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Kansas City Southern (KSU)

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$189.48 USD

189.48
734,025

+2.38 (1.27%)

Updated Dec 2, 2020 02:24 PM ET

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Zacks Rank Definition Annualized Return
1Strong Buy24.41%
2Buy17.88%
3Hold9.48%
4Sell5.03%
5Strong Sell1.87%
S&P50010.70%

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B Value C Growth C Momentum C VGM

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Bottom 18% (208 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. Its U.S. holding is the Kansas City Southern Railway Company (KCSR), serving central and south central United States. Kansas City Southern controls and owns 100% shares of KCSR, founded in 1887. KCSR provides service to a ten-state region in the midwest and southeast regions of the United States.

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General Information

Kansas City Southern

427 WEST 12TH STREET

KANSAS CITY, MO 64105

Phone: 816-983-1303

Fax: 816-983-1192

Web: http://www.kcsouthern.com

Email: investorrelations@kcsouthern.com

Industry Transportation - Rail
Sector Transportation
Fiscal Year End December
Last Reported Quarter 9/30/2020
Next EPS Date 1/15/2021

EPS Information

Current Quarter EPS Consensus Estimate 1.97
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate 7.05
Estimated Long-Term EPS Growth Rate 15.00
Next EPS Report Date 1/15/2021

Price and Volume Information

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Yesterday's Close 187.10
52 Week High 200.00
52 Week Low 92.86
Beta 1.01
20 Day Moving Average 842,811.81
Target Price Consensus 180.63

KSU

% Price Change
4 Week 1.95
12 Week 1.04
YTD 22.16
% Price Change Relative to S&P 500
4 Week -6.21
12 Week -8.08
YTD 7.76
Share Information
Shares Outstanding (millions) 93.60
Market Capitalization (millions) 17,512.85
Short Ratio NA
Last Split Date 7/13/2000
Dividend Information
Dividend Yield 0.86%
Annual Dividend $1.60
Payout Ratio 0.23
Change in Payout Ratio -0.03
Last Dividend Payout / Amount 9/11/2020 / $0.40

Fundamental Ratios

P/E
P/E (F1) 26.55
Trailing 12 Months 27.16
PEG Ratio 1.77
EPS Growth
vs. Previous Year 1.03%
vs. Previous Quarter 70.43%
   
Sales Growth
vs. Previous Year -11.78%
vs. Previous Quarter 20.39%
   
Price Ratios
Price/Book 3.66
Price/Cash Flow 17.31
Price / Sales 6.56
ROE
9/30/20 13.91
6/30/20 13.80
3/31/20 14.63
ROA
9/30/20 6.58
6/30/20 6.78
3/31/20 7.46
Current Ratio
9/30/20 2.29
6/30/20 2.44
3/31/20 1.32
Quick Ratio
9/30/20 2.02
6/30/20 2.16
3/31/20 1.02
Operating Margin
9/30/20 24.78
6/30/20 24.30
3/31/20 24.83
Net Margin
9/30/20 21.68
6/30/20 20.63
3/31/20 20.11
Pre-Tax Margin
9/30/20 29.78
6/30/20 29.42
3/31/20 29.01
Book Value
9/30/20 51.16
6/30/20 50.23
3/31/20 50.06
Inventory Turnover
9/30/20 5.70
6/30/20 5.73
3/31/20 6.00
Debt-to-Equity
9/30/20 0.79
6/30/20 0.79
3/31/20 0.68
Debt to Capital
9/30/20 43.99
6/30/20 44.24
3/31/20 40.39