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Norfolk Southern

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The transportation company ships coal and industrial products on its railroad, serving every major port on the East Coast.

CEO

James A. Squires

Sector

Transportation

Industry

Railroads

HQ Location

Norfolk, VA

Years on Fortune 500 List

22

Employees

30,456

Key Financials (last fiscal year)
$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$10,511-9.6%
Profits ($M)$1,556-22.2%
Assets ($M)$34,260
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$12,188
Market Value — as of March 31, 2016 ($M)$24,659
Profit Ratios
Profit as % of Revenues14.8%
Profits as % of Assets4.5%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity12.8%
Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)
Earnings Per Share ($)5.10
EPS % Change (from 2014)-20.2%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)5.0%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)5.1%
Total Return
Total Return to Investors (2015)-20.8%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)8.9%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)9.1%
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