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Canadian National Railway Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.37 (-0.29%)
(As of 12/1/2021 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
1.17 million shs
Average Volume
1.64 million shs
Market Capitalization
$89.22 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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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
$5.61 per share
Book Value
$20.61 per share


Net Income
$2.66 billion
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$89.22 billion

Company Calendar

Dividend Payable
Last Earnings
Fiscal Year End
Next Earnings (Confirmed)

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Overall MarketRank

2.61 out of 5 stars

Transportation Sector

33rd out of 172 stocks

Railroads, Line-Haul Operating Industry

5th out of 8 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.2Community Rank: 3.9Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Canadian National Railway (NYSE:CNI) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Canadian National Railway a buy right now?

25 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Canadian National Railway in the last twelve months. There are currently 17 hold ratings and 8 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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How has Canadian National Railway's stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Canadian National Railway's stock was trading at $77.36 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, CNI shares have increased by 63.1% and is now trading at $126.20.
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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 25th 2022.
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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, January 25th 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) posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, October, 18th. The transportation company reported $1.52 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.12 by $0.40. The transportation company earned $3.59 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.51 billion. Canadian National Railway had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 19.90% and a net margin of 32.81%. Canadian National Railway's quarterly revenue was up 5.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $1.04 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 20th. Investors of record on Thursday, December 9th will be given a dividend of $0.4977 per share on Thursday, December 30th. This represents a $1.99 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.58%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, December 8th. This is an increase from Canadian National Railway's previous quarterly dividend of $0.48.
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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 1.53%. Canadian National Railway does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Canadian National Railway is 36.95%. 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 35.02% next year. This indicates that Canadian National Railway 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 2021 earnings guidance on Tuesday, November, 2nd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $4.640-$4.640 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $4.520. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What price target have analysts set for CNI?

25 analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Canadian National Railway's stock. Their forecasts range from $112.00 to $176.00. On average, they anticipate Canadian National Railway's share price to reach $143.89 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 14.0% 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), 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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include TCI Fund Management Ltd. (5.18%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (4.50%), Wellington Management Group LLP (2.38%), TD Asset Management Inc. (1.81%), Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec (1.65%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.51%).
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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 Schroder Investment Management Group, Two Sigma Investments LP, Mackenzie Financial Corp, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., Invesco Ltd., Two Sigma Advisers LP, Maj Invest Holding A S, and BRITISH COLUMBIA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Corp.
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Which institutional investors are buying Canadian National Railway stock?

CNI stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Egerton Capital UK LLP, TCI Fund Management Ltd., FIL Ltd, Boston Partners, Deutsche Bank AG, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Moore Capital Management LP, and Millennium Management 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 $126.20.

How much money does Canadian National Railway make?

Canadian National Railway has a market capitalization of $89.22 billion and generates $10.32 billion in revenue each year. The transportation company earns $2.66 billion in net income (profit) each year or $5.25 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 or via fax at 514-399-6090.

This page was last updated on 12/2/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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