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Kansas City Southern (KSU)

NYSE: KSU · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
272.43 0.74 (0.27%)
Sep 24, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Market Cap24.78B
Revenue (ttm)2.81B
Net Income (ttm)129.80M
Shares Out90.77M
EPS (ttm)1.41
PE Ratio192.67
Forward PE26.46
Dividend$1.92 (0.70%)
Ex-Dividend DateSep 10, 2021
Volume526,064
Open270.38
Previous Close271.69
Day's Range270.38 - 272.82
52-Week Range170.35 - 314.21
Beta1.08
AnalystsBuy
Price Target288.46 (+5.9%)
Est. Earnings DateOct 22, 2021

About KSU

Kansas City Southern, a transportation holding company, provides domestic and international rail transportation services in North America. The company serves a ten-state region in the Midwest and southeast regions of the United States and has the shortest north/south rail route between Kansas City, Missouri, and ports along the Gulf of Mexico in Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas. It operates a commercial corridor of the Mexican railroad system and has its direct rail passageway between Mexico City and Laredo, Texas. The company provide...

IndustryRoad & Rail
Founded1887
CEOPatrick Ottensmeyer
Employees6,522
Stock ExchangeNYSE
Ticker SymbolKSU
Full Company Profile

Financial Performance

In 2020, KSU's revenue was $2.63 billion, a decrease of -8.14% compared to the previous year's $2.87 billion. Earnings were $617.00 million, an increase of 14.49%.

Financial Statements

Analyst Forecast

According to 21 analysts, the average rating for KSU stock is "Buy." The 12-month stock price forecast is 288.46, which is an increase of 5.88% from the latest price.

Price Target
$288.46
(5.88% upside)
Analyst Consensus: Buy

News

KCS, CP outline growth opportunities post-merger

With the love triangle between Kansas City Southern, CN and Canadian Pacific behind them, KCS and CP are forging ahead with seeking opportunities to expand service and volumes for intermodal and automot...

Other symbols:CP
1 week ago - FreightWaves

Kansas City Southern Ranked Among Today's Top Buys As Jobless Claims Continue To Hover Around Pandemic-Era Lows

To close this week, the Dow Jones lost about 40 points, the S&P 500 dipped 0.2%, and the Nasdaq lost 0.2%. Make the most of this market with today's Top Buys from Q.ai's artificial intelligence.

1 week ago - Forbes

Kansas City Southern and Canadian Pacific CEOs on mega railroad merger

CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" team discusses a big merger between rail companies with Kansas City Southern CEO Patrick Ottensmeyer and Canadian Pacific CEO Keith Creel.

Other symbols:CP
1 week ago - CNBC Television

CP to Acquire KSU as CNI Backs out From the Buyout Fray

The CP- KSU $31-billion deal is expected to close in the first quarter of 2022.

Other symbols:CNICPHRI
1 week ago - Zacks Investment Research

The Real Winner of the Kansas City Southern Deal

On Wednesday, in the latest twist to the great North American railroad merger saga, Kansas City Southern ( KSU , Financial) announced that it has terminated its deal to be acquired by Canadian National ...

1 week ago - GuruFocus

KCS agrees to merge with CP, nixes plans with CN

The love triangle appears to have ended: Kansas City Southern has terminated plans to merge with Canadian railway CN and has agreed to merge with rival suitor Canadian Pacific. CP and KCS confirmed Wedn...

Other symbols:CP
1 week ago - FreightWaves

Canadian Pacific and Kansas City Southern Execute Agreement to Combine, Creating First Single-Line Rail Network Linki...

Stock and Cash Transaction Represents an Enterprise Value of Approximately $31 Billion Expected to Create Annualized Synergies of Approximately $1 Billion within Three Years Historic Combination Enhance...

Other symbols:CP
1 week ago - PRNewsWire

Canadian National scraps $29.6 billion offer for Kansas City Southern

Canadian National Railway Co said on Wednesday it would not proceed with its $29.6 billion offer for Kansas City Southern, citing regulatory hurdles and paving the way for the U.S. railroad to be bought...

Other symbols:CNI
1 week ago - Reuters

Canadian National not to proceed with deal for Kansas City Southern

Canadian National Railway Co said on Wednesday it would not proceed with its $29.6 billion offer to buy Kansas City Southern, paving the way for the U.S. railroad operator to be bought by rival Canadian...

Other symbols:CNI
1 week ago - Reuters

Kansas City Southern Reverses Course, Favors Canadian Pacific Again

The battle to create a North American railroad might be nearing its endgame.

Other symbols:CP
1 week ago - The Motley Fool

Here's Why You Should Retain Kansas City Southern (KSU) Now

Strong shareholder-friendly measures and improving operating ratio aid Kansas City Southern (KSU). However, substantial weakness in certain segments is a concern.

1 week ago - Zacks Investment Research

KC Southern determines Canadian Pacific bid to be superior

The "Squawk on the Street" team discusses the battle to acquire Kansas City Southern.

Other symbols:CP
1 week ago - CNBC Television

21st Anniversary KCS Holiday Express to Benefit The Salvation Army in 21 Communities

KANSAS CITY, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kansas City Southern (KCS) (NYSE: KSU) announced today that it will celebrate the 21st anniversary of its KCS Holiday Express program and partnership with The Salvatio...

1 week ago - Business Wire

KCS declares Canadian Pacific's merger offer as ‘superior'

Kansas City Southern's board of directors confirmed that it has declared Canadian Pacific's bid to acquire KCS as “superior,” thus diminishing the prospects of an acquisition by rival CN. “The KCS Board...

Other symbols:CP
2 weeks ago - FreightWaves

Kansas City Southern determines Canadian Pacific bid superior to other offer

(Reuters) -Kansas City Southern said on Sunday it has received a revised proposal from Canadian Pacific, which the board determined was superior to the offer from Canadian National Railway.

Other symbols:CP
2 weeks ago - Reuters

Kansas City Southern Ranked Among Today's Trending Stocks Amid Market Movers Like Covid, Tapering Talk, And More

Q.ai runs daily factor models to get the most up-to-date reading on stocks and ETFs. Today, our deep-learning algorithms have identified Kansas City Southern among others.

2 weeks ago - Forbes

Kansas City Southern in talks on Canadian Pacific's $31B bid

Kansas City Southern is in talks with Canadian Pacific to determine whether its $31 billion bid for the railroad is the best offer on the table after regulators rejected a key part of Canadian National'...

Other symbols:CP
2 weeks ago - Fox Business

KSU to Reconsider CP's $31 Billion Offer, To Open a Dialogue

Kansas City Southern's (KSU) willingness to interact over its takeover by Canadian Pacific (CP) pleases the latter.

Other symbols:CNICPUNP
2 weeks ago - Zacks Investment Research

Kansas City Southern Board of Directors Determines Proposal From Canadian Pacific Railway Could Reasonably Be Expecte...

KANSAS CITY, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kansas City Southern (NYSE: KSU) (“KCS”) today announced that its Board of Directors has unanimously determined, after consultation with the Company's outside legal an...

3 weeks ago - Business Wire

KCS punts merger vote until late September

Kansas City Southern shareholders are holding off on voting on merger proposals from CN and, apparently, Canadian Pacific until late September. The announcement of the postponement referenced votes “on ...

Other symbols:CP
3 weeks ago - FreightWaves

Kansas City Southern Adjourns Special Meeting of Stockholders until September 24, 2021

KANSAS CITY, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kansas City Southern (NYSE: KSU) (“KCS”) today announced that it has adjourned the Special Meeting of Stockholders (the “Special Meeting”) for KCS stockholders to vote...

3 weeks ago - Business Wire

KCS shareholders in hot seat as CP sets deadline on merger offer

It's up to Kansas City Southern's shareholders now to determine whether the railway will continue its plan to merge with CN or revert to Canadian Pacific. CP President and CEO Keith Creel is standing fi...

Other symbols:CP
3 weeks ago - FreightWaves

The unfolding of the Kansas City Southern takeover saga

The U.S. rail regulator on Tuesday rejected a voting trust structure that would have allowed Canadian National Railway Co to proceed with its $29 billion proposed acquisition of U.S. peer Kansas City So...

3 weeks ago - Reuters

Kansas City Southern and Canadian National deal gets derailed by U.S. regulator and activist

CNBC's David Faber reports on the railway deal between Canadian National Railway and Kansas City Southern, and why U.S. regulators ruled against the deal.

Other symbols:CNI
3 weeks ago - CNBC Television

Markets cheer as Kansas City puts off shareholder meet after deal setback

Kansas City Southern on Wednesday pushed back a vote on its proposed $29 billion sale to Canadian National Railway as financial investors bet a decision by the U.S. regulator had derailed the deal.

Other symbols:CNI
3 weeks ago - Reuters