Kansas City Southern (KSU) Consensus EPS Forecasts

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Barrington Research upgraded the stock to "Outperform" rating in Monday, September 14 report. Zacks Investment Research raised Kansas City Southern from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $118.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Thursday, August 24th. Morgan Stanley holds 0.02% or 563,935 shares in its portfolio. The stock has an average rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $98.63. The analyst recommendations from a month ago are 0 Buy, 3 Strong Buy, 0 Sell, 0 Hold and 6. BMO Capital Markets maintained TJX Companies Inc (NYSE:TJX) rating on Tuesday, August 15. They may also be used to assist the trader figure out proper support and resistance levels for the stock.

The most current P/E ratio is 20.99 and the market value is 11.00B.

The stock is trading at $104.30 which is marginally under the 50 day moving average of $105.68 and marginally over the 200 day moving average of $99.24. Next quarter's EPS is forecasted to be $1.37 with next year's EPS projected to be $5.82.

Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) last released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, July 21st. The Tudor Investment Corp Et Al holds 10,382 shares with $1.09 million value, down from 18,599 last quarter. The business had revenue of $656.40 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $627.81 million. Kansas City Southern had a net margin of 21.52% and a return on equity of 11.40%. Barclays Capital maintained Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) on Monday, October 5 with "Underweight" rating. Its sales stood at 2.20% a year on average in the period of last five years. Currently, Minbos Resources Limited (MNB.AX) has a 200-day MA of 0.01, and a 50-day of 0.01. If you are reading this news story on another site, it was stolen and reposted in violation of United States and worldwide copyright and trademark laws. The correct version of this report can be accessed at https://www.truebluetribune.com/2017/10/13/kansas-city-southern-ksu-scheduled-to-post-earnings-on-friday.html.

Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) will be posting its quarterly earnings results before the market opens on Friday, October 20th. Shareholders of record on Monday, June 12th will be paid a $0.33 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, September 8th. This represents a $1.44 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.37%. Virtus Investment Advisers reported 0.09% of its portfolio in Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU). Kansas City Southern's dividend payout ratio is now 28.92%.

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Kansas City Southern announced that its board has initiated a share buyback plan on Tuesday, August 15th that allows the company to repurchase $800.00 million in shares. As always, the values may need to be adjusted based on the specific stock and market. A reading over 70 would indicate that the stock is overbought, and possibly overvalued.

Technical investors may be checking certain levels on Smartmetric Inc (SMME) shares. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. The shares were sold at an average price of $105.87, for a total value of $471,227.37. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Highfields Capital Management LP now owns 1,620,000 shares of the transportation company's stock worth $137,457,000 after buying an additional 500,000 shares in the last quarter. Stifel Corp accumulated 153,065 shares or 0.06% of the stock. 72 funds opened positions while 120 raised stakes. QS Investors LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Kansas City Southern by 0.5% in the second quarter. As of quarter end Douglas Lane & Associates, LLC had acquired a total of 22,472 shares growing its stake by 23.6%.

In other Kansas City Southern news, Director Henry J. Maier bought 3,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 17th. The Q4 2017 consensus earnings estimates for the company have stabilized at US$1.36 per share. Finally, Envestnet Asset Management Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Kansas City Southern by 2.4% in the first quarter.

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Shares of Kansas City Southern (KSU) have seen the needle move -1.15% or -1.21 in the most recent session. The Company has domestic and worldwide rail operations in North America that are focused on the north/south freight corridor connecting commercial and industrial markets in the central United States with industrial cities in Mexico. Its subsidiaries include The Kansas City Southern Railway Company (KCSR), Kansas City Southern de Mexico, S.A.de C.V. (KCSM), Mexrail, Inc.

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