NYSE:KSU - Kansas City Southern Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $110.52 +6.38 (+6.13 %) (As of 01/20/2019 01:30 AM ET)Previous Close$110.52Today's Range$107.00 - $111.0952-Week Range$90.55 - $120.34Volume2.87 million shsAverage Volume816,374 shsMarket Capitalization$10.59 billionP/E Ratio21.05Dividend Yield1.38%Beta0.81 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Kansas 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. Receive KSU News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for KSU and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Railroads, line-haul operating Sub-IndustryRailroads SectorTransportation Current SymbolNYSE:KSU Previous Symbol CUSIP48517030 Webwww.kcsouthern.com Phone816-983-1303Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.53 Current Ratio1.32 Quick Ratio0.99Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio21.05 Forward P/E Ratio18.51 P/E Growth1.16 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$2.58 billion Price / Sales4.35 Cash Flow$8.9781 per share Price / Cash Flow12.31 Book Value$47.15 per share Price / Book2.34Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$5.25 Net Income$962 million Net Margins37.98% Return on Equity11.98% Return on Assets6.43%Miscellaneous Employees7,130 Outstanding Shares101,700,000Market Cap$10.59 billion OptionableOptionable 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, November 12th. Investors of record on Monday, December 31st will be given a dividend of $0.36 per share on Wednesday, January 16th. This represents a $1.44 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.30%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, December 28th. View Kansas City Southern's Dividend History. How will Kansas City Southern's stock buyback program work? Kansas City Southern declared that its Board of Directors has approved a share buyback plan on Wednesday, August 16th 2017, which authorizes the company to repurchase $800,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy up to 7.1% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are generally an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued. How were Kansas City Southern's earnings last quarter? Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) posted its quarterly earnings data on Friday, January, 18th. The transportation company reported $1.56 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting analysts' consensus estimates of $1.56. The transportation company had revenue of $694 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $687.56 million. Kansas City Southern had a return on equity of 11.98% and a net margin of 37.98%. Kansas City Southern's revenue for the quarter was up 5.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm earned $1.38 earnings per share. 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, April 19th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Kansas City Southern. What price target have analysts set for KSU? 13 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Kansas City Southern's stock. Their predictions range from $98.03 to $138.00. On average, they anticipate Kansas City Southern's stock price to reach $122.9192 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 11.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets 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 2 hold ratings, 10 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Kansas City Southern. Has Kansas City Southern been receiving favorable news coverage? Media coverage about KSU stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Kansas City Southern earned a media sentiment score of 0.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the transportation company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. Who are some of Kansas City Southern's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Kansas City Southern include Union Pacific (UNP), Canadian National Railway (CNI), CSX (CSX), Norfolk Southern (NSC), CENT JAPAN RWY/ADR (CJPRY), Canadian Pacific Railway (CP), Genesee & Wyoming (GWR) and Guangshen Railway Co. Ltd ADR Class H (GSH). 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 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) Who are Kansas City Southern's major shareholders? Kansas City Southern's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Packer & Co Ltd (1.22%), Packer & Co Ltd (0.32%), Douglas Lane & Associates LLC (0.23%), Pwmco LLC (0.14%), Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL (0.12%) and LGT Capital Partners LTD. (0.08%). 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, Lu M Cordova, Mary K Stadler, Michael W Upchurch, 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 Gulf International Bank UK Ltd, Pwmco LLC, Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Oakbrook Investments LLC, CENTRAL TRUST Co, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System and New England Research & Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Kansas City Southern company stock in the last year include Brian D Hancock, Lu M Cordova, 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Packer & Co Ltd, Patriot Wealth Management Inc., Douglas Lane & Associates LLC, Packer & Co Ltd, North Star Investment Management Corp., BTIM Corp., Virtu Financial LLC and Tower View Investment Management & Research 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 $110.52. How big of a company is Kansas City Southern? Kansas City Southern has a market capitalization of $10.59 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. 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: 2.1 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 508 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 684 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,192MarketBeat'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. 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