Railroad Stocks

Railroad stocks are a group of equity securities representing publicly traded railroad companies that are based in North America. Within this group, companies are mostly largely capitalized with long operating histories.


Airline and Railroad Stocks Reporting Record-Highs on Weak Oil Prices

By Monday, January 26, 2015
Airline and Railroad Stocks Reporting Highs on Weak Oil PricesWith weak oil prices and many analysts forecasting slow times ahead for the stock market, many investors may be wondering, where are there good times in this market? Well, I believe they’re still with airline stocks and railroad stocks. Airline Stocks Pushing New Record-Highs, Starting with Air Alaska Many stocks within the airline.

CSX, Railroad Stocks Report Decent 4Q14 Growth; More to Come

By Friday, January 16, 2015
Railroad Stocks ReportRailroad stocks are always good barometers on overall business conditions and the economy. Keeping up with railroads is equally as useful as following the Dow Jones Transportation Average for stock market direction. And for the most part, the major railroad companies have been excellent investments over the last few years, with oil,.

Railroad Stocks the Best Market Predictor for Investors?

By Friday, November 14, 2014
Railroad Stocks the Best Market Predictor for InvestorsIt really is a great time to be in the railroad business. Cash flow is abundant and these stocks are poised for more capital gains. While coal shipments have been a weak spot for railroad companies, virtually all other major customer sectors are producing excellent comparable growth. And that growth is directly reflected in share prices..

One Group of Stocks Investors Can’t Ignore

By Monday, September 8, 2014
Stocks That Really MatterSo long as transportation stocks are ticking higher, the stock market is much less susceptible to a price retrenchment. The Dow Jones Transportation Average just blew past 8,500, recently hitting a new record-high after taking a well-deserved break around mid-July and August. Airline stocks led the index’s recent price strength..

Why These Stocks Are a Leading Indicator of the Market and What They Foresee Now

By Monday, July 7, 2014
Why the Cycle in Transportation Stocks Isn't Over YetIt’s no surprise that the railroad business is doing well. We’ve been looking at Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) and other railroad stocks consistently in these pages for a number of years. But not only are pure-play railroads doing well, offshoots within the industry are also booming. It’s a good time to be in railroad stocks,.
Aug. 31, 2015
Trailing 12-month EPS for Dow Jones companies (Most Recent Quarter) $1014.15
Trailing 12-month Price/earnings multiple (Most Recent Quarter)

17.44

Dow Jones Industrial Average Dividend Yield 2.71%
10-year U.S. Treasury Yield 2.14%

Immediate term outlook:
The bear market rally in stocks that started in March 2009, extended because of unprecedented central bank money printing, is coming to an end. Gold bullion is up $1,000 an ounce since we first recommended it in 2002 and we are still bullish on the physical metal.

Short-to-medium term outlook:
World economies are entering their slowest growth period since 2009. The Chinese economy grew last year at its slowest pace in 24 years. Japan is in recession. The eurozone is in depression. With almost half the S&P 500 companies deriving revenue outside the U.S., slower world economic growth will negatively impact revenue and earnings growth of American companies. Domestically, America’s gross domestic product grew by only a meager 2.3% in the second quarter, which will negatively impact an already overpriced equity market.

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