Norfolk Southern: Q3 Earnings Snapshot

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) _ Norfolk Southern Corp. (NSC) on Wednesday reported third-quarter profit of $753 million.

The Norfolk, Virginia-based company said it had net income of $3.06 per share.

The results exceeded Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $2.89 per share.

The railroad posted revenue of $2.85 billion in the period, which also topped Street forecasts. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $2.74 billion.

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