3. As of noon trading, Norfolk Southern Corporation ( NSC) is down $1.07 (-1.4%) to $73.33 on light volume Thus far, 901,993 shares of Norfolk Southern Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $73.13-$74.54 after having opened the day at $74.53 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $74.40.

Norfolk Southern Corporation engages in the rail transportation of raw materials, intermediate products, and finished goods in the United States. Norfolk Southern Corporation has a market cap of $23.7 billion and is part of the transportation industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.0, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 20.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate Norfolk Southern Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 13 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Norfolk Southern Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its attractive valuation levels, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Norfolk Southern Corporation Ratings Report now.

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