|Bid||103.48 x 100|
|Ask||103.54 x 200|
|Day's range||101.48 - 103.53|
|52-week range||79.05 - 109.13|
|PE ratio (TTM)||20.83|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||1.44 (1.41%)|
|1y target est||N/A|
CSX's results in the third quarter are hurt by lower merchandise revenues. Operating ratio in the quarter, however, improved. The company is looking to drive its bottom line by cutting costs.
Kansas City Southen's railcar traffic was ~27,000 units last year, compared with ~25,000 carloads in the week ended October 8, 2016.
The AAR's weekly data reflected a 6.3% rise in overall rail freight traffic in the US, reaching ~555,000 intermodal units and carloads in the 40th week of 2017.
J.B. Hunt's (JBHT) bottom line in the third quarter was hurt by higher costs. The recent hurricanes also contributed to the earnings miss. The revenue beat is, however, encouraging.
A total of 19 analysts are covering Kansas City Southern (KSU). Three of them (15.8%) have rated KSU a “strong buy.”
The current market consumption of energy products could need the support of additional storage capacity plus better distribution models across Mexico.
For 2017, analysts expect KSU to post 35.7% in operating margins, indicating an improvement of 60 basis points over the previous year.
Analysts surveyed by Thomson Reuters are expecting Kansas City Southern (KSU) to report revenue of $655.4 million in 3Q17.
Kansas City Southern (KSU), the smallest US Class I railroad, will release its 3Q17 earnings before the markets open on October 20, 2017.
Last week, the 39th week of 2017 (ended September 30), Kansas City Southern's railcar volumes rose 5.6% on a YoY (year-over-year) basis.
On October 4, the AAR (Association of American Railroads) released the North American freight data for the 39th week of 2017, which showed a ~2% rise overall.
Kansas City Southern (KSU) saw its railcar volumes fall 0.3% to ~26,000 railcars last week (ended September 23, 2017).
US rail freight volumes were rising on a year-over-year basis until the third week of August 2017, but Hurricanes Harvey and Irma disrupted the pace.
Manufacturers are burning through plastics and chemicals inventories as petrochemical plants and rail companies restore service in the wake of Harvey.
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