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kansas city southern (KSU) Snapshot

Open
$114.09
Previous Close
$114.25
Day High
$114.27
Day Low
$112.56
52 Week High
11/14/13 - $125.96
52 Week Low
02/18/14 - $88.56
Market Cap
12.5B
Average Volume 10 Days
963.6K
EPS TTM
$4.37
Shares Outstanding
110.3M
EX-Date
06/5/14
P/E TM
25.9x
Dividend
$1.12
Dividend Yield
0.88%
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kansas city southern (KSU) Details

Kansas City Southern, through its subsidiaries, engages in the freight rail transportation business. The company operates north/south rail route between Kansas City, Missouri, and various ports along the Gulf of Mexico in Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas in the midwest and southeast regions of the United States. It also operates direct rail passageway between Mexico City and Laredo, Texas serving various Mexico’s industrial cities and 3 of its seaports; a 157-mile rail line extending from Laredo, Texas to the port city of Corpus Christi, Texas; and KCSR rail line between Meridian, Mississippi and Shreveport, Louisiana, as well as owns the northern half of the rail bridge at Laredo, Texas. In addition, the company operates a bulk materials handling facility with deep-water access to the Gulf of Mexico at Port Arthur, Texas that stores and transfers petroleum coke from rail cars to ships primarily for export; and a railroad wood-tie treatment facility. Its coordinated rail network comprises approximately 6,400 route miles extending from the midwest and southeast portions of the United States and south into Mexico, and connects with various other Class I railroads. The company serves customers conducting business in various industries, including electric-generating utilities, chemical and petroleum products, paper and forest products, agriculture and mineral products, automotive products, and intermodal transportation. Kansas City Southern was founded in 1962 and is headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri.

6,260 Employees
Last Reported Date: 01/31/14
Founded in 1962

kansas city southern (KSU) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director,...
Total Annual Compensation: $850.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $420.1K
President of Kansas City Southern de México, ...
Total Annual Compensation: $390.8K
Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing
Total Annual Compensation: $434.7K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

kansas city southern (KSU) Key Developments

Kansas City Southern Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Third Quarter and Full Year 2014

Kansas City Southern reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company's revenues were $650 million compared to $579.3 million a year ago. Operating income was $205.8 million compared to $179.3 million a year ago. Adjusted operating income was $214.2 million compared to $179.3 million a year ago. Income before income taxes was $196.3 million compared to $29.9 million a year ago. Adjusted income before income taxes was $199.4 million compared to $163.5 million a year ago. Net income in the second quarter of 2014 totaled $130 million, or $1.18 per diluted share, compared with $15 million, or $0.14 per diluted share, in the second quarter of 2013. Adjusted net income attributable to the company and subsidiaries was $133.7 million compared to $106.3 million a year ago. Net income available to common stockholders was $129.8 million or $1.18 per diluted share compared to $15.4 million or $0.14 per diluted share a year ago. Excluding the impacts of lease termination costs, foreign exchange rate fluctuations and debt retirement costs, adjusted diluted earnings per share for second quarter 2014 was $1.21, compared with $0.96 in the second quarter of 2013, a 26% increase. For the six months, the company's revenue was $1,257.1 million compared to $1,132.1 million a year ago. Operating income was $365.8 million compared to $342.2 million a year ago. Income before income taxes was $339.3 million compared to $188.4 million a year ago. Net income was $224.2 million compared to $119.9 million a year ago. Net income available to common stockholders was $223.4 million or $2.02 per diluted share compared to $119.1 million or $1.08 per diluted share a year ago. For the third, the company expects EPS will be up low double digits compared to the 22% year-to-date increase that the company seen so far. The company define low double digits as a range of 10% to 13%, and believe that it will be at the upper end of that range for the third quarter. The company expects that they can achieve the upper end of mid-teens full year EPS guidance. The company expects full year effective tax rate to be approximately 34%.

David Ebbrecht's Employment Ends with Kansas City Southern as Executive Vice President and the Chief Operating Officer

David Ebbrecht's employment with Kansas City Southern ended June 30, 2014. Mr. Ebbrecht was an Executive Vice President and the Chief Operating Officer of the company.

Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Reminds Investors of Class Action Against Kansas City Southern and its Board of Directors

Levi & Korsinsky announced that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri on behalf of investors who purchased Kansas City Southern common stock between October 18, 2013 and February 18, 2014. The complaint alleges that during the Class Period KCS issued materially false and misleading statements and/or failed to disclose material information regarding the company's financial performance and future prospects.

 

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