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UPDATE: Sterne Agee Lowers PT to $81 on Norfolk Southern on Coal Fundamentals

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Sterne Agee reiterated its Buy rating on Norfolk Southern (NYSE: NSC) but reduced its price target from $84 to $81.

Sterne Agee commented, "NSC's take is that coal will not recover in the near-term, and this railroad is largely levered to domestic steam and export met coals. Coal trends worsened in September - particularly in export markets. Potential good news is recent signs that international met coal demand could be reviving - however, we are taking a 'show me' attitude with our EPS view. Intermodal and Auto strength will drive modest EPS improvement until then."

Norfolk Southern closed at $66.01 on Tuesday.

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