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Norfolk Southern

$95.83

-0.95 (-0.98%)

07:38
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07:38

Norfolk Southern upgraded to Buy on efficiency gains at BofA/Merrill

As previously reported, BofA/Merrill upgraded Norfolk Southern to Buy from Neutral. Analyst Ken Hoexter believes Norfolk is making a series of incremental improvements and progressing to its goal of achieving $650M in efficiency gains by 2020. He raised Norfolk's price target to $110 from $97 given sustainable double-digit earnings growth, improved capital returns, and balance sheet employment. .

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NSC Norfolk Southern
$95.83

-0.95 (-0.98%)

08/11/16
ATLE
08/11/16
INITIATION
Target $104
ATLE
Neutral
Norfolk Southern initiated with a Neutral at Atlantic Equities
Target $104.
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09/13/16
NO CHANGE
Target $170
SBSH
Buy
Rails remain attractive into year-end, says Citi
Citi analyst Christian Wetherbee says he continues to view railroads as the most attractive sector within Transportation into year-end and early 2017. Rail volumes could flatten and begin to turn modestly positive by the end of 2016, which would likely extend investor rotation into the space, Wetherbee tells investors in a research note. He believes valuations in the rails sector remain attractive and that 2017 estimates are achievable. Wetherbee raised his price target for Canadian Pacific (CP) to $170 from $154, for Canadian National (CNI) to $66 from $61, for CSX (CSX) to $32 from $29, for Kansas City Southern (KSU) to $110 from $109, for Norfolk Southern (NSC) to $97 from $87 and for Union Pacific (UNP) to $106 from $100. He has Buy ratings on Canadian Pacific, CSX, Kansas City Southern and Union Pacific.
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UPGRADE
BOFA
Buy
Norfolk Southern upgraded to Buy from Neutral at BofA/Merrill

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