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Canadian National Railway Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.38 (+0.36 %)
(As of 12/3/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $106.85
50-Day Range
MA: $106.97
52-Week Range
Now: $106.85
Volume967,509 shs
Average Volume934,453 shs
Market Capitalization$76.03 billion
P/E Ratio29.85
Dividend Yield1.64%
Canadian National Railway Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the rail and related transportation business. The company's portfolio of goods comprises petroleum and chemicals, fertilizers, coal, metals and minerals, forest products, grain, intermodal, and automotive products serving exporters, importers, retailers, farmers, and manufacturers. It operates a network of approximately 20,000 route miles of track in Canada and mid-America ranging from the Atlantic and Pacific oceans to the Gulf of Mexico. The company also provides trucking services, such as door-to-door, import and export dray, interline, and other specialized services; and supply chain services, which include transloading and distribution, customs brokerage, freight forwarding, marine shipping, and private car storage services, as well as operates logistics parks. It serves the cities and ports of Vancouver, Prince Rupert, Montreal, Halifax, New Orleans, and Mobile (Alabama), as well as the metropolitan areas of Toronto, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Calgary, Chicago, Memphis, Detroit, Duluth/Superior, and Jackson with connections to various points in North America. Canadian National Railway Company was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Montreal, Canada.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.2Community Rank: 2.0Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.88 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Railroads, line-haul operating



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$11.30 billion
Cash Flow$6.10 per share
Book Value$20.38 per share


Net Income$3.18 billion


Market Cap$76.03 billion
Next Earnings Date1/26/2021 (Estimated)
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Canadian National Railway (NYSE:CNI) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Canadian National Railway's stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Canadian National Railway's stock was trading at $77.36 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, CNI shares have increased by 38.1% and is now trading at $106.85.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Canadian National Railway?

19 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Canadian National Railway in the last year. There are currently 12 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Canadian National Railway?

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When is Canadian National Railway's next earnings date?

Canadian National Railway is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, January 26th 2021.
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How were Canadian National Railway's earnings last quarter?

Canadian National Railway (NYSE:CNI) released its earnings results on Tuesday, October, 20th. The transportation company reported $1.38 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.09 by $0.29. The transportation company had revenue of $3.41 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.49 billion. Canadian National Railway had a return on equity of 19.55% and a net margin of 24.90%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 11.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $1.66 EPS.
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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, October 20th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, December 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.432 per share on Wednesday, December 30th. This represents a $1.73 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.62%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, December 8th. This is a positive change from Canadian National Railway's previous quarterly dividend of $0.43.
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What price target have analysts set for CNI?

19 brokerages have issued 1-year target prices for Canadian National Railway's stock. Their forecasts range from $79.00 to $165.00. On average, they expect Canadian National Railway's share price to reach $114.82 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 7.5% from the stock's current price.
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Who are some of Canadian National Railway's key competitors?

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 CA (CA), BlackRock (BLK), Canadian National Railway Company (CNR.TO) (CNR), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Micron Technology (MU), NVIDIA (NVDA), The Walt Disney (DIS), AT&T (T), Pfizer (PFE) and Starbucks (SBUX).

Who are Canadian National Railway's key executives?

Canadian National Railway's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Jean-Jacques Ruest, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 65)
  • Mr. Ghislain Houle, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 56)
  • Mr. Robert E. Reilly, Exec. VP & COO (Age 55)
  • Mr. Sean Finn, Exec. VP of Corp. Services, Chief Legal Officer & Corp. Sec. (Age 61)
  • Ms. Dorothea Klein, Sr. VP & Chief HR Officer
  • Mr. Salvatore Forgione, VP of Accounting & Corp. Comptroller
  • Mr. Dominique Malenfant, Exec. VP and Chief Information & Technology Officer (Age 58)
  • Mr. Paul Butcher, Vice-Pres of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Fiona Murray, Vice-Pres of Public & Gov. Affairs
  • Mr. Keith Donald Reardon, Sr. Vice-Pres of Consumer Product Supply Chain Growth

What is Canadian National Railway's stock symbol?

Canadian National Railway trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CNI."

Who are Canadian National Railway's major shareholders?

Canadian National Railway's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (4.78%), TCI Fund Management Ltd. (2.92%), TD Asset Management Inc. (1.89%), Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec (1.71%), Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd (1.58%) and The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (1.35%).
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Which institutional investors are selling Canadian National Railway stock?

CNI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including TD Asset Management Inc., Point72 Asset Management L.P., Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Cidel Asset Management Inc., Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, and Cardinal Capital Management Inc..
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Which institutional investors are buying Canadian National Railway stock?

CNI stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including CIBC Asset Management Inc, Toronto Dominion Bank, Reaves W H & Co. Inc., Bradley Foster & Sargent Inc. CT, WCM Investment Management LLC, Alberta Investment Management Corp, Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd, and Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank.
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How do I buy shares of Canadian National Railway?

Shares of CNI can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Canadian National Railway's stock price today?

One share of CNI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $106.85.

How big of a company is Canadian National Railway?

Canadian National Railway has a market capitalization of $76.03 billion and generates $11.30 billion in revenue each year. The transportation company earns $3.18 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.39 on an earnings per share basis. Canadian National Railway employs 25,975 workers across the globe.

What is Canadian National Railway's official website?

The official website for Canadian National Railway is www.cn.ca.

How can I contact Canadian National Railway?

Canadian National Railway's mailing address is 935 DE LA GAUCHETIERE ST W, MONTREAL A8, H3B 2M9. The transportation company can be reached via phone at 514-399-7091.

This page was last updated on 12/4/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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