Here is why Kansas City Southern (KSU) stock volatility recorded over the last month was 2.30%

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Kansas City Southern (KSU) is priced at $180.76 after the most recent trading session. At the very opening of the session, the stock price was $182.82 and reached a high price of $184.68, prior to closing the session it reached the value of $184.01. The stock touched a low price of $182.13.

Recently in News on October 16, 2020, Kansas City Southern Reports Third Quarter Results. Kansas City Southern (KCS) (NYSE:KSU) reported revenues of $659.6 million, a decrease of 12% from third quarter 2019. Overall, carload volumes were down 4% compared to prior year. You can read further details here

Kansas City Southern had a pretty favorable run when it comes to the market performance. The 1-year high price for the company’s stock is recorded $200.00 on 09/09/20, with the lowest value was $92.86 for the same time period, recorded on 03/18/20.

Kansas City Southern (KSU) full year performance was 37.02%

Price records that include history of low and high prices in the period of 52 weeks can tell a lot about the stock’s existing status and the future performance. Presently, Kansas City Southern shares are logging -9.62% during the 52-week period from high price, and 94.66% higher than the lowest price point for the same timeframe. The stock’s price range for the 52-week period managed to maintain the performance between $92.86 and $200.00.

The company’s shares, operating in the sector of Industrials managed to top a trading volume set approximately around 711182 for the day, which was evidently lower, when compared to the average daily volumes of the shares.

When it comes to the year-to-date metrics, the Kansas City Southern (KSU) recorded performance in the market was 20.14%, having the revenues showcasing 14.79% on a quarterly basis in comparison with the same period year before. At the time of this writing, the total market value of the company is set at 17.12B, as it employees total of 7040 workers.

Specialists analysis on Kansas City Southern (KSU)

During the last month, 8 analysts gave the Kansas City Southern a BUY rating, 1 of the polled analysts branded the stock as an OVERWEIGHT, 12 analysts were recommending to HOLD this stock, 1 of them gave the stock UNDERWEIGHT rating, and 0 of the polled analysts provided SELL rating.

According to the data provided on Barchart.com, the moving average of the company in the 100-day period was set at 168.73, with a change in the price was noted +25.22. In a similar fashion, Kansas City Southern posted a movement of +16.30% for the period of last 100 days, recording 1,014,556 in trading volumes.

Total Debt to Equity Ratio (D/E) can also provide valuable insight into the company’s financial health and market status. The debt to equity ratio can be calculated by dividing the present total liabilities of a company by shareholders’ equity. Debt to Equity thus makes a valuable metrics that describes the debt, company is using in order to support assets, correlating with the value of shareholders’ equity The total Debt to Equity ratio for KSU is recording 0.86 at the time of this writing. In addition, long term Debt to Equity ratio is set at 0.85.

Trends and Technical analysis: Kansas City Southern (KSU)

Raw Stochastic average of Kansas City Southern in the period of last 50 days is set at 18.54%. The result represents downgrade in oppose to Raw Stochastic average for the period of the last 20 days, recording 34.55%. In the last 20 days, the company’s Stochastic %K was 55.93% and its Stochastic %D was recorded 59.03%.

Now, considering the stocks previous presentation, multiple moving trends are noted. Year-to-date Price performance of the company’s stock appears to be pessimistic, given the fact the metric is recording 20.14%. Additionally, trading for the stock in the period of the last six months notably improved by 32.04%, alongside a boost of 37.02% for the period of the last 12 months. The shares increased approximately by -0.03% in the 7-day charts and went up by -1.41% in the period of the last 30 days. Common stock shares were driven by 14.79% during last recorded quarter.