CSX Corp. Announces Third Quarter Financial Results
CSX Corp. announced third quarter 2022 operating income of $1.58 billion compared to $1.44 billion in the prior year period. Net earnings of $1.11 billion, or $0.52 per share, compared to $968 million, or $0.43 per share in the same period last year.
“I would like to thank Jim Foote and the entire CSX team for delivering another quarter of solid earnings growth,” said Joe Hinrichs, president and chief executive officer. “I am tremendously excited to work with all the railroaders who make this performance possible and to lead an organization that is fundamentally committed to operational excellence. CSX has great potential for profitable growth over the long-term, and my key objective is to help ensure that we realize this opportunity while building a robust organization that will help drive additional value for our customers, our employees, and our shareholders.”
Third Quarter Financial Highlights
- Revenue reached $3.90 billion for the quarter, increasing 18% year-over-year, driven by higher fuel surcharge, pricing gains, a 2% increase in volumes, and an increase in storage and other revenues.
- Operating income of $1.58 billion increased 10% compared to the prior year. Third quarter results include additional labor and fringe expense related to tentative union agreements, with $42 million specifically to adjust for wage, bonus, and other benefit costs in prior periods.
- Operating ratio increased to 59.5%, including the effect of the tentative union agreements.
- Diluted EPS of $0.52 increased 21% from $0.43 for the third quarter of 2021.
CSX executives will conduct a conference call with the investment community this afternoon, October 20, at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Investors, media and the public may listen to the conference call by dialing 1-888-510-2008. For callers outside the U.S., dial 1-646-960-0306. Participants should dial in 10 minutes prior to the call and enter in 3368220 as the passcode.
In conjunction with the call, a live webcast will be accessible and presentation materials will be posted on the company’s website at http://investors.csx.com. Following the earnings call, a webcast replay of the presentation will be archived on the company website.
This earnings announcement, as well as additional detailed financial information, is contained in the CSX Quarterly Financial Report available through the company’s website at http://investors.csx.com and on Form 8-K with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
About CSX and its Disclosures
CSX (NASDAQ: 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 240 short-line railroads and more than 70 ocean, river and lake ports with major population centers and farming towns alike.
This announcement, as well as additional financial information, is available on the company’s website at http://investors.csx.com. CSX also uses social media channels to communicate information about the company. Although social media channels are not intended to be the primary method of disclosure for material information, it is possible that certain information CSX posts on social media could be deemed to be material. Therefore, we encourage investors, the media, and others interested in the company to review the information we post on Twitter (http://twitter.com/CSX) and on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/OfficialCSX). The social media channels used by CSX may be updated from time to time. More information about CSX Corporation and its subsidiaries is available at www.csx.com.
Bryan Tucker – Corporate Communications – (855) 955-6397
Source: CSX Corporation