Kansas City Southern (KSU) Analysts See $1.62 EPS

September 16, 2018 - By Ash

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.
Riverhead Cap Ltd has invested 0.2% in Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU). Canada Pension Plan Investment Board reported 63,422 shares. Dnb Asset Mngmt As holds 10,791 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Laurion Capital Lp holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) for 35,747 shares. The California-based Kayne Anderson Rudnick Invest Mgmt has invested 0.13% in Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU). Gulf International Bancshares (Uk) Limited holds 33,113 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Scotia has 2,223 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Natixis Advisors Lp has invested 0.02% in Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU). Glenmede Tru Communication Na holds 0.09% of its portfolio in Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) for 199,977 shares. Jpmorgan Chase &, New York-based fund reported 168,675 shares. Texas Permanent School Fund owns 25,037 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Kentucky-based Alphamark Advsrs Ltd Liability Co has invested 0.01% in Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU). Sabal Tru holds 0.02% or 2,150 shares in its portfolio. Brinker holds 4,178 shares. 2,551 were reported by Bluecrest Cap Management.

Since May 4, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 sales for $1.10 million activity. $118,925 worth of stock was sold by Cordova Lu M on Tuesday, August 28. Upchurch Michael W sold $228,441 worth of stock or 2,074 shares.

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. On Wednesday, April 25 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight”. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of KSU in report on Friday, April 13 with “Market Perform” rating. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, May 24 report. The company was maintained on Monday, July 23 by Credit Suisse. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Friday, April 6. The rating was upgraded by Cowen & Co on Wednesday, August 29 to “Outperform”. The firm earned “Strong Buy” rating on Friday, August 31 by Raymond James. The stock of Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) earned “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Monday, April 23. Susquehanna maintained the shares of KSU in report on Monday, April 2 with “Hold” rating. BMO Capital Markets upgraded the shares of KSU in report on Monday, April 23 to “Outperform” rating.

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: “Kansas City Southern Railroad poised for trade-deal fueled growth – Barron’s”, Seekingalpha.com published: “All Aboard Kansas City Southern?” on September 10, 2018. More interesting news about Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) was released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “Cowen Upgrades Kansas City After NAFTA ‘Wall Of Worry’ Removed” with publication date: August 29, 2018.

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