Our quantitative data points are meant to provide a high-level understanding of factors in equity risk models for Kansas City Southern. Portfolio managers use these models to forecast risk, optimize portfolios and review performance.
We show how KSU stock compares to 2,000+ US-based stocks, and to peers in the Transportation sector and Railroads industry.
Please do not consider this data as investment advice. Data is downloaded from sources we deem reliable, but errors may occur.
Kansas City Southern is a transportation holding company. It focuses on the growing north or south freight corridor connecting key commercial and industrial markets in the central United States with major industrial cities in Mexico. The company also engages in the freight rail transportation business operating through a single coordinated rail network. Kansas City Southern was founded by Arthur E. Stilwell in 1887 and is headquartered in Kansas City, MO.
Many of the following risk metrics are standardized and transformed into quantitative factors in institutional-level risk models.
Rankings below represent percentiles from 1 to 100, with 1 being the lowest rating of risk.
Stocks with higher beta exhibit higher sensitivity to the ups and downs in the market. (↑↑)
Stocks with higher market capitalization often have lower risk. (↑↓)
Higher average daily dollar volume over the past 30 days implies lower liquidity risk. (↑↓)
Higher price momentum stocks, aka recent winners, equate to lower risk for many investors. (↑↓)
Style risk factors often include measures of profitability and payout levels.
Companies with higher earnings generally provide lower risk. (↑↓)
Companies with higher dividend yields, if sustaintable, are perceived to have lower risk. (↑↓)