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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 : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.09
NYSE:NSC's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
80% of the 806 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. NYSE:NSC: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NYSE:NSC' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.15 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.09
Equity-to-Asset 0.36
NYSE:NSC's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
65% of the 807 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. NYSE:NSC: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NYSE:NSC' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.37 Max: 0.51
Current: 0.36
0.31
0.51
Interest Coverage 5.46
NYSE:NSC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
63% of the 669 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 9.54 vs. NYSE:NSC: 5.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NYSE:NSC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.2  Med: 6.03 Max: 7.06
Current: 5.46
4.2
7.06
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 1.93
Beneish M-Score: -2.67
WACC vs ROIC
9.06%
9.28%
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

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 31.09
NYSE:NSC's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
89% of the 801 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 5.72 vs. NYSE:NSC: 31.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NYSE:NSC' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24.62  Med: 28.53 Max: 31.09
Current: 31.09
24.62
31.09
Net Margin % 16.87
NYSE:NSC's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
82% of the 809 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.66 vs. NYSE:NSC: 16.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NYSE:NSC' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.98  Med: 15.97 Max: 17.21
Current: 16.87
12.98
17.21
ROE % 13.51
NYSE:NSC's ROE % is ranked higher than
79% of the 798 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 6.25 vs. NYSE:NSC: 13.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NYSE:NSC' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.36  Med: 15.99 Max: 18.53
Current: 13.51
10.36
18.53
ROA % 4.85
NYSE:NSC's ROA % is ranked higher than
70% of the 818 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.77 vs. NYSE:NSC: 4.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NYSE:NSC' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.85  Med: 5.78 Max: 6.75
Current: 4.85
3.85
6.75
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 10.72
NYSE:NSC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
56% of the 803 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 9.14 vs. NYSE:NSC: 10.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NYSE:NSC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.31  Med: 12.77 Max: 14.57
Current: 10.72
9.31
14.57
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -2.50
NYSE:NSC's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
67% of the 689 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. NYSE:NSC: -2.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NYSE:NSC' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.5  Med: 5.2 Max: 16.9
Current: -2.5
-2.5
16.9
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -0.10
NYSE:NSC's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
66% of the 590 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. NYSE:NSC: -0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NYSE:NSC' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.3  Med: 8 Max: 67.6
Current: -0.1
-10.3
67.6
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -2.40
NYSE:NSC's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
65% of the 530 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. NYSE:NSC: -2.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
NYSE:NSC' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -60.8  Med: 6.4 Max: 185.7
Current: -2.4
-60.8
185.7
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Guru Trades

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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Q2 2016

NSC Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons 701,700 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 367,800 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 143,430 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 172,642 sh (+32.82%)
Tom Gayner 229,500 sh (+10.07%)
Murray Stahl 6,276 sh (+1.47%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
David Dreman Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management 414,862 sh (-0.67%)
John Buckingham 79,121 sh (-0.84%)
Mairs and Power 3,072 sh (-3.31%)
Ken Fisher 4,428 sh (-8.15%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 2,669,449 sh (-14.78%)
Dodge & Cox 5,497 sh (-15.39%)
Steven Cohen 183,500 sh (-66.86%)
Paul Tudor Jones 2,420 sh (-75.15%)
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Q3 2016

NSC Guru Trades in Q3 2016

T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 200,000 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 41,700 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 466,100 sh (+154.01%)
Joel Greenblatt 223,514 sh (+55.83%)
Pioneer Investments 187,623 sh (+8.68%)
Murray Stahl 6,385 sh (+1.74%)
Ken Fisher 4,490 sh (+1.40%)
Tom Gayner 229,500 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham 100,000 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 5,497 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
John Buckingham 77,567 sh (-1.96%)
Mairs and Power 2,889 sh (-5.96%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 2,446,160 sh (-8.36%)
PRIMECAP Management 289,938 sh (-30.11%)
Caxton Associates 40,000 sh (-89.12%)
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Q4 2016

NSC Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Joel Greenblatt 241,288 sh (+7.95%)
Ken Fisher 4,824 sh (+7.44%)
Pioneer Investments 192,403 sh (+2.55%)
Tom Gayner 229,500 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham 100,000 sh (unchged)
Mairs and Power 2,889 sh (unchged)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund Sold Out
Murray Stahl 6,365 sh (-0.31%)
Dodge & Cox 5,397 sh (-1.82%)
John Buckingham 75,589 sh (-2.55%)
PRIMECAP Management 275,000 sh (-5.15%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 1,927,260 sh (-21.21%)
Caxton Associates 25,000 sh (-37.50%)
Steven Cohen 94,000 sh (-79.83%)
Jeremy Grantham 5,165 sh (-87.61%)
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Business Description

Industry: Transportation & Logistics » Railroads    NAICS: 482111    SIC: 4011
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Traded in other countries:NFS.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
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 is a $9.9 billion railroad operating in the Eastern United States. On 21,000 miles of track, Norfolk Southern hauls shipments of coal (15% of consolidated 2016 revenue), intermodal traffic (22%), and a diverse mix of automobile, agriculture, metal, chemical, and forest products (each 8% to 17%).

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 20.86
NSC's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 619 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 16.92 vs. NSC: 20.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
NSC' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.46  Med: 15.03 Max: 21.89
Current: 20.86
6.46
21.89
Forward PE Ratio 18.73
NSC's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 22.62 vs. NSC: 18.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 20.86
NSC's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
57% of the 615 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 16.88 vs. NSC: 20.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
NSC' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.46  Med: 15.03 Max: 21.89
Current: 20.86
6.46
21.89
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 25.19
NSC's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
65% of the 323 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 17.32 vs. NSC: 25.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
NSC' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.7  Med: 15.12 Max: 29.83
Current: 25.19
5.7
29.83
PB Ratio 2.74
NSC's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
77% of the 791 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. NSC: 2.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
NSC' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.04  Med: 2.19 Max: 2.97
Current: 2.74
1.04
2.97
PS Ratio 3.51
NSC's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
78% of the 791 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. NSC: 3.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
NSC' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.03  Med: 2.35 Max: 3.68
Current: 3.51
1.03
3.68
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 30.27
NSC's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
74% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 15.32 vs. NSC: 30.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
NSC' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.4  Med: 25.63 Max: 114.64
Current: 30.27
10.4
114.64
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 11.44
NSC's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
63% of the 471 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 7.78 vs. NSC: 11.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
NSC' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.22  Med: 8.96 Max: 12.68
Current: 11.44
4.22
12.68
EV-to-EBIT 14.01
NSC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
56% of the 871 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 14.84 vs. NSC: 14.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
NSC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.4  Med: 10.3 Max: 14.5
Current: 14.01
5.4
14.5
EV-to-EBITDA 10.55
NSC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
51% of the 928 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 10.34 vs. NSC: 10.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
NSC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.2  Med: 8 Max: 10.9
Current: 10.55
4.2
10.9
PEG Ratio 7.74
NSC's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
79% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. NSC: 7.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
NSC' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 1.54 Max: 9.69
Current: 7.74
0.39
9.69
Shiller PE Ratio 22.31
NSC's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 212 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 22.18 vs. NSC: 22.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
NSC' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.66  Med: 20.75 Max: 32.69
Current: 22.31
11.66
32.69
Current Ratio 0.98
NSC's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 774 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. NSC: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
NSC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 1.12 Max: 1.57
Current: 0.98
0.44
1.57
Quick Ratio 0.87
NSC's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
66% of the 774 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. NSC: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
NSC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.05 Max: 1.52
Current: 0.87
0.4
1.52
Days Inventory 34.76
NSC's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
76% of the 633 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 10.84 vs. NSC: 34.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
NSC' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.51  Med: 19.44 Max: 34.76
Current: 34.76
16.51
34.76
Days Sales Outstanding 34.88
NSC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
62% of the 582 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 43.32 vs. NSC: 34.88 )
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: 36.67
Current: 34.88
29.79
36.67
Days Payable 145.64
NSC's Days Payable is ranked higher than
87% of the 489 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 37.49 vs. NSC: 145.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
NSC' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 28.19  Med: 111.1 Max: 145.64
Current: 145.64
28.19
145.64

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 2.02
NSC's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
58% of the 963 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.48 vs. NSC: 2.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
NSC' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.08  Med: 2.28 Max: 4.63
Current: 2.02
1.08
4.63
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.42
NSC's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. NSC: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
NSC' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.35 Max: 0.49
Current: 0.42
0.26
0.49
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 5.00
NSC's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
55% of the 392 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. NSC: 5.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
NSC' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.1  Med: 8.2 Max: 38.7
Current: 5
-33.1
38.7
Forward Dividend Yield % 2.10
NSC's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
59% of the 915 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.61 vs. NSC: 2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 2.86
NSC's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
59% of the 1059 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.35 vs. NSC: 2.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
NSC' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.53  Med: 3.23 Max: 6.55
Current: 2.86
1.53
6.55
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 2.00
NSC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 397 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: -2.10 vs. NSC: 2.00 )
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: 2 Max: 8.1
Current: 2
-1.8
8.1

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 2.74
NSC's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
74% of the 731 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. NSC: 2.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
NSC' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.88  Med: 2.03 Max: 2.74
Current: 2.74
0.88
2.74
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.86
NSC's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
63% of the 356 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. NSC: 1.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
NSC' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 1.42 Max: 1.99
Current: 1.86
0.7
1.99
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) 1.82
NSC's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
70% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. NSC: 1.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.49
NSC's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
76% of the 684 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. NSC: 1.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
NSC' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 0.92 Max: 1.49
Current: 1.49
0.35
1.49
Price-to-Graham-Number 1.59
NSC's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
67% of the 502 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. NSC: 1.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
NSC' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.85  Med: 1.2 Max: 5.07
Current: 1.59
0.85
5.07
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 7.14
NSC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
64% of the 1060 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 5.78 vs. NSC: 7.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
NSC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.9  Med: 9.7 Max: 18.5
Current: 7.14
6.9
18.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 4.44
NSC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
53% of the 472 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 5.16 vs. NSC: 4.44 )
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: 4.3  Med: 12.9 Max: 25.4
Current: 4.44
4.3
25.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $9,888
EPS (TTM) $ 5.61
Beta1.41
Short Percentage of Float1.15%
52-Week Range $78.73 - 125.00
Shares Outstanding (Mil)310.71

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 10,363 10,845 11,393
EPS ($) 6.17 6.90 7.65
EPS without NRI ($) 6.17 6.90 7.65
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
10.37%
Dividends per Share ($) 2.51 2.61
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