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

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 17.1%. Following is CSX with a future earnings growth of 13.4%. Union Pacific ranks third highest with a future earnings growth of 13.2%.

Norfolk Southern follows with a future earnings growth of 11.8%, and Kansas City Southern rounds out the top five with a future earnings growth of 10.9%.

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Keywords: highest future earnings growth genesee & wyoming union pacific Norfolk Southern kansas city southern

Ticker(s): GWR CSX UNP NSC KSU