Quick Overview of Norfolk Southern

More and more people are talking about Norfolk Southern over the last few weeks. Is it worth buying the Railroads stock at a price of $240.25? Only time will tell. The information below will give you a basic idea of what this investment may entail:

  • Norfolk Southern has moved -12.2% over the last year, and the S&P 500 logged a change of -9.9%

  • NSC has an average analyst rating of hold and is -4.36% away from its mean target price of $251.21 per share

  • Its trailing earnings per share (EPS) is $13.88

  • Norfolk Southern has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 17.3 while the S&P 500 average is 15.97

  • Its forward earnings per share (EPS) is $14.92 and its forward P/E ratio is 16.1

  • The company has a Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 4.3 in contrast to the S&P 500's average ratio of 2.95

  • Norfolk Southern is part of the Industrials sector, which has an average P/E ratio of 21.46 and an average P/B of 3.7

  • NSC has reported YOY quarterly earnings growth of 9.6% and gross profit margins of 0.5%

  • The company has a free cash flow of $1,683,124,992.00, which refers to the total sum of all its inflows and outflows of cash over the last quarter

  • Norfolk Southern Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the rail transportation of raw materials, intermediate products, and finished goods in the United States.

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