Insider Activity of Kansas City Southern (KSU)

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Kansas City Southern (KSU) belonging to the Transportation sector has declined -1.86% and closed its last trading session at $85.86.

The company reported its EPS on 01/20/2017. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $96.41.

The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 2.08. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell.

The Stock had a 2.08 Consensus Analyst Recommendation 30 Days Ago, whereas 60 days ago and 90 days ago the analyst recommendations were 2.15 and 2.46 respectively.

Kansas City Southern on 01/20/2017 reported its EPS as $1.12 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $1.17. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $-0.05. This shows a surprise factor of -4.3%.

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on Kansas City Southern Earnings, with 20 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $1.16.

Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $1.2 and $1.05 respectively. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $1.03.

Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for Kansas City Southern as $593.46 Million in the Current Quarter. This estimate is provided by 15 analysts.

The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 617 Million, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 567.34 Million. The company’s last year sales total was 562.7 Million.

For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for Kansas City Southern is 12.6%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is 2.5%.

In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of 8.5% per annum. While for the next 5 years, the growth estimate is 11.23%.

The Company got Initiated by Wells Fargo on 14-Mar-17 to Market Perform.

Insider Trades for Kansas City Southern show that the latest trade was made on 27 Feb 2017 where Ottensmeyer (Patrick J), the Chief Executive Officer completed a transaction type “Sell” in which 2105 shares were traded at a price of $88.42.

2 Insider Sales transactions were made totaling 4880 shares traded.

17 analysts projected Price Targets for Kansas City Southern. The analysts believe that the company stock price could grow as high as $110. The Low Price target projection by analysts is $86 and the Mean Price Target is $96.41.

Kansas City Southern (KSU) has the market capitalization of $9.16 Billion. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $100.69 on Aug 26, 2016 and touched its 52-Week Low of $79.05 on Jan 4, 2017.

The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of 5.5 percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 11.9% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 9.7 percent.

The stock is currently showing YTD performance of 1.57 Percent. The company has Beta Value of 0.93 and ATR value of 1.38. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility stands at 1.66% and 1.44%.