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Norfolk Southern Corporation (NSC)

NYSE: NSC · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
-0.16 (-0.06%)
After-hours:Oct 22, 2021 7:13 PM EDT
3.74 (1.32%)
At close: Oct 22, 4:00 PM
Market Cap69.84B
Revenue (ttm)10.52B
Net Income (ttm)2.73B
Shares Out250.24M
EPS (ttm)10.77
PE Ratio26.60
Forward PE20.62
Dividend$3.86 (1.35%)
Ex-Dividend DateAug 6, 2021
Previous Close282.80
Day's Range282.45 - 288.86
52-Week Range193.03 - 293.88
Price Target285.09 (-0.5%)
Est. Earnings DateOct 27, 2021

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...

IndustryRoad & Rail
CEOJames Squires
Stock ExchangeNYSE
Ticker SymbolNSC
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 Forecast

According to 27 analysts, the average rating for NSC stock is "Buy." The 12-month stock price forecast is 285.09, which is a decrease of -0.51% from the latest price.

Price Target
(-0.51% downside)
Analyst Consensus: Buy


Norfolk Southern (NSC) Earnings Expected to Grow: Should You Buy?

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.

2 days ago - Zacks Investment Research

Will High Fuel Costs Mar Norfolk Southern's (NSC) Q3 Earnings?

Weak volumes and rising fuel costs are likely to get reflected in Norfolk Southern's (NSC) third-quarter earnings.

2 days ago - Zacks Investment Research

What's Happening With Norfolk Southern Stock?

Last month we discussed that based on its historical performance Norfolk Southern stock will likely see higher levels, after falling 3% in a week. While UNP stock has risen 7.5% in last five trading day...

2 weeks ago - Forbes

Norfolk Southern reopens Kentucky intermodal terminal

Norfolk Southern has reopened an intermodal terminal serving Louisville, Kentucky, in light of “strong growth” in the intermodal market there. NS (NYSE: NSC) reopened the terminal in Buechel, Kentucky, ...

2 weeks ago - FreightWaves

Unions allege Norfolk Southern job cuts saddled engineers with other duties

Two rail unions are alleging that Norfolk Southern has trimmed its workforce so deeply as a result of precision scheduled railroading (PSR) that it is now forcing some locomotive engineers to perform du...

2 weeks ago - FreightWaves

3 Dividend Stocks Worth Buying and Holding Till at Least 2050

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2 weeks ago - The Motley Fool

Norfolk Southern to Announce Q3 2021 Earnings Call on October 27

ATLANTA, Oct. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) will announce its third-quarter financial results during a live conference call and internet webcast at 8:45 a.m. EDT on We...

3 weeks ago - PRNewsWire

Here's Why You Should Retain Norfolk Southern (NSC) Stock Now

Strong cash position and shareholder-friendly measures boost Norfolk Southern (NSC). Meanwhile, rising oil prices are a headwind.

3 weeks ago - Zacks Investment Research

Operating Ratio Improvement Aids Railroads: An Analysis

The likes of Union Pacific (UNP) and Norfolk Southern (NSC) expect their respective operating ratios to improve for the full year.

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3 weeks ago - Zacks Investment Research

Congestion, weather and chip shortages cloud rail's outlook: Cowen

Supply chain congestion, weather-related incidents such as wildfires and Hurricane Ida, and ongoing automotive production challenges could force the Class I railroads to revise their financial outlooks ...

3 weeks ago - FreightWaves

3 Transportation Stocks With Dividend Growth to Keep Tabs On

Strong free cash-flow generation is a positive for dividend-paying stocks like Union Pacific (UNP), UPS and Norfolk Southern (NSC).

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3 weeks ago - Zacks Investment Research

3 Railroad Stocks to Watch as Industry Continues to Recover

Watch out for railroad stocks like Union Pacific (UNP), Norfolk Southern (NSC) and CSX (CSX) as the U.S. railroad industry continues its recovery from the pandemic-induced slump.

Other symbols:CSXUNP
1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

2 Highly Profitable Railroads to Buy on a Pullback

The companies in the railroad industry in the U.S. have several benefits that those in other industries do not. For one, there are incredibly high barriers to entry.

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1 month ago - GuruFocus

Norfolk Southern Grants $400,000 to Food Banks to Combat Food Insecurity

ATLANTA, Sept. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) today announced $400,000 in grants to 31 food banks located across the states served by the company.

1 month ago - PRNewsWire

What's Next For Norfolk Southern Stock After A 3% Fall Last Week?

The stock price of Norfolk Southern reached its all-time high of around $295 in May before a recent sell-off resulting in NSC stock falling to $250 levels currently. NSC stock has declined over 3% in th...

1 month ago - Forbes

Norfolk Southern to present at Cowen 14th Annual Global Transportation & Sustainable Mobility Conference

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

1 month ago - PRNewsWire

Why Is Norfolk Southern (NSC) Up 1.4% Since Last Earnings Report?

Norfolk Southern (NSC) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock?

1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

Peak season: Let the chaos commence

Freight markets have entered their second year of extreme dislocation, brought on by record consumer spending and a transportation network that doesn't have the labor or equipment to fill the need. A la...

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1 month ago - FreightWaves

Norfolk Southern (NSC) to Resume Its Pennsylvania Terminal

Norfolk Southern's (NSC) initiative to restart its intermodal facility in Pennsylvania is expected to alleviate supply-chain congestion and improve network fluidity among other factors.

2 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

3 Railroad Stocks to Overcome Industry's Near-Term Challenges

Rising fuel expenses are a threat to the Zacks Transportation - Rail industry's prospects. However, continued improvement in volumes is expected to buoy UNP, CSX and NSC.

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2 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

Norfolk Southern to reopen south central Pennsylvania intermodal facility

Norfolk Southern will reopen an intermodal facility in south central Pennsylvania in September in an effort to expand capacity, respond to market demand and alleviate congestion. NS (NYSE: NSC) will con...

2 months ago - FreightWaves

Norfolk Southern To Reopen Intermodal Facility In Greencastle, Pennsylvania

Norfolk Southern Corp. (NYSE: NSC) plans to reopen its intermodal facility in Greencastle, Pennsylvania. Greencastle facility, which was opened in January 2013 as part of the Crescent Corridor initiativ...

2 months ago - Benzinga

Norfolk Southern to reopen Pennsylvania intermodal facility

NORFOLK, Va., Aug. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern (NYSE: NSC) today announced plans to reopen its intermodal facility in Greencastle, Pennsylvania, creating capacity to support economic growt...

2 months ago - PRNewsWire

Norfolk Southern to present at Deutsche Bank 2021 Transportation Conference

NORFOLK, Va., Aug. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Mark R.

2 months ago - PRNewsWire

US Class I railroads to feds: Don't blame us

Much of the congestion occurring at intermodal rail terminals are ultimately related to factors beyond the control of the Class I railroads, and the railroads are doing all that they can to improve term...

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2 months ago - FreightWaves