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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 2.57% today. In the last week its performance is 8.27%, and 4.49% for the past quarter. Currently, Kansas City Southern, KSU has a target price of 98.29, so today’s gain of 2.57% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 1.04%.

Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU), has a market cap of 10255.69, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.60%, and institutional ownership is 96.80%.

At the current price of 94.91, it has a dividend yield of 1.39%, and its target price is 98.29. This is with a profit margin of 20.60%, and total debt/equity of 0.6. Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) has a P/E of 21.15, as well as a forward P/E of 18.35.

With a current EPS of 4.49, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 12.95%,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 8.92%.

Performance for the year is 3.23%. Since its IPO date on 11/5/1987, the total performance to date is 28.07%.

Volume today for Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU), is 1980146, while its average volume is 1394.07. Whilst the total gain today was 2.57%, it did have a day high of 0.69%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.19%, and 2.38% for the month. The 52-week low for Kansas City Southern, KSU has been 53.74%, while the 52-week-high has reached -4.78%.

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 33.90%. With a sales growth of -6.70% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Kansas City Southern, KSU is in the sector Services, its long-term debt/equity is 0.52, and has a current ratio of 0.7 and 0.5 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Kansas City Southern? Well its PEG is 2.37, and the P/S is 4.31, along with a P/B of 2.61. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 261.62.

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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