Brokerage Firm Rating on Kansas City Southern (KSU)

Kansas City Southern (KSU) : 5 brokerage houses believe that Kansas City Southern (KSU) is a Strong Buy at current levels. 1 Analyst considers the fundamentals to be worthy of a Buy recommendation. 5 analysts believe that the current prices are in a balance with the stocks fundamentals, hence they propose Hold on Kansas City Southern (KSU). Zacks Investment Research suggests a Hold with a rank of 3. 1 analysts perceive the stock to be overvalued at the existing levels, hence their call is to Sell the stock. 1 others believe that the stock has run up ahead of its fundamentals and advise a Strong Sell on the stock.The median of all the 13 Wall Street Analysts endorse the stock as a Buy with a rating of 2.38.

Kansas City Southern (KSU) : Currently there are 12 street experts covering Kansas City Southern (KSU) stock. The most bullish and bearish price target for the stock is $114 and $92 respectively for the short term. The average price target of all the analysts comes to $102.17. The estimated standard deviation from the target is $8.47.


For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU): During Thursdays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $96.61 and $96.30 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $98.09. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $97.26, notching a gain of 0.70% for the day. The total traded volume was 686,817 . The stock had closed at $96.58 on the previous day.

In a related news,The officer (President & CEO) of Kansas City Southern, Ottensmeyer Patrick J sold 5,000 shares at $95.62 on August 4, 2016. The Insider selling transaction had a total value worth of $478,100. The Insider information was disclosed with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.

Kansas City Southern (KCS) is a transportation holding company with domestic and international rail operations 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. The Companys rail network includes The Kansas City Southern Railway Company (KCSR), which serves a ten-state region in the midwest and southeast regions of the United States and has the shortest north/south rail route between Kansas City, Missouri and several key ports along the Gulf of Mexico in Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas; Kansas City Southern de Mexico, S.A. de C.V. (KCSM), which serves Mexicos principal industrial cities and three of its major seaports, and Mexrail, Inc. (Mexrail), which owns The Texas Mexican Railway Company (Tex-Mex), which connects the operations of KCSR with KCSM.

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