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  • Revenues ($M)
    $10,511
  • Revenue Percent Change
    -9.6%
  • Profits ($M)
    $1,556
  • Profits Percent Change
    -22.2%
  • Assets ($M)
    $34,260
  • Employees
    30,456
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2016 ($M)
    $24,659
  • Previous Rank
    256
  • Morning Consult Brand Index
    B

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

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Company Info

CEO
James A. Squires
Sector
Transportation
Industry
Railroads
HQ Location
Norfolk, VA
Websitehttp://www.nscorp.com
Years on Fortune 500 List22
Employees30,456

Key Financials (last fiscal year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$10,511-9.6%
Profits ($M)$1,556-22.2%
Assets ($M)$34,260-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$12,188-
Market Value — as of March 31, 2016 ($M)$24,659-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues14.8%
Profits as % of Assets4.5%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity12.8%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)5.1
EPS % Change (from 2014)-20.2%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)5%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)5.1%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2015)-20.8%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)8.9%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)9.1%