CSX : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Earnings Outlook is the Key Factor - Ahead of Wall Street

    April 15, 2014
    My sense is that it will be very hard for the stock market to get its mojo back unless the earnings outlook improves.
  2. Earnings in Focus This Week - Ahead of Wall Street

    January 20, 2014
    The focus this week will be on corporate earnings as the 2013 Q4 reporting cycle ramps up, with 69 S&P 500 members are ...
  3. Are Earnings Really Bad? - Ahead of Wall Street

    January 17, 2014
    Results aren't that different from what we have been seeing in recent quarters, but many expected something better given ...
  4. Uninspiring Start to Q4 Earnings Season - Earnings Trends

    January 17, 2014
    Uninspiring Start to Q4 Earnings Season - Earnings Trends
  5. Railroad Industry Stock Outlook - Dec 2013 - Industry Outlook

    December 27, 2013
    Railroad Industry Stock Outlook - Dec 2013 - Industry Outlook
  6. Railroad Industry Stock Outlook - Aug/Sep 2013 - Industry Outlook

    August 28, 2013
    Railroad Industry Stock Outlook - Aug/Sep 2013 - Industry Outlook
  7. CNI to Open New Frac Sand Terminal - Analyst Blog

    July 5, 2013
    Canadian National Railway announced plans to open a frac sand terminal north of Grande Prairie, Alta., in Nov 2013.
  8. KSU Hikes Dividend on Common Shares - Analyst Blog

    January 29, 2013
    One of the leading and oldest freight railroads, Kansas City Southern (KSU) has increased its dividend by 10% to 21.5 cents ...
  9. Earnings Season Looks Presentable - Analyst Blog

    January 23, 2013
    The fourth quarter earnings season is in full swing and the overall tone of earnings reports thus far has been quite reassuring ...
  10. Ahead of Wall Street - January 23, 2013 - Ahead of Wall Street

    January 23, 2013
    Wednesday, January 23, 2013 The fourth quarter earnings season is in full swing and the overall tone of earnings reports ...
  11. Railroad Stock Outlook - January 2013 - Zacks Analyst Interviews

    January 11, 2013
    Railroads continue to benefit from the ongoing highway conversion due to their cost effectiveness over truckloads. Currently, ...
  12. Railroad Stock Outlook - January 2013 - Industry Outlook

    January 11, 2013
    Railroads continue to benefit from the ongoing highway conversion due to their cost effectiveness over truckloads. Currently, ...
  13. Should November's Rail Data Encourage Investors?

    December 12, 2012
    Industrial demand is still looking solid for the U.S. railroads.
  14. Norfolk Southern Beats by a Penny - Analyst Blog

    October 24, 2012
    Norfolk Southern Corp. (NSC), one of the leading U.S. railroad companies reported third quarter 2012 earnings of $1.24 per ...
  15. Peabody Is The Best Of A Mangy Breed

    October 23, 2012
    Peabody surprised with very solid cost controls.
  16. Kansas City Southern Has The Growth, But Maybe Not The Value

    October 22, 2012
    Kansas City Southern has uncommonly good growth prospects, but the Street already sees that.
  17. Union Pacific Already Rewarded For Its Quality

    October 22, 2012
    Union Pacific is executing well, but could be vulnerable to slowing economic growth.
  18. KSU Misses 3Q Estimates - Analyst Blog

    October 19, 2012
    Kansas City Southern (KSU) reported third quarter 2012 adjusted earnings per share of 82 cents, missing the Zacks Consensus ...
  19. Union Pacific Beats on Rate Gains - Analyst Blog

    October 18, 2012
    Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) reported third quarter fiscal 2012 adjusted earnings of $2.19 per share, surpassing the Zacks ...
  20. CSX and Other Transportation Stocks Making Big Moves on October ...

    October 17, 2012
    After the morning's trading, the Nasdaq remains relatively unchanged, the S&P 500 is up 0.3% and the Dow has moved little. ...
  21. Taking Stock of the Q3 Earnings season - Analyst Blog

    October 17, 2012
    Less than impressive earnings results from Intel (INTC), IBM (IBM), and CSX Corp. (CSX) after the close cap a busy earnings ...
  22. Ahead of Wall Street - October 16, 2012 - Ahead of Wall Street

    October 16, 2012
    Tuesday, October 16, 2012 With inflation not much of a concern for investors or the Fed, this morning's CPI reading is ...
  23. September Rail Data - Coal Still Weak, Are Industrials Next?

    October 10, 2012
    Is slowing industrial demand something to worry about?
  24. Risk-Reward Balances Norfolk Southern - Analyst Blog

    September 24, 2012
    Despite the gloomy economic outlook and dampened coal demand, Norfolk Southern Corp.'s (NSC) second quarter earnings were ...
  25. Union Pacific Among Transportation's Biggest Movers on September ...

    September 20, 2012
    On a bad day for the market, the Nasdaq has slipped 0.3%, the S&P 500 is trading down 0.3% and the Dow is trading down 0.1%. ...
  26. Rail Traffic Perks Up A Bit

    September 10, 2012
    Rail traffic seems to be picking up going into the second half of the year.
  27. July Rail Data Shows Some Reasons For Worry

    August 7, 2012
    July rail data continues to show increasing signs of weakness.
  28. Union Pacific Beats Bottom Line - Analyst Blog

    July 19, 2012
    Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) reported second quarter 2012 adjusted earnings of $2.10 per share, surpassing the Zacks Consensus ...
  29. Kansas City Southern Beats, Profits Up - Analyst Blog

    July 17, 2012
    Kansas City Southern (KSU) reported second quarter 2012 adjusted earnings per share of 85 cents, surpassing the Zacks Consensus ...
  30. Time To Invest In Railroad Stocks

    June 27, 2012
    Short-term traders may not want to look at the rails. But the long-term picture remains solid due to the economic advantages ...
  31. Transportation Stocks Making Big Moves on June 22, 2012

    June 22, 2012
    The Nasdaq has risen 0.5%, the S&P 500 has climbed 0.3% and the Dow has moved up 0.5% on a good day for the market so far. ...
  32. Once Again, Rails Suggest Summer Slowdown Isn't That Bad

    June 15, 2012
    Rail data continues to suggest that the industrial economy is pretty healthy
  33. Railroads Perform Despite Coal Woes - Analyst Blog

    May 15, 2012
    Despite the ongoing uncertainties surrounding the demand for U.S. coal, railroads delivered stellar performances, backed ...
  34. Investors Want Nothing To Do With Cloud Peak Energy

    May 4, 2012
    Investors have no interest in coal stocks today.
  35. Rails Struggling To Replace King Coal

    April 11, 2012
    Weak coal demand is creating real volume declines for railroads.
  36. It's Time To Invest In Railroad Stocks

    March 20, 2012
    Short-term traders may not want to look at the rails. But the long-term picture remains solid due to the economic advantages ...
  37. Will Natural Gas Keep Sapping Power From Rail Traffic?

    March 14, 2012
    Declines in coal-powered electricity are pushing down traffic volume. However, rail stocks like CSX and KSU still look undervalued.
  38. Genesee & Wyoming An Uncommon Growth Story

    February 13, 2012
    Genesee & Wyoming has both above-average growth potential and an above-average valuation.
  39. It's Time To Invest In Railroad Stocks

    January 27, 2012
    Short-term traders may not want to look at the rails. But the long-term picture remains solid due to the economic advantages ...
  40. Rail Traffic Ends 2011 On A High Note

    January 10, 2012
    Rail traffic ends 2011 on a high note, but can it maintain this momentum through 2012?
  41. It's Time To Invest In Railroad Stocks

    December 28, 2011
    Short-term traders may not want to look at the rails. But the long-term picture remains solid due to the economic advantages ...
  42. 2011 In Review - Railroads

    December 27, 2011
    Railroads had another strong year in 2011.
  43. November's Rail Data Supports A Strong Economy

    December 14, 2011
    Rail data continues to support the idea that the economy is growing, despite what the markets would have you believe.
  44. October Rail Data – A Tale Of 2 Economies?

    November 8, 2011
    October's rail data shows a stronger recovery than the news seems to portray.
  45. 4 Stocks To Consider Before Tuesday

    October 17, 2011
    Here are four companies that will be releasing their earnings on October 18.
  46. September's Rail Traffic: Past The Pause?

    October 13, 2011
    September's rail data contained reasons for optimism.
  47. It's Time To Invest In Railroad Stocks

    September 28, 2011
    Short-term traders may not want to look at the rails. But the long-term picture remains solid due to the economic advantages ...
  48. YRC Worldwide Jackknifes Investors

    September 22, 2011
    YRC Worldwide avoided bankruptcy, but this did little to benefit shareholders.
  49. Are The Rails Starting To Spin Their Wheels?

    September 15, 2011
    August rail traffic is still a muddle, with the market still trying to puzzle out a direction for the sector.
  50. Riding The Rail Stocks

    September 8, 2011
    Short-term traders may not want to look at the rails. But the long-term picture remains solid due to the economic advantages ...
  51. 5 Railroad Names Chugging Higher

    July 14, 2011
    Today, Kate Stalter talks with Paul Maher of Santa Fe Wealth Advisors, who discusses how technical analysis guides his view ...
  52. No Summer Holiday Yet For Rail Traffic

    July 12, 2011
    June's rail traffic seems to support the idea that the recovery is tailing off
  53. FedEx Delivers Strength

    June 23, 2011
    FedEx delivered an impressive quarter and full fiscal year results. The company has improved its operations and, as an economic ...
  54. Rail Traffic Confirms A Slowing Economy

    June 10, 2011
    Monthly rail traffic shows that the economy has definitely slowed.
  55. April Rail Data: A Penny On The Tracks?

    May 12, 2011
    Rail traffic slipped in April, but a very difficult comparison in coal was the main culprit.
  56. Big Dividend Growth

    May 4, 2011
    Learn more about companies that have provided dividend growth of over 35% for the last five years.
  57. The Rail Industry Rolls Through Earnings

    May 2, 2011
    First-quarter results for the broad rail industry speaks volumes about how solid the group is as a long-term play.
  58. Rail Traffic Suggests A Slower Pace

    April 29, 2011
    Railroad data auggests a more moderate pace of economic growth as the recovery continues.
  59. Transport Stocks Ready To Roll

    April 21, 2011
    Increases in worldwide freight and cargo traffic continue to grow back towards pre-crisis levels and the sector has rallied ...
  60. Bullish News For Global Trade

    April 7, 2011
    Increases in worldwide freight and cargo traffic continue to grow back towards pre-crisis levels and the sector has rallied ...
  61. Here Comes The Tricky Part For Rail Traffic

    March 11, 2011
    February was the second straight month where rail traffic data looked a bit odd.
  62. Rail Stocks Chugging Right Along

    March 7, 2011
    As the economy continues to improve, so will the returns of the railroad operators.
  63. Queensland Still The Coal Story

    February 18, 2011
    While flooding in Australia's Queensland area contributed to the strong year of the coal producers, its effects may be even ...
  64. Q4 Earnings Results Superlatives

    February 2, 2011
    There are three clear leading groups that can be determined, based on Q4's earnings numbers.
  65. Union Pacific Roars Down The Tracks

    January 26, 2011
    Along with the other major railroads, Union Pacific continues its strong rebound from the recession.
  66. Rail Traffic Has A Strong End To A Rebounding Year

    January 13, 2011
    The rail traffic rebound picked up a little steam in December.
  67. Core Stocks For 2011

    January 5, 2011
    This group of stocks makes a tight, manageable portfolio for long-term investors.
  68. FedEx Guidance Trumps Its Earnings

    December 20, 2010
    FedEx posted lower earnings and a miss, yet its report contained much more good news than bad.
  69. 5 Overbought Stocks To Watch

    October 25, 2010
    The RSI is a standard component on any basic technical chart and is a great method of filtering stocks that could be setting ...
  70. This Month's Biggest Gainers

    September 29, 2010
    A month may be a short period in the world of stock trading, but it's plenty of time to make a tidy sum.
  71. An Infrastructure Jobs Plan Portfolio

    September 13, 2010
    The president's current $50 billion plan to reinforce America's crumbling infrastructure could be a step in the right direction.
  72. Railroads Suggest Recovery Is Soft

    August 11, 2010
    July's number for railroad shipping suggest that that economic recovery is slowing.
  73. The Upside Of Trucking

    August 11, 2010
    Despite some disappointing trucking trends, there is still a lot of opportunity in the industry.
  74. Big Steel Rails Roll On

    July 30, 2010
    Despite sluggish economy, railways keep rolling on to higher profits.
  75. Norfolk Southern Continues Rails' Strong Run

    July 29, 2010
    Norfolk Southern had a tremendous second quarter, and this good run may also bode well for the economy.
  76. Railroad, Trucking Earnings Growth Set to Keep Rolling

    July 23, 2010
    Railroads and truckers keep right on truckin', and car loads stay on course.
  77. Steel Dynamics Pitted, But Not Rusting

    July 22, 2010
    Steel Dynamics' mixed quarter shows just how murky the economic outlook is today.
  78. Railways Prepare To Announce Earnings

    July 12, 2010
    Railroads serve as a gauge for overall economic activity. Find out what investors can expect as the earnings season approaches.
  79. Some Positive Signs For The Economy

    July 12, 2010
    There is some good economic news despite the doom and gloom that is infecting investors' minds.
  80. Recovery Rides In On The Rails

    May 18, 2010
    April's rail traffic data suggest that the recovery in the U.S. economy is picking up steam.
  81. Buffett Rides The Rails

    May 4, 2010
    Railways look to be on track for further gains in the upcoming year.
  82. Canadian National Needs To Do More

    April 29, 2010
    Canadian National is the best railroad in North America, but perhaps not the best performer when facing Wall Street expectations.
  83. Signs Of An Economic Recovery Multiply

    April 20, 2010
    Bearish commentators are convinced the economy will head down into another contraction, but management commentary and recent ...
  84. Keep Your Eyes On These Stocks

    April 7, 2010
    In today's market, pouring over 13D filings can be a fertile way to source new ideas.
  85. Arch Coal's Dark Quarter

    February 4, 2010
    Arch Coal had a miserable fourth quarter and a rough year, with many observers seeing a dark future for the company and the ...
  86. The Railroads In 2010

    January 4, 2010
    The railroad industry in 2010 could be a lucrative investment for those who follow the smart money.
  87. Riding The Rails: Still Vulnerable Or Packed With Potential?

    June 12, 2009
    Is the recent rally in railroad stocks stalling, or will these companies keep chugging along?
  88. Transports: Yet Another Sector To Avoid

    March 10, 2009
    Transportation stocks are at dismal levels, but is now the time to buy or will they fall further?
  89. These Trains Bound For Glory

    January 27, 2009
    Despite slumping rail traffic, the railways are still steadily churning out earnings gains. All aboard!
  90. Transportation Stocks Driving The Rally

    May 29, 2008
    While energy and oil continue to garner attention, transportation stocks have quietly taken over as market leaders.
  91. Riding The Rails With The Busted Buck (BNI, CSX, UNP)

    November 28, 2007
    The old iron horse could be just the way to travel for investors in the months to come, especially if the dollar continues ...
  92. Off the Pace (PACR)

    May 3, 2007
    Positioned within a booming industry Pacer should be prospering, yet the company is falling behind its peers.
  93. Pulling Their Weight (BNI, CSX, UNP)

    March 13, 2007
    A look inside three railroad industry powerhouses and their prospects going forward.
  94. Off The Rails? (NSC)

    August 22, 2006
    Fears of a recession have prompted a rail stock sell-off. Have things been overdone?
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