Overall market sentiment has been down on Norfolk Southern Corp. (NSC) stock lately. NSC receives a Bearish rating from InvestorsObserver Stock Sentiment Indicator.
Norfolk Southern Corp. has a Bearish sentiment reading. Find out what this means for you and get the rest of the rankings on NSC!
What is Stock Sentiment?
Sentiment is a very short-term indicator that is entirely technical. There is no information about the health of profitability of the underlying company in our sentiment score.
As a technical indicator, news about the stock, or company, such as an earnings release or other event, could move the stock counter to the recent trend.
Sentiment is how investors, or the market, feels about a stock. There are lots of ways to measure sentiment. At the core, sentiment is pretty easy to understand. If a stock is going up, investors must be bullish, while if it is going down, sentiment is bearish.
InvestorsObserver’s Sentiment Indicator looks at price trends over the past week and also considers changes in volume. Increasing volume can mean a trend is getting stronger, while decreasing volume can mean a trend is nearing a conclusion.
For stocks that have options, our system also considers the balance between calls, which are often bets that the price will go up, and puts, which are frequently bets that the price will fall.
What's Happening With NSC Stock Today?
Norfolk Southern Corp. (NSC) stock is trading at $230.37 as of 12:35 PM on Thursday, May 19, a drop of -$7.20, or -3.03% from the previous closing price of $237.57. The stock has traded between $225.17 and $232.41 so far today. Volume today is below average. So far 686,720 shares have traded compared to average volume of 1,420,032 shares.
More About Norfolk Southern Corp.
Class-I railroad Norfolk Southern operates in the Eastern United States. On roughly 21,000 miles of track, the firm hauls shipments of coal, intermodal traffic, and a diverse mix of automobile, agriculture, metal, chemical, and forest products.
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