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  • Previous Rank
    284
  • Revenues ($M)
    $11,458.0
  • Revenue Percent Change
    8.6%
  • Profits ($M)
    $2,666.0
  • Profits Percent Change
    -50.7%
  • Assets ($M)
    $36,239.0
  • Employees
    26,662

The transportation company ships coal and industrial products on its railroad, serving every major container 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.norfolksouthern.com
Years on Fortune 500 List25
Employees26,662

Norfolk Southern Rank History

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Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$11,458.08.6%
Profits ($M)$2,666.0-50.7%
Assets ($M)$36,239.0-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$15,362.0-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues23.3%
Profits as % of Assets7.4%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity17.4%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)9.51
EPS % Change (from 2017)-48.9%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)9.5%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)7.7%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2018)5.2%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)12.5%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)15.1%