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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.11
CSX's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
53% of the 1004 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. CSX: 0.11 )
CSX' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.05   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.11

Equity to Asset 0.33
CSX's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
57% of the 971 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. CSX: 0.33 )
CSX' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 0.36
Current: 0.33

0.27
0.36
Interest Coverage 6.18
CSX's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
71% of the 640 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 5.52 vs. CSX: 6.18 )
CSX' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 6.19
Current: 6.18

1.1
6.19
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.86
M-Score: -2.70
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 : 9/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 28.88
CSX's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 997 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 6.62 vs. CSX: 28.88 )
CSX' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 5.52   Max: 29.45
Current: 28.88

5.52
29.45
Net-margin (%) 15.50
CSX's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 998 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.99 vs. CSX: 15.50 )
CSX' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 15.84
Current: 15.5

0.02
15.84
ROE (%) 17.78
CSX's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 974 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 6.43 vs. CSX: 17.78 )
CSX' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 21.55
Current: 17.78

0.03
21.55
ROA (%) 5.86
CSX's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1000 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.11 vs. CSX: 5.86 )
CSX' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 6.21
Current: 5.86

0.01
6.21
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 12.73
CSX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 997 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 7.59 vs. CSX: 12.73 )
CSX' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 4.56   Max: 13.69
Current: 12.73

4.56
13.69
Revenue Growth (%) 8.60
CSX's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 839 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. CSX: 8.60 )
CSX' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -44.4   Max: 62.2
Current: 8.6

-44.4
62.2
EBITDA Growth (%) 8.60
CSX's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 731 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. CSX: 8.60 )
CSX' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -43.5   Max: 47.6
Current: 8.6

-43.5
47.6
EPS Growth (%) 10.70
CSX's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 608 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 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
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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

CSX Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Joel Greenblatt 48,168 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 12,412 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 3,043,987 sh (+11.38%)
John Buckingham 26,447 sh (+4.66%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 52,260 sh (+2.2%)
Chuck Akre 51,061 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Murray Stahl 685,962 sh (-0.45%)
David Dreman 100,613 sh (-3.65%)
PRIMECAP Management 1,211,100 sh (-3.67%)
NWQ Managers 408,580 sh (-13.14%)
Steven Cohen 70,405 sh (-63.29%)
Jim Simons 545,300 sh (-85.23%)
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Q2 2013

CSX Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Louis Moore Bacon 250,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 186,829 sh (+165.36%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 101,001 sh (+93.27%)
Jim Simons 731,500 sh (+34.15%)
Joel Greenblatt 63,095 sh (+30.99%)
NWQ Managers 416,280 sh (+1.88%)
John Buckingham 26,789 sh (+1.29%)
PRIMECAP Management 1,211,600 sh (+0.04%)
Chuck Akre 51,061 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 685,387 sh (-0.08%)
Ken Fisher 11,264 sh (-9.25%)
David Dreman 82,157 sh (-18.34%)
Pioneer Investments 403,928 sh (-86.73%)
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Q3 2013

CSX Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Joel Greenblatt 156,915 sh (+148.7%)
Pioneer Investments 685,243 sh (+69.64%)
Ken Fisher 11,988 sh (+6.43%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 107,223 sh (+6.16%)
John Buckingham 27,941 sh (+4.3%)
PRIMECAP Management 1,221,600 sh (+0.83%)
NWQ Managers 418,886 sh (+0.63%)
Murray Stahl 689,131 sh (+0.55%)
David Dreman 82,235 sh (+0.09%)
Chuck Akre 51,061 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Steven Cohen 23,199 sh (-87.58%)
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Q4 2013

CSX Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Ray Dalio 82,605 sh (New)
Prem Watsa 7,600 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 39,773 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 53,418 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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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with CSX

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
David Dreman 2013-12-31 Reduce -48.95%0.09%$25.25 - $28.43 $ 28.295%41978
Prem Watsa 2013-12-31 New Buy0.02%$25.25 - $28.43 $ 28.295%7600
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 New Buy0.02%$25.25 - $28.43 $ 28.295%82605
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Add 148.7%0.08%$23.03 - $26.75 $ 28.2912%156915
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Add 30.99%0.01%$22.65 - $26.14 $ 28.2915%63095
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 New Buy0.06%$19.73 - $24.63 $ 28.2927%48168
Ray Dalio 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.01%$19.73 - $24.63 $ 28.2927%0
Scott Black 2012-12-31 Sold Out 1%$19.01 - $21.63 $ 28.2939%0
David Dreman 2012-12-31 Reduce -75.78%0.17%$19.01 - $21.63 $ 28.2939%104424
Ray Dalio 2012-12-31 New Buy0.01%$19.01 - $21.63 $ 28.2939%64400
David Dreman 2012-09-30 New Buy0.22%$20.75 - $23.39 $ 28.2926%431218
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.02%$20.75 - $23.39 $ 28.2926%0
Ray Dalio 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.01%$20.75 - $23.39 $ 28.2926%0
PRIMECAP Management 2012-09-30 Add 22.83%0.01%$20.75 - $23.39 $ 28.2926%1263900
Scott Black 2012-06-30 Add 11.71%0.12%$20.22 - $22.81 $ 28.2930%329009
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 New Buy0.02%$20.22 - $22.81 $ 28.2930%9657
PRIMECAP Management 2012-06-30 Add 177.58%0.02%$20.22 - $22.81 $ 28.2930%1029000
Ray Dalio 2012-06-30 Reduce -48.2%0.01%$20.22 - $22.81 $ 28.2930%27187
Ray Dalio 2012-03-31 Reduce -90.53%0.18%$20.16 - $23.68 $ 28.2939%52487
PRIMECAP Management 2012-03-31 New Buy0.01%$20.16 - $23.68 $ 28.2939%370707
Ray Dalio 2011-12-31 Add 137.47%0.12%$18.39 - $23.11 $ 28.2934%553993
George Soros 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.09%$18.39 - $23.11 $ 28.2934%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.04%$18.39 - $23.11 $ 28.2934%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 Reduce -71.12%0.11%$18.59 - $27.01 $ 28.2926%11874
Ray Dalio 2011-09-30 New Buy0.07%$18.59 - $27.01 $ 28.2926%233293
George Soros 2011-09-30 Reduce -37.62%0.06%$18.59 - $27.01 $ 28.2926%282200
Joel Greenblatt 2011-06-30 New Buy0.15%$24.3 - $26.4633 $ 28.2911%41120
Joel Greenblatt 2011-03-31 Sold Out $21.54 - $26.67 $ 28.2917%0
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 14.90
CSX's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
73% of the 805 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 16.70 vs. CSX: 14.90 )
CSX' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.93   Max: 43.28
Current: 14.9

6.93
43.28
P/B 2.60
CSX's P/B is ranked lower than
61% of the 946 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. CSX: 2.60 )
CSX' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.97   Max: 3.34
Current: 2.6

0.97
3.34
P/S 2.30
CSX's P/S is ranked lower than
67% of the 992 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. CSX: 2.30 )
CSX' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 2.91
Current: 2.3

0.81
2.91
PFCF 29.70
CSX's PFCF is ranked lower than
53% of the 493 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 15.71 vs. CSX: 29.70 )
CSX' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 8.47   Max: 1174
Current: 29.7

8.47
1174
EV-to-EBIT 10.30
CSX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
85% of the 893 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 16.40 vs. CSX: 10.30 )
CSX' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.9   Max: 39.4
Current: 10.3

5.9
39.4
PEG 1.20
CSX's PEG is ranked higher than
68% of the 461 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. CSX: 1.20 )
CSX' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 57.99
Current: 1.2

0.27
57.99
Shiller P/E 17.90
CSX's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
67% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 18.98 vs. CSX: 17.90 )
CSX' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 9.35   Max: 33.85
Current: 17.9

9.35
33.85

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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Dividend Yield 2.20
CSX's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
57% of the 743 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. CSX: 2.20 )
CSX' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 3.88
Current: 2.2

0.63
3.88
Dividend Payout 0.32
CSX's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
66% of the 615 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. CSX: 0.32 )
CSX' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 100
Current: 0.32

0.09
100
Dividend growth (3y) 21.70
CSX's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
93% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 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) 5.42
CSX's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
89% of the 762 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. CSX: 5.42 )
CSX' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.63   Max: 10.02
Current: 5.42

1.63
10.02
Share Buyback Rate 4.10
CSX's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
96% of the 616 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 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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history
Price/Tangible Book 2.70
CSX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
62% of the 890 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. CSX: 2.70 )
CSX' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.92   Max: 2.78
Current: 2.7

0.92
2.78
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.40
CSX's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
68% of the 458 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. CSX: 1.40 )
CSX' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.05   Max: 19.65
Current: 1.4

1.05
19.65
Price/Median PS Value 1.30
CSX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
53% of the 949 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. CSX: 1.30 )
CSX' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 1.28
Current: 1.3

0.38
1.28
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.20
CSX's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
64% of the 252 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. CSX: 1.20 )
CSX' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 2.57
Current: 1.2

0.36
2.57
Price/Graham Number 1.40
CSX's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
54% of the 734 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. CSX: 1.40 )
CSX' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.78   Max: 3.37
Current: 1.4

0.78
3.37
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 9.70
CSX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
87% of the 917 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. CSX: 9.70 )
CSX' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.5   Max: 17
Current: 9.7

2.5
17
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 15.75
CSX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
87% of the 705 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.93 vs. CSX: 15.75 )
CSX' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -5.7   Max: 27.7
Current: 15.75

-5.7
27.7

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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