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Shares of Kansas City Southern Rank the Highest in Terms of EV/EBITDA Ratio in the Railroads Industry (KSU, GWR, UNP, NSC, CSX)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Railroads industry with the highest enterprise value to EBITDA (EV/EBITDA) ratios. EV/EBITDA is an important metric used in valuing comparable companies. It is capital structure neutral and generally the lower the ratio, the more undervalued the company is believed to be.

Kansas City Southern ranks highest with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 11.94. Genesee & Wyoming is next with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 10.22. Union Pacific ranks third highest with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 8.82.

Norfolk Southern follows with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 8.77, and CSX rounds out the top five with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 7.53.

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