Ratios Revealed: Decoding CSX Corp. (CSX)’s Financial Health

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The closing price of CSX Corp. (NASDAQ: CSX) was $32.99 for the day, down -0.18% from the previous closing price of $33.05. In other words, the price has decreased by -$0.18 from its previous closing price. On the day, 7.09 million shares were traded. CSX stock price reached its highest trading level at $33.135 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $32.84.


Our analysis of CSX’s different ratios will help us gain a deeper understanding of the company. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 43.43 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 21.36. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 1.00 and its Current Ratio is at 1.15. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 1.51 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 1.46.

Upgrades & Downgrades

In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for this company, Jefferies on April 08, 2024, initiated with a Hold rating and assigned the stock a target price of $40.

On January 25, 2024, TD Cowen reiterated its Market Perform rating and also lowered its target price recommendation from $32 to $36.

Insider Transactions:

Also, insider trades can serve as a great indicator of what management thinks about the future direction of a stock’s price. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Feb 20 ’24 when Goldman Nathan D sold 244,487 shares for $36.62 per share. The transaction valued at 8,953,114 led to the insider holds 251,579 shares of the business.

Sorfleet Diana B sold 37,087 shares of CSX for $1,378,524 on Feb 07 ’24. The EVP & CAO now owns 215,226 shares after completing the transaction at $37.17 per share. On Feb 06 ’24, another insider, Boone Kevin S., who serves as the EVP & CCO of the company, sold 60,000 shares for $37.10 each. As a result, the insider received 2,226,000 and left with 170,757 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, CSX now has a Market Capitalization of 64610258944 and an Enterprise Value of 82116722688. As of this moment, CSX’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 18.12, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 15.16. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 1.66. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 4.41 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 5.12. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 5.612 whereas that against EBITDA is 11.511.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, CSX has reached a high of $40.12, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $29.03. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is -4.27%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be -2.02%.

Shares Statistics:

CSX traded an average of 12.14M shares per day over the past three months and 11629710 shares per day over the past ten days. A total of 1.96B shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 1.95B. Insiders hold about 0.15% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 75.05% stake in the company. Shares short for CSX as of 1715731200 were 31220839 with a Short Ratio of 2.57, compared to 1713139200 on 30489476. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 31220839 and a Short% of Float of 1.6.

Dividends & Splits

With its trailing 12-month dividend rate of 0.45, CSX has a forward annual dividend rate of 0.46. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 0.013615734The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 1.27.

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