Railroad Stocks Offer Steady And Long-Term Growth

The railroad sector is one of the best sectors in the US equity market to invest in for steady and long-term growth. Railroad stocks tend to perform much better than other freight transportation stocks like those in the trucking industry for example. Trucking industry is highly fragmented and go through periods of booms and busts. …

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U.S. vs. Rest of the World in Rail Transportation Development: Infographic

The below infographic shows the development of rail transportation in the US and the rest of the world. From the inception of railroads in the 1800s to modern-day high speed rails, some of the key milestones are noted. Click to enlarge Source: Unknown (will credit once it is identified) Related: The Complete List of Railroad …

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CSX Corporation: Upcoming 3-for-1 Stock Split

CSX Corporation, of the major US railroads has announced a stocks split in the ratio of 3:1. This move follows Canadian Railroad Canadian Pacific’s (CP) stock split last month.  When the news release came out on Friday, CSX closed at $99.62 and the 52-week high was $104.87. Below is an excerpt from the announcement: JACKSONVILLE, Fla., …

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Railroad Stocks Offer Excellent Long-Term Investment Opportunities

One of the best sectors to invest for the long-term is the North American railroad sector. Railroad stocks offer many unique advantages over stocks from other sectors. For instance, the industry is dominated by a handful of companies effectively making it an oligopoly. Moreover for many shippers or locations, railroad companies are a monopoly. I …

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