Kansas City Southern (KSU): Price and Financial Metrics


Kansas City Southern (KSU)

Today's Latest Price: $202.51 USD

8.94 (-4.23%)

Updated Jan 27 3:33pm

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 20 in Railroads

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KSU Stock Summary

  • Kansas City Southern's market capitalization of $19,792,047,536 is ahead of 89.27% of US-listed equities.
  • KSU's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 1,371.08 -- higher than 97.19% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • KSU's went public 33.25 years ago, making it older than 90.62% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Kansas City Southern are CABO, FOXA, LH, IP, and TRU.
  • KSU's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Kansas City Southern's official web site, go to www.kcsouthern.com.

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KSU Price/Volume Stats

Current price $202.51 52-week high $223.59
Prev. close $211.45 52-week low $92.86
Day low $198.18 Volume 968,625
Day high $209.31 Avg. volume 839,948
50-day MA $199.79 Dividend yield 0.83%
200-day MA $172.56 Market Cap 18.96B

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:
$202.51$297.37 41%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for KSU, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Kansas City Southern ranked in the 59th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Specifically, our DCF analysis implies the stock is trading below its fair value by an estimated 41.33%. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Kansas City Southern ended up being:

  • The compound growth rate in the free cash flow of Kansas City Southern over the past 5.25 years is 0.44%; that's higher than 79.98% of free cash flow generating stocks in the Industrials sector.
  • Kansas City Southern's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 8%; for context, that number is higher than merely 22.11% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • KSU's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 3%; for context, that number is higher than merely 22.11% of tickers in our DCF set.


Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price
0%38%
1%39%
2%41%
3%42%
4%43%
5%45%

For other companies in the Industrials that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as KSU, try JBT, CMRE, KFY, MTZ, and PATI.


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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 Sees Double-Digit Sales Growth In 2021

Kansas City Southern reported weaker-than-expected 4Q results. However, the transportation company projects double-digit revenue growth and improved earnings in 2021 following. Shares rose 2.2% on Friday. Kansas City (KSU) expects sales to increase at a double-digit rate in 2021 following a 8% decline in 2020. The company forecasted earnings of at least $9 per share for this year. As for 2022, Kansas City expects its EPS to be in the range of $10.50-$11. Coming back to the 4Q results, Kansas City’s adjusted earnings of $1.89 per share grew 3.8% year-over-year but missed analysts' estimates of $1.96 per share. Its 4Q revenue of $693.

Amit Singh on TipRanks | January 24, 2021

Kansas City Southern EPS misses by $0.03, misses on revenue

Kansas City Southern (KSU): Q4 Non-GAAP EPS of $1.89 misses by $0.03; GAAP EPS of $1.80 misses by $0.11.Revenue of $693.4M (-4.9% Y/Y) misses by $1.94M.Operating ratio of 62.2% vs. consensus of 58.6%CEO comment: "As we turn our focus to 2021, our primary objective will be the implementation of PSR Phase...

Seeking Alpha | January 22, 2021

Kansas City Southern (KSU) CEO Pat Ottensmeyer on Q4 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Kansas City Southern (KSU) Q4 2020 Earnings Conference Call January 22, 2021 8:45 a.m. ET Executives Ashley Thorne - VP, IR Pat Ottensmeyer - President and CEO Sameh Fahmy - EVP, Precision Scheduled Railroading Jeff Songer - EVP and COO Mike Naatz - EVP and Chief Marketing Officer Mike Upchurch...

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | January 22, 2021

Kansas City Southern (KSU) Q4 2020 Earnings Call Transcript

Kansas City Southern (NYSE: KSU) Q4 2020 earnings call dated Jan. 22, 2021. Presentation: Operator Good morning and welcome to the Kansas City Southern Fourth Quarter 2020 Earnings Conference Call. […] The post Kansas City Southern (KSU) Q4 2020 Earnings Call Transcript first appeared on AlphaStreet .

AlphaStreet | January 22, 2021

A Peek Into The Markets: US Stock Futures Drop Ahead Of PMI Data

Pre-open movers U.S. stock futures traded lower in early pre-market trade after the Nasdaq index climbed to another record high in the previous session. Investors are awaiting earnings reports from Schlumberger NV (NYSE: SLB ) and Kansas City Southern (NYSE: KSU ). The flash Composite Purchasing Managers' Index for January is scheduled for release at 9:45 a.m. ET, while data on existing home sales for December will be released at 10:00 a.m. ET. Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 253 points to 30,829.00 while the Standard & Poor’s 500 index futures traded declined 27.50 points to 3,818.50. Futures for the Nasdaq 100 index fell 75.25 points to 13,320.25. The U.S. has the highest number of COVID-19 cases and deaths in the world, with total infections in the country exceed...

Benzinga | January 22, 2021

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KSU Price Returns

1-mo 0.93%
3-mo 15.84%
6-mo 18.36%
1-year 22.05%
3-year 84.72%
5-year 204.41%
YTD -0.79%
2020 34.56%
2019 62.34%
2018 -8.06%
2017 25.75%
2016 15.32%

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