CSX Corporation

Industry: Railroads

Fortune Rank: 259

CSX Corporation is a global freight transportation company with principal business units providing rail, container-shipping, intermodal and international terminal services. For the 26 weeks ended 7/1/05, revenues increased 9% to $4.27B. Net income from continuing operations totaled $319M, up from $145M. Results reflect volume increases due to favorable economic conditions combined with price increases.

CSX Corporation (CSX) operates rail networks in the United States, and also arranges for and provides integrated rail and truck (intermodal) transportation services across the United States and key markets in Canada and Mexico. Its marine operations (which were sold in February 2005) included an international terminal services company, which operated and developed container terminals, distribution facilities and related terminal activities. CSX also owns and operates the Greenbrier, a AAA Five-Diamond resort located in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. On February 22, 2005, CSX sold its International Terminals business.

CSX Corporation

CSX Corporation is a Fortune 500 company. In 2010 CSX Corporation was ranked number 259 on the Fortune 500 list, making it the 259th largest company in the United States when judged by revenue.

CSX Corporation achieved revenue of $9,041.00 million in 2010 and earned a profit of $1,152.00 million.

CSX Corporation's rank changes

The company's ranking in 2010 was a decline from 2009 when it was ranked 240th on the Fortune 500. The Previous ranking was based on its 2009 revenue of $11,255 million (a change of -2 million compared to 2010) and profits of $1,365 million (a change of 0 million compared to 2010).

Another point of view

To many investors, profits are more important than the revenue a company earns. If the Fortune 500 was ranked by profits instead of revenue then CSX Corporation would be ranked 112th rather than 259th due to its profits of $1,152 in 2010.

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