Technical Analysis for NSC - Norfolk Southern Corporation

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
grade D 176.65 -1.10% -1.97
NSC closed up 2.36 percent on Monday, July 6, 2020, on 85 percent of normal volume. The stock exhibited some range contraction during this trading session as price made an NR7 -- narrowest range of the last seven sessions. The stock rose above its 50 day moving average, improving its intermediate-term outlook by crossing above that important trendline.

Trend Table & Recent Signals

ADX Long Term Intermediate Term Short Term
Weak or Absent Down Up Up
Historical NSC trend table...

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Crossed Above 20 DMA Bullish -1.10%
Crossed Above 50 DMA Bullish -1.10%
Narrow Range Bar Range Contraction -1.10%
NR7 Range Contraction -1.10%
20 DMA Resistance Bearish 1.23%
50 DMA Resistance Bearish 1.23%
Non-ADX 1,2,3,4 Bearish Bearish Swing Setup 1.23%
Fell Below 50 DMA Bearish 2.99%
Non-ADX 1,2,3,4 Bearish Bearish Swing Setup 2.99%
Outside Day Range Expansion 2.99%

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Norfolk Southern Corporation engages in the rail transportation of raw materials, intermediate products, and finished goods in the United States. It transports coal products, including utility, export, metallurgical, and industrial coal products; chemical products comprising sulfur and related chemicals, petroleum products, chlorine and bleaching compounds, plastics, rubber, industrial chemicals, chemical wastes, and municipal wastes; agriculture, consumer products, and government products, such as soybeans, wheat, corn, fertilizer, livestock and poultry feed, food oils, flour, beverages, canned goods, sweeteners, consumer products, and ethanol, as well as various items for the military; and metals and construction products consisting of steel, aluminum products, machinery, scrap metals, cement, aggregates, bricks, and minerals. The company also transports automotive products that include finished vehicles and auto parts; and paper, clay, and forest products, which comprise lumber and wood products, pulp board and paper products, wood fibers, wood pulp, scrap paper, and clay. In addition, the company is involved in the intermodal operations comprising shipments moving in trailers, the United States and international containers, and RoadRailer equipment. Further, it transports overseas freight through various Atlantic and Gulf Coast ports, as well as provides a range of logistics services; and operates passenger and commuter trains. Additionally, the company engages in the acquisition, leasing, and management of coal, oil, gas, and minerals; development of commercial real estate properties; and leasing or sale of rail property and equipment, as well as in telecommunications activities. As of December 31, 2012, it operated approximately 20,000 miles of route in 22 states and the District of Columbia. The company was founded in 1982 and is based in Norfolk, Virginia.
Oil Chemicals Consumer Products Steel Plastics Real Estate Properties Petroleum Products Machinery Logistics Services Cement Chemical Products Waste Management Wood Products Forest Products Paper Products Coal Rubber Automotive Products Chemical Industry Paper Aluminum Products Construction Products Industrial Chemicals Rail Transportation In The United States Scrap Rail Transport By Country Transportation In The United States Coal Products Rail Transportation

Is NSC a Buy, Sell or Hold?

Indicator Bull Case Neutral / Hold Bear Case
50 DMA
200 DMA
ADX Trend
Oversold / Overbought
Relative Strength


Indicator Value
52 Week High 219.88
52 Week Low 112.62
Average Volume 1,462,377
200-Day Moving Average 180.51
50-Day Moving Average 175.09
20-Day Moving Average 176.60
10-Day Moving Average 172.95
Average True Range 6.00
ADX 11.6
+DI 23.40
-DI 23.39
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 182.56
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 183.99
Upper Bollinger Band 189.78
Lower Bollinger Band 163.41
Percent B (%b) 0.58
BandWidth 14.93
MACD Line -0.62
MACD Signal Line -0.45
MACD Histogram -0.1676
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 51.48 Billion
Num Shares 288 Million
EPS 6.15
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 29.04
Price-to-Sales 3.76
Price-to-Book 3.03
PEG Ratio 1.67
Dividend 2.44
Dividend Yield 1.37%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 182.97
Resistance 3 (R3) 182.83 181.25 182.25
Resistance 2 (R2) 181.25 180.14 181.32 182.00
Resistance 1 (R1) 179.93 179.45 180.59 180.07 181.76
Pivot Point 178.35 178.35 178.68 178.42 178.35
Support 1 (S1) 177.03 177.24 177.69 177.17 175.48
Support 2 (S2) 175.45 176.55 175.52 175.24
Support 3 (S3) 174.13 175.45 175.00
Support 4 (S4) 174.27