NYSE:KSU

Kansas City Southern Stock Forecast, Price & News

$271.71
-5.75 (-2.07 %)
(As of 09/20/2021 04:00 PM ET)
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$268.96
$274.86
50-Day Range
$261.05
$295.92
52-Week Range
$171.82
$315.39
Volume652,859 shs
Average Volume1.13 million shs
Market Capitalization$24.72 billion
P/E Ratio205.84
Dividend Yield0.78%
Beta1.07
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About Kansas City Southern

Kansas City Southern is a transportation holding company. It focuses on the growing north or south freight corridor connecting key commercial and industrial markets in the central United States with major industrial cities in Mexico. The firm also engages in the freight rail transportation business operating through a single coordinated rail network. The company was founded by Arthur E. Stilwell in 1887 and is headquartered in Kansas City, MO.

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2.05 out of 5 stars

Transportation Sector

80th out of 172 stocks

Railroads, Line-Haul Operating Industry

6th out of 8 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.2Community Rank: 3.9Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Kansas City Southern a buy right now?

13 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Kansas City Southern in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 6 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" Kansas City Southern stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in KSU, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Kansas City Southern?

Wall Street analysts have given Kansas City Southern a "Hold" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but Kansas City Southern wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Kansas City Southern?

Kansas City Southern saw a decrease in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 2,750,000 shares, a decrease of 21.4% from the August 15th total of 3,500,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 932,200 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.0 days. Currently, 3.0% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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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 15th 2021.
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How were Kansas City Southern's earnings last quarter?

Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 15th. The transportation company reported $2.06 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.15 by $0.09. The transportation company earned $749.50 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $749.06 million. Kansas City Southern had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 16.17% and a net margin of 4.63%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 36.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $1.16 earnings per share.
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How has Kansas City Southern's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

Kansas City Southern's stock was trading at $129.23 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, KSU stock has increased by 110.3% and is now trading at $271.71.
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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 10th. Investors of record on Monday, September 13th will be paid a dividend of $0.54 per share on Wednesday, October 6th. This represents a $2.16 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.79%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 10th.
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Is Kansas City Southern a good dividend stock?

Kansas City Southern pays an annual dividend of $2.16 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.78%. The dividend payout ratio of Kansas City Southern is 31.03%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Kansas City Southern will have a dividend payout ratio of 20.55% next year. This indicates that Kansas City Southern will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for KSU?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Kansas City Southern's stock. Their forecasts range from $200.00 to $310.00. On average, they anticipate Kansas City Southern's share price to reach $263.62 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.0%.
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Who are Kansas City Southern's key executives?

Kansas City Southern's management team includes the following people:
  • Patrick J. Ottensmeyer, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • John F. Orr, Executive Vice President-Operations
  • Michael W. Upchurch, Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Michael J. Naatz, Chief Marketing Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Adam J. Godderz, Secretary, Chief Legal Officer & Senior VP

What is David L. Starling's approval rating as Kansas City Southern's CEO?

23 employees have rated Kansas City Southern CEO David L. Starling on Glassdoor.com. David L. Starling has an approval rating of 61% among Kansas City Southern's employees. This puts David L. Starling in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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 The Walt Disney (DIS), Micron Technology (MU), BlackRock (BLK), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), The Boeing (BA), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), CA (CA), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Union Pacific (UNP) and Cisco Systems (CSCO).

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 investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.42%), Jefferies Group LLC (0.00%), BlackRock Inc. (8.40%), State Street Corp (4.36%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (3.60%) and Parnassus Investments CA (2.08%). Company insiders that own Kansas City Southern stock include Antonio O Garza, Brian D Hancock, Cueto Cuevas Oscar Augusto Del, 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 selling Kansas City Southern stock?

KSU stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Wells Fargo & Company MN, abrdn plc, Bessemer Group Inc., Parnassus Investments CA, Teacher Retirement System of Texas, Alliancebernstein L.P., and Nuveen Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Kansas City Southern company stock in the last year include Brian D Hancock, Cueto Cuevas Oscar Augusto Del, Lora S Cheatum, and Michael J Naatz.
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Which major investors are buying Kansas City Southern stock?

KSU stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Jefferies Group LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Bank of Nova Scotia, Amundi, Westchester Capital Management LLC, Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co. LLC, Segantii Capital Management Ltd, and Balyasny Asset Management LLC.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Kansas City Southern's stock price today?

One share of KSU stock can currently be purchased for approximately $271.71.

How much money does Kansas City Southern make?

Kansas City Southern has a market capitalization of $24.72 billion and generates $2.63 billion in revenue each year. The transportation company earns $617 million in net income (profit) each year or $6.96 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Kansas City Southern have?

Kansas City Southern employs 6,522 workers across the globe.

Does Kansas City Southern have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Kansas City Southern: Arrendadora KCSM S. de R.L. de C.V., Canama Transportation, Canama Transportation, Caymex Transportation Inc., Caymex Transportation Inc., Ferrocarril y Terminal del Valle de México S.A. de C.V. (1), Ferrocarril y Terminal del Valle de México S.A. de C.V. (1), Financiera Inspira S.A. de C.V. SOFOM E.N.R., Financiera Inspira S.A. de C.V. SOFOM E.N.R., Gateway Eastern Railway Company, Gateway Eastern Railway Company, Highstar Harbor Holdings Mexico S. de R.L. de C.V., Highstar Harbor Holdings Mexico S. de R.L. de C.V., Internacional Railway Support S.A. de C.V., Internacional Railway Support S.A. de C.V., Joplin Union Depot Co., Joplin Union Depot Co.(1), KCS Holdings I Inc., KCS Holdings I Inc., KCS Spectrum Inc., KCS Spectrum Inc., KCS Ventures I Inc., KCS Ventures I Inc., KCSM B.V., KCSM B.V., KCSM Holdings LLC, KCSM Holdings LLC, KCSM Servicios S.A. de C.V., KCSM Servicios S.A. de C.V., KCSRC y Compania S. de N.C. de C.V., KCSRC y Compania S. de N.C. de C.V., KSU Holdings LLC, KSU Holdings LLC, Kansas City Southern International Ventures S. de R.L. de C.V., Kansas City Southern International Ventures S. de R.L. de C.V., Kansas City Southern Mexico Holdings Inc., Kansas City Southern Mexico Holdings Inc., Kansas City Southern de México S.A. de C.V., Kansas City Southern de México S.A. de C.V., Kansas City Terminal Railway Company, Kansas City Terminal Railway Company (1), MTC Puerta Mexico Logistics S. de R.L. de C.V., MTC Puerta Mexico Logistics S. de R.L. de C.V., MTC Puerta Mexico S. de R.L. de C.V., MTC Puerta Mexico S. de R.L. de C.V., Meridian Speedway LLC, Meridian Speedway LLC, Mexrail Inc., Mexrail Inc., NAFTA Rail S. de R.L. de C.V., NAFTA Rail S. de R.L. de C.V., North American Freight Transportation Rail Company S. de R.L. de C.V., North American Freight Transportation Rail Company S. de R.L. de C.V., PTC-220 LLC, PTC-220 LLC (1), Pabtex Inc., Pabtex Inc., Panama Canal Railway Company, Panama Canal Railway Company (1), Panarail Tourism Company, Panarail Tourism Company (1), Servicios de Apoyo al Ferrocarril S. de R.L. de C.V., Servicios de Apoyo al Ferrocarril S. de R.L. de C.V., Soporte Logistico Ferroviaria S. de R.L. de C.V., Soporte Logistico Ferroviaria S. de R.L. de C.V., Southern Development Company, Southern Development Company, Southern Industrial Services Inc., Southern Industrial Services Inc., Stillwell RE Holdings LLC, Stillwell RE Holdings LLC, TFCM S. de R.L. de C.V., TFCM S. de R.L. de C.V. (1), The Kansas City Northern Railway Company, The Kansas City Northern Railway Company, The Kansas City Southern Railway Company, The Kansas City Southern Railway Company, The Texas Mexican Railway Company, The Texas Mexican Railway Company, Trans-Serve Inc. (d/b/a Superior Tie and Timber), Trans-Serve Inc. (d/b/a Superior Tie and Timber), TransFin Insurance Ltd., TransFin Insurance Ltd., Transportacion y Soluciones en Logistica Ferroviaria S. de R.L. de C.V., Transportacion y Soluciones en Logistica Ferroviaria S. de R.L. de C.V., Vamos a Mexico S.A. de C.V., Vamos a Mexico S.A. de C.V., Veals Inc., and Veals Inc..

When was Kansas City Southern founded?

Kansas City Southern was founded in 1887.

What is Kansas City Southern's official website?

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

Where are Kansas City Southern's headquarters?

Kansas City Southern is headquartered at 427 WEST 12TH STREET, KANSAS CITY MO, 64105.

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 9/20/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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