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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 0.50% today. In the last week its performance is 0.57%, and 1.42% for the past quarter. Currently, Norfolk Southern Corporation, NSC has a target price of 90.62, so today’s gain of 0.50% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.01%.

Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE:NSC), has a market cap of 27345.37, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 68.10%.

At the current price of 92.47, it has a dividend yield of 2.56%, and its target price is 90.62. 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 17.07, as well as a forward P/E of 15.07.

With a current EPS of 5.39, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 11.22%,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 13.57%. Since its IPO date on 6/2/1982, the total performance to date is 10.48%.

Volume today for Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE:NSC), is 462926, while its average volume is 1652.72. Whilst the total gain today was 0.50%, it did have a day high of -0.18%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.32%, and 2.03% for the month. The 52-week low for Norfolk Southern Corporation, NSC has been 44.30%, while the 52-week-high has reached -4.89%.

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 1.58, and the P/S is 2.64, along with a P/B of 2.24. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 46.43.

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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