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Norfolk Southern Stock Forecast, Price & News

$212.56
-3.31 (-1.53 %)
(As of 10/21/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$212.51
Now: $212.56
$216.09
50-Day Range
$206.75
MA: $215.99
$222.94
52-Week Range
$112.62
Now: $212.56
$224.99
Volume1.35 million shs
Average Volume1.61 million shs
Market Capitalization$58.55 billion
P/E Ratio26.44
Dividend Yield1.74%
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. 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

1.85 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Railroads, line-haul operating
Sub-IndustryRailroads
CUSIP65584410
Phone757-629-2680
Employees24,587

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$11.30 billion
Cash Flow$14.51 per share
Book Value$58.23 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.72 billion

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$58.55 billion
Next Earnings Date10/28/2020 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable
$212.56
-3.31 (-1.53 %)
(As of 10/21/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Norfolk Southern (NYSE:NSC) Frequently Asked Questions

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

Norfolk Southern's stock was trading at $151.36 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, NSC stock has increased by 40.4% and is now trading at $212.56.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Norfolk Southern?

23 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, 13 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 can I listen to Norfolk Southern's earnings call?

Norfolk Southern will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, October 28th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Norfolk Southern's earnings last quarter?

Norfolk Southern Corp. (NYSE:NSC) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, July, 29th. The railroad operator reported $1.53 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.33 by $0.20. The railroad operator earned $2.09 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.06 billion. Norfolk Southern had a net margin of 20.47% and a return on equity of 16.06%. The company's revenue was down 28.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $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. Stockholders 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 dividend yield of 1.77%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 6th.
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What guidance has Norfolk Southern issued on next quarter's earnings?

Norfolk Southern updated its third quarter 2020 After-Hours earnings guidance on Wednesday, October, 7th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.5-2.5 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.5 billion.

What price target have analysts set for NSC?

23 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for Norfolk Southern's shares. Their forecasts range from $134.00 to $250.00. On average, they expect Norfolk Southern's stock price to reach $209.35 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.5%.
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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), Home Depot (HD), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), The Walt Disney (DIS) 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."

Who are Norfolk Southern's major shareholders?

Norfolk Southern's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC (0.15%), DAVENPORT & Co LLC (0.14%), Standard Life Aberdeen plc (0.10%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.09%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.06%) and Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. (0.05%). Company insiders that own Norfolk Southern stock include Ann A Adams, Carroll Trevor, Clyde H Allison Jr, James A Squires, Jason Andrew Zampi, Jennifer F Scanlon and Michael Joseph Wheeler.
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Which major investors are selling Norfolk Southern stock?

NSC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Retirement Systems of Alabama, Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC, Standard Life Aberdeen plc, Core Alternative Capital, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Nissay Asset Management Corp Japan ADV, Redpoint Investment Management Pty Ltd, and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have sold Norfolk Southern company stock in the last year include Ann A Adams, Clyde H Allison Jr, James A Squires, Jason Andrew Zampi, and Michael Joseph Wheeler.
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Which major investors are buying Norfolk Southern stock?

NSC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Riggs Asset Managment Co. Inc., Country Club Trust Company n.a., Ascension Asset Management LLC, TrimTabs Asset Management LLC, Avantax Advisory Services Inc., Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., and Trust Co. of Oklahoma. Company insiders that have bought Norfolk Southern stock in the last two years include Carroll Trevor, and Jennifer F Scanlon.
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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 $212.56.

How big of a company is Norfolk Southern?

Norfolk Southern has a market capitalization of $58.55 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 10/22/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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