Kansas City Southern (NYSE: KSU) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 10383.38. It is in the Railroads industry and sector Services, with a current P/E of 21.31, a forward P/E of 18.49 and EPS of 4.49. At a stock price of 96.68 (1.11%) it has a dividend yield of 1.38%.
EPS growth for the last five years have been 3.50%, more recently this last year it has grown by -3.30%. The next year growth is going to be about 12.90% and more long-term 8.92% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 9.20%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 5.90% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -6.70%.
For performance, Kansas City Southern the past week has seen a gain of 5.79%. For the last month performance for Kansas City Southern is 9.49%. While the last quarter is 4.91% and half year, 42.39%. Finally for the year, performance is -1.50%.
The 52-week high for Kansas City Southern, is at -3.00%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 56.61%. The 20-day simple moving average is 6.98% and 14.12% for the 200-day simple moving average.
Volatility for the week is at 2.31%, and for the month it is 2.35%. Kansas City Southern, has a target price of 98.29.
In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.52, and for total debt/equity Kansas City Southern has 0.6. The gross margin is 64.70%, while operating margin is 33.90%, the profit margin is 20.60%. The current ratio is 0.7 and the quick ratio is 0.5.
Insider ownership is at 0.60%, with instituitional ownership at 97.60%. Kansas City Southern has a payout ratio of 29.40%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 108.59. The shares float is 106.53, with the float short at 3.98%, with short ratio coming to 3.07.
In terms of returns, the return on assets see Kansas City Southern, get 5.90%, with its returns on investment at 9.70%. Return on equity is 12.60%. So will the investors see the target price of 98.29, reached soon?
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