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Kansas City Southern (KSU)

(Delayed Data from NYSE)

$287.95 USD


-2.76 (-0.95%)

Updated Dec 3, 2021 04:00 PM ET

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Zacks Rank Definition Annualized Return
1Strong Buy25.42%
5Strong Sell3.08%

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5-Strong Sell of 5         5

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Growth Score A
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VGM Score A

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D Value B Growth A Momentum C VGM

Industry Rank:

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Bottom 6% (238 out of 254)

Industry: Transportation - Rail

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Company Summary

Based in Kansas City, MO, Kansas City Southern is a transportation holding company that has railroad investments in the United States, Mexico and Panama. The company was formerly known as Kansas City Southern Industries Inc. and changed its name to Kansas City Southern in 2002.

Kansas City Southern through its various subsidiaries and alliances, provides rail transportation services over a network of more than 25,000 route miles across the United States, Canada and Mexico. 

The company’s coordinated rail network provides shippers with an effective alternative by giving direct access to Mexico, ...

General Information

Kansas City Southern



Phone: 816-983-1303

Fax: 816-983-1192



Industry Transportation - Rail
Sector Transportation
Fiscal Year End December
Last Reported Quarter 9/30/2021
Next EPS Date 1/28/2022

EPS Information

Current Quarter EPS Consensus Estimate 2.07
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate 8.13
Estimated Long-Term EPS Growth Rate NA
Next EPS Report Date 1/28/2022

Price and Volume Information

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Yesterday's Close 290.71
52 Week High 315.39
52 Week Low 189.10
Beta 1.10
20 Day Moving Average 816,125.50
Target Price Consensus 289.11


% Price Change
4 Week -5.22
12 Week 2.33
YTD 42.41
% Price Change Relative to S&P 500
4 Week -3.09
12 Week 0.46
YTD 16.87
Share Information
Shares Outstanding (millions) 90.98
Market Capitalization (millions) 26,448.92
Short Ratio NA
Last Split Date 7/13/2000
Dividend Information
Dividend Yield 0.74%
Annual Dividend $2.16
Payout Ratio 0.27
Change in Payout Ratio 0.02
Last Dividend Payout / Amount 9/10/2021 / $0.54

Fundamental Ratios

P/E (F1) 35.75
Trailing 12 Months 36.89
PEG Ratio NA
EPS Growth
vs. Previous Year 3.06%
vs. Previous Quarter -1.94%
Sales Growth
vs. Previous Year 12.80%
vs. Previous Quarter -0.73%
Price Ratios
Price/Book 6.26
Price/Cash Flow 26.03
Price / Sales 9.14
9/30/21 16.69
6/30/21 16.17
3/31/21 13.91
9/30/21 7.02
6/30/21 7.05
3/31/21 6.29
Current Ratio
9/30/21 0.72
6/30/21 0.65
3/31/21 1.50
Quick Ratio
9/30/21 0.62
6/30/21 0.54
3/31/21 1.23
Operating Margin
9/30/21 24.93
6/30/21 25.69
3/31/21 24.64
Net Margin
9/30/21 3.33
6/30/21 4.63
3/31/21 23.71
Pre-Tax Margin
9/30/21 7.08
6/30/21 8.08
3/31/21 32.13
Book Value
9/30/21 46.47
6/30/21 45.19
3/31/21 50.22
Inventory Turnover
9/30/21 6.81
6/30/21 6.43
3/31/21 5.89
9/30/21 0.89
6/30/21 0.92
3/31/21 0.82
Debt to Capital
9/30/21 47.11
6/30/21 47.81
3/31/21 45.15