Kansas City Southern (KSU) EPS Estimated At $1.24

June 19, 2017 - By Darrin Black

 Kansas City Southern (KSU) EPS Estimated At $1.24
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.03 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.01, from 1.04 in 2016Q3. It turned negative, as 62 investors sold Kansas City Southern shares while 153 reduced holdings. 70 funds opened positions while 152 raised stakes. 90.21 million shares or 1.70% less from 91.77 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
Btim reported 43,255 shares stake. Moreover, Northern Tru Corp has 0.03% invested in Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU). Great West Life Assurance Com Can holds 0.02% or 76,318 shares in its portfolio. 5,601 were reported by Riverhead Mngmt Ltd Liability Company. Meeder Asset owns 148 shares. American Fincl Bank holds 0.01% or 298 shares in its portfolio. Cap World Invsts holds 0.08% of its portfolio in Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) for 3.71M shares. Pr Herzig And Company Inc reported 2.3% stake. Moreover, State Common Retirement Fund has 0.03% invested in Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) for 276,700 shares. Kornitzer Management Inc Ks accumulated 175,645 shares or 0.28% of the stock. Atria Invests Ltd Liability Co stated it has 0.02% of its portfolio in Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU). Sector Pension Invest Board owns 23,821 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Boston Private Wealth Ltd Llc has invested 0.04% in Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU). Pnc Financial Grp Inc Incorporated holds 0% of its portfolio in Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) for 27,216 shares. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt System has invested 0.01% in Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU).

Since January 31, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 insider sales for $409,392 activity. 1,000 shares were sold by Zozaya Delano Jose Guillermo, worth $85,412 on Tuesday, January 31.

Analysts expect Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) to report $1.24 EPS on July, 18.They anticipate $0.02 EPS change or 1.64 % from last quarter’s $1.22 EPS. KSU’s profit would be $134.08M giving it 20.98 P/E if the $1.24 EPS is correct. After having $1.17 EPS previously, Kansas City Southern’s analysts see 5.98 % EPS growth. About 52,833 shares traded. Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) has declined 0.27% since June 19, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.97% the S&P500.

Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) Ratings Coverage

Among 21 analysts covering Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU), 12 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. Kansas City Southern had 51 analyst reports since August 20, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Loop Capital on Thursday, August 4. As per Wednesday, October 19, the company rating was maintained by UBS. The rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley on Tuesday, February 23 to “Equal-Weight”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, December 16. Macquarie Research maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $100 target in Monday, October 19 report. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, June 16 by Credit Suisse. As per Thursday, October 22, the company rating was downgraded by Macquarie Research. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, April 19 by Citigroup. On Monday, January 23 the stock rating was downgraded by Seaport Global to “Neutral”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Buckingham Research given on Wednesday, January 18.

Kansas City Southern is a holding company. The company has market cap of $11.25 billion. The Firm has domestic and international rail activities in North America that are focused on the north/south freight corridor connecting commercial and industrial markets in the central United States with industrial cities in Mexico. It has a 21.59 P/E ratio. The Company’s subsidiaries include The Kansas City Southern Railway Company (KCSR) and Kansas City Southern de Mexico, S.A. de C.V. (KCSM).

More notable recent Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: “How These Railroads Stocks are Faring? — CSX Corp., Kansas City Southern …” on May 26, 2017, also Streetinsider.com with their article: “KANSAS CITY SOUTHERN” published on June 02, 2017, Nasdaq.com published: “Ex-Dividend Reminder: Rogers Communications, ITT and Kansas City Southern” on June 06, 2017. More interesting news about Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) were released by: Gurufocus.com and their article: “Bedell Investment Counselling Buys Kansas City Southern, iShares Russell 2000 …” published on May 30, 2017 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “Credit Suisse Upgrades Kansas City Southern, Sees Material Earnings Upside” with publication date: June 16, 2017.

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