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S&P 500   4,455.48
DOW   34,798.00
QQQ   373.33
S&P 500   4,455.48
DOW   34,798.00
QQQ   373.33
S&P 500   4,455.48
DOW   34,798.00
QQQ   373.33

Canadian National Railway Price Target, Predictions & Analyst Ratings

-0.59 (-0.51 %)
(As of 09/24/2021 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume1.35 million shs
Average Volume1.77 million shs
Market Capitalization$82.06 billion
P/E Ratio26.24
Dividend Yield1.67%

Canadian National Railway (NYSE:CNI) Price Target and Consensus Rating

MarketBeat calculates consensus analyst ratings for stocks using the most recent rating from each Wall Street analyst that has rated a stock within the last twelve months. Each analyst's rating is normalized to a standardized rating score of 1 (sell), 2 (hold), 3 (buy) or 4 (strong buy). Analyst consensus ratings scores are calculated using the mean average of the number of normalized sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. Each stock's consensus analyst rating is derived from its calculated consensus ratings score (0-1.5 = Sell, 1.5-2.5 = Hold, 2.5-3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). MarketBeat's consensus price targets are a mean average of the most recent available price targets set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months. MarketBeat's consensus ratings and consensus price targets may differ from those calculated by other firms due to differences in methodology and available data.

Analyst Rating Consensus

Based on 23 Analyst Ratings

Analyst Price Target Consensus


High PT$175.00
Average PT$141.22
Low PT$112.00
9/26/20 to 9/26/21
1 Month Ago
8/27/20 to 8/27/21
3 Months Ago
6/28/20 to 6/28/21
1 Year Ago
9/27/19 to 9/26/20
Consensus Rating
Strong Buy
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
10 Buy rating(s)
12 Buy rating(s)
12 Buy rating(s)
7 Buy rating(s)
13 Hold rating(s)
9 Hold rating(s)
10 Hold rating(s)
11 Hold rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Sell rating(s)
Consensus Price Target$141.22$134.36$131.43$106.94
Price Target Upside22.02% Upside26.70% Upside23.08% Upside17.48% Upside
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Analyst Ratings By Month

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Average Share Price and Price Target by Month

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Canadian National Railway (NYSE:CNI) vs. Its Competitors

TypeCanadian National RailwayTransportation CompaniesS&P 500
Consensus Rating Score
Consensus RatingHoldBuyBuy
Price Target Upside23.65% Upside7.85% Upside
News Sentiment RatingNeutral News
Neutral News
Neutral News
Community Rating
Outperform Votes
Underperform Votes
Avg. Outperform Votes
Avg. Underperform Votes
Avg. Outperform Votes
Avg. Underperform Votes

Canadian National Railway (NYSE:CNI) Analyst Ratings History

DateBrokerageAnalyst NameActionRatingPrice TargetUpside/Downside on Report DateDetails
9/23/2021The Goldman Sachs Group
Initiated CoverageNeutral$121.00+5.22%
Boost Price TargetHoldC$162.00 ➝ C$163.00+41.83%
9/20/2021Raymond James
DowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform
Boost Price TargetOutperformC$147.00 ➝ C$160.00+40.66%
9/20/2021TD Securities
Cherilyn Radbourne
UpgradeHold ➝ Buy$175.00+52.59%
Boost Price TargetMarket Perform$110.00 ➝ $119.00+0.58%
Boost Price TargetEqual Weight$114.00 ➝ $120.00+1.43%
9/20/2021National Bank Financial
Cameron Doerksen
Boost Price TargetSector PerformC$139.00 ➝ C$144.00+21.71%
9/19/2021BMO Capital Markets
DowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$150.00 ➝ $155.00+31.01%
9/17/2021Royal Bank of Canada
Initiated CoverageSector Perform ➝ Outperform$168.00+45.08%
Boost Price TargetOutperformC$158.00 ➝ C$170.00+35.52%
UpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$140.00+19.02%
9/1/2021Loop Capital
DowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$157.00+33.47%
7/21/2021Credit Suisse Group
Lower Price TargetOutperform$121.00 ➝ $112.00+9.48%
Lower Price TargetEqual Weight$119.00 ➝ $115.00+9.25%
7/9/2021Wells Fargo & Company
Lower Price TargetEqual Weight$120.00 ➝ $119.00+11.29%
6/21/2021Stifel Nicolaus
Initiated CoverageHold
5/28/2021UBS Group
UpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy
5/18/2021Vertical Research
UpgradeHold ➝ Buy
2/25/2021Evercore ISI
UpgradeIn-Line ➝ Outperform
Initiated CoverageHold
1/27/2021Bank of America
DowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral
1/11/2021Smith Barney Citigroup
Boost Price Target$110.00 ➝ $127.00+9.95%
1/11/2021Sanford C. Bernstein
UpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform
7/22/2020Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft
Boost Price TargetHold$92.00 ➝ $102.00+6.68%
5/4/2020Wolfe Research
UpgradePeer Perform ➝ Outperform
Lower Price TargetHold$100.00 ➝ $85.00+1.91%
4/8/2020Susquehanna Bancshares
Lower Price TargetNeutral$93.00 ➝ $79.00-1.40%
Konark Gupta
Reiterated RatingHold
(Data available from 9/26/2016 forward. View 10+ years of historical ratings with our analyst ratings screener.)
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Canadian National Railway (NYSE:CNI) Analyst Ratings Frequently Asked Questions

What is Canadian National Railway's consensus rating and price target?

According to the issued ratings of 23 analysts in the last year, the consensus rating for Canadian National Railway stock is Hold based on the current 13 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for CNI. The average twelve-month price target for Canadian National Railway is $141.22 with a high price target of $175.00 and a low price target of $112.00. Learn more on CNI's analyst rating history

Do Wall Street analysts like Canadian National Railway more than its competitors?

Analysts like Canadian National Railway stock less than the stock of other Transportation companies. The consensus rating for Canadian National Railway is Hold while the average consensus rating for transportation companies is Buy. Learn more on how CNI compares to other companies

Do MarketBeat users like Canadian National Railway more than its competitors?

MarketBeat users like Canadian National Railway stock less than the stock of other Transportation companies. 57.62% of MarketBeat users gave Canadian National Railway an outperform vote while transportation companies recieve an average of 64.17% outperform votes by MarketBeat users.

Is Canadian National Railway being upgraded or downgraded by Wall Street analysts?

Over the previous 90 days, Canadian National Railway's stock had 4 downgrades and 2 upgrades by analysts.

Does Canadian National Railway's stock price have much upside?

According to analysts, Canadian National Railway's stock has a predicted upside of 23.44% based on their 12-month price targets.

What analysts cover Canadian National Railway?

This page was last updated on 9/26/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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