Kansas City Southern Q3 adjusted earnings Miss Estimates

Kansas City Southern (KSU) revealed earnings for third quarter that declined from last year.

The company's profit totaled $156.1 million, or $1.71 per share. This compares with $189.7 million, or $2.01 per share, in last year's third quarter.

Excluding items, Kansas City Southern reported adjusted earnings of $184.6 million or $2.02 per share for the period.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $2.04 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company's revenue for the quarter rose 12.8% to $744.0 million from $659.6 million last year.

Kansas City Southern earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q3): $184.6 Mln. vs. $185.0 Mln. last year.
-EPS (Q3): $2.02 vs. $1.96 last year.
-Analysts Estimate: $2.04
-Revenue (Q3): $744.0 Mln vs. $659.6 Mln last year.

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