Kansas City Southern Overview

  • Founded
  • 1887
Founded
  • Status
  • Public
  • Employees
  • 7,040
Employees
  • Stock Symbol
  • KSU
Stock Symbol
  • Investments
  • 1
  • Share Price
  • $156.69
  • (As of Thursday Closing)

Kansas City Southern General Information

Description

Kansas City Southern, the smallest Class I railroad, derives about half of its $2.7 billion revenue on 3,400 miles of track in the Central and Southern United States. Remaining sales are produced by operating concessions on 3,300 miles of rail in Mexico and 47 miles of track adjacent to the Panama Canal. KCS' freight includes industrial and forest products (21% of total revenue), chemicals and petroleum (26%), agriculture and minerals (18%), intermodal (13%), energy (9%), and autos (9%); other revenue stems from switching, demurrage, and the like.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Kansas City Southern Industries
Ownership Status
Publicly Held
Financing Status
Corporation
Primary Industry
Holding Companies
Other Industries
Rail
Stock Exchange
NYS
Primary Office
  • PO Box 219335
  • Kansas City, MO 64121-9335
  • United States
+1 (800) 000-0000
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Kansas City Southern Stock Performance

(As of Thursday Closing)

Stock Price Previous Close 52 wk Range Market Cap Shares Average Volume EPS
$156.69 $158.76 $92.86 - $178.59 $14.8B 94.3M 1.07M $5.87

Kansas City Southern Financials Summary

In Thousands,
USD
TTM 30-Jun-2020 FY 2019 31-Dec-2019 FY 2018 31-Dec-2018 FY 2017 31-Dec-2017
EV 17,719,570 18,224,559 12,616,021 13,763,107
Revenue 2,756,800 2,866,000 2,751,700 2,627,000
EBITDA 1,296,100 1,255,000 1,343,600 1,295,400
Net Income 568,900 538,900 627,400 962,000
Total Assets 10,288,100 9,786,800 9,469,800 9,198,700
Total Debt 3,835,000 3,377,100 2,689,400 2,619,400
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Kansas City Southern Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
EBITDA
Post-Val Status Debt

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Kansas City Southern Comparisons

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Industry
HQ Location
Employees
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last Financing Details
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Kansas City Southern Competitors (4)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Canadian Pacific Railway Corporation Calgary, Canada 00000 00.000 000000000000 00.000
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Kansas City Southern Executive Team (15)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Patrick Ottensmeyer Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
Michael Upchurch Chief Financial Officer, Finance & Executive Vice President
Jeffrey Songer Chief Operating Officer, Operations & Executive Vice President
Suzanne Grafton Chief Accounting Officer, Accounting & Vice President
Michael Naatz Chief Marketing Officer, Marketing & Executive Vice President
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Kansas City Southern Board Members (10)

Name Representing Role Since
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Kansas City Southern Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %ile
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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Kansas City Southern Acquisitions (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
000000 00000 00000 01-Jan-1998 000000000000000000 Investment Banks
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Kansas City Southern Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
000000 00000 00000 01-Jan-1998 000000000000000000 Completed
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