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U.S. Railroads Industry Analysis

UpdatedJun 02, 2023
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D1.2%
  • 3M-4.7%
  • 1Y-10.9%
  • YTD-5.8%

In the last week, Railroads has been flat. As for the longer term, the industry has declined 11% in the last year. As for the next few years, earnings are expected to grow by 5.9% per annum.

Industry Valuation and Performance

Has the U.S. Railroads Industry valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Fri, 02 Jun 2023US$231.9bUS$53.5bUS$14.1b15.9x16.4x4.3x
Sun, 30 Apr 2023US$228.1bUS$53.4bUS$14.1b15.3x16.1x4.3x
Tue, 28 Mar 2023US$223.6bUS$52.7bUS$14.3b14.1x15.7x4.2x
Thu, 23 Feb 2023US$229.8bUS$52.7bUS$14.3b15.5x16.1x4.4x
Sat, 21 Jan 2023US$264.8bUS$51.6bUS$14.3b19x18.6x5.1x
Mon, 19 Dec 2022US$264.2bUS$51.6bUS$14.3b18.8x18.5x5.1x
Wed, 16 Nov 2022US$263.1bUS$51.6bUS$14.3b18.6x18.5x5.1x
Fri, 14 Oct 2022US$232.6bUS$49.4bUS$13.7b16.7x17x4.7x
Sun, 11 Sep 2022US$273.7bUS$49.4bUS$13.7b19.3x20x5.5x
Tue, 09 Aug 2022US$271.5bUS$49.4bUS$13.7b19.3x19.8x5.5x
Thu, 07 Jul 2022US$247.4bUS$47.2bUS$13.8b17.7x18x5.2x
Sat, 04 Jun 2022US$268.8bUS$47.2bUS$13.8b19.2x19.5x5.7x
Mon, 02 May 2022US$283.4bUS$47.2bUS$13.8b20.3x20.6x6x
Wed, 30 Mar 2022US$325.4bUS$45.5bUS$13.3b22.8x24.5x7.2x
Fri, 25 Feb 2022US$315.6bUS$48.4bUS$13.4b22x23.5x6.5x
Sun, 23 Jan 2022US$328.0bUS$48.1bUS$13.3b23.7x24.6x6.8x
Tue, 21 Dec 2021US$328.2bUS$46.9bUS$12.8b24.2x25.6x7x
Thu, 18 Nov 2021US$326.6bUS$46.9bUS$12.8b23.9x25.5x7x
Sat, 16 Oct 2021US$312.9bUS$45.2bUS$12.1b25x25.8x6.9x
Mon, 13 Sep 2021US$290.7bUS$45.2bUS$12.1b22.6x24x6.4x
Wed, 11 Aug 2021US$316.4bUS$45.2bUS$12.1b24.6x26.1x7x
Sun, 06 Jun 2021US$322.5bUS$42.3bUS$10.8b29.6x29.8x7.6x
Wed, 10 Mar 2021US$290.6bUS$42.5bUS$10.7b28.5x27.1x6.8x
Tue, 01 Dec 2020US$284.0bUS$42.8bUS$10.7b27.8x26.5x6.6x
Fri, 04 Sep 2020US$260.5bUS$44.2bUS$11.1b24.7x23.4x5.9x
Mon, 08 Jun 2020US$230.0bUS$47.3bUS$12.3b19x18.7x4.9x
Price to Earnings Ratio


Total Market Cap: US$230.0bTotal Earnings: US$12.3bTotal Revenue: US$47.3bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
U.S. Railroads Industry Price to Earnings3Y Average 22.6x202120222023
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are pessimistic on the American Railroads industry, indicating that they anticipate long term growth rates will be lower than they have historically.
  • The industry is trading at a PE ratio of 16.1x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 22.6x.
  • The 3-year average PS ratio of 6.0x is higher than the industry's current PS ratio of 4.3x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Railroads industry have grown 4.8% per year over the last three years.
  • Revenues for these companies have grown 4.1% per year.
  • This means that more sales are being generated by these companies overall, and subsequently their profits are increasing too.

Industry Comparison

How does U.S. Railroads compare with similar industries?

US Market1.80%
Cargo Ground Transportation-0.26%
Industry PEThere are no additional sub-industries under this industry.
Forecasted GrowthThere are no additional sub-industries under this industry.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

Which companies have driven the market over the last 7 days?

CompanyLast Price7D1YValuation
UNP Union PacificUS$195.681.3%
CSX CSXUS$31.381.5%
NSC Norfolk SouthernUS$212.210.5%
FIP FTAI InfrastructureUS$3.439.2%
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