KSU - Kansas City Southern

NYSE - NYSE Delayed price. Currency in USD
104.95
-1.66 (-1.56%)
At close: 4:02PM EDT
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Previous close106.61
Open106.90
Bid101.50 x 800
Ask109.23 x 2200
Day's range104.13 - 107.36
52-week range99.47 - 114.91
Volume721,812
Avg. volume1,070,282
Market cap10.768B
Beta0.61
PE ratio (TTM)11.40
EPS (TTM)9.21
Earnings date20 Jul 2018
Forward dividend & yield1.44 (1.35%)
Ex-dividend date2018-06-08
1y target est122.00
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  • Will Kansas City Southern (KSU) Disappoint in Q2 Earnings?
    Zacks23 hours ago

    Will Kansas City Southern (KSU) Disappoint in Q2 Earnings?

    The U.S. rail network congestion might weigh on Kansas City Southern's (KSU) Q2 earnings. Moreover, it is likely to generate low revenues at the Agriculture & Minerals and the Energy segments.

  • What Analysts Are Recommending for Major US Railroad Stocks
    Market Realist15 days ago

    What Analysts Are Recommending for Major US Railroad Stocks

    Of the 26 analysts covering Norfolk Southern (NSC) stock, five have recommended a “strong buy,” and five have recommended a “buy.” Fourteen analysts have given it a “hold” rating, and two have recommended a “sell.” The stock has a consensus rating of 2.5, which indicates a “buy.”

  • Do Major US Railroads’ Dividends Appeal to Investors in 2018?
    Market Realist15 days ago

    Do Major US Railroads’ Dividends Appeal to Investors in 2018?

    In the previous part of this series, we examined the leverage levels of major US railroads after their first-quarter earnings. Now let’s consider their dividend payments. Since it’s a capital-intensive industry, railroads reinvest most of their net earnings back into the business. The retention per share ratio is thus very high. That, in turn, lowers their dividend payout ratios. The transportation and logistics sector is included in the industrials sector. Railroads’ dividend yields have been historically lower than the other subsectors in the industrial (IYJ) sector.

  • Why Kansas City Southern’s Rail Traffic Declined in Week 25
    Market Realist15 days ago

    Why Kansas City Southern’s Rail Traffic Declined in Week 25

    For the smallest US Class I railroad, Kansas City Southern (KSU), rail traffic volumes have been a mixed bag in 2018. For the past several weeks, it has reported very uneven growth in volumes. In Week 25, which ended on June 23, it registered a 7% loss in railcar volumes, excluding intermodal. Its carload volumes were ~24,600 units from ~26,500. In the 25th week, US railroads (XLI) posted a 2.5% YoY carload growth overall, which is in sharp contrast to the slump for this US-Mexico railroad.

  • This Railroad Led in First-Quarter Intermodal Revenue Growth
    Market Realist19 days ago

    This Railroad Led in First-Quarter Intermodal Revenue Growth

    Intermodal is the second-largest revenue source for US railroads (FXR). Intermodal freight haulage involves cargo transportation in an intermodal container using various modes of transportation without handling the cargo itself while switching over modes. Railroads face tough competition from trucking companies in their intermodal operations.

  • Major US Railroad Stocks: How Are They Trending in 2018?
    Market Realist20 days ago

    Major US Railroad Stocks: How Are They Trending in 2018?

    Railroads are a barometer of economic health, and investors are feeling the mood in the markets for the direction of railroad stocks. Higher interest rates and a lower unemployment rate are the major indicators of a renewed confidence in the US economy.

  • How KSU’s Week 24 Traffic Growth Compared with the Industry
    Market Realist21 days ago

    How KSU’s Week 24 Traffic Growth Compared with the Industry

    In Week 24 of 2018, the United States’ smallest Class I railroad, Kansas City Southern (KSU), registered a small gain of 0.2% in its carload traffic. Our observation of KSU’s overall traffic pattern in 2018 suggests that the railroad is witnessing a bumpy ride.

  • Is Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) A Buy At Its Current PE Ratio?
    Simply Wall St.23 days ago

    Is Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) A Buy At Its Current PE Ratio?

    The content of this article will benefit those of you who are starting to educate yourself about investing in the stock market and want to better understand how you canRead More...

  • General Electric (GE) Secures Order for 50 New Locomotives
    Zacks25 days ago

    General Electric (GE) Secures Order for 50 New Locomotives

    General Electric's (GE) operating segment, GE Transportation, clinches orders for 50 new locomotives from the Mexican and US rail subsidiaries of Kansas City Southern.

  • Commodities That Drove KSU’s Volumes Higher in Week 23
    Market Realist28 days ago

    Commodities That Drove KSU’s Volumes Higher in Week 23

    The smallest Class I US railroad, Kansas City Southern (KSU), saw its carload traffic rise 3.8% YoY (year-over-year) in Week 23. This year, the US-Mexico railroad’s freight volumes have fluctuated. In Week 23, KSU’s carload traffic rose YoY to ~26,500 carloads from ~25,500, more than US railroads’ (XTN), which grew 2.8% YoY. 

  • Why CSX’s Rail Traffic Rose in Week 23
    Market Realist29 days ago

    Why CSX’s Rail Traffic Rose in Week 23

    In Week 23, Eastern US rail giant CSX’s (CSX) freight traffic rose slightly, by ~1% YoY (year-over-year). This year, the railroad is slowly getting back on track after weakness in 2017. In Week 23, CSX’s carload volumes grew YoY to ~69,400 units from ~68,700, less than competitor Norfolk Southern’s (NSC), which rose 2% YoY, and US railroads’ (XLI), which rose 2.8% YoY.

  • How KSU’s Rail Traffic Change Stacked Up in Week 22
    Market Realistlast month

    How KSU’s Rail Traffic Change Stacked Up in Week 22

    Kansas City Southern (KSU) is the smallest Class I railroad company in the United States. In Week 22, it reported a slight 0.84% contraction in its carload traffic. This year, the US-Mexico railroad company’s carload volume growth has had a bumpy ride. In Week 22, KSU’s carload volumes fell YoY to just over 24,200 carloads from ~24,400 carloads. In contrast, US railroad companies’ (XTN) carload volumes gained 0.2% YoY in the week.

  • Canadian Pacific Railway: Why Analysts Hold Bullish Views
    Market Realist2 months ago

    Canadian Pacific Railway: Why Analysts Hold Bullish Views

    Analysts’ consensus mean rating on Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) for the next 12 months is 2.12 with a “buy” outlook as of May 28. 

  • Which Commodities Brought down KSU’s Carloads in Week 20
    Market Realist2 months ago

    Which Commodities Brought down KSU’s Carloads in Week 20

    The smallest US Class I railroad, Kansas City Southern (KSU), saw its carload traffic fall 1.4% YoY (year-over-year) in Week 20 (ended May 19). This year, the US-Mexico railroad’s carload volume growth has had a bumpy ride. In Week 20, the railroad’s carload traffic fell YoY to ~24,400 carloads from ~24,800. In contrast, US railroads’ (XTN) carload traffic rose 1.2% YoY.

  • How Canadian Pacific Railway Stock Has Trended in 2018
    Market Realist2 months ago

    How Canadian Pacific Railway Stock Has Trended in 2018

    Among all Class I railroad companies, Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) was the only one (XTN) to be highly optimistic in its 2018 outlook, and the company maintains that outlook.

  • How Canadian Pacific Railway’s Dividend Payout Stacks Up
    Market Realist2 months ago

    How Canadian Pacific Railway’s Dividend Payout Stacks Up

    Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) announced a second-quarter cash dividend of 0.65 Canadian dollars on May 10. Upon annualizing this quarterly dividend, we can translate it into a dividend of 2.60 Canadian dollars. The railroad’s dividend payout ratio is 22.8% based on its adjusted EPS of 11.39 Canadian dollars in the last four quarters.

  • How CSX’s Rail Traffic Trended in Week 20
    Market Realist2 months ago

    How CSX’s Rail Traffic Trended in Week 20

    In Week 20 (ended May 19), Jacksonville-headquartered eastern US rail giant CSX (CSX) reported a slight 0.80% YoY (year-over-year) rise in its carload traffic, getting back on track after weakness over the last year. In Week 20, CSX’s carload volumes rose YoY to ~69,400 units from ~68,800. CSX’s carload volume growth was substantially lower than competitor Norfolk Southern’s (NSC) 3.2% gain in the same category, and lower than the 1.2% rise reported by US railroads (XTN).

  • Why Kansas City Southern’s Rail Traffic Declined in Week 19
    Market Realist2 months ago

    Why Kansas City Southern’s Rail Traffic Declined in Week 19

    Kansas City Southern (KSU) is the smallest Class I railroad in the United States. It has rail freight hauling operations in Mexico as well as the Midwest United States. In the week ended May 12, KSU’s overall traffic was nearly unchanged compared to the week ended May 13, 2017.

  • Carload Growth Pushed US Rail Traffic in the Fast Lane in Week 19
    Market Realist2 months ago

    Carload Growth Pushed US Rail Traffic in the Fast Lane in Week 19

    On May 12, the AAR (Association of American Railroads) published its weekly rail freight data for 12 major North American railroads. The weekly data were for the week ended May 12, or Week 19. That week, reporting US rail carriers’ total railcar volumes, including intermodal units, rose 5.8%.

  • How Union Pacific Stock Has Trended in 2018 Year-to-Date
    Market Realist2 months ago

    How Union Pacific Stock Has Trended in 2018 Year-to-Date

    On May 17, Union Pacific (UNP) stock closed at $142.49, up 0.8% from the closing price of $141.36 on May 16. Based on that closing price, UNP has a market capitalization of $109.7 billion—the highest among all major railroads in the US.

  • Comparing Union Pacific’s Dividend Payout with Other Railroads
    Market Realist2 months ago

    Comparing Union Pacific’s Dividend Payout with Other Railroads

    A quick look at data from the last ten years reveals that Union Pacific’s dividend payout ratio was as high as 45.0% in 2011–2012 and that its lowest dividend payout ratio was 22.0% in 2008–2009. The present levels of UNP’s dividend payout are above its highest payout in the past ten years. Based on the adjusted EPS of $7.58, NSC’s dividend payout ratio comes in at 38.0%.

  • Why Is Kansas City Southern (KSU) Down 1.3% Since its Last Earnings Report?
    Zacks2 months ago

    Why Is Kansas City Southern (KSU) Down 1.3% Since its Last Earnings Report?

    Kansas City Southern (KSU) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.

  • How Union Pacific’s Dividend Has Varied Historically
    Market Realist2 months ago

    How Union Pacific’s Dividend Has Varied Historically

    On May 10, Western US rail freight giant Union Pacific (UNP) declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.73 per share on its common stock. In the first quarter, UNP raised its quarterly cash dividend from $0.665 per share to $0.73 per share. The company’s quarterly cash dividend on equity shares is payable on June 29 to stockholders of record on May 31.

  • An Overview of Kansas City Southern’s Rail Traffic in Week 18
    Market Realist2 months ago

    An Overview of Kansas City Southern’s Rail Traffic in Week 18

    In Week 18 of this year, Kansas City Southern’s (KSU) carload traffic rose 3.7% YoY (year-over-year) to ~24,000 units from ~23,200. The US-Mexico railway’s freight volume growth has fluctuated recently. In comparison, US railroads’ (IYT) gained 6.4% in Week 18.

  • How CSX’s Freight Volumes Trended in Week 18
    Market Realist2 months ago

    How CSX’s Freight Volumes Trended in Week 18

    In Week 18, major eastern US rail carrier CSX’s (CSX) carload traffic fell marginally YoY (year-over-year), by 0.22% to ~69,400 units from ~69,500. Throughout much of 2018, the Florida-based rail giant has reported YoY railcar traffic decline, though it seems to be getting back on track. In contrast, rival Norfolk Southern’s (NSC) carload traffic grew 10.2% in Week 18, and US railroads’ grew 6.4%.