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NSC - Norfolk Southern Share Price

$252.06 -2.0  -0.8%

Last Trade - 26/02/21

Large Cap
Market Cap £45.95bn
Enterprise Value £54.25bn
Revenue £7.03bn
Position in Universe 183rd / 6715
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Year End 31st Dec 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021E 2022E CAGR / Avg
10,511 9,888 10,551 11,458 11,296 9,789 10,697 11,253 -1.4%
-21.6 +12.9 +26.9 +33.3 +7.8 -11.9 +23.9 +13.9
Balance Sheet
FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the fiscal year ended 31 December 2020, NorfolkSouthern Corp. revenues decreased 13% to $9.79B. Net incomeapplicable to common stockholders decreased 26% to $2.01B.Revenues reflect Coal segment decrease of 37% to $1.05B,Metals and construction segment decrease of 12% to $1.33B.Net income also reflects IE on Capital Financing, Grossincrease of 3% to $639M (expense), Depreciation increase of1% to $1.15B (expense).
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Profile Summary

Norfolk Southern Corporation is a holding company engaged in the rail transportation business. As of December 31, 2016, the Company operated approximately 19,500 miles of road primarily in the East and Midwest. The Company is engaged in the rail transportation of raw materials, intermediate products and finished goods primarily in the Southeast, East and Midwest. The Company, through interchange with rail carriers, to and from the rest of the United States. The Company also transports overseas freight through various Atlantic and Gulf Coast ports. It provides logistics services and offers the intermodal network in the eastern half of the United States. The Company's system reaches various manufacturing plants, electric generating facilities, mines, distribution centers and other businesses located in its service area. The Company's intermodal market group consists of shipments moving in trailers, domestic and international containers, and RoadRailer equipment.

Last Annual December 31st, 2020
Last Interim December 31st, 2020
Incorporated August 24, 2009
Public Since June 2, 1982
No. of Shareholders: 21,825
No. of Employees: 20,156
Sector Industrials
Industry Freight & Logistics Services
Index Dow Jones Composite , S&P 500 Industrials (sector), S&P Composite 1500 , S&P 500 ,
Exchange New York Stock Exchange
Shares in Issue 253,985,338
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Q1 2021 Norfolk Southern Corp Earnings Release
Frequently Asked Questions for Norfolk Southern
What is the Norfolk Southern share price?

As of 26/02/21, shares in Norfolk Southern are trading at $252.06, giving the company a market capitalisation of £45.95bn. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Norfolk Southern share price performed this year?

Shares in Norfolk Southern are currently trading at $252.06 and the price has moved by 36.78% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Norfolk Southern price has moved by 5.52% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Norfolk Southern?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for Norfolk Southern, there are there are currently 4 "buy" , 10 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for Norfolk Southern is Hold. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will Norfolk Southern next release its financial results?

Norfolk Southern is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-12-31
What is the Norfolk Southern dividend yield?

The Norfolk Southern dividend yield is 1.49% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does Norfolk Southern pay a dividend?

Last year, Norfolk Southern paid a total dividend of 3.76, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 1.49%. Looking ahead, Norfolk Southern has not announced an ex-dividend date yet and the next dividend pay date is 2021-03-10.

When does Norfolk Southern next pay dividends?

Norfolk Southern has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date and the next dividend pay date is 2021-03-10. The historic dividend yield on Norfolk Southern shares is currently 1.49%.

How do I buy Norfolk Southern shares?

To buy shares in Norfolk Southern you'll need a share-dealing account with an online or offline stock broker. Once you have opened your account and transferred funds into it, you'll be able to search and select shares to buy and sell. You can use Stockopedia’s share research software to help you find the the kinds of shares that suit your investment strategy and objectives.

What is the market cap of Norfolk Southern?

Shares in Norfolk Southern are currently trading at $252.06, giving the company a market capitalisation of £45.95bn.

Where are Norfolk Southern shares listed? Where are Norfolk Southern shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Norfolk Southern:

Country of listing: United States
Exchange: NYQ
Ticker Symbol: NSC
What kind of share is Norfolk Southern?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Norfolk Southern is currently classified as a High Flyer. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.

Is there a Norfolk Southern share price forecast 2021?

Shares in Norfolk Southern are currently priced at $252.06. At that level they are trading at 8.06% premium to the analyst consensus target price of 0.00.

Analysts covering Norfolk Southern currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 11.187 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Norfolk Southern share price will go up?

An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like Norfolk Southern. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been 7.15%. At the current price of $252.06, shares in Norfolk Southern are trading at 17.57% against their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.

What is the Norfolk Southern PE Ratio?

The Norfolk Southern PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 27.91. The shares are currently trading at $252.06.

The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.

The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.

Who are the key directors of Norfolk Southern?

Norfolk Southern's management team is headed by:

James Squires - CHM
Clyde Allison - VPR
Thomas Bell - IND
Alan Shaw - EVP
Mitchell Daniels - IND
Marcela Donadio - IND
Ann Adams - EVP
Vanessa Sutherland - EVP
Mark George - CFO
John Huffard - IND
Christopher Jones - IND
Greg Comstock - VPR
Barbara Paul - VPR
Cynthia Sanborn - COO
Hunt Cary - VOP
Who are the major shareholders of Norfolk Southern?

Here are the top five shareholders of Norfolk Southern based on the size of their shareholding:

The Vanguard Group, Inc. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 7.47% (18.8m shares)
JP Morgan Asset Management Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 4.84% (12.2m shares)
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, N.A. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 4.33% (10.9m shares)
State Street Global Advisors (US) Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 4.23% (10.6m shares)
T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 3.48% (8.77m shares)
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