Norfolk Southern Corporation (NSC) is expected to report earnings of $2.18 a share on sales of $2.8 billion after the market closes Wednesday, Apr. 24, based on a FactSet survey of 23 analysts.

In the same period a year ago, the company posted earnings of $1.93 a share on sales of $2.7 billion.

The stock has risen 21.4% since the company last reported earnings on Jan. 24.

Quarterly estimates have fallen 5.4 cents a share in the past month. Norfolk Southern is currently trading at a price-to-forward-earnings ratio of 18.4 based on the 12-month estimates of 25 analysts surveyed by FactSet.

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