NEW YORK, February 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
Stock-Callers.com this morning has issued research reports on CSX Corp. (NASDAQ: CSX), Union Pacific Corp. (NYSE: UNP), Kansas City Southern (NYSE: KSU), and Norfolk Southern Corp. (NYSE: NSC). These companies belong to the US Railroads industry, which includes Class 1, or large railroads, as well as regional and local line-haul railroads that carry freight and passengers. Learn more about these stocks by downloading their comprehensive and free reports at:
At the close of trading on Wednesday, shares in Jacksonville, Florida-based CSX Corp. rose 0.59%, ending the day at $47.96. The stock recorded a trading volume of 8.60 million shares. The Company's shares have surged 29.66% in the last one month, 50.41% in the previous three months, and 33.48% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 21.31% and 54.17%, respectively. Moreover, shares of CSX Corp., which together with its subsidiaries, provides rail-based transportation services in the US and Canada, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 69.47.
On January 30th, 2017, research firm Barclays reiterated its 'Overweight' rating on the Company's stock with an increase of the target price from $41 a share to $50 a share.
On February 08th, 2017, CSX's Board of Directors approved a $0.18 per share quarterly dividend on the Company's common stock. The dividend is payable on March 15th, 2017, to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 28th, 2017. CSX complete research report is just a click away and free at:
Shares in Omaha, Nebraska headquartered Union Pacific Corp. ended the day 0.29% lower at $107.34, with a total trading volume of 3.90 million shares. The stock has gained 4.80% in the past month, 18.99% over the previous three months, and 3.53% since the start of this year. The Company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 2.30% and 14.15%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Union Pacific, which through its subsidiary, Union Pacific Railroad Company, operates railroads in the US, have an RSI of 52.34.
On January 20th, 2017, research firm RBC Capital Markets reiterated its 'Sector Perform' rating on the Company's stock with an increase of the target price from $111 a share to $115 a share.
On February 02nd, 2017, Union Pacific's Board of Directors announced the approval of the Company's full year 2017 capital plan of approximately $3.1 billion, down about $400 million versus full year 2016. The plan includes $300 million to further implement Positive Train Control. The Board also declared a quarterly dividend of $0.60 per share on the Company's common stock, payable March 31st, 2017, to shareholders of record February 28th, 2017. Union Pacific has paid dividends on its common stock for 118 consecutive years. The complimentary report on UNP can be downloaded at:
Kansas City Southern
On Wednesday, shares in Kansas City, Missouri headquartered Kansas City Southern finished 0.07% higher at $85.06, with a total trading volume of 1.38 million shares. The stock has advanced 4.30% in the last one month and 0.25% on an YTD basis. The Company's shares are trading below their 50-day moving average by 0.05%. Additionally, shares of Kansas City Southern, which through its subsidiaries, provides freight rail transportation services, have an RSI of 49.07.
On January 23rd, 2017, research firm Seaport Global Securities downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Accumulate' to 'Neutral', with a target price of $90 per share.
On February 01st, 2017, Kansas City Southern announced that its subsidiary, The Kansas City Southern Railway Company (KCSR), has appointed Janet Barr as vice president human resources. Ms. Barr reports to KCS senior vice president human resources Lora Cheatum. Ms. Barr has more than 20 years of human resources and labor relations experience in the railroad, healthcare, and utility industries. Sign up for your complimentary research report on KSU at:
Norfolk, Virginia-based Norfolk Southern Corp.'s shares recorded a trading volume of 1.44 million shares at the end of yesterday's session. The stock closed the day 0.05% higher at $120.94. The Company's shares have advanced 11.35% in the last one month, 28.04% in the previous three months, and 12.49% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 9.27% and 27.56%, respectively. Additionally, shares of Norfolk Southern, which together with its subsidiaries, engages in the rail transportation of raw materials, intermediate products, and finished goods, have an RSI of 66.15.
On January 26th, 2017, research firm Cowen reiterated its 'Outperform' rating on the Company's stock with an increase of the target price from $116 a share to $130 a share. Get free access to your research report on NSC at:
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