Analyst Rating Update on Kansas City Southern (KSU)

Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) : Zacks Investment Research ranks Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) as 4, which is a Sell recommendation. 5 research analysts consider that the stocks fundamentals point to a bright future, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. 1 other analysts are mildly bullish on the stock and favor a Buy. Not everyone is convinced about the stocks future, hence, the stock receives 1 Sell recommendation. 1 more believe that the stock has more downside risks, hence they propose a Strong Sell. A total of 6 analysts believe that the stock has a limited upside, hence they advise a Hold. The average broker rating of 14 research analysts is 2.43, which indicates as a Buy.

Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) : 13 Wall Street analysts covering Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) believe that the average level the stock could reach for the short term is $95.92. The maximum price target given is $110 and the minimum target for short term is around $73, hence the standard deviation is calculated at $12.26.

For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. Also, Oppenheimer initiates coverage on Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) The shares have been rated Outperform. The rating by the firm was issued on June 16, 2016.

Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU): stock turned positive on Tuesday. Though the stock opened at $85.57, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $86.774 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $85.41 and closed the trading day at $86.66, in the green by 2.52%. The total traded volume for the day was 922,667. The stock had closed at $84.53 in the previous days trading.

In an insider trading activity, Druten Robert J, director of Kansas City Southern, unloaded 3,240 shares at an average price of $89.94 on June 9, 2016. The total amount of the transaction was worth $291,406, according to the disclosed information with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.

Kansas City Southern (KCS) is a transportation holding company with domestic and international rail operations in North America that are focused on the north/south freight corridor connecting commercial and industrial markets in the central United States with industrial cities in Mexico. The Companys rail network includes The Kansas City Southern Railway Company (KCSR), which serves a ten-state region in the midwest and southeast regions of the United States and has the shortest north/south rail route between Kansas City, Missouri and several key ports along the Gulf of Mexico in Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas; Kansas City Southern de Mexico, S.A. de C.V. (KCSM), which serves Mexicos principal industrial cities and three of its major seaports, and Mexrail, Inc. (Mexrail), which owns The Texas Mexican Railway Company (Tex-Mex), which connects the operations of KCSR with KCSM.

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