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

$194.85
-8.15 (-4.01 %)
(As of 02/26/2020 04:12 AM ET)
Today's Range
$193.93
Now: $194.85
$203.83
50-Day Range
$195.95
MA: $206.78
$214.83
52-Week Range
$166.57
Now: $194.85
$219.88
Volume2.12 million shs
Average Volume1.57 million shs
Market Capitalization$50.24 billion
P/E Ratio19.01
Dividend Yield1.85%
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$13.98 per share
Book Value$58.23 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.72 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees24,587
Market Cap$50.24 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 announced 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 1.93%. 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) released its earnings results on Wednesday, January, 29th. The railroad operator reported $2.55 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.28 by $0.27. The railroad operator had revenue of $2.69 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.70 billion. Norfolk Southern had a return on equity of 18.04% and a net margin of 24.10%. The business's quarterly revenue was down 7.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted $2.57 EPS. 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 analysts have issued 1 year 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 11.8% 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 articles about NSC stock have been trending very negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news 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 media sentiment score of -3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the railroad operator a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Norfolk Southern.

Are investors shorting Norfolk Southern?

Norfolk Southern saw a decrease in short interest during the month of 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 days-to-cover 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), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Exxon Mobil (XOM), 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 a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (4.50%), Capital International Investors (2.47%), Capital World Investors (1.99%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.39%), FMR LLC (1.14%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.80%). 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., Capital International Investors, Marshall Wace North America L.P. and Point72 Asset Management L.P.. 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 $194.85.

How big of a company is Norfolk Southern?

Norfolk Southern has a market capitalization of $50.24 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:  895 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,583
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 2/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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