Kansas City Southern Gets a Hold from Oppenheimer

By Jason Carr

Oppenheimer analyst Scott Schneeberger reiterated a Hold rating on Kansas City Southern (NYSE: KSU) today. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $90.57.

According to TipRanks.com, Schneeberger is a top 100 analyst with an average return of 13.0% and a 67.9% success rate. Schneeberger covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as New Oriental Education Tech, Service Corp International, and Capella Education Company.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Kansas City Southern is Moderate Buy and the average price target is $100.50, representing a 11.0% upside.

In a report released yesterday, BMO Capital also reiterated a Hold rating on the stock with a $92 price target.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 57 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is neutral on the stock. Most recently, in February 2017, Jose Guillermo Zozaya Delano, the President & Exec Rep of Sub of KSU sold 1,000 shares for a total of $85,411.

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Kansas City Southern is a transportation holding company, which focuses on the growing north or south freight corridor connecting key commercial and industrial markets in the central United States with major industrial cities in Mexico. The firm operates through the U.S. and Mexico geographical segments. It also engages in the freight rail transportation business operating through a single coordinated rail network. The company was founded by Arthur E. Stilwell in 1887 and is headquartered in Kansas City, MO.