Kansas City Southern
What analysts say:
- Buy, sell, or hold?: Analysts strongly back Kansas City Southern, with nine of 14 rating it a buy and the remainder rating it a hold. Analysts like Kansas City Southern better than competitor Canadian Pacific Railway Limited 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 $543.2 million in revenue this quarter. That would represent a rise of 11.2% from the year-ago quarter.
- Wall Street earnings expectations: The average analyst estimate is earnings of $0.73 per share. Estimates range from $0.70 to $0.79.
What our community says:
CAPS All-Stars are solidly backing the stock, with 97% awarding it an outperform rating. The community at large concurs with the All Stars, with 96.1% granting it a rating of outperform. 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 83.6% over the past five quarters. The company upped its gross margin by 4.1 percentage points in the last quarter. Revenue rose 10.8% while cost of sales rose 1% to $223.1 million from a year earlier.
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