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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.06
NSC's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
88% of the 825 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. NSC: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NSC' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.09 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.06
Equity to Asset 0.36
NSC's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
68% of the 820 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. NSC: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NSC' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.35 Max: 0.44
Current: 0.36
0.3
0.44
Interest Coverage 5.44
NSC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
55% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 6.48 vs. NSC: 5.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NSC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.2  Med: 6.03 Max: 7.06
Current: 5.44
4.2
7.06
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.74
M-Score: -2.84
WACC vs ROIC
8.88%
9.20%
WACC
ROIC
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

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 28.96
NSC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 816 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 6.11 vs. NSC: 28.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NSC' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24.62  Med: 28.21 Max: 30.76
Current: 28.96
24.62
30.76
Net-margin (%) 15.76
NSC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 823 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 4.12 vs. NSC: 15.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NSC' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.98  Med: 15.79 Max: 17.21
Current: 15.76
12.98
17.21
ROE (%) 13.38
NSC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 812 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 6.92 vs. NSC: 13.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NSC' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.36  Med: 16.26 Max: 18.62
Current: 13.38
10.36
18.62
ROA (%) 4.87
NSC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 833 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.05 vs. NSC: 4.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NSC' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.85  Med: 5.83 Max: 6.75
Current: 4.87
3.85
6.75
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 10.86
NSC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 813 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 9.75 vs. NSC: 10.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NSC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.31  Med: 12.95 Max: 14.57
Current: 10.86
9.31
14.57
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 0.80
NSC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 710 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. NSC: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NSC' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.4  Med: 5.50 Max: 16.1
Current: 0.8
-1.4
16.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 1.40
NSC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 614 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. NSC: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NSC' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.3  Med: 6.60 Max: 26.4
Current: 1.4
-10.3
26.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -1.40
NSC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. NSC: -1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NSC' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -37.5  Med: 13.20 Max: 50.4
Current: -1.4
-37.5
50.4
» NSC's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-07-27)


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

NSC Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 272,600 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 727,667 sh (New)
David Dreman 9,066 sh (+402.27%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 2,048,994 sh (+26.82%)
PRIMECAP Management 1,060,980 sh (+6.52%)
Tom Gayner 98,000 sh (+6.52%)
Ken Fisher 4,544 sh (+2.92%)
John Buckingham 84,593 sh (+0.64%)
Dodge & Cox 6,197 sh (unchged)
Mairs and Power 3,237 sh (unchged)
John Burbank 30,000 sh (unchged)
David Winters 19,199 sh (unchged)
John Burbank Sold Out
Murray Stahl 124,020 sh (-0.22%)
Pioneer Investments 607,998 sh (-8.98%)
Joel Greenblatt 5,075 sh (-86.83%)
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Q3 2015

NSC Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Ray Dalio 26,893 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 32,528 sh (+540.95%)
Tom Gayner 152,000 sh (+55.10%)
Jim Simons 384,200 sh (+40.94%)
David Dreman 10,766 sh (+18.75%)
Pioneer Investments 704,847 sh (+15.93%)
Ken Fisher 5,138 sh (+13.07%)
Mairs and Power 3,527 sh (+8.96%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 768,383 sh (+5.60%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 2,116,069 sh (+3.27%)
John Buckingham 85,219 sh (+0.74%)
David Winters 19,199 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 5,597 sh (-9.68%)
PRIMECAP Management 890,655 sh (-16.05%)
Murray Stahl 5,929 sh (-95.22%)
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Q4 2015

NSC Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jeremy Grantham 2,500 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 129,214 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 4,481 sh (New)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 3,079,905 sh (+45.55%)
Tom Gayner 207,000 sh (+36.18%)
Ken Fisher 5,398 sh (+5.06%)
Murray Stahl 5,929 sh (unchged)
Mairs and Power 3,527 sh (unchged)
David Winters 19,199 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
David Dreman Sold Out
John Buckingham 84,058 sh (-1.36%)
Dodge & Cox 4,497 sh (-19.65%)
PRIMECAP Management 654,926 sh (-26.47%)
Pioneer Investments 117,985 sh (-83.26%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 32,289 sh (-95.80%)
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Q1 2016

NSC Guru Trades in Q1 2016

David Dreman 340 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 9,739 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 553,650 sh (+328.48%)
Dodge & Cox 6,497 sh (+44.47%)
Pioneer Investments 129,985 sh (+10.17%)
Murray Stahl 6,185 sh (+4.32%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 3,132,264 sh (+1.70%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 32,548 sh (+0.80%)
Tom Gayner 208,500 sh (+0.72%)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
David Winters Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
John Buckingham 79,795 sh (-5.07%)
Mairs and Power 3,177 sh (-9.92%)
Ken Fisher 4,821 sh (-10.69%)
PRIMECAP Management 417,662 sh (-36.23%)
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Business Description

Industry: Transportation & Logistics » Railroads
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Traded in other countries:NFS.Germany,
Norfolk Southern Corp is engaged in the rail transportation of raw materials, intermediate products, & finished goods in the Southeast, East, and Midwest and, via interchange with rail carriers, to and from the rest of the United States.

Norfolk Southern Corp was incorporated in Virginia on July 23, 1980. The Company is engaged in the rail transportation of raw materials, intermediate products, and finished goods primarily in the Southeast, East, and Midwest and, via interchange with rail carriers, to and from the rest of the United States. It also transports overseas freight through several Atlantic and Gulf Coast ports. The Company provides logistics services and offer intermodal network in the eastern half of the United States. As at December 31, 2013, its railroads operated approximately 20,000 miles of road in 22 states and the District of Columbia. Its system reaches many individual industries, electric generating facilities, mines (in western Virginia, eastern Kentucky, southern and northern West Virginia, western Pennsylvania, and southern Illinois and Indiana), distribution centers, transload facilities, and other businesses located in its service area. One of its subsidiaries, Triple Crown, provides bimodal truckload transportation service utilizing roadrailer trailers, a hybrid technology that facilitates both over-the-road and on-the-rail transportation utilizing enclosed trailers that are pulled over the highways in tractor-trailer configuration and over the rails by locomotives. In addition, Triple Crown utilizes conventional trailers that are also moved on rail flatcars. Triple Crown provides service in the eastern United States, as well as Ontario and Quebec, through a network of terminals located in 13 cities. In addition to environmental, safety, securities, and other regulations generally applicable to all business, the Company's railroads are subject to regulation by the Surface Transportation Board (STB). There is continuing strong competition among rail, water, and highway carriers. Its primary rail competitor is CSX Corporation; both railroads operate throughout much of the same territory.

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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 15.58
NSC's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
53% of the 679 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 14.94 vs. NSC: 15.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
NSC' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.44  Med: 14.67 Max: 20.29
Current: 15.58
6.44
20.29
Forward P/E 13.48
NSC's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
60% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 12.22 vs. NSC: 13.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 15.52
NSC's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
51% of the 660 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 15.36 vs. NSC: 15.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
NSC' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.43  Med: 14.62 Max: 20.16
Current: 15.52
6.43
20.16
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 19.15
NSC's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
61% of the 323 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 15.63 vs. NSC: 19.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
NSC' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.7  Med: 14.06 Max: 32.88
Current: 19.15
5.7
32.88
P/B 1.98
NSC's P/B is ranked lower than
75% of the 835 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. NSC: 1.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
NSC' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.04  Med: 2.14 Max: 2.89
Current: 1.98
1.04
2.89
P/S 2.45
NSC's P/S is ranked lower than
77% of the 826 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. NSC: 2.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
NSC' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.03  Med: 2.29 Max: 3.12
Current: 2.45
1.03
3.12
PFCF 34.29
NSC's PFCF is ranked lower than
82% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 13.89 vs. NSC: 34.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
NSC' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.4  Med: 23.35 Max: 173.29
Current: 34.29
10.4
173.29
POCF 8.11
NSC's POCF is ranked lower than
62% of the 505 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 6.05 vs. NSC: 8.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
NSC' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.22  Med: 8.80 Max: 12.68
Current: 8.11
4.22
12.68
EV-to-EBIT 10.90
NSC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
61% of the 684 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 12.80 vs. NSC: 10.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
NSC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.4  Med: 10.20 Max: 12.6
Current: 10.9
5.4
12.6
EV-to-EBITDA 8.06
NSC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
59% of the 721 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 9.51 vs. NSC: 8.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
NSC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.2  Med: 7.80 Max: 9.5
Current: 8.06
4.2
9.5
PEG 2.51
NSC's PEG is ranked lower than
63% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. NSC: 2.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
NSC' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 1.40 Max: 4.81
Current: 2.51
0.39
4.81
Shiller P/E 16.62
NSC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
56% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 19.08 vs. NSC: 16.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
NSC' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.57  Med: 20.83 Max: 32.4
Current: 16.62
11.57
32.4
Current Ratio 1.07
NSC's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 788 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. NSC: 1.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
NSC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 1.01 Max: 1.56
Current: 1.07
0.35
1.56
Quick Ratio 0.90
NSC's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 788 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. NSC: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
NSC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.93 Max: 1.43
Current: 0.9
0.31
1.43
Days Inventory 30.02
NSC's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
73% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 12.47 vs. NSC: 30.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
NSC' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.44  Med: 18.77 Max: 25.27
Current: 30.02
15.44
25.27
Days Sales Outstanding 33.84
NSC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
61% of the 617 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 41.03 vs. NSC: 33.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
NSC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 29.79  Med: 33.32 Max: 38.49
Current: 33.84
29.79
38.49
Days Payable 118.35
NSC's Days Payable is ranked higher than
84% of the 544 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 35.29 vs. NSC: 118.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
NSC' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 28.19  Med: 111.10 Max: 130.11
Current: 118.35
28.19
130.11

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.82
NSC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
52% of the 938 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.63 vs. NSC: 2.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
NSC' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.94  Med: 2.23 Max: 4.63
Current: 2.82
0.94
4.63
Dividend Payout 0.43
NSC's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
54% of the 533 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. NSC: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
NSC' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.32 Max: 20
Current: 0.43
0.11
20
Dividend Growth (3y) 6.80
NSC's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
56% of the 388 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. NSC: 6.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
NSC' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.1  Med: 12.60 Max: 38.7
Current: 6.8
-33.1
38.7
Forward Dividend Yield 2.82
NSC's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
51% of the 853 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.85 vs. NSC: 2.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.63
NSC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
61% of the 967 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.55 vs. NSC: 4.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
NSC' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.56  Med: 3.69 Max: 7.66
Current: 4.63
1.56
7.66
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 1.80
NSC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 408 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: -2.10 vs. NSC: 1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
NSC' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.8  Med: 1.80 Max: 5.2
Current: 1.8
-1.8
5.2

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 2.05
NSC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
71% of the 783 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. NSC: 2.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
NSC' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.88  Med: 1.99 Max: 2.78
Current: 2.05
0.88
2.78
Price/Projected FCF 1.32
NSC's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
56% of the 385 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. NSC: 1.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
NSC' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 1.30 Max: 7.39
Current: 1.32
0.61
7.39
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 1.29
NSC's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
61% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. NSC: 1.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.07
NSC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
61% of the 766 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. NSC: 1.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
NSC' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.88 Max: 1.31
Current: 1.07
0.36
1.31
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.84
NSC's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
83% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. NSC: 2.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
NSC' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 1.42 Max: 4.42
Current: 2.84
0.48
4.42
Price/Graham Number 1.19
NSC's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
60% of the 556 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. NSC: 1.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
NSC' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 1.15 Max: 1.68
Current: 1.19
0.67
1.68
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 9.23
NSC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 851 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. NSC: 9.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
NSC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8  Med: 9.80 Max: 18.5
Current: 9.23
8
18.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 8.73
NSC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 450 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 4.41 vs. NSC: 8.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
NSC' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.1  Med: 14.10 Max: 25.5
Current: 8.73
7.1
25.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $10,364
EPS (TTM) $ 5.38
Beta1.20
Short Percentage of Float0.89%
52-Week Range $64.51 - 98.75
Shares Outstanding (Mil)295.74

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 10,012 10,590 10,812
EPS ($) 5.43 6.22 6.81
EPS without NRI ($) 5.43 6.22 6.81
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
4.57%
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