/5/20139/9/201310/2/2013
5/3/2013quarterly$0.220.78%6/6/20136/10/20137/3/2013
1/28/2013quarterly$0.220.91%3/7/20133/11/20134/3/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.86%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 91.33%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/4/2016Patrick J OttensmeyerCEOSell5,000$95.62$478,100.00View SEC Filing  
7/29/2016Michael W UpchurchCFOSell5,367$95.18$510,831.06View SEC Filing  
7/20/2016David L. StarlingInsiderSell5,100$98.88$504,288.00View SEC Filing  
7/20/2016William J. WochnerSVPSell26,521$98.32$2,607,544.72View SEC Filing  
6/9/2016Robert J DrutenDirectorSell3,240$89.94$291,405.60View SEC Filing  
2/17/2016Warren K. ErdmanEVPSell3,000$82.00$246,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/9/2015Patrick J OttensmeyerPresidentBuy2,500$76.22$190,550.00View SEC Filing  
9/4/2015Warren K ErdmanEVPSell1,500$91.00$136,500.00View SEC Filing  
6/10/2015Michael J NaatzVPSell3,380$93.06$314,542.80View SEC Filing  
3/2/2015William J WochnerSVPSell20,000$116.68$2,333,600.00View SEC Filing  
2/27/2015Michael R HavertyDirectorSell80,973$116.39$9,424,447.47View SEC Filing  
2/24/2015Warren K ErdmanEVPSell4,200$119.30$501,060.00View SEC Filing  
10/28/2014David L StarlingCEOSell7,500$121.52$911,400.00View SEC Filing  
10/28/2014William J WochnerSVPSell20,000$121.40$2,428,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/9/2014Warren K ErdmanEVPSell1,731$115.60$200,103.60View SEC Filing  
4/29/2014Mary StadlerCAOSell10,570$99.97$1,056,682.90View SEC Filing  
11/1/2013Warren K ErdmanEVPSell3,500$122.00$427,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/28/2013David L StarlingCEOSell5,655$123.55$698,675.25View SEC Filing  
10/28/2013Patrick J OttensmeyerEVPSell7,500$122.68$920,100.00View SEC Filing  
5/28/2013Michael W UpchurchCFOSell13,588$113.85$1,546,993.80View SEC Filing  
5/14/2013Antonio O GarzaDirectorSell2,500$115.67$289,175.00View SEC Filing  
5/9/2013David R EbbrechtCOOSell2,522$110.20$277,924.40View SEC Filing  
11/16/2012Henry R DavisDirectorBuy67,300$73.92$4,974,816.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU)
DateHeadline
forbes.com logoKansas City Southern Becomes Oversold (KSU) (NYSE:KSU)
www.forbes.com - September 23 at 1:48 PM
realistinvestor.com logoKansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU)'s Accounts Payable Is $405.2 - RealistInvestor.com (NYSE:KSU)
www.realistinvestor.com - September 23 at 10:35 AM
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voiceregistrar.com - September 23 at 10:35 AM
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www.cnbc.com - September 22 at 5:38 PM
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www.benzinga.com - September 22 at 9:03 AM
marketrealist.com logoThis Huge Fall Impacted Kansas City Southern’s Carloads Last Week (NYSE:KSU)
marketrealist.com - September 19 at 10:23 AM
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voiceregistrar.com - September 18 at 10:14 AM
mysmartrend.com logoWatch for Kansas City Southern to Potentially Rebound After Falling 1.00% Yesterday (NYSE:KSU)
www.mysmartrend.com - September 16 at 5:43 PM
marketrealist.com logoBehind Kansas City Southern’s Intermodal Performance Last Week (NYSE:KSU)
marketrealist.com - September 16 at 5:43 PM
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www.crcconnection.com - September 15 at 3:47 PM
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voiceregistrar.com - September 15 at 3:47 PM
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marketrealist.com - September 15 at 3:47 PM
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www.benzinga.com - September 14 at 10:05 AM
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www.benzinga.com - September 13 at 10:43 AM
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www.baseball-news-blog.com - September 13 at 10:43 AM
thestreet.com logoOne Reason Why Kansas City Southern (KSU) Stock Closed Higher Today - TheStreet.com (NYSE:KSU)
www.thestreet.com - September 13 at 10:43 AM
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finance.yahoo.com - September 12 at 5:40 PM
thestreet.com logoOne Reason Why Kansas City Southern (KSU) Stock Closed Higher Today (NYSE:KSU)
www.thestreet.com - September 12 at 5:40 PM
capitalcube.com logoKansas City Southern breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : KSU-US : September 12, 2016 (NYSE:KSU)
www.capitalcube.com - September 12 at 10:33 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAnalysts' Actions -- Colgate, ConocoPhillips, Marathon, Philip Morris and More (NYSE:KSU)
finance.yahoo.com - September 12 at 10:33 AM
4-traders.com logoKansas City Southern : KCS' Michael Upchurch to Address the RBC Capital Markets Global Industrials Conference (NYSE:KSU)
www.4-traders.com - September 10 at 10:13 AM
News IconUpdate on Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) for the day (NYSE:KSU)
twincountynews.com - September 10 at 10:13 AM
businesswire.com logoKCS' Brian Hancock to Address the Morgan Stanley 4 th Annual Laguna Conference - Business Wire (press release) (NYSE:KSU)
www.businesswire.com - September 9 at 10:35 AM
businesswire.com logoKansas City Southern Announces 16 th Annual Holiday Express Schedule; Kicks-off Fundraising to Help Kids in Need - Business Wire (press release) (NYSE:KSU)
www.businesswire.com - September 9 at 10:35 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoKCS’ Brian Hancock to Address the Morgan Stanley 4th Annual Laguna Conference (NYSE:KSU)
finance.yahoo.com - September 9 at 10:35 AM
seekingalpha.com logoKansas City Southern's Concerns About Growth Imply Investors Are Too Bullish (NYSE:KSU)
seekingalpha.com - September 8 at 5:43 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoKansas City Southern Announces 16th Annual Holiday Express Schedule; Kicks-off Fundraising to Help Kids in Need (NYSE:KSU)
finance.yahoo.com - September 8 at 5:43 PM
publicnow.com logoKCS Announces 16th Annual Holiday Express Schedule; Kicks-off Fundraising to Help Kids in Need (NYSE:KSU)
www.publicnow.com - September 8 at 5:43 PM
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voiceregistrar.com - September 8 at 9:44 AM
seekingalpha.com logoKansas City Southern's Concerns About Growth Imply Investors Are Too Bullish - Seeking Alpha (NYSE:KSU)
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www.nasdaq.com - September 8 at 9:44 AM
forbes.com logoEx-Dividend Reminder: Kansas City Southern, Textron and Ingersoll-Rand - Forbes (NYSE:KSU)
www.forbes.com - September 7 at 9:20 AM
marketrealist.com logoFall in Coal Volumes Pulls Down Kansas City Southern’s Carloads (NYSE:KSU)
marketrealist.com - September 7 at 9:20 AM
News IconPlacing Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) Shares Under the Microscope - Post News (NYSE:KSU)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - September 6 at 5:50 PM
marketrealist.com logoHow Kansas City Southern’s Intermodal Performed during the Week (NYSE:KSU)
marketrealist.com - September 6 at 10:37 AM
forbes.com logoEx-Dividend Reminder: Kansas City Southern, Textron and Ingersoll-Rand (NYSE:KSU)
www.forbes.com - September 6 at 10:37 AM
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theindependentrepublic.com - September 2 at 10:43 AM
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www.benzinga.com - September 1 at 5:45 PM
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thedailyleicester.com - September 1 at 5:45 PM
marketnewsvideo.com logoMosaic Takes Over #383 Spot From Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU)
www.marketnewsvideo.com - August 31 at 10:40 AM
4-traders.com logoKansas City Southern : KCS’ Michael Upchurch to Address the RBC Capital Markets Global Industrials Conference (NYSE:KSU)
www.4-traders.com - August 31 at 10:40 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoKCS’ Michael Upchurch to Address the RBC Capital Markets Global Industrials Conference (NYSE:KSU)
finance.yahoo.com - August 31 at 10:40 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoKCS’ Jeffrey Songer to Address the Cowen & Company Global Transportation Conference (NYSE:KSU)
finance.yahoo.com - August 31 at 10:40 AM
marketrealist.com logoRise in Coal Volumes Limits Fall in Kansas City Southern Carloads - Market Realist (NYSE:KSU)
marketrealist.com - August 27 at 5:24 PM

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Last Updated on 9/26/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff