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  • Kansas City Southern - Value Alert 0 comments
    Aug 1, 2013 5:23 AM | about stocks: KSU

    Texas (August 1, 2013) Wax Ink has issued a Negative Investment Interest rating for Kansas City Southern (NYSE: KSU) based on a recent baseline equity review which placed fair value between $44-$55.

    The recent close of $107.75 is approximately 306% above the fair value buy target for the stock and approximately 98% above the fair value close target for the stock. The recent close is also 9% below analysts' twelve-month $119.00 median price target for the stock.

    The recent close represents a 48% increase in the year over year price of the stock.

    The stock currently has a trailing twelve-month PE Ratio of 22, and a PEG Ratio of 1.4 basis estimated forward earnings growth of 16.5%.

    In the past 52 weeks, share prices have moved between a high of $118.88 and a low of $70.50, placing equilibrium at $104.30.

    Basis the recent close, the stock is trading 10% below the 52 week high, 35% above the 52 week low, 3% above equilibrium, and has an average daily trading volume of approximately 1.1 million shares.

    Kansas City Southern through its subsidiaries, engages in the freight rail transportation business.

    The company's listed competitors include Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC, Union Pacific Corporation, and Grupo Carso, S.A.B. de C.V..

    Financial information that may be contained herein, is based on the company's most recent annual SEC filing for year ending December 31, 2012. All prices are per share unless otherwise noted.

    Wax Ink currently has no investment position in the company mentioned in this alert.

    For use by Accredited Investors as defined under Title 17, CFR §230.500, Regulation D.

    Wax Ink is a baseline equity research company not licensed or registered with any government agency

    Disclosure: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours.

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