CSX Stock Overview
CSX Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides rail-based freight transportation services.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$33.83|
|52 Week High||US$38.63|
|52 Week Low||US$27.60|
|1 Month Change||13.79%|
|3 Month Change||9.34%|
|1 Year Change||0.30%|
|3 Year Change||57.06%|
|5 Year Change||107.76%|
|Change since IPO||3,136.89%|
Recent News & Updates
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US weekly rail traffic declines 2.6% as chemicals, coal carloads get off track
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) has reported US rail traffic down 2.6% Y/Y to 496,526 carloads and intermodal units for the week ending Aug. 06, 2022. Total carloads for the week were 230,573 , down 1.6% while intermodal volume was 265,953 containers and trailers, down 3.4% Y/Y. Overall, North America weekly rail traffic fell 0.7% Y/Y to 682,600 carloads and intermodal units, reflecting the combined volumes of U.S., Canadian and Mexican railroads. 4 of the 10 US carload commodity categories saw gains during the week, which included grain, up 1,809 carloads, to 19,916; non-metallic minerals, up 633 carloads, to 34,409; and farm products excl. grain, and food, up 378 carloads, to 15,618. On the other side, miscellaneous carloads were down 2,260 carloads, to 7,901; chemicals, down 1,385 carloads, to 32,287; and coal, down 1,076 carloads, to 65,812. Canadian railroads reported 74,899 carloads for the week, up 3.2%, and 73,082 intermodal units, up 6.7%; Mexican railroads reported 22,161 carloads, up 4.8%, and intermodal units 15,932, up 2.7% Y/Y. Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) reported beat on both lines in its second quarter's earnings results. Other Related Tickers: Canadian National Railway (CNI), CSX Corp. (NASDAQ:CSX), and Union Pacific (UNP), Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A, BRK.B), Norfolk Southern (NYSE:NSC), and Brookfield Infrastructure Partners (NYSE:BIP,BIPC).
CSX (NASDAQ:CSX) Has Affirmed Its Dividend Of $0.10
The board of CSX Corporation ( NASDAQ:CSX ) has announced that it will pay a dividend of $0.10 per share on the 15th of...
|CSX||US Transportation||US Market|
Return vs Industry: CSX exceeded the US Transportation industry which returned -12.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CSX exceeded the US Market which returned -8.4% over the past year.
|CSX Average Weekly Movement||3.4%|
|Transportation Industry Average Movement||7.5%|
|Market Average Movement||7.6%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||17.1%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||3.1%|
Stable Share Price: CSX is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: CSX's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
CSX Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides rail-based freight transportation services. The company offers rail services; and transportation of intermodal containers and trailers, as well as other transportation services, such as rail-to-truck transfers and bulk commodity operations. It transports chemicals, agricultural and food products, automotive, minerals, forest products, fertilizers, and metals and equipment; and coal, coke, and iron ore to electricity-generating power plants, steel manufacturers, and industrial plants, as well as exports coal to deep-water port facilities.
CSX Fundamentals Summary
|CSX fundamental statistics|
Is CSX overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|CSX income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$6.85b|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||1.84|
|Net Profit Margin||28.24%|
How did CSX perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
1.2%Current Dividend Yield
Does CSX pay a reliable dividends?See CSX dividend history and benchmarks
|CSX dividend dates|
|Ex Dividend Date||Aug 30 2022|
|Dividend Pay Date||Sep 15 2022|
|Days until Ex dividend||10 days|
|Days until Dividend pay date||26 days|
Does CSX pay a reliable dividends?See CSX dividend history and benchmarks
Is CSX undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 2/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for CSX?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is CSX's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does CSX's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|CSX PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
NSC Norfolk Southern
UNP Union Pacific
ODFL Old Dominion Freight Line
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: CSX is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (18.4x) compared to the peer average (21x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does CSX's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Transportation Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: CSX is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (18.4x) compared to the US Transportation industry average (10.1x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is CSX's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||18.4x|
|Fair PE Ratio||17.8x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: CSX is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (18.4x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (17.8x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of CSX when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: CSX ($33.83) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($39.95)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CSX is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Analyst Price Targets
What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?
Analyst Forecast: Target price is less than 20% higher than the current share price.
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How is CSX forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 22 analysts?
Future Growth Score2/6
Future Growth Score 2/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: CSX's forecast earnings growth (2.9% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).
Earnings vs Market: CSX's earnings (2.9% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (14.4% per year).
High Growth Earnings: CSX's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: CSX's revenue (2.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: CSX's revenue (2.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: CSX's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (29.9%)
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How has CSX performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score2/6
Past Performance Score 2/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CSX has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: CSX's current net profit margins (28.2%) are lower than last year (29.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CSX's earnings have declined by 4.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: CSX's earnings growth over the past year (16.7%) exceeds its 5-year average (-4.2% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: CSX earnings growth over the past year (16.7%) underperformed the Transportation industry 62.5%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: Whilst CSX's Return on Equity (29.97%) is high, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.
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How is CSX's financial position?
Financial Health Score3/6
Financial Health Score 3/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CSX's short term assets ($2.8B) exceed its short term liabilities ($2.4B).
Long Term Liabilities: CSX's short term assets ($2.8B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($24.8B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CSX's net debt to equity ratio (117.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: CSX's debt to equity ratio has increased from 102% to 123.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: CSX's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (32.1%).
Interest Coverage: CSX's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (8.1x coverage).
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What is CSX current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 4/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: CSX's dividend (1.18%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.47%).
High Dividend: CSX's dividend (1.18%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.97%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: CSX's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: CSX's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its low payout ratio (21.6%), CSX's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonably low cash payout ratio (25.3%), CSX's dividend payments are well covered by cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jim Foote (68 yo)
Mr. James M. Foote, also known as Jim, has been President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of CSX Corporation since December 22, 2017. Mr. Foote served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jim's total compensation ($USD20.01M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD12.86M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jim's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: CSX's management team is considered experienced (4.1 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: CSX's board of directors are considered experienced (5.4 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: CSX insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
CSX Corporation's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: CSX Corporation
- Ticker: CSX
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1978
- Industry: Railroads
- Sector: Transportation
- Implied Market Cap: US$72.438b
- Shares outstanding: 2.14b
- Website: https://www.csx.com
Number of Employees
- CSX Corporation
- 500 Water Street
- 15th Floor
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/08/19 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/08/19 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.