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Relatively Low Earnings Yield Detected in Shares of Kansas City Southern in the Railroads Industry (KSU, GWR, NSC, UNP, CSX)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Railroads industry with the lowest earnings yields. Earnings yield is useful to compare the relative benefit of owning a stock vs. owning other yield assets such as bonds. If the earnings yield is higher, stocks may be considered undervalued.

Kansas City Southern ranks lowest with a an earnings yield of 4.7%. Following is Genesee & Wyoming with a an earnings yield of 5.9%. Norfolk Southern ranks third lowest with a an earnings yield of 6.1%.

Union Pacific follows with a an earnings yield of 6.3%, and CSX rounds out the bottom five with a an earnings yield of 7.4%.

SmarTrend is monitoring the recent change of momentum in CSX. Please refer to our Company Overview for the results of our proprietary technical indicators that have been scanning shares of CSX in search of a potential trend change.

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