Investors hope Kansas City Southern
What analysts say:
- Buy, sell, or hold?: Analysts strongly back Kansas City Southern, with 11 of 16 rating it a buy and the remainder rating it a hold. Analysts like Kansas City Southern better than competitor Canadian Pacific Railway overall. While analysts still rate the stock a moderate buy, they are a little more optimistic about it compared to three months ago.
- Revenue forecasts: On average, analysts predict $549.2 million in revenue this quarter. That would represent a rise of 14.7% from the year-ago quarter.
- Wall Street earnings expectations: The average analyst estimate is earnings of $0.79 per share. Estimates range from $0.77 to $0.83.
What our community says:
CAPS All-Stars are solidly backing the stock with 98.1% giving it an outperform rating. The community at large concurs with the All-Stars with 96.4% assigning it a rating of outperform. Fools are bullish on Kansas City Southern and haven't been shy with their opinions lately, logging 156 posts in the past 30 days. Even with a robust four out of five stars, Kansas City Southern's CAPS rating falls a little short of the community's upbeat outlook.
Kansas City Southern's profit has risen year over year by an average of 97.4% over the past five quarters.
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