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Canadian Natural Resources Stock Forecast, Price & News

+1.24 (+4.54 %)
(As of 03/1/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $28.53
50-Day Range
MA: $25.72
52-Week Range
Now: $28.53
Volume3.82 million shs
Average Volume3.82 million shs
Market Capitalization$33.82 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield4.80%
Canadian Natural Resources Limited explores for, develops, produces, and markets crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids (NGLs). The company offers synthetic crude oil (SCO), light and medium crude oil, bitumen (thermal oil), primary heavy crude oil, and Pelican Lake heavy crude oil. Its midstream assets include two crude oil pipeline systems; and a 50% working interest in an 84-megawatt cogeneration plant at Primrose. As of December 31, 2019, the company had gross proved crude oil, bitumen, SCO, and NGLs reserves totaled 9,917 million barrels; gross proved plus probable crude oil, bitumen, SCO, and NGLs reserves totaled 12,651 million barrels; proved natural gas reserves totaled 6,460 billion cubic feet; and gross proved plus probable natural gas reserves totaled 9,607 billion cubic feet. It operates primarily in Western Canada; the United Kingdom portion of the North Sea; and Offshore Africa. The company was formerly known as AEX Minerals Corporation and changed its name to Canadian Natural Resources Limited in December 1975. Canadian Natural Resources Limited was incorporated in 1973 and is headquartered in Calgary, Canada.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Crude petroleum & natural gas
Year Founded1989



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$18.38 billion
Cash Flow$6.68 per share
Book Value$22.22 per share


Net Income$4.08 billion


Outstanding Shares1,185,475,000
Market Cap$33.82 billion
Next Earnings Date3/4/2021 (Estimated)


Overall MarketRank

2.40 out of 5 stars

Oils/Energy Sector

6th out of 668 stocks

Crude Petroleum & Natural Gas Industry

3rd out of 247 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 4.4Community Rank: 2.8Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
+1.24 (+4.54 %)
(As of 03/1/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Canadian Natural Resources (NYSE:CNQ) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Canadian Natural Resources a buy right now?

18 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Canadian Natural Resources in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 15 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Canadian Natural Resources stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Canadian Natural Resources?

Wall Street analysts have given Canadian Natural Resources a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Canadian Natural Resources wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Canadian Natural Resources?

Canadian Natural Resources saw a increase in short interest during the month of February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 9,540,000 shares, an increase of 64.5% from the January 28th total of 5,800,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 3,530,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.7 days. Approximately 0.8% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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When is Canadian Natural Resources' next earnings date?

Canadian Natural Resources is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, March 4th 2021.
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How were Canadian Natural Resources' earnings last quarter?

Canadian Natural Resources Limited (NYSE:CNQ) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 5th. The oil and gas producer reported $0.11 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.02 by $0.09. The oil and gas producer had revenue of $3.38 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.81 billion. Canadian Natural Resources had a negative net margin of 3.03% and a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 1.74%. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $1.04 earnings per share.
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How has Canadian Natural Resources' stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Canadian Natural Resources' stock was trading at $15.08 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, CNQ stock has increased by 89.2% and is now trading at $28.53.
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How often does Canadian Natural Resources pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Canadian Natural Resources?

Canadian Natural Resources announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, November 6th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, December 9th will be given a dividend of $0.3236 per share on Tuesday, January 5th. This represents a $1.29 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.54%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, December 8th. This is a boost from Canadian Natural Resources's previous quarterly dividend of $0.32.
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Is Canadian Natural Resources a good dividend stock?

Canadian Natural Resources pays an annual dividend of $1.31 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.80%. CNQ has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. Canadian Natural Resources does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Canadian Natural Resources is 57.71%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on EPS estimates, Canadian Natural Resources will have a dividend payout ratio of 187.14% in the coming year. This indicates that Canadian Natural Resources may not be able to sustain their current dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for CNQ?

18 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Canadian Natural Resources' shares. Their forecasts range from $17.00 to $92.00. On average, they anticipate Canadian Natural Resources' stock price to reach $36.72 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 28.7% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Canadian Natural Resources' key executives?

Canadian Natural Resources' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Norman Murray Edwards O.C., Exec. Chairman (Age 61)
  • Mr. Timothy Shawn McKay, Pres & Director (Age 59)
  • Mr. Mark A. Stainthorpe C.F.A., CFO & Sr. VP of Fin. (Age 43)
  • Mr. Scott G. Stauth, Chief Operating Officer of Oil Sands (Age 55)
  • Mr. Corey B. Bieber C.A., CA, Exec. Advisor (Age 57)
  • Mr. Ronald Dae Jung Kim C.A., Principal Accounting Officer & VP of Fin.
  • Mr. Joy P. Romero, Vice-Pres of Technology & Innovation (Age 64)
  • Mr. Stephen C. Suche, Vice-Pres of Information & Corp. Services (Age 61)
  • Paul M. Mendes, VP of Legal, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 55)
  • Mr. Réal Michel Cusson, Sr. Vice-Pres of Marketing (Age 70)

What is Tim S. McKay's approval rating as Canadian Natural Resources' CEO?

6 employees have rated Canadian Natural Resources CEO Tim S. McKay on Glassdoor.com. Tim S. McKay has an approval rating of 96% among Canadian Natural Resources' employees. This puts Tim S. McKay in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

Who are some of Canadian Natural Resources' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Canadian Natural Resources own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Canadian Natural Resources investors own include Pfizer (PFE), Intel (INTC), Micron Technology (MU), AbbVie (ABBV), Bank of America (BAC), Gilead Sciences (GILD), QUALCOMM (QCOM), AT&T (T), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and Suncor Energy (SU).

What is Canadian Natural Resources' stock symbol?

Canadian Natural Resources trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CNQ."

Who are Canadian Natural Resources' major shareholders?

Canadian Natural Resources' stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include FIL Ltd (3.83%), CIBC Asset Management Inc (1.15%), CIBC World Markets Inc. (1.10%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (0.98%), Letko Brosseau & Associates Inc. (0.89%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.84%).

Which institutional investors are selling Canadian Natural Resources stock?

CNQ stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FIL Ltd, Value Partners Investments Inc., Guardian Capital LP, Morgan Stanley, AGF Investments Inc., QV Investors Inc., Lincluden Management Ltd., and Cardinal Capital Management Inc..

Which institutional investors are buying Canadian Natural Resources stock?

CNQ stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Boston Partners, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., BRITISH COLUMBIA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Corp, CIBC World Markets Inc., The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , Janus Henderson Group PLC, Intact Investment Management Inc., and Fiera Capital Corp.

How do I buy shares of Canadian Natural Resources?

Shares of CNQ 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 Natural Resources' stock price today?

One share of CNQ stock can currently be purchased for approximately $28.53.

How much money does Canadian Natural Resources make?

Canadian Natural Resources has a market capitalization of $33.82 billion and generates $18.38 billion in revenue each year. The oil and gas producer earns $4.08 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.27 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Canadian Natural Resources have?

Canadian Natural Resources employs 10,180 workers across the globe.

When was Canadian Natural Resources founded?

Canadian Natural Resources was founded in 1989.

What is Canadian Natural Resources' official website?

The official website for Canadian Natural Resources is www.cnrl.com.

Where are Canadian Natural Resources' headquarters?

Canadian Natural Resources is headquartered at 2100 855-2 STREET SW, CALGARY A0, T2P 4J8.

How can I contact Canadian Natural Resources?

Canadian Natural Resources' mailing address is 2100 855-2 STREET SW, CALGARY A0, T2P 4J8. The oil and gas producer can be reached via phone at 403-517-7345 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 3/2/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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