Hot Stock Update: CSX Corp. (CSX)

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CSX Corp. (CSX) belonging to the Transportation sector has declined -1.51% and closed its last trading session at $46.88.

The company reported its EPS on 01/17/2017. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $52.36.

The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 1.71. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell.

The Stock had a 2.05 Consensus Analyst Recommendation 30 Days Ago, whereas 60 days ago and 90 days ago the analyst recommendations were 2.38 and 2.42 respectively.

CSX Corp. on 01/17/2017 reported its EPS as $0.49 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $0.5. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $-0.01. This shows a surprise factor of -2%.

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on CSX Corp. Earnings, with 28 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $0.42.

Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $0.47 and $0.35 respectively. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $0.37.

Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for CSX Corp. as $2.75 Billion in the Current Quarter. This estimate is provided by 21 analysts.

The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 2.82 Billion, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 2.48 Billion. The company’s last year sales total was 2.62 Billion.

For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for CSX Corp. is 13.5%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is 14.9%.

In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of 1.76% per annum. While for the next 5 years, the growth estimate is 10.07%.

The Company got Upgrade by Atlantic Equities on 15-Mar-17 from Neutral to Overweight.

Insider Trades for CSX Corp. show that the latest trade was made on 8 Mar 2017 where Kelly (Edward J Iii), the Director completed a transaction type “Buy” in which 5255 shares were traded at a price of $47.58.

Over the period of 6 months, Insider Purchases show a total of 1 transaction in which 1868 shares were traded. 2 Insider Sales transactions were made totaling 195556 shares traded.

25 analysts projected Price Targets for CSX Corp.. The analysts believe that the company stock price could grow as high as $65. The Low Price target projection by analysts is $35 and the Mean Price Target is $52.36.

CSX Corp. (CSX) has the market capitalization of $43.43 Billion. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $50.31 on Mar 7, 2017 and touched its 52-Week Low of $24.36 on Apr 11, 2016.

The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of 4.9 percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 14.7% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 9.8 percent.

The stock is currently showing YTD performance of 31.46 Percent. The company has Beta Value of 1.29 and ATR value of 0.93. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility stands at 1.45% and 1.96%.