|Bid||0.00 x 1100|
|Ask||150.00 x 2200|
|Day's range||147.74 - 149.73|
|52-week range||109.83 - 165.63|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.68|
|PE ratio (TTM)||10.30|
|Earnings date||25 Oct 2018|
|Forward dividend & yield||3.20 (2.13%)|
|1y target est||168.58|
In the third quarter, the railroad’s intermodal revenues expanded 12.1% YoY (year-over-year) to $500.0 million from $446.0 million in the third quarter of 2017. Intermodal’s revenue contribution to CSX’s total operating revenues declined 0.3% to 16.0% in the quarter from 16.3% in the third quarter of 2017. CSX’s intermodal shipments rose 3.0% YoY in the third quarter to 739,000 containers and trailers from 718,000 units in the third quarter of 2017.
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J.B. Hunt Transport Services’ (JBHT) ICS (Integrated Capacity Solutions) segment’s revenues were $346.0 million in the third quarter—up 28.6% YoY (year-over-year) from $269.0 million. For J.B. Hunt, this non-asset-based segment is the third-largest total revenue source.
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The DCS (Dedicated Contract Services) segment is J.B. Hunt Transport’s (JBHT) second-largest segment in terms of revenues. In the third quarter, the segment’s revenue share was 24.7%—up 0.9% from 23.8% in the third quarter of 2017. The segment’s third-quarter revenues rose 24% YoY to $543.0 million from $438.0 million in the third quarter of 2017.
Major Western US railroad company Union Pacific (UNP) recorded a ~1% YoY (year-over-year) fall in Week 40 carload traffic. In the week, the company carried ~95,300 railcars sans intermodal units compared to ~96,300 in the comparable week of 2017.
On October 10, the AAR (Association of American Railroads) released the weekly traffic data for Week 40, which ended on October 6. The rail data are divided into carload traffic and intermodal units. Intermodal units are expressed in containers and truck trailers. There are 12 major North American railroad companies that submit weekly data to the AAR.
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Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) registered 6% YoY (year-over-year) carload traffic growth in week 39. CP moved ~37,100 railcars excluding intermodal traffic in the week compared to ~35,000 units in the same week last year. The railroad’s YoY rail traffic volume gain of 2.8% was in third place during the week. Union Pacific (UNP) remained in first place with 4.9% gains. CSX (CSX) with a 4% gain ranked second. Kansas City Southern (KSU) ranked fourth in terms of week 39’s total volume gains.
In week 39, Canadian National Railway (CNI) recorded a 1.4% YoY (year-over-year) carload traffic gain. The railroad moved ~67,300 railcars excluding intermodal traffic from ~66,400 units in the comparable period of 2017.
Kansas City Southern (KSU), the smallest US class I railroad, reported a marginal loss of 0.7% YoY (year-over-year) in carload traffic in week 39. The railroad hauled slightly more than 26,000 carloads during the week. KSU’s carload traffic trended in the reverse direction compared to 0.5% YoY gains reported by US railroad (XTN) companies in the week.
CSX (CSX), a major Eastern US railroad, reported 5.9% YoY (year-over-year) growth in week 39 carload traffic. The company moved ~73,100 railcars excluding intermodal units in the week compared to 69,000 units in the same period last year.
Union Pacific (UNP), BNSF Railway’s competitor in the Western US, reported a 2.3% YoY (year-over-year) carload traffic slump in week 39. UNP hauled ~95,800 railcars except for intermodal units compared to ~98,000 in the corresponding week of 2017. The decline in Union Pacific’s carload traffic was offset by 14.2% YoY gains in Week 39 intermodal traffic. The railroad was in the top position for week 39 rail traffic gains with 4.9% gains. UNP’s carload traffic loss was in contrast with rival BNSF Railway’s (BRK.B) 3.9% gains and US railroads’ 3.7% gains in the week.
In week 39, Berkshire-Hathaway-owned BNSF Railway (BRK.B) registered a 3.9% YoY (year-over-year) carload traffic rise. The Western US railroad hauled ~105,000 railcars excluding intermodal traffic in the week compared to ~101,100 units in week 39 last year.
The AAR (Association of American Railroads) published its weekly traffic data on October 3. The data pertained to 12 major North American railroads during week 39, which ended on September 29. The rail traffic data is grouped into carload traffic and intermodal units. Intermodal units are expressed in containers and truck trailers.
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