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Norfolk Southern Corp (NSC.N)

NSC.N on New York Stock Exchange

151.82USD
22 Jun 2018
Change (% chg)

$1.84 (+1.23%)
Prev Close
$149.98
Open
$151.38
Day's High
$153.04
Day's Low
$151.30
Volume
516,980
Avg. Vol
419,276
52-wk High
$158.58
52-wk Low
$111.46

Revenue & Earnings Per Share

    Revenue* Earnings Per Share**
FY 2018 Mar '18 2,717.00 1.927
FY 2017 Dec '17 2,669.00 2.199
Sep '17 2,670.00 1.750
Jun '17 2,637.00 1.707
Mar '17 2,575.00 1.475
FY 2016 Dec '16 2,490.00 1.357
Sep '16 2,524.00 1.561
Jun '16 2,454.00 1.371
Mar '16 2,420.00 1.291
 
*Note: Units in Millions ofU.S. Dollars
**Note: Units in U.S. Dollars

Consensus Estimates Analysis

  # of Estimates Mean High Low 1 Year Ago
SALES (in millions)
Quarter Ending Jun-18 16 2,820.95 2,908.10 2,774.00 2,752.82
Quarter Ending Sep-18 16 2,835.47 2,890.00 2,787.00 2,777.32
Year Ending Dec-18 23 11,161.40 11,374.70 10,794.00 10,932.80
Year Ending Dec-19 22 11,633.90 11,888.00 11,225.00 11,409.10
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Jun-18 24 2.26 2.37 2.15 1.80
Quarter Ending Sep-18 23 2.26 2.38 2.10 1.85
Year Ending Dec-18 27 8.64 8.95 8.30 7.05
Year Ending Dec-19 26 9.55 10.10 8.86 7.74
LT Growth Rate (%) 5 15.04 17.99 12.00 12.13
Sales and Profit Figures in US Dollar (USD);

Valuation Ratios

  Company industry sector
P/E Ratio (TTM) 20.02 26.22 22.89
P/E High - Last 5 Yrs. 20.33 27.17 39.75
P/E Low - Last 5 Yrs. 15.37 16.69 15.32
Beta 1.29 0.77 0.99
Price to Sales (TTM) 4.01 2.65 2.35
Price to Book (MRQ) 2.61 3.26 4.91
Price to Tangible Book (MRQ) 2.61 3.62 3.84
Price to Cash Flow (TTM) 13.15 17.11 14.45
% Owned Institutions 75.10 10.60 1.87

Dividends

  Company industry sector
Dividend Yield 1.90 1.34 1.63
Dividend Yield - 5 Year Avg 2.11 1.37 1.48
Dividend 5 Year Growth Rate 4.69 10.33 8.96
Payout Ratio(TTM) 33.23 19.08 21.35

Growth Rates

  Company industry sector
Sales (MRQ) vs Qtr. 1 Yr. Ago 5.51 11.30 25.05
Sales (TTM) vs TTM 1 Yr. Ago 6.47 11.88 39.95
Sales - 5 Yr. Growth Rate -0.90 6.89 10.56
EPS (MRQ) vs Qtr. 1 Yr. Ago 30.62 33.39 -45,080.32
EPS (TTM) vs TTM 1 Yr. Ago 31.56 -- --
EPS - 5 Yr. Growth Rate 5.84 9.86 14.96
Capital Spending - 5 Yr. Growth Rate -5.12 1.64 9.39

Financial Strength

  Company industry sector
Quick Ratio (MRQ) 0.94 0.95 1.71
Current Ratio (MRQ) 1.04 2.08 2.15
LT Debt to Equity (MRQ) 58.70 24.69 85.00
Total Debt to Equity (MRQ) 62.66 33.98 102.35
Interest Coverage (TTM) 5.49 44.63 31.37

Profitability Ratios

  Company industry sector
Gross Margin (TTM) 45.89 39.80 30.20
Gross Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 41.76 27.66 28.74
EBITD Margin (TTM) 44.13 -- --
EBITD - 5 Yr. Avg 39.72 17.10 17.46
Operating Margin (TTM) 34.12 14.57 13.31
Operating Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 30.38 12.86 12.67
Pre-Tax Margin (TTM) 29.74 14.56 12.99
Pre-Tax Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 26.48 13.52 11.48
Net Profit Margin (TTM) 20.50 10.87 9.45
Net Profit Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 17.11 9.64 8.09
Effective Tax Rate (TTM) 31.07 28.15 25.66
Effective Tax Rate - 5 Yr. Avg. 35.39 33.79 35.90

Efficiency

  Company industry sector
Revenue/Employee (TTM) 394,430 1,296,634 860,314,255
Net Income/Employee (TTM) 80,856 109,768 48,452,064
Receivable Turnover (TTM) 10.85 6.86 8.27
Inventory Turnover (TTM) 22.00 187.59 83.19
Asset Turnover (TTM) 0.30 0.90 0.71

Management Effectiveness

  Company industry sector
Return on Assets (TTM) 6.15 6.89 5.67
Return on Assets - 5 Yr. Avg. 5.49 6.12 4.74
Return on Investment (TTM) 6.59 8.51 8.12
Return on Investment - 5 Yr. Avg. 5.87 7.84 6.76
Return on Equity (TTM) 15.12 12.27 15.73
Return on Equity - 5 Yr. Avg. 14.96 11.42 11.38
  1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
Sales % 6.71 -3.18 -0.90
EPS (TTM) % 26.78 3.76 5.84
Dividend % 3.39 3.20 4.69
Note: Units in Millions of US Dollars

Performance for Norfolk Southern Corp

Period %
Actual
% vs.
S&P 500
Rank In
Industry
Industry
Rank
4 Week -0.78 -1.99 99 41
13 Week 14.86 7.91 99 74
26 Week 5.05 2.32 99 62
52 Week 29.32 14.28 99 68
YTD 4.78 1.68 99 64
Note:: Rank is a percentile that ranges from 0 to 99, with 99 = best.

Institutional Holders

% Shares Owned: 74.84%
# of Holders: 1,424
Total Shares Held: 211,440,462
3 Mo. Net Change: 1,697,489
# New Positions: 112
# Closed Positions: 86
# Increased Positions: 485
# Reduced Positions: 629
# Net Buyers: -144
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