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Last $92.58 USD
Change Today -2.00 / -2.11%
Volume 47.4K
As of 9:52 AM 08/31/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

kansas city southern (KSU) Snapshot

Open
$93.83
Previous Close
$93.27
Day High
$93.87
Day Low
$92.57
52 Week High
11/11/14 - $126.49
52 Week Low
08/25/15 - $86.38
Market Cap
10.2B
Average Volume 10 Days
1.8M
EPS TTM
$4.73
Shares Outstanding
110.4M
EX-Date
09/10/15
P/E TM
19.6x
Dividend
$1.32
Dividend Yield
1.29%
Current Stock Chart for KANSAS CITY SOUTHERN (KSU)

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kansas city southern (KSU) Details

Kansas City Southern, through its subsidiaries, engages in the freight rail transportation business. It operates north/south rail route between Kansas City, Missouri, and various ports along the Gulf of Mexico in Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas in the midwest and southeast regions of the United States. The company also operates direct rail passageway between Mexico City and Laredo, Texas serving various Mexico’s industrial cities and three of its seaports; a 157-mile rail line extending from Laredo, Texas to the port city of Corpus Christi, Texas; and The Kansas City Southern Railway Company rail line between Meridian, Mississippi and Shreveport, Louisiana, as well as owns the northern half of the rail bridge at Laredo, Texas. Its coordinated rail network comprises approximately 6,500 route miles extending from the midwest and southeast portions of the United States south into Mexico and connects with other Class I railroads. The company serves customers conducting business in various industries, including electric-generating utilities, chemical and petroleum products, paper and forest products, agriculture and mineral products, automotive products, and intermodal transportation. Kansas City Southern was founded in 1962 and is headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri.

6,490 Employees
Last Reported Date: 01/30/15
Founded in 1962

kansas city southern (KSU) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Director and Member ...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.6M
President
Total Annual Compensation: $648.9K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $633.9K
President of Kansas City Southern de México S...
Total Annual Compensation: $584.1K
Executive Vice President of Administration an...
Total Annual Compensation: $538.1K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

kansas city southern (KSU) Key Developments

Kansas City Southern Opens New Intermodal Terminal in Wylie, Texas

Kansas City Southern has opened its new $64 million intermodal terminal in Wylie, Texas. The new terminal significantly increases the capacity previously available at the Zacha (Dallas-area) terminal, creates opportunity for planned economic growth and development, and makes the City of Wylie and Collin County, Texas even more competitive to shippers looking to locate new operations. The new Wylie Intermodal Terminal has an automated gate system with high definition imagers, optical character recognition and biometric driver identification. It also has an annual lift capacity of 342,000, 1,500 parking spaces, and 400 container stack spots. The terminal also has enhanced traffic signals, specific turn lanes and two 5,000-foot intermodal tracks.

Kansas City Southern Declares Dividends on 4% Non-Cumulative Preferred Stock and Common Stock, Payable on October 6, 2015 and October 7, 2015 Respectively

Kansas City Southern's Board of Directors on August 3, 2015 declared a regular dividend of $0.25 per share on the outstanding KCS 4% non-cumulative preferred stock. The dividend is payable on October 6, 2015 to preferred stockholders of record at the close of business on September 14, 2015. The Board of Directors also declared a regular dividend of $0.33 per share on the outstanding KCS common stock. This dividend is payable on October 7, 2015, to common stockholders of record at the close of business on September 14, 2015.

Kansas City Southern Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Half Year Ended June 30, 2015; Provides Capital Expenditure Guidance for the Full Year of Fiscal 2015

Kansas City Southern reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and half year ended June 30, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported revenues of $585.8 million against $649.7 million a year ago. Operating income was $186.8 million against $205.8 million a year ago. Income before income taxes was $162.4 million against $196.3 million a year ago. Net income was $112.2 million against $130.2 million a year ago. Net income attributable to the group was $111.8 million against $129.8 million a year ago. Basic and diluted earnings per share were $1.01 against $1.18 a year ago. Adjusted income before income taxes was $172.9 million against $199.4 million a year ago. Adjusted net income was $113.7 million against $133.7 million a year ago. Adjusted diluted earnings per share were $1.03 against $1.21 a year ago. The company announced that in revenue $31 million of that reduction is attributable to lower fuel surcharge revenue, with the more - majority of that due to declining U.S. diesel and WTI prices and about $18 million of the decline is attributable to the impact of a weaker Mexican peso and more than all of that core revenue decline was due to weakness in the company’s energy business unit, specifically utility coal and frac sand. For the half year, the company reported revenues of $1,188.9 million against $1,257.1 million a year ago. Operating income was $365 million against $365.8 million a year ago. Income before income taxes was $314 million against $339.3 million a year ago. Net income was $213.4 million against $224.2 million a year ago. Net income attributable to the group was $212.6 million against $223.5 million a year ago. Basic and diluted earnings per share were $1.92 against $2.02 a year ago. The company provided capital expenditure guidance for the full year of fiscal 2015. The company currently expects to spend between $650 million and $670 million during the course of 2015. Roughly 30% of the company’s projected capital spend relates to rolling stock that it ordered in 2014 as being delivered in the current year.

 

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