Norfolk Southern: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

ATLANTA (AP) _ Norfolk Southern Corp. (NSC) on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $790 million.

The Atlanta-based company said it had profit of $3.42 per share.

The results beat Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $3.41 per share.

The railroad posted revenue of $3.24 billion in the period, also surpassing Street forecasts. Six analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $3.18 billion.

For the year, the company reported profit of $3.27 billion, or $13.88 per share. Revenue was reported as $12.75 billion.


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