$1.35 EPS Expected for Kansas City Southern (KSU)

September 17, 2017 - By Winifred Garcia

 $1.35 EPS Expected for Kansas City Southern (KSU)
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.03 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.01, from 1.04 in 2016Q3. It worsened, 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.
New York-based Neuberger Berman Gp Lc has invested 0.02% in Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU). Perkins Invest Lc invested in 26,727 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Klingenstein Fields And Llc owns 282,438 shares. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale holds 0.24% of its portfolio in Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) for 270,152 shares. 42,653 are held by Wolverine Asset Lc. Cwm Limited Company holds 65 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Segall Bryant And Hamill Ltd Llc accumulated 3,150 shares. Blackrock Inc has invested 0.03% in Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU). The Indiana-based First Financial Corporation In has invested 0.03% in Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU). Profund Advisors Ltd Liability Com has invested 0.01% in Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU). Parallax Volatility Advisers L P invested in 0.01% or 47,171 shares. Evercore Wealth Management Ltd Liability Corp invested in 500 shares or 0% of the stock. Signalpoint Asset Mgmt Llc holds 2,888 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. Proshare Advisors Lc holds 0.01% or 9,711 shares in its portfolio. Capital Innovations Limited accumulated 2,417 shares.

Since May 10, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $323,980 activity.

Analysts await Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) to report earnings on October, 17. They expect $1.35 EPS, up 20.54 % or $0.23 from last year’s $1.12 per share. KSU’s profit will be $142.35 million for 19.86 P/E if the $1.35 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.33 actual EPS reported by Kansas City Southern for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 1.50 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.89% or $0.95 on September 15, reaching $107.26. About 1.17 million shares traded or 11.43% up from the average. Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) has declined 0.27% since September 17, 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), 11 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 52% are positive. Kansas City Southern had 62 analyst reports since August 20, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Bank of America on Monday, August 21. UBS maintained the shares of KSU in report on Monday, July 24 with “Buy” rating. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, June 28 report. Citigroup maintained the shares of KSU in report on Wednesday, July 20 with “Buy” rating. On Wednesday, April 12 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy”. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Seaport Global given on Monday, January 23. Cowen & Co maintained Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) on Monday, October 5 with “Market Perform” rating. As per Monday, January 25, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. Buckingham Research initiated Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) on Wednesday, January 18 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Tuesday, July 11.

Kansas City Southern is a holding company. The company has market cap of $11.31 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 21.55 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: Bizjournals.com which released: “Hurricane leaves KC Southern, YRC on hold” on August 29, 2017, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Kansas City Southern (KSU) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 08, 2017” published on September 07, 2017, Forbes.com published: “Ex-Dividend Reminder: Kansas City Southern, Albany International and FedEx” on September 06, 2017. More interesting news about Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) were released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “Annual Holiday Express Schedule; Kicks-off Fundraising to Help Kids in Need” published on September 12, 2017 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Kansas City Southern Rides on Dividend Hike: Time to Buy?” with publication date: August 28, 2017.

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