Technical Analysis for NSC - Norfolk Southern Corporation

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
A 272.49 1.80% 4.82
NSC closed up 1.8 percent on Friday, April 9, 2021, on approximately normal volume.
Earnings due: Apr 27
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Trend Table & Recent EOD Signals

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

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
180 Bullish Setup Bullish Swing Setup 0.00%
Three Weeks Tight Range Contraction 0.00%
MACD Bearish Signal Line Cross Bearish 1.80%
Non-ADX 1,2,3,4 Bullish Bullish Swing Setup 1.80%
Stochastic Sell Signal Bearish 0.37%
Overbought Stochastic Strength 0.37%
Bearish Engulfing Bearish 0.47%
Slingshot Bullish Bullish Swing Setup 0.47%
Overbought Stochastic Strength 0.47%
Upper Bollinger Band Touch Strength 0.47%
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Norfolk Southern Corporation Description

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.


Sector: Industrials
Industry: Railroads
Keywords: Chemicals Consumer Products Steel Plastics Petroleum Products Real Estate Properties Logistics Services Machinery Chemical Product Chemical Products Rubber Waste Management Wheat Soybean Cement Automotive Product Wood Products Paper Products Sulfur Automotive Products Forest Products Flour Construction Products Coal Chemical Industry Paper Industrial Chemical Aluminum Products Industrial Chemicals Rail Transport Bleach Auto Parts Scrap Metal Chlorine Rail Transportation Rail Transportation In The United States Rail Transport By Country Transportation In The United States Coal Products Intermediate Product Intermediate Products Paper Recycling Roadrailer Telecommunications Act

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 276.08
52 Week Low 147.37
Average Volume 1,008,945
200-Day Moving Average 226.75
50-Day Moving Average 257.56
20-Day Moving Average 266.22
10-Day Moving Average 271.14
Average True Range 5.43
ADX 20.48
+DI 22.98
-DI 16.32
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 259.80
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 270.47
Upper Bollinger Band 277.31
Lower Bollinger Band 255.13
Percent B (%b) 0.78
BandWidth 8.33
MACD Line 4.19
MACD Signal Line 4.25
MACD Histogram -0.0591
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 69.21 Billion
Num Shares 254 Million
EPS 7.77
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 35.09
Price-to-Sales 6.18
Price-to-Book 4.03
PEG Ratio 2.84
Dividend 3.76
Dividend Yield 1.38%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 280.56
Resistance 3 (R3) 279.67 276.08 279.22
Resistance 2 (R2) 276.08 274.03 276.53 278.77
Resistance 1 (R1) 274.29 272.76 275.19 275.18 278.32
Pivot Point 270.70 270.70 271.15 271.15 270.70
Support 1 (S1) 268.91 268.65 269.81 269.80 266.66
Support 2 (S2) 265.32 267.38 265.77 266.21
Support 3 (S3) 263.53 265.32 265.77
Support 4 (S4) 264.42