SOURCE: StockCall


May 05, 2011 09:02 ET

Research on CSX Corp. and Kansas City Southern -- Railroads Sector Chugging Along

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While severe winter weather disrupted the Railroad sector momentarily, the broad economic recovery throughout the United States has helped the sector turn in an impressive first quarter. New vehicle and auto parts shipments actually resulted in a shortage of cars for some companies. Coal, industrial chemicals, and construction materials all saw their shipment volumes increase as well. Operators were forced to rehire dismissed workers in some cases as companies prepared to enter into a highly touted peak season. Visit to see how companies in this industry have grown over the past years and how they are expected to perform in the future. 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 CSX Corp. and Kansas City Southern; investors and shareholders of these companies can simply register for a complimentary membership at

CSX Corp. reported that its Q1 profits grew 30% and that it will likely have to hire around 1,000 new employees this year. CSX benefited from higher volumes across nearly all freight types, including a 20% increase in automobile shipments. Investors can register for free to access the research report on CSX Corp. at

Higher fuel prices did eat into earnings somewhat across the sector and remains a potential threat to a robust economic recovery. Agricultural hauling fell for some companies like Kansas City Southern because a strong Mexican harvest required less food to be shipped there. Kansas City Southern still turned in a strong first quarter though, with car volumes growing 7% overall compared with year earlier figures. Investors can register for free to access the research report on Kansas City Southern at

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