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.

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 Metrics

Norfolk Southern Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

$9.9 b

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Net income (2016)

$1.7 b

Market capitalization (21-Mar-2017)

$32.4 b

Closing share price (21-Mar-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

$956 m
Norfolk Southern's current market capitalization is $32.4 b.
Norfolk Southern's revenue was reported to be $9.9 b in FY, 2016 which is a 5.9% decrease from the previous period.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$11.2 b$11.6 b$10.5 b$9.9 b

Revenue growth, %


Pre tax profit

$3 b$3.1 b$2.4 b$2.6 b

Net Income

$1.9 b$2 b$1.6 b$1.7 b
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$1.4 b$973 m$1.1 b$956 m

Accounts Receivable

$1 b$946 m$945 m


$223 m$236 m$271 m$257 m

Current Assets

$3.1 b$2.8 b$2.6 b$2.3 b

Total Assets

$32.5 b$33.2 b$34.3 b$34.9 b

Accounts Payable

$1.3 b$1.2 b$1.1 b$1.2 b

Total Debt

$8.9 b$8.9 b$9.4 b$9.6 b

Current Liabilities

$2.3 b$1.8 b$2.2 b$2.3 b

Additional Paid-in Capital

$2 b$2.1 b$2.1 b$2.2 b

Total Equity

$11.3 b$12.4 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
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

$1.9 b$2 b$1.6 b$1.7 b

Accounts Receivable

$85 m($31 m)$109 m$23 m


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

Cash From Operating Activities

$3.1 b$2.9 b$2.9 b$3 b

Cash From Investing Activities

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

Interest Paid

$492 m$522 m$518 m$543 m

Income Taxes Paid

$735 m$1.1 b$386 m$593 m

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