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) pushed the Transportation industry lower today making it today's featured Transportation laggard. The industry as a whole closed the day up 0.9%. By the end of trading, Kansas City Southern fell $0.98 (-1.0%) to $94.60 on average volume. Throughout the day, 1,864,367 shares of Kansas City Southern exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1,381,800 shares. The stock ranged in price between $94.47-$95.85 after having opened the day at $95.35 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $95.58. Other companies within the Transportation industry that declined today were:
), down 3.7%,
), down 3.6%,
), down 3.0% and
), down 3.0%.
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Kansas City Southern, through its subsidiaries, engages in the freight rail transportation business. Kansas City Southern has a market cap of $10.4 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 22.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Kansas City Southern a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates
Kansas City Southern
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself.
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On the positive front,
), up 8.0%,
), up 7.6%,
), up 6.4% and
), up 5.5% , were all gainers within the transportation industry with
) being today's featured transportation industry leader.
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