KSU Kansas City Southern

Price (delayed)

$182.84

Market cap

$17.25B

P/E Ratio

31.2

Dividend/share

$1.6

EPS

$5.86

Enterprise value

$20.47B

Sector: Industrials
Industry: Railroads
Kansas City Southern is a transportation holding company. It focuses on the growing north or south freight corridor connecting key commercial and industrial markets in the central United States with major industrial cities in Mexico. The company also engages in the freight rail transportation business operating through a single coordinated rail network. Kansas City Southern was founded by Arthur E. Stilwell in 1887 and is headquartered in Kansas City, MO.

Highlights

Kansas City Southern's quick ratio has soared by 139% from the previous quarter
Kansas City Southern's gross margin has increased by 6% YoY
The gross profit has grown by 4.6% YoY but it has contracted by 4.5% from the previous quarter
The EPS has increased by 4.3% YoY but it has decreased by 2.2% QoQ
The price to earnings (P/E) is 65% higher than the 5-year quarterly average of 18.9 and 27% higher than the last 4 quarters average of 24.6
The debt has grown by 38% YoY and by 16% from the previous quarter

Key stats

What are the main financial stats of KSU
Market
Shares outstanding
94.35M
Market cap
$17.25B
Enterprise value
$20.47B
Valuations
Price to earnings (P/E)
31.2
Price to book (P/B)
3.93
Price to sales (P/S)
6.27
EV/EBIT
21.76
EV/EBITDA
15.82
EV/Sales
7.42
Earnings
Revenue
$2.76B
EBIT
$940.7M
EBITDA
$1.29B
Free cash flow
$557.8M
Per share
EPS
$5.86
Free cash flow per share
$5.9
Book value per share
$46.52
Revenue per share
$29.18
TBVPS
$108.9
Balance sheet
Total assets
$10.29B
Total liabilities
$5.54B
Debt
$3.84B
Equity
$4.42B
Working capital
$659.3M
Liquidity
Debt to equity
0.87
Current ratio
2.44
Quick ratio
1.84
Net debt/EBITDA
2.48
Margins
EBITDA margin
46.9%
Gross margin
69.5%
Net margin
20.6%
Operating margin
35.8%
Efficiency
Return on assets
5.8%
Return on equity
12.5%
Return on invested capital
7.6%
Return on capital employed
9.6%
Return on sales
34.1%
Dividend
Dividend yield
0.88%
DPS
$1.6
Payout ratio
27.3%

KSU stock price

How has the Kansas City Southern stock price performed over time

Financial performance

How have Kansas City Southern's revenue and profit performed over time
Revenue
$2.76B
Gross profit
$1.92B
Operating income
$987.2M
Net income
$568.9M
Gross margin
69.5%
Net margin
20.6%
KSU's operating margin is up by 12% year-on-year and by 3.2% since the previous quarter
KSU's operating income is up by 11% year-on-year but it is down by 2.7% since the previous quarter
The revenue has contracted by 6% from the previous quarter
Kansas City Southern's gross margin has increased by 6% YoY

Growth

What is Kansas City Southern's growth rate over time

Valuation

What is Kansas City Southern stock price valuation
P/E
31.2
P/B
3.93
P/S
6.27
EV/EBIT
21.76
EV/EBITDA
15.82
EV/Sales
7.42
The price to earnings (P/E) is 65% higher than the 5-year quarterly average of 18.9 and 27% higher than the last 4 quarters average of 24.6
The EPS has increased by 4.3% YoY but it has decreased by 2.2% QoQ
The price to book (P/B) is 57% higher than the 5-year quarterly average of 2.5 and 31% higher than the last 4 quarters average of 3.0
Kansas City Southern's equity has decreased by 9% YoY
The stock's price to sales (P/S) is 49% more than its 5-year quarterly average of 4.2 and 31% more than its last 4 quarters average of 4.8
The revenue has contracted by 6% from the previous quarter

Efficiency

How efficient is Kansas City Southern business performance
Kansas City Southern's ROE has increased by 6% YoY
The company's return on invested capital fell by 5% QoQ and by 2.6% YoY
The ROS has increased by 4.6% YoY and by 3% QoQ
The company's return on assets fell by 3.3% QoQ

Dividends

What is KSU's dividend history
DPS
$1.6
Dividend yield
0.88%
Payout ratio
27.3%
Recent dividends

Financial health

How did Kansas City Southern financials performed over time
The total assets is 86% greater than the total liabilities
KSU's total liabilities is up by 24% year-on-year and by 11% since the previous quarter
The total assets has increased by 7% year-on-year and by 5% since the previous quarter
The debt is 13% less than the equity
Kansas City Southern's debt to equity has soared by 50% YoY and by 18% from the previous quarter
The debt has grown by 38% YoY and by 16% from the previous quarter

All financial data is based on trailing twelve months (TTM) periods - updated quarterly, unless otherwise specified.