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NYSE:NSC - Norfolk Southern Stock Price, Forecast & News

$190.07
-0.44 (-0.23 %)
(As of 12/15/2019 04:57 AM ET)
Today's Range
$188.44
Now: $190.07
$191.91
50-Day Range
$181.32
MA: $191.00
$196.70
52-Week Range
$138.65
Now: $190.07
$211.46
Volume1.63 million shs
Average Volume1.39 million shs
Market Capitalization$49.56 billion
P/E Ratio19.99
Dividend Yield1.97%
Beta1.38
Norfolk Southern Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the rail transportation of raw materials, intermediate products, and finished goods. The company transports industrial products, including chemicals, agriculture, and metals and construction materials; and coal, automobiles, and automotive parts. It also transports overseas freight through various Atlantic and Gulf Coast ports; and provides commuter passenger services. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Railroads, line-haul operating
Sub-IndustryRailroads
SectorTransportation
CUSIP65584410
Phone757-629-2680

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$11.46 billion
Cash Flow$13.77 per share
Book Value$56.41 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.67 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees26,662
Market Cap$49.56 billion
Next Earnings Date1/23/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Norfolk Southern (NYSE:NSC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Norfolk Southern's stock symbol?

Norfolk Southern trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "NSC."

How often does Norfolk Southern pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Norfolk Southern?

Norfolk Southern declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, October 22nd. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 1st will be given a dividend of $0.94 per share on Tuesday, December 10th. This represents a $3.76 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.98%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 31st. View Norfolk Southern's Dividend History.

How were Norfolk Southern's earnings last quarter?

Norfolk Southern Corp. (NYSE:NSC) released its earnings results on Wednesday, October, 23rd. The railroad operator reported $2.49 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.57 by $0.08. The railroad operator earned $2.84 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.86 billion. Norfolk Southern had a net margin of 23.98% and a return on equity of 18.22%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 3.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $2.52 earnings per share. View Norfolk Southern's Earnings History.

When is Norfolk Southern's next earnings date?

Norfolk Southern is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 23rd 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Norfolk Southern.

What price target have analysts set for NSC?

18 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Norfolk Southern's stock. Their forecasts range from $130.00 to $237.00. On average, they anticipate Norfolk Southern's stock price to reach $206.38 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 8.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Norfolk Southern.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Norfolk Southern?

18 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Norfolk Southern in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 7 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Norfolk Southern.

Has Norfolk Southern been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about NSC stock have been trending negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing 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. Norfolk Southern earned a news sentiment score of -2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the railroad operator 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 next few days. View News Stories for Norfolk Southern.

Who are some of Norfolk Southern's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Norfolk Southern own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Norfolk Southern investors own include Union Pacific (UNP), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Verizon Communications (VZ), PepsiCo (PEP), Exxon Mobil (XOM), CSX (CSX), Intel (INTC), Caterpillar (CAT), AT&T (T) and Boeing (BA).

Who are Norfolk Southern's key executives?

Norfolk Southern's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. James A. Squires, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 58)
  • Ms. Cynthia C. Earhart, Exec. VP of Fin. & CFO (Age 57)
  • Mr. Michael Joseph Wheeler, Exec. VP & COO (Age 56)
  • Mr. Alan H. Shaw, Exec. VP & Chief Marketing Officer (Age 51)
  • Mr. John M. Scheib, Exec. VP & Chief Strategy Officer (Age 47)

Who are Norfolk Southern's major shareholders?

Norfolk Southern's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (4.23%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.40%), Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC (0.31%), Voya Investment Management LLC (0.25%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.23%) and Rhumbline Advisers (0.19%). Company insiders that own Norfolk Southern stock include Carroll Trevor, Cynthia C Earhart, James A Squires, Jason Andrew Zampi, Jennifer F Scanlon, Michael Joseph Wheeler and Thomas E Hurlbut. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Norfolk Southern.

Which major investors are selling Norfolk Southern stock?

NSC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., PointState Capital LP, Man Group plc, State Street Corp, Teacher Retirement System of Texas, Artemis Investment Management LLP, State of Tennessee Treasury Department and Squarepoint Ops LLC. Company insiders that have sold Norfolk Southern company stock in the last year include James A Squires, Jason Andrew Zampi and Michael Joseph Wheeler. View Insider Buying and Selling for Norfolk Southern.

Which major investors are buying Norfolk Southern stock?

NSC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fisher Asset Management LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Ardevora Asset Management LLP, Millennium Management LLC, California Public Employees Retirement System, Zimmer Partners LP, Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC and State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D. Company insiders that have bought Norfolk Southern stock in the last two years include Carroll Trevor and Jennifer F Scanlon. View Insider Buying and Selling for Norfolk Southern.

How do I buy shares of Norfolk Southern?

Shares of NSC 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 Norfolk Southern's stock price today?

One share of NSC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $190.07.

How big of a company is Norfolk Southern?

Norfolk Southern has a market capitalization of $49.56 billion and generates $11.46 billion in revenue each year. The railroad operator earns $2.67 billion in net income (profit) each year or $9.51 on an earnings per share basis. Norfolk Southern employs 26,662 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Norfolk Southern.

What is Norfolk Southern's official website?

The official website for Norfolk Southern is http://www.norfolksouthern.com/.

How can I contact Norfolk Southern?

Norfolk Southern's mailing address is THREE COMMERCIAL PLACE, NORFOLK VA, 23510. The railroad operator can be reached via phone at 757-629-2680 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Norfolk Southern (NYSE NSC)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  677 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  874 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,551
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Norfolk Southern and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe NSC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe NSC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/15/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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