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

$129.38
+1.42 (+1.11 %)
(As of 03/31/2020 06:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
$125.02
Now: $129.38
$131.87
50-Day Range
$100.54
MA: $146.00
$177.20
52-Week Range
$92.86
Now: $129.38
$178.59
Volume1.20 million shs
Average Volume1.89 million shs
Market Capitalization$12.44 billion
P/E Ratio23.92
Dividend Yield1.25%
Beta0.97
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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.87 billion
Cash Flow$10.93 per share
Book Value$49.30 per share

Profitability

Net Income$538.90 million

Miscellaneous

Employees7,040
Market Cap$12.44 billion
Next Earnings Date4/17/2020 (Confirmed)
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 COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, KSU shares have increased by 0.1% and is now trading at $129.38. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

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

18 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Kansas City Southern in the last year. There are currently 9 hold ratings, 8 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." 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, April 17th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Kansas City Southern.

How can I listen to Kansas City Southern's earnings call?

Kansas City Southern will be holding an earnings conference call on Friday, April 17th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Kansas City Southern's earnings last quarter?

Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) posted its quarterly earnings data on Friday, January, 17th. The transportation company reported $1.82 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.83 by $0.01. The transportation company had revenue of $729.50 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $730.99 million. Kansas City Southern had a return on equity of 13.69% and a net margin of 18.80%. The company's revenue was up 5.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $1.56 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 given 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 1.24%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, March 6th. View Kansas City Southern's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for KSU?

18 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for Kansas City Southern's stock. Their forecasts range from $119.00 to $193.00. On average, they expect Kansas City Southern's stock price to reach $161.88 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 25.1% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Kansas City Southern.

Has Kansas City Southern been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about KSU stock has been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing 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 nearest to five being the most favorable. Kansas City Southern earned a news impact score of 1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the transportation company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. View the latest news aboutKansas City Southern.

Are investors shorting Kansas City Southern?

Kansas City Southern saw a increase in short interest in March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 3,153,500 shares, an increase of 13.0% from the February 27th total of 2,790,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,210,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.6 days. Approximately 3.3% 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 CA (CA), BlackRock (BLK), Walt Disney (DIS), Union Pacific (UNP), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Boeing (BA), Micron Technology (MU), Home Depot (HD), IBM (IBM) and Verizon Communications (VZ).

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."

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 $129.38.

How big of a company is Kansas City Southern?

Kansas City Southern has a market capitalization of $12.44 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. View additional information about Kansas City Southern.

What is Kansas City Southern's official website?

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

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:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  614 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  923 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,537
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 3/31/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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