KSU:NYE-Kansas City Southern

COMMON STOCK | Railroads | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 145.06

Change

-1.64 (-1.12)%

Market Cap

USD 14.51B

Volume

1.64M

Average Target Price

USD 144.09 (-0.67%)
Average Analyst Rating

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About

Kansas City Southern, a transportation holding company, provides domestic and international rail transportation services in North America. The company serves a ten-state region in the midwest and southeast regions of the United States and has the shortest north/south rail route between Kansas City, Missouri, and ports along the Gulf of Mexico in Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas. It operates a commercial corridor of the Mexican railroad system and has its direct rail passageway between Mexico City and Laredo, Texas. The company provides rail access to the United States and Mexico border crossing at Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas; and controls and operates the southern half of the rail bridge at Laredo, Texas, as well as the northern half of this bridge. Kansas City Southern also provides rail access to the port of Lazaro Cardenas on the Pacific Ocean; and owns a 157-mile rail line extending from Laredo, Texas to the port city of Corpus Christi, Texas. Its rail network comprises approximately 6,700 route miles. The company serves the chemical and petroleum, industrial and consumer products, agriculture and minerals, energy, intermodal, and automotive markets. Kansas City Southern was founded in 1887 and is headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri.

Market Stats

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Relative Performance (Total Returns)

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Largest Industry Peers for Railroads

Symbol Name Price(Change) Market Cap Price / Earning Ratio EV/EBITDA
UNP Union Pacific Corporation

+3.70 (+2.21%)

USD 113.78B 20.42 12.94
CNI Canadian National Railway Comp..

+1.11 (+1.25%)

USD 62.91B 14.91 451.86
NSC Norfolk Southern Corporation

+2.77 (+1.49%)

USD 47.92B 17.65 11.25
CP Canadian Pacific Railway Limit..

+0.92 (+0.42%)

USD 29.95B 17.37 -162.85
WAB Wabtec Corporation

+1.27 (+1.83%)

USD 13.06B 40.62 15.76
KSU-P Kansas City Southern

+0.76 (+2.78%)

USD 12.36B 4.89 4.35
GWR Genesee & Wyoming Inc

-0.01 (-0.01%)

USD 6.33B 30.08 13.92
GSH Guangshen Railway Company Limi..

+0.38 (+2.45%)

USD 2.91B 13.54 36.22
TRN Trinity Industries, Inc

+0.13 (+0.71%)

USD 2.42B 20.56 12.55
GBX The Greenbrier Companies, Inc

+0.99 (+3.21%)

USD 0.98B 15.00 6.05

ETFs Containing KSU

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
FTXR First Trust Nasdaq Transp.. 0.00 % 0.60 %

+0.19 (+0.80%)

USD 7.17M
TPOR Direxion Daily Transporta.. 0.00 % 0.95 %

+0.64 (+2.42%)

USD 5.24M
XTN SPDR S&P Transportation E.. 0.00 % 0.35 %

+0.75 (+1.20%)

USD 0.15B
RGI Invesco S&P 500 Equal Wei.. 0.00 % 0.40 %

+0.64 (+0.50%)

USD 0.21B
IYT 0.00 % 0.42 %

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Railroads)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 51.97% 100% A+ 94% A
Dividend Return 1.13% 20% F 24% F
Total Return 53.11% 100% A+ 94% A
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 37.59% 92% A- 93% A
Dividend Return 1.37% 30% F 24% F
Total Return 38.95% 92% A- 93% A
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 24.21% 75% C 65% D
Dividend Return 5.84% 27% F 19% F
Total Return 30.05% 75% C 57% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 3.58% 58% F 61% D-
Dividend Return 1.40% 36% F 32% F
Total Return 4.99% 58% F 53% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 16.61% 83% B 47% F
Risk Adjusted Return 30.02% 50% F 44% F
Market Capitalization 14.51B 69% D+ 88% B+
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Railroads)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 26.00 31% F 26% F
Price/Book Ratio 3.01 54% F 29% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 15.35 23% F 28% F
EV/EBITDA 12.31 54% F 38% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 11.20% 54% F 66% D
Return on Invested Capital 9.94% 62% D- 71% C-
Return on Assets 6.55% 62% D- 83% B
Debt to Equity Ratio 55.55% 73% C 59% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 3.65 54% F 35% F
Short Percent 4.28% 60% D- 64% D
Beta 1.11 62% D- 35% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Earnings Growth

This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

Superior Dividend Growth

This stock has shown top quartile dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

What to not like:
Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

Below median total returns

The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.