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Norfolk Southern Corporation (NSC)

Stock Price: $289.81 USD 2.84 (0.99%)
Updated May 7, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Market Cap 72.52B
Revenue (ttm) 9.80B
Net Income (ttm) 2.31B
Shares Out 251.91M
EPS (ttm) 9.03
PE Ratio 32.09
Forward PE 25.13
Dividend $3.81
Dividend Yield 1.31%
Trading Day May 7
Last Price $289.81
Previous Close $286.97
Change ($) 2.84
Change (%) 0.99%
Day's Open 287.87
Day's Range 285.80 - 290.26
Day's Volume 943,555
52-Week Range 154.88 - 290.26

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The S&P 500 stocks saw their aggregate trailing 12-month real revenue per share increase at a compound annual growth rate of approximately 2% over the past five years. The share price of the benchmark i...

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1 week ago - GuruFocus

Norfolk Southern (NYSE: NSC) is in the midst of deploying longer trains and increasing car velocity as ways to enhance the railroad's productivity, executives said during a call on Wednesday to discuss ...

1 week ago - FreightWaves

Norfolk Southern's (NSC) Q1 results benefit from higher volumes and reduced costs.

1 week ago - Zacks Investment Research

Norfolk Southern (NSC) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 4.31% and 0.97%, respectively, for the quarter ended March 2021. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

1 week ago - Zacks Investment Research

Norfolk Southern (NYSE: NSC) reached an all-time quarterly record operating ratio (OR) in the first quarter amid a 7% increase in operating income. Norfolk Southern's (NS) OR was 61.5% in the first quar...

1 week ago - FreightWaves

NORFOLK, Va., April 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) today reported first-quarter 2021 financial results.

1 week ago - PRNewsWire

NORFOLK, Va., April 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) today announced a regular quarterly dividend of 99 cents per share on its common stock.

1 week ago - PRNewsWire

Norfolk Southern stock (NYSE: NSC) is scheduled to report its Q1 2021 results on Wednesday, April 28. We expect Norfolk Southern to likely post revenue and earnings above the street expectations, due to...

1 week ago - Forbes

NORFOLK, Va., April 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE:NSC) announced today that its board of directors has elected Frank Voyack as the company's vice president of government re...

1 week ago - PRNewsWire

Volume weakness is likely to have hurt Norfolk Southern's (NSC) first-quarter 2021 performance. Meanwhile, improvement in operating ratio is likely to have aided.

2 weeks ago - Zacks Investment Research

NORFOLK, Va., April 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) will announce its first-quarter financial results during a conference call and live internet webcast at 8:45 a.m.

1 month ago - PRNewsWire

We believe that there are several transportation stocks that are currently better valued than Norfolk Southern. Norfolk Southern's current market cap-to-operating income ratio of 22x is much higher than...

1 month ago - Forbes

All of the publicly traded Class I railroads presented at investment bank JP Morgan's industrial conference last week. Here are some themes expressed through the multiday event: Weather dents February's...

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1 month ago - FreightWaves

It's the latest sign of rotation on Wall Street.

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1 month ago - The Motley Fool

The U.S. railroad industry seems ready to continue its turnaround after being affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, making it wise to look at names like Norfolk Southern (NSC) and Union Pacific (UNP)

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1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

NORFOLK, Va., March 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Mark R.

2 months ago - PRNewsWire

Glenview Capital Management recently disclosed its portfolio updates for the fourth quarter of 2020, which ended on Dec. 31.

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2 months ago - GuruFocus

U.S. District Court Judge Paul A. Friedman determined Friday that four railroads — Union Pacific (NYSE: UNP), BNSF (NYSE: BRK), CSX (NASDAQ: CSX) and Norfolk Southern (NYSE: NSC) — must include certain ...

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2 months ago - FreightWaves

After a rise of over 2x from its March 2020 lows, at the current price of $253 per share, Norfolk Southern stock, one of the largest railroad companies in the Eastern United States, appears to be fully ...

2 months ago - Forbes

NORFOLK, Va., Feb. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern (NYSE: NSC) announced today that its board of directors has elected Hunt Cary, a 28-year railroad veteran, as vice president operations effic...

2 months ago - PRNewsWire

NORFOLK, Va., Feb. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Mark R. George and Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing O...

3 months ago - PRNewsWire

Norfolk Southern CEO on how the company has transformed over the decades

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Norfolk Southern has greatly reduced its reliance on coal over the past three decades, CEO Jim Squires said.

3 months ago - CNBC Television

The Q4 earnings reports have led to rough trading in transport ETFs over the past 10 days.

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3 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

In this article series, we provide a summary of upcoming ex-dividend dates.

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3 months ago - Seeking Alpha

With the scenario brightening for the transportation stocks, we believe, Norfolk Southern (NSC), Canadian National (CNI), J.B. Hunt (JBHT) and GATX that raised dividends recently, should be on an invest...

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3 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

Class I rail executives are hoping anticipated higher North American intermodal volumes will be a moneymaker for their companies in 2021. The COVID-19 pandemic is continuing to spur high e-commerce leve...

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3 months ago - FreightWaves

The company's latest quarterly report shows why it's on track to become an even better holding for dividend investors.

3 months ago - The Motley Fool

Norfolk Southern (NYSE: NSC) has begun to focus more on lengthening trains and increasing train weights as a way to keep costs down and increase network productivity, according to executives on the comp...

3 months ago - FreightWaves

Norfolk Southern Corporation's (NSC) CEO Jim Squires on Q4 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

3 months ago - Seeking Alpha

Low operating expenses aid Norfolk Southern's (NSC) bottom line in Q4.

3 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

Norfolk Southern (NSC) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 6.45% and 0.65%, respectively, for the quarter ended December 2020. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

3 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

Norfolk Southern's (NYSE: NSC) fourth-quarter net income rose 1% as an 8% decrease in operating expenses helped to offset a 4% decline in operating revenues. Norfolk Southern's (NS) net profit was $671 ...

3 months ago - FreightWaves

Shares of Norfolk Southern (NYSE:NSC) fell 0.1% in pre-market trading after the company reported Q4 results. Quarterly Results Earnings per share were up 3.53% over the past year to $2.64, which beat th...

3 months ago - Benzinga

NORFOLK, Va., Jan. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) today announced that its board of directors approved a 5% increase in its quarterly dividend on the company's common ...

3 months ago - PRNewsWire

On Wednesday, January 27, Norfolk Southern (NYSE:NSC) will release its latest earnings report. Benzinga's outlook for Norfolk Southern is included in the following report.

3 months ago - Benzinga

In an equity market that's starting to look expensive, are these three stocks still a good value?

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3 months ago - The Motley Fool

Norfolk Southern's (NSC) Q4 results might reflect softness in volumes due to coronavirus-induced freight slowdown. However, reduced costs are expected to have aided the bottom line.

3 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

In December, we received $4,699.20 in dividend income. That is a 23.4% increase compared to last year. We received $3,500 from our retirement accounts this month alone. In total, our dividend income inc...

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3 months ago - Seeking Alpha

The U.S. operations of the Class I railroads employed the fewest number of employees in 2020 since at least 2012. Headcount at U.S. Class I rail operations totaled 120,492 employees last year, a 14% dec...

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3 months ago - FreightWaves

UPS (NYSE: UPS) and Norfolk Southern (NYSE: NSC) said they are looking into whether employee health data was compromised after hackers posted medical records of truck drivers and rail workers to a leak ...

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3 months ago - FreightWaves

The anticipated spurt in freight volumes for 2021 augurs well for the railroads like Union Pacific (UNP) Norfolk Southern (NSC) and CSX Corporation (CSX).

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4 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

We finally made it: 2021 is here. Hopefully, many of the issues that were difficult in 2020 will start to fade this year as the country returns to a more normal status.

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4 months ago - 24/7 Wall Street

NORFOLK, Va., Dec. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) will announce its fourth-quarter financial results during a conference call and live internet webcast at 8:45 a.m. ES...

4 months ago - PRNewsWire

Norfolk Southern (NYSE: NSC) has told employees within its mechanical department that it will be furloughing workers. The furloughs, which Norfolk Southern (NS) says will take place across multiple loca...

4 months ago - FreightWaves

Canadian railway CN (NYSE: CNI) has partnered with others to develop a high-tech logistics near the Port of Mobile in Alabama for the export of plastics resins or pellets. CN, Mississippi Export Railroa...

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4 months ago - FreightWaves

Weakness in the coal segment and low volumes hurt Norfolk Southern (NSC). However, the company's strong liquidity position is a tailwind.

4 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

NSC's Q3 revenue fell in the double digit percentage range. Management maintained margins via cost containment efforts. Industry rail traffic gained traction in December. Rail traffic should rebound aft...

4 months ago - Seeking Alpha

U.S. carload volume on a weekly basis is almost at the same level as a year ago, with last week's volumes down by only 1.4%, according to data from the Association of American Railroads. U.S. carload tr...

4 months ago - FreightWaves

Train lengths, e-commerce and mergers and acquisitions were among the topics discussed by four Class I railroads at the Credit Suisse 8th Annual Industrials Conference last week. Here are some highlight...

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4 months ago - FreightWaves

The Surface Transportation Board is planning to consider a voluntary arbitration program aimed at addressing small rate disputes. The board intends to conduct a rulemaking proceeding on this issue, acco...

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5 months ago - FreightWaves

About NSC

Norfolk Southern Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the rail transportation of raw materials, intermediate products, and finished goods in the United States. The company transports industrial products, including agriculture, forest and consumer products, chemicals, and metals and construction materials; and coal, automobiles, and automotive parts. It also transports overseas freight through various Atlantic and Gulf Coast ports; and provides commuter passenger services. As of December 31, 2020, the company operated approxim... [Read more...]

Industry
Railroads
CEO
James Squires
Employees
19,100
Stock Exchange
NYSE
Ticker Symbol
NSC
Full Company Profile

Financial Performance

In 2020, NSC's revenue was $9.79 billion, a decrease of -13.34% compared to the previous year's $11.30 billion. Earnings were $2.01 billion, a decrease of -26.05%.

Financial Statements

Analyst Forecasts

According to 27 analysts, the average rating for NSC stock is "Buy." The 12-month stock price forecast is 293.50, which is an increase of 1.27% from the latest price.

Price Target
$293.50
(1.27% upside)
Analyst Consensus: Buy