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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE:NSC) from Services

Today’s top gainers include the company Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE:NSC) which is in the industry Railroads, gaining 0.08% today. In the last week its performance is 3.10%, and 3.97% for the past quarter. Currently, Norfolk Southern Corporation, NSC has a target price of 89.8, so today’s gain of 0.08% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.28%.

Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE:NSC), has a market cap of 25176.6, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 69.00%.

At the current price of 85.2, it has a dividend yield of 2.77%, and its target price is 89.8. This is with a profit margin of 15.70%, and total debt/equity of 0.78. Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE:NSC) has a P/E of 15.81, as well as a forward P/E of 13.86.

With a current EPS of 5.39, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 10.46%,Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE:NSC) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 4.90%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 10.84%.

Performance for the year is -0.04%. Since its IPO date on 06/02/1982, the total performance to date is 2.30%.

Volume today for Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE:NSC), is 1239906, while its average volume is 1805.52. Whilst the total gain today was 0.08%, it did have a day high of -8.85%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.31%, and 2.14% for the month. The 52-week low for Norfolk Southern Corporation, NSC has been 32.95%, while the 52-week-high has reached -12.37%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 8.90%, and its return on assets is 4.80%. Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE:NSC) has an operating margin of 29.00%. With a sales growth of -5.70% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Norfolk Southern Corporation, NSC is in the sector Services, its long-term debt/equity is 0.77, and has a current ratio of 1.1 and 0.9 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Norfolk Southern Corporation? Well its PEG is 1.46, and the P/S is 2.43, along with a P/B of 2.07. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 42.74.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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