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259. CSX
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Rank: 259 (Previous rank: 240)
CEO: Michael J. Ward
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Key financials $ millions % change
from 2008
Revenues 9,041.0 -19.7
Profits 1,152.0 -15.6
Assets 27,036.0
Stockholders' equity 8,846.0
Market value (3/26/2010) 19,887.9
Profits as % of  
Revenues 12.7
Assets 4.3
Stockholders' equity 13.0
Earnings per share  
2009 $ 2.91
% change from 2008 -12.9
1999-2009 annual growth rate % 89.0
Total return to investors %
2009 53.1
1999-2009 annual rate 14.1
Industry: Railroads
Rank Company 500
($ millions)
1 Union Pacific 164 14,143.0
2 Burlington Northern Santa Fe 167 14,016.0
3 CSX 259 9,041.0
4 Norfolk Southern 287 7,969.0
Issue date: May 3, 2010.
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