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How has CSX Corp.:(NASDAQ:CSX) performed recently?

CSX Corp. (NASDAQ: CSX) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 27719.25. It is in the Railroads industry and sector Services, with a current P/E of 15.56, a forward P/E of 14.87 and EPS of 1.83. At a stock price of 28.27 (-0.70%) it has a dividend yield of 2.53%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 8.10%, more recently this last year it has grown by 4.00%. The next year growth is going to be about 10.50% and more long-term 5.33% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -16.40%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 2.10% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -11.70%.

For performance, CSX Corp. the past week has seen a gain of 6.75%. For the last month performance for CSX Corp. is 7.72%. While the last quarter is 9.97% and half year, 26.90%. Finally for the year, performance is -9.07%.

The 52-week high for CSX Corp., is at -10.49%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 34.45%. The 20-day simple moving average is 7.64% and 9.95% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 3.29%, and for the month it is 2.45%. CSX Corp., has a target price of 27.73.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.85, and for total debt/equity CSX Corp. has 0.91. The gross margin is 73.10%, while operating margin is 29.60%, the profit margin is 16.10%. The current ratio is 1 and the quick ratio is 0.8.

Insider ownership is at 0.20%, with instituitional ownership at 71.90%. CSX Corp. has a payout ratio of 39.30%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 973.63. The shares float is 952.28, with the float short at 1.00%, with short ratio coming to 1.28.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see CSX Corp., get 5.10%, with its returns on investment at 10.90%. Return on equity is 15.30%. So will the investors see the target price of 27.73, reached soon?

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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