Earnings Forecast Research on Kansas City Southern (KSU)

Kansas City Southern has received $1.17 as the consensus Earnings Estimate for the Quarter ending on Mar 2017 ,According to the estimate provided by 7 Financial Advisor in the Stock Trading Firms. Among 7 Analysts, Bottom line EPS Estimate for the current quarter is $1.11 while the top line estimate is $1.2 , a key information to consider for Day Trading and investing in stocks. The EPS growth rate is projected at 13.18%.

Kansas City Southern results fell short with a surprise EPS of -4.27% or $-0.05. The Actual EPS was $1.12 compared to the Estimated EPS of $1.17 during its most recent quarterly earnings. Kansas City based Kansas City Southern Last reported the Quarter results on Dec 31, 2016 and the Next earnings date is scheduled to be released on Apr 18, 2017.

Kansas City Southern has a Price to Earnings ratio of 19.23 for the trailing twelve month period. The price to book ratio of the company for the most recent quarter is 2.11. For the Most Recent Fiscal Year, Kansas City Southern has a price to cash ratio of 11.78. For the Trailing twelve month period, company showed a Net Profit Margin of 20.48% and Return on Equity of the stock is 11.14%.

In the last quarter, Kansas City Southern reported Annual Earnings of $1.12. Based on the filings, last years Annual Earnings was, $4.48. In the last Quarter, KSU reported a surprise Earnings per Share of -4.27% . The consensus estimate for current quarter is $1.17 and for the current fiscal year, the estimate is $5.07. For the Next fiscal year, the estimate is $5.66 based on the consensus.

Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) stock ended Tuesday session in the red zone in a volatile trading. The stock closed down 0.45 points or 0.52% at $85.91 with 2,237,423 shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $85.99, the shares hit an intraday low of $85.18 and an intraday high of $86.25 and the price was in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $9,162 million and the number of outstanding shares has been calculated to be 106,643,666 shares. The 52-week high of Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) is $100.6899 and the 52-week low is $69.6.

Kansas City Southern is a transportation holding company with two primary subsidiaries. The Kansas City Southern Railway Company, is one of seven Class I railroads operating in the United States. Kansas City Southern de Mexico, SA. de C.V. is one of three large regional railroads in Mexico. KCS also owns 50% of the Panama Canal Railway Company in Panama. The combined North American rail network comprises approximately 6,000 miles of rail lines that link commercial and industrial markets in the United States and Mexico.

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