Kansas City Southern (KSU)

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85.60 -2.31  -2.63% NYSE Jan 23, 20:00 Delayed 2m USD

Kansas City Southern Price to Book Value:

2.265 for Jan. 23, 2017
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Jan. 23, 2017 2.265
Jan. 20, 2017 2.326
Jan. 19, 2017 2.236
Jan. 18, 2017 2.248
Jan. 17, 2017 2.230
Jan. 13, 2017 2.220
Jan. 12, 2017 2.173
Jan. 11, 2017 2.155
Jan. 10, 2017 2.151
Jan. 9, 2017 2.158
Jan. 6, 2017 2.218
Jan. 5, 2017 2.162
Jan. 4, 2017 2.148
Jan. 3, 2017 2.138
Dec. 30, 2016 2.245
Dec. 29, 2016 2.235
Dec. 28, 2016 2.237
Dec. 27, 2016 2.280
Dec. 23, 2016 2.257
Dec. 22, 2016 2.257
Dec. 21, 2016 2.262
Dec. 20, 2016 2.268
Dec. 19, 2016 2.288
Dec. 16, 2016 2.292
Dec. 15, 2016 2.266
Dec. 14, 2016 2.241
   
Dec. 13, 2016 2.275
Dec. 12, 2016 2.259
Dec. 9, 2016 2.276
Dec. 8, 2016 2.281
Dec. 7, 2016 2.281
Dec. 6, 2016 2.217
Dec. 5, 2016 2.262
Dec. 2, 2016 2.268
Dec. 1, 2016 2.295
Nov. 30, 2016 2.347
Nov. 29, 2016 2.327
Nov. 28, 2016 2.341
Nov. 25, 2016 2.323
Nov. 23, 2016 2.332
Nov. 22, 2016 2.294
Nov. 21, 2016 2.348
Nov. 18, 2016 2.317
Nov. 17, 2016 2.276
Nov. 16, 2016 2.249
Nov. 15, 2016 2.254
Nov. 14, 2016 2.252
Nov. 11, 2016 2.171
Nov. 10, 2016 2.146
Nov. 9, 2016 2.182
Nov. 8, 2016 2.449

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About Price to Book Ratio

Price to book value is a financial ratio used to compare a company's book value to its current market price. Book value is an accounting term denoting the portion of the company held by the shareholders at accounting value (not market value). In other words, book value is the company's total tangible assets less its total liabilities.

The ratio has two calculation methods. In the first way, the company's market capitalization is divided by the company's total book value from its balance sheet. The second way, using per-share values, is to divide the company's current share price by the book value per share. In general, a low price to book value indicates that a stock is undervalued and thus more desirable.

In theory, if you purchased stock with a price to book value less than 1 and the company immediately went bankrupt, you would gain money on your investment. In reality, this may not be true since there are times when liquidation value, or the price at which a company's assets can be sold, is less than the book value of those assets.

For more information on evaluating valuation multiples similar to this, please see our original white paper research : Making Sense Of Valuation Multiples.
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KSU Price to Book Value Benchmarks

Companies
CSX 3.656
Norfolk Southern 2.674
Union Pacific 4.414

KSU Price to Book Value Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 1.786 Jan 20 2016
Maximum 5.827 Mar 16 2012
Average 3.087

KSU Price to Book Value Excel Add-In Codes

  • Metric Code: price_to_book_value
  • Latest data point: =YCP("KSU", "price_to_book_value")
  • Last 5 data points: =YCS("KSU", "price_to_book_value", -4)

To find the codes for any of our financial metrics, see our Complete Reference of Metric Codes.

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