Kansas City Southern (KSU) Analysts See $1.62 EPS

September 16, 2018 - By Mary Kidd

Investors sentiment increased to 1.17 in 2018 Q2. Its up 0.32, from 0.85 in 2018Q1. It is positive, as 41 investors sold Kansas City Southern shares while 148 reduced holdings. 65 funds opened positions while 156 raised stakes. 85.69 million shares or 0.86% less from 86.43 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported.
Cibc World Mkts has 19,957 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Innovations Ltd Llc holds 1.48% or 5,637 shares in its portfolio. Advisor Prtn Ltd reported 0.04% stake. Putnam Investments Limited Co has invested 0.04% in Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU). Howland Cap Management Ltd Co holds 15,000 shares or 0.13% of its portfolio. Moreover, Gemmer Asset Management Lc has 0.01% invested in Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU). Stanley accumulated 54,092 shares. Victory Cap Mgmt accumulated 0.01% or 58,869 shares. Gam Holdings Ag reported 27,173 shares. Moreover, Redmond Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Company has 1.21% invested in Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) for 26,896 shares. Fisher Asset Mgmt Ltd Company holds 564,893 shares or 0.08% of its portfolio. Honeywell Incorporated stated it has 103,500 shares or 0.66% of all its holdings. Thrivent For Lutherans invested 0% in Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU). Laffer Invests holds 20,734 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Amer Group invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU).

Since May 4, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 insider sales for $1.10 million activity. Another trade for 300 shares valued at $32,392 was sold by Grafton Suzanne M. Upchurch Michael W had sold 2,074 shares worth $228,441 on Thursday, May 10.

Analysts expect Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) to report $1.62 EPS on October, 19.They anticipate $0.27 EPS change or 20.00 % from last quarter’s $1.35 EPS. KSU’s profit would be $165.50 million giving it 18.09 P/E if the $1.62 EPS is correct. After having $1.54 EPS previously, Kansas City Southern’s analysts see 5.19 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.49% or $0.57 during the last trading session, reaching $117.24. About 664,593 shares traded. Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) has risen 11.65% since September 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.97% the S&P500.

Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) Ratings Coverage

Among 8 analysts covering Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Kansas City Southern had 12 analyst reports since April 2, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Credit Suisse maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $132 target in Monday, April 23 report. The stock of Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, May 24 by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was upgraded by BMO Capital Markets on Monday, April 23 to “Outperform”. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Monday, July 23. As per Wednesday, August 29, the company rating was upgraded by Cowen & Co. Susquehanna maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, April 2 report. On Monday, July 23 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight”. On Friday, April 6 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight”. As per Friday, April 13, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. The stock of Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) earned “Strong Buy” rating by Raymond James on Friday, August 31.

Kansas City Southern, through its subsidiaries, provides freight rail transportation services. The company has market cap of $11.98 billion. The firm operates north/south rail route between Kansas City, Missouri, and various ports along the Gulf of Mexico in Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas. It has a 12.44 P/E ratio. It also operates direct rail passageway between Mexico City and Laredo, Texas serving MexicoÂ’s industrial cities and three of its seaports; and owns a 157-mile rail line extending from Laredo, Texas to the port city of Corpus Christi, Texas.

More important recent Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Benzinga’s Top Upgrades, Downgrades For August 29, 2018” on August 29, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com published article titled: “All Aboard Kansas City Southern?”, Benzinga.com published: “Cowen Upgrades Kansas City After NAFTA ‘Wall Of Worry’ Removed” on August 29, 2018. More interesting news about Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) was released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Kansas City Southern Railroad poised for trade-deal fueled growth – Barron’s” with publication date: September 02, 2018.

Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) Institutional Positions Chart

Receive News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings with our FREE daily email newsletter.