Kansas City Southern (KSU): Price and Financial Metrics

Kansas City Southern (KSU)

Today's Latest Price: $184.24 USD

1.11 (0.61%)

Updated Aug 14 1:02pm

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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

  • With a market capitalization of $17,278,181,449, Kansas City Southern has a greater market value than 89.49% of US stocks.
  • With a one year PEG ratio of 793.26, 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 95.51% of US stocks.
  • KSU's went public 32.8 years ago, making it older than 90.56% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to KSU, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are IR, NI, CABO, CTL, and CBOE.
  • 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 $184.24 52-week high $195.47
Prev. close $183.13 52-week low $92.86
Day low $182.39 Volume 285,269
Day high $185.26 Avg. volume 1,323,479
50-day MA $157.58 Dividend yield 0.87%
200-day MA $150.23 Market Cap 17.38B

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:
$184.24$348.78 90%

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 60th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. More precisely, our analysis suggests the stock is undervalued by approximately 90.5% on a DCF basis. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Kansas City Southern, consider:

  • Kansas City Southern's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 7%; for context, that number is higher than just 23.01% 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 just 23.01% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • As a business, Kansas City Southern experienced a tax rate of about 20% over the past twelve months; relative to its sector (Industrials), this tax rate is higher than 82.23% of stocks generating free cash flow.

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For other companies in the Industrials that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as KSU, try HII, IAA, FCN, TGH, and RBC.

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Latest KSU News From Around the Web

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3 Reasons to Buy Kansas City Southern Stock Right Now

On the one hand, the COVID-19 pandemic has obviously hit their end markets very hard. On the other hand, there's evidence that the long-term earnings outlook is actually improving, especially for Kansas City Southern (NYSE: KSU). The second quarter was always going to be a horrible one for Kansas City Southern.

Yahoo | July 24, 2020

Members of KCS’ Executive and Senior Team to Participate in Precision Scheduled Railroading Deep Dive Webcast, Followed by Q&A with Citi Transportation Analyst Chris Wetherbee

KANSAS CITY, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kansas City Southern (KCS) (NYSE: KSU) executive and senior leadership will participate in a 90-minute webcast featuring an in-depth discussion of its Precision Scheduled Railroading (PSR) implementation and opportunity. The discussion will be led by Executive Vice President PSR Sameh Fahmy and will focus on KCS’ PSR initiatives, including network operations, service design, equipment utilization, fuel, mechanical and engineering. Following the presentation, C

Business Wire | July 21, 2020

Kansas City Southern EPS beats by $0.05, misses on revenue

Kansas City Southern (KSU): Q2 Non-GAAP EPS of $1.15 beats by $0.05; GAAP EPS of $1.16 beats by $0.05.Revenue of $547.9M (-23.3% Y/Y) misses by $2.69M.Adjusted operating ratio of 65.2% vs. consensus of 65.8%, adj. operating ratio of 63.7% in 2Q19.Shares +0.1% PM.Press Release...

Seeking Alpha | July 17, 2020

Kansas City Southern 2020 Q2 - Results - Earnings Call Presentation

The following slide deck was published by Kansas City Southern in conjunction with their 2020 Q2 earnings call....

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | July 17, 2020

Kansas City Southern Reports Second Quarter Results

KANSAS CITY, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kansas City Southern (KCS) (NYSE:KSU) reported revenues of $547.9 million, a decrease of 23% from second quarter 2019. Overall, carload volumes were down 21% compared to prior year. Second Quarter 2020 Second quarter revenues were $547.9 million, a decrease of 23% primarily as a result of an overall decline in demand due to COVID-19. Second quarter operating expenses were $367.5 million, including $10.5 million of restructuring charges primarily related to the

Business Wire | July 17, 2020

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KSU Price Returns

1-mo 18.39%
3-mo 38.00%
6-mo 6.66%
1-year 59.04%
3-year 79.83%
5-year 99.87%
YTD 20.92%
2019 62.34%
2018 -8.06%
2017 25.75%
2016 15.32%
2015 -37.92%

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