Kansas City Southern Receives Average Recommendation of “Hold” from Brokerages (NYSE:KSU)
Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) has been given an average rating of “Hold” by the fifteen analysts that are presently covering the stock, American Banking and Market News reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company. The average 12-month target price among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is $110.73.
Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) opened at 112.05 on Thursday. Kansas City Southern has a 1-year low of $88.56 and a 1-year high of $125.96. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $107.2 and its 200-day moving average is $104.3. The company has a market cap of $12.362 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 36.17.
A number of research firms have recently commented on KSU. Analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Kansas City Southern in a research note on Wednesday, July 9th. 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, July 9th. 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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