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

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$124.18 +0.11 (+0.09 %)
(As of 04/24/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$124.07
Today's Range$124.03 - $125.59
52-Week Range$90.55 - $125.92
Volume671,947 shs
Average Volume1.19 million shs
Market Capitalization$12.49 billion
P/E Ratio20.80
Dividend Yield1.16%
Beta0.89
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. It operates a commercial corridor of the Mexican railroad system and has its direct rail passageway between Mexico City and Laredo, Texas. The company 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. Kansas City Southern 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 headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Railroads, line-haul operating
Sub-IndustryRailroads
SectorTransportation
CUSIP48517030
Phone816-983-1303

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.71 billion
Cash Flow$9.4147 per share
Book Value$51.14 per share

Profitability

Net Income$627.40 million

Miscellaneous

Employees7,200
Market Cap$12.49 billion
Next Earnings Date7/19/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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 Monday, February 4th. Investors of record on Monday, March 11th will be given a dividend of $0.36 per share on Wednesday, April 3rd. This represents a $1.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.16%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, March 8th. View Kansas City Southern's Dividend History.

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

Kansas City Southern declared that its board has initiated a stock buyback plan on Wednesday, August 16th 2017, which authorizes the company to repurchase $800,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy up to 7.1% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are often a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Kansas City Southern's earnings last quarter?

Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April, 17th. The transportation company reported $1.54 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.44 by $0.10. The transportation company earned $674.80 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $669.08 million. Kansas City Southern had a return on equity of 12.40% and a net margin of 21.30%. Kansas City Southern's revenue for the quarter was up 5.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $1.30 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, July 19th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Kansas City Southern.

What price target have analysts set for KSU?

14 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for Kansas City Southern's shares. Their predictions range from $98.03 to $142.00. On average, they anticipate Kansas City Southern's stock price to reach $126.6946 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 2.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Kansas City Southern.

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

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Kansas City Southern in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings, 10 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?

Press coverage about KSU stock has been trending positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Kansas City Southern earned a media sentiment score of 2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the transportation company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.

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), Micron Technology (MU), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), NVIDIA (NVDA), Boeing (BA), Union Pacific (UNP), Allergan (AGN), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and United Rentals (URI).

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 a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Pennsylvania Trust Co (0.30%), Pennsylvania Trust Co (0.30%), Douglas Lane & Associates LLC (0.23%), Strs Ohio (0.22%), Bartlett & Co. LLC (0.14%) and Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL (0.12%). 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, Patrick J Ottensmeyer, 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 Strs Ohio, Pwmco LLC, Deprince Race & Zollo Inc., Whitehelm Capital Pty Ltd, Bartlett & Co. LLC, BTIM Corp., Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. and Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL. Company insiders that have sold Kansas City Southern company stock in the last year include Brian D Hancock, Lu M Cordova, Michael W Upchurch, Patrick J Ottensmeyer 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 Pennsylvania Trust Co, Pennsylvania Trust Co, Cohen Klingenstein LLC, Private Capital Advisors Inc., Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV, Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV, Virtu Financial LLC and Cascade Investment Advisors Inc.. 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 $124.18.

How big of a company is Kansas City Southern?

Kansas City Southern has a market capitalization of $12.49 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.

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:  535 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  718 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,253
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 4/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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