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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) from Services

Today’s top gainers include the company Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) which is in the industry Railroads, gaining 2.24% today. In the last week its performance is 0.78%, and 4.70% for the past quarter. Currently, Kansas City Southern, KSU has a target price of 101.38, so today’s gain of 2.24% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.51%.

Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU), has a market cap of 10353.03, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.60%, and institutional ownership is 97.80%.

At the current price of 98.53, it has a dividend yield of 1.37%, and its target price is 101.38. This is with a profit margin of 21.10%, and total debt/equity of 0.64. Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) has a P/E of 21, as well as a forward P/E of 18.14.

With a current EPS of 4.59, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 11.08%,Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 3.50%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 9.65%.

Performance for the year is 0.45%. Since its IPO date on 11/5/1987, the total performance to date is 30.04%.

Volume today for Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU), is 399767, while its average volume is 1306.9. Whilst the total gain today was 2.24%, it did have a day high of -0.68%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.03%, and 2.18% for the month. The 52-week low for Kansas City Southern, KSU has been 59.60%, while the 52-week-high has reached -0.68%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 9.70%, and its return on assets is 5.90%. Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) has an operating margin of 35.50%. With a sales growth of -3.00% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Kansas City Southern, KSU is in the sector Services, its long-term debt/equity is 0.57, and has a current ratio of 1.1 and 0.9 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Kansas City Southern? Well its PEG is 2.18, and the P/S is 4.38, along with a P/B of 2.59. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 35.26.

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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