Kansas City Southern

Headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, Kansas City Southern is a transportation holding company that has railroad investments in the U.S., Mexico and Panama. Its primary U.S. holding is The Kansas City Southern Railway Company, serving the central and south central U.S. Its international holdings include Kansas City Southern de Mexico, S.A. de C.V., serving northeastern and central Mexico and the port cities of Lázaro Cárdenas, Tampico and Veracruz, and a 50 percent interest in Panama Canal Railway Company, providing ocean-to-ocean freight and passenger service along the Panama Canal. KCS' North American rail holdings and strategic alliances are primary components of a NAFTA Railway system, linking the commercial and industrial centers of the U.S., Mexico and Canada.
Company Growth (employees)
Kansas City, US
Size (employees)
6,820 (est)
Kansas City Southern was founded in 1887 and is headquartered in Kansas City, US

Kansas City Southern Office Locations

Kansas City Southern has an office in Kansas City
Kansas City, US (HQ)
427 W 12th St

Kansas City Southern Data and Metrics

Kansas City Southern Financial Metrics

Kansas City Southern's revenue was reported to be $2.3 b in FY, 2016 which is a 3% decrease from the previous period.
$, USD

Revenue (FY, 2016)

2.3 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

479.9 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

818.5 m

Market capitalization (23-Jun-2017)

10.8 b

Closing share price (23-Jun-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

170.6 m


13.1 b
Kansas City Southern's current market capitalization is $10.8 b.
$, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


2.4 b2.6 b2.4 b2.3 b

Revenue growth, %


Operating expense total

1.6 b1.8 b1.6 b1.5 b


738.6 m809.1 m785.5 m818.5 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

72.8 m80.6 m(81.9 m)(97.7 m)

Pre tax profit

551.6 m713.1 m672.6 m662.7 m

Income tax expense

198.3 m208.8 m187.3 m182.8 m

Net Income

353.3 m504.3 m485.3 m479.9 m
$, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


429.5 m348 m136.6 m170.6 m

Accounts Receivable

198.3 m181.6 m171.9 m191 m


121.3 m111 m137.9 m152.6 m

Current Assets

942.4 m818.3 m537 m648 m

Total Assets

7.4 b8.1 b8.3 b8.8 b

Total Debt

2.3 b2.1 b2.5 b

Current Liabilities

730.6 m898.8 m757.6 m744.4 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

942.5 m949.8 m947.1 m954.8 m

Retained Earnings

2.4 b2.8 b3 b3.1 b

Total Equity

3.7 b4.1 b3.9 b4.1 b

Debt to Equity Ratio

0.6 x0.5 x0.6 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.3 x0.3 x0.3 x

Financial Leverage

2 x2 x2.1 x2.2 x
$, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

353.3 m504.3 m485.3 m479.9 m

Depreciation and Amortization

223.3 m258.1 m284.6 m305 m

Accounts Receivable

(14 m)17.2 m12 m(18 m)


7.1 m9.2 m(26 m)(14 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

798.3 m906 m909.3 m913.3 m

Capital Expenditures

(594.8 m)(668.2 m)(688 m)(563.9 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(833.3 m)(982.9 m)(873 m)(628.2 m)

Long-term Borrowings

(1.3 b)(508 m)(149.8 m)(276.4 m)

Dividends Paid

(71.2 m)(116.6 m)(140.1 m)(142.8 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

391.9 m(4.6 m)(247.7 m)(251.1 m)

Interest Paid

84.1 m72.5 m81.1 m84.3 m

Free Cash Flow

1.4 b1.6 b1.6 b1.5 b
$, USDY, 2016


16 x


14.3 x


8.9 x


346.1 k


0.6 x


0.3 x

Financial Leverage

2.2 x

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