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Norfolk Southern Corporation (NSC)

Stock Price: $244.22 USD -1.14 (-0.46%)
Updated Jan 22, 2021 4:00 PM EST - Market closed
Market Cap 62.03B
Revenue (ttm) 9.91B
Net Income (ttm) 2.01B
Shares Out 255.11M
EPS (ttm) 7.77
PE Ratio 31.45
Forward PE 22.57
Dividend $3.76
Dividend Yield 1.54%
Trading Day January 22
Last Price $244.22
Previous Close $245.36
Change ($) -1.14
Change (%) -0.46%
Day's Open 245.03
Day's Range 240.68 - 245.70
Day's Volume 1,205,545
52-Week Range 117.14 - 256.44


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The Motley Fool - 11 hours ago

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

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Zacks Investment Research - 3 days ago

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.

Seeking Alpha - 3 days ago

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 ...

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FreightWaves - 5 days ago

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,...

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FreightWaves - 6 days ago

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 ...

Other stocks mentioned: UPS
Zacks Investment Research - 2 weeks ago

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

Other stocks mentioned: CNI, CP, CSX, KSU, UNP
24/7 Wall Street - 2 weeks ago

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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PRNewsWire - 3 weeks ago

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:...

FreightWaves - 1 month ago

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 mul...

FreightWaves - 1 month ago

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 Expo...

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

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

Seeking Alpha - 1 month ago

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 r...

FreightWaves - 1 month ago

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. ...

FreightWaves - 1 month ago

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...

Other stocks mentioned: CSX, KSU, UNP
FreightWaves - 1 month ago

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 i...

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

The solid readings from October's Cass Freight Shipments Index report are indicative of an improving freight scenario. This rosy picture bodes well for the likes of Knight-Swift (KNX), Landsta...

Other stocks mentioned: KNX, LSTR
Zacks Investment Research - 1 month ago

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

Forbes - 1 month ago

Last month, Norfolk Southern (NYSE: NSC) announced a joint venture - Rail Pulse - to adopt GPS and other telematics technology, which will help in real-time track level visibility and total lo...

FreightWaves - 1 month ago

U.S. intermodal traffic on a weekly basis exceeded the 300,000-unit mark this week amid continued brisk import activity. Intermodal volumes for the week ending Saturday were 301,129 containers...

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FreightWaves - 1 month ago

With coronavirus cases rising sharply in the U.S. and Canada in recent weeks, the Class I railroads have also been grappling with managing increased COVID-19 exposure on their networks. Meanwh...

Other stocks mentioned: CNI, CP, CSX, KSU, UNP
PRNewsWire - 1 month ago

NORFOLK, Va., Nov. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Mark R. George and Executive Vice President and Chief ...

PRNewsWire - 2 months ago

NORFOLK, Va., Nov. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern announced that its board of directors has appointed two new officers: John Hatfield is vice president corporate communications. Kat...

FreightWaves - 2 months ago

Rail is the lowest-emitting mode of freight per ton mile. This infographic shows that rail is only responsible for 6% of logistics-related greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

Other stocks mentioned: CNI, CP, CSX, KSU, UNP, WAB
FreightWaves - 2 months ago

FreightWaves Classics articles look at various aspects of the transportation industry's history. If there are topics that you think would be of interest, please send them to fwclassics@freight...

Other stocks mentioned: CSX
FreightWaves - 2 months ago

A CSX (NASDAQ: CSX) executive confirmed that CSX has talked with short line Pan Am Railways about a possible future involving both companies, but he declined to comment further on the issue. “...

Other stocks mentioned: CSX, UNP
FreightWaves - 2 months ago

With the railroads' third-quarter earnings releases over and done, it's time to take a look at who the “winners” and “laggards” were in Q3. For commodities, the answer might be looking at Nort...

Other stocks mentioned: CNI, CP, CSX, KSU, UNP
FreightWaves - 2 months ago

U.S. rail volumes on a weekly basis rose nearly 2% amid a 9% increase in intermodal traffic. U.S. rail traffic was 522,653 carloads and intermodal units for the week ending Oct. 24, which is 1...

FreightWaves - 2 months ago

The Class I railroads with a presence in the U.S. Gulf Coast are monitoring how Hurricane Zeta will affect rail operations. Service disruptions could occur as a result of the storm, they said ...

Other stocks mentioned: UNP
FreightWaves - 2 months ago

Norfolk Southern (NYSE: NSC) will be closing “several” yards in Atlanta, and it will cease humping operations at its Macon, Georgia, yard as part of a wider plan to ramp up network efficiency....

Seeking Alpha - 2 months ago

Norfolk Southern Corporation (NSC) CEO Jim Squires on Q3 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Insider Monkey - 2 months ago

Keeping this in mind, let's analyze whether Norfolk Southern Corp. (NYSE:NSC) is a good investment right now by following the lead of some of the best investors in the world and piggybacking t...

Zacks Investment Research - 2 months ago

Norfolk Southern's (NSC) Q3 earnings benefit from low costs. However, decline in volumes weigh on the top line.

Zacks Investment Research - 2 months ago

Norfolk Southern (NSC) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 6.36% and -0.78%, respectively, for the quarter ended September 2020. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the st...

FreightWaves - 2 months ago

Coal chiseled away at Norfolk Southern's (NYSE: NSC) operating revenue for the third quarter of 2020, with a 38% decline in coal revenue dragging overall revenue down by 12%. Operating revenue...

Benzinga - 2 months ago

Shares of Norfolk Southern (NYSE:NSC) were flat in pre-market trading after the company reported Q3 results. Quarterly Results Earnings per share fell 2.71% year over year to $2.51, which beat...

PRNewsWire - 2 months ago

NORFOLK, Va., Oct. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) today announced a regular quarterly dividend of 94 cents per share on its common stock. The dividend is pay...

Zacks Investment Research - 3 months ago

Softness in overall volumes is likely to have marred Norfolk Southern's (NSC) Q3 performance.

PRNewsWire - 3 months ago

NORFOLK, Va., Oct. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Norfolk Southern (NYSE: NSC), GATX Corporation, Genesee & Wyoming, TrinityRail, and Watco announced a venture to create a new technology platf...

Zacks Investment Research - 3 months ago

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.

Forbes - 3 months ago

After an 82% rise since the March 23 lows of this year, at the current price of around $217 per share we believe Norfolk Southern's stock has reached its near-term potential. NSC stock has ral...

Zacks Investment Research - 3 months ago

Norfolk Southern's (NSC) Q3 revenue estimate hints at an approximate 11% decline from the year-ago period amid coronavirus-induced freight softness.

PRNewsWire - 3 months ago

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

Forbes - 3 months ago

We believe there may be better investment places for your money than Norfolk Southern stock (NYSE: NSE) at the present time. NSC stock trades at $221 currently and it has gained 16% in value s...

PRNewsWire - 3 months ago

NORFOLK, Va., Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern (NYSE: NSC) recognizes 58 chemical customers who earned its 2019 Thoroughbred Chemical Safety Award for safely handling products r...

PRNewsWire - 3 months ago

NORFOLK, Va., Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Customers who ship with Norfolk Southern helped avoid almost 15 million metric tons of carbon emissions in 2019 by choosing rail for their transpor...

Investopedia - 4 months ago

These are the railroad stocks with the best value, growth, and most momentum for Q4 2020.

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Seeking Alpha - 4 months ago

Norfolk Southern is one of America's largest railroad operators with a long history of rising shareholder value.

PRNewsWire - 4 months ago

NORFOLK, Va., Aug. 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Oysters, river otters, shore birds, and other wildlife have a new place to call home along an industrial stretch of the Elizabeth River that Norfolk...

Zacks Investment Research - 4 months ago

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

Zacks Investment Research - 5 months ago

The adoption of the precision scheduled railroading model by key railroads is helping them curb costs and ramp-up efficiencies, thereby countering the scenario of dull revenue recognition.

Other stocks mentioned: CP, CSX, KSU, UNP

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 chemicals, agriculture, 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, 2019, the company operated approximately 19,500 route miles in 22... [Read more...]

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Financial Performance

In 2019, NSC's revenue was $11.30 billion, a decrease of -1.41% compared to the previous year's $11.46 billion. Earnings were $2.72 billion, an increase of 2.10%.

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Analyst Forecasts

According to 27 analysts, the average rating for NSC stock is "Buy." The 12-month stock price forecast is 255.13, which is an increase of 4.47% from the latest price.

Price Target
(4.47% upside)
Analyst Consensus: Buy