Kansas City Southern (KSU): Price and Financial Metrics

Kansas City Southern (KSU)

Today's Latest Price: $182.30 USD

0.22 (0.12%)

Updated Oct 22 4:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 14 in Railroads

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KSU Stock Summary

  • KSU has a higher market value than 89.42% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $17,042,970,042.
  • KSU's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 1,180.64 -- higher than 97.07% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • Kansas City Southern's stock had its IPO on November 5, 1987, making it an older stock than 90.66% 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, IR, NI, GLIBA, and H.
  • 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 $182.30 52-week high $200.00
Prev. close $182.08 52-week low $92.86
Day low $180.50 Volume 945,541
Day high $185.25 Avg. volume 1,216,207
50-day MA $183.50 Dividend yield 0.88%
200-day MA $157.68 Market Cap 17.06B

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:
$182.30$322.94 78%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Kansas City Southern. To summarize, we found that Kansas City Southern ranked in the 60th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Specifically, our DCF analysis implies the stock is trading below its fair value by an estimated 78.5%. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Kansas City Southern, consider:

  • As a business, KSU is generating more cash flow than 79.29% of positive cash flow stocks in the Industrials.
  • Kansas City Southern's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 8%; for context, that number is higher than merely 21.95% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • KSU's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 2%; for context, that number is higher than merely 21.95% of tickers in our DCF set.

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Latest KSU News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Kansas City Southern that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate KSU as an investment opportunity.

Kansas City Southern Stock Will Outperform Thanks To Buybacks And A Takeover

Stock Price Analysis Kansas City Southern (KSU) stock is in a very interesting situation. Reportedly, the management has rejected a $20 billion, $208 stock price, takeover bid from Blackstone Group and Global Infrastructure Partners. KSU stock is currently trading at $181, and the offer would represent a significant premium, especially...

Sven Carlin on Seeking Alpha | October 1, 2020

KCS Announces Third Quarter 2020 Earnings Release and Conference Call Time

KANSAS CITY, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kansas City Southern (KCS) (NYSE:KSU) will release its third quarter 2020 financial results on Friday, October 16, 2020, before the opening of trading on the New York Stock Exchange. KCS will also hold its third quarter 2020 earnings conference call on Friday, October 16, 2020 at 8:45 a.m. eastern time. Shareholders and other interested parties are invited to participate via live webcast or telephone. To participate in the live webcast and to view accompanying

Business Wire | September 18, 2020

Kansas City Southern (KSU) Presents At JP Morgan 11th Annual U.S. All Stars Conference

The following slide deck was published by Kansas City Southern in conjunction with this event....

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | September 17, 2020

Kansas City Southern Shares Slip Following Report of Rejected $20 Billion Takeover Bid

Kansas City Southern shares slipped lower Thursday following a report from the Wall Street Journal that the rail and freight group rejected a $20 billion takeover approach.

The Street | September 10, 2020

Hold the Champagne, Big Nuke News, My Adobe Miscue: Market Recon

Stephen Guilfoyle in his Market Recon column writes that it may be early to pop the champagne after Wednesday's market rally; he also checks out big nuclear defense news, Kansas City Southern's (KSU) rejection of a takeover bid, and his accidental failure to get back into Adobe (ADBE)….TSLA

The Street RealMoney | September 10, 2020

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KSU Price Returns

1-mo 0.67%
3-mo 18.10%
6-mo 39.39%
1-year 26.24%
3-year 78.24%
5-year 126.03%
YTD 19.90%
2019 62.34%
2018 -8.06%
2017 25.75%
2016 15.32%
2015 -37.92%

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