NYSE:NSC - Norfolk Southern Price Target & Analyst Ratings Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $169.05 +3.97 (+2.40 %) (As of 01/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$169.05Today's Range$165.77 - $170.2652-Week Range$127.79 - $186.91Volume2.73 million shsAverage Volume1.76 million shsMarket Capitalization$44.96 billionP/E Ratio25.57Dividend Yield1.94%Beta1.33 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Analyst Ratings Norfolk Southern (NYSE:NSC) Price Target and Consensus Rating (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?) MarketBeat calculates consensus analyst ratings for stocks using the most recent rating from each Wall Street analyst that has rated a stock within the last twelve months. Each analyst's rating is normalized to a standardized rating score of 1 (sell), 2 (hold), 3 (buy) or 4 (strong buy). Analyst consensus ratings scores are calculated using the mean average of the number of normalized sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. Each stock's consensus analyst rating is derived from its calculated consensus ratings score (0-1.5 = Sell, 1.5-2.5 = Hold, 2.5-3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). MarketBeat's consensus price targets are a mean average of the most recent available price targets set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months. MarketBeat's consensus ratings and consensus price targets may differ from those calculated by other firms due to differences in methodology and available data.20 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for Norfolk Southern in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is $177.2222, suggesting that the stock has a possible upside of 4.83%. The high price target for NSC is $205.00 and the low price target for NSC is $116.00. There are currently 1 sell rating, 8 hold ratings and 11 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Buy."Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days AgoConsensus Rating: BuyBuyHoldHoldConsensus Rating Score: 2.502.502.292.27Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating(s)8 Hold Rating(s)11 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)1 Sell Rating(s)8 Hold Rating(s)11 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)1 Sell Rating(s)13 Hold Rating(s)7 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)2 Sell Rating(s)12 Hold Rating(s)8 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)Consensus Price Target: $177.2222$177.8333$169.1579$148.30Price Target Upside: 4.83% upside20.50% upside0.09% upside7.00% downsideNorfolk Southern (NYSE:NSC) Consensus Price Target History Norfolk Southern (NYSE:NSC) Analyst Ratings History Show: Only the Most Recent Rating From Each Brokerage All Ratings For This Stock DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails1/8/2019Atlantic SecuritiesInitiated CoverageNeutral ➝ NeutralHigh1/7/2019Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetUnderweight ➝ Underweight$115.00 ➝ $116.00Medium1/7/2019Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetOutperform$187.00 ➝ $175.00Low1/3/2019ArgusReiterated RatingBuyHigh12/18/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral ➝ Overweight$198.00 ➝ $203.00Low11/26/2018Loop CapitalSet Price TargetBuy$188.00Low10/25/2018Robert W. BairdLower Price TargetNeutral$186.00 ➝ $181.00Low10/25/2018TD SecuritiesUpgradeHold ➝ BuyMedium10/24/2018Stifel NicolausUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$189.00Medium10/18/2018Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$182.00High9/28/2018Edward JonesDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow9/26/2018BarclaysReiterated RatingHold$190.00Medium8/14/2018Deutsche BankUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$205.00Low7/26/2018UBS GroupBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$182.00 ➝ $189.00Low7/25/2018ScotiabankSet Price TargetBuy$175.00Low7/25/2018CowenReiterated RatingBuy$188.00High7/13/2018Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$158.00High6/25/2018CitigroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$176.00Low4/26/2018Sanford C. BernsteinBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$149.00 ➝ $155.00Low4/26/2018BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$156.00 ➝ $160.00Low1/15/2018Cleveland ResearchReiterated RatingHoldMedium11/13/2017Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral ➝ Neutral$126.00N/A10/16/2017Wells Fargo & CoDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market PerformN/A10/10/2017AegisReiterated RatingHold$120.00 ➝ $125.00N/A8/7/2017Wolfe ResearchUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Buy$126.00Low7/27/2017StephensReiterated RatingOverweight$147.00 ➝ $140.00Low(Data available from 1/19/2017 forward) This page was last updated on 1/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is the Rule of 72?