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

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$115.36 +1.60 (+1.41 %)
(As of 08/19/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$115.36
Today's Range$113.46 - $115.78
52-Week Range$99.47 - $117.79
Volume1.02 million shs
Average Volume1.15 million shs
Market Capitalization$11.75 billion
P/E Ratio21.97
Dividend Yield1.28%
Beta0.83
Kansas City Southern logoKansas 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 Ratio21.97
Forward P/E Ratio18.85
P/E Growth1.45

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.58 billion
Price / Sales4.56
Cash Flow$8.4886 per share
Price / Cash13.59
Book Value$47.15 per share
Price / Book2.45

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$11.75 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. Shareholders 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.25%. 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 share buyback plan on Wednesday, August 16th 2017, which authorizes the company to buyback $800,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to purchase up to 7.1% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are usually an indication 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 data on Friday, July, 20th. The transportation company reported $1.54 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.52 by $0.02. The transportation company earned $682.40 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $686.12 million. Kansas City Southern had a return on equity of 12.01% and a net margin of 36.91%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 4.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business 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.

What price target have analysts set for KSU?

10 analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Kansas City Southern's shares. Their forecasts range from $105.00 to $132.00. On average, they anticipate Kansas City Southern's stock price to reach $120.2727 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 4.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Kansas City Southern.

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

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Kansas City Southern in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings 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. Brian D. Hancock, Exec. VP & Chief Marketing Officer (Age 52)

Has Kansas City Southern been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about KSU stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Kansas City Southern earned a news and rumor sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern's scale. They also gave news stories about the transportation company an impact score of 47.63 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View Recent Headlines for Kansas City Southern.

Who are Kansas City Southern's major shareholders?

Kansas City Southern's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (9.66%), BlackRock Inc. (6.69%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (2.60%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.39%), Bank of America Corp DE (1.16%) and Janus Henderson Group PLC (0.93%). 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, 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 BlackRock Inc., Janus Henderson Group PLC, Federated Investors Inc. PA, Nomura Holdings Inc., Scharf Investments LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Fisher Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Kansas City Southern company stock in the last year include Antonio O Garza, Brian D Hancock, Delano Jose Guillermo Zozaya, Jeffrey M Songer, 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 Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Strs Ohio, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Worldquant Millennium Quantitative Strategies LLC, Unigestion Holding SA, Morgan Stanley and Glenmede Trust Co. NA. 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 $115.36.

How big of a company is Kansas City Southern?

Kansas City Southern has a market capitalization of $11.75 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.

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:  465 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  611 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,076
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 8/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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