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Norfolk Southern Stock Price, Forecast & Analysis (NYSE:NSC)

$189.67
-1.40 (-0.73 %)
(As of 11/18/2019 09:45 AM ET)
Today's Range
$189.10
Now: $189.67
$190.75
50-Day Range
$167.81
MA: $183.34
$196.08
52-Week Range
$138.65
Now: $189.67
$211.46
Volume16,492 shs
Average Volume1.74 million shs
Market Capitalization$49.46 billion
P/E Ratio19.94
Dividend Yield1.97%
Beta1.37
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$13.74 per share
Book Value$58.44 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.67 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees26,662
Market Cap$49.46 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 1.97%. 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 quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 23rd. The railroad operator reported $2.49 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $2.57 by $0.08. The railroad operator had revenue of $2.84 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.86 billion. Norfolk Southern had a net margin of 23.98% and a return on equity of 18.22%. The business's quarterly revenue was down 3.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior 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 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Norfolk Southern's shares. Their forecasts range from $130.00 to $237.00. On average, they anticipate Norfolk Southern's share price to reach $205.69 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 7.7% 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 very negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Norfolk Southern earned a daily sentiment score of -3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the railroad operator a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several 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), PepsiCo (PEP), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Verizon Communications (VZ), Intel (INTC), CSX (CSX), 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 a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.40%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.23%), Rhumbline Advisers (0.19%), Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC (0.16%), New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.15%) and Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado (0.14%). Company insiders that own Norfolk Southern stock include 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 institutional 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., Teacher Retirement System of Texas, Artemis Investment Management LLP, State of Tennessee Treasury Department, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., AMF Pensionsforsakring AB, Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. 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 institutional 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, California Public Employees Retirement System, Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Nippon Life Global Investors Americas Inc. and Gradient Investments LLC. 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 $191.07.

How big of a company is Norfolk Southern?

Norfolk Southern has a market capitalization of $49.82 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:  674 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  868 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,542
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 11/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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