Gilder Gagnon Howe Co Lowers stake in Kansas City Southern (KSU)

Kansas City Southern (KSU) : Gilder Gagnon Howe Co reduced its stake in Kansas City Southern by 0.91% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 248,727 shares of Kansas City Southern which is valued at $23,668,861 after selling 2,296 shares in Kansas City Southern , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Aug 1, 2016.Kansas City Southern makes up approximately 0.44% of Gilder Gagnon Howe Co’s portfolio.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Pillar Pacific Capital Management boosted its stake in KSU in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 1,019 additional shares and now holds a total of 40,405 shares of Kansas City Southern which is valued at $3,844,940. Kansas City Southern makes up approx 0.62% of Pillar Pacific Capital Management’s portfolio.Tocqueville Asset Management reduced its stake in KSU by selling 83,075 shares or 32.27% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 174,385 shares of KSU which is valued at $16,760,142. Kansas City Southern makes up approx 0.21% of Tocqueville Asset Management’s portfolio. Fny Managed Accounts sold out all of its stake in KSU during the most recent quarter. The investment firm sold 1,000 shares of KSU which is valued $95,390. Arcadia Investment Management Corpmi added KSU to its portfolio by purchasing 602 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $57,563. Kansas City Southern makes up approx 0.02% of Arcadia Investment Management Corpmi’s portfolio.

Kansas City Southern opened for trading at $95.62 and hit $96.83 on the upside on Thursday, eventually ending the session at $96.37, with a gain of 1.27% or 1.21 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 9,31,649 shares. Company has a market cap of $10,406 M.

On the company’s financial health, Kansas City Southern reported $1.22 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.19 according to the earnings call on Jul 19, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $1.03. The company had revenue of $568.50 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $571.60 million. The company’s revenue was down -2.9 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.03 EPS.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Kansas City Southern. Company shares were Reiterated by UBS on Jul 20, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 111 from a previous price target of $108 .Company shares were Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on Jul 20, 2016 to “Outperform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 114 from a previous price target of $109 .Kansas City Southern was Initiated by Credit Agricole to “Underperform” on May 19, 2016.

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 Company’s 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 Mexico’s 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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