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Norfolk Southern Corp Earnings & Revenue

NSC past earnings growth

How has NSC's earnings growth performed historically?
Company
34.2%
Industry
16.65%
Market
102.72%
NSC's earnings have grown faster (15.06% per year) than the US Railroads industry average (10.3%)
Performance
NSC's earnings have grown slower (15.06% per year) than the US market average (27.52%)
Performance
NSC's earnings growth is accelerating - its growth over the last year (34.2%) is above its 5-year compound annual rate (15.06%)
Performance

NSC past revenue growth

How has NSC's revenue growth performed historically?
Company
2.7%
Industry
3.68%
Market
36.32%
NSC's revenue has grown slower (0.8% per year) than the US Railroads industry average (2.21%)
Performance
NSC's revenue has grown slower (0.8% per year) than the US market average (17.66%)
Performance
NSC's revenue growth is accelerating - its growth over the last year (2.7%) is above its 5-year compound annual rate (0.8%)
Performance

NSC earnings and revenue history

Current Revenue
$10.5B
Current Earnings
$2.7B
Current Profit Margin
26%
NSC's has demonstrated consistent long-term earnings growth over the past 10 years (125.16%)
Performance

NSC Return on equity

Current Company
18.6%
Current Industry
26.6%
Current Market
39.8%
NSC's Return on Equity (18.6%) shows a company that is not efficient at transforming shareholder equity into returns
Performance

NSC Return on assets

Current Company
7.2%
Current Industry
8.5%
Current Market
12.2%
NSC is generating lower Return on Assets (7.2%) than the US Railroads industry average (8.49%)
Performance

NSC Return on capital employed

Current Company
11.49%
Current Industry
13.7%
NSC's ability to generate Return on Capital (11.49%) has decreased compared to 3 years ago (11.54%)
Performance

Norfolk Southern Corp Earnings & Revenue FAQ

What were NSC's earnings last quarter?

On Jul 28, 2021, Norfolk Southern Corp (NYSE: NSC) reported Q2 2021 earnings per share (EPS) of $3.29, up 115.03% year over year. Total Norfolk Southern Corp earnings for the quarter were $819.00 million. In the same quarter last year, Norfolk Southern Corp's earnings per share (EPS) was $1.53.

What was NSC's earnings growth in the past year?

As of Q3 2021, Norfolk Southern Corp's earnings has grown 34.2% year over year. This is 17.55 percentage points higher than the US Railroads industry earnings growth rate of 16.65%. Norfolk Southern Corp's earnings in the past year totalled $2.73 billion.

What was NSC's revenue last quarter?

On Jul 28, 2021, Norfolk Southern Corp (NYSE: NSC) reported Q2 2021 revenue of $2.80 billion up 34.24% year over year. In the same quarter last year, Norfolk Southern Corp's revenue was $2.09 billion.

What was NSC's revenue growth in the past year?

As of Q3 2021, Norfolk Southern Corp's revenue has grown 2.7% year over year. This is 0.99 percentage points lower than the US Railroads industry revenue growth rate of 3.68%. Norfolk Southern Corp's revenue in the past year totalled $10.52 billion.
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