Current and historical PE ratio for Norfolk Southern (NSC) from 2006 to 2018. The price to earnings or PE ratio is calculated by taking the latest closing price and dividing it by the most recent earnings per share (EPS) number. The PE ratio is a simple way to assess whether a stock is over or under valued and is the most widely used valuation measure. The current PE ratio for Norfolk Southern (NSC) as of March 31, 2018 is 22.86.
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Norfolk Southern Corporation (NSC) is one of the nation's premier transportation companies. Norfolk Southern Corp. owns two major freight railroads, Norfolk Southern Railway Company and Norfolk Western Railway company, which operates in numerous states, the District of Columbia and the Province of Ontario. Its Norfolk Southern Railway Company subsidiary operates approximately 19,500 route miles in 22 states and the District of Columbia, serves every major container port in the eastern United States, and provides efficient connections to other rail carriers. Norfolk Southern operates the most extensive intermodal network in the East and is a major transporter of coal, automotive, and industrial products. The company os headquartered in Norfolk, Virginia.