barriers to entry due in large part to the dominant market share position of the Class I rails (Burlington Northern, Union Pacific , Norfolk Southern and CSX), the capital-intensive nature of the industry (capital requirements often exceed 20% of sales) and limited
Freight demand is surging this season, but the rails have delivered solid margins despite service metrics suffering somewhat as they contend with congestion caused by the steep influx. UP grew third-quarter carloads a steep 7%, but velocity slid from 26.3 miles per hour to 23.8 and dwell degraded
CHICAGO, Oct 23 (Reuters) - The chief executive of No. 1 U.S. railroad Union Pacific Corp said on Thursday that he does not think mergers of major railroads "make sense" because of the regulatory...
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UP improved volume by a significant 8% quantum, and produced record revenue, EBIT, EPS, and operating ratio. Other Class I railroads have now reported quarterly volume growth in a similar range and many set new records as well, just on a smaller scale. We maintain our wide moat rating and expect to
apt to provide discounted pricing. North American Class I Railroads-- CSX CSX, Norfolk Southern NSC, BNSF, Union Pacific UNP , Canadian National CNI, Canadian Pacific CP, and Kansas City Southern KSU--earn wide economic moats in part
new positions in the portfolio during the quarter-- Union Pacific , Yum Brands, and Walgreen. We believe that railroad operator Union Pacific will benefit from a recovery in agricultural and commodity
Union Pacific attained record first-quarter revenue, operating income, operating ratio, and earnings per share despite severe weather conditions
stocks that are declining today include Kansas City Southern (KSU), Norfolk Southern Corporation (NSC), Union Pacific Corporation ( UNP ), and CSX Corp (CSX). At this time, the weakest railroad stock is Kansas City Southern (KSU). This
petroleum products (up 6.5%). Among individual Class I rails, total carloads improved year over year only at Union Pacific UNP and Kansas City Southern de Mexico (up 5.1% and 3.6% year to date, respectively). Brutal winter weather