2. As of noon trading, Norfolk Southern Corporation ( NSC) is down $0.95 (-1.2%) to $77.13 on average volume. Thus far, 754,539 shares of Norfolk Southern Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $77.10-$78.20 after having opened the day at $78.13 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $78.08.

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 $24.5 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 26.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Norfolk Southern Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 11 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 increase in net income, attractive valuation levels, increase in stock price during the past year, growth in earnings per share and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Norfolk Southern Corporation Ratings Report now.

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