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  • uploads///CNI Intermodal
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Canadian National Railway: Does It Have a Strong Intermodal?

    Canadian National Railway (CNI) is the only railway that connects the Pacific Coast, the Atlantic Coast, and the Gulf of Mexico.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Evaluating Leverage Levels of Major Railroads after Q1 2018

    As of March 31, Genesee & Wyoming (GWR) had a net debt-to-forward-EBITDA multiple of 3.2x, which was much higher than the industry average of 2.1x.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Union Pacific’s Intermodal Freight Revenues Could Disappoint in 2016

    Union Pacific’s domestic intermodal includes North American operations. Intermodal freight generated 20% of the company’s revenues in 2014.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    Why BNSF’s Consumer Products Revenue Slumped in 3Q16

    BNSF’s Consumer Products business contributed nearly 35% of its total freight revenue in 3Q16, recording its highest share in total freight revenue.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    Union Pacific’s Coal Volumes: Light at the End of the Tunnel?

    In 2Q16, UNP’s coal volumes declined 21%. This was primarily due to a 23% reduction in shipments in the Powder River Basin (or PRB) and the Colorado and Utah regions in 2Q16.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Is Norfolk Southern Valued against Its Peers?

    NSC’s next-12-months PE (price-to-earnings) multiple is valued at 15.2x against the peer average of 14.8x. This indicates a premium of 3%.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    What Can We Expect from Norfolk Southern’s 3Q16 Earnings?

    Virginia-based Norfolk Southern (NSC) is set to announce its 3Q16 earnings on October 26, 2016. In this series, we’ll analyze analysts’ estimates for the company’s revenues and margins.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Can Union Pacific’s Free Cash Flows Support Its Higher Dividend?

    Union Pacific had FCF of $3.02 billion in the first nine months of 2017, compared with $2.86 billion in the corresponding period of 2016.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    Why Are Analysts Expecting Honeywell’s EPS to Rise in 4Q16?

    As of January 20, 2017, Wall Street analysts expect Honeywell (HON) to post adjusted EPS (earnings per share) of $1.74 in 4Q16.

    By Peter Neil
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Genesee & Wyoming’s Australian Carloads Fell in September

    Genesee & Wyoming’s Australian carloads fell 4.8% in September 2016. In the comparable period in 2015, GWR hauled ~15,000 railcars.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Did Genesee & Wyoming Fare So Poorly in Its Peer Group?

    On March 8, 2016, Genesee & Wyoming’s (GWR) market capitalization was ~$3.5 billion. The railroad industry had a bad 2015, and GWR was not immune.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Miscellaneous

    What Was Canadian Pacific’s Original Indication of Interest?

    Canadian Pacific (CP) proposed a 50% cash and 50% stock transaction based on CP’s and Norfolk Southern’s (NSC) stock closing prices on November 13, 2015.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Norfolk Southern’s Aggressive Shareholder Return Plan

    Norfolk Southern (NSC) has always tried to enhance shareholders’ wealth through dividend payments and share repurchases.

    By Anirudha Bhagat
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    PRB coal producers may benefit from restocking at utilities

    At the beginning of winter, the PRB coal producers are struggling to get enough rail cars to meet utilities’ demand. The PRB coal producers may see increased demand well into 2015.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
  • Industrials

    March manufacturing releases are critical in assessing a recovery

    The Purchasing Managers Manufacturing Index (or PMI) is based on a monthly survey of selected companies that provide an advanced indication of what’s really happening in the private-sector economy.

    By Phalguni Soni
  • uploads///CNI ANR
    Earnings Report

    Why Analysts Have a ‘Hold’ Rating for Canadian National Railway

    There are 21 analysts covering CNI. Of those, only five, or 24.0%, have a “buy” rating for the stock.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Did GWR’s North American Carloads Add Up in January 2016?

    In January 2017, Genesee & Wyoming’s (GWR) North American traffic rose 9.1% YoY, hauling ~136,000 railcars that month.

    By Samuel Prince
  • uploads///CNI Carloads
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Canadian National Railway: The Unstoppable Freight Growth Story

    In the week ended April 1, 2017, Canadian National Railway saw its overall volumes rising 8.4% on a YoY basis.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Is Canadian Pacific’s Free Cash Flow Enough for Dividend Growth?

    Now let’s examine the free cash flow levels of Canadian Pacfic and compare it to its arch-rival Canadian National Railway (CNI).

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    CSX’s 3Q17 Earnings Shine: Higher Freight Rates, Stock Up 2.6%

    The eastern US rail freight carrier CSX (CSX) announced its 3Q17 earnings on October 17. The quarter marks the end of two full quarters under the leadership of Hunter Harrison.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    Why Kansas City Southern’s Intermodal Revenue Slid in 1Q17

    In this article, we’ll discuss Kansas City Southern’s Intermodal segment’s performance in 1Q17.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    CSX Intermodal Volumes Increase on Domestic Shipments

    CSX’s (CSX) Intermodal division provides an alternative to transporting freight on highways using trucks. It reported revenues of $446 million in 4Q15 compared to $465 million in 4Q14.

    By Robert Karr
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    Miscellaneous

    Canadian National Railway: Growth Undeterred by Coal’s Fall in Week 23

    In contrast to the industry’s trend, CNI’s coal carloads contracted 20% in week 23 of 2017.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Industrials

    US Freight Rail Traffic Was a Mixed Bag in Week 30

    The Association of American Railroads (or AAR) publishes North American rail freight (UNP) data every week.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    How Do Analysts View CSX after Its 3Q16 Results?

    CSX’s heavy investment in its intermodal business and network improvement will most likely show results in 1H17.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    This Railroad Led in First-Quarter Intermodal Revenue Growth

    Norfolk Southern (NSC), an Eastern US railroad, reported the highest intermodal revenue growth of 19% YoY among its peers in the first quarter.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Analyzing GWR’s European Carloads in February 2017

    Genesee & Wyoming’s (GWR) European carloads remained unchanged YoY (year-over-year) in February 2017.

    By Samuel Prince
  • uploads///UNP Carloads
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Union Pacific’s Carloads Compared with Overall US Railroads

    In the week ended December 3, Union Pacific’s (UNP) overall railcars fell 2.6% to 95,000-plus units from ~98,000 units in the corresponding week of 2015.

    By Samuel Prince
  • uploads///CP Carloads
    Energy & Utilities

    Rising Coal Volumes Not Enough to Stop CP’s Fall in Carloads

    Canadian Pacific (CP) registered a fall of 5.2% in total railcars in the week ended August 27, 2016.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Industrials

    Inside Norfolk Southern’s Freight in Week 28

    CSX’s (CSX) overall railcar traffic rose 3.1% in the 28th week of 2017 (ended July 15).

    By Samuel Prince
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    Energy & Utilities

    Comparing Union Pacific’s Freight Volumes with the Industry in Week 33

    In week 33 of 2017, Union Pacific (UNP) recorded a marginal rise of 0.6% in its railcars, excluding intermodal.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Comparing Union Pacific’s Carloads

    Union Pacific’s carloads In the western United States, Union Pacific (UNP) competes with BNSF Railway, which is owned by Berkshire Hathaway (BRK-B). In the week ended February 18, 2017, UNP’s overall railcar volumes grew 7.2% YoY (year-over-year) to ~96,000 units. Railcar volumes, excluding coal and coke, rose 1.8% YoY to 70,000 units, compared with 69,000 units in […]

    By Samuel Prince
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    Industrials

    Kansas City Southern: Did Coal Push Volumes in Week 32?

    Kansas City Southern (KSU), a US-Mexico railroad, is the smallest Class I railroad in the US.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Did GWR’s European Carloads Rise in December?

    GWR’s European carloads rose 20.3% YoY in December 2016. In the same period of 2015, GWR hauled ~72,000 railcars, as compared to ~86,000 in December 2016.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Industrials

    US Rail Freight Traffic Got a Push from Intermodal in Week 32

    In Week 32, US railroads’ overall rail volumes, including intermodal, rose 2.8% YoY to ~556,900 railcars from ~541,600 in Week 32 of 2017.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    What Pulled Down Canadian Pacific’s Carloads Last Week?

    Canadian Pacific (CP) registered an 8% fall in total railcars in the week ended November 5, 2016.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    UNP Rises 1.5% on Pricing Gains, Higher Volumes in Q3 2018

    Union Pacific (UNP) announced its third-quarter earnings results before the market opened on October 25.

    By Samuel Prince
  • uploads///NSC Carloads
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Which Commodity Groups Boosted Norfolk Southern’s Carloads?

    Norfolk Southern’s carloads Norfolk Southern (NSC) and CSX (CSX) run a virtual duopoly in the eastern United States. In the week ended February 18, 2017, NSC’s overall railcar volumes rose 7%. There were around 68,000 railcars, compared with 63,000 in the week ended February 20, 2016. Railcar volumes, excluding coal and coke traffic, rose 5.2% YoY […]

    By Samuel Prince
  • uploads///UNP Carloads
    Industrials

    Behind Union Pacific’s Railcar Traffic in Week 6

    Another major Western US railroad Union Pacific (UNP) posted a marginal 0.6% contraction in carload traffic in the sixth week of 2018, ended February 10.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Industrials

    CSX: Intermodal Pushed Volumes despite Fall in Railcars in Week 33

    In the week ended August 19, 2017, CSX hauled nearly 69,000 railcars compared with ~70,500 units in the week ended August 20, 2016.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Industrials

    BNSF Railway Started Week 1 with Higher Freight Volumes

    In the week ended January 6, 2018, Berkshire Hathaway–controlled BNSF Railway (BRK-B) reported a low single-digit rise in carload traffic.

    By Samuel Prince
  • uploads///GWR Europe
    Energy & Utilities

    Genesee and Wyoming Saw Dive in European Carloads in July 2017

    Genesee and Wyoming moved ~91,000 railcars in July 2017 compared to ~97,000 carloads in the same month last year.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Energy & Utilities

    How Did BNSF’s Traffic Fare in Week Ending July 16?

    BNSF Railway’s total railcars for the week ended July 16, 2016, fell by 1.8% to 99,000 units compared with 100,000 plus units on a year-over-year basis.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Coal Shipments Continue to Rise amid Weak Natural Gas Prices

    According to EIA estimates, US coal shipments increased marginally to 18.7 million tons during the week ending August 28.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Did FedEx Switch to Mark-to-Market Pension Accounting?

    FedEx suffered a loss of $895.0 million in connection with the shift to new pension accounting in 2015.

    By Samuel Prince
  • uploads///NSC Carloads
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Norfolk Southern’s Carloads Stacked Up against Peers

    In the week ended March 11, 2017, NSC’s overall railcar volumes rose 3%.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Industrials

    BNSF Railway: Volume Growth Was Higher Than Industry’s in Week 37

    Berkshire Hathaway’s privately owned BNSF Railway’s (BRK.B) railcar traffic expanded marginally 1.6% in the week ended September 16, 2017.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Comparing Norfolk Southern’s Carloads with US Railroads’ Volumes

    Coal (CNX) formed 15% of NSC’s 3Q16 revenues, coming down from 23% in 2009.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Industrials

    Week 38: US Rail Traffic Growth Stood Out in North America

    The Association of American Railroads published its weekly rail traffic data for 12 key North American railroad companies on September 26.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Earnings Report

    FedEx Delivers Strong Fourth-Quarter Earnings

    FedEx (FDX) announced its fourth-quarter earnings after the market closed on June 19. FedEx surpassed analysts’ adjusted EPS estimate by 3.6%.

    By Samuel Prince
  • uploads///CP Carloads
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Drop in Volumes Weighs On Canadian Pacific’s Carloads

    Canadian Pacific’s carloads Canadian Pacific (CP) registered a fall of 9% in total railcars in the week ended December 17, 2016. The company hauled 29,000 railcars that week, compared with ~32,000 in the corresponding week last year. CP’s railcars, excluding coal, fell 11% to settle at just more than 23,000 units in the reported week […]

    By Samuel Prince
  • uploads///CNI Carloads
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Canadian National’s Carloads versus Canadian Pacific’s

    Canadian National’s carloads For the past few weeks, Canadian National Railway’s (CNI) carloads have been following a rising trend. In the week ended January 28, 2017, overall volumes rose 6.3% on a YoY (year-over-year) basis. In the same week, CNI’s railcar volumes rose to ~57,000 units from nearly 52,000 units in the comparable week of […]

    By Samuel Prince
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Did BNSF’s Intermodal Volumes Shrink Too Much?

    BNSF Railway’s (BRK-B) total intermodal traffic for the week ended June 4, 2016, was down by 14.8%.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Where Norfolk Southern’s Carloads Stand in the Industry Now

    In the week ended February 25, 2017, NSC’s overall railcar volumes rose 3.6% to ~69,000 railcars.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Genesee and Wyoming’s European Carloads Slumped in October

    The decrease in the UK and European carloads in October was primarily due to the fall in coal and coke, mineral and stone, and intermodal carloads.

    By Samuel Prince
  • uploads///UNP Carloads
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Other than Coal Commodities Drove Union Pacific’s Carloads Higher

    In the reported week, UNP’s combined coal (ARLP) and coke carloads fell 8.1% on a year-over-year basis.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Miscellaneous

    Coal Boosts Canadian Pacific’s Volumes in Week 17

    Canadian Pacific’s carloads Canadian Pacific Railway’s (CP) total carloads rose 15.0% in the week ended April 29, 2017. The company hauled more than 34,000 railcars that week, similar to its total carloads in the corresponding week of 2016. CP’s railcars, excluding coal, rose 7.4% YoY (year-over-year) to settle at more than 27,000 units, compared with […]

    By Samuel Prince
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    Energy & Utilities

    Carload Gains Drive BNSF Railway’s Traffic in Week 23

    In Week 23, Western US major rail carrier BNSF Railway’s (BRK.B) carload traffic, excluding intermodal, rose 10.2% YoY (year-over-year) to ~103,600 railcars from ~94,000.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Miscellaneous

    Kansas City Southern: Its Intermodal Volumes in Week 23

    KSU’s trailer volumes fell 9.5% in week 23, whereas container traffic contracted by 2.4% in the same week.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Unloading Canadian Pacific’s Latest Carloads

    Canadian Pacific’s total carloads shrank 0.6% in the week ended February 25, reaching ~30,000 railcars.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Miscellaneous

    Did Kansas City Southern Overreact to Trump’s Success?

    Eastern US railroad stocks (NSC) (CSX) celebrated Trump’s prospective entry into the White House. Why did the smallest Class I railroad stock catch a cold?

    By Samuel Prince
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    Energy & Utilities

    Why Kansas City Southern’s Freight Traffic Just Rose

    Kansas City Southern reported a YoY (year-over-year) 4.4% rise in railcars in the week ended July 15, 2017.

    By Samuel Prince
  • uploads///UNP Carloads
    Energy & Utilities

    Union Pacific: Has Hurricane Harvey Impacted Freight Volumes?

    In the week ended September 2, 2017, Union Pacific (UNP) recorded a 12.7% fall in railcar traffic.

    By Samuel Prince
  • uploads///UNP Carloads
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Which Commodity Groups Drove Union Pacific’s Carloads Higher?

    In the reported week, UNP’s combined coal (ARLP) and coke carloads fell 7.7% on a year-over-year basis. UNP’s coal revenues fell ~20% in 3Q16.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Energy & Utilities

    How Is CSX’s Intermodal Traffic Looking as of July 23?

    CSX’s total intermodal traffic fell by 6.03%, from ~56,000 units in the week ended July 25, 2015, to ~53,000 units in the week ended July 23, 2016.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Energy & Utilities

    How Do Union Pacific’s Carloads Compare with Industry Volumes?

    In the week ended July 23, Union Pacific’s total railcars declined by 6.3% to 94,000 units from ~100,000 units in the corresponding week of 2015.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Industrials

    Week 41: Affirmed Slow Growth Trend in US Rail Traffic Volumes

    On October 17, the AAR (Association of American Railroads) published its weekly traffic data for Week 41, which ended on October 13.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Will US Freight Rail Traffic See Light at the End of the Tunnel?

    Each week, the Association of American Railroads publishes the previous week’s North American freight rail data. The latest data are for the week ended October 29, 2016.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    A Look at Union Pacific’s Carloads in the 4th Week of 2017

    Union Pacific’s carloads In the western United States, Union Pacific (UNP) competes with BNSF Railway, which is owned by Berkshire Hathaway (BRK-B), In the week ended January 28, 2017, UNP’s overall railcar volumes contracted 0.5% to ~95,000 units, flat compared with the volumes reported in the corresponding week of 2016. Railcar volumes, excluding coal and coke, […]

    By Samuel Prince
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Higher Coal Volumes Are Lifting Up Norfolk Southern

    In the week ended February 11, 2017, NSC’s overall railcar volumes rose 4.8%, reaching around 67,000 railcars.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Industrials

    Kansas City Southern: Lowest Gainer in Week 41 Rail Traffic

    In Week 41, Kansas City Southern (KSU) posted a 2.4% YoY (year-over-year) decline in carload traffic.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Energy & Utilities

    Union Pacific: What Led to the Decline in Freight Volumes in Week 34?

    In the week ended August 26, 2017, Union Pacific (UNP) registered a 2% decline in its overall railcars.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Industrials

    Why Did Genesee & Wyoming’s Australian Carloads Fall in July?

    Genesee & Wyoming’s Australian carloads declined by 13.7% in July 2016, hauling more than 15,000 railcars, as compared to over 17,000 one year previously.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Did Coal Push Up Canadian Pacific’s Carloads in the 10th Week?

    Canadian Pacific’s (CP) total carloads rose a marginal 0.9% in the week ended March 11, 2017.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How BNSF’s Carloads Compared to Rival Union Pacific

    BNSF Railway’s (BRK-B) total railcars for the week ended December 10, 2016, fell 5.5% to ~95,000 units, compared to ~100,000 units on a year-over-year basis.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Norfolk Southern’s Carloads Compared to the Industry

    In the week ended December 10, 2016, Norfolk Southern’s railcars fell 4.2%. Total railcars were 66,000 compared to 69,000 in the corresponding week last year.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Miscellaneous

    Canadian Pacific Railway: A Summary of Freight Traffic in Week 18

    Canadian Pacific Railway’s (CP) total carloads rose 12.4% in the week ended May 6, 2017.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Energy & Utilities

    Union Pacific: Intermodal Rise Limits Fall in Railcars in Week 36

    Union Pacific (UNP) reported lower freight volumes due to the impact of Hurricane Harvey.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Industrials

    How BNSF’s Carloads Compare to UNP’s

    BNSF Railway’s total railcars for the week ended July 9, 2016, fell by 11% to 85,000 plus units compared with 96,000 plus units on a year-over-year basis.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Industrials

    Why Did Canadian Pacific’s Carloads Fall in the Week Ending July 16?

    Canadian Pacific (CP) registered a rise of 1.2% in total railcars in the week ended July 16, 2016.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    A Rise in Coal Volumes Failed to Lift Canadian Pacific’s Carloads

    Canadian Pacific (CP) registered a 3.9% fall in total railcars in the week ended November 12, 2016.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Moving Average Trends and Analyst Estimates of JPMNX’s Top Holdings

    All of JPMNX’s top holdings except CJPXX were trading below their 20-day and 100-day moving averages as of January 29, 2016.

    By Ivan Kading
  • Consumer

    Overview: Ambre Energy—a coal and oil shale export company

    Ambre Energy was founded in June 2005. It’s an Australian-American coal and oil shale company. The company’s Australian headquarters are located at Brisbane. The head American office is located at Salt Lake City, Utah. The company operates in three business lines—U.S. coal export infrastructure, international coal marketing and trading, and U.S. thermal coal production.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
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    Miscellaneous

    Canadian Pacific Railway: Inside the Freight Volumes in Week 15

    Canadian Pacific Railway’s (CP) total carloads rose 6.1% in the week ended April 15, 2017.

    By Samuel Prince
  • uploads///US Weekly Rail
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Mexican and US Rail Traffic in the Red Zone

    The Association of American Railroads has published the North American freight rail data for the week ended October 8, 2016.

    By Samuel Prince
  • uploads///NSC Carloads
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Norfolk Southern’s Carloads Increased

    Norfolk Southern’s carloads In the eastern United States, Norfolk Southern (NSC) operates alongside CSX (CSX). In the week ended January 21, 2017, NSC’s overall railcar volumes grew 16.3%. The number of railcars topped 69,000, compared with ~60,000 in the week ended January 23, 2016. Railcar volumes, excluding coal and coke traffic, rose 9.6% in the reported […]

    By Samuel Prince
  • uploads///UNP Carloads
    Energy & Utilities

    How Union Pacific’s Carloads Compare to the Industry

    In the week ended August 27, 2016, Union Pacific’s railcar volumes declined by 6.9%, at 98,000-plus units from 105,000-plus units in the corresponding week in 2015.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    These Commodity Groups Boosted Union Pacific’s Carloads Last Week

    In the week ended February 25, 2017, UNP’s overall railcar volumes grew 5.4% YoY to ~95,000 units.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Miscellaneous

    Behind Kansas City Southern’s Intermodal Growth amid Weak Trailers

    Kansas City Southern (KSU) reported a 7.2% rise in its overall intermodal volumes of containers and trailers in the week ended July 1, 2017.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Comparing Norfolk Southern’s Carloads with Industry Volumes

    In the week ended December 3, 2016, NSC’s overall railcars witnessed a minor rise of 0.7%. The total railcars rose to ~69,000 in the same week against 68,000-plus units in the corresponding week in 2015.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Infrastructure investment is crucial for the G20 countries

    The IMF linked fiscal policy consolidation with infrastructure investment. A boost in infrastructure projects is positive for companies and ETFs.

    By David Ashworth
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    Miscellaneous

    Coal’s Rise Pushed Up Canadian Pacific’s Carloads in Week 16

    Canadian Pacific Railway’s (CP) total carloads rose 14.0% in the week ended April 22, 2017. The company hauled more than 33,000 railcars that week.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Energy & Utilities

    Union Pacific: How Its Railcar Traffic Trended in Week 7

    In the seventh week of 2018, Union Pacific (UNP) registered a 5.2% expansion in intermodal traffic.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Do Norfolk Southern’s Carloads Compare to Other US Railroads?

    In the week ended January 7, 2017, NSC’s overall railcar volumes fell 6.6%. Total railcars topped 56,000, as compared to 60,000 one year previously.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Carloads Volume: Union Pacific versus BNSF Railway

    Union Pacific’s carloads Union Pacific (UNP) competes with BNSF Railway, owned by Berkshire Hathaway (BRK-B), in the western United States. In the week ended December 17, 2016, UNP’s overall railcars fell 7.5% to 89,000 units from 96,000 units in the corresponding week of 2015. Railcars, excluding coal and coke, fell 6.7% to around 67,000 units […]

    By Samuel Prince
  • uploads///GWR European
    Energy & Utilities

    Trends behind Genesee & Wyoming’s European Carloads in August 2017

    Genesee & Wyoming saw its coal (ARLP) and coke railcars fall 63% in August 2017.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Norfolk Southern’s Carloads: Coal Could Be Bouncing Back

    In the week ended February 4, 2017, NSC’s overall railcar volumes grew 8%.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Materials

    Comparing BNSF Railway’s Carload Traffic with the Industry in Week 48

    BNSF Railway saw a double-digit rise in its intermodal volumes in the 48th week of 2017.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Union Pacific’s Railcars Slide Less than BNSF Railway’s

    In the week ended April 23, UNP’s total railcars declined by just over 13% to 83,500 units.

    By Samuel Prince
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    Industrials

    FedEx Stock Soars on US-China Trade Deal Optimism

    FedEx stock soared yesterday on hopes of a US-China trade deal after US commerce secretary Wilbur Ross said the two sides are “making good progress.”

    By Anirudha Bhagat
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