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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 -0.98% today. In the last week its performance is -1.11%, and 9.11% for the past quarter. Currently, Norfolk Southern Corporation, NSC has a target price of 96, so today’s gain of -0.98% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.45%.

Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE:NSC), has a market cap of 28325.43, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 70.50%.

At the current price of 95.83, it has a dividend yield of 2.46%, and its target price is 96. This is with a profit margin of 15.80%, and total debt/equity of 0.82. Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE:NSC) has a P/E of 17.97, as well as a forward P/E of 15.74.

With a current EPS of 5.33, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 11.26%,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 10.80%.

Performance for the year is 19.05%. Since its IPO date on 6/2/1982, the total performance to date is 15.84%.

Volume today for Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE:NSC), is 1743000, while its average volume is 1391.91. Whilst the total gain today was -0.98%, it did have a day high of -2.03%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.65%, and 1.55% for the month. The 52-week low for Norfolk Southern Corporation, NSC has been 50.55%, while the 52-week-high has reached -2.03%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 8.90%, and its return on assets is 4.70%. Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE:NSC) has an operating margin of 29.30%. With a sales growth of -9.50% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Norfolk Southern Corporation, NSC is in the sector Services, its long-term debt/equity is 0.78, 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 1.66, and the P/S is 2.8, along with a P/B of 2.3. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 32.71.

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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