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Canadian National Railway Stock Forecast, Price & News

-1.64 (-1.51 %)
(As of 01/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $106.62
50-Day Range
MA: $110.86
52-Week Range
Now: $106.62
Volume666,646 shs
Average Volume686,196 shs
Market Capitalization$75.87 billion
P/E Ratio29.78
Dividend Yield1.66%
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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Overall MarketRank

1.68 out of 5 stars

Transportation Sector

54th out of 237 stocks

Railroads, Line-Haul Operating Industry

6th out of 10 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.2Community Rank: 2.0Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Railroads, line-haul operating



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$11.30 billion
Cash Flow$5.84 per share
Book Value$19.09 per share


Net Income$3.18 billion


Market Cap$75.87 billion
Next Earnings Date1/26/2021 (Confirmed)
-1.64 (-1.51 %)
(As of 01/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Canadian National Railway (NYSE:CNI) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Canadian National Railway's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

Canadian National Railway's stock was trading at $77.36 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, CNI shares have increased by 37.8% and is now trading at $106.62.
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Is Canadian National Railway a buy right now?

20 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 7 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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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.

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.
View our earnings forecast for Canadian National Railway

How can I listen to Canadian National Railway's earnings call?

Canadian National Railway will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, January 26th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Canadian National Railway's earnings last quarter?

Canadian National Railway (NYSE:CNI) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, October, 20th. The transportation company reported $1.38 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate 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 trailing twelve-month return on equity of 19.55% and a net margin of 24.90%. The business's quarterly revenue was down 11.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $1.66 earnings per share.
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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 Tuesday, October 20th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, December 9th will be given 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 boost from Canadian National Railway's previous quarterly dividend of $0.43.
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Is Canadian National Railway a good dividend stock?

Canadian National Railway pays an annual dividend of $1.80 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.66%. The dividend payout ratio of Canadian National Railway is 41.00%. 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 36.89% 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?

20 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Canadian National Railway's shares. Their forecasts range from $79.00 to $165.00. On average, they expect Canadian National Railway's stock price to reach $116.74 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 9.5% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Canadian National Railway?

Canadian National Railway saw a drop in short interest in the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,340,000 shares, a drop of 22.5% from the December 15th total of 1,730,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 712,100 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.9 days. Approximately 0.2% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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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 66)
  • Mr. Ghislain Houle, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 57)
  • Mr. Robert E. Reilly, Exec. VP & COO (Age 56)
  • Mr. Sean Finn, Exec. VP of Corp. Services, Chief Legal Officer & Corp. Sec. (Age 62)
  • 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 59)
  • 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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Maj Invest Holding A S (0.26%), Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors LLP MA (0.23%), Addenda Capital Inc. (0.09%), Cardinal Capital Management Inc. (0.08%), Raub Brock Capital Management LP (0.03%) and Windward Capital Management Co. CA (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 Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors LLP MA, Cardinal Capital Management Inc., Windward Capital Management Co. CA, Manning & Napier Group LLC, Raub Brock Capital Management LP, Callahan Advisors LLC, Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., and Forte Capital LLC ADV.
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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 Maj Invest Holding A S, Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A., Kestra Advisory Services LLC, Addenda Capital Inc., Pacer Advisors Inc., DORCHESTER WEALTH MANAGEMENT Co, Meridian Wealth Management LLC, and Trust Co. of Toledo NA OH.
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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.

What is Canadian National Railway's stock price today?

One share of CNI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $106.62.

How big of a company is Canadian National Railway?

Canadian National Railway has a market capitalization of $75.87 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 24,008 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 1/24/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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