Analyzing Cash and Debt Levels of These Big Transportation Stocks

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information on the cash and debt levels of some of the largest companies, as measured by market capitalization, in the Transportation sector.

  • Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP): This company has $1,086,000,000 in cash against $8,938,000,000 in debt. The shares recently traded at $97.59 and its market capitalization is $47,632,570,000. About the company: Union Pacific Corporation is a rail transportation company. The Company’s railroad hauls a variety of goods, including agricultural, automotive, and chemical products. Union Pacific offersslong-haul routes from all major West Coast and Gulf Coast ports to eastern gateways as well as connects with Canada’s rail systems and serves the major gateways to Mexico.
  • Canadian National Railway (NYSE:USA) (NYSE:CNI): This company has $510,391,385 in cash against $6,210,109,280 in debt. The shares recently traded at $72.59 and its market capitalization is $32,848,488,469. About the company: Canadian National Railway Company operates a network of track in Canada and the United States. The Company transports forest products, grain and grain products, coal, sulfur, and fertilizers, intermodal, and automotive products. Canadian National operates a fleet of locomotives and railcars.
  • FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX): This company has $2,328,000,000 in cash against $1,685,000,000 in debt. The shares recently traded at $84.44 and its market capitalization is $26,769,770,000. About the company: FedEx Corp. delivers packages and freight to multiple countries and territories throught an integrated global network. The Company provides worldwide express delivery, ground small-parcel delivery, less-than-truckload freight delivery, supply chain management services, customs brokerage services, and trade facilitation and electronic commerce solutions.
  • CSX Corporation (NYSE:CSX): This company has $1,346,000,000 in cash against $8,691,000,000 in debt. The shares recently traded at $23.47 and its market capitalization is $25,706,260,000. About the company: CSX Corporation is an international freight transportation company. The Company provides rail, intermodal, domestic container-shipping, barging, and contract logistics services around the world. CSX’s rail transportation services are provided principally throughout the eastern United States.
  • Norfolk Southern Corp. (NYSE:NSC): This company has $1,110,000,000 in cash against $6,986,000,000 in debt. The shares recently traded at $72.96 and its market capitalization is $25,373,560,000. About the company: Norfolk Southern Corporation provides rail transportation services. The Company transports raw materials, intermediate products, and finished goods primarily in the Southeast, East, and Midwest and, via interchange with rail carriers, to and from the rest of the United States. Norfolk Southern also transports overseas freight through several Atlantic and Gulf Coast ports.
  • Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE:USA) (NYSE:CP): This company has $375,743,373 in cash against $4,373,878,241 in debt. The shares recently traded at $61.55 and its market capitalization is $10,416,988,916. About the company: Canadian Pacific Railway Limited is a Class 1 transcontinental railway, providing freight and intermodal services over a network in Canada and the United States. The Company’s mainline network serves major Canadian ports and cities from Montreal to Vancouver, and key centers in the United States Midwest and Northeast.
  • Expeditors International of Washington (NASDAQ:EXPD): This company has $1,084,989,000 in cash against $7,211,000 in debt. The shares recently traded at $45.00 and its market capitalization is $9,556,660,000. About the company: Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. is a global logistics company. The Company provides air and ocean freight forwarding, vendor consolidation, customs clearance, marine insurance, distribution, and other international logistics services.
  • Lan Airlines S.A. (ADR) (NYSE:LFL): This company has $876,503,000 in cash against $2,975,014,000 in debt. The shares recently traded at $26.85 and its market capitalization is $9,184,010,000. About the company: Lan Airlines S.A. provides domestic and international passenger and cargo air services. The Company operates in Chile, the United States, the South Pacific, Europe, and Latin America.
  • Deutsche Lufthansa AG (ADR) (OTC:DLAKY): This company has $7,573,373,140 in cash against $9,597,009,465 in debt. The shares recently traded at $18.94 and its market capitalization is $8,801,476,074. About the company: Deutsche Lufthansa Aktiengesellschaft, an aviation company, provides passenger transport, airfreight, and airline services worldwide.
  • China Eastern Airlines Corp. Ltd. (ADR) (NYSE:CEA): This company has $478,119,795 in cash against $9,226,762,204 in debt. The shares recently traded at $23.46 and its market capitalization is $8,047,974,964. About the company: China Eastern Airlines Corporation Limited provides passenger and cargo airline services.
  • Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV): This company has $3,538,000,000 in cash against $3,333,000,000 in debt. The shares recently traded at $9.39 and its market capitalization is $7,436,492,000. About the company: Southwest Airlines Co. is a domestic airline that provides primarily short-haul, high-frequency, point-to-point service. The Company offers flights throughout the United States.
  • Ryanair Holdings plc (ADR) (NASDAQ:RYAAY): This company has $4,115,012,174 in cash against $5,071,305,482 in debt. The shares recently traded at $25.89 and its market capitalization is $6,557,386,360. About the company: Ryanair Holdings PLC provides low fare passenger airline services to destinations in Europe.
  • Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU): This company has $85,400,000 in cash against $1,924,500,000 in debt. The shares recently traded at $56.72 and its market capitalization is $6,228,816,000. About the company: Kansas City Southern, through its subsidiary, is the holding company for transportation segment subsidiaries and affiliates. The Company operates a railroad system that provides shippers with rail freight services in commercial and industrial markets of the United States and Mexico.
  • J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT): This company has $7,651,000 in cash against $664,292,000 in debt. The shares recently traded at $43.48 and its market capitalization is $5,226,409,000. About the company: J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. and its subsidiaries provide transportation and logistics services in the United States, Canada, and Mexico.  The Company transports a variety of products including automotive parts, department store merchandise, paper and wood products, food and beverages, plastics, chemicals, and manufacturing materials and supplies.
  • Air France – KLM (ADR) (OTC:AFLYY): This company has $6,344,989,029 in cash against $15,099,878,858 in debt. The shares recently traded at $11.01 and its market capitalization is $3,351,657,983. About the company: Air France-KLM, together with its subsidiaries, provides air transportation services.  It provides passenger and cargo transportation services; and aircraft maintenance services, as well as passenger and crew catering, supplying and loading aircraft, and cabin cleaning services.

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from screener.co.  All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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