Norfolk Southern

Norfolk Southern Corporation is one of the nation’s premier transportation companies. Its Norfolk Southern Railway Company subsidiary operates approximately 19,500 route miles in 22 states and the District of Columbia, serves every major container port in the eastern United States, and provides efficient connections to other rail carriers. Norfolk Southern operates the most extensive intermodal network in the East and is a major transporter of coal, automotive, and industrial products.

Company Growth (employees)
Norfolk, US
Size (employees)
28,044 (est)-7%
Norfolk Southern was founded in 1826 and is headquartered in Norfolk, US

Key People at Norfolk Southern

James Squires

James Squires

Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer

Norfolk Southern Office Locations

Norfolk Southern has an office in Norfolk
Norfolk, US (HQ)
3 Commercial Pl

Norfolk Southern Data and Metrics

Norfolk Southern Financial Metrics

Norfolk Southern's revenue was reported to be $9.9 b in FY, 2016 which is a 6% decrease from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

9.9 b

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


Net income (FY, 2016)

1.7 b

Market capitalization (26-Jun-2017)

34.6 b

Closing share price (26-Jun-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

956 m


43.2 b
Norfolk Southern's current market capitalization is $34.6 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


11.2 b11.6 b10.5 b9.9 b

Revenue growth, %


Pre tax profit

3 b3.1 b2.4 b2.6 b

Net Income

1.9 b2 b1.6 b1.7 b
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


1.4 b973 m1.1 b956 m

Accounts Receivable

1 b946 m945 m


223 m236 m271 m257 m

Current Assets

3.1 b2.8 b2.6 b2.3 b

Total Assets

32.5 b33.2 b34.3 b34.9 b

Accounts Payable

1.3 b1.2 b1.1 b1.2 b

Total Debt

8.9 b8.9 b9.4 b9.6 b

Current Liabilities

2.3 b1.8 b2.2 b2.3 b

Additional Paid-in Capital

2 b2.1 b2.1 b2.2 b

Total Equity

11.3 b12.4 b

Debt to Equity Ratio

0.8 x0.8 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.3 x0.3 x0.3 x0.3 x

Financial Leverage

2.9 x2.8 x
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

1.9 b2 b1.6 b1.7 b

Accounts Receivable

85 m(31 m)109 m23 m


(7 m)(13 m)(35 m)42 m

Cash From Operating Activities

3.1 b2.9 b2.9 b3 b

Cash From Investing Activities

(1.9 b)(2 b)(2.1 b)(1.8 b)

Cash From Financing Activities

(394 m)(1.3 b)(662 m)(1.3 b)

Interest Paid

492 m522 m518 m543 m

Income Taxes Paid

735 m1.1 b386 m593 m
USDY, 2016


14.2 x


338.1 k


0.8 x


0.3 x

Financial Leverage

2.8 x

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