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CSX Announces Third Quarter 2021 Financial Results

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CSX Corp. (“CSX”) announced third quarter 2021 net earnings of $968 million, or $0.43 per share, compared to $736 million, or $0.32 per share in the same period last year. Third quarter 2021 operating ratio was 56.4% compared to 56.9% in the prior year period.

“I want to thank all of CSX’s railroaders for their continued dedication to our customers amidst the combination of ongoing supply chain disruptions and challenges presented by the COVID-19 Delta variant this quarter,” said James M. Foote, president and chief executive officer. “We are committed to helping our customers overcome current supply chain constraints and will continue to take action in order to keep our network fluid and design new solutions that enable the delivery of critical goods to millions of Americans.”

Revenue for the third quarter increased 24 percent from the prior year to $3.29 billion, driven by growth across all business lines, increases in other revenue and the inclusion of Quality Carriers’ results. Operating income improved 26 percent to $1.44 billion for the quarter.

For the full third quarter results, click here.

About CSX

CSX, based in Jacksonville, Florida, is a premier transportation company. It provides rail, intermodal and rail-to-truck transload services and solutions to customers across a broad array of markets, including energy, industrial, construction, agricultural, and consumer products. For nearly 200 years, CSX has played a critical role in the nation’s economic expansion and industrial development. Its network connects every major metropolitan area in the eastern United States, where nearly two-thirds of the nation’s population resides. It also links more than 230 short-line railroads and more than 70 ocean, river and lake ports with major population centers and farming towns alike.


Bryan Tucker – Corporate Communications – (855) 955-6397

Source: CSX Corporation