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Seymour's Pitch: Short CSX

Wednesday, 14 Apr 2010 | 5:56 PM ET

As they say on TV, it’s the cold-calling segment that's sweeping the nation; one trader, one stock, and 30 seconds to make the case.

Tim Seymour is making a pitch for a short position in CSX .

Do you agree or did Seymour miss the train?

Here are Seymour’s main points:

Earnings Over - What's Next?

Rich P/E at 18

Transports Way Overbought

I think it's a great company but this is a short-term valuation call, he explains. Average P/E over the past 5 years is about 14 and it's now at 16. CSX isn't a complicated company and it looks like it's ahead of itself. However I'm a buyer around $50.50 - about 10% lower.

What do you think? We want to know!

The Pitch
One Fast trader makes the case for one stock play.




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