Impact of Brokerage Rating on Kansas City Southern(KSU)

Many Kansas City Southern(KSU) Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock. Kansas City Southern was Downgraded by Seaport Global Securities on Jan 23, 2017 to Neutral, Price Target of the shares are set at $90.Kansas City Southern was Initiated by Buckingham Research to Buy on Jan 18, 2017. Company shares were Upgraded by Stifel on Dec 16, 2016 to Buy, Raises Price Target to $ 96 from a previous price target of $94 .

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Feb 1, 2017, Delano Jose Guillermo Zozaya (President & Exec Rep of Sub) sold 1,000 shares at 85.42 per share price.On Dec 9, 2016, Warren K Erdman (Executive Vice President) sold 1,340 shares at 86.12 per share price.On Aug 5, 2016, Patrick J Ottensmeyer (President & CEO) sold 5,000 shares at 95.62 per share price.

Kansas City Southern Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Jan 20, 2017. The company reported $1.21 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.04. Analyst had a consensus of $1.17. The company had revenue of $598.50 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $603.78 million. The companys revenue was up .1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.23 EPS.

Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) has received a short term rating of hold from experts at Zacks with a rank of 3. The stock has been rated an average of 2.08 by 13 Brokerage Firm. 6 Wall Street Firms have rated the stock as a strong buys. 7 Brokerage Firms have advised hold.

Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU): 13 analysts have set the short term price target of Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) at $97.92. The standard deviation of short term price target has been estimated at $7.32, implying that the actual price may fluctuate by this value. The higher and the lower price estimates are $ 114 and $88 respectively.

Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) witnessed a decline in the market cap on Tuesday as its shares dropped 0.29% or 0.25 points. After the session commenced at $86.68, the stock reached the higher end at $86.71 while it hit a low of $85.59. With the volume soaring to 2,378,037 shares, the last trade was called at $86.42. The company has a 52-week high of $100.6899. The company has a market cap of $9,216 million and there are 106,643,666 shares in outstanding. The 52-week low of the share price is $79.0168.

Kansas City Southern is a transportation holding company with two primary subsidiaries. The Kansas City Southern Railway Company, is one of seven Class I railroads operating in the United States. Kansas City Southern de Mexico, SA. de C.V. is one of three large regional railroads in Mexico. KCS also owns 50% of the Panama Canal Railway Company in Panama. The combined North American rail network comprises approximately 6,000 miles of rail lines that link commercial and industrial markets in the United States and Mexico.

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