The railroad is fully embracing a strategy designed to boost efficiency.
News & Analysis: Norfolk Southern
An ambitious cost-cutting plan is beginning to deliver.
Management has trimmed loads of fat from its business, and its bottom line has benefited immensely.
NSC earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2018.
The railroad sector is front and center of the debate on the industrial economy in 2019.
Management has bought back more than $2.3 billion in stock in 2018 thus far.
NSC earnings call for the period ending September 30, 2018.
High traffic and improved freight rates pushed Norfolk Southern's results to a record quarter.
The railroad saw some traffic related issues in the first quarter, but higher prices and strong demand led to a record-setting quarter.
Earnings season continued to provide a lift to the market.