Technical Analysis for NSC - Norfolk Southern Corporation

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
grade B 185.01 -2.09% -3.95
NSC closed up 1.49 percent on Tuesday, October 22, 2019, on 1.35 times normal volume. It was able to bounce off of its 200 day moving average, an important long-term support line. Note that the stock is in overbought territory based on its Slow Stochastic indicator (14, 3, 3) -- sideways movement or a pullback should not be unexpected.

Earnings due: Oct 23

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Trend Table & Recent Signals
ADX Long-Term Intermediate-Term Short-Term
Weak or Absent Flat Up Up
See historical NSC trend table...

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
200 DMA Support Bullish -2.09%
Pocket Pivot Bullish Swing Setup -2.09%
Overbought Stochastic Strength -2.09%
Crossed Above 200 DMA Bullish -0.63%
Pocket Pivot Bullish Swing Setup -0.63%
Overbought Stochastic Strength -0.63%
Overbought Stochastic Strength 1.70%
200 DMA Resistance Bearish 0.71%
MACD Bullish Centerline Cross Bullish 0.71%
Pocket Pivot Bullish Swing Setup 0.71%

Older signals for NSC ...

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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 Coal Paper Products Automotive Products Rubber Chemical Industry Paper Rail Transportation In The United States Aluminum Products Construction Products Industrial Chemicals 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
Summary: Counts: 3 bullish, 0 bearish and 2 neutral indicators. You may wish to incorporate that into your trading strategies.
Indicator Value
52 Week High 211.46
52 Week Low 138.65
Average Volume 1,520,199
200-Day Moving Average 185.2598
50-Day Moving Average 176.5786
20-Day Moving Average 177.6745
10-Day Moving Average 180.078
Average True Range 3.9797
ADX 18.48
+DI 36.6997
-DI 19.7257
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 177.2909
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 178.5091
Upper Bollinger Band 189.9196
Lower Bollinger Band 165.4294
Percent B (%b) 0.96
BandWidth 13.783745
MACD Line 1.9247
MACD Signal Line 0.2772
MACD Histogram 1.6475
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 54.46 Billion
Num Shares 288 Million
EPS 6.15
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 30.73
Price-to-Sales 3.76
Price-to-Book 3.03
PEG Ratio 1.67
Dividend 2.44
Dividend Yield 1.29%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 195.55
Resistance 3 (R3) 194.90 192.07 194.45
Resistance 2 (R2) 192.07 190.39 192.39 194.08
Resistance 1 (R1) 190.51 189.35 191.29 191.16 193.72
Pivot Point 187.68 187.68 188.07 188.00 187.68
Support 1 (S1) 186.12 186.00 186.90 186.77 184.20
Support 2 (S2) 183.29 184.96 183.61 183.84
Support 3 (S3) 181.73 183.29 183.47
Support 4 (S4) 182.38