Kansas City Southern, KSU is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Railroads in the sector of Services. Based in USA, Kansas City Southern, KSU has a market cap of 10354.17. Since its IPO date on the 11/5/1987, Kansas City Southern, KSU performance year to date is 28.02%. Today Kansas City Southern, KSU has gained 1.38%, with a current price of 94.55.
Ownership of the company is 0.50% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 92.00%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 28.70%. Return of assets are at 5.90%, with return on investment at 9.70%.
In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Kansas City Southern, KSU is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.57. While Total debt/equity is 0.64. With a profit margin of 21.10%, this is combined with a gross margin of 65.40%, and operating margin of 35.50%. Kansas City Southern ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.1, while the quick ratio is 0.9.
For the last year Kansas City Southern, KSU has seen a EPS growth of -3.30%. A performance for the year of -2.02%. The 52-week high is -5.78%, and the 52-week low is 53.68%. The average volume for Kansas City Southern, KSU is 1614781.
With a target price of 104.65, can Kansas City Southern, KSU reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Kansas City Southern, KSU. Kansas City Southern has a P/E of 20.61 and a forward P/E of 17.83. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.24. Kansas City Southern also has a P/S and a P/B of 4.39 and 2.54 respectively. For P/cash, Kansas City Southern has a value of 35.27, while it is 92.86 for P/free cash flow.
At the current price of 94.55, Kansas City Southern has a dividend yield of 1.40%. We see a return on equity of 12.70%.
Looking more long-term Kansas City Southern, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 9.19%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 12.93% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -3.30% for this year and for the last five years a 3.50% growth has been seen.