Research Report For Norfolk Souther Corporation (NSC)


Norfolk Souther Corporation (NSC) will report its next earnings on Jul 25 BMO. The company reported the earnings of $1.93/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $1.77/share. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.16/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 9%.

Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for Norfolk Souther Corporation and for the current quarter 24 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $2.28/share. These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $2.15/share and a High Estimate of $2.39/share.

In case of Revenue Estimates, 17 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for Norfolk Souther Corporation as 2.85 Billion. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Norfolk Souther Corporation is 2.77 Billion and the High Revenue Estimate is 2.91 Billion. The company had Year Ago Sales of 2.64 Billion.

Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on Norfolk Souther Corporation, where 4 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 0 analysts have given a Buy signal, 5 said it’s a HOLD, and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell. (These Recommendations are for the Current Month Only reported by Yahoo Finance.)

When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. Analysts reported that the Price Target for Norfolk Souther Corporation might touch $182 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $159.3 and $106 respectively.

The Relative Volume of the company is 1.41 and Average Volume (3 months) is 1.68 million. The company’s P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 20.93 and Forward P/E ratio of 16.59.

The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 15.6%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 38%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is 9.6%.

While looking at the Stock’s Performance, Norfolk Souther Corporation currently shows a Weekly Performance of 4.27%, where Monthly Performance is 2.9%, Quarterly performance is 22.08%, 6 Months performance is 4.02% and yearly performance percentage is 29.03%. Year to Date performance value (YTD perf) value is 9.53%. The Stock currently has a Weekly Volatility of 1.68% and Monthly Volatility of 1.82%.