Kansas City Southern (KSU - Get Report) is expected to report adjusted net income of $163.6 million, or $1.61 a share, on sales of $706.5 million before the market opens Friday, based on a FactSet survey of 17 analysts.

In the same period a year ago, the company posted earnings of $1.54 a share on sales of $682.4 million. It reported net income of $144.5 million.

The stock has fallen 4.9% since the company last reported earnings on Apr. 17.

Quarterly estimates have fallen 7.5 cents a share in the past month.

Kansas City Southern is currently trading at a price-to-forward-earnings ratio of 16.5 based on the 12-month estimates of 17 analysts surveyed by FactSet.

In the upcoming quarter analysts are forecasting adjusted net income of $177.7 million, or $1.76 a share, on sales of $741.5 million.

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