NYSE:KSU - Kansas City Southern Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $104.24 -0.71 (-0.68 %) (As of 07/17/2018 01:13 PM ET)Previous Close$104.73Today's Range$104.06 - $105.1052-Week Range$99.47 - $114.91Volume6,875 shsAverage Volume749,221 shsMarket Capitalization$10.94 billionP/E Ratio19.98Dividend Yield1.35%Beta0.78 Company ProfileFinancialsAnalyst RatingsDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial MediaChart 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 SymbolNYSE:KSU CUSIP48517030 Webwww.kcsouthern.com Phone816-983-1303 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.45 Current Ratio0.69 Quick Ratio0.49 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio19.98 Forward P/E Ratio17.00 P/E Growth1.34 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$2.58 billion Price / Sales4.14 Cash Flow$8.2730 per share Price / Cash12.60 Book Value$47.15 per share Price / Book2.21 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 Shares102,600,000Market Cap$10,938.29 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 dividend yield of 1.38%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend 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 approved a stock repurchase program on Wednesday, August 16th 2017, which authorizes the company to repurchase $800,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy up to 7.1% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are often a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued. How were Kansas City Southern's earnings last quarter? Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) posted its quarterly earnings results on Friday, April, 20th. The transportation company reported $1.30 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.35 by $0.05. The transportation company earned $638.60 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $639.39 million. Kansas City Southern had a return on equity of 11.98% and a net margin of 36.75%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 4.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $1.17 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, July, 20th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Kansas City Southern. What price target have analysts set for KSU? 13 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Kansas City Southern's stock. 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 14.5% 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? 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 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? News headlines about KSU stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Kansas City Southern earned a media sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern's scale. They also gave news headlines about the transportation company an impact score of 45.76 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. Who are Kansas City Southern's major shareholders? Kansas City Southern's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.55%), LGT Capital Partners LTD. (0.15%), CENTRAL TRUST Co (0.04%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.03%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.03%) and Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund (0.02%). Company insiders that own Kansas City Southern stock include Antonio O Garza, Brian D Hancock, David L Starling, Delano Jose Guillermo Zozaya, Henry J Maier, Jeffrey M Songer, Mary K Stadler, Michael W Upchurch, Patrick J Ottensmeyer, Robert J Druten, Suzanne M Grafton and William J Wochner. 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., Bank of Montreal Can, Atria Investments LLC, Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund and Gateway Investment Advisers LLC. 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Columbia Partners L L C Investment Management, DnB Asset Management AS, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, V Wealth Management LLC, IFM Investors Pty Ltd and CENTRAL TRUST Co. 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 $104.24. How big of a company is Kansas City Southern? Kansas City Southern has a market capitalization of $10.94 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 444 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 591 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,035MarketBeat'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. 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