Kansas City Southern (KSU): Price and Financial Metrics

Kansas City Southern (KSU): $297.05

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KSU Stock Summary

  • Kansas City Southern's market capitalization of $23,315,411,192 is ahead of 89.65% of US-listed equities.
  • With a one year PEG ratio of 1,560.27, Kansas City Southern is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than 97.38% of US stocks.
  • Kansas City Southern's stock had its IPO on November 5, 1987, making it an older stock than 90.62% of US equities in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to KSU, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are CABO, MOS, RSG, PENN, and WRK.
  • Visit KSU's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.kcsouthern.com.

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KSU Price/Volume Stats

Current price $297.05 52-week high $298.75
Prev. close $256.40 52-week low $122.35
Day low $290.99 Volume 4,630,963
Day high $298.75 Avg. volume 1,153,873
50-day MA $232.86 Dividend yield 0.84%
200-day MA $197.58 Market Cap 27.01B

Kansas City Southern (KSU) Company Bio

Kansas City Southern is a transportation holding company with domestic and international rail operations in North America that are focused on the north/south freight corridor connecting commercial and industrial markets in the central United States with industrial cities in Mexico. The company was founded in 1962 and is based in Kansas City, Missouri.

KSU Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$297.05$262.27 2%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Kansas City Southern with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Kansas City Southern ranked in the 56th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Moreover, under all the scenarios we modelled, the output consistently forecasted positive returns. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Kansas City Southern, consider:

  • Its compound free cash flow growth rate, as measured over the past 5.75 years, is 0.41% -- higher than 76.09% of stocks in our DCF forecasting set.
  • The weighted average cost of capital for the company is 9. This value is greater than only 23.3% stocks in the Industrials sector that generate free cash flow.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

FELE, LII, QUAD, OBCI, and CCRN can be thought of as valuation peers to KSU, in the sense that they are in the Industrials sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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Lifshitz Law Firm, P.C. Announces Investigation of AEGN, KSU, LEAF, and MLND

NEW YORK, April 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aegion Corporation (NASDAQ: AEGN) Lifshitz Law Firm, P.C. announces investigation into possible breach of fiduciary duties in connection with the sale of AEGN to affiliates of New Mountain Capital, L.L.C. for $26.00 per share. If you are a investor, and would like additional information about our investigation, please complete the Information Request Form or contact Joshua Lifshitz, Esq. by telephone at (516)493-9780. Kansas City Southern (NYSE: KSU) Lifshitz Law Firm, P.C. announces investigation into possible breach of fiduciary duties in connection with the sale of KSU to CP for 0.489 CP shares and $90.00 in cash per KSU share. If you are a investor, and would like additional information about our investigation, please complete the Informa...

Yahoo | April 18, 2021

Kansas City Southern (KSU) CEO Pat Ottensmeyer on Q1 2021 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Kansas City Southern (KSU) Q1 2021 Earnings Conference Call April 16, 2021 8:15 A.M. ET Company Participants Ashley Thorne - Vice President, Investor Relations Pat Ottensmeyer - President and Chief Executive Officer Mike Naatz - Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer Mike Upchurch - Executive Vice President and Chief...

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | April 16, 2021

Kansas City Southern 2021 Q1 - Results - Earnings Call Presentation

The following slide deck was published by Kansas City Southern in conjunction with their 2021 Q1 earnings call....

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | April 16, 2021

Earnings Scheduled For April 16, 2021

Companies Reporting Before The Bell • Kansas City Southern (NYSE: KSU ) is expected to report quarterly earnings at $1.94 per share on revenue of $710.89 million. • National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corporation 5.500% Subordinated Notes due 2064 (Subordinated Deferrable Interest Notes) (NYSE: NRUC ) is expected to report earnings for its third quarter. • Ally Financial (NYSE: ALLY ) is estimated to report quarterly … Full story available on Benzinga.com

Benzinga | April 16, 2021

Kansas City Southern (KSU) Q1 2021 Earnings Call Transcript

KSU earnings call for the period ending March 31, 2021.

Yahoo | April 16, 2021

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KSU Price Returns

1-mo 32.52%
3-mo 38.09%
6-mo 63.74%
1-year 128.55%
3-year 174.40%
5-year 226.14%
YTD 45.91%
2020 34.56%
2019 62.34%
2018 -8.06%
2017 25.75%
2016 15.32%

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