CSX Corporation (CSX) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Aug, 2017 |    No of Pages: 37 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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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.


CSX Corporation (CSX) is a provider of rail based transportation services. It provides rail freight transportation services, which include traditional rail services, transport of intermodal containers and trailers, and rail-to-truck transload services. The company transports a broad portfolio of products, which includes coal and new energy sources, such as biodiesel and ethanol, to automobiles, military equipment and chemicals. It offers services to various markets including energy, industrial, construction, agricultural, and consumer products. CSX operates through CSX Transportation, Inc., which helps the company in transportation in the US, the District of Columbia and the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec. CSX is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, the US.

CSX Corporation Key Recent Developments

Jul 30,2017: CSX Sees Surge In Shipments Of Gas Byproducts In West Virginia
Jul 20,2017: Jacksonville-based CSX considers 700 more layoffs
Jul 18,2017: CSX Q2 net earnings increase
Jun 20,2017: CSX confirms 70 layoffs at Huntington facility
Apr 19,2017: CSX Q1 net earnings up

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Table of Contents
Table of Contents 3
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 4
Section 1 - About the Company 5
CSX Corporation - Key Facts 5
CSX Corporation - Key Employees 6
CSX Corporation - Key Employee Biographies 8
CSX Corporation - Major Products and Services 9
CSX Corporation - History 10
CSX Corporation - Company Statement 11
CSX Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries 13
Head Office 13
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 13
Section 2 - Company Analysis 14
CSX Corporation - Business Description 14
CSX Corporation - Corporate Strategy 15
CSX Corporation - SWOT Analysis 16
SWOT Analysis - Overview 16
CSX Corporation - Strengths 16
CSX Corporation - Weaknesses 17
CSX Corporation - Opportunities 18
CSX Corporation - Threats 19
CSX Corporation - Key Competitors 20
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 21
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 21
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 22
Performance Chart 25
Financial Performance 25
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 26
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 27
Section 4 - Company's Recent Developments 28
Jul 18, 2017: CSX Q2 net earnings increase 28
Apr 19, 2017: CSX Q1 net earnings up 29
Mar 06, 2017: CSX announces appointment of new CEO 30
Feb 21, 2017: CSX announces management changes 31
Jan 18, 2017: CSX announces Q4 and full-year 2016 earnings 32
Section 5 - Appendix 33
Methodology 33
Ratio Definitions 33
About GlobalData 37
Contact Us 37
Disclaimer 37

List of Tables
CSX Corporation, Key Facts 5
CSX Corporation, Key Employees 6
CSX Corporation, Key Employee Biographies 8
CSX Corporation, Major Products and Services 9
CSX Corporation, History 10
CSX Corporation, Subsidiaries 13
CSX Corporation, Key Competitors 20
CSX Corporation, Ratios based on current share price 21
CSX Corporation, Annual Ratios 22
CSX Corporation, Annual Ratios (Cont...1) 23
CSX Corporation, Annual Ratios (Cont...2) 24
CSX Corporation, Interim Ratios 26
Currency Codes 33
Capital Market Ratios 33
Equity Ratios 34
Profitability Ratios 34
Cost Ratios 35
Liquidity Ratios 35
Leverage Ratios 36
Efficiency Ratios 36

List of Figures
CSX Corporation, Performance Chart (2012 - 2016) 25
CSX Corporation, Ratio Charts 27

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