|Bid||109.892 x 40000|
|Ask||110.892 x 40000|
|Day's range||109.815 - 109.815|
|52-week range||81.597 - 117.040|
|PE ratio (TTM)||17.84|
|Dividend & yield||2.36 (2.18%)|
|1y target est||N/A|
Last week (ended October 7), NSC reported a 4.4% rise in railcar volumes, reaching ~71,000 units, compared with ~68,000 units in the week ended October 8, 2016.
Fred Ehlers, 32-year company veteran, has helped lead Norfolk Southern’s efforts to optimize train operations and improve e-commerce capabilities.
Norfolk Southern's (NSC) investor-friendly approach bodes well for the stock. Moreover, its decision to boost the company's buyback program is aimed at driving the bottom line.
Last week (ended September 23), Norfolk Southern's railcar traffic grew 6.4%, reaching ~72,000, compared with 67,500 units in the same week last year.