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NYSE:KSUKansas City Southern Stock Price, Forecast & News

$147.25
+0.91 (+0.62 %)
(As of 05/22/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$144.79
Now: $147.25
$147.93
50-Day Range
$121.00
MA: $133.50
$148.74
52-Week Range
$92.86
Now: $147.25
$178.59
Volume783,688 shs
Average Volume1.30 million shs
Market Capitalization$13.99 billion
P/E Ratio24.66
Dividend Yield1.09%
Beta0.88
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: 2.2Community Rank: 2.0Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.01 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.87 billion
Cash Flow$10.81 per share
Book Value$49.30 per share

Profitability

Net Income$538.90 million

Miscellaneous

Employees7,040
Market Cap$13.99 billion
Next Earnings Date7/17/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, KSU stock has increased by 13.9% and is now trading at $147.25. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Kansas City Southern?

21 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Kansas City Southern in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 10 hold ratings, 9 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Kansas City Southern.

When is Kansas City Southern's next earnings date?

Kansas City Southern is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, July 17th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Kansas City Southern.

How were Kansas City Southern's earnings last quarter?

Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) posted its quarterly earnings results on Friday, April, 17th. The transportation company reported $1.96 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.78 by $0.18. The transportation company earned $731.70 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $716.19 million. Kansas City Southern had a return on equity of 14.63% and a net margin of 20.11%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 8.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $1.54 earnings per share. View Kansas City Southern's earnings history.

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 Thursday, January 30th. Stockholders of record on Monday, March 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.40 per share on Wednesday, April 8th. This represents a $1.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.09%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, March 6th. View Kansas City Southern's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for KSU?

21 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Kansas City Southern's stock. Their forecasts range from $127.00 to $182.00. On average, they expect Kansas City Southern's share price to reach $154.89 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 5.2% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Kansas City Southern.

Has Kansas City Southern been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about KSU stock have trended somewhat positive on Monday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Kansas City Southern earned a media sentiment score of 1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the transportation company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news aboutKansas City Southern.

Are investors shorting Kansas City Southern?

Kansas City Southern saw a decrease in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 2,980,000 shares, a decrease of 8.9% from the April 30th total of 3,270,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,510,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.0 days. Currently, 3.2% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View Kansas City Southern's Current Options Chain.

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 BlackRock (BLK), CA (CA), Walt Disney (DIS), Union Pacific (UNP), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Boeing (BA), Micron Technology (MU), Cisco Systems (CSCO), IBM (IBM) and Gilead Sciences (GILD).

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (8.51%), BlackRock Inc. (7.66%), State Street Corp (4.77%), Nuveen Asset Management LLC (2.45%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (2.04%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.89%). 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. 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 Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Bessemer Group Inc., Scharf Investments LLC, WINTON GROUP Ltd, Morgan Stanley, UBS Group AG, and 1832 Asset Management L.P.. Company insiders that have sold Kansas City Southern company stock in the last year include Adam J Godderz, Antonio O Garza, Brian D Hancock, Delano Jose Guillermo Zozaya, Jeffrey M Songer, Lora S Cheatum, Lu M Cordova, Michael W Upchurch, Robert J Druten, Suzanne M Grafton, and Warren K Erdman. View insider buying and selling activity 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 FDx Advisors Inc., FDx Advisors Inc., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Luminus Management LLC, PNC Financial Services Group Inc., Alliancebernstein L.P., JPMorgan Chase & Co., and Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc.. View insider buying and selling activity 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, 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 $147.25.

How big of a company is Kansas City Southern?

Kansas City Southern has a market capitalization of $13.99 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 5/25/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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