Kansas City Southern
The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Kansas City Southern's revenues will grow 5.7% and EPS will increase 11.8%.
The average estimate for revenue is $576.6 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.95.
Last quarter, Kansas City Southern recorded revenue of $552.8 million. GAAP reported sales were 1.0% higher than the prior-year quarter's $547.5 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.89. GAAP EPS of $0.94 for Q1 were 38% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.68 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 39.1%, 140 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 29.5%, 70 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 18.8%, 510 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $2.39 billion. The average EPS estimate is $4.10.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 449 members out of 465 rating the stock outperform, and 16 members rating it underperform. Among 115 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 114 give Kansas City Southern a green thumbs-up, and one give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Kansas City Southern is hold, with an average price target of $96.89.
If you're interested in transportation companies like Kansas City Southern, then you should check out our special report that features 3 companies who depend on, and invest in, that industry. Learn the basic financial habits of millionaires next door and get these 3 focused stock ideas in our free report, "3 Stocks That Will Help You Retire Rich." Click here for instant access to this free report.
- Add Kansas City Southern to My Watchlist.