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Morning Trending Tickers: Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC)

With a market cap of 36. B, Norfolk Southern Corporation has a large market cap size. Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 06/02/1982. Norfolk Southern Corporation is in the Railroads industry and Services sector. Average volume for Norfolk Southern Corporation, is 1616.59, and so far today it has a volume of 1. Performance year to date since the 06/02/1982 is 14.74%.

To help you determine whether Norfolk Southern Corporation is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 21.51 and forward P/E is 17.55. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Norfolk Southern Corporation has a value for PEG of 1.77. P/S ratio is 3.58 and the P/B ratio is 2.87. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 37.69 and 95.23 respectively.

At the current price Norfolk Southern Corporation is trading at, 124.76 (0.61% today), Norfolk Southern Corporation has a dividend yield of 1.97%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 40.90%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 5.76, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 10.89% after growing 10.30% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 14.20%, and 6.40% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 290.3, and the number of shares float is 289.3. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.10%, and institutional ownership is at 72.10%. The float short is 1.15%, with the short ratio at a value of 2.05. Management has seen a return on assets of 4.90%, and also a return on investment of 9.50%.

The ability for Norfolk Southern Corporation, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1, and quick ratio is 0.8. Long term debt/equity is 0.76 and total debt/equity is 0.81. In terms of margins, Norfolk Southern Corporation has a gross margin of 44.40%, with its operating margin at 31.10%, and Norfolk Southern Corporation has a profit margin of 17.00%.

The 52 week high is -0.44%, with 43.60% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 3.26% and the 200 day simple moving average is 11.34%.

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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