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

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$112.14 +0.39 (+0.35 %)
(As of 02/22/2019 11:14 AM ET)
Previous Close$111.75
Today's Range$111.71 - $112.70
52-Week Range$90.55 - $120.34
Volume290,771 shs
Average Volume1.25 million shs
Market Capitalization$11.32 billion
P/E Ratio18.78
Dividend Yield1.30%
Beta0.79
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$2.71 billion
Cash Flow$9.5764 per share
Book Value$50.79 per share

Profitability

Net Income$627.40 million

Miscellaneous

Employees7,200
Market Cap$11.32 billion
Next Earnings Date4/19/2019 (Estimated)
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, February 4th. Stockholders of record on Monday, March 11th will be given a dividend of $0.36 per share on Wednesday, April 3rd. This represents a $1.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.28%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, March 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 has approved a share buyback plan on Wednesday, August 16th 2017, which authorizes the company to buyback $800,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to purchase up to 7.1% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are typically a sign that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Kansas City Southern's earnings last quarter?

Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) released its quarterly earnings results on Friday, January, 18th. The transportation company reported $1.56 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.56. The transportation company had revenue of $694 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $687.56 million. Kansas City Southern had a return on equity of 12.11% and a net margin of 23.12%. The company's revenue was up 5.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $1.38 EPS. 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 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Kansas City Southern's stock. Their forecasts range from $98.03 to $138.00. On average, they anticipate Kansas City Southern's share price to reach $123.9192 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 10.5% 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 headlines about KSU stock have trended somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. 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 daily sentiment score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the transportation company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.

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), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Allergan (AGN), Endologix (ELGX), Micron Technology (MU), Cisco Systems (CSCO), General Electric (GE), Union Pacific (UNP) and Walt Disney (DIS).

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (10.32%), BlackRock Inc. (6.88%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.41%), Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. (1.35%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.29%) and Packer & Co Ltd (1.22%). 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 Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, First Trust Advisors LP, Avalon Advisors LLC, Two Sigma Advisers LP and APG Asset Management N.V.. Company insiders that have sold Kansas City Southern company stock in the last year include 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, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Scharf Investments LLC, B.S. Pension Fund Trustee Ltd acting for the British Steel Pension Fund, Foresters Investment Management Company Inc., State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Geode Capital Management LLC and Worldquant Millennium Quantitative Strategies 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 $112.10.

How big of a company is Kansas City Southern?

Kansas City Southern has a market capitalization of $11.32 billion and generates $2.71 billion in revenue each year. The transportation company earns $627.40 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.97 on an earnings per share basis. Kansas City Southern employs 7,200 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  518 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  693 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,211
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 2/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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