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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 0.09
NYSE:CSX's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
53% of the 1048 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. NYSE:CSX: 0.09 )
NYSE:CSX' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.04   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.09

Equity to Asset 0.34
NYSE:CSX's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
62% of the 1028 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. NYSE:CSX: 0.34 )
NYSE:CSX' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 0.37
Current: 0.34

0.26
0.37
Interest Coverage 6.18
NYSE:CSX's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
74% of the 570 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 5.13 vs. NYSE:CSX: 6.18 )
NYSE:CSX' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 6.19
Current: 6.18

1.1
6.19
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.93
M-Score: -2.53
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 28.88
NYSE:CSX's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 973 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 7.08 vs. NYSE:CSX: 28.88 )
NYSE:CSX' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 5.52   Max: 29.45
Current: 28.88

5.52
29.45
Net-margin (%) 15.50
NYSE:CSX's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 983 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 4.47 vs. NYSE:CSX: 15.50 )
NYSE:CSX' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 15.84
Current: 15.5

0.02
15.84
ROE (%) 17.78
NYSE:CSX's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 957 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 7.13 vs. NYSE:CSX: 17.78 )
NYSE:CSX' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 21.55
Current: 17.78

0.03
21.55
ROA (%) 5.86
NYSE:CSX's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 988 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.94 vs. NYSE:CSX: 5.86 )
NYSE:CSX' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 6.21
Current: 5.86

0.01
6.21
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 12.73
NYSE:CSX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 977 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 8.31 vs. NYSE:CSX: 12.73 )
NYSE: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
NYSE:CSX's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 941 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. NYSE:CSX: 8.60 )
NYSE:CSX' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -44.4   Max: 62.2
Current: 8.6

-44.4
62.2
EBITDA Growth (%) 8.60
NYSE:CSX's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 832 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. NYSE:CSX: 8.60 )
NYSE:CSX' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -43.5   Max: 47.6
Current: 8.6

-43.5
47.6
EPS Growth (%) 10.70
NYSE:CSX's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 753 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

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

-68.8
149.3
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Guru Trades

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

Prem Watsa 7,600 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 53,418 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 82,605 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 39,773 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%)
Prem Watsa 7,600 sh (unchged)
Chuck Akre 49,917 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Ray Dalio 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

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 111,957 sh (+50.12%)
Ken Fisher 13,402 sh (+15.35%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with NYSE:CSX

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Reduce -93.91%0.1%$26.02 - $29.23 $ 3111%9569
David Dreman 2014-03-31 Add 88.18%0.08%$26.02 - $29.23 $ 3111%78993
Ray Dalio 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.02%$26.02 - $29.23 $ 3111%0
David Dreman 2013-12-31 Reduce -48.95%0.09%$25.25 - $28.43 $ 3115%41978
Prem Watsa 2013-12-31 New Buy0.02%$25.25 - $28.43 $ 3115%7600
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 New Buy0.02%$25.25 - $28.43 $ 3115%82605
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Add 148.7%0.08%$23.03 - $26.75 $ 3123%156915
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Add 30.99%0.01%$22.65 - $26.14 $ 3126%63095
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 New Buy0.06%$19.73 - $24.63 $ 3139%48168
Ray Dalio 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.01%$19.73 - $24.63 $ 3139%0
Scott Black 2012-12-31 Sold Out 1%$19.01 - $21.63 $ 3153%0
David Dreman 2012-12-31 Reduce -75.78%0.17%$19.01 - $21.63 $ 3153%104424
Ray Dalio 2012-12-31 New Buy0.01%$19.01 - $21.63 $ 3153%64400
David Dreman 2012-09-30 New Buy0.22%$20.75 - $23.39 $ 3138%431218
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.02%$20.75 - $23.39 $ 3138%0
Ray Dalio 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.01%$20.75 - $23.39 $ 3138%0
PRIMECAP Management 2012-09-30 Add 22.83%0.01%$20.75 - $23.39 $ 3138%1263900
Scott Black 2012-06-30 Add 11.71%0.12%$20.22 - $22.81 $ 3143%329009
PRIMECAP Management 2012-06-30 Add 177.58%0.02%$20.22 - $22.81 $ 3143%1029000
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 New Buy0.02%$20.22 - $22.81 $ 3143%9657
Ray Dalio 2012-06-30 Reduce -48.2%0.01%$20.22 - $22.81 $ 3143%27187
Ray Dalio 2012-03-31 Reduce -90.53%0.18%$20.16 - $23.68 $ 3153%52487
PRIMECAP Management 2012-03-31 New Buy0.01%$20.16 - $23.68 $ 3153%370707
Ray Dalio 2011-12-31 Add 137.47%0.12%$18.39 - $23.11 $ 3146%553993
George Soros 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.09%$18.39 - $23.11 $ 3146%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.04%$18.39 - $23.11 $ 3146%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 Reduce -71.12%0.11%$18.59 - $27.01 $ 3138%11874
Ray Dalio 2011-09-30 New Buy0.07%$18.59 - $27.01 $ 3138%233293
George Soros 2011-09-30 Reduce -37.62%0.06%$18.59 - $27.01 $ 3138%282200
Joel Greenblatt 2011-06-30 New Buy0.15%$24.3 - $26.4633 $ 3122%41120
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 17.30
CSX's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1101 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 23.50 vs. CSX: 17.30 )
CSX' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.93   Max: 43.28
Current: 17.3

6.93
43.28
P/B 2.86
CSX's P/B is ranked higher than
56% of the 1101 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. CSX: 2.86 )
CSX' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.97   Max: 3.34
Current: 2.86

0.97
3.34
P/S 2.56
CSX's P/S is ranked higher than
58% of the 1101 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. CSX: 2.56 )
CSX' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 2.91
Current: 2.56

0.81
2.91
PFCF 33.33
CSX's PFCF is ranked higher than
77% of the 1101 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 216.00 vs. CSX: 33.33 )
CSX' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 8.47   Max: 1174
Current: 33.33

8.47
1174
EV-to-EBIT 11.73
CSX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
88% of the 1101 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 20.15 vs. CSX: 11.73 )
CSX' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.9   Max: 39.4
Current: 11.73

5.9
39.4
PEG 1.32
CSX's PEG is ranked higher than
87% of the 1101 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 29.78 vs. CSX: 1.32 )
CSX' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 57.99
Current: 1.32

0.27
57.99
Shiller P/E 19.42
CSX's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
88% of the 1101 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 56.65 vs. CSX: 19.42 )
CSX' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 9.23   Max: 33.85
Current: 19.42

9.23
33.85
Current Ratio 0.85
CSX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 1051 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. CSX: 0.85 )
CSX' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 1.38
Current: 0.85

0.59
1.38
Quick Ratio 0.75
CSX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 1051 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. CSX: 0.75 )
CSX' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 1.27
Current: 0.75

0.51
1.27

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 1.97
CSX's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
53% of the 799 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. CSX: 1.97 )
CSX' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 3.88
Current: 1.97

0.63
3.88
Dividend Payout 0.30
CSX's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
91% of the 1101 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CSX: 0.30 )
CSX' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 16.67
Current: 0.3

0.04
16.67
Dividend growth (3y) 21.70
CSX's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
91% of the 546 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 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) 5.17
CSX's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
89% of the 807 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. CSX: 5.17 )
CSX' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.63   Max: 10.02
Current: 5.17

1.63
10.02
Share Buyback Rate 4.10
CSX's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
96% of the 654 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 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 2.86
CSX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
61% of the 1101 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. CSX: 2.86 )
CSX' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.78   Max: 3.3
Current: 2.86

0.78
3.3
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.43
CSX's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1101 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CSX: 1.43 )
CSX' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.82   Max: 19.65
Current: 1.43

0.82
19.65
Price/Median PS Value 1.32
CSX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
63% of the 1101 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. CSX: 1.32 )
CSX' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 1.4
Current: 1.32

0.28
1.4
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.47
CSX's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 1101 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CSX: 1.47 )
CSX' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 7.09
Current: 1.47

0.32
7.09
Price/Graham Number 1.48
CSX's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
74% of the 1101 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. CSX: 1.48 )
CSX' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 14.51
Current: 1.48

0.63
14.51
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.50
CSX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
85% of the 964 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. CSX: 8.50 )
CSX' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.5   Max: 17
Current: 8.5

2.5
17
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 14.34
CSX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
86% of the 847 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. CSX: 14.34 )
CSX' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -3.9   Max: 27.7
Current: 14.34

-3.9
27.7

Business Description

Industry: Transportation & Logistics » Railroads
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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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