Norfolk Southern Corp.


Market Cap$57.87B

Compare Norfolk Southern

P/E RatioDividendsReturn on EquityPrice-to-SalesDebt-to-Equity
Norfolk Southern Corp.Norfolk Southern Corp.31.72.09%14%4.81.3
marketMarket Avg49.61.28%30%6.11.1
Consumer DiscretionaryConsumer Discretionary Avg25.60.72%65%3.31.9

Earnings Call Q4 2023

January 26, 2024 - AI Summary

Norfolk Southern reported a 5% decline in revenue for the fourth quarter of 2023, primarily due to lower fuel surcharge revenue and intermodal storage fees.
The company expects modest volume growth in 2024, driven by gains in steel shipments and continued strength in automotive production. However, the weak truck market may limit intermodal price opportunities.
Norfolk Southern aims to achieve industry-competitive margins through a balanced strategy of safe service, productivity improvement, and smart growth.
The company plans to reduce management headcount by approximately 7% in 2024 to streamline its cost structure and eliminate inefficiencies.
Norfolk Southern experienced higher-than-planned service recovery costs in Q4 2023, but is actively working to reduce crew-related expenses and improve overall service levels.
The acquisition of CSR is expected to temporarily suspend share repurchases while the company absorbs the asset and brings credit metrics back into target range.

Target Price by Analysts

9.7% downsideNorfolk Southern Target Price DetailsTarget Price

Current Fair Value

3.5% upside

Undervalued by 3.5% based on the discounted cash flow analysis.

Share Statistics

Market cap$57.87 Billion
Enterprise Value$73.48 Billion
Dividend Yield$5.3499 (2.09%)
Earnings per Share$8.04
Outstanding Shares225,881,508
Avg 30 Day Volume1,724,600


Return on Equity-
Return on Assets-
Return on Invested Capital-

Valuation & Multiples

P/E Ratio31.73
Price to Sales4.76
Price to Book Ratio4.51
Enterprise Value to Revenue6.04
Enterprise Value to EBIT18.52
Enterprise Value to Net Income40
Total Debt to Enterprise0.23
Debt to Equity1.34

Revenue Sources

No data

ESG Score

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About Norfolk Southern Corp.

CEO: James Squires