BMO Capital Sticks to Their Hold Rating for Kansas City Southern

By Austin Angelo

BMO Capital analyst Fadi Chamoun reiterated a Hold rating on Kansas City Southern (NYSE: KSU) yesterday and set a price target of $92. The company’s shares opened today at $90.64.

According to, Chamoun is a top 100 analyst with an average return of 16.1% and a 85.1% success rate. Chamoun covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as WestJet Airlines Ltd, Magna International, and Union Pacific Corp.

Kansas City Southern has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $97.80.

The company has a one year high of $100.69 and a one year low of $79.05. Currently, Kansas City Southern has an average volume of 1.33M.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 54 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock. Earlier this month, Robert Druten, a Director at KSU sold 3,500 shares for a total of $323,960.

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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.