Kansas Stock Story

KSU -  USA Stock  

USD 287.95  2.76  0.95%

Kansas City Cash and Equivalents Turnover is comparatively stable at the moment as compared to the past year. Kansas City reported Cash and Equivalents Turnover of 15.58 in 2020. Return on Investment is likely to gain to 14.58 in 2021, whereas Average Assets are likely to drop slightly above 9.9 B in 2021. While many traders are getting carried away by overanalyzing industrials space, it is reasonable to review Kansas City Southern. I will take a closer look at this stock and the newest sentiment generated by private investors. In this post, I will also go over a few different drivers affecting Kansas City's products and services, and explain how it may impact Kansas City private investors.
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Reasons Kansas City (NYSE:KSU) can excite private investors
Kansas City Southern's average rating is Hold from 12 analysts.
Macroaxis provides trade recommendations on Kansas City Southern to complement and cross-verify current analyst consensus on Kansas City. Our advice engine determines the firm's potential to grow exclusively from the perspective of an investor's current risk tolerance and investing horizon.

And What about dividends?

A dividend is the distribution of a portion of Kansas City earnings, decided and managed by the company's board of directors and paid to a class of its shareholders. Note, announcements of dividend payouts are generally accompanied by a proportional increase or decrease in a company's stock price. Kansas City dividend payments follow a chronological order of events, and the associated dates are important to determine the shareholders who qualify for receiving the dividend payment. Kansas one year expected dividend income is about $0.4 per share.
Kansas City Preferred Dividends Income Statement Impact is comparatively stable at the moment as compared to the past year. Kansas City reported Preferred Dividends Income Statement Impact of 180,000 in 2020. Dividend Yield is likely to gain to 0.011 in 2021, whereas Payment of Dividends and Other Cash Distributions is likely to drop (164.3 M) in 2021.
Last ReportedProjected for 2021
Preferred Dividends Income Statement Impact180 K184.7 K
Payment of Dividends and Other Cash Distributions-152.3 M-164.3 M
Dividend Yield 0.008  0.011 
Dividends per Basic Common Share 1.64  1.59 
Investing in stocks that pay dividends, such as stock of Kansas City Southern, is one of many strategies that are good for long-term investments. Ex-dividend dates are significant because investors in Kansas City must own a stock before its ex-dividend date to receive its next dividend.
This type of analysis is very useful when you want to generate a past dividend schedule and payout information for Kansas City. Then that information in the form of graph and calendar can be used to fully explain how Du Pont dividends can provide a real clue to its valuation.

How important is Kansas City's Liquidity

Kansas City financial leverage refers to using borrowed capital as a funding source to finance Kansas City Southern ongoing operations. It is usually used to expand the firm's asset base and generate returns on borrowed capital. Kansas City financial leverage is typically calculated by taking the company's all interest-bearing debt and dividing it by total capital. So the higher the debt-to-capital ratio (i.e., financial leverage), the riskier the company. Please check the breakdown between Kansas City's total debt and its cash.

What do experts say?

Stock analysis is a method for investors and traders to make buying and selling decisions. By studying and evaluating past and current data, investors and traders attempt to gain an edge in the markets by making informed decisions.
It is good to see analyst projects for Kansas City, but it might be worth checking our own buy vs. sell analysis

What did Kansas City file with SEC?

The SEC filings are financial statements or other formal documents of Kansas City Southern that are regularly submitted to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Public companies, certain insiders, and broker-dealers are required to make SEC filings and fintech professionals rely on these filings for information about companies they are evaluating for investment purposes. Please note, most SEC filings are available online through the SEC's EDGAR database.
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Please note, although all public domestic companies are required to submit their filings via EDGAR, not all public companies are available through our service. Also, keep in mind that the actual annual reports to Kansas shareholders may or may not be submitted as SEC does not always require it.
19th of October 2021
Financial Statements and Exhibits. Results of Operations and Financial Condition
9th of August 2021
Other Events
11th of February 2021
Unclassified Corporate Event
Please note, although all public domestic companies are required to submit their filings via EDGAR, not all public companies are available through our service. Also, keep in mind that the actual annual reports to Kansas shareholders may or may not be submitted as SEC does not always require it.

Another Deeper Perspective

The asset utilization indicator refers to the revenue earned for every dollar of assets a company currently reports. Kansas City has an asset utilization ratio of 31.87 percent. This implies that the company is making $0.32 for each dollar of assets. An increasing asset utilization means that Kansas City Southern is more efficient with each dollar of assets it utilizes for everyday operations.
 2018 2019 2020 2021 (projected)
Receivables301.2 M274.2 M247.1 M219.47 M
Inventories160.3 M150.6 M127.2 M122.38 M

Will Kansas pull back in November 2021?

Kurtosis is down to 6.3. It may call for a possible volatility drop.
As of the 18th of October 2021, Kansas City secures the Mean Deviation of 1.09, downside deviation of 1.37, and Risk Adjusted Performance of 0.08. Kansas City Southern technical analysis lets you operate historical price patterns with an objective to determine a pattern that forecasts the direction of the firm's future prices. Strictly speaking, you can use this information to find out if the firm will indeed mirror its model of past prices, or the prices will eventually revert. We are able to interpolate and collect nineteen technical drivers for Kansas City, which can be compared to its peers in the industry. Please verify Kansas City Southern standard deviation, value at risk, as well as the relationship between the Value At Risk and kurtosis to decide if Kansas City Southern is priced some-what accurately, providing market reflects its recent price of 295.59 per share. Given that Kansas City Southern has jensen alpha of 0.1375, we recommend you to check Kansas City's last-minute market performance to make sure the company can sustain itself at a future point.

Our Final Takeaway

Whereas some companies under the railroads industry are still a bit expensive, Kansas City may offer a potential longer-term growth to private investors. While some private investors may not share our view we believe it may be a good time to drop Kansas as the risk-reward trade off is not appealing enough to hold a position. Please use our equity advice module to run different scenarios to ensure your current risk level and investment horizon are fully reflective of your current investing preferences in regards to Kansas City.

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