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QQQ   286.96
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DOW   30,967.82
QQQ   286.96
S&P 500   3,831.39
DOW   30,967.82
QQQ   286.96

Canadian National Railway Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.12 (+0.11%)
(As of 07/5/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
1.35 million shs
Average Volume
1.29 million shs
Market Capitalization
$78.15 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Canadian National Railway MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
2.35 Rating Score
30.1% Upside
$147.41 Price Target
Short Interest
0.63% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.67mentions of Canadian National Railway in the last 14 days
Based on 16 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $5.44 to $6.11 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as 30% analysis score, 20% valuation score, 10% short interest score, 10% dividend score, 10% sustainability score, 10% news and social score, and 10% insider trading score.

2.67 out of 5 stars

Transportation Sector

7th out of 176 stocks

Railroads, Line-Haul Operating Industry

2nd out of 8 stocks

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About Canadian National Railway (NYSE:CNI) Stock

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.

CNI Stock News Headlines

Canadian National to invest ~$20M in Iowa
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Railroads, line-haul operating
Year Founded

Company Calendar

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

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
High Stock Price Forecast
Low Stock Price Forecast
Forecasted Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
23 Analysts


Net Income
$3.90 billion
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$11.55 billion
Cash Flow
$6.62 per share
Book Value
$25.85 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$78.15 billion

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Canadian National Railway Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Canadian National Railway stock right now?

23 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Canadian National Railway in the last year. There are currently 15 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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What is Canadian National Railway's stock price forecast for 2022?

23 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for Canadian National Railway's stock. Their CNI stock forecasts range from $115.00 to $176.00. On average, they anticipate Canadian National Railway's share price to reach $147.41 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 30.1% from the stock's current price.
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How has Canadian National Railway's stock price performed in 2022?

Canadian National Railway's stock was trading at $122.86 at the beginning of the year. Since then, CNI shares have decreased by 7.8% and is now trading at $113.31.
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Are investors shorting Canadian National Railway?

Canadian National Railway saw a drop in short interest in June. As of June 15th, there was short interest totaling 3,880,000 shares, a drop of 20.7% from the May 31st total of 4,890,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,490,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.6 days. Approximately 0.6% of the shares of the company 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.
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, 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) announced its quarterly earnings results 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 analyst estimates of $3.67 billion. Canadian National Railway had a net margin of 33.00% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 19.71%. Canadian National Railway's revenue was up 4.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.97 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 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 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.07%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, June 8th. This is an increase 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(NYSE:CNI) pays an annual dividend of $2.32 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.05%. Canadian National Railway does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Canadian National Railway is 42.65%. 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 37.97% 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 EPS guidance of $5.390-$5.630 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.520. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

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 $1.42M)
  • Mr. Robert E. Reilly, Exec. VP & COO (Age 56, Pay $1.66M)
  • Mr. Dominique Malenfant, Exec. VP and Chief Information & Technology Officer (Age 60, Pay $1.31M)
  • Mr. Sean Finn, Exec. VP of Corp. Services, Chief Legal Officer & Corp. Sec. (Age 63, Pay $1.38M)
  • Ms. Tracy A. Robinson, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 58)
  • Mr. Paul Butcher, Vice-Pres of Investor Relations
  • Jonathan Abecassis, Sr. Mang. of Media Relations
  • Mr. Doug MacDonald, Chief Marketing Officer
  • Ms. Dorothea Klein, Sr. VP & Chief HR Officer
  • Mr. Keith Donald Reardon, Sr. Vice-Pres of Consumer Product Supply Chain Growth

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 Rempart Asset Management Inc. (0.03%) and First Financial Bank Trust Division (0.01%).
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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 Rempart Asset Management Inc..
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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 First Financial Bank Trust Division.
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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 $113.31.

How much money does Canadian National Railway make?

Canadian National Railway (NYSE:CNI) has a market capitalization of $78.15 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., TransX, and Wisconsin Central Ltd.
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When was Canadian National Railway founded?

Canadian National Railway was founded in 1919.

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 official website for Canadian National Railway is www.cn.ca. The transportation company can be reached via phone at (888) 888-5909 or via fax at 514-399-6090.

This page (NYSE:CNI) was last updated on 7/6/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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