Norfolk Southern/NSC

$243.22

1.62%
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About Norfolk Southern

Norfolk Southern Corporation is a holding company, which is engaged in the rail transportation business. The Company is engaged in the rail transportation of raw materials, intermediate products, and finished goods in the Southeast, East, and Midwest and, via interchange with rail carriers, to and from the rest of the United States. The Company also transports overseas freight through several Atlantic and Gulf Coast ports. It offers an intermodal network in the eastern half of the United States. Its railroad operations system reaches various manufacturing plants, electric generating facilities, mines, distribution centers and transload facilities. It is also a transporter of industrial products, including agricultural, forest and consumer products, chemicals, and metals and construction materials. It serves every container port and a principal carrier of coal, automobiles and automotive parts. It operates Great Lakes Reload (GLR) property in Chicago, a transload and warehouse facility.

Ticker

NSC

Sector

Industrials

Trading on

NYSE

Industry

Railroads

CEO

Alan Shaw

Employees

20,700

Headquarters

Atlanta, United States

Norfolk Southern Metrics

BasicAdvanced
$55.47B
Market cap
30.58
P/E ratio
$8.03
EPS
1.29
Beta
$5.40
Dividend rate
2.2%
Dividend yield
$55.47B
1.28653
$263.66
$183.09
1.35M
$5.40
1.243
1.142
134.379
134.41
67.12%
5.49%
4.54%
14.31%
4.86%
30.584
4.563
4.336
4.34
1.8%
2.2%
2.2%
-4.62%
-42.17%
7.49%
0.78%
12.82%

What the Analysts think about Norfolk Southern

Analyst Ratings

Majority rating from 25 analysts.
Hold

Price Targets

Average projection from 21 analysts.
11.71% upside
High $305.00
Low $237.00
$243.22
Current price
$271.69
Average price target

Norfolk Southern Financial Performance

Income StatementBalance sheetCash Flow

Income Statement

Revenues and expenses
17.14% profit margin
QuarterlyAnnual
Q4 23
QoQ growth
Revenue
$3.07B
3.43%
Net income
$527M
10.25%
Profit margin
17.14%
6.59%

Norfolk Southern Earnings Performance

Earnings per share (EPS)

Company profitability
Missed by 1.31%
QuarterlyAnnual
Q1 23
Q2 23
Q3 23
Q4 23
Q1 24
Actual
$3.32
$2.95
$2.65
$2.83
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Expected
$3.12
$3.11
$2.69
$2.87
$2.59
Surprise
6.27%
-5.26%
-1.34%
-1.31%
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FAQs

What’s the current market cap for Norfolk Southern stock?

Norfolk Southern (NSC) has a market cap of $55.47B as of April 18, 2024.

What is the P/E ratio for Norfolk Southern stock?

The price to earnings (P/E) ratio for Norfolk Southern (NSC) stock is 30.58 as of April 18, 2024.

Does Norfolk Southern stock pay dividends?

Yes, the Norfolk Southern (NSC) stock pays dividends to shareholders. As of April 18, 2024, the dividend rate is $5.4 and the yield is 2.2%. Norfolk Southern has a payout ratio of 67.12% on a trailing twelve-month basis.

When is the next Norfolk Southern dividend payment date?

The next Norfolk Southern (NSC) dividend payment date is unconfirmed.

What is the beta indicator for Norfolk Southern?

Norfolk Southern (NSC) has a beta rating of 1.29. This means that it is more volatile than the market, on average. A beta of 1 would indicate the stock moves in-line with the market, while a beta of 2 would indicate the stock moves twice as much as the market.

What is the Norfolk Southern stock price target?

The target price for Norfolk Southern (NSC) stock is $271.69, which is 11.71% above the current price of $243.22. This is an average based on projections from 21 analysts, and represents their view of what the stock price could be in 12 or 18 months. This should not be seen as investment advice - Lightyear does not carry out investment research.

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