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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.

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%