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81. Kansas City Southern
Kansas City Southern
Rank: 81 (Previous rank: 20)
CEO: Michael R. Haverty
Address: 427 West 12th Street
Kansas City, MO 64105
Increased trade with Mexico kept the railroad company steaming ahead.
  $ millions
(past 4 qtrs.)
% growth
(3 yr. annual rate)
Growth rank
Revenues 1,841.2 26 92
Net income** 194.5
Total return 30 52
Earnings per share 47 60
Share price  
As of 9/3/08 $48.94
Beat the S&P 500* Yes
P/E (current fiscal year est.) 22
Industry: Transportation
Rank Company Revenues
($ millions)
1 Gulfmark Offshore 122.9
2 Hornbeck Offshore Services 103.2
3 Kansas City Southern 194.5
From the Sept. 29th, 2008 issue
* The S&P 500 returned 4.41% annually over the same period.
** Through the quarter ended June 30, 2008.
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