Kansas City Southern (KCS) is a transportation holding company with domestic and international rail operations in North America that are strategically focused on the growing north/south freight corridor connecting key commercial and industrial markets in the central United States with industrial cities in Mexico. The KCS coordinated rail network (KCSR, KCSM and Tex-Mex) сonnects with all other Class I railroads, providing shippers with an effective alternative to other railroad routes and giving direct access to Mexico and the southeast and southwest United States through alternate interchange hubs.

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TypePublic
HQKansas City, US
Founded1887
Size (employees)7,130 (est)
Websitekcsouthern.com
Kansas City Southern was founded in 1887 and is headquartered in Kansas City, US
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Kansas City Southern Office Locations

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

Kansas City Southern Revenue

Kansas City Southern's revenue was reported to be $2.58 b in FY, 2017
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2018)

699.0m

Net income (Q3, 2018)

174.0m

Market capitalization (4-Dec-2018)

10.2b

Closing stock price (4-Dec-2018)

100.8
Kansas City Southern's current market capitalization is $10.2 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2017

Revenue

2.4b2.6b2.6b

Revenue growth, %

9%

Operating expense total

1.6b1.8b1.7b

EBIT

738.6m809.1m921.6m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q1, 2016Q3, 2016Q3, 2018

Revenue

562.7m699.0m

Sales and marketing expense

110.1m

Operating expense total

374.8m

EBIT

187.9m
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

429.5m348.0m170.6m134.1m

Accounts Receivable

198.3m181.6m191.0m

Inventories

121.3m111.0m152.6m

Current Assets

942.4m818.3m537.0m648.0m680.1m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

95.9m38.4m50.9m116.6m293.6m88.4m47.0m

Accounts Receivable

211.5m204.4m195.3m196.3m176.9m237.2m250.0m272.0m

Inventories

135.4m127.3m134.1m127.7m141.2m146.0m151.2m154.0m

Current Assets

617.7m515.4m523.5m581.5m723.8m769.0m633.0m640.5m
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

353.3m504.3m485.3m479.9m

Depreciation and Amortization

223.3m258.1m284.6m305.0m

Inventories

7.1m9.2m(26.0m)(14.2m)
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018

Net Income

238.9m94.0m362.6m101.2m213.4m108.1m146.9m

Depreciation and Amortization

165.0m190.8m68.5m139.3m74.3m150.0m79.3m

Inventories

(7.0m)(600.0k)(15.7m)(23.2m)(3.8m)(6.0m)(2.6m)

Accounts Payable

34.0m109.0m(41.0m)
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Kansas City Southern Operating Metrics

FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017

Carloads / Units

2.27 m540.20 k537.20 k583.40 k2.22 m512.70 k537.30 k561.70 k2.17 m540.90 k567.10 k

Miles of Track Operated

6.50 k6.60 k6.60 k

Revenue per Carload / Unit

$1.09 k$1.08 k$1.05 k$1.04 k$1.05 k$1.05 k$1.02 k$1.03 k$1.03 k$1.09 k$1.11 k
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Kansas City Southern Revenue Breakdown

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Kansas City Southern revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 48.1% from Mexico and 51.9% from U.S.

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Kansas City Southern News and Updates

Kansas City Southern profit rises 34 percent

Regional U.S. railroad Kansas City Southern reported a 34 percent rise in quarterly profit on Friday, boosted by strength in its automotive, chemicals and petroleum segments.

Trade deal, M&A potential could lift Kansas City Southern shares 20 pct -Barron's

U.S. railroad operator Kansas City Southern could see shares rise as much as 20 percent thanks to a boost from a recent trade agreement between the United States and Mexico and its potential to be an acquisition target, Barron's magazine said.

The Ratings Game: Kansas City Southern upgraded as Mexico trade deal suggests return to pre-Trump valuations

Shares of Kansas City Southern climb toward a 3 1/2-year high, after the railroad operator’s relatively large exposure to Mexico prompted an upgrade at Cowen in the wake of this week’s trade deal.
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Kansas City Southern Company Life and Culture

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Kansas City Southern Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Kansas City Southern founded?

    Kansas City Southern was founded in 1887.

  • How many employees does Kansas City Southern have?

    Kansas City Southern has 7,130 employees.

  • What is Kansas City Southern revenue?

    Latest Kansas City Southern annual revenue is $2.6 b.

  • What is Kansas City Southern revenue per employee?

    Latest Kansas City Southern revenue per employee is $362.3 k.

  • Who are Kansas City Southern competitors?

    Competitors of Kansas City Southern include Trinity Industries, Union Pacific and Deutsche Bahn.

  • Where is Kansas City Southern headquarters?

    Kansas City Southern headquarters is located at 427 W 12th St, Kansas City.

  • Where are Kansas City Southern offices?

    Kansas City Southern has an office in Kansas City.

  • How many offices does Kansas City Southern have?

    Kansas City Southern has 1 office.