Norfolk Southern Balance Sheet - Annual (NYSE:NSC)

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$138.59 $0.96 (0.7%) NSC stock closing price Mar 16, 2018 (Closing)

The Norfolk Southern balance sheet is a snapshot of the company's financial health at a given point of time, whereas the other two financial statements are for a particular accounting period. Balance sheet items like cash at hand, total assets and liabilities helps one analyze a company and summarize the financial performance of the company like we have in our Norfolk Southern stock analysis. Good annual results indicate a company's strong financial performance. Its important to check all financial statements including the balance sheet. The Norfolk Southern balance sheet for 2017 shows total assets of $35.71B. The company has a asset turnover ratio of 0.3. Also see: Norfolk Southern revenue and Norfolk Southern operating cash flow for the same year.

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Marketable Securities----118M15M25M283M90M-
Raw Materials----------
Work In Progress----------
Finished Goods----------
Notes Receivable----------
Other Current Assets282M133M315M514M267M249M219M385M230M317M
Total Current Assets
Property Plant & Equipment-41.49B40.47B38.51B37.03B35.66B33.93B32.49B31.44B30.52B
Accumulated Depreciation-11.74B11.48B10.81B10.39B9.92B9.46B9.26B8.79B8.27B
Net Property Plant & Equipment
Investment & Advances2.98B2.78B2.57B2.68B2.44B2.3B2.23B2.19B2.16B1.78B
Other Non-Current Assets----------
Deferred Charges----------
Deposits & Other Assets251M73M63M90M324M64M84M304M316M272M
Total Assets
Notes Payable----------
Accounts Payable1.4B1.22B1.09B1.23B1.27B1.36B1.09B1.18B974M1.14B
Current Portion Long-Term Debt700M650M700M102M545M250M150M458M474M484M
Current Portion Capital Leases----------
Accrued Expenses----------
Income Taxes Payable211M245M203M217M225M206M207M199M109M261M
Other Current Liabilities233M229M237M228M270M263M252M244M232M220M
Total Current Liabilities
Deferred Taxes/Income6.32B9.14B9.06B8.82B8.54B7.83B7.49B7.09B6.75B6.37B
Convertible Debt----------
Long-Term Debt9.14B9.56B9.39B8.92B8.9B8.43B7.39B6.57B6.68B6.18B
Non-Current Capital Leases----------
Other Long-Term Liabilities1.35B1.44B1.39B1.31B1.44B2.24B2.05B1.79B1.8B2.03B
Total Liabilities
Minority Interest----------
Preferred Stock----------
Common Stock Net285M292M299M310M310M315M332M358M370M368M
Capital Surplus2.25B2.18B2.14B2.15B2.02B1.91B1.91B1.89B1.81B1.68B
Retained Earnings14.18B10.43B10.19B10.35B9.34B8.64B8.69B9.22B9.03B8.5B
Treasury Stock----------
Other Liabilities-356M-487M-445M-398M-381M-1.11B-1.03B-805M-853M-942M
Shareholders Equity16.36B12.41B12.19B12.41B11.29B9.76B9.91B10.67B10.35B9.61B
Total Liabilities & Shareholders Equity35.71B34.89B34.26B33.24B32.48B30.34B28.54B28.2B27.37B26.3B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Most investors just check the Norfolk Southern stock price, and Norfolk Southern historical stock prices before investing. While share price is an important factor, one should also look at financials and valuation metrics like the Norfolk Southern PE ratio chart. Below is a brief explanation of common balance sheet terms:

  • Assets: An asset is a resource that a corporation like Norfolk Southern owns and has economic value. The two major types of assets are: fixed assets like real estate, plant and machinery and current assets like cash, marketable securities and inventory. The total asset value for NSC stock as of 2017 is $35.71B. Its easy to associate the term with manufacturing companies, which invest a lot in factories and equipment. However, the same cannot be said about tech stocks.
  • Liabilities include short term loans and long term loans availed by the company to fund its business operations. NSC stock had total liabilities of $19.35B for the year 2017.

Norfolk Southern Balance Sheet - Key Ratios

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