Commentary: If Janus Ain't Broke...

When it comes to railroads, there's nothing quite like Kansas City Southern Industries Inc. (KCSI). Over the past five years, the company's stock has performed like a Japanese bullet train, up nearly 500%. Compare that with the New York Stock Exchange Transportation Index, which chugged along with a 60% return. KCSI's financial and stock-price performance even earned it a spot in this year's Business Week 50.

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