NYSE:CNI - Canadian National Railway Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $77.36 -1.42 (-1.80 %) (As of 12/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$78.78Today's Range$77.01 - $78.5052-Week Range$70.59 - $91.90Volume1.12 million shsAverage Volume1.24 million shsMarket Capitalization$57.50 billionP/E Ratio20.15Dividend Yield1.73%Beta0.96 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Canadian 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. Receive CNI News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for CNI and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Railroads, line-haul operating Sub-IndustryN/A SectorTransportation Current SymbolNYSE:CNI Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A Webwww.cn.ca Phone514-399-7091 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.57 Current Ratio0.72 Quick Ratio0.58 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio20.15 Forward P/E Ratio18.51 P/E Growth2.03 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$10.06 billion Price / Sales5.60 Cash Flow$5.1470 per share Price / Cash Flow15.03 Book Value$17.30 per share Price / Book4.47 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.84 Net Income$4.23 billion Net Margins42.06% Return on Equity22.67% Return on Assets9.89% Miscellaneous Employees23,945 Outstanding Shares728,210,000Market Cap$57.50 billion OptionableOptionable 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 Wednesday, October 24th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 7th will be paid a dividend of $0.3477 per share on Friday, December 28th. This represents a $1.39 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.80%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 6th. This is a boost from Canadian National Railway's previous quarterly dividend of $0.34. View Canadian National Railway's Dividend History. How will Canadian National Railway's stock buyback program work? Canadian National Railway declared that its Board of Directors has approved a stock buyback plan on Wednesday, October 25th 2017, which authorizes the company to buyback 31,000,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are typically an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued. How were Canadian National Railway's earnings last quarter? Canadian National Railway (NYSE:CNI) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October, 23rd. The transportation company reported $1.50 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.12 by $0.38. The transportation company had revenue of $3.69 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.58 billion. Canadian National Railway had a return on equity of 22.67% and a net margin of 42.06%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 14.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $1.31 EPS. 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, January 22nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates 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 29th at 4:30 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link. What guidance has Canadian National Railway issued on next quarter's earnings? Canadian National Railway updated its FY 2018 earnings guidance on Tuesday, October, 23rd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $4.05-4.16 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $4.17. 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 $80.81 to $102.00. On average, they expect Canadian National Railway's stock price to reach $91.6810 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 18.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets 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 11 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Canadian National Railway. Has Canadian National Railway been receiving favorable news coverage? Headlines about CNI stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Canadian National Railway earned a news sentiment score of 1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the transportation company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. Who are some of Canadian National Railway's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Canadian National Railway include Union Pacific (UNP), CSX (CSX), Norfolk Southern (NSC), CENT JAPAN RWY/ADR (CJPRY), Canadian Pacific Railway (CP), Kansas City Southern (KSU), Genesee & Wyoming (GWR) and Guangshen Railway Co. Ltd ADR Class H (GSH). Who are Canadian National Railway's key executives? Canadian National Railway's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Jean-Jacques Ruest, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 63)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 Who are Canadian National Railway's major shareholders? Canadian National Railway's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (5.15%), Vanguard Group Inc (2.61%), Bank of Montreal Can (2.28%), TD Asset Management Inc. (2.22%), FIL Ltd (1.68%) and Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. (1.10%). 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 Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Beutel Goodman & Co Ltd., CIBC World Markets Inc., Mackenzie Financial Corp, Franklin Resources Inc., Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, AGF Investments Inc. and Fisher Asset Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Canadian National Railway. Which major investors are buying Canadian National Railway stock? CNI stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, Pictet Asset Management Ltd., Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., Bank of Montreal Can, Vanguard Group Inc, FIL Ltd, Point72 Asset Management L.P. and Barometer Capital Management Inc.. 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 $77.36. How big of a company is Canadian National Railway? Canadian National Railway has a market capitalization of $57.50 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. What is Canadian National Railway's official website? The official website for Canadian National Railway is http://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. MarketBeat Community Rating for Canadian National Railway (NYSE CNI)Community Ranking: 2.0 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 493 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 760 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,253MarketBeat'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 12/14/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Why do company’s buyback their stock?