Norfolk Southern (NSC) Profit Well-Above Consensus; Barrick Gold (ABX) Momentum Ahead of Earnings


Shares of Norfolk Southern Corp. (NYSE:NSC) climbed more that 3.5% in after-hours trading Thursday as the company delivered quarterly earnings well-above analysts’ forecasts in its financial results

For the first quarter 2016, Norfolk Southern posted operating revenues of $2.4 billion and net income of $387 million (or $1.29 per diluted share), easily surpassing the Capital IQ Consensus Estimate of $0.97 earnings per share for the period

NSC stock finished the regular session at $82.63, down $0.53 (or -0.64%), with a total volume of 2,020,032 shares traded during the day

Norfolk Southern, one of the nation’s premier transportation companies, has 296.20M Shares Outstanding, Market Capitalization (intraday) of $24.48B and NSC stock 52-week range is between $64.51 and $107.31 per share



Barrick Gold Corp. (NYSE:ABX) shares surged to touch a new 52-week high of $16.70 during Thursday’s trading session, finally closing at $16.34, up $0.45(or +2.83%)

The company expects to release its first quarter 2016 financial results on April 26 before the market opens

Barrick Gold, which produces and sells gold and copper, has 1.17B Shares Outstanding, Market Capitalization (intraday) of $19.04B and ABX stock one-year range now is from $5.91 to $16.70 per share


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