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Highest Future Earnings Growth in the Railroads Industry Detected in Shares of Genesee & Wyoming (GWR, KSU, NSC, UNP, CSX)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Railroads industry with the highest future earnings growth. The growth of earnings per share (next fiscal year estimated vs. current fiscal year estimated) is important to gauge future profitability and relative value. Higher EPS growth generally justifies higher earnings multiples.

Genesee & Wyoming ranks highest with a future earnings growth of 13.5%. Kansas City Southern is next with a future earnings growth of 10.9%. Norfolk Southern ranks third highest with a future earnings growth of 10.5%.

Union Pacific follows with a future earnings growth of 8.8%, and CSX rounds out the top five with a future earnings growth of 4.8%.

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