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Kansas City Southern (KSU)

Equity · Currency in USD · Last updated May 17, 2022

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KSUShare Price Chart

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The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in Kansas City Southern on Jan 5, 2010 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $97,707 for a total return of roughly 877.07%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.

KSU (Kansas City Southern)
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KSUReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized


KSUMonthly Returns Heatmap

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KSUSharpe Ratio Chart

The Sharpe ratio shows whether the portfolio's excess returns are due to smart investment decisions or a result of taking a higher risk. The higher a portfolio's Sharpe ratio, the better its risk-adjusted performance.

The current Kansas City Southern Sharpe ratio is 1.75. A Sharpe ratio greater than 1.0 is considered acceptable.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.

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KSUDividend History

Kansas City Southern granted a 0.00% dividend yield in the last twelve months, as of May 17, 2022. The annual payout for that period amounted to $2.60 per share.


Dividend yield


KSUDrawdowns Chart

The Drawdowns chart displays portfolio losses from any high point along the way.

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KSUWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the Kansas City Southern. A maximum drawdown is an indicator of risk. It shows a reduction in portfolio value from its maximum due to a series of losing trades.

The maximum drawdown since January 2010 for the Kansas City Southern is 48.02%, recorded on Jan 20, 2016. It took 665 trading sessions for the portfolio to recover.



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To Recover



-48.02%Nov 17, 2014295Jan 20, 2016665Sep 10, 2018960
-43.11%Feb 19, 202024Mar 23, 202092Aug 3, 2020116
-27.09%Nov 15, 201364Feb 19, 2014184Nov 10, 2014248
-26.07%Jul 26, 201119Aug 19, 201148Oct 27, 201167
-24.22%Sep 11, 201873Dec 24, 201878Apr 17, 2019151
-22.5%May 4, 201079Aug 24, 201040Oct 20, 2010119
-20.19%Apr 30, 201225Jun 4, 201255Aug 21, 201280
-16.56%May 14, 202152Jul 28, 2021
-13.44%Jan 6, 201017Jan 29, 201015Feb 22, 201032
-12.02%Jun 1, 20119Jun 13, 201113Jun 30, 201122

KSUVolatility Chart

Current Kansas City Southern volatility is 21.94%. The chart below shows the rolling 10-day volatility. Volatility is a statistical measure showing how big price swings are in either direction. The higher asset volatility, the riskier it is, because the price movements are less predictable.

KSU (Kansas City Southern)
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