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How has CSX Corp.:(NASDAQ:CSX) performed recently?

CSX Corp. (NASDAQ: CSX) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 24694.54. It is in the Railroads industry and sector Services, with a current P/E of 13.36, a forward P/E of 13.28 and EPS of 1.92. At a stock price of 25.67 (-2.06%) it has a dividend yield of 2.80%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 8.10%, more recently this last year it has grown by 4.00%. The next year growth is going to be about 10.46% and more long-term 5.22% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -17.00%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 2.10% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -13.50%.

For performance, CSX Corp. the past week has seen a gain of 4.86%. For the last month performance for CSX Corp. is -3.64%. While the last quarter is 3.19% and half year, 0.98%. Finally for the year, performance is -18.82%.

The 52-week high for CSX Corp., is at -20.41%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 22.09%. The 20-day simple moving average is -2.04% and -0.04% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 2.24%, and for the month it is 2.14%. CSX Corp., has a target price of 27.7.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.91, and for total debt/equity CSX Corp. has 0.91. The gross margin is 72.80%, while operating margin is 30.20%, the profit margin is 16.50%. The current ratio is 1.5 and the quick ratio is 1.3.

Insider ownership is at 0.20%, with instituitional ownership at 71.00%. CSX Corp. has a payout ratio of 37.40%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 962. The shares float is 952.32, with the float short at 0.85%, with short ratio coming to 1.1.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see CSX Corp., get 5.50%, with its returns on investment at 10.90%. Return on equity is 16.20%. So will the investors see the target price of 27.7, reached soon?

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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