SOURCE: StockCall


August 05, 2011 08:35 ET

Equity Research on Norfolk Southern Corporation and Kansas City Southern - Railroads Barreling Down the Tracks

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwire - Aug 5, 2011) - offers investors comprehensive research on the Railroads industry and has completed analytical research on Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) and Kansas City Southern (NYSE: KSU). Register with us today at to have free access to these researches.

The Railroads sector's performance appears to be strong lately as companies all throughout the country report strong second quarter results. Coal shipments have been strong and many believe they will continue as hot weather increases electricity demand from utilities and export volumes increase. Register now at to have free access to our reports on the Railroads industry. is an online platform where investors doing their due-diligence on the Railroads industry can have easy and free access to our analyst research and opinions on Norfolk Southern Corporation and Kansas City Southern; investors and shareholders of these companies can simply register for a complimentary membership at

Tight truck capacity and high fuel costs have also benefited the sector by leading a shift in the way the economy transports its goods towards the railways. It is believed that this trend, along with many others, helped push Norfolk Southern Corporation towards its record second quarter performance. Norfolk Southern Corporation research report is accessible for free by registering today at

While competition has been stiff and new regulations may be coming to the sector, most companies have enjoyed strong pricing trends as demand for rail capacity grows. Some shipment disruptions also occurred during the most recent quarter due to poor weather. This did not stop companies like Kansas City Southern, however. Visit to see how companies in this industry have grown over the past years and how they are expected to perform in the future.

Kansas City Southern saw a 5.4 percent improvement in a key pricing metric from the same quarter last year, helping it post $71 million in Q2 net income, up from $35 million from the same quarter of the previous year. Kansas City Southern research report is available for free by signing up now at

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