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NYSE:CNI

Canadian National Railway - CNI Stock Forecast, Price & News

$126.72
-0.70 (-0.55%)
(As of 08/19/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$126.23
$127.48
50-Day Range
$107.76
$128.76
52-Week Range
$105.34
$137.19
Volume
773,889 shs
Average Volume
1.32 million shs
Market Capitalization
$86.74 billion
P/E Ratio
22.04
Dividend Yield
1.82%
Price Target
$142.24

Canadian National Railway MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.39 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
12.2% Upside
$142.24 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.78% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-3.94
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.30mentions of Canadian National Railway in the last 14 days
Based on 2 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
10.50%
From $5.62 to $6.21 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.77 out of 5 stars

Transportation Sector

20th out of 124 stocks

Railroads, Line - Haul Operating Industry

1st out of 5 stocks

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About Canadian National Railway (NYSE:CNI) Stock

Canadian National Railway Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the rail and related transportation business. The company's portfolio of goods includes petroleum and chemicals, grain and fertilizers, coal, metals and minerals, forest products, intermodal, and automotive products serving exporters, importers, retailers, farmers, and manufacturers. It operates a network of 19,500 route miles of track spanning Canada and the United States. The company also provides vessels and docks, transloading and distribution, automotive logistics, and freight forwarding and transportation management services. Canadian National Railway Company was incorporated in 1919 and is headquartered in Montreal, Canada.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

Several research firms have recently commented on CNI. Susquehanna reduced their price target on Canadian National Railway from $137.00 to $127.00 in a report on Wednesday, July 6th. Citigroup reduced their price objective on shares of Canadian National Railway from $140.00 to $132.00 and set a "buy" rating on the stock in a report on Thursday, May 19th. Barclays reduced their price objective on shares of Canadian National Railway from $120.00 to $115.00 and set an "equal weight" rating on the stock in a report on Tuesday, July 12th. BMO Capital Markets upgraded shares of Canadian National Railway from a "market perform" rating to an "outperform" rating and set a $170.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Wednesday, May 18th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group started coverage on shares of Canadian National Railway in a report on Monday, June 27th. They issued a "neutral" rating and a $122.00 price objective on the stock. Fourteen investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the stock. Based on data from MarketBeat, the company has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $142.24.

Canadian National Railway Price Performance

Shares of NYSE:CNI opened at $127.42 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 0.71, a quick ratio of 0.55 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.55. Canadian National Railway has a twelve month low of $104.99 and a twelve month high of $137.19. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $116.94 and a two-hundred day moving average of $120.54. The stock has a market cap of $87.22 billion, a P/E ratio of 22.16, a P/E/G ratio of 2.00 and a beta of 0.84.

Canadian National Railway Cuts Dividend

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, September 29th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 8th will be paid a dividend of $0.569 per share. This represents a $2.28 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.79%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, September 7th. Canadian National Railway's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 40.35%.

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CNI Stock News Headlines

CN announces US$1.5 billion debt offering
CN Publishes Annual Grain Plan
Canadian National Railway (NYSE:CNI) PT Raised to $134.00
Canadian National Railway (NYSE:CNI) PT Raised to C$163.00
Buying Canadian National Railway Stock
CN Reports Second Quarter Results
CN Declares Third-Quarter 2022 Dividend
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CNI Company Calendar

Last Earnings
10/18/2021
Ex-Dividend for 6/30 Dividend
6/08/2022
Dividend Payable
6/30/2022
Today
8/19/2022
Ex-Dividend for 9/29 Dividend
9/07/2022
Dividend Payable
9/29/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/18/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Railroads, line - haul operating
Sub-Industry
N/A
Employees
22,604
Year Founded
1919

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$142.24
High Stock Price Forecast
$176.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$115.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+12.2%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.39
Research Coverage
23 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$3.90 billion
Pretax Margin
43.16%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$11.55 billion
Cash Flow
$6.54 per share
Book Value
$24.88 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
668,070,000
Market Cap
$86.74 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.84

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Ghislain HouleMr. Ghislain Houle (Age 58)
    Exec. VP & CFO
    Comp: $1.38M
  • Mr. Robert E. ReillyMr. Robert E. Reilly (Age 56)
    Exec. VP & COO
    Comp: $1.61M
  • Mr. Dominique Malenfant (Age 60)
    Exec. VP and Chief Information & Technology Officer
    Comp: $1.26M
  • Ms. Tracy A. RobinsonMs. Tracy A. Robinson (Age 58)
    Pres, CEO & Director
  • Mr. Paul Butcher
    Vice-Pres of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Cristina Circelli
    VP, Deputy Corp. Sec. & Gen. Counsel
  • Jonathan Abecassis
    Sr. Mang. of Media Relations
  • Mr. Doug MacDonald
    Chief Marketing Officer
  • Ms. Dorothea Klein
    Sr. VP & Chief HR Officer
  • Mr. Keith Donald Reardon
    Sr. Vice-Pres of Consumer Product Supply Chain Growth













CNI Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

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

23 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Canadian National Railway in the last twelve months. There are currently 14 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities 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 forecast for 2022?

23 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Canadian National Railway's stock. Their CNI share price forecasts range from $115.00 to $176.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $142.24 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 11.6% from the stock's current price.
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How have CNI shares performed in 2022?

Canadian National Railway's stock was trading at $122.86 at the start of the year. Since then, CNI stock has increased by 3.7% and is now trading at $127.42.
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Are investors shorting Canadian National Railway?

Canadian National Railway saw a decrease in short interest during the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totaling 5,180,000 shares, a decrease of 8.0% from the July 15th total of 5,630,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,360,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.8 days. Approximately 0.8% 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 Tuesday, October 18th 2022.
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How were Canadian National Railway's earnings last quarter?

Canadian National Railway (NYSE:CNI) released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, October, 18th. The transportation company reported $1.52 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.12 by $0.40. The transportation company had revenue of $3.59 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.51 billion. Canadian National Railway had a net margin of 33.32% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 20.63%. Canadian National Railway's revenue for the quarter was up 5.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $1.04 earnings per share.

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, July 26th. Investors of record on Thursday, September 8th will be paid a dividend of $0.569 per share on Thursday, September 29th. This represents a $2.28 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.79%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, September 7th.
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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 1.81%. The company does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 40.35%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, CNI will have a dividend payout ratio of 37.36% 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 updated its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 4th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $5.35-$5.59 for the period, compared to the consensus earnings per share estimate of $5.29. 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 CA (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).

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 investors include Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (3.39%), TD Asset Management Inc. (1.80%), Egerton Capital UK LLP (1.72%), Mackenzie Financial Corp (1.72%), Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd (1.53%) and Deutsche Bank AG (1.27%).
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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 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 $127.42.

How much money does Canadian National Railway make?

Canadian National Railway (NYSE:CNI) has a market capitalization of $87.22 billion and generates $11.55 billion in revenue each year. The transportation company earns $3.90 billion in net income (profit) each year or $5.75 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Canadian National Railway have?

The company employs 22,604 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., TransX, and Wisconsin Central Ltd.
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When was Canadian National Railway founded?

Canadian National Railway was founded in 1919.

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 official website for the company is www.cn.ca. The transportation company can be reached via phone at (888) 888-5909 or via fax at 514-399-6090.

This page (NYSE:CNI) was last updated on 8/19/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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