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Norfolk Southern Corporation (NSC)

Stock Price: $256.04 USD -0.88 (-0.34%)
Updated Jul 29, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
After-hours: $256.00 -0.04 (-0.02%) Jul 29, 7:03 PM
Market Cap 64.29B
Revenue (ttm) 10.52B
Net Income (ttm) 2.73B
Shares Out 250.24M
EPS (ttm) 9.03
PE Ratio 28.35
Forward PE 23.04
Dividend $3.81
Dividend Yield 1.49%
Trading Day July 29
Last Price $256.04
Previous Close $256.92
Change ($) -0.88
Change (%) -0.34%
Day's Open 257.61
Day's Range 255.90 - 260.38
Day's Volume 1,011,042
52-Week Range 181.87 - 295.14

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Norfolk Southern's (NSC) Q2 results reflect significant recovery from the year-ago period, with revenues rising 34% year over year on 25% increase in volumes.

1 day ago - Zacks Investment Research

Norfolk Southern (NSC) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 11.56% and 1.74%, respectively, for the quarter ended June 2021. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

1 day ago - Zacks Investment Research

A 34% increase in operating revenue, including gains for coal and intermodal, boosted Norfolk Southern's net profit for the second quarter of 2021. NS (NYSE: NSC) reported record second-quarter 2021 net...

1 day ago - FreightWaves

Norfolk Southern Corp. (NYSE: NSC) reported second-quarter railway operating revenue growth of 34% year-over-year to $2.8 billion, reflecting a 25% increase in volume and a 7% increase in revenue per un...

1 day ago - Benzinga

NORFOLK, Va., July 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) today reported second-quarter 2021 financial results, which included second-quarter records for net income and dilute...

1 day ago - PRNewsWire

Norfolk Southern stock (NYSE: NSC) is scheduled to report its Q2 2021 results on Wednesday, July 28. We expect Norfolk Southern to likely post revenue and earnings largely in-line with the street expect...

2 days ago - Forbes

NORFOLK, Va., July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --  Norfolk  Southern Corporation (NYSE:NSC) today announced its science-based target to achieve a 42% reduction in scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas emissions intens...

3 days ago - PRNewsWire

Rising fuel price are likely to hurt Norfolk Southern's (NSC) second-quarter performance.

6 days ago - Zacks Investment Research

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.

1 week ago - Zacks Investment Research

The stock price of Norfolk Southern reached an all-time high of $290 in May this year before a larger sell-off in the railroad companies, especially on July 8, 2021, drove the stock price down nearly 12...

2 weeks ago - Forbes

Shares of Kansas City Southern (KSU), which is likely to be purchased by Canadian National (CNI) in 2022, decline the most in the railroad space on Jul 8.

Other stocks mentioned: CNI, CP, CSX, KSU, UNP
2 weeks ago - Zacks Investment Research

Norfolk Southern Corp. (NYSE:NSC) shares are trading higher by 3.4% at $262.44 Friday morning after Evercore ISI upgraded the stock from In-Line to Outperform and raised its price target from $301 to $3...

2 weeks ago - Benzinga

This sector was a big part of Thursday's stock market decline.

Other stocks mentioned: CNI, CP, CSX, KSU, UNP
2 weeks ago - The Motley Fool

In light of train operator Amtrak bolstering its fleet modernization project, five railroad companies with high business profitability as of Wednesday are Union Pacific Corp. ( UNP , Financial), CSX Cor...

Other stocks mentioned: CP, CSX, KSU, UNP
3 weeks ago - GuruFocus

Norfolk Southern is seeking to quickly repair potentially defective chassis across its network. About 5,100 chassis could be defective.

3 weeks ago - FreightWaves

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

3 weeks ago - PRNewsWire

In a world obsessed with price movements of stocks, it's easy to lose sight of what those prices represent -- the value of holding a company's future profit potential. One of the key ways that profit po...

4 weeks ago - Benzinga

Employment levels for the U.S operations of the Class I railroads in May were at their highest point in 2021 year to date, although overall headcount is still down year-over-year, according to data subm...

Other stocks mentioned: CNI, CP, KSU
1 month ago - FreightWaves

NORFOLK, Va., June 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern (NYSE: NSC) applauds 43 chemical customers who earned its 2020 Thoroughbred Chemical Safety Award for safely handling products regulated as h...

1 month ago - PRNewsWire

Tailwinds like buoyant freight revenues and cost curtailment bode well for the railroads like Union Pacific (UNP), CSX and Norfolk Southern (NSC).

Other stocks mentioned: CNI, CSX, KSU, UNP
1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

Kansas City Southern's chief innovation officer to retire Brian Hancock, Kansas City Southern's (NYSE: KSU) chief innovation officer, will retire from Kansas City Southern (KCS) effective July 2, accord...

Other stocks mentioned: KSU
1 month ago - FreightWaves

Norfolk Southern has seen its stock price rise 43% over the last one year, outperforming the broader markets, with the S&P500 up 32%. The company witnessed a decline in total volume of carloads shipped ...

1 month ago - Forbes

NORFOLK, Va., June 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern (NYSE:NSC) announced today that Jason Morris has been named vice president labor relations.

1 month ago - PRNewsWire

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Other stocks mentioned: BC, SWK
1 month ago - The Motley Fool

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1 month ago - CNBC Television

NORFOLK, Va., June 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Mark R.

1 month ago - PRNewsWire

Bullish freight scenario may turn the tide in favor of the railroad stocks like Union Pacific (UNP), Norfolk Southern (NSC) and Canadian Pacific (CP).

Other stocks mentioned: CP, CSX, KSU, UNP
1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

NORFOLK, Va., May 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Mark R.

2 months ago - PRNewsWire

NORFOLK, Va., May 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern (NYSE:NSC) announced today that the company is contributing $5 million to the Hampton Roads community on behalf of the many NS employees and r...

2 months ago - PRNewsWire

NORFOLK, Va., May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Mark R.

2 months ago - PRNewsWire

As companies struggle to find the capital needed to pursue and achieve their environmental targets, Norfolk Southern Corp. (NYSE: NSC) on Wednesday closed a $500 million green bond offering. Norfolk Sou...

2 months ago - FreightWaves

ATLANTA, May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern is positioned well to provide superior service for its customers and create long-term value for shareholders as economic conditions improve, CEO Ja...

2 months ago - PRNewsWire

NORFOLK, Va., May 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) today closed a $500 million green bond offering to fund investments to reduce the company's carbon emissions and help ...

2 months ago - PRNewsWire

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...

Other stocks mentioned: ATVI, CME
2 months 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 ...

3 months ago - FreightWaves

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

3 months 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?

3 months 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...

3 months ago - FreightWaves

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

3 months 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.

3 months 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...

3 months 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...

3 months 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.

3 months 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.

3 months 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...

4 months 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...

Other stocks mentioned: CNI, CP, CSX, KSU, UNP
4 months ago - FreightWaves

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

Other stocks mentioned: CNI, CP, CSX, KSU, UNP
4 months 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)

Other stocks mentioned: CSX, KSU, UNP
4 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

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

4 months ago - PRNewsWire

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

Other stocks mentioned: ANTM, BHC, DD, TAK, THC
5 months ago - GuruFocus

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 294.96, which is an increase of 15.20% from the latest price.

Price Target
$294.96
(15.20% upside)
Analyst Consensus: Buy