UPDATE 2-CSX profit tops street view; shares rise

* Railroad posts Q3 EPS of $1.08 vs Street view $1.04

* Says volumes were up across nearly all markets

* Shares rise 1.7 percent after results
(Adds share activity, detail on CSX network)

CHICAGO, Oct 12 (BestGrowthStock) – CSX Corp (CSX.N: ) reported a
stronger-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday, citing
rising freight volumes in nearly all its markets.

The railroad, one of the largest in the United States,
reported a third-quarter profit (Read more your timing to make a profit.) of $414 million, or $1.08 a
share, up from $290 million, or 73 cents a share, last year.

Revenue rose 16 percent to $2.7 billion.

Analysts, on average, expected Jacksonville, Florida-based
CSX to report a profit of $1.04 a share on sales of $2.7
billion, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.

Shares in CSX, which operates a 21,000-mile network across
23 U.S. states and two Canadian provinces, rose 1.7 percent in
post-market electronic trading.
(Reporting by James B. Kelleher. Editing by Robert MacMillan)

UPDATE 2-CSX profit tops street view; shares rise