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NYSE:KSUKansas City Southern Stock Price, Forecast & News

$184.48
-0.01 (-0.01 %)
(As of 08/12/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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$184.01
Now: $184.48
$187.53
50-Day Range
$142.58
MA: $157.60
$187.04
52-Week Range
$92.86
Now: $184.48
$195.47
Volume1.06 million shs
Average Volume1.33 million shs
Market Capitalization$17.41 billion
P/E Ratio31.54
Dividend Yield0.87%
Beta0.96
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 2.0Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.63 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.87 billion
Cash Flow$10.66 per share
Book Value$49.30 per share

Profitability

Net Income$538.90 million

Miscellaneous

Employees7,040
Market Cap$17.41 billion
Next Earnings Date10/16/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$184.48
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Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Kansas City Southern's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Kansas City Southern's stock was trading at $129.23 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, KSU shares have increased by 42.8% and is now trading at $184.48.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Kansas City Southern?

20 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Kansas City Southern in the last year. There are currently 11 hold ratings, 8 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Kansas City Southern's next earnings date?

Kansas City Southern is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, October 16th 2020.
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How were Kansas City Southern's earnings last quarter?

Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) issued its earnings results on Friday, July, 17th. The transportation company reported $1.15 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.10 by $0.05. The transportation company earned $547.90 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $550.59 million. Kansas City Southern had a return on equity of 13.80% and a net margin of 20.63%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 23.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $1.64 earnings per share.
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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 Tuesday, August 11th. Shareholders of record on Monday, September 14th will be given a dividend of $0.40 per share on Wednesday, October 7th. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.87%.
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What price target have analysts set for KSU?

20 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Kansas City Southern's stock. Their forecasts range from $136.00 to $182.00. On average, they expect Kansas City Southern's share price to reach $161.53 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 12.4%.
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Has Kansas City Southern been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about KSU stock have trended extremely negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Kansas City Southern earned a coverage optimism score of -4.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the transportation company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.
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Are investors shorting Kansas City Southern?

Kansas City Southern saw a decline in short interest in the month of February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totaling 3,330,000 shares, a decline of 12.4% from the January 31st total of 3,800,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,050,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.2 days. Approximately 3.5% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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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), Walt Disney (DIS), Boeing (BA), Union Pacific (UNP), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and Pfizer (PFE).

Who are Kansas City Southern's key executives?

Kansas City Southern's management team includes the following 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)

What is Kansas City Southern's stock symbol?

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

Who are Kansas City Southern's major shareholders?

Kansas City Southern's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.97%), Bessemer Group Inc. (0.76%), Scharf Investments LLC (0.71%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.58%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.54%) and Chilton Investment Co. LLC (0.50%). Company insiders that own Kansas City Southern stock include Adam J Godderz, Antonio O Garza, Brian D Hancock, Delano Jose Guillermo Zozaya, Henry J Maier, Jeffrey M Songer, Lora S Cheatum, Lu M Cordova, Michael J Naatz, Michael W Upchurch, Patrick J Ottensmeyer, Robert J Druten, Suzanne M Grafton and Warren K Erdman.
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Which major investors are selling Kansas City Southern stock?

KSU stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Scharf Investments LLC, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank, Barometer Capital Management Inc., WINTON GROUP Ltd, Bank of Montreal Can, and Adams Diversified Equity Fund Inc.. 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, Lora S Cheatum, Michael J Naatz, Michael W Upchurch, Suzanne M Grafton, and Warren K Erdman.
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Which major investors are buying Kansas City Southern stock?

KSU stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Teacher Retirement System of Texas, Chilton Investment Co. LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Telemark Asset Management LLC, Hunter Perkins Capital Management LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, and Ardevora Asset Management LLP.
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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 $184.48.

How big of a company is Kansas City Southern?

Kansas City Southern has a market capitalization of $17.41 billion and generates $2.87 billion in revenue each year. The transportation company earns $538.90 million in net income (profit) each year or $6.90 on an earnings per share basis. Kansas City Southern employs 7,040 workers across the globe.

What is Kansas City Southern's official website?

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

How can I contact Kansas City Southern?

Kansas City Southern's mailing address is 427 WEST 12TH STREET, KANSAS CITY MO, 64105. The transportation company can be reached via phone at 816-983-1303 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 8/13/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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