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Norfolk Southern (NSC)
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Norfolk Southern (NSC) Stock Forecast & Price Target

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NSC Analyst Ratings

Moderate Buy
18Ratings
10 Buy
7 Hold
1 Sell
Based on 18 analysts giving stock ratings to
Norfolk
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in the past 3 months
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NSC Stock 12 Months Forecast

Average Price Target

$249.39
▼(-3.34% Downside)
Based on 18 Wall Street analysts offering 12 month price targets for Norfolk Southern in the last 3 months. The average price target is $249.39 with a high forecast of $305.00 and a low forecast of $175.00. The average price target represents a -3.34% change from the last price of $258.01.
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Highest Price Target$305.00Average Price Target$249.39Lowest Price Target$175.00
The highest, average, and lowest price target of all analysts. Click on ‘Top Analysts’ to focus on the best performers.

Detailed List of Analyst Forecasts​

Analyst Profile
Expert Firm
Price Target
Position
Upside / Downside
Action
Date
Follow
Article
Morgan Stanley
$175.00
Sell
-32.17%
Downside
Downgraded
01/29/24
Norfolk Southern Stock Drops as Downgrades Pile Up. Margins Are the Problem.Seidl raised his target for the stock price to $236 from $233 a share, but Morgan Stanley reduced its call to $175 from $185. Analyst Ravi Shanker cut his rating to Sell from Hold.
RBC Capital
$207.00
Hold
-19.77%
Downside
Reiterated
01/26/24
RBC Capital Reaffirms Their Hold Rating on Norfolk Southern (NSC)
Wells Fargo
$250.00
Buy
-3.10%
Downside
Assigned
01/26/24
Analysts Have Conflicting Sentiments on These Industrial Goods Companies: Booz Allen (NYSE: BAH), Norfolk Southern (NYSE: NSC) and L3Harris Technologies (NYSE: LHX)
BMO Capital
$245.00
Hold
-5.04%
Downside
Assigned
01/26/24
Maintaining Hold on Norfolk Southern Amid Cost Challenges and Moderate Growth Outlook
J.P. Morgan
$240.00
Buy
-6.98%
Downside
Reiterated
01/26/24
Analysts Have Conflicting Sentiments on These Industrial Goods Companies: Norfolk Southern (NYSE: NSC), General Electric (NYSE: GE) and CAE (NYSE: CAE)

Best Analysts Covering Norfolk Southern

Which Analyst Should I Follow If I Want to Buy NSC and Sell After:
1 Month
Rick PatersonLoop Capital Markets
Success Rate
10/14 ratings generated profit
71%
Average Return
+1.50%
reiterated a buy rating last month
Copying Rick Paterson's trades and holding each position for 1 Month would result in 71.43% of your transactions generating a profit, with an average return of +1.50% per trade.
dummydummy
Success Rate
0/0 ratings generated profit
0%
Average Return
0.00%
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3 Months
Brian OssenbeckJ.P. Morgan
Success Rate
12/16 ratings generated profit
75%
Average Return
+7.81%
reiterated a buy rating last month
Copying Brian Ossenbeck's trades and holding each position for 3 Months would result in 75.00% of your transactions generating a profit, with an average return of +7.81% per trade.
dummydummy
Success Rate
0/0 ratings generated profit
0%
Average Return
0.00%
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1 Year
Success Rate
15/17 ratings generated profit
88%
Average Return
+25.77%
reiterated a buy rating 19 days ago
Copying Christian Wetherbee's trades and holding each position for 1 Year would result in 88.24% of your transactions generating a profit, with an average return of +25.77% per trade.
2 Years
Success Rate
14/17 ratings generated profit
82%
Average Return
+24.18%
reiterated a buy rating 19 days ago
Copying Christian Wetherbee's trades and holding each position for 2 Years would result in 82.35% of your transactions generating a profit, with an average return of +24.18% per trade.
dummydummy
Success Rate
0/0 ratings generated profit
0%
Average Return
0.00%
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NSC Analyst Recommendation Trends

Rating
Oct 23
Nov 23
Dec 23
Jan 24
Feb 24
Strong Buy
0
0
0
0
0
Buy
24
12
18
17
21
Hold
21
14
13
11
13
Sell
0
0
0
1
1
Strong Sell
0
0
0
0
0
total
45
26
31
29
35
In the current month, NSC has received 21 Buy Ratings, 13 Hold Ratings, and 1 Sell Ratings. NSC average Analyst price target in the past 3 months is $249.39.
Each month's total comprises the sum of three months' worth of ratings.
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NSC Financial Forecast

NSC Earnings Forecast

Next quarter’s earnings estimate for NSC is $2.60 with a range of $2.40 to $2.79. The previous quarter’s EPS was $2.83. NSC beat its EPS estimate 25.00% of the time in the past 12 months, while its overall industry beat the EPS estimate 63.81% of the time in the same period. In the last calendar year NSC has Underperformed its overall industry.
Next quarter’s earnings estimate for NSC is $2.60 with a range of $2.40 to $2.79. The previous quarter’s EPS was $2.83. NSC beat its EPS estimate 25.00% of the time in the past 12 months, while its overall industry beat the EPS estimate 63.81% of the time in the same period. In the last calendar year NSC has Underperformed its overall industry.

NSC Sales Forecast

Next quarter’s sales forecast for NSC is $3.04B with a range of $2.88B to $3.12B. The previous quarter’s sales results were $3.07B. NSC beat its sales estimates 50.00% of the time in past 12 months, while its overall industry beat sales estimates 61.49% of the time in the same period. In the last calendar year NSC has Underperformed its overall industry.
Next quarter’s sales forecast for NSC is $3.04B with a range of $2.88B to $3.12B. The previous quarter’s sales results were $3.07B. NSC beat its sales estimates 50.00% of the time in past 12 months, while its overall industry beat sales estimates 61.49% of the time in the same period. In the last calendar year NSC has Underperformed its overall industry.

NSC Stock Forecast FAQ

What is NSC’s average 12-month price target, according to analysts?
Based on analyst ratings, Norfolk Southern’s 12-month average price target is $249.39.
    What is NSC’s upside potential, based on the analysts’ average price target?
    Currently there's no upside potential for NSC, based on the analysts’ average price target.
    Can I see which stocks the top-ranking analysts are rating?
    Yes, go to the Analysts’ Top Stocks tool to see stocks with a Strong Buy or Strong Sell analyst rating consensus, according to the top performers.
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        Is NSC a Buy, Sell or Hold?
        Norfolk Southern has a conensus rating of Moderate Buy which is based on 10 buy ratings, 7 hold ratings and 1 sell ratings.
          What is Norfolk Southern’s price target?
          The average price target for Norfolk Southern is $249.39. This is based on 18 Wall Streets Analysts 12-month price targets, issued in the past 3 months.
          The highest analyst price target is $305.00 ,the lowest forecast is $175.00. The average price target represents -3.34% Decrease from the current price of $258.01.
            What do analysts say about Norfolk Southern?
            Norfolk Southern’s analyst rating consensus is a Moderate Buy. This is based on the ratings of 18 Wall Streets Analysts.
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