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Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE:NSC)
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Stock Analysis

The following stock analysis is based on 7.4 years of data (i.e. since Mar 01, 2013). All the stock history has been downloaded.

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Norfolk Southern Corporation trades on the NYSE exchange in USD dollars.


It is in the sector.

Current Status of Norfolk Southern Corporation

It is currently trading at $198.99 ($195.77 the previous day).It pays a 1.92% dividend.


The next reporting date is in 72 days (2020 10 21).

CNN estimates profits for the upcoming quarter will be $2.21 per share ($2.5B). The current Canada / US exchange rate is 1.33842.

Over the past 12 months, $0 worth of shares have been purchased and $17249516 worth of shares have been sold by insiders.

Will This Trend Continue?

The year over year average increase is 19.2% per year assuming steady exponential growth. The actual 5 year average is 13.76. Details on the individual increase in one year intervals is provided below.

Past PerformanceAverage PricePercent Change
1 year179.29879357798-0.5- Below Average
2 year180.1587550200826.6+ Above Average
3 year142.2688702928928.1+ Above Average
4 year111.0906477732834.1+ Above Average
5 year82.812927756654-19.5- Below Average
Norfolk Southern Corporation is projected by analysts to get to $209.00 within the next 12 months (5%), but preticted targets range from as high as $266.00 (33.7%) and as low as $132(-33.7%).


The worst drop it has had in recent years is -44.4%. It has a shape to the stock curve, which means

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With an average increase of 19.2% year over year, if Norfolk Southern Corporation is bought at the worst time, Stockmarketizer analysts estimate it will take 27.8 months before the stock will recover to the original purchase price. The P/E value is 24.71.

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Thu, 30 Jul 2020 19:54:07 Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) is planning to add more intermodal service products in the Southern U.S. as a way to take volume away from the trucking market, executives said during the companyand's second-quarter earnings call on Wednesday, July 29....... Read Full Article

Norfolk Southern Corp (NSC) Q2 2020 Earnings Call Transcript

Wed, 29 Jul 2020 23:30:39 NSC earnings call for the period ending June 30, 2020.... Read Full Article

Pandemic Puts Pressure On Norfolk Southern

Wed, 29 Jul 2020 17:34:54 Norfolk Southernand's (NYSE: NSC) net profits for the second quarter slipped 46% to $392 million, or $1.53 in diluted earnings per share, compared with $722 million, or $2.70 in diluted earnings per share, in the second quarter of 2019.A 26% decline in rail volumes contributed to ...... Read Full Article

Norfolk Southern (NSC) Q2 Earnings Beat, Decline 43% Y/Y

Wed, 29 Jul 2020 15:45:03 Weak volumes due to coronavirus-induced economic downturn weigh on Norfolk Southernand's (NSC) Q2 results.... Read Full Article

Norfolk Southern (NSC) Surpasses Q2 Earnings and Revenue Estimates

Wed, 29 Jul 2020 13:15:01 Norfolk Southern (NSC) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 10.07% and 1.14%, respectively, for the quarter ended June 2020. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?... Read Full Article

Norfolk Southern reports second-quarter 2020 results

Wed, 29 Jul 2020 12:00:00 Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) today reported second-quarter financial results.... Read Full Article

Norfolk Southern declares quarterly dividend

Tue, 28 Jul 2020 16:32:00 Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) today announced a regular quarterly dividend of 94 cents per share on its common stock. The dividend is payable September 10 to shareholders of record on August 7.... Read Full Article

Norfolk Southern COO Wheeler to retire, names Union Pacific VP as replacement

Mon, 27 Jul 2020 15:12:00 Norfolk Southern Corp. said Monday that Chief Operating Officer Michael Wheeler will retire, after more than four years in the role. The rail road company said Cindy Sanborn will succeed Wheeler as COO, effective Sept. 1. Wheeler became COO on Feb. 1, 2016, ...... Read Full Article

Norfolk Southern appoints Sanborn chief operating officer; Wheeler to retire

Mon, 27 Jul 2020 15:00:00 Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) today announced its board of directors has appointed Cindy Sanborn executive vice president and chief operating officer, effective Sept. 1, 2020. Sanborn will succeed Michael Wheeler, who will retire from the company effective Oct. 1, 2020.... Read Full Article

Whatand's in Store for Norfolk Southern (NSC) in Q2 Earnings?

Wed, 22 Jul 2020 16:43:04 Impact of Low freight volumes and excess truck capacity is likely to get reflected in Norfolk Southernand's (NSC) second-quarter performance.... Read Full Article

Earnings Preview: Norfolk Southern (NSC) Q2 Earnings Expected to Decline

Wed, 22 Jul 2020 16:32:04 Norfolk Southern (NSC) doesnand't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.... Read Full Article

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Tue, 07 Jul 2020 12:25:12 U.S. railroad companies are seeing gradual improvement in volumes following the lows witnessed in April.... Read Full Article

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Norfolk Southern to hold second-quarter 2020 earnings conference call July 29

Wed, 01 Jul 2020 13:00:00 Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) will announce its second-quarter financial results during a conference call and live internet webcast at 8:45 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, July 29, 2020. Quarterly earnings results will be released after 8 a.m. EDT, and a press release ...... Read Full Article

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Employee Headcount at US Class 1 Operations Tumbles 17% in May

Fri, 19 Jun 2020 15:42:32 Rail employment in the U.S. Class I operations fell below 120,000 workers in May, reaching a new low as the railroads trimmed their workforce levels to match the steep declines in rail volumes.Mayand's overall headcount among the U.S....... Read Full Article