In a way they (Burlington Northern) are a victim of their own success. They had a strong quarter and are doing well, but for some eight quarters, the market is used to them coming in significantly above expectations.
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There may be investors out there who looked at these results and decided to take their money off the table and take another look at the railroads.
Planning and looking beyond the next few days is absolutely the right thing for the railroads to do.