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May 5, 2022, 5:10 p.m. EDT

Norfolk Southern Corp. stock outperforms market despite losses on the day

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Shares of Norfolk Southern Corp. (NYS:NSC) slid 2.49% to $256.87 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index (S&P:SPX) falling 3.56% to 4,146.87 and Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) falling 3.12% to 32,997.97. Norfolk Southern Corp. closed $42.33 short of its 52-week high ($299.20), which the company achieved on December 31st.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Union Pacific Corp. (NYS:UNP) fell 2.37% to $231.48, Canadian National Railway Co. (NYS:CNI) fell 3.60% to $118.35, and CSX Corp. (NAS:CSX) fell 2.39% to $34.65. Trading volume (1.2 M) remained 392,578 below its 50-day average volume of 1.6 M.

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