Norfolk Southern Corporation (NSC)

NYSE: NSC · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
+1.63 (0.63%)
Aug 12, 2022 4:04 PM EDT - Market closed
Market Cap 61.50B
Revenue (ttm) 11.87B
Net Income (ttm) 3.04B
Shares Out 234.87M
EPS (ttm) 12.67
PE Ratio 20.67
Forward PE 18.69
Dividend $4.81 (1.84%)
Ex-Dividend Date Aug 5, 2022
Volume 856,806
Open 261.10
Previous Close 260.21
Day's Range 260.18 - 261.95
52-Week Range 217.00 - 299.20
Beta 1.32
Analysts Buy
Price Target 269.55 (+2.9%)
Earnings Date Jul 27, 2022

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 agriculture, forest, and consumer products comprising soybeans, wheat, corn, fertilizers, livestock and poultry feed, food products, food oils, flour, sweeteners, ethanol, lumber and wood products, pulp board and paper products, wood fibers, wood pulp, scrap paper, beverages, canned goods, and consumer products; chemicals consist of sulfur and re... [Read more...]

Industry Road & Rail
CEO James Squires
Employees 18,100
Stock Exchange NYSE
Ticker Symbol NSC
Full Company Profile

Financial Performance

In 2021, NSC's revenue was $11.14 billion, an increase of 13.82% compared to the previous year's $9.79 billion. Earnings were $3.01 billion, an increase of 49.28%.

Financial Statements

Analyst Forecast

According to 32 analysts, the average rating for NSC stock is "Buy." The 12-month stock price forecast is 269.55, which is an increase of 2.94% from the latest price.

Price Target
(2.94% upside)
Analyst Consensus: Buy
Stock Forecasts


Norfolk Southern to present at Deutsche Bank 2022 Transportation Conference

ATLANTA , Aug. 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) President and Chief Executive Officer Alan H. Shaw will make a presentation at the Deutsche Bank 2022 Transportation Conf...

Customers at the center of Norfolk Southern sustainability program

2022 ESG report highlights progress delivering low-carbon economy ATLANTA , Aug. 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) today released its 15th annual Environmental, Social, a...

Overall US Class I rail headcount flat despite efforts to boost hiring

Despite headcount gains over the first six months of 2022 for train and engine employees working for the U.S. operations of the Class I railroads, the six-month average accounting for all categories of ...

Norfolk Southern Declares Quarterly Dividend

ATLANTA , July 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) today announced a regular quarterly dividend of $1.24 per share on its common stock. The company has paid a dividend on i...

Children of railroaders benefit from new $1.2 million scholarship fund

Norfolk Southern launches annual program supporting college students ATLANTA , July 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- One hundred children of Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) employees will receive colle...

Norfolk Southern modifies operations to improve rail service

Tweaking existing operations and layering on the new operating plan for intermodal and bulk movements have been key activities for Norfolk Southern in the second quarter as the railroad seeks to improve...

Norfolk Southern boosts conductor trainees more than 700% to fight off labor shortages

Shares of Norfolk Southern Corp. sank Wednesday, after the railroad operator reported second-quarter revenue that rose above expectations but volume that declined and profit that missed, as fuel and mat...

Norfolk Southern (NSC) Q2 Earnings & Revenues Top, Rise Y/Y

Norfolk Southern (NSC) second-quarter 2022 earnings and revenues increase year over year.

Norfolk Southern (NSC) Q2 Earnings and Revenues Beat Estimates

Norfolk Southern (NSC) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 0.29% and 3.66%, respectively, for the quarter ended June 2022. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Norfolk Southern revenue beats expectations but profit comes up shy amid rising costs

Norfolk Southern Corp. NSC, -0.93% reported Wednesday second-quarter profit that came up shy of expectations while revenue beat, as rising costs led to lower margins. The railroad operator's stock was s...

Norfolk Southern reports second quarter 2022 results

ATLANTA , July 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) today announced second quarter 2022 financial results which included quarterly records for railway operating revenues, in...

Norfolk Southern to increase conductor trainee pay to $25 an hour and add biweekly $300 incentive

Norfolk Southern Corp. NSC, +0.71% said Thursday it is increasing pay for its conductor trainees to $25 an hour with a minimum fo $200 in earnings per shift. The railroad operator said it's also offerin...

Norfolk Southern increases conductor trainee pay to $25 an hour; adds biweekly $300 incentive

Trainees eligible for starting bonuses of up to $5,000 in priority locations ATLANTA , July 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) today announced that it has increased Conduc...

Will Volume Woes Mar Norfolk Southern's (NSC) Q2 Earnings?

High fuel costs are likely to have hit Norfolk Southern's (NSC) bottom-line performance in Q2.

Norfolk Southern (NSC) Reports Next Week: Wall Street Expects Earnings Growth

Norfolk Southern (NSC) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

Will Norfolk Southern Stock Move Higher Following Q2 Results?

Revenues expected to be aligned with the consensus estimates Trefis estimates Norfolk Southern's Q2 2022 revenues to be around $3.1 billion, reflecting an 11% y-o-y growth and aligning with the consensu...

Railroads Are a Solid Defensive Investment

Investing in the current environment is challenging, and there is really no other way of putting it. There are substantial macroeconomic headwinds that threaten to hit growth and curb investment plans, ...

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Why Stifel Analysts Upgraded These Rail Stocks To A Buy: 'It Shouldn't Be As Bad As 2006-2009'

CSX Corporation (NASDAQ: CSX) and Norfolk Southern Corp. (NYSE: NSC) traded higher on Friday after Stifel upgraded the two companies from a Hold rating to a Buy rating. In the recent industry report, Be...

Other symbols: CSX

Factors to Decide the Fate of CSX This Earnings Season

Higher revenues are likely to have aided CSX's Q2 performance.

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Why Norfolk Southern (NSC) Could Beat Earnings Estimates Again

Norfolk Southern (NSC) has an impressive earnings surprise history and currently possesses the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely beat in its next quarterly report.

Union Pacific, Norfolk Southern stocks drop after JPMorgan downgrades, citing recession risks

Shares of Union Pacific Corp. sank 1.6% and Norfolk Southern Corp. dropped 0.8% in midday trading Tuesday, after JPMorgan analyst Brian Ossenbeck downgraded both railroad operators to neutral from overw...

Other symbols: UNP

Norfolk Southern to Announce Q2 2022 Earnings on July 27

ATLANTA , July 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) will announce its second-quarter financial results during a live conference call and internet webcast at 8:45 a.m. ET on W...

Why Norfolk Southern (NSC) is a Great Dividend Stock Right Now

Dividends are one of the best benefits to being a shareholder, but finding a great dividend stock is no easy task. Does Norfolk Southern (NSC) have what it takes?

Why Investors Should Buy Norfolk Southern (NSC) Stock Now

Efforts to reward its shareholders through dividends and buybacks bode well for Norfolk Southern (NSC).

Norfolk Southern launches new intermodal operating plan

NS introduces new operating plan for intermodal shipments Norfolk Southern has officially launched its new operating plan aimed at boosting intermodal service. It's called TOP|SPG, standing for “Thoroug...