Kansas City Southern Given Consensus Rating of “Hold” by Brokerages (NYSE:KSU)
Shares of Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) have been given an average recommendation of “Hold” by the fifteen analysts that are presently covering the stock, AR Network reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, seven have issued a hold recommendation and six have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 12-month price target among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $110.73.
Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) opened at 109.68 on Thursday. Kansas City Southern has a one year low of $88.56 and a one year high of $125.96. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $106.8 and a 200-day moving average of $104.3. The company has a market cap of $12.100 billion and a P/E ratio of 36.16.
KSU has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Kansas City Southern in a research note on Wednesday. They now have a $115.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Citigroup Inc. reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Kansas City Southern in a research note on Wednesday. They now have a $125.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $115.00. Finally, analysts at Barclays raised their price target on shares of Kansas City Southern from $109.00 to $110.00 in a research note on Monday, June 30th. They now have an “equal weight” rating on the stock.
Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) is a transportation holding company with domestic and international rail operations in North America that are strategically focused on the growing north/south freight corridor connecting key commercial and industrial markets in the central United States with industrial cities in Mexico.
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