NYSE:KSU - Kansas City Southern Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$111.05 +2.60 (+2.40 %)
(As of 07/22/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$111.05
Today's Range$106.44 - $111.34
52-Week Range$99.47 - $114.91
Volume2.13 million shs
Average Volume763,742 shs
Market Capitalization$11.39 billion
P/E Ratio21.15
Dividend Yield1.30%
Beta0.78
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 Ratio0.45
Current Ratio0.69
Quick Ratio0.49

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio21.15
Forward P/E Ratio18.18
P/E Growth1.4

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.58 billion
Price / Sales4.41
Cash Flow$8.4642 per share
Price / Cash13.12
Book Value$47.15 per share
Price / Book2.36

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$5.25
Net Income$962 million
Net Margins36.75%
Return on Equity11.98%
Return on Assets6.13%

Miscellaneous

Employees7,130
Outstanding Shares102,600,000
Market Cap$11,393.84

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, May 21st. Shareholders of record on Monday, June 11th will be given a dividend of $0.36 per share on Thursday, July 5th. This represents a $1.44 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.30%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, June 8th. View Kansas City Southern's Dividend History.

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

Kansas City Southern announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a share repurchase program on Wednesday, August 16th 2017, which authorizes the company to buyback $800,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to repurchase up to 7.1% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are usually a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Kansas City Southern's earnings last quarter?

Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, July, 20th. The transportation company reported $1.54 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.52 by $0.02. The transportation company earned $682.40 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $686.12 million. Kansas City Southern had a net margin of 36.75% and a return on equity of 11.98%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 4.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $1.33 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, October, 19th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Kansas City Southern.

What price target have analysts set for KSU?

13 brokers have issued 1 year price targets for Kansas City Southern's shares. Their predictions range from $105.00 to $132.00. On average, they expect Kansas City Southern's stock price to reach $119.3333 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 7.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Kansas City Southern.

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

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Kansas City Southern in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."

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?

Media coverage about KSU stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news 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 sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern's scale. They also gave media coverage about the transportation company an impact score of 45.61 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Who are Kansas City Southern's major shareholders?

Kansas City Southern's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.55%), Westpac Banking Corp (0.25%), Boston Advisors LLC (0.19%), LGT Capital Partners LTD. (0.15%), Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC (0.13%) and Pwmco LLC (0.11%). 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, 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 Fisher Asset Management LLC, LGT Capital Partners LTD., Hartford Investment Management Co., Bank of Montreal Can, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Creative Planning, Atria Investments LLC and Retirement Systems of Alabama. 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 Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Pwmco LLC, Boston Advisors LLC, Columbia Partners L L C Investment Management, Westpac Banking Corp, DnB Asset Management AS, State of Alaska Department of Revenue and V Wealth Management LLC. 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 $111.05.

How big of a company is Kansas City Southern?

Kansas City Southern has a market capitalization of $11.39 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 W 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:  444 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  593 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,037
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 7/22/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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