Norfolk Southern Corp Q3 Earnings Summary

Norfolk Southern Corp (NSC) revealed a profit for its third quarter that rose from the same period last year.

The company's profit came in at $753 million, or $3.06 per share. This compares with $569 million, or $2.22 per share, in last year's third quarter.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $2.91 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company's revenue for the quarter rose 13.5% to $2.85 billion from $2.51 billion last year.

Norfolk Southern Corp earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q3): . vs. $643 Mln. last year.
-Analysts Estimate: $2.91
-Revenue (Q3): $2.85 Bln vs. $2.51 Bln last year.

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