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Norfolk Southern Corporation (NSC) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Norfolk Southern Corporation (NSC) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

- provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

  • Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
  • Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
  • SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
  • Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
  • Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
  • Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
  • Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
  • Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
  • Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
  • Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
  • Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
  • Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.
Highlights

Norfolk Southern Corporation (Norfolk Southern) is a rail transport company that operates through Norfolk Southern Railway, and provides transportation of raw materials, intermediate products and finished goods. The company provides transportation services for coal, chemicals, agriculture, consumer products, metals, construction materials, automotive, paper, clay and forest products. The company offers supply management solutions through its transload network. It also offers industrial development and real estate services. Norfolk Southern manages overseas freight transport services through several Atlantic and Gulf Coast ports. The company provides intermodal shipments through trailers, domestic and international containers. The company operates its railway network in several US states such as New York, Virginia, Kansas and North Carolina. Norfolk Southern is headquartered at Norfolk, Virginia, the US.

Norfolk Southern Corporation Key Recent Developments

Aug 15,2017: Cynthia Earhart new exec-VP and CFO at Norfolk Southern
Aug 14,2017: Norfolk Southern appoints Cynthia Earhart executive vice president and chief financial officer
Jul 26,2017: Norfolk Southern Q2 net income increases
Apr 26,2017: Norfolk Southern announces retirement of executive vice president and CFO
Apr 26,2017: Norfolk Southern Q1 net income increasesKey benefits of buying this profile include:

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The profile analyzes the company’s business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.

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Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.

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Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.

Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company


Section 1 - About the Company
Norfolk Southern Corporation - Key Facts
Norfolk Southern Corporation - Key Employees
Norfolk Southern Corporation - Key Employee Biographies
Norfolk Southern Corporation - Major Products and Services
Norfolk Southern Corporation - History
Norfolk Southern Corporation - Company Statement
Norfolk Southern Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries
Head Office
Other Locations & Subsidiaries
Section 2 – Company Analysis
Norfolk Southern Corporation - Business Description
Norfolk Southern Corporation - Corporate Strategy
Norfolk Southern Corporation - SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis - Overview
Norfolk Southern Corporation - Strengths
Norfolk Southern Corporation - Weaknesses
Norfolk Southern Corporation - Opportunities
Norfolk Southern Corporation - Threats
Norfolk Southern Corporation - Key Competitors
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
Performance Chart
Financial Performance
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts
Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments
Aug 14, 2017: Norfolk Southern appoints Cynthia Earhart executive vice president and chief financial officer
Jul 26, 2017: Norfolk Southern Q2 net income increases
Apr 26, 2017: Norfolk Southern announces retirement of executive vice president and CFO
Apr 26, 2017: Norfolk Southern Q1 net income increases
Jan 26, 2017: Norfolk Southern facilitated $4.0 billion in industrial investment along rail lines in 2016
Jan 25, 2017: Norfolk Southern Railway Q4 net income increases
Jan 24, 2017: Norfolk Southern names six to vice president responsibilities
Nov 22, 2016: Norfolk Southern’s safety train reaches 1,926 first responders across rail network
Nov 22, 2016: Norfolk Southern’s safety train reaches 1,926 first responders across rail network
Oct 26, 2016: Norfolk Southern Corporation nine months net income increases
Section 5 – Appendix
Methodology
Ratio Definitions
About GlobalData
Contact Us
Disclaimer
List of Tables
Norfolk Southern Corporation, Key Facts
Norfolk Southern Corporation, Key Employees
Norfolk Southern Corporation, Key Employee Biographies
Norfolk Southern Corporation, Major Products and Services
Norfolk Southern Corporation, History
Norfolk Southern Corporation, Subsidiaries
Norfolk Southern Corporation, Key Competitors
Norfolk Southern Corporation, Ratios based on current share price
Norfolk Southern Corporation, Annual Ratios
Norfolk Southern Corporation, Annual Ratios (Cont...1)
Norfolk Southern Corporation, Annual Ratios (Cont...2)
Currency Codes
Capital Market Ratios
Equity Ratios
Profitability Ratios
Cost Ratios
Liquidity Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Efficiency Ratios
List of Figures
Norfolk Southern Corporation, Performance Chart (2012 - 2016)
Norfolk Southern Corporation, Ratio Charts

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