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kansas city southern (KSU) Snapshot

Open
$109.10
Previous Close
$109.00
Day High
$111.07
Day Low
$108.62
52 Week High
11/11/14 - $126.49
52 Week Low
02/18/14 - $88.56
Market Cap
12.2B
Average Volume 10 Days
1.8M
EPS TTM
$4.84
Shares Outstanding
110.4M
EX-Date
12/29/14
P/E TM
22.9x
Dividend
$1.12
Dividend Yield
1.01%
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kansas city southern (KSU) Details

Kansas City Southern, through its subsidiaries, engages in the freight rail transportation business. The company 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. It also operates direct rail passageway between Mexico City and Laredo, Texas serving various Mexico’s industrial cities and 3 of its seaports; a 157-mile rail line extending from Laredo, Texas to the port city of Corpus Christi, Texas; and KCSR rail line between Meridian, Mississippi and Shreveport, Louisiana, as well as owns the northern half of the rail bridge at Laredo, Texas. In addition, the company operates a bulk materials handling facility with deep-water access to the Gulf of Mexico at Port Arthur, Texas that stores and transfers petroleum coke from rail cars to ships primarily for export; and a railroad wood-tie treatment facility. Its coordinated rail network comprises approximately 6,400 route miles extending from the midwest and southeast portions of the United States and south into Mexico, and connects with various 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.

kansas city southern (KSU) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director,...
Total Annual Compensation: $850.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $420.1K
President of Kansas City Southern de México, ...
Total Annual Compensation: $390.8K
Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing
Total Annual Compensation: $434.7K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

kansas city southern (KSU) Key Developments

Kansas City Southern Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Year 2015

Kansas City Southern reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported operating income of $213.9 million, income before income taxes of $170.2 million and net income available to common stockholders of $141.0 million or $1.28 per diluted share on revenues of $642.5 million compared to operating income of $196.1 million, income before income taxes of $180.9 million and net income available to common stockholders of $113.8 million or $1.03 per diluted share on revenues of $615.6 million reported a year ago. Adjusted income before income taxes was $201.6 million compared to $181.4 million a year ago. Adjusted net income was $140.8 million compared to $114.3 million a year ago. Compared to 2013, fourth quarter revenue growth was led by a 13% increase in Automotive and a 9% increase in both Chemicals & Petroleum and Energy. Intermodal was also strong, with revenues growing by 8% in the fourth quarter of 2014. Also, the impact of lower U.S. fuel prices and the depreciating peso reduced revenue growth by approximately 2% compared to the fourth quarter of 2013. Adjusted EPS was $1.27 was up 23% in the quarter a year ago, benefiting primarily from higher operating income and a much lower tax rate than it experienced in the fourth quarter of 2013. For the year, the company reported operating income of $809.1 million, income before income taxes of $713.1 million and net income available to common stockholders of $502.4 million or $4.55 per diluted share on revenues of $2,577.1 million compared to operating income of $738.6 million, income before income taxes of $551.6 million and net income available to common stockholders of $351.2 million or $3.18 per diluted share on revenues of $2,369.3 million reported a year ago. Adjusted income before income taxes was $793.5 million compared to $676.0 million a year ago. Adjusted net income was $534.7 million compared to $441.5 million a year ago. Adjusted operating income was $847.4 million compared to $738.6 million reported a year ago. Capital expenditures were $703 million or 27% of revenue. Adjusted diluted earnings per share were $4.82 compared to $3.98 in 2013. The company expects total CapEx to come in somewhere between $700 million to $720 million for 2015 revenue guidance is at or above last year's guidance. The 2015 CapEx budget includes the purchase of another 50 new locomotives 2015. The company expects effective tax rate to be around 34.5%.

Kansas City Southern(NYSE:KSU) added to S&P 500 Value Index

Kansas City Southern(NYSE:KSU) added to S&P 500 Value Index

Kansas City Southern to Report Q4, 2014 Results on Jan 23, 2015

Kansas City Southern announced that they will report Q4, 2014 results at 9:00 AM, Eastern Standard Time on Jan 23, 2015

 

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