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Kansas City Southern Stock Price, Forecast & Analysis (NYSE:KSU)

+0.21 (+0.14 %)
(As of 11/18/2019 03:15 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $153.54
50-Day Range
MA: $140.29
52-Week Range
Now: $153.54
Volume878,960 shs
Average Volume1.21 million shs
Market Capitalization$15.22 billion
P/E Ratio25.72
Dividend Yield0.94%
Kansas City Southern, a transportation holding company, provides domestic and international rail transportation services in North America. The company 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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Railroads, line-haul operating



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.71 billion
Cash Flow$9.50 per share
Book Value$52.38 per share


Net Income$627.40 million


Market Cap$15.22 billion
Next Earnings Date1/17/2020 (Estimated)

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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 announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, November 12th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, December 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.40 per share on Wednesday, January 22nd. This represents a $1.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.04%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, December 30th. This is an increase from Kansas City Southern's previous quarterly dividend of $0.36. View Kansas City Southern's Dividend History.

How were Kansas City Southern's earnings last quarter?

Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) posted its quarterly earnings data on Friday, October, 18th. The transportation company reported $1.94 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.79 by $0.15. The transportation company earned $747.70 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $734.39 million. Kansas City Southern had a return on equity of 13.03% and a net margin of 20.23%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 7.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $1.57 EPS. 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, January 17th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Kansas City Southern.

What price target have analysts set for KSU?

17 analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Kansas City Southern's shares. Their forecasts range from $73.00 to $170.00. On average, they anticipate Kansas City Southern's share price to reach $141.69 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 7.7%. View Analyst Price Targets for Kansas City Southern.

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

17 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Kansas City Southern in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings, 11 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Kansas City Southern.

Has Kansas City Southern been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about KSU stock have been trending neutral this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Kansas City Southern earned a news sentiment score of 0.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the transportation company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Kansas City Southern.

Are investors shorting Kansas City Southern?

Kansas City Southern saw a decrease in short interest in the month of October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totalling 2,670,000 shares, a decrease of 8.2% from the September 15th total of 2,910,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 861,500 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.1 days. Currently, 2.7% of the company's shares are sold short. View Kansas City Southern's Current Options Chain.

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

What other stocks do shareholders of Kansas City Southern own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Kansas City Southern investors own include CA (CA), BlackRock (BLK), Boeing (BA), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Walt Disney (DIS), Micron Technology (MU), Allergan (AGN), Centene (CNC), Union Pacific (UNP) and Cisco Systems (CSCO).

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 61)
  • Mr. Michael W. Upchurch, CFO & Exec. VP (Age 58)
  • Mr. Jeffrey M. Songer, COO & Exec. VP (Age 49)
  • Mr. Warren K. Erdman, Exec. VP of Admin. & Corp. Affairs (Age 60)
  • Mr. Brian D. Hancock, Exec. VP & Chief Innovation Officer (Age 53)

Who are Kansas City Southern's major shareholders?

Kansas City Southern's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (10.02%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.57%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.43%), Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS (0.32%), State of Tennessee Treasury Department (0.32%) and Scout Investments Inc. (0.31%). Company insiders that own Kansas City Southern stock include Adam J Godderz, Brian D Hancock, Henry J Maier, Jeffrey M Songer, Lu M Cordova, Michael J Naatz, Michael W Upchurch, Patrick J Ottensmeyer, Robert J Druten, Suzanne M Grafton and Warren K Erdman. 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, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Klingenstein Fields & Co. LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Unigestion Holding SA, Cullen Frost Bankers Inc., Nippon Life Global Investors Americas Inc. and First Trust Advisors LP. Company insiders that have sold Kansas City Southern company stock in the last year include Adam J Godderz, Brian D Hancock, Lu M Cordova, Michael J Naatz, Patrick J Ottensmeyer, Robert J Druten, Suzanne M Grafton and Warren K Erdman. View Insider Buying and Selling for Kansas City Southern.

Which institutional investors are buying Kansas City Southern stock?

KSU stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Scout Investments Inc., State of Tennessee Treasury Department, Fisher Asset Management LLC, Ardevora Asset Management LLP, Carillon Tower Advisers Inc., Columbus Circle Investors, British Airways Pensions Investment Management Ltd and California Public Employees Retirement System. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Kansas City Southern's stock price today?

One share of KSU stock can currently be purchased for approximately $153.54.

How big of a company is Kansas City Southern?

Kansas City Southern has a market capitalization of $15.22 billion and generates $2.71 billion in revenue each year. The transportation company earns $627.40 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.97 on an earnings per share basis. Kansas City Southern employs 7,200 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Kansas City Southern.

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:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  579 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  815 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,394
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 11/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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