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Csx Corp has the Highest Forward P/E Ratio in the Railroads Industry (CSX, GWR, KSU, NSC, UNP)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Railroads industry with the highest forward price to earnings (P/E) ratios. Forward P/E uses estimated earnings to compare relative value among companies in the same industry. Generally, the lower the forward P/E, the more undervalued a company is believed to be.

Csx Corp ranks highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 20.03. Genesee & Wyomin is next with a a forward P/E ratio of 18.72. Kansas City Sout ranks third highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 18.24.

Norfolk Southern follows with a a forward P/E ratio of 17.62, and Union Pac Corp rounds out the top five with a a forward P/E ratio of 17.01.

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Ticker(s): CSX GWR KSU NSC UNP