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  • Previous Rank
    270
  • Revenues ($M)
    $9,888
  • Revenue Percent Change
    -5.9%
  • Profits ($M)
    $1,668
  • Profits Percent Change
    7.2%
  • Assets ($M)
    $34,892
  • Employees
    27,856
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)
    $32,515

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
CEO Title
Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
Sector
Transportation
Industry
Railroads
HQ Location
Norfolk, VA
Websitehttp://www.nscorp.com
Years on Fortune 500 List23
Employees27,856

Norfolk Southern Rank History

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Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$9,888-5.9%
Profits ($M)$1,6687.2%
Assets ($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%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)10.7%