Csx Financial Evaluation Evaluating Financial Research Paper

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PP. 1). The railroad story is one of low cost, fuel efficient, and environmentally friendly shipping. CSX is well positioned to benefit from the growing surge of railroad traffic and intermodal capacity. The company's financial position is excellent, and shareholders will receive continued payoffs in dividend growth and stock appreciation. Over the coming decade the expectation will be that CSX expands into the western U.S. with mergers or acquisitions of smaller regional railroads. In so doing the company will continue its delivery of shareholder value by capitalizing on the tremendous growth in coal exports, domestic consumer demand, and intermodal connectivity.

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Appendix

Table of Contents

CSX CORPORATION

PART II

Item 8. Financial Statements and Supplementary Data

CONSOLIDATED INCOME STATEMENTS

(Dollars in Millions, Except Per Share Amounts)

Fiscal Years

2011

2010

2009

Revenue

11,743

10,636

9,041

Expense

Labor and Fringe

3,073

2,957

2,629

Materials, Supplies and Other

2,229

2,075

1,999

Fuel

1,668

1,212

Depreciation

Equipment and Other Rents

Total Expense

8,325

7,565

6,771

Operating Income

3,418

3,071

2,270

Interest Expense

(552)

(557)

(558)

Other Income - Net (Note 10)

22

32

34

Earnings From Continuing Operations

Before Income Taxes

2,888

2,546

1,746

Income Tax Expense (Note 12)

(1,066)

(983)

(618)

Earnings From Continuing Operations

1,822

1,563

1,128

Discontinued Operations (Note 14)

15

Net Earnings

1,822

1,563

1,143

Per Common Share (Note 2)

Net Earnings Per Share, Basic

Continuing Operations

1.68

1.37

0.96

Discontinued Operations

0.01

Net Earnings

...

Financial Statements and Supplementary Data

CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS

(Dollars in Millions)

December December

2011

2010

ASSETS

Current Assets:

Cash and Cash Equivalents (Note 1)

1,292

Short-term Investments

54

Accounts Receivable - Net (Note 1)

1,129

Materials and Supplies

Deferred Income Taxes

Other Current Assets

78

Total Current Assets

2,935

2,855

Properties

33,704

32,065

Accumulated Depreciation

(8,730)

(8,266)

Properties - Net (Note 6)

24,974

23,799

Investment in Conrail (Note 13)

Affiliates and Other Companies

Other Long-term Assets (Note 11)

Total Assets

29,473

28,141

LIABILITIES and SHAREHOLDERS' EQUITY

Current Liabilities:

Accounts Payable

1,147

1,046

Labor and Fringe Benefits Payable

Casualty, Environmental and Other Reserves (Note 5)

Current Maturities of Long-term Debt (Note 9)

Income and Other Taxes Payable

85

Other Current Liabilities

97

Total Current Liabilities

2,687

2,537

Casualty, Environmental and Other Reserves (Note 5)

Long-term Debt (Note 9)

8,734

8,051

Deferred Income Taxes (Note 12)

7,601

7,053

Other Long-term Liabilities (Note 11)

1,525

1,298

Total Liabilities

21,005

19,441

Shareholders" Equity:

Common Stock, $1 Par Value (Note 3)

1,049

Other Capital

6

Retained Earnings (Note 1)

8,275

9,087

Accumulated Other Comprehensive Loss (Note 1)

(875)

(771)

Noncontrolling Minority Interest

13

14

Total Shareholders' Equity

8,468

8,700

Total Liabilities and Shareholders' Equity

29,473

28,141

See accompanying Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements

Table of Contents

CSX CORPORATION

PART II

Item 8. Financial Statements and Supplementary Data

CONSOLIDATED CASH FLOW STATEMENTS

(Dollars in Millions)

Fiscal Years

2011

2010

2009

OPERATING ACTIVITIES

Net Earnings

1,822

1,563

1,143

Adjustments to Reconcile Net Earnings to Net Cash

Provided by Operating Activities:

Depreciation

Deferred Income Taxes

Contributions to Qualified Pension Plans (Note 8)

(250)

Other Operating Activities

(35)

52

(182)

Changes in Operating Assets and Liabilities:

Accounts Receivable

(73)

17

91

Other Current Assets

(23)

(22)

28

Accounts Payable

84

79

(4)

Income and Other Taxes Payable

96

28

(9)

Other Current Liabilities

35

(111)

Net Cash Provided by Operating Activities

3,491

3,261

2,039

INVESTING ACTIVITIES

Property Additions

(2,297)

(1,840)

(1,426)

Purchase of Short-term Investments

(492)

Proceeds from Property Dispositions

45

Other Investing Activities

(38)

(39)

9

Net Cash Used in Investing Activities

(2,587)

(1,771)

(1,372)

FINANCING ACTIVITIES

Long-term Debt Issued (Note 9)

1,200

Long-term Debt Repaid (Note 9)…

Sources Used in Documents:

8,468

(a) Accumulated Other Comprehensive Loss primarily includes changes in pension and other postretirement benefit adjustments. These year-end balances shown above are net of tax. The associated taxes were $426 million, $413 million and $466 million for 2009, 2010 and 2011, respectively.

See accompanying Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements


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