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CSX Corporation (CSX) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review


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Price $125.00
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Publisher GlobalData
Date of Report Apr 15, 2011
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CSX Corporation (CSX) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Summary

CSX Corporation (CSX) is one the leading transportation suppliers in the US. The company principally engages in providing rail, inter-modal and related business services through its directly and indirectly held subsidiaries such as CSX Intermodal, Inc., Total Distribution Services, Inc., Transflo Terminal Services Inc, CSX Technology, Inc., and CSX Transportation Inc. Its service offerings include traditional rail service and the transport of intermodal containers and trailers. The company serves its customers in the 23 states in the US, the District of Columbia and the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec through a 21,000 mile rail network. CSX serves 70 ocean, river and lake ports along the Mississippi River, the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts, the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence Seaway. CSX is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, the US.

CSX Corporation Key Recent Developments…

Jan 27, 2011: CSX And EDF Work To Improve Energy Efficiency
Sep 14, 2010: CSX And EDF Climate Corps Team Up To Reduce Emissions, Save Energy
Jun 02, 2010: CSX Obtains LEED Green Building Certification

This comprehensive SWOT profile of CSX Corporation provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.

Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company

Key benefits of buying this profile include:

You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.
- The profile analyzes the company’s business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.

Understand and respond to your competitors’ business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.
- The company’s core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.

Equip yourself with information that enables you to sharpen your strategies and transform your operations profitably.
- Opportunities that the company can explore and exploit are sized up and its growth potential assessed in the profile. Competitive and/or technological threats are highlighted.

Scout for potential investments and acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies’ strategic, financial and operational performance.
- Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.

Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research.
- Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.
Table of Contents

Table of Contents
Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 4
Section 1 - About the Company 5
CSX Corporation - Key Facts 5
CSX Corporation - Key Employees 6
CSX Corporation - Key Employee Biographies 7
CSX Corporation - Major Products and Services 8
CSX Corporation - History 9
CSX Corporation - Company Statement 11
CSX Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries 12
Head Office 12
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 12
Section 2 – Company Analysis 14
CSX Corporation - Business Description 14
CSX Corporation - Corporate Strategy 15
CSX Corporation - SWOT Analysis 16
SWOT Analysis - Overview 16
CSX Corporation - Strengths 16
Strength - Extensive Operational Network 16
Strength - Extensive Customer Base 16
Strength - Strong Profitability Indicators 16
CSX Corporation - Weaknesses 17
Weakness - Lawsuits & Legal Proceedings 17
Weakness - Substantial Debt Burden 17
CSX Corporation - Opportunities 17
Opportunity - New Business Initiatives 17
Opportunity - Long-term Transportation Demand 17
Opportunity - Outlook for Intermodal Services 17
CSX Corporation - Threats 18
Threat - Stringent Regulations 18
Threat - Intense Competition 18
Threat - National Labor Relations Act 18
CSX Corporation - Key Competitors 19
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 20
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 20
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 20
Performance Chart 22
Financial Performance 22
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 23
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 24
CSX Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 25
Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments 26
Jan 27, 2011: CSX And EDF Work To Improve Energy Efficiency 26
Sep 14, 2010: CSX And EDF Climate Corps Team Up To Reduce Emissions, Save Energy 26
Jun 02, 2010: CSX Obtains LEED Green Building Certification 26
Section 5 – Appendix 28
Methodology 28
Ratio Definitions 28
About GlobalData 32
Contact Us 32
Disclaimer 32




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