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Norfolk Southern

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Norfolk Southern downgraded to Underperform at Avondale

As previously reported, Avondale downgraded Norfolk Southern to Underperform from Market Perform. Analyst Donald Broughton continues to believe volumes will continue to decline, yields will continue to disappoint, cost savings will be increasingly harder to achieve, ROIC will continue to deteriorate, and the combination of those factors should result in FY17 earnings below FY16, pressuring valuation.

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NSC Norfolk Southern

10/12/16
AVON
10/12/16
DOWNGRADE
AVON
Underperform
Norfolk Southern downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform at Avondale
10/11/16
VERT
10/11/16
INITIATION
Target $110
VERT
Sell
Norfolk Southern initiated with a Sell at Vertical Research
Vertical Research analyst Brian Konigsberg initiated Norfolk Southern with a Sell and a $110 price target.
10/11/16
10/11/16
UPGRADE
Target $110

Buy
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. .
10/11/16
BOFA
10/11/16
UPGRADE
BOFA
Buy
Norfolk Southern upgraded to Buy from Neutral at BofA/Merrill

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