Stock price performance of Norfolk Souther Corporation is analyzed for various periods using several stock trading signals. In this case, The stock price has rallied 19.37% in the past 12 Weeks , but analyzing the 6 month charts for the stock , the price continues to stay positive and keep the rally at 31.54% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 71.74% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks because the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of Norfolk Souther Corporation has a positive value of 29.81 compared to overall market. Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 7.75% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 10.77%.The 200 Day SMA reached 28.35%
Norfolk Southern Corporation is having a Relative Strength Index of 67.37 which indicates the stock is not yet over sold or over bought based on the technical indicators. Norfolk Souther Corporation (NYSE:NSC) has climbed 0.09% in the past week and advanced 7.88% in the last 4 weeks. The stocks have underperformed the S&P 500 by 0.03% during the past week but Norfolk Souther Corporation (NYSE:NSC) it has outperformed the index in 4 weeks by 6.92%.
Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Feb 3, 2017, Thomas E Hurlbut (Vice President and Controller) sold 607 shares at 118.26 per share price.On Jan 30, 2017, James A Squires (Chairman, President and CEO) sold 34,417 shares at 119.78 per share price.On Nov 18, 2016, Alan H. Shaw (EVP & Chief Marketing Officer) sold 1,654 shares at 103.17 per share price.
Norfolk Southern Corp. Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Jan 25, 2017. The company reported $1.42 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.06. Analyst had a consensus of $1.36. The company had revenue of $2490.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $2497.29 million. The companys revenue was down -1.1 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.20 EPS.
Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Company shares were Reiterated by Cowen on Jan 26, 2017 to Outperform, Raises Price Target to $ 130 from a previous price target of $116 .Norfolk Southern Corp. was Initiated by Buckingham Research to Neutral on Jan 18, 2017. Norfolk Southern Corp. was Downgraded by CLSA to Underperform on Jan 10, 2017. Company shares were Downgraded by Seaport Global Securities on Jan 9, 2017 to Neutral, Raises Price Target to $ 106 from a previous price target of $101 .
Norfolk Souther Corporation (NYSE:NSC) : On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in Norfolk Souther Corporation (NYSE:NSC) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $119.69 and hit $121.22 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $120.46, with a gain of 0.83% or 0.99 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 1,683,921 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $122.17 and the company has a market cap of $34,984 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $64.51 .
Norfolk Southern Corp., a Virginia-based holding company, owns two major freight railroads, Norfolk Southern Railway Company and Norfolk Western Railway Company, which operates in numerous states, the District of Columbia and the Province of Ontario. (Company Press Release)