Norfolk Southern - NSC Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Moderate Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $264.56
  • Forecasted Upside: 20.30%
  • Number of Analysts: 18
  • Breakdown:
  • 1 Sell Ratings
  • 4 Hold Ratings
  • 13 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$219.91
▼ -1.93 (-0.87%)

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Analyst Price Target for NSC

Analyst Price Target is $264.56
▲ +20.30% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 18 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Norfolk Southern in the last 3 months. The average price target is $264.56, with a high forecast of $300.00 and a low forecast of $175.00. The average price target represents a 20.30% upside from the last price of $219.91.

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

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Current Consensus is Moderate Buy

The current consensus among 18 investment analysts is to moderate buy stock in Norfolk Southern. This Moderate Buy consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 13 buy ratings
  • 4 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
12/22/2022
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3/22/2023
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6/20/2023
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  • 1 sell ratings
9/18/2023
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12/17/2023
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3/16/2024
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5/15/2024
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6/14/2024

Latest Recommendations

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  • 13 buy ratings
  • 4 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
6/7/2024Wells Fargo & CompanyInitiated CoverageOverweight$270.00Low
5/23/2024Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeSector Perform ➝ Outperform$270.00Low
5/13/2024BarclaysLower TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$305.00 ➝ $275.00Low
4/25/2024UBS GroupLower TargetBuy ➝ Buy$302.00 ➝ $294.00Low
4/25/2024BenchmarkReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$277.00Low
4/18/2024Loop CapitalBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$261.00 ➝ $270.00Low
4/12/2024Stifel NicolausBoost TargetHold ➝ Hold$233.00 ➝ $244.00Low
4/10/2024BenchmarkBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$250.00 ➝ $277.00Low
4/10/2024SusquehannaLower TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$270.00 ➝ $265.00Low
4/10/2024Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingSector Perform ➝ Sector Perform$270.00Low
4/9/2024JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$240.00 ➝ $275.00Low
4/8/2024Jefferies Financial GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$300.00Low
3/28/2024SusquehannaBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$245.00 ➝ $270.00N/A
3/21/2024The Goldman Sachs GroupBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$252.00 ➝ $283.00Low
3/21/2024TD CowenBoost TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$236.00 ➝ $253.00Low
3/4/2024UBS GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$238.00 ➝ $302.00Low
2/21/2024BarclaysUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$255.00 ➝ $305.00Low
2/8/2024CitigroupBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$253.00 ➝ $286.00Low
1/29/2024BarclaysLower TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$240.00 ➝ $235.00Low
1/29/2024Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetSector Perform ➝ Sector Perform$215.00 ➝ $207.00Low
1/29/2024UBS GroupBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$209.00 ➝ $238.00Low
1/29/2024BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$250.00 ➝ $245.00Low
1/29/2024Morgan StanleyDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ Underweight$185.00 ➝ $175.00Low
1/29/2024Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$250.00 ➝ $233.00Low
1/29/2024TD CowenDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$233.00 ➝ $236.00Low
1/22/2024Sanford C. BernsteinUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$272.00Low
1/9/2024JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$238.00 ➝ $237.00Low
12/21/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$236.00 ➝ $238.00Low
12/1/2023Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$204.00 ➝ $248.00Low
10/26/2023Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetSector Perform ➝ Sector Perform$223.00 ➝ $201.00Low
10/26/2023CitigroupLower TargetBuy ➝ Buy$235.00 ➝ $225.00Low
10/26/2023BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$255.00 ➝ $230.00Low
10/26/2023BarclaysLower TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$215.00 ➝ $205.00Low
10/26/2023Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$174.00 ➝ $170.00Low
10/26/2023Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$245.00 ➝ $220.00Low
10/11/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$279.00 ➝ $245.00Low
10/4/2023BarclaysLower Target$235.00 ➝ $215.00Low
10/3/2023SusquehannaLower TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$245.00 ➝ $215.00Low
10/3/2023Stifel NicolausLower TargetBuy ➝ Buy$260.00 ➝ $253.00Low
10/2/2023Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$177.00 ➝ $174.00Low
10/2/2023Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$266.00 ➝ $215.00Low
7/28/2023TD CowenBoost TargetOutperform$243.00 ➝ $253.00Low
7/28/2023Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Target$210.00 ➝ $227.00Low
7/28/2023BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetMarket Perform$240.00 ➝ $255.00Low
7/17/2023Stifel NicolausBoost Target$242.00 ➝ $262.00Low
7/11/2023Bank of AmericaBoost Target$226.00 ➝ $253.00Low
7/11/2023Vertical ResearchUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$260.00Low
7/11/2023Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Target$250.00 ➝ $260.00Low
5/22/2023Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$225.00 ➝ $250.00Low
5/22/2023CitigroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$226.00 ➝ $257.00Low
5/17/2023Evercore ISIUpgradeIn-Line ➝ Outperform$242.00Low
5/11/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral ➝ Overweight$250.00Low
4/28/2023Morgan StanleyLower Target$177.00 ➝ $174.00Low
4/27/2023VNET GroupReiterated RatingMaintainsLow
4/27/2023Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetSector Perform$221.00 ➝ $210.00Low
4/27/2023Stifel NicolausLower TargetBuy$247.00 ➝ $243.00Low
4/27/2023SusquehannaBoost TargetNeutral$220.00 ➝ $230.00Low
4/27/2023BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetOutperform$250.00 ➝ $240.00Low
4/27/2023Sanford C. BernsteinLower TargetMarket Perform$239.00 ➝ $226.00Low
4/27/2023BarclaysLower TargetEqual Weight$250.00 ➝ $235.00Low
4/18/2023Stifel NicolausLower Target$254.00 ➝ $247.00Low
4/17/2023Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetEqual Weight$245.00 ➝ $225.00Low
4/12/2023BarclaysLower TargetEqual Weight$255.00 ➝ $250.00Low
4/11/2023CitigroupLower TargetNeutral$273.00 ➝ $226.00Low
4/10/2023The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeConviction-Buy ➝ BuyLow
4/4/2023Morgan StanleyUpgradeUnderweight ➝ Equal Weight$177.00Low
3/20/2023Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Target$266.00 ➝ $258.00Low
3/15/2023ArgusDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
2/21/2023Wolfe ResearchUpgradePeer Perform ➝ Outperform$255.00Low
2/14/2023Bank of AmericaLower TargetBuy$272.00 ➝ $269.00Low
1/26/2023Royal Bank of CanadaLower Target$253.00 ➝ $244.00Low
1/26/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetNeutral$236.00 ➝ $232.00Low
1/26/2023BenchmarkLower TargetBuy$280.00 ➝ $270.00Low
1/26/2023CowenBoost TargetOutperform$256.00 ➝ $259.00Low
1/26/2023BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetMarket Perform$245.00 ➝ $250.00Low
1/26/2023SusquehannaBoost TargetNeutral$225.00 ➝ $231.00Low
1/26/2023Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$285.00 ➝ $275.00Low
1/26/2023Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$273.00 ➝ $266.00Low
1/25/2023The Goldman Sachs GroupBoost Target$261.00 ➝ $266.00Low
1/4/2023Wells Fargo & CompanyDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$285.00 ➝ $245.00Low
12/5/2022BarclaysBoost Target$240.00 ➝ $255.00Low
12/1/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$260.00 ➝ $285.00Low
11/29/2022CitigroupBoost TargetNeutral$225.00 ➝ $250.00Low
11/28/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Target$220.00 ➝ $273.00Low
11/22/2022Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$282.00 ➝ $278.00Low
11/17/2022Wolfe ResearchDowngradeOutperform ➝ Peer Perform$245.00Low
11/1/2022Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Sector Perform$221.00 ➝ $237.00Low
10/27/2022CowenLower Target$247.00 ➝ $243.00Low
10/27/2022StephensBoost TargetEqual Weight$225.00 ➝ $230.00Low
10/27/2022Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$264.00 ➝ $267.00Low
10/27/2022Susquehanna BancsharesBoost Target$218.00 ➝ $220.00Low
10/27/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetUnderweight$178.00 ➝ $177.00Low
10/27/2022CowenLower Target$247.00 ➝ $243.00Low
10/27/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$250.00 ➝ $260.00Low
10/27/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Target$230.00 ➝ $220.00Low
10/27/2022SusquehannaBoost Target$218.00 ➝ $220.00Low
10/27/2022UBS GroupBoost TargetNeutral$229.00 ➝ $235.00Low
10/27/2022BarclaysBoost TargetEqual Weight$230.00 ➝ $240.00N/A
10/17/2022Stifel NicolausLower TargetBuy$275.00 ➝ $271.00Low
10/13/2022TD SecuritiesDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
10/13/2022BenchmarkLower Target$250.00Low
10/11/2022Credit Suisse GroupLower Target$292.00 ➝ $264.00Low
10/10/2022The Goldman Sachs GroupLower TargetBuy$286.00 ➝ $255.00Low
10/10/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetOverweight$274.00 ➝ $250.00Low
10/7/2022Robert W. BairdDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$280.00 ➝ $240.00N/A
10/3/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetUnderweight$196.00 ➝ $178.00Low
9/30/2022BarclaysLower TargetEqual Weight$255.00 ➝ $230.00Low
9/29/2022CitigroupLower TargetNeutral$245.00 ➝ $225.00Low
9/28/2022Susquehanna BancsharesDowngradeNeutral$275.00 ➝ $218.00Low
9/28/2022SusquehannaDowngradePositive ➝ Neutral$275.00 ➝ $218.00Low
9/27/2022UBS GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralLow
7/28/2022CowenLower Target$331.00 ➝ $316.00Low
7/28/2022StephensLower TargetEqual Weight$244.00 ➝ $243.00Low
7/28/2022CowenLower Target$331.00 ➝ $316.00Low
7/15/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetOverweight$340.00 ➝ $274.00Low
7/15/2022Stifel NicolausUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$289.00 ➝ $275.00Low
7/12/2022Evercore ISILower TargetOutperform$278.00 ➝ $266.00Low
7/12/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight ➝ Neutral$306.00 ➝ $258.00N/A
7/6/2022Susquehanna BancsharesLower Target$350.00 ➝ $275.00N/A
7/6/2022SusquehannaLower Target$350.00 ➝ $275.00N/A
6/27/2022Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageOutperform$267.00Low
6/14/2022BarclaysLower TargetEqual Weight$300.00 ➝ $255.00Low
5/19/2022CitigroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$345.00 ➝ $260.00High
4/28/2022TD SecuritiesBoost TargetBuy$300.00 ➝ $305.00Low
4/8/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetOverweight$318.00 ➝ $308.00Low
4/7/2022Susquehanna BancsharesLower Target$356.00 ➝ $350.00Low
4/7/2022SusquehannaLower TargetPositive$356.00 ➝ $350.00Medium
1/27/2022Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Target$262.00 ➝ $273.00Low
1/26/2022The Goldman Sachs GroupBoost Target$313.00 ➝ $320.00Low
1/10/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$316.00 ➝ $337.00High
1/5/2022CitigroupBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$310.00 ➝ $345.00Low
1/4/2022StephensDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$325.00 ➝ $310.00High
12/15/2021UBS GroupBoost TargetBuy$320.00 ➝ $343.00Low
12/2/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight$175.00 ➝ $200.00High
10/28/2021TD SecuritiesBoost TargetBuy$315.00 ➝ $330.00Low
10/28/2021Susquehanna BancsharesBoost TargetPositive$324.00 ➝ $335.00Low
10/28/2021StephensBoost TargetOverweight$305.00 ➝ $325.00Low
10/28/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetMarket Perform$290.00 ➝ $300.00Medium
10/28/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOutperform ➝ Overweight$305.00 ➝ $313.00Low
10/28/2021SusquehannaBoost TargetPositive$324.00 ➝ $335.00Low
10/28/2021BenchmarkBoost TargetBuy$300.00 ➝ $316.00Low
10/28/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetUnderperform$232.00 ➝ $262.00Low
10/28/2021Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$263.00 ➝ $325.00Low
10/7/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetOverweight$318.00 ➝ $312.00Low
10/6/2021CitigroupLower TargetBuy$325.00 ➝ $310.00High
7/12/2021Atlantic SecuritiesInitiated CoverageNeutral$276.00Low
7/9/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$315.00 ➝ $318.00Low
7/9/2021Evercore ISIUpgradeIn-Line ➝ Outperform$301.00 ➝ $303.00High
6/21/2021Stifel NicolausInitiated CoverageHoldLow
5/24/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight$165.00 ➝ $175.00Medium
5/4/2021ArgusBoost TargetPositive ➝ Buy$275.00 ➝ $310.00Medium
4/29/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Target$234.00 ➝ $254.00Low
4/29/2021TD SecuritiesBoost TargetBuy$305.00 ➝ $315.00Low
4/29/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetMarket Perform$250.00 ➝ $285.00Medium
4/29/2021BarclaysBoost TargetEqual Weight$272.00 ➝ $300.00Medium
4/29/2021BenchmarkBoost TargetBuy$295.00 ➝ $315.00Medium
4/6/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight$145.00 ➝ $165.00Low
3/26/2021Vertical ResearchInitiated CoverageHold$240.00Medium
3/22/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHold$232.00 ➝ $261.00High
3/3/2021Evercore ISIReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ In-LineN/A
2/8/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight$135.00 ➝ $145.00Low
2/1/2021ArgusBoost TargetBuy$225.00 ➝ $275.00Low
1/28/2021Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$283.00 ➝ $271.00Medium
1/28/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetUnderperform$220.00 ➝ $234.00High
1/28/2021CowenBoost TargetOutperform$224.00 ➝ $254.00High
1/12/2021Robert W. BairdUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$286.00Low
1/11/2021Smith Barney CitigroupBoost Target$250.00 ➝ $290.00Low
1/6/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight$134.00 ➝ $135.00N/A
11/30/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHold$215.00 ➝ $237.00High
10/29/2020UBS GroupLower TargetBuy$250.00 ➝ $245.00High
10/29/2020ArgusBoost Target$210.00 ➝ $225.00High
10/29/2020BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetMarket Perform$220.00 ➝ $230.00High
10/16/2020BarclaysUpgradeUnderweight ➝ Equal Weight$202.00 ➝ $230.00Medium
10/8/2020CSFBBoost TargetOutperform$241.00 ➝ $246.00Low
10/8/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$241.00 ➝ $246.00Low
10/8/2020CitigroupBoost TargetHold ➝ Buy$214.00 ➝ $250.00Low
10/8/2020BarclaysBoost TargetUnderweight$180.00 ➝ $202.00Low
10/8/2020CowenBoost TargetOutperform$208.00 ➝ $221.00Low
10/5/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight$132.00 ➝ $134.00Low
9/30/2020Bank of AmericaBoost TargetNeutral$207.00 ➝ $230.00High
9/25/2020BenchmarkUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$250.00Medium
9/1/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupBoost TargetPositive ➝ Conviction-Buy$213.00 ➝ $235.00Medium
8/3/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight$122.00 ➝ $132.00Low
7/30/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$201.00 ➝ $213.00Low
7/30/2020CitigroupBoost TargetBuy$200.00 ➝ $214.00Low
7/30/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHold$176.00 ➝ $190.00Low
7/30/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$199.00 ➝ $216.00Medium
7/2/2020TD SecuritiesUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$215.00Medium
6/25/2020CitigroupBoost TargetBuy$196.00 ➝ $200.00Medium
6/17/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftInitiated CoverageSellMedium
6/3/2020BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetMarket Perform$185.00 ➝ $195.00Low
5/22/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$183.00 ➝ $194.00Low
5/21/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingBuyLow
5/20/2020Evercore ISIUpgradeIn-Line ➝ OutperformLow
5/12/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight$116.00 ➝ $122.00High
5/6/2020ArgusLower TargetPositive ➝ Buy$235.00 ➝ $200.00Medium
5/1/2020UBS GroupBoost TargetBuy$166.00 ➝ $197.00Medium
4/30/2020TD SecuritiesBoost TargetHold$145.00 ➝ $180.00Low
4/30/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$180.00 ➝ $183.00Medium
4/30/2020BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetMarket Perform$170.00 ➝ $185.00High
4/30/2020CitigroupBoost TargetBuy$150.00 ➝ $196.00High
4/30/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$182.00 ➝ $203.00High
4/30/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweight$189.00 ➝ $199.00Medium
4/30/2020CowenLower TargetOutperform$200.00 ➝ $197.00High
4/17/2020BarclaysDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ Underweight$150.00High
4/15/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetOverweight$226.00 ➝ $180.00Medium
4/12/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingSell$140.00High
4/9/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetOverweight$229.00 ➝ $189.00Medium
4/9/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetHold$179.00 ➝ $172.00High
4/8/2020Susquehanna BancsharesLower TargetPositive$247.00 ➝ $189.00Low
4/8/2020Morgan StanleyLower TargetUnderweight$120.00 ➝ $116.00Medium
4/6/2020Stifel NicolausInitiated CoverageHold$163.00Low
3/26/2020Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageInline$177.00High
3/23/2020Morgan StanleyLower TargetUnderweight$134.00 ➝ $120.00Medium
3/19/2020CowenReiterated RatingBuy$200.00Medium
3/16/2020UBS GroupLower TargetBuy$247.00 ➝ $166.00High
3/12/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetHold$228.00 ➝ $179.00High
3/9/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetOverweight$237.00 ➝ $226.00High
1/31/2020TD SecuritiesBoost TargetHold$200.00 ➝ $215.00Low
1/30/2020Susquehanna BancsharesBoost Target$227.00 ➝ $247.00High
1/30/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingSell$175.00Low
1/30/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight$127.00 ➝ $134.00Medium
1/30/2020Robert W. BairdBoost TargetNeutral$197.00 ➝ $230.00Low
1/30/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$226.00 ➝ $241.00Low
1/30/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight ➝ Positive$230.00 ➝ $237.00Low
1/30/2020UBS GroupBoost TargetBuy$225.00 ➝ $247.00Low
1/30/2020StephensBoost TargetOverweight$220.00 ➝ $240.00Low
1/30/2020BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetMarket Perform$195.00 ➝ $210.00Low
1/30/2020ArgusReiterated RatingBuy$235.00Low
1/30/2020BenchmarkInitiated CoverageHoldLow
1/29/2020CfraReiterated RatingHold$225.00Low
12/19/2019TD SecuritiesDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$205.00 ➝ $200.00Low
10/28/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$216.00Medium
10/24/2019BarclaysLower TargetNeutral ➝ Equal Weight$200.00 ➝ $195.00Low
10/23/2019CowenReiterated RatingBuy$215.00Low
10/23/2019Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$198.00Low
10/8/2019Bank of AmericaLower TargetBuy$212.00 ➝ $198.00High
9/17/2019UBS GroupLower TargetBuy$230.00 ➝ $216.00Low
9/5/2019Bank of AmericaBoost TargetBuy$212.00 ➝ $215.00Low
7/25/2019TD SecuritiesLower TargetBuy$225.00 ➝ $220.00Low
7/17/2019Cascend SecuritiesDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldHigh
7/10/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$237.00Low
7/8/2019Morgan StanleySet TargetSell$130.00Low
(Data available from 6/14/2019 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.99 (Buy)

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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Norfolk Southern Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the rail transportation of raw materials, intermediate products, and finished goods in the United States. The company transports agriculture, forest, and consumer products comprising soybeans, wheat, corn, fertilizers, livestock and poultry feed, food products, food oils, flour, sweeteners, ethanol, lumber and wood products, pulp board and paper products, wood fibers, wood pulp, beverages, and canned goods; chemicals consist of sulfur and related chemicals, petroleum products comprising crude oil, chlorine and bleaching compounds, plastics, rubber, industrial chemicals, chemical wastes, sand, and natural gas liquids; metals and construction materials, such as steel, aluminum products, machinery, scrap metals, cement, aggregates, minerals, clay, transportation equipment, and military-related products; and automotive, including finished motor vehicles and automotive parts, as well as coal. It also transports overseas freight through various Atlantic and Gulf Coast ports; and operates an intermodal network. As of December 31, 2023, the company operated approximately 19,100 route miles in 22 states and the District of Columbia. Norfolk Southern Corporation was incorporated in 1980 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Today's Range

Now: $219.91
Low: $216.72
High: $221.04

50 Day Range

MA: $232.59
Low: $218.91
High: $253.39

52 Week Range

Now: $219.91
Low: $183.09
High: $263.66

Volume

925,461 shs

Average Volume

1,318,718 shs

Market Capitalization

$49.68 billion

P/E Ratio

35.41

Dividend Yield

2.41%

Beta

1.31

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Norfolk Southern?

The following sell-side analysts have issued reports on Norfolk Southern in the last twelve months: Bank of America Co., Barclays PLC, Benchmark Co., BMO Capital Markets, Citigroup Inc., Jefferies Financial Group Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Loop Capital, Morgan Stanley, Royal Bank of Canada, Sanford C. Bernstein, Stifel Nicolaus, StockNews.com, Susquehanna, TD Cowen, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., TheStreet, UBS Group AG, Vertical Research, and Wells Fargo & Company.
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What is the current price target for Norfolk Southern?

18 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Norfolk Southern in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $264.56, suggesting a possible upside of 20.3%. Jefferies Financial Group Inc. has the highest price target set, predicting NSC will reach $300.00 in the next twelve months. Morgan Stanley has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $175.00 for Norfolk Southern in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Norfolk Southern?

Norfolk Southern currently has 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 13 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Moderate Buy."
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How do I contact Norfolk Southern's investor relations team?

Norfolk Southern's physical mailing address is THREE COMMERCIAL PLACE, NORFOLK VA, 23510. The railroad operator's listed phone number is (855) 667-3655 and its investor relations email address is [email protected]. The official website for Norfolk Southern is www.norfolksouthern.com. Learn More about contacing Norfolk Southern investor relations.