Kansas City Southern - KSU Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $296.40
  • Forecasted Upside: 0.96 %
  • Number of Analysts: 6
  • Breakdown:
  • 1 Sell Ratings
  • 4 Hold Ratings
  • 1 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for KSU

Analyst Price Target is $296.40
▲ +0.96% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 6 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Kansas City Southern in the last 3 months. The average price target is $296.40, with a high forecast of $319.00 and a low forecast of $275.00. The average price target represents a 0.96% upside from the last price of $293.59.

This chart shows the closing price for KSU for the last year in relation to the current analyst high, average, and low pricetarget.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 6 contributing investment analysts is to hold stock in Kansas City Southern. This Hold consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/20/2021Raymond JamesBoost TargetOutperform$316.00 ➝ $319.00Low
10/20/2021Wolfe ResearchDowngradeOutperform ➝ Peer PerformHigh
10/14/2021Raymond JamesBoost TargetOutperform$281.00 ➝ $316.00High
10/7/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetEqual Weight$275.00 ➝ $300.00Low
10/6/2021CitigroupLower TargetNeutral$305.00 ➝ $300.00Low
10/4/2021BarclaysLower TargetUnderweight$310.00 ➝ $275.00Medium
9/15/2021Wolfe ResearchDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market PerformHigh
9/1/2021Loop CapitalDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$288.00High
7/15/2021Raymond JamesLower TargetOutperform$286.00 ➝ $281.00Low
6/29/2021CitigroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$275.00 ➝ $305.00Low
5/28/2021BarclaysDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ Underweight$265.00 ➝ $310.00Low
4/26/2021Raymond JamesReiterated RatingStrong-Buy ➝ Outperform$255.00 ➝ $286.00Low
4/26/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetPositive ➝ Hold$212.00 ➝ $300.00Low
4/21/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$275.00Low
4/19/2021Raymond JamesDowngradeStrong-Buy ➝ Outperform$255.00 ➝ $286.00Low
4/15/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$275.00Low
3/26/2021Vertical ResearchInitiated CoverageHoldLow
3/22/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$257.00 ➝ $275.00High
3/22/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral ➝ Overweight$231.00 ➝ $275.00High
1/28/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHold$197.00 ➝ $212.00Medium
1/25/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetOutperform$215.00 ➝ $240.00Low
1/25/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$236.00 ➝ $257.00Low
1/25/2021Raymond JamesBoost TargetStrong-Buy$245.00 ➝ $255.00Low
1/25/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$237.00 ➝ $246.00Low
1/25/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight ➝ Positive$142.00 ➝ $200.00Low
1/25/2021BarclaysBoost TargetEqual Weight$220.00 ➝ $235.00Low
1/25/2021CowenBoost TargetOutperform$203.00 ➝ $246.00Low
1/15/2021Raymond JamesBoost TargetStrong-Buy$210.00 ➝ $245.00Low
1/12/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetNeutral$199.00 ➝ $204.00Low
1/11/2021Smith Barney CitigroupBoost Target$220.00 ➝ $250.00Low
1/6/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$138.00 ➝ $142.00N/A
11/30/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHold$182.00 ➝ $197.00Medium
10/19/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$198.00 ➝ $201.00Medium
10/19/2020Wolfe ResearchUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$211.00High
10/19/2020CowenBoost TargetOutperform$193.00 ➝ $203.00Medium
10/19/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHold$170.00 ➝ $182.00Low
10/19/2020BMO Capital MarketsUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$200.00 ➝ $205.00Low
10/5/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$136.00 ➝ $138.00Low
9/14/2020BarclaysBoost Target$150.00 ➝ $175.00Low
9/10/2020Bank of AmericaBoost TargetBuy$203.00 ➝ $205.00Low
9/10/2020Raymond JamesBoost TargetStrong-Buy$183.00 ➝ $210.00Low
8/7/2020Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingBuyLow
8/5/2020Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$162.00Medium
8/3/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeUnderweight ➝ Neutral$142.00 ➝ $169.00High
7/20/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$176.00 ➝ $180.00Medium
7/20/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$125.00 ➝ $136.00Low
7/20/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$164.00 ➝ $175.00High
7/16/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingBuyHigh
7/15/2020Raymond JamesBoost TargetStrong-Buy$169.00 ➝ $175.00Medium
7/15/2020BarclaysBoost TargetEqual Weight$142.00 ➝ $150.00Medium
7/6/2020Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$127.00 ➝ $125.00Low
6/25/2020CitigroupBoost TargetBuy$154.00 ➝ $175.00High
6/17/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetHold$166.00 ➝ $163.00High
6/3/2020BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetMarket Perform$145.00 ➝ $158.00Low
5/22/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetOverweight$174.00 ➝ $170.00Low
4/21/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$122.00 ➝ $127.00Low
4/20/2020Raymond JamesLower TargetStrong-Buy$170.00 ➝ $169.00Medium
4/20/2020CitigroupBoost TargetBuy$125.00 ➝ $154.00Low
4/20/2020Stifel NicolausBoost TargetBuy$146.00 ➝ $147.00High
4/20/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$144.00 ➝ $149.00Low
4/17/2020CfraLower TargetBuy$176.00 ➝ $160.00Low
4/17/2020Raymond JamesLower TargetStrong-Buy$170.00 ➝ $169.00High
4/15/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetOverweight$193.00 ➝ $173.00Medium
4/9/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetHold$177.00 ➝ $166.00Low
4/9/2020BarclaysLower TargetEqual Weight$170.00 ➝ $130.00High
4/9/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeNeutral ➝ Underweight$130.00High
4/8/2020Susquehanna BancsharesLower TargetNeutral$169.00 ➝ $142.00Low
4/8/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$119.00 ➝ $122.00Medium
4/6/2020Stifel NicolausInitiated CoverageBuy$146.00High
4/1/2020UBS GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$147.00 ➝ $139.00High
3/26/2020Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingBuyLow
3/26/2020Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageOutperform$163.00Medium
3/23/2020Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$142.00 ➝ $119.00High
3/19/2020CowenReiterated RatingBuy$162.00Medium
3/16/2020UBS GroupLower TargetBuy$190.00 ➝ $147.00High
3/12/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetHold$178.00 ➝ $177.00High
2/27/2020CowenReiterated RatingBuyHigh
2/6/2020BMO Capital MarketsDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$175.00Low
1/23/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$130.00 ➝ $142.00Medium
1/21/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$164.00Low
1/21/2020Raymond JamesReiterated RatingStrong-Buy$184.00 ➝ $188.00Low
1/21/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$187.00 ➝ $193.00Low
1/21/2020Loop CapitalReiterated RatingBuy$182.00Low
1/21/2020StephensBoost TargetEqual Weight$165.00 ➝ $168.00Low
1/21/2020CowenReiterated RatingOutperform$172.00 ➝ $181.00Low
1/21/2020BenchmarkInitiated CoverageHoldLow
1/21/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuy$190.00Low
1/20/2020BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetOutperform$162.00 ➝ $175.00Low
12/11/2019Loop CapitalBoost TargetBuy$169.00Medium
12/5/2019BarclaysBoost TargetEqual Weight$140.00 ➝ $152.00Low
12/5/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$156.00Low
10/28/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$73.00Low
10/21/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuy$165.00Low
10/21/2019BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetOutperform$140.00 ➝ $154.00Low
10/21/2019Loop CapitalBoost TargetBuy$160.00Low
10/21/2019Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$120.00 ➝ $130.00Low
10/21/2019UBS GroupBoost TargetBuy$143.00 ➝ $163.00Low
10/21/2019Raymond JamesBoost TargetStrong-Buy$151.00 ➝ $170.00Low
10/18/2019CitigroupBoost TargetBuy$144.00 ➝ $160.00Low
10/18/2019Credit Suisse GroupSet TargetBuy$158.00Low
10/18/2019BarclaysSet TargetHold$140.00N/A
10/18/2019CowenBoost TargetOutperform$136.00 ➝ $151.00High
10/7/2019Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$121.00 ➝ $120.00Low
7/22/2019Loop CapitalBoost TargetBuy$144.00Low
7/22/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetNeutral$130.00 ➝ $136.00Low
7/22/2019Raymond JamesBoost TargetStrong-Buy$140.00 ➝ $141.00Low
7/22/2019Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$111.00 ➝ $121.00Low
7/22/2019Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$134.00 ➝ $140.00Medium
7/19/2019CowenSet TargetBuy$136.00Low
7/17/2019Cascend SecuritiesDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
7/8/2019Morgan StanleySet TargetHold$111.00Low
5/1/2019CowenReiterated RatingBuy$136.00Low
4/18/2019Loop CapitalBoost TargetBuy$142.00Low
4/18/2019Raymond JamesBoost TargetStrong-Buy ➝ Strong-Buy$135.00 ➝ $140.00Low
4/18/2019BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetOutperform$130.00Medium
4/4/2019CitigroupBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$130.00 ➝ $135.00Low
4/4/2019BarclaysLower TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$130.00 ➝ $128.00Low
3/20/2019Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$122.00 ➝ $127.00Medium
2/22/2019Loop CapitalSet TargetBuy$132.00Low
2/20/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuyLow
1/22/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftSet TargetBuy$121.00Low
1/22/2019Stifel NicolausBoost TargetBuy$120.00 ➝ $128.00Medium
1/20/2019Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingBuy$116.00 ➝ $129.00High
1/16/2019Loop CapitalLower TargetBuy$136.00 ➝ $132.00High
1/8/2019Atlantic SecuritiesInitiated CoverageOverweight ➝ Overweight$98.03Low
1/7/2019Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$112.00 ➝ $113.00Medium
1/7/2019Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$126.00 ➝ $116.00Medium
12/18/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight ➝ Neutral$138.00 ➝ $118.00Low
11/2/2018CitigroupLower TargetBuy ➝ Buy$123.00 ➝ $120.00Low
10/22/2018BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$128.00 ➝ $127.00Low
10/15/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$120.00Medium
10/9/2018Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight ➝ Hold$108.00 ➝ $112.00High
10/1/2018Bank of AmericaLower TargetBuy ➝ Buy$134.00 ➝ $130.00Low
9/27/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHold ➝ Hold$119.00 ➝ $120.00Low
9/4/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftInitiated CoverageHold ➝ Hold$119.00Medium
8/31/2018Raymond JamesBoost TargetStrong-Buy ➝ Strong-Buy$128.00 ➝ $133.00Medium
8/29/2018CowenUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$124.00 ➝ $138.00Low
8/28/2018Loop CapitalBoost TargetBuy$140.00Low
7/23/2018Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight ➝ $111.08$106.00 ➝ $108.00Low
7/23/2018Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform ➝ $111.08$125.00 ➝ $126.00High
7/23/2018CowenReiterated RatingHold$124.00High
7/23/2018Loop CapitalBoost TargetIn-Line ➝ Buy$132.00High
7/10/2018Loop CapitalSet TargetBuy$127.00Low
6/2/2018Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$130.00Medium
5/24/2018Stifel NicolausInitiated CoverageBuy$130.00High
4/25/2018Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$104.00 ➝ $107.00Low
4/23/2018Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$122.00 ➝ $132.00Medium
4/23/2018BMO Capital MarketsUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$120.00Low
4/23/2018CowenReiterated RatingHold$116.00Low
4/13/2018BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$117.00 ➝ $120.00Low
4/6/2018Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$102.00 ➝ $104.00Medium
3/8/2018Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$97.00 ➝ $102.00Low
3/8/2018Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperform$126.00 ➝ $121.00Medium
11/24/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$109.00Low
11/13/2017The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral ➝ Neutral$109.00N/A
10/23/2017BarclaysBoost TargetEqual Weight$100.00 ➝ $105.00N/A
10/23/2017Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$122.00 ➝ $124.00N/A
10/23/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$109.00N/A
10/23/2017Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$88.00 ➝ $90.00N/A
10/23/2017CowenBoost TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$111.00 ➝ $113.00N/A
10/23/2017Loop CapitalReiterated RatingBuy$118.00 ➝ $124.00N/A
10/12/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweight$116.00 ➝ $130.00N/A
10/10/2017Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$113.00 ➝ $116.00N/A
10/4/2017CitigroupReiterated RatingBuy$116.00 ➝ $123.00Low
10/2/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual Weight$93.00 ➝ $88.00Low
9/21/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$118.00Low
8/25/2017CowenReiterated RatingHoldMedium
8/25/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$105.00Low
8/21/2017Bank of AmericaBoost TargetNeutral$112.00 ➝ $113.00Low
(Data available from 8/19/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.27 (Hold)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

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Kansas City Southern logo
Kansas City Southern is a transportation holding company. It focuses on the growing north or south freight corridor connecting key commercial and industrial markets in the central United States with major industrial cities in Mexico. The firm also engages in the freight rail transportation business operating through a single coordinated rail network. The company was founded by Arthur E. Stilwell in 1887 and is headquartered in Kansas City, MO.
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Today's Range

Now: $293.59
Low: $289.03
High: $297.00

50 Day Range

MA: $297.85
Low: $287.54
High: $311.40

52 Week Range

Now: $293.59
Low: $190.64
High: $315.39

Volume

40,684,807 shs

Average Volume

1,248,954 shs

Market Capitalization

$26.71 billion

P/E Ratio

287.84

Dividend Yield

0.74%

Beta

1.1

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Kansas City Southern?

The following Wall Street research analysts have issued research reports on Kansas City Southern in the last year: Barclays PLC, Citigroup Inc., Loop Capital, Raymond James, StockNews.com, Wells Fargo & Company, and Wolfe Research.
View the latest analyst ratings for KSU.

What is the current price target for Kansas City Southern?

5 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Kansas City Southern in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $296.40, suggesting a possible upside of 1.0%. Raymond James has the highest price target set, predicting KSU will reach $319.00 in the next twelve months. Barclays PLC has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $275.00 for Kansas City Southern in the next year.
View the latest price targets for KSU.

What is the current consensus analyst rating for Kansas City Southern?

Kansas City Southern currently has 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 1 buy rating from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in KSU, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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How do I contact Kansas City Southern's investor relations team?

Kansas City Southern's physical mailing address is 427 WEST 12TH STREET, KANSAS CITY MO, 64105. The transportation company's listed phone number is (816) 983-1303 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for Kansas City Southern is www.kcsouthern.com. Learn More about contacing Kansas City Southern investor relations.