CSX Corporation (NASDAQ: CSX) went up by 1.91% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $80.73, while CSX stocks collected -0.04% of loss with the last five trading sessions.
CSX Corporation (NASDAQ: CSX) Worth an Investment?
CSX Corporation (NASDAQ: CSX) scored price to earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 19.14 times of increase in earnings at the present.
CSX Market Performance
CSX stocks went down by -0.04% for the week, with the monthly jump of 2.06% and a quarterly performance of 10.01%, while its annual performance rate touched 24.01%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -0.48% for CSX stocks with the simple moving average of 9.56% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion on CSX Corporation (NASDAQ: CSX)
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for CSX stocks, with UBS repeating the rating for CSX shares by setting it to “Neutral”. The predicted price for CSX socks in the upcoming period according to UBS is $62 based on the research report published on April 5, 2019.
Susquehanna, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see CSX stock at the price of $62. The rating they have provided for CSX stocks is “Neutral” according to the report published on April 3, 2019.
Stifel gave “ Hold” rating to CSX stocks, setting the target price at $74 in the report published on March 6, 2019.
CSX Stocks 3.28% Far from 50 Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought CSX to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, CSX Corporation was unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -3.08% of loss for the given period.
The stock volatility was left at 1.64%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 2.02%, while the shares surge at the distance of +3.12% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by +7.43% upper at the present time.
In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, CSX went down by -0.04%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of +10.37% of gains for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $78.73. In addition, CSX Corporation saw 25.93% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further gains.
CSX Stock Insider Trading
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at CSX Corporation (CSX), starting from Williams Angela C, who sold 9,560 shares at the price of $79.14 back on Apr 18. After this action, Rushing now owns 5,047 shares of CSX Corporation, valued at $756,578 with the latest closing price.
Mantle Ridge LP, the Director of CSX Corporation, sold 2,780,000 shares at the value of $64.42 during a trade that took place back on Jan 25, which means that Mantle Ridge LP is holding 38,054,783 shares at the value of $179,087,600 based on the most recent closing price.
CSX Stock Fundamentals
The current profitability levels are settled at +37.90 for the present operating margin and +38.70 for gross margin. The net margin for CSX Corporation stands at +27.00. Total capital return value is set at 17.24, while invested capital returns managed to touch 12.30. Equity return holds the value 26.20%, with 9.30% for asset returns.
Based on CSX Corporation (CSX), the company’s capital structure generated 117.46 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 54.02. Total debt to assets is settled at the value of 39.37 with long-term debt to equity ratio rests at 117.32 and long-term debt to capital is 53.95.
EBITDA value lies at +1.50 B with total debt to EBITDA carrying the value of 2.47. The value for Enterprise to Sales is 6.24 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.22. The receivables turnover for CSX Corporation is 12.37 with the total asset turnover at the value of 0.33. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.34.