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NYSE:NSC

Norfolk Southern Stock Forecast, Price & News

$217.14
+1.33 (+0.62 %)
(As of 09/30/2020 11:34 AM ET)
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$216.59
Now: $217.14
$218.94
50-Day Range
$204.38
MA: $213.04
$222.94
52-Week Range
$112.62
Now: $217.14
$224.99
Volume15,553 shs
Average Volume1.65 million shs
Market Capitalization$59.81 billion
P/E Ratio27.01
Dividend Yield1.70%
Beta1.39
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. As of December 31, 2018, the company operated approximately 19,500 route miles in 22 states and the District of Columbia in the United States. Norfolk Southern Corporation was founded in 1883 and is based in Norfolk, Virginia.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 2.2Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.84 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$11.30 billion
Cash Flow$14.71 per share
Book Value$58.23 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.72 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees24,587
Market Cap$59.81 billion
Next Earnings Date10/28/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$217.14
+1.33 (+0.62 %)
(As of 09/30/2020 11:34 AM ET)
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Norfolk Southern (NYSE:NSC) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Norfolk Southern's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Norfolk Southern's stock was trading at $151.36 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, NSC stock has increased by 43.5% and is now trading at $217.14.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Norfolk Southern?

22 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Norfolk Southern in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 6 hold ratings, 12 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Norfolk Southern's next earnings date?

Norfolk Southern is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 28th 2020.
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How were Norfolk Southern's earnings last quarter?

Norfolk Southern Corp. (NYSE:NSC) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July, 29th. The railroad operator reported $1.53 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.33 by $0.20. The railroad operator earned $2.09 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.06 billion. Norfolk Southern had a net margin of 20.47% and a return on equity of 16.06%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 28.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $2.70 EPS.
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How often does Norfolk Southern pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Norfolk Southern?

Norfolk Southern declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, July 28th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 7th will be paid a dividend of $0.94 per share on Thursday, September 10th. This represents a $3.76 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.73%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 6th.
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What price target have analysts set for NSC?

22 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Norfolk Southern's stock. Their forecasts range from $132.00 to $250.00. On average, they expect Norfolk Southern's share price to reach $199.86 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 8.0%.
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Are investors shorting Norfolk Southern?

Norfolk Southern saw a increase in short interest during the month of August. As of August 14th, there was short interest totaling 3,310,000 shares, an increase of 39.1% from the July 30th total of 2,380,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,440,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.3 days. Currently, 1.3% of the company's shares are short sold.
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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), Intel (INTC), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Verizon Communications (VZ), AT&T (T), Visa (V), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Walt Disney (DIS), Home Depot (HD) and Exxon Mobil (XOM).

Who are Norfolk Southern's key executives?

Norfolk Southern's management team includes the following 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)

What is Norfolk Southern's stock symbol?

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

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 $217.14.

How big of a company is Norfolk Southern?

Norfolk Southern has a market capitalization of $59.81 billion and generates $11.30 billion in revenue each year. The railroad operator earns $2.72 billion in net income (profit) each year or $10.34 on an earnings per share basis. Norfolk Southern employs 24,587 workers across the globe.

What is Norfolk Southern's official website?

The official website for Norfolk Southern is 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]

This page was last updated on 9/30/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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