Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2019 Financial Results (16/01/2020)
CSX Corporation today announced fourth quarter 2019 net earnings of $771 million, or $0.99 per share, versus $843 million, or $1.01 per share in the same period last year. CSX’s operating ratio set a company fourth quarter record of 60.0 percent, compared with 60.3 percent in the prior year.
For the full year 2019, CSX generated net earnings of $3.33 billion, or $4.17 per share, versus $3.31 billion, or $3.84 per share in 2018, an increase of 1% and 9%, respectively. CSX’s full year 2019 operating ratio of 58.4 percent represents a new U.S. Class I railroad record, improving upon last year’s record result of 60.3 percent.