NYSE:CNI - Canadian National Railway Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$84.03 -0.72 (-0.85 %)
(As of 07/17/2018 01:43 PM ET)
Previous Close$84.28
Today's Range$83.37 - $84.31
52-Week Range$70.59 - $86.29
Volume63,294 shs
Average Volume914,187 shs
Market Capitalization$63.12 billion
P/E Ratio21.92
Dividend Yield1.64%
Canadian National Railway logoCanadian National Railway Company engages in rail and related transportation business. The company transports cargo serving exporters, importers, retailers, farmers, and manufacturers. It operates a network of approximately 20,000 route miles of track spans Canada and mid-America connecting the Atlantic, the Pacific, and the Gulf of Mexico. The company serves the cities and ports of Vancouver, Prince Rupert (British Columbia), Montreal, Halifax, New Orleans, and Mobile (Alabama), as well as the metropolitan areas of Toronto, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Calgary, Chicago, Memphis, Detroit, Duluth (Minnesota)/Superior (Wisconsin), and Jackson (Mississippi) 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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Railroads, line-haul operating


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.56
Current Ratio0.61
Quick Ratio0.50


Trailing P/E Ratio21.92
Forward P/E Ratio20.85
P/E Growth2.28

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$10.06 billion
Price / Sales6.15
Cash Flow$5.1457 per share
Price / Cash16.33
Book Value$17.30 per share
Price / Book4.86


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.84
Net Income$4.23 billion
Net Margins41.03%
Return on Equity23.02%
Return on Assets9.68%


Outstanding Shares735,550,000
Market Cap$63,117.71

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Canadian National Railway (NYSE:CNI) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Canadian National Railway's stock symbol?

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

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, April 24th. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 8th will be given a dividend of $0.3603 per share on Friday, June 29th. This represents a $1.44 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.72%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 7th. View Canadian National Railway's Dividend History.

How will Canadian National Railway's stock buyback program work?

Canadian National Railway declared that its board has approved a stock repurchase program on Wednesday, October 25th 2017, which authorizes the company to repurchase 31,000,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are often an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Canadian National Railway's earnings last quarter?

Canadian National Railway (NYSE:CNI) announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, April, 23rd. The transportation company reported $1.00 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.80 by $0.20. The transportation company had revenue of $3.19 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.16 billion. Canadian National Railway had a net margin of 41.03% and a return on equity of 23.02%. The firm's revenue was down .4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business posted $1.15 earnings per share. View Canadian National Railway's Earnings History.

When is Canadian National Railway's next earnings date?

Canadian National Railway is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, July, 24th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Canadian National Railway.

What guidance has Canadian National Railway issued on next quarter's earnings?

Canadian National Railway updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Monday, April, 23rd. The company provided EPS guidance of CAD$5.10-5.25 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $5.14.

What price target have analysts set for CNI?

17 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Canadian National Railway's shares. Their predictions range from $75.00 to $102.00. On average, they expect Canadian National Railway's share price to reach $87.2263 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 3.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Canadian National Railway.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Canadian National Railway?

17 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Canadian National Railway in the last year. There are currently 9 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."

Who are some of Canadian National Railway's key competitors?

Who are Canadian National Railway's key executives?

Canadian National Railway's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Jean-Jacques Ruest, Interim Pres, CEO, Exec. VP & Chief Marketing Officer
  • Mr. Ghislain Houle, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 54)
  • Mr. Michael A. Cory, Exec. VP & COO (Age 56)
  • Mr. Sean Finn, Chief Legal Officer, Exec. VP of Corp. Services & Corp. Sec. (Age 59)
  • Mr. Salvatore Forgione, VP of Accounting & Corp. Comptroller

Has Canadian National Railway been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about CNI stock has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Canadian National Railway earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern's scale. They also gave headlines about the transportation company an impact score of 46.45 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are Canadian National Railway's major shareholders?

Canadian National Railway's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Bank of Montreal Can (2.20%), Addenda Capital Inc. (0.16%), Addenda Capital Inc. (0.08%), Cardinal Capital Management Inc. (0.08%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.05%) and Windward Capital Management Co. CA (0.03%). Company insiders that own Canadian National Railway stock include Michael Leslie Hunter and Peter Lee. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Canadian National Railway.

Which major investors are selling Canadian National Railway stock?

CNI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can, Fisher Asset Management LLC, Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft MBH, Montrusco Bolton Investments Inc., Cardinal Capital Management Inc., Hexavest Inc., Addenda Capital Inc. and Atria Investments LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Canadian National Railway.

Which major investors are buying Canadian National Railway stock?

CNI stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Addenda Capital Inc., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Stokes Capital Advisors LLC, First Citizens Bank & Trust Co., JLB & Associates Inc. and Windward Capital Management Co. CA. Company insiders that have bought Canadian National Railway stock in the last two years include Michael Leslie Hunter and Peter Lee. View Insider Buying and Selling for Canadian National Railway.

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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Canadian National Railway's stock price today?

One share of CNI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $84.03.

How big of a company is Canadian National Railway?

Canadian National Railway has a market capitalization of $63.12 billion and generates $10.06 billion in revenue each year. The transportation company earns $4.23 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.84 on an earnings per share basis. Canadian National Railway employs 23,945 workers across the globe.

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.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Canadian National Railway (NYSE CNI)

Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  447 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  708 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,155
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Canadian National Railway and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CNI will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CNI will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 7/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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