Norfolk Southern (NSC) Stock Research, Analysis & News

Quick Analysis on Norfolk Southern (NSC) Stock as of October 22, 2017

Previous Closing Price $130.24 is above 50 day moving average of $129.13
Previous Closing Price $130.24 is above 200 day moving average of $120.82
The Price/Earnings To Growth ratio (PEG) is great than 1
The Stock pays a dividend of 1.87%
The closing price $130.24 is less than -0.48% away from its one year target price of $129.61
Current Short Ratio 2.00 is great than 1
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Norfolk Southern (NSC) Stock Profile Summary

Norfolk Southern Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in the rail transportation of raw materials, intermediate products, and finished goods. Its operations consist of the transportation of coal, coke, and iron ore products; automotive products, such as finished vehicles and auto parts; chemicals consisting of sulfur and related chemicals, petroleum products, chlorine and bleaching compounds, plastics, rubber, industrial chemicals, chemical wastes, and municipal wastes; metals and construction products comprising steel, aluminum products, machinery, scrap metals, cement, aggregates, bricks, and minerals; agriculture and consumer products, including soybeans, wheat, corn, fertilizer, animal and poultry feed, food oils, flour, beverages, canned goods, sweeteners, consumer products, and ethanol; and paper, clay, and forest products, which include lumber and wood products, pulp board and paper products, wood fibers, wood pulp, scrap paper, and clay. The companys intermodal traffic includes shipments moving in trailers, domestic and international containers, and roadrailer equipment. It handles these shipments on behalf of intermodal marketing companies, international steamship lines, truckers, and other shippers. The company also transports overseas freight through various Atlantic and Gulf Coast ports, as well as provides a range of logistics services. In addition, it operates and leases regularly scheduled passenger trains and commuter trains. Further, Norfolk Southern Corporation engages in the acquisition, leasing, and management of coal, oil, gas, and minerals; development of commercial real estate; telecommunications; and leasing or sale of rail property and equipment. As of December 31, 2009, it operates approximately 21,000 miles in 22 states and the District of Columbia. The company was founded in 1883 and is based in Norfolk, Virginia.

Norfolk Southern (NSC) Stock Key Statistics Research and Analysis as of October 22, 2017

Stock ExchangeNYQ
Market Capitalization$38.26B
Trade Volume (Average Trading Volume)1,831,387 (1,618,130)
Current Year EPS Estimate$6.36
Next Year EPS Estimate$7.07
Previous Closing Price$130.24
50 Day Price Moving Average$129.13
200 Day Price Moving Average$120.82
Dividend Yield1.87%
1 yr Target Price$129.61
Ex-Dividend Date8/3/2017
PEG Ratio1.66
Short Ratio2.00

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American Beacon The London Co Inc Eq CLarge Value3.44%
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