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DOW   35,258.61
QQQ   372.65
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QQQ   372.65

Canadian National Railway Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.84 (+0.68 %)
(As of 10/18/2021 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume1.10 million shs
Average Volume1.72 million shs
Market Capitalization$87.58 billion
P/E Ratio28.01
Dividend Yield1.58%
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About Canadian National Railway

Canadian National Railway Co. engages in rail and related transportation business. The firm's services include rail, intermodal, trucking, supply chain services, business development and maps and network. It offers their services in automotive, coal, fertilizer, food and beverages, forest products, dimensional loads, grain, metals and minerals and petroleum and chemicals industries. The company was founded on June 6, 1919 and is headquartered in Montreal, Canada.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Railroads, line-haul operating
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$10.32 billion
Cash Flow
$5.86 per share
Book Value
$20.61 per share


Net Income
$2.66 billion




Market Cap
$87.58 billion
Next Earnings Date
10/19/2021 (Confirmed)

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Overall MarketRank

2.46 out of 5 stars

Transportation Sector

36th out of 172 stocks

Railroads, Line-Haul Operating Industry

4th out of 8 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.2Community Rank: 3.9Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Canadian National Railway (NYSE:CNI) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Canadian National Railway a buy right now?

23 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Canadian National Railway in the last twelve months. There are currently 13 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" Canadian National Railway stock. 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 stocks does MarketBeat like better than Canadian National Railway?

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Are investors shorting Canadian National Railway?

Canadian National Railway saw a decrease in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totaling 4,890,000 shares, a decrease of 32.0% from the September 15th total of 7,190,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,240,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.2 days. Approximately 0.8% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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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, October 19th 2021.
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How can I listen to Canadian National Railway's earnings call?

Canadian National Railway will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, October 19th at 4:30 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Canadian National Railway's earnings last quarter?

Canadian National Railway (NYSE:CNI) released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, July, 19th. The transportation company reported $1.49 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.48 by $0.01. The transportation company had revenue of $3.60 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.63 billion. Canadian National Railway had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 20.00% and a net margin of 28.27%. Canadian National Railway's revenue was up 12.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $1.28 earnings per share.
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How has Canadian National Railway's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Canadian National Railway's stock was trading at $77.36 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, CNI shares have increased by 59.7% and is now trading at $123.53.
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How often does Canadian National Railway pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Canadian National Railway?

Canadian National Railway announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 22nd. Investors of record on Wednesday, September 8th will be given a dividend of $0.4827 per share on Wednesday, September 29th. This represents a $1.93 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.56%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, September 7th.
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Is Canadian National Railway a good dividend stock?

Canadian National Railway pays an annual dividend of $1.94 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.58%. The dividend payout ratio of Canadian National Railway is 48.99%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Canadian National Railway will have a dividend payout ratio of 36.74% next year. This indicates that Canadian National Railway will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for CNI?

23 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Canadian National Railway's stock. Their forecasts range from $112.00 to $175.00. On average, they expect Canadian National Railway's stock price to reach $142.65 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 15.5% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Canadian National Railway's key executives?

Canadian National Railway's management team includes the following people:
  • Jean-Jacques Ruest, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Rob Reilly, Chief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Ghislain Houle, Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Nayan Bharadwa, Vice President-Automated Rail & Technology
  • Dominique Malenfant, EVP, Chief Information & Technology Officer

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

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

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 (CNR), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Micron Technology (MU), NVIDIA (NVDA), The Walt Disney (DIS), AT&T (T), Pfizer (PFE) and Starbucks (SBUX).

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 number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Manning & Napier Group LLC (0.18%), Maj Invest Holding A S (0.17%), Cardinal Capital Management Inc. (0.08%), Addenda Capital Inc. (0.07%), QV Investors Inc. (0.04%) and Raub Brock Capital Management LP (0.03%).
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Which major investors are selling Canadian National Railway stock?

CNI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Maj Invest Holding A S, Addenda Capital Inc., Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., QV Investors Inc., Equitec Proprietary Markets LLC, AdvisorNet Financial Inc, New England Research & Management Inc., and Cardinal Capital Management Inc..
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Which major investors are buying Canadian National Railway stock?

CNI stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Columbus Point LLP, Private Advisor Group LLC, MEAG MUNICH ERGO Kapitalanlagegesellschaft mbH, Insight Folios Inc, Atwater Malick LLC, Lincoln Capital LLC, Fulton Bank N.A., and Kwmg LLC.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Canadian National Railway's stock price today?

One share of CNI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $123.53.

How much money does Canadian National Railway make?

Canadian National Railway has a market capitalization of $87.58 billion and generates $10.32 billion in revenue each year. The transportation company earns $2.66 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.96 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Canadian National Railway have?

Canadian National Railway employs 24,381 workers across the globe.

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., and Wisconsin Central Ltd.

When was Canadian National Railway founded?

Canadian National Railway was founded in 1919.

What is Canadian National Railway's official website?

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

Where are Canadian National Railway's headquarters?

Canadian National Railway is headquartered at 935 DE LA GAUCHETIERE ST W, MONTREAL A8, H3B 2M9.

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 (888) 888-5909.

This page was last updated on 10/19/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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