5-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: CSX
Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, railroad operator CSX (NYS: CSX) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at CSX's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Jacksonville, Fla. (1978)|
|Market Cap||$22.4 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$11.7 billion|
|Management||CEO Oscar Munoz|
CFO Fredrik Eliasson
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||17.5%|
|Cash/Debt||$1.3 billion / $9.2 billion|
|Competitors||Burlington Northern Santa Fe|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 97% of the 2,018 members who have rated CSX believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
A healthy railroad that will ride in the continued North American rail consolidation and economic expansion. Coal story is oversold, about 11% of earnings are driven by electricity generation in US, these same plants will continue to operate. CSX will continue to diversify its business and maybe hookup with [Norfolk Southern]. I like it. I own it.
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