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Canadian National Railway (CNI) Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.71 (+0.64%)
(As of 05/20/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
1.32 million shs
Average Volume
1.42 million shs
Market Capitalization
$77.28 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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About Canadian National Railway

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.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Railroads, line-haul operating
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$11.55 billion
Cash Flow
$6.55 per share
Book Value
$24.92 per share


Net Income
$3.90 billion
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$77.28 billion

Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 3/31 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 6/30 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
Fiscal Year End

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Overall MarketRank

2.46 out of 5 stars

Transportation Sector

45th out of 171 stocks

Railroads, Line-Haul Operating Industry

5th out of 8 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.2Community Rank: 3.7Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Canadian National Railway (NYSE:CNI) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Canadian National Railway a buy right now?

24 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Canadian National Railway in the last twelve months. There are currently 16 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities 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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Are investors shorting Canadian National Railway?

Canadian National Railway saw a increase in short interest in the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 2,860,000 shares, an increase of 38.2% from the April 15th total of 2,070,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,330,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.2 days. Currently, 0.5% of the company's stock are short sold.
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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, July 26th 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, July 26th 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) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, April, 26th. The transportation company reported $1.04 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.08 by $0.04. The transportation company had revenue of $3.71 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.67 billion. Canadian National Railway had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 19.71% and a net margin of 33.00%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 4.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.97 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, April 26th. Investors of record on Thursday, June 9th will be given a dividend of $0.586 per share on Thursday, June 30th. This represents a $2.34 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.10%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, June 8th. This is a positive change from Canadian National Railway's previous quarterly dividend of $0.58.
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Is Canadian National Railway a good dividend stock?

Canadian National Railway pays an annual dividend of $2.29 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.06%. Canadian National Railway does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Canadian National Railway is 42.10%. 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 36.64% 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 2022 earnings guidance on Tuesday, April, 26th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $5.390-$5.630 for the period, compared to the consensus earnings per share estimate of $4.520. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What price target have analysts set for CNI?

24 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for Canadian National Railway's stock. Their forecasts range from $112.00 to $176.00. On average, they expect Canadian National Railway's share price to reach $147.86 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 32.5% 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:
  • Mr. Ghislain Houle, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 58, Pay $1.41M)
  • Mr. Robert E. Reilly, Exec. VP & COO (Age 56, Pay $1.64M)
  • Mr. Dominique Malenfant, Exec. VP and Chief Information & Technology Officer (Age 60, Pay $1.29M)
  • Mr. Sean Finn, Exec. VP of Corp. Services, Chief Legal Officer & Corp. Sec. (Age 63, Pay $1.36M)
  • Ms. Tracy A. Robinson, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 58)
  • Mr. Paul Butcher, Vice-Pres of Investor Relations
  • Jonathan Abecassis, Sr. Mang. of Media Relations
  • Ms. Dorothea Klein, Sr. VP & Chief HR Officer
  • Mr. Keith Donald Reardon, Sr. Vice-Pres of Consumer Product Supply Chain Growth
  • Mr. James Cairns, Sr. Vice-Pres of Rail Centric Supply Chain
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 a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (3.60%), Wellington Management Group LLP (3.02%), Vanguard Group Inc. (2.89%), Bank of Montreal Can (2.26%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.08%) and TD Asset Management Inc. (1.79%).
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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 Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Beutel Goodman & Co Ltd., Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , Boston Partners, and Cibc World Market Inc..
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Which institutional investors are buying Canadian National Railway stock?

CNI stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wellington Management Group LLP, Mackenzie Financial Corp, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, abrdn plc, Principal Financial Group Inc., Egerton Capital UK LLP, Causeway Capital Management LLC, and Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec.
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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 $111.62.

How much money does Canadian National Railway make?

Canadian National Railway has a market capitalization of $77.28 billion and generates $11.55 billion in revenue each year. The transportation company earns $3.90 billion in net income (profit) each year or $5.44 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Canadian National Railway have?

Canadian National Railway 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., 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.

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 5/21/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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