What Is the Overall Sentiment on Norfolk Southern (NSC) Shares?

Norfolk Southern stock is trading -14.35% below its average target price of $239.5 after dropping -1.0% during today's afternoon session. Analysts are giving the large-cap Railroads company an average rating of hold and target prices ranging from $177.0 to $275.0 per share.

Norfolk Southern's short interest — meaning the percentage of the share float that is being shorted — is lower than average at 1.0%. The stock's short ratio is 1.36. The company's insiders own 0.14% of its outstanding shares, which indicates a strong alignment between management and shareholder interests.

Another number to watch is the company's rate of institutional share ownership, which now stands at 76.5%. In conclusion, we believe there is mixed market sentiment regarding Norfolk Southern.

Institutions Invested in Norfolk Southern

Date Reported Holder Percentage Shares Value
2022-12-31 Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) 7% 18,533,329 $3,801,741,868
2022-12-31 Blackrock Inc. 6% 15,734,144 $3,227,545,035
2022-12-31 JP Morgan Chase & Company 5% 11,555,480 $2,370,375,668
2022-12-31 State Street Corporation 4% 10,160,051 $2,084,131,311
2022-12-31 Capital International Investors 3% 7,763,760 $1,592,580,126
2022-12-31 Lazard Asset Management LLC 3% 7,144,381 $1,465,526,909
2022-12-31 Capital World Investors 2% 6,135,920 $1,258,661,299
2022-12-31 Wells Fargo & Company 2% 4,103,911 $841,835,283
2022-12-31 Geode Capital Management, LLC 2% 4,099,195 $840,867,890
2022-12-31 Northern Trust Corporation 1% 3,352,141 $687,624,699
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