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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.11
CSX's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
59% of the 1143 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. CSX: 0.11 )
CSX' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.04   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.11

Equity to Asset 0.34
CSX's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
63% of the 1137 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. CSX: 0.34 )
CSX' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 0.37
Current: 0.34

0.27
0.37
Interest Coverage 6.18
CSX's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
73% of the 728 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 5.69 vs. CSX: 6.18 )
CSX' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.17   Max: 6.19
Current: 6.18

1.17
6.19
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.24
M-Score: -2.50
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 28.00
CSX's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1150 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 7.39 vs. CSX: 28.00 )
CSX' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 5.62   Max: 29.41
Current: 28

5.62
29.41
Net-margin (%) 14.77
CSX's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1150 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 4.53 vs. CSX: 14.77 )
CSX' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 15.81
Current: 14.77

0.02
15.81
ROE (%) 17.40
CSX's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 1137 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 7.38 vs. CSX: 17.40 )
CSX' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 21.32
Current: 17.4

0.03
21.32
ROA (%) 5.80
CSX's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1157 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. CSX: 5.80 )
CSX' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 6.32
Current: 5.8

0.01
6.32
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 12.71
CSX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1156 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 8.07 vs. CSX: 12.71 )
CSX' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 4.63   Max: 20.75
Current: 12.71

4.63
20.75
Revenue Growth (%) 8.60
CSX's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1031 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. CSX: 8.60 )
CSX' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -43.7   Max: 60.3
Current: 8.6

-43.7
60.3
EBITDA Growth (%) 8.60
CSX's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 937 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. CSX: 8.60 )
CSX' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -47.5   Max: 58.2
Current: 8.6

-47.5
58.2
EPS Growth (%) 10.70
CSX's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 807 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. CSX: 10.70 )
CSX' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -68.8   Max: 149.3
Current: 10.7

-68.8
149.3
» CSX's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

CSX Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Caxton Associates 53,418 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 82,605 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 39,773 sh (New)
Prem Watsa 7,600 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 245,429 sh (+957.93%)
John Buckingham 29,840 sh (+6.8%)
PRIMECAP Management 1,261,217 sh (+3.24%)
Joel Greenblatt 157,079 sh (+0.1%)
Murray Stahl 688,133 sh (-0.14%)
Pioneer Investments 677,680 sh (-1.1%)
Chuck Akre 49,917 sh (-2.24%)
Ken Fisher 11,074 sh (-7.62%)
NWQ Managers 341,720 sh (-18.42%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 76,284 sh (-28.85%)
David Dreman 41,978 sh (-48.95%)
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Q1 2014

CSX Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Sarah Ketterer 2,356,551 sh (New)
David Dreman 78,993 sh (+88.18%)
Ken Fisher 11,619 sh (+4.92%)
Steven Cohen 256,912 sh (+4.68%)
PRIMECAP Management 1,307,517 sh (+3.67%)
John Buckingham 30,218 sh (+1.27%)
Murray Stahl 690,367 sh (+0.32%)
Chuck Akre 49,917 sh (unchged)
Prem Watsa 7,600 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 74,576 sh (-2.24%)
NWQ Managers 304,690 sh (-10.84%)
Pioneer Investments 433,907 sh (-35.97%)
Joel Greenblatt 9,569 sh (-93.91%)
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Q2 2014

CSX Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 6,700 sh (New)
PRIMECAP Management 3,090,417 sh (+136.36%)
Sarah Ketterer 3,732,451 sh (+58.39%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 111,957 sh (+50.12%)
Ken Fisher 13,402 sh (+15.35%)
Prem Watsa 7,600 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 150,000 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
NWQ Managers Sold Out
John Buckingham 30,169 sh (-0.16%)
Murray Stahl 688,967 sh (-0.2%)
Chuck Akre 42,899 sh (-14.06%)
David Dreman 51,654 sh (-34.61%)
Pioneer Investments 105,339 sh (-75.72%)
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Q3 2014

CSX Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 10,300 sh (+53.73%)
PRIMECAP Management 3,220,500 sh (+4.21%)
Sarah Ketterer 3,767,251 sh (+0.93%)
John Buckingham 30,329 sh (+0.53%)
Chuck Akre 42,899 sh (unchged)
Prem Watsa 7,600 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 688,128 sh (-0.12%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 111,207 sh (-0.67%)
David Dreman 50,843 sh (-1.57%)
Ken Fisher 11,609 sh (-13.38%)
Steven Cohen 85,000 sh (-43.33%)
Pioneer Investments 37,492 sh (-64.41%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with CSX

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
NWQ Managers 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.08%$27.79 - $31 $ 37.5629%0
PRIMECAP Management 2014-06-30 Add 136.36%0.06%$27.79 - $31 $ 37.5629%3090417
David Dreman 2014-06-30 Reduce -34.61%0.06%$27.79 - $31 $ 37.5629%51654
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Sold Out $27.79 - $31 $ 37.5629%0
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Reduce -93.91%0.1%$26.02 - $29.23 $ 37.5635%9569
David Dreman 2014-03-31 Add 88.18%0.08%$26.02 - $29.23 $ 37.5635%78993
Ray Dalio 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.02%$26.02 - $29.23 $ 37.5635%0
David Dreman 2013-12-31 Reduce -48.95%0.09%$25.25 - $28.43 $ 37.5640%41978
Prem Watsa 2013-12-31 New Buy0.02%$25.25 - $28.43 $ 37.5640%7600
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 New Buy0.02%$25.25 - $28.43 $ 37.5640%82605
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 20.20
CSX's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1202 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 23.90 vs. CSX: 20.20 )
CSX' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.93   Max: 43.28
Current: 20.2

6.93
43.28
P/B 3.36
CSX's P/B is ranked higher than
58% of the 1202 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. CSX: 3.36 )
CSX' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.97   Max: 3.36
Current: 3.36

0.97
3.36
P/S 3.02
CSX's P/S is ranked higher than
61% of the 1202 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. CSX: 3.02 )
CSX' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 3.03
Current: 3.02

0.81
3.03
PFCF 42.68
CSX's PFCF is ranked higher than
82% of the 1202 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CSX: 42.68 )
CSX' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 8.47   Max: 1174
Current: 42.68

8.47
1174
EV-to-EBIT 13.18
CSX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
87% of the 1202 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 20.42 vs. CSX: 13.18 )
CSX' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.9   Max: 23.4
Current: 13.18

5.9
23.4
PEG 1.54
CSX's PEG is ranked higher than
91% of the 1202 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CSX: 1.54 )
CSX' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 16.41
Current: 1.54

0.28
16.41
Shiller P/E 23.16
CSX's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
83% of the 1202 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 40.50 vs. CSX: 23.16 )
CSX' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 9.35   Max: 33.85
Current: 23.16

9.35
33.85
Current Ratio 1.20
CSX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 1149 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. CSX: 1.20 )
CSX' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 1.38
Current: 1.2

0.59
1.38
Quick Ratio 1.08
CSX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 1149 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. CSX: 1.08 )
CSX' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 1.27
Current: 1.08

0.51
1.27

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.65
CSX's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
54% of the 881 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. CSX: 1.65 )
CSX' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 3.88
Current: 1.65

0.63
3.88
Dividend Payout 0.34
CSX's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
80% of the 1202 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.83 vs. CSX: 0.34 )
CSX' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 16.67
Current: 0.34

0.04
16.67
Dividend growth (3y) 21.70
CSX's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
91% of the 662 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. CSX: 21.70 )
CSX' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -30.5   Max: 52.8
Current: 21.7

-30.5
52.8
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.39
CSX's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
81% of the 895 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. CSX: 4.39 )
CSX' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.63   Max: 10.02
Current: 4.39

1.63
10.02
Share Buyback Rate 4.10
CSX's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
97% of the 694 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 vs. CSX: 4.10 )
CSX' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 38.6   Max: -62.8
Current: 4.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 3.36
CSX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
63% of the 1202 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. CSX: 3.36 )
CSX' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.78   Max: 3.3
Current: 3.36

0.78
3.3
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.69
CSX's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1202 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 6.55 vs. CSX: 1.69 )
CSX' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.82   Max: 16.63
Current: 1.69

0.82
16.63
Price/Median PS Value 1.53
CSX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
60% of the 1202 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. CSX: 1.53 )
CSX' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 1.37
Current: 1.53

0.27
1.37
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.87
CSX's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
89% of the 1202 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CSX: 1.87 )
CSX' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 7.38
Current: 1.87

0.34
7.38
Price/Graham Number 1.75
CSX's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
74% of the 1202 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. CSX: 1.75 )
CSX' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 6.42
Current: 1.75

0.66
6.42
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.60
CSX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1137 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. CSX: 7.60 )
CSX' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.3   Max: 17
Current: 7.6

4.3
17
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 12.78
CSX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
88% of the 933 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.09 vs. CSX: 12.78 )
CSX' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -0.3   Max: 26.9
Current: 12.78

-0.3
26.9

Business Description

Industry: Transportation & Logistics » Railroads
Compare:TRN, UNP, EJPRY, MTRJY, CP » details
Traded in other countries:CXR.Germany
CSX Corporation was incorporated in 1978 under Virginia law. The Company is a transportation supplier, which provides rail-based transportation services including traditional rail service and the transport of intermodal containers and trailers. The Company operates in two business segments: Rail and Intermodal. Its operating company, CSX Transportation, Inc. provides a crucial link to the transportation supply chain through its approximately 21,000 route mile rail network, which serves major population centers in 23 states east of the Mississippi River, the District of Columbia, and the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec. It serves 70 ocean, river and lake ports along the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts, the Mississippi River, the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence Seaway. CSXT also serves thousands of production and distribution facilities through track connections to more than 240 short-line and regional railroads. In addition to CSXT, the rail segment includes Total Distribution Services, Inc., Transflo Terminal Services, Inc., CSX Technology, Inc. and other subsidiaries. TDSI serves the automotive industry with distribution centers and storage locations, while Transflo provides logistical solutions for transferring products from rail to trucks. Technology and other support services are provided by CSX Technology and other subsidiaries. The Intermodal segment provides integrated rail and truck transportation services and operates a network of dedicated intermodal facilities across North America. CSX Intermodal, Inc., a coast-to-coast intermodal transportation provider, is a stand-alone, integrated intermodal company linking customers to railroads via trucks and terminals. Containers and trailers are loaded and unloaded from trains, and trucks provide the link between intermodal terminals and the customer. The Company's other holdings include CSX Real Property, Inc., a subsidiary responsible for its real estate sales, leasing, acquisition and management and development activities, and the Greenbrier Hotel Corporation, formerly known as CSX Hotels, Inc. The Company's rail competitor is Norfolk Southern Railway, which operates throughout much of its territory. CSX's operations are subject to federal, state and local laws and regulations, generally applicable to many businesses in the United States.
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