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Canadian National Railway (CNI) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$131.61
0.00 (0.00%)
(As of 02/26/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$130.67
$132.10
50-Day Range
$122.20
$131.61
52-Week Range
$103.96
$132.12
Volume
798,395 shs
Average Volume
1.04 million shs
Market Capitalization
$84.49 billion
P/E Ratio
20.76
Dividend Yield
1.76%
Price Target
$130.35

Canadian National Railway MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.16 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
1.0% Downside
$130.35 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
1.50% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-4.29
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.18mentions of Canadian National Railway in the last 14 days
Based on 8 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
13.11%
From $5.95 to $6.73 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

3.78 out of 5 stars

Transportation Sector

40th out of 113 stocks

Railroads, Line - Haul Operating Industry

5th out of 6 stocks


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About Canadian National Railway Stock (NYSE:CNI)

Canadian National Railway Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the rail, intermodal, trucking, and marine transportation and logistics business in Canada and the United States. The company provides rail services, which include equipment, custom brokerage services, transloading and distribution, business development and real estate, and private car storage services; and intermodal services, such as temperature controlled cargo, port partnerships, and logistics parks. It offers trucking services, such as door-to-door services, import and export dray, interline services, and specialized services, comprising flatbed trucks, on-deck mobile transport trays, expedited cargo, and permit/overweight services; and supply chain services. It serves automotive, coal, fertilizers, temperature controlled cargo, forest products, dimensional, grain, metal and minerals, petroleum and chemicals, consumer goods, and third party logistics applications. The company operates a rail network of approximately 20,000 route-miles of track and shipping spanning. Canadian National Railway Company was incorporated in 1919 and is headquartered in Montreal, Canada.

CNI Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 12/28 Dividend
12/06/2023
Dividend Payable
12/28/2023
Last Earnings
1/23/2024
Today
2/26/2024
Ex-Dividend for 3/28 Dividend
3/06/2024
Dividend Payable
3/28/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
4/22/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Railroads, line - haul operating
Sub-Industry
N/A
Employees
24,987
Year Founded
1919

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$130.35
High Stock Price Target
$170.00
Low Stock Price Target
$83.00
Potential Upside/Downside
-1.1%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.16
Research Coverage
19 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$4.17 billion
Pretax Margin
38.56%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$12.47 billion
Cash Flow
$7.62 per share
Book Value
$23.15 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
626,574,000
Market Cap
$84.58 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.88

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CNI Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Canadian National Railway stock right now?

19 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Canadian National Railway in the last twelve months. There are currently 16 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" CNI shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in CNI, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Canadian National Railway's stock price target for 2024?

19 Wall Street research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Canadian National Railway's stock. Their CNI share price targets range from $83.00 to $170.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $130.35 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.0%.
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How have CNI shares performed in 2024?

Canadian National Railway's stock was trading at $125.63 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, CNI stock has increased by 4.8% and is now trading at $131.61.
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Are investors shorting Canadian National Railway?

Canadian National Railway saw a increase in short interest during the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 9,320,000 shares, an increase of 70.7% from the January 15th total of 5,460,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,090,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 8.6 days. Currently, 1.5% of the company's stock are sold short.
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When is Canadian National Railway's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, April 22nd 2024.
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How were Canadian National Railway's earnings last quarter?

Canadian National Railway (NYSE:CNI) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, January, 23rd. The transportation company reported $1.48 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.46 by $0.02. The transportation company earned $3.28 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.25 billion. Canadian National Railway had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 23.56% and a net margin of 33.38%.

How often does Canadian National Railway pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Canadian National Railway?

Canadian National Railway declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, January 23rd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 7th will be given a dividend of $0.638 per share on Thursday, March 28th. This represents a $2.55 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.94%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, March 6th. This is an increase from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.58.
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Is Canadian National Railway a good dividend stock?

Canadian National Railway (NYSE:CNI) pays an annual dividend of $2.32 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.77%. The company does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 36.59%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, CNI will have a dividend payout ratio of 34.47% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Canadian National Railway issued on next quarter's earnings?

Canadian National Railway issued an update on its FY 2024 earnings guidance on Tuesday, January, 23rd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 5.880-5.880 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of 5.960. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What is Jean-Jacques Ruest's approval rating as Canadian National Railway's CEO?

125 employees have rated Canadian National Railway Chief Executive Officer Jean-Jacques Ruest on Glassdoor.com. Jean-Jacques Ruest has an approval rating of 46% among the company's employees. This puts Jean-Jacques Ruest in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Canadian National Railway own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Canadian National Railway investors own include Xtrackers California Municipal Bond ETF (CA), BlackRock (BLK), Canadian National Railway (CNR), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Micron Technology (MU), NVIDIA (NVDA), Walt Disney (DIS), AT&T (T), Pfizer (PFE) and Starbucks (SBUX).

Who are Canadian National Railway's major shareholders?

Canadian National Railway's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include TCI Fund Management Ltd. (6.24%), Vanguard Group Inc. (3.49%), FIL Ltd (2.99%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (2.59%), TD Asset Management Inc (1.81%) and Mackenzie Financial Corp (1.54%).
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How do I buy shares of Canadian National Railway?

Shares of CNI stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does Canadian National Railway have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Canadian National Railway: Grand Trunk Corporation, Grand Trunk Western Railroad Company, Illinois Central Corporation, Illinois Central Railroad Company, North American Railways Inc., TransX, and Wisconsin Central Ltd.
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This page (NYSE:CNI) was last updated on 2/27/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff