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Norfolk Southern

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The transportation company ships coal and industrial products on its railroad, serving every major port on the East Coast.

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CEO

James A. Squires

CEO Title

Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer

Sector

Transportation

Industry

Railroads

HQ Location

Norfolk, VA

Years on Fortune 500 List

23

Employees

27,856

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Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)
$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$9,888-5.9%
Profits ($M)$1,668.07.2%
Assets ($M)$34,892
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$12,409
Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$32,515
Profit Ratios
Profit as % of Revenues16.9%
Profits as % of Assets4.8%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity13.4%
Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)
Earnings Per Share ($)5.62
EPS % Change (from 2015)10.2%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)0.6%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)4.6%
Total Return
Total Return to Investors (2016)31.2%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)11.0%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)10.7%
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