NSC : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Union Pacific Upside May be Limited

    January 19, 2017
    Union Pacific hit a 21-month high after earnings, but surprisingly weak accumulation off the 2016 low may limit gains in ...
  2. Norfolk Southern Derailment Destroys "Cars" (NSC)

    December 7, 2016
    A derailment that damaged not only rail cars but brand new BMWs.
  3. Norfolk Southern a Better Buy Than Union Pacific

    December 5, 2016
    Norfolk Southern has attracted much stronger institutional buying interest than rival Union Pacific and should outperform ...
  4. Predicting Economic Growth By Looking at the Rails (NSC, CSX)

    November 29, 2016
    Is Norfolk Southern the best rail investment when compared against its competition?
  5. Norfolk Southern's Coincidental Training Seminar (NSC)

    November 22, 2016
    At roughly the same time as a derailment, Norfolk Southern completed a safety course.
  6. Norfolk Southern Price Target Hiked (NSC)

    October 11, 2016
    But is it the best performing rail?
  7. CSX Earnings Could Wake Up Sleepy Transports (CSX, UNP)

    October 10, 2016
    CSX has gained significant ground since bottoming out in February, but this week's earnings report will pose a major test ...
  8. Norfolk Southern Improves Safety & Service (NSC)

    September 22, 2016
    Strong safety and service numbers have been reported, but there might be better news ahead.
  9. Norfolk Southern Won’t Budge on Lehigh Line (NSC)

    September 9, 2016
    Lehigh Valley residents want a passenger rail line to NYC. Norfolk Southern says, "NO."
  10. Railroads Head Transport Leaderboard (NSC, KSU)

    April 29, 2016
    Railroads and packaging companies have quietly assumed Dow transport leadership roles.
  11. Norfolk Southern Stock: Can Earnings Get Back on Track? (NSC)

    April 20, 2016
    Railroad stocks won't excite with sexy growth, but Norfolk Southern's earnings are projected to accelerate from 4.7% growth ...
  12. 5 Stocks with Predictive Qualities (UNP, CNI)

    March 2, 2016
    Learn about five stocks that have predictive qualities. Find out what investors can learn from bellwether stocks, price correlations ...
  13. Why Doesn't the U.S. Have a Transnational Railway? (CP, CSX)

    March 2, 2016
    On Tuesday, the WSJ reported that CSX Corp. (CSX) had rebuffed a $20 billion-plus offer to combine with the smaller Canadian ...
  14. Canadian Pacific in merger talks with Norfolk Southern (CP, NSC)

    November 19, 2015
    Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. revealed they are pursuing merger with American based Norfolk Southern Corp. to create the ...
  15. The Top Five Public Railroad Stocks in the U.S.

    September 30, 2015
    We offer a breakdown of the seven Class I railroads in North America based on their annual revenues.
  16. Will Weak Coal Shipments Derail Union Pacific? (CSX, NSC)

    April 21, 2015
    Just as the multiyear bull market in U.S. stocks begins to display a few strands of gray hair, a handful of bellwether industries ...
  17. Channel Dow Jones To Tackle Transport Stocks

    April 7, 2015
    Trade the Dow Jones Transportation Average directly through a traditional fund or break components into baskets of sub-sectors.
  18. September Rail Data - Coal Still Weak, Are Industrials Next?

    October 10, 2012
    Is slowing industrial demand something to worry about?
  19. 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.
  20. CSX Barrels Along

    April 21, 2011
    Railroad CSX posted another impressive quarter as its earnings barrel along.
  21. Key Developments In Air Delivery And Freight

    September 20, 2010
    Keep an eye on these industries with the Dow Jones Transportation Average.
  22. Rails Show Strength

    July 5, 2010
    Despite all the doomsday news on the economy, the railroad industry continues to show increasing strength.