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CSX Corporation (CSX) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.The profile contains critical company information including:- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.- Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.HighlightsCSX Corporation (CSX) is a leading provider of rail based transportation services in the US. The company transports a broad portfolio of products, which includes coal and new energy sources, such as biodiesel and ethanol, to automobiles, consumer products, military equipment and chemicals. It provides freight rail transportation services, including traditional rail services and transport of intermodal containers and trailers. The company operates through CSX Transportation, Inc., which helps the company in transportation activities in the US, the District of Columbia and the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec. It also operates many yards and terminals, which serve as the hubs between CSX and its local customers. CSX is headquartered in Jacksonville, the US.CSX Corporation Key Recent DevelopmentsFeb 16, 2015: CSX's Freight Train Carrying Crude Oil Derails At West Virginia In USAug 27, 2013: CSX and Environmental Defense Fund Fellow Foster Innovation, Promote Energy SavingsFeb 15, 2013: CSX Announces Purchase Of Renewable Energy CreditsKey benefits of buying this profile include:You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.- The profile analyzes the company’s business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.Understand and respond to your competitors’ business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.- The company’s core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.Equip yourself with information that enables you to sharpen your strategies and transform your operations profitably.- Opportunities that the company can explore and exploit are sized up and its growth potential assessed in the profile. Competitive and/or technological threats are highlighted.Scout for potential investments and acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies’ strategic, financial and operational performance.- Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research.- Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company
Table of ContentsTable of Contents 2List of Tables 4List of Figures 5Section 1 - About the Company 6CSX Corporation - Key Facts 6CSX Corporation - Key Employees 7CSX Corporation - Key Employee Biographies 9CSX Corporation - Major Products and Services 10CSX Corporation - History 11CSX Corporation - Company Statement 14CSX Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries 17Head Office 17Other Locations & Subsidiaries 17Section 2 – Company Analysis 18CSX Corporation - Business Description 18CSX Corporation - Corporate Strategy 19CSX Corporation - SWOT Analysis 20SWOT Analysis - Overview 20CSX Corporation - Strengths 20Strength - Business Performance: Merchandise Business Segment 20Strength - Operational Network 20Strength - Freight Capacity 20CSX Corporation - Weaknesses 21Weakness - Lawsuits & Legal Proceedings 21Weakness - Debt Burden 21CSX Corporation - Opportunities 22Opportunity - Long-term Transportation Demand 22Opportunity - Outlook for Intermodal Services 22Opportunity - New Business Initiatives 22CSX Corporation - Threats 23Threat - Stringent Regulations 23Threat - Stiff Competition 23Threat - National Labor Relations Act 23CSX Corporation - Key Competitors 24Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 25Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 25Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 26Performance Chart 28Financial Performance 28Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 29Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 30CSX Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 31Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments 32Feb 16, 2015: CSX's Freight Train Carrying Crude Oil Derails At West Virginia In US 32Section 5 – Appendix 33Methodology 33Ratio Definitions 33About GlobalData 37Contact Us 37Disclaimer 37List of TablesCSX Corporation, Key Facts 6CSX Corporation, Key Employees 7CSX Corporation, Key Employee Biographies 9CSX Corporation, Major Products and Services 10CSX Corporation, History 11CSX Corporation, Subsidiaries 17CSX Corporation, Key Competitors 24CSX Corporation, Ratios based on current share price 25CSX Corporation, Annual Ratios 26CSX Corporation, Interim Ratios 29CSX Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 31Currency Codes 33Capital Market Ratios 33Equity Ratios 34Profitability Ratios 34Cost Ratios 35Liquidity Ratios 35Leverage Ratios 36Efficiency Ratios 36List of FiguresCSX Corporation, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 28CSX Corporation, Ratio Charts 30