Norfolk Southern Corporation

Norfolk Southern Corporation

Norfolk Southern Corporation

Overview
Date Founded

2009

Headquarters

THREE COMMERCIAL PLACE, NORFOLK, VA, 235102108

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

10K - 1M

Industries

Railroads
Other Business & Consulting Services
Other Transportation

Company Description

Norfolk Southern Corp. is a transportation company, which owns a freight railroad. It engages in the rail transportation of raw materials, intermediate products, and finished goods primarily in the Southeast, East, and Midwest and, via interchange with rail carriers, to and from the rest of the United States. The company transports overseas freight through several Atlantic and Gulf Coast ports. It offers the extensive intermodal network in the eastern half of the United States and is a transporter of coal, automotive, and industrial products. The company's services include property leases and sales; wire line or pipeline and fiber optics projects; access property; manage private crossings, promote business with signboards, and natural resource management. Norfolk Southern was founded on July 23, 1980 and is headquartered in Norfolk, VA.

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Executives & Employees

President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President

Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer

Chief Information Officer

Executive Vice President & Chief Legal Officer

Chief Sustainability Officer

Vice President & Controller

Vice President & Controller-Finance Division

Treasurer, Chief Sustainability Office & Vice President

Board of Directors

Co-Chief Executive Officer, Director at B. Riley Financial, Inc.

Co-Founder at Tenable Holdings, Inc.

Former Director, President & Chief Executive Officer at Canadian National Railways

Former Corporate Vice President & President at Northrop Grumman Corp.

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Lazard Asset Management is known for its global perspective on investing and years of experience with global, regional and domestic portfolios. With more than 280 investment personnel worldwide, we offer investors of all types an array of equity, fixed income, and alternative investment solutions from our network of local offices in ten different countries. Our team-based approach to portfolio management helps us to deliver robust and consistent performance over time, and strong client relationships allow us to understand how to employ our capabilities to our clients' advantage. With over $146.0 billion in assets under management, we have offices located throughout the world in Bahrain, Boston, Chicago, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, London, Milan, Montreal, New York, San Francisco, Seoul, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto, and Zurich. Lazard Asset Management’s business is a diversified, global investment platform that focuses on managing assets for our clients. As a result, throughout all market environments, we maintain a disciplined approach to investing with a research-driven investment process focusing on financial productivity and valuation. We believe there are substantial opportunities for value driven investors and continue to seek out and invest in companies with healthy balance sheets and sustainability of returns

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Recent Transactions
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Norfolk Southern Corporation, Central Freight Lines, Inc. purchase Volunteer Express, Inc.

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Norfolk Southern Corporation, Central Freight Lines, Inc. purchase Wilson Trucking Corp.

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Norfolk Southern Corporation purchases Delaware & Hudson Railway Co., Inc. /PA-NY Rail Line Ops from Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd.

Advisors & Consultants
Legal Advisor

Partner at Covington & Burling LLP

Legal Advisor

Co-Chair, Tax Practice Group at Covington & Burling LLP

Legal Advisor

Partner at Covington & Burling LLP

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Key Stats and Financials As of 2019
Market Capitalization
$41.1B
Total Enterprise Value
$63.9B
Earnings Per Share
$10.25
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
12.6x
TEVNet Income
23.52x
Debt TEV
0.2x
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
4.54%
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
-0.57%
Enterprise Value Sales
5.66x
Total Equity
$15.2B
Total Debt
$13B
EBITDAMargin
44.54%
EBITDA
$5.03B
Net Profit
$2.72B
Revenue
$11.3B
Non-Profit Donations & Grants
Political Donations
$500
2014
$500
2014
$300
2014
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Managing Director at Lehman Brothers Europe Ltd.

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CSX Corp. Railroads - Jacksonville, Florida

CSX Corp. engages in the provision of rail-based freight transportation services. Its services include rail service, the transport of intermodal containers and trailers, rail-to-truck transfers and bulk commodity operations. The company was founded in 1827 and is headquartered in Jacksonville, FL.

Awards & Honors
Rank #270
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 1000 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
Rank #270
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 500 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
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