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NYSE:CNQ

Canadian Natural Resources - CNQ Stock Forecast, Price & News

$55.97
+1.42 (+2.60%)
(As of 08/18/2022 03:45 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$55.22
$56.00
50-Day Range
$46.62
$66.65
52-Week Range
$29.53
$70.60
Volume
194,616 shs
Average Volume
2.61 million shs
Market Capitalization
$62.89 billion
P/E Ratio
7.35
Dividend Yield
4.37%
Price Target
$86.79

Canadian Natural Resources MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.50 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
55.3% Upside
$86.79 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.53% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-7.75
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
N/A
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
-10.90%
From $8.62 to $7.68 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.74 out of 5 stars

Oils/Energy Sector

32nd out of 254 stocks

Crude Petroleum & Natural Gas Industry

15th out of 80 stocks

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About Canadian Natural Resources (NYSE:CNQ) Stock

Canadian Natural Resources Limited acquires, explores for, develops, produces, markets, and sells 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 and refining assets include two crude oil pipeline systems; and a 50% working interest in an 84-megawatt cogeneration plant at Primrose. As of December 31, 2020, the company had total proved crude oil, bitumen, and NGLs reserves were 10,528 million barrels (MMbbl); total proved plus probable crude oil, bitumen, and NGLs reserves were 13,271 MMbbl; proved SCO reserves were 6,998 MMbbl; total proved plus probable SCO reserves were 7,535 MMbbl; proved natural gas reserves were 12,168 billion cubic feet (Bcf); and total proved plus probable natural gas reserves were 20,249 Bcf. 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.

Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth

Several research firms have recently commented on CNQ. TD Securities boosted their price target on shares of Canadian Natural Resources from C$90.00 to C$94.00 in a report on Friday, May 6th. Stifel Nicolaus boosted their target price on shares of Canadian Natural Resources from C$111.00 to C$115.00 in a report on Thursday, June 30th. National Bank Financial lowered their price target on shares of Canadian Natural Resources from C$115.00 to C$100.00 in a report on Monday, July 18th. Credit Suisse Group reiterated a "neutral" rating on shares of Canadian Natural Resources in a research note on Thursday, August 11th. Finally, BMO Capital Markets raised their target price on shares of Canadian Natural Resources from C$92.00 to C$95.00 in a research note on Friday, May 6th. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the company's stock. Based on data from MarketBeat.com, Canadian Natural Resources currently has a consensus rating of "Moderate Buy" and a consensus price target of $86.79.

Canadian Natural Resources Stock Performance

NYSE:CNQ opened at $54.55 on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.29, a current ratio of 0.85 and a quick ratio of 0.65. The stock's 50 day simple moving average is $53.14 and its 200-day simple moving average is $57.96. The company has a market cap of $61.29 billion, a PE ratio of 7.16, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.52 and a beta of 1.50. Canadian Natural Resources has a 1-year low of $29.53 and a 1-year high of $70.60.

Canadian Natural Resources Cuts Dividend

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, October 5th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 16th will be issued a $0.5822 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 15th. This represents a $2.33 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.27%. Canadian Natural Resources's payout ratio is currently 31.10%.

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CNQ Company Calendar

Last Earnings
8/05/2021
Today
8/18/2022
Ex-Dividend for 8/31 Dividend
8/22/2022
Dividend Payable
8/31/2022
Ex-Dividend for 10/5 Dividend
9/15/2022
Dividend Payable
10/05/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/03/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Crude petroleum & natural gas
Sub-Industry
N/A
Employees
9,735
Year Founded
1989

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$86.79
High Stock Price Forecast
$115.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$53.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+55.1%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.50
Research Coverage
12 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$6.12 billion
Pretax Margin
33.18%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$26.21 billion
Cash Flow
$9.24 per share
Book Value
$27.42 per share

Miscellaneous

Outstanding Shares
1,123,620,000
Free Float
1,067,441,000
Market Cap
$62.89 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.50

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Norman Murray Edwards O.C. (Age 62)
    Exec. Chairman
    Comp: $9.62M
  • Mr. Timothy Shawn McKay (Age 60)
    Pres & Director
    Comp: $5.51M
  • Mr. Mark A. Stainthorpe C.F.A. (Age 44)
    CFO & Sr. VP of Fin.
    Comp: $1.69M
  • Mr. Scott G. Stauth (Age 56)
    Chief Operating Officer of Oil Sands
    Comp: $2.23M
  • Mr. Darren M. Fichter (Age 51)
    Chief Operating Officer of Exploration & Production
    Comp: $1.82M
  • Mr. Ronald Dae Jung Kim C.A.
    Principal Accounting Officer & VP of Fin.
  • Mr. Joy P. Romero (Age 65)
    Vice-Pres of Technology & Innovation
  • Mr. Stephen C. Suche (Age 62)
    Vice-Pres of Information & Corp. Services
  • Lance J. Casson
    Mang. of Investor Relations
  • Paul M. Mendes (Age 56)
    VP of Legal, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec.













CNQ Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Canadian Natural Resources stock right now?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Canadian Natural Resources in the last twelve months. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" CNQ shares.
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What is Canadian Natural Resources' stock price forecast for 2022?

12 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for Canadian Natural Resources' shares. Their CNQ share price forecasts range from $53.00 to $115.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $86.79 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 59.1% from the stock's current price.
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How have CNQ shares performed in 2022?

Canadian Natural Resources' stock was trading at $42.25 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, CNQ stock has increased by 29.1% and is now trading at $54.55.
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Are investors shorting Canadian Natural Resources?

Canadian Natural Resources saw a decrease in short interest in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totaling 17,240,000 shares, a decrease of 28.2% from the July 15th total of 24,020,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 3,020,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 5.7 days. Approximately 1.5% of the company's stock are short sold.
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When is Canadian Natural Resources' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November 3rd 2022.
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How were Canadian Natural Resources' earnings last quarter?

Canadian Natural Resources Limited (NYSE:CNQ) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 5th. The oil and gas producer reported $0.99 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.77 by $0.22. The oil and gas producer had revenue of $5.31 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $5.26 billion. Canadian Natural Resources had a net margin of 25.39% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 31.63%.

How often does Canadian Natural Resources pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Canadian Natural Resources?

Canadian Natural Resources declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, August 5th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 16th will be given a dividend of $0.5822 per share on Wednesday, October 5th. This represents a $2.33 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.27%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 15th.
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Is Canadian Natural Resources a good dividend stock?

Canadian Natural Resources (NYSE:CNQ) pays an annual dividend of $2.37 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.37%. CNQ has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The company does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 31.10%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, CNQ will have a dividend payout ratio of 30.86% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for CNQ.

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

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

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 number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (7.27%), TD Asset Management Inc. (1.68%), Yacktman Asset Management LP (1.49%), Bank of Nova Scotia (1.47%), Mackenzie Financial Corp (1.31%) and Toronto Dominion Bank (0.75%).

How do I buy shares of Canadian Natural Resources?

Shares of CNQ stock 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 $54.55.

How much money does Canadian Natural Resources make?

Canadian Natural Resources (NYSE:CNQ) has a market capitalization of $61.29 billion and generates $26.21 billion in revenue each year. The oil and gas producer earns $6.12 billion in net income (profit) each year or $7.62 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Canadian Natural Resources have?

The company employs 9,735 workers across the globe.

When was Canadian Natural Resources founded?

Canadian Natural Resources was founded in 1989.

How can I contact Canadian Natural Resources?

Canadian Natural Resources' mailing address is 2100 855-2 STREET SW, CALGARY A0, T2P 4J8. The official website for the company is www.cnrl.com. The oil and gas producer can be reached via phone at (403) 517-6700, via email at ir@cnrl.com, or via fax at 403-517-7350.

This page (NYSE:CNQ) was last updated on 8/18/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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