NSC Norfolk Southern Corporation

Price (delayed)

$213.13

Market cap

$54.37B

P/E Ratio

26.41

Dividend/share

$3.76

EPS

$8.07

Enterprise value

$65.93B

Sector: Industrials
Industry: Railroads
Norfolk Southern Corp. is a transportation company, which owns a freight railroad. It engages in the rail transportation of raw materials, intermediate products, and finished goods primarily in the Southeast, East, and Midwest and, via interchange with rail carriers, to and from the rest of the United States. The company transports overseas freight through several Atlantic and Gulf Coast ports. It offers the extensive intermodal network in the eastern half of the United States and is a transporter of coal, automotive, and industrial products. The company's services include property leases and sales; wire line or pipeline and fiber optics projects; access property; manage private crossings, promote business with signboards, and natural resource management. Norfolk Southern was founded on July 23, 1980 and is headquartered in Norfolk, VA.

Highlights

The quick ratio has soared by 89% YoY and by 52% from the previous quarter
NSC's P/E is 66% above its 5-year quarterly average of 15.9 and 44% above its last 4 quarters average of 18.4
The net income is down by 25% year-on-year and by 14% since the previous quarter

Key stats

What are the main financial stats of NSC
Market
Shares outstanding
255.11M
Market cap
$54.37B
Enterprise value
$65.93B
Valuations
Price to earnings (P/E)
26.41
Price to book (P/B)
3.67
Price to sales (P/S)
5.33
EV/EBIT
20.3
EV/EBITDA
15.01
EV/Sales
6.44
Earnings
Revenue
$10.24B
EBIT
$3.25B
EBITDA
$4.39B
Free cash flow
$2.34B
Per share
EPS
$8.07
Free cash flow per share
$9.15
Book value per share
$58.01
Revenue per share
$39.98
TBVPS
$148.19
Balance sheet
Total assets
$37.96B
Total liabilities
$23.1B
Debt
$12.7B
Equity
$14.86B
Working capital
$415M
Liquidity
Debt to equity
0.85
Current ratio
1.21
Quick ratio
1.02
Net debt/EBITDA
2.63
Margins
EBITDA margin
42.9%
Gross margin
70.2%
Net margin
20.5%
Operating margin
30.6%
Efficiency
Return on assets
5.6%
Return on equity
13.9%
Return on invested capital
6.9%
Return on capital employed
9%
Return on sales
31.7%
Dividend
Dividend yield
1.76%
DPS
$3.76
Payout ratio
46.6%

NSC stock price

How has the Norfolk Southern stock price performed over time

Financial performance

How have Norfolk Southern's revenue and profit performed over time
Revenue
$10.24B
Gross profit
$7.19B
Operating income
$3.14B
Net income
$2.1B
Gross margin
70.2%
Net margin
20.5%
The net income is down by 25% year-on-year and by 14% since the previous quarter
The company's operating income fell by 24% YoY and by 13% QoQ
The company's net margin fell by 15% YoY and by 6% QoQ
The company's operating margin fell by 14% YoY and by 6% QoQ

Growth

What is Norfolk Southern's growth rate over time

Valuation

What is Norfolk Southern stock price valuation
P/E
26.41
P/B
3.67
P/S
5.33
EV/EBIT
20.3
EV/EBITDA
15.01
EV/Sales
6.44
NSC's P/E is 66% above its 5-year quarterly average of 15.9 and 44% above its last 4 quarters average of 18.4
Norfolk Southern's EPS has decreased by 22% YoY and by 13% from the previous quarter
The price to book (P/B) is 36% more than the 5-year quarterly average of 2.7 and 22% more than the last 4 quarters average of 3.0
The equity has decreased by 2.9% YoY
The price to sales (P/S) is 48% higher than the 5-year quarterly average of 3.6 and 30% higher than the last 4 quarters average of 4.1
NSC's revenue is down by 12% year-on-year and by 8% since the previous quarter

Efficiency

How efficient is Norfolk Southern business performance
Norfolk Southern's ROIC has decreased by 27% YoY and by 13% from the previous quarter
The return on assets has declined by 26% year-on-year and by 14% since the previous quarter
The ROE has decreased by 24% YoY and by 13% from the previous quarter
Norfolk Southern's ROS has decreased by 13% YoY and by 4.5% from the previous quarter

Dividends

What is NSC's dividend history
DPS
$3.76
Dividend yield
1.76%
Payout ratio
46.6%
Recent dividends

Financial health

How did Norfolk Southern financials performed over time
Norfolk Southern's total assets is 64% more than its total liabilities
The quick ratio has soared by 89% YoY and by 52% from the previous quarter
NSC's current ratio has surged by 55% year-on-year and by 34% since the previous quarter
The company's debt is 15% lower than its equity
The company's debt to equity rose by 13% YoY and by 3.7% QoQ
The company's debt rose by 11% YoY and by 4% QoQ

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