Revenue Update on CSX Corporation(NYSE:CSX)

CSX Corporation(NYSE:CSX) announced the earnings results for Fiscal Year 2016 and Q1. The results came in during After-hours on Apr 12, 2016. Company reported revenue of $2.62B. Analysts estimated a revenue of $2.68B. Earnings per share were $0.37. Analysts had estimated an EPS of $0.37.

In a different note, Scotiabank said it Initiates Coverage on CSX Corporation, according to a research note issued on Mar 15, 2016. The shares have been rated ‘Sector Perform’ by the firm. On Feb 23, 2016, Morgan Stanley said it Downgrades its rating on CSX Corporation. In the research note, the firm Lowers the price-target to $26.00 per share. The shares have been rated ‘Underweight’ by the firm. On Feb 22, 2016, Bank of America said it Upgrades its rating on CSX Corporation. In the research note, the firm Raises the price-target to $25.00 per share. The shares have been rated ‘Buy’ by the firm. On Feb 19, 2016, Credit Suisse said it Maintains its rating on CSX Corporation. In the research note, the firm Raises the price-target to $25.00 per share. The shares have been rated ‘Outperform’ by the firm. On Feb 12, 2016, Avondale Partners said it Downgrades its rating on CSX Corporation. In the research note, the firm Lowers the price-target to $19.00 per share. The shares have been rated ‘Market Underperform’ by the firm. On Jan 14, 2016, Credit Suisse said it Maintains its rating on CSX Corporation. According to the research note, Credit Suisse Lowers the price target to $25 per share from a prior target of $28. The shares have been rated ‘Outperform’ by the firm.

CSX Corporation (CSX) shares turned negative on Fridays trading session with the shares closing down -0.21 points or -0.80% at a volume of 74,62,376. The pessimistic mood was evident in the company shares which never went considerably beyond the level of $26.44. The peak price level was also seen at $26.44 while the days lowest was $25.785. Finally the shares closed at $25.93. The 52-week high of the shares is $37.67 while the 52-week low is $21.325. According to the latest information available, the market cap of the company is $24,786 M.

Several Insider Transactions has been reported to the SEC. On Sep 3, 2015, David M Ratcliffe (director) purchased 1,868 shares at $26.84 per share price.Also, On May 8, 2015, Fredrik J Eliasson (EVP & Chief Financial Officer) sold 30,000 shares at $35.48 per share price.On Apr 20, 2015, Gilbert H Lamphere (director) sold 165,556 shares at $32.38 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.

CSX Corporation (CSX) together with its subsidiaries is a transportation company. The Company provides rail-based transportation services including traditional rail service and the transport of intermodal containers and trailers. The Company has three lines of business: merchandise business coal business and the intermodal business. The Company’s merchandise business transports aggregates (which include crushed stone sand and gravel) metal phosphate fertilizer food consumer (manufactured goods and appliances) agricultural automotive paper and chemical products. Its coal business transports domestic coal coke and iron ore to electricity-generating power plants steel manufacturers and industrial plants as well as export coal to deep-water port facilities. Through a network of around 50 terminals the intermodal business serves markets east of the Mississippi and transports manufactured consumer goods in containers providing truck-like services for longer shipments.

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