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

$209.84
+0.49 (+0.23 %)
(As of 02/18/2020 10:09 AM ET)
Today's Range
$208.24
Now: $209.84
$210.31
50-Day Range
$193.63
MA: $204.76
$214.83
52-Week Range
$166.57
Now: $209.84
$219.88
Volume52,246 shs
Average Volume1.54 million shs
Market Capitalization$54.11 billion
P/E Ratio20.47
Dividend Yield1.80%
Beta1.33
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$11.30 billion
Cash Flow$14.97 per share
Book Value$58.23 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.72 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees24,587
Market Cap$54.11 billion
Next Earnings Date4/22/2020 (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, January 28th. Investors of record on Friday, February 7th will be paid a dividend of $0.94 per share on Tuesday, March 10th. This represents a $3.76 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.79%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 6th. View Norfolk Southern's Dividend History.

How were Norfolk Southern's earnings last quarter?

Norfolk Southern Corp. (NYSE:NSC) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, January, 29th. The railroad operator reported $2.55 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.28 by $0.27. The railroad operator earned $2.69 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.70 billion. Norfolk Southern had a net margin of 24.10% and a return on equity of 18.04%. The business's quarterly revenue was down 7.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $2.57 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 Wednesday, April 22nd 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Norfolk Southern.

What price target have analysts set for NSC?

20 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Norfolk Southern's stock. Their forecasts range from $134.00 to $247.00. On average, they anticipate Norfolk Southern's share price to reach $217.84 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 3.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Norfolk Southern.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Norfolk Southern?

20 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Norfolk Southern in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 9 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?

News headlines about NSC stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Norfolk Southern earned a coverage optimism score of 1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the railroad operator a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Norfolk Southern.

Are investors shorting Norfolk Southern?

Norfolk Southern saw a decrease in short interest in January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 3,670,000 shares, a decrease of 13.0% from the January 15th total of 4,220,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,530,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.4 days. Currently, 1.4% of the company's shares are sold short. View Norfolk Southern's Current Options Chain.

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), Verizon Communications (VZ), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), CSX (CSX), Intel (INTC), PepsiCo (PEP), Caterpillar (CAT), AT&T (T) and Visa (V).

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (4.50%), FMR LLC (1.14%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.80%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (0.75%), Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp (0.49%) and Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (0.46%). Company insiders that own Norfolk Southern stock include Ann A Adams, 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 institutional investors are selling Norfolk Southern stock?

NSC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Alliancebernstein L.P., Janus Henderson Group PLC, Alyeska Investment Group L.P., Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., KBC Group NV and Man Group plc. Company insiders that have sold Norfolk Southern company stock in the last year include Ann A Adams, 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State Street Corp, Artemis Investment Management LLP, Senator Investment Group LP, Franklin Resources Inc., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Marshall Wace North America L.P., Point72 Asset Management L.P. and Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc.. 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 $209.68.

How big of a company is Norfolk Southern?

Norfolk Southern has a market capitalization of $54.06 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.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:  688 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  894 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,582
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 2/18/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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