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

$186.19
+4.28 (+2.35 %)
(As of 10/21/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$182.99
Now: $186.19
$186.38
50-Day Range
$167.81
MA: $177.88
$185.22
52-Week Range
$138.65
Now: $186.19
$211.46
Volume1.88 million shs
Average Volume1.65 million shs
Market Capitalization$49.04 billion
P/E Ratio19.58
Dividend Yield2.07%
Beta1.36
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$14.03 per share
Book Value$56.41 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.67 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees26,662
Market Cap$49.04 billion
Next Earnings Date10/23/2019 (Confirmed)
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 Friday, July 26th. Investors of record on Monday, August 5th will be given a dividend of $0.94 per share on Tuesday, September 10th. This represents a $3.76 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.02%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 2nd. This is a boost from Norfolk Southern's previous quarterly dividend of $0.86. View Norfolk Southern's Dividend History.

How were Norfolk Southern's earnings last quarter?

Norfolk Southern Corp. (NYSE:NSC) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July, 24th. The railroad operator reported $2.70 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $2.77 by $0.07. The railroad operator earned $2.93 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.95 billion. Norfolk Southern had a net margin of 24.15% and a return on equity of 18.24%. Norfolk Southern's revenue for the quarter was up .9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $2.50 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, October 23rd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Norfolk Southern.

How can I listen to Norfolk Southern's earnings call?

Norfolk Southern will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, October 23rd at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

What price target have analysts set for NSC?

19 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for Norfolk Southern's stock. Their predictions range from $130.00 to $237.00. On average, they anticipate Norfolk Southern's share price to reach $205.06 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 10.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Norfolk Southern.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Norfolk Southern?

19 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Norfolk Southern in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 6 hold ratings and 11 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?

Media stories about NSC stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Norfolk Southern earned a daily sentiment score of 0.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the railroad operator a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock'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), Caterpillar (CAT), Verizon Communications (VZ), Intel (INTC), Exxon Mobil (XOM), CSX (CSX), Boeing (BA) 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 variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC (0.16%), Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (0.08%), Strs Ohio (0.05%), Whittier Trust Co. (0.05%), Berkshire Asset Management LLC PA (0.05%) and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.05%). 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 major 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., Artemis Investment Management LLP, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Strs Ohio, CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Hendley & Co. Inc. and Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank. 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 major investors are buying Norfolk Southern stock?

NSC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC, Nippon Life Global Investors Americas Inc., Gradient Investments LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Polaris Greystone Financial Group LLC, First National Bank of Mount Dora Trust Investment Services, Brinker Capital Inc. and Oakbrook 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 $186.19.

How big of a company is Norfolk Southern?

Norfolk Southern has a market capitalization of $49.04 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:  668 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  857 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,525
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 10/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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