Canadian Pacific Railway Company Profile (NYSE:CP)

About Canadian Pacific Railway

Canadian Pacific Railway logoCanadian Pacific Railway Limited (CP), together with its subsidiaries, operates a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States. The Company operates in rail transportation segment. The Company's business mix includes bulk commodities, merchandise freight and intermodal traffic over a network of approximately 12,500 miles, serving the principal business centers of Canada from Montreal, Quebec, to Vancouver, British Columbia, and the United States Northeast and Midwest regions. The Company transports bulk commodities, merchandise freight and intermodal traffic. Bulk commodities include Canadian grain, U.S. grain, coal, potash, and fertilizers and sulfur. Merchandise freight consists of finished vehicles and automotive parts, as well as forest and industrial and consumer products. Intermodal traffic consists of retail goods in overseas containers that can be transported by train, ship and truck and in domestic containers and trailers that can be moved by train and truck.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Transportation
  • Industry: Railroads
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: CP
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $152.29
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $145.86
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $135.48
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 19.93
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 16.24
  • P/E Growth: 2.62
  • Market Cap: $22.50B
  • Outstanding Shares: 147,771,000
  • Beta: 1.43
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Canadian Pacific Railway (NYSE:CP) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 7 Hold Ratings, 18 Buy Ratings, 1 Strong Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.70)
Consensus Price Target: $181.29 (19.04% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Canadian Pacific Railway (NYSE:CP)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/11/2016Atlantic SecuritiesInitiated CoverageOverweightView Rating Details
7/25/2016ArgusBoost Price TargetBuy$155.00 -> $165.00View Rating Details
7/22/2016RBC Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperform$203.00 -> $216.00View Rating Details
7/21/2016Buckingham ResearchDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
7/21/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$203.00 -> $216.00View Rating Details
7/20/2016Cowen and CompanyBoost Price TargetOutperform$166.00 -> $168.00View Rating Details
7/7/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperform$200.00View Rating Details
6/22/2016TD SecuritiesReiterated RatingHold$195.00 -> $185.00View Rating Details
6/22/2016DesjardinsUpgradeHold -> Buy$204.00 -> $195.00View Rating Details
6/22/2016Raymond James Financial Inc.UpgradeOutperform -> Strong-Buy$210.00 -> $200.00View Rating Details
6/18/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy$170.00View Rating Details
6/4/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
6/3/2016Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageOverweightView Rating Details
5/19/2016Credit Agricole SAInitiated CoverageUnderperformView Rating Details
4/25/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Initiated CoverageNeutralView Rating Details
4/20/2016Avondale PartnersReiterated RatingBuy$150.00View Rating Details
4/21/2016Sanford C. BernsteinBoost Price TargetOutperform$155.00 -> $170.00View Rating Details
4/13/2016Bank of America Corp.Initiated CoverageBuyView Rating Details
4/11/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingFocus List -> Overweight$133.00 -> $142.00View Rating Details
4/6/2016SusquehannaBoost Price Target$129.00 -> $149.00View Rating Details
3/23/2016Topeka Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageHold$196.00View Rating Details
3/15/2016National Bank FinancialReiterated RatingOutperform$182.00 -> $186.00View Rating Details
3/15/2016StephensInitiated CoverageEqual WeightView Rating Details
1/22/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuy$220.00 -> $210.00View Rating Details
1/22/2016NomuraReiterated RatingHold$140.00View Rating Details
1/12/2016ScotiabankReiterated RatingOutperform$232.00 -> $215.00View Rating Details
10/2/2015CIBCLower Price Target$230.00 -> $225.00View Rating Details
9/30/2015Goldman Sachs Group Inc.UpgradeNeutral -> BuyView Rating Details
6/1/2015BB&T Corp.Lower Price TargetBuy$220.00 -> $200.00View Rating Details
12/22/2014FirstEnergy CapitalUpgradeOutperformView Rating Details
10/3/2014ING GroupBoost Price Target$230.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 8/26/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Canadian Pacific Railway (NYSE:CP)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/20/2016Q216$2.50$2.05$1.57 billion$1.45 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/20/2016Q116$2.40$2.50$1.62 billion$1.59 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/21/2016Q415$2.82$2.72$1.74 billion$1.69 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/20/2015Q315$2.67$2.69$1.69 billion$1.71 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/21/2015Q215$2.58$2.45$1.71 billion$1.65 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/21/2015Q115$2.19$2.26$1.67 billion$1.67 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/22/2015Q414$2.57$2.20$1.76 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/21/2014Q314$2.39$2.31$1.70 billion$1.67 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/17/2014Q214$2.09$2.11$1.65 billion$1.68 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/22/2014Q114$1.50$1.44$1.53 billion$1.51 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/29/2014Q413$1.87$1.91$1.61 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/23/2013Q313$1.74$1.88$1.53 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/24/2013Q213$1.51$1.43$1.51 billion$1.50 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/24/2013Q113$1.21$1.24$1.48 billion$1.50 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/29/2013Q412$1.28$1.28$1.49 billion$1.50 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/24/2012$1.24$1.30ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2012$0.91$0.60ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/20/2012$0.79$0.82ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2012$1.12$1.08ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/25/2011$1.14$1.14ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2011$0.73$0.75ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/21/2011$0.18$0.20ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2011$1.09$1.12ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Canadian Pacific Railway (NYSE:CP)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $8.09 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $9.38 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20168$1.67$1.96$1.84
Q2 20166$1.56$2.09$1.70
Q3 20166$2.09$2.33$2.18
Q4 20166$2.30$2.53$2.40
Q1 20173$2.10$2.33$2.19
Q2 20173$2.23$2.38$2.33
Q3 20173$2.36$2.59$2.44
Q4 20173$2.47$2.65$2.56
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Canadian Pacific Railway (NYSE:CP)
Annual Dividend:$1.53
Dividend Yield:1.00%
Payout Ratio:20.82% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
18.91% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
16.31% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:-4.10% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for Canadian Pacific Railway (NYSE:CP)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Canadian Pacific Railway (NYSE:CP)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/3/2016Pershing Square Capital ManageDirectorSell9,840,890$141.68$1,394,257,295.20View SEC Filing  
4/26/2016Matthew H PaullDirectorBuy1,000$143.89$143,890.00View SEC Filing  
4/25/2016Peter John EdwardsVPBuy1$147.00$147.00View SEC Filing  
4/22/2016Pershing Square Capital ManageDirectorSell4,100,000$148.25$607,825,000.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Canadian Pacific Railway (NYSE:CP)
DateHeadline logoCanadian Pacific Railway : CP welcomes results of TSB Safety Summit, calls for meaningful change regarding on-board recordings (NYSE:CP) - August 25 at 9:42 PM
News IconCanada rail safety questioned after train derailment in Toronto causes diesel leak (NYSE:CP) - August 23 at 4:28 PM
News IconToday's Top Gainers in the Market Canadian Pacific Railway Limited ... - The Daily Leicester (NYSE:CP) - August 23 at 8:36 AM logoRail safety questioned after Canadian Pacific Railway train derailment causes diesel leak - The Globe and Mail (NYSE:CP) - August 22 at 9:05 AM logoCanada rail safety questioned after train derailment diesel leak (NYSE:CP) - August 22 at 9:05 AM
News IconFreight train derailment in Toronto causes diesel fuel leak (NYSE:CP) - August 21 at 4:08 PM
News IconNo injuries after CP Rail train derails north of Dupont Street (NYSE:CP) - August 21 at 8:55 AM
News IconRailroads: Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE:CP) Position of the day (NYSE:CP) - August 19 at 8:28 PM
News IconAmtrak Names New CEO (NYSE:CP) - August 19 at 3:27 PM logoTarget of the week: Kansas City Southern (NYSE:CP) - August 19 at 3:27 PM logoCanadian Pacific Railway Rises 1.34% on Heavy Volume: Watch For Potential Pullback (NYSE:CP) - August 18 at 4:24 PM logoCanadian Pacific Railway : CP encourages supply chain, producer collaboration in moving 2016-17 crop (NYSE:CP) - August 17 at 4:31 PM
News IconTop Gainers of the Day: Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE:CP) from Railroads (NYSE:CP) - August 17 at 10:27 AM logoWhat Took a Toll on Canadian Pacific’s Carloads? (NYSE:CP) - August 17 at 10:27 AM logoShould Investors Buy Canadian Pacific Railway Limited? (NYSE:CP) - August 15 at 4:32 PM logoCanadian Pacific Railway : S&P Dow Jones Indices Announces Changes to the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices (NYSE:CP) - August 10 at 10:36 PM logoCANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY LTD/CN Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NYSE:CP) - August 10 at 8:01 AM logoHow Did Canadian National’s Intermodal Volumes Fare against the Industry? (NYSE:CP) - August 9 at 10:50 AM logoAckman Hops Off Canadian Pacific with $1.5B (CP, PSHZF ... - Investopedia (NYSE:CP) - August 8 at 4:29 PM logoAckman Hops Off Canadian Pacific with $1.5B ( (NYSE:CP) - August 8 at 4:29 PM logoNew Broker Ratings For Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE:CP) - FTSE News (NYSE:CP) - August 5 at 4:25 PM logoIs Ackman's Pershing Square Preparing A More Aggressive Strategy? (NYSE:CP) - August 5 at 4:25 PM logoCanadian Pacific Railway Ltd. : CP-US: Dividend Analysis : September 30th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : August 5, 2016 (NYSE:CP) - August 5 at 4:25 PM logoCanadian Pacific Railway Ltd is a win for Bill Ackman, no matter how you keep track (NYSE:CP) - August 4 at 10:02 PM logoBill Ackman Raises $1.4 Billion in Canadian Pacific Railway Sell (NYSE:CP) - August 4 at 10:02 PM logoAckman Unloads Stake In Canadian Pacific (CP) (NYSE:CP) - August 4 at 4:33 PM
News IconUpdate on Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE:CP) for the day (NYSE:CP) - August 4 at 4:33 PM
News IconAckman exits Canadian Pacific, freeing up $1.5 bln for next bet: Reuters (NYSE:CP) - August 4 at 11:15 AM logoCANADA STOCKS-TSX falls as Manulife, CP Rail weigh (NYSE:CP) - August 4 at 11:15 AM logoBillionaire Bill Ackman Dumps Canadian Pacific Railway Limited: Should You Too? (NYSE:CP) - August 4 at 11:15 AM logoPershing Square Sells Its Canadian Pacific Stake (NYSE:CP) - August 4 at 11:15 AM logoPershing Square Holdings, Ltd. Announces Sale of Canadian Pacific Stock (NYSE:CP) - August 3 at 9:59 PM logoAckman’s Hedge Fund Sells Off Big Stake in Canadian Pacific (NYSE:CP) - August 3 at 9:59 PM
News IconAckman's Pershing Square selling its stake in Canadian Pacific Railway (NYSE:CP) - August 3 at 9:59 PM logoThe Wall Street Journal: Ackman’s Pershing Square divests its $1.4 billion stake in Canadian Pacific (NYSE:CP) - August 3 at 7:43 PM
News IconCity removes CP ties, begins temporary pathway along Arbutus Greenway (NYSE:CP) - August 3 at 4:27 PM logoCanadian National’s Forest Products Segment Bucks the Trend in 2Q (NYSE:CP) - August 2 at 9:09 AM logoCanadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE:CP) Updated Price Targets - FTSE News (NYSE:CP) - August 1 at 4:19 PM
News IconHow has Canadian Pacific Railway Limited:(NYSE:CP) performed recently? - The Daily Leicester (NYSE:CP) - July 30 at 11:29 AM logoETF’s with exposure to Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. : July 29, 2016 (NYSE:CP) - July 29 at 1:21 PM logoCanadian Pacific’s Intermodal: Domestic Shines, International Down (NYSE:CP) - July 27 at 11:04 AM logoWhy KSU’s Agriculture & Minerals Revenues Rose in 2Q16 (NYSE:CP) - July 27 at 9:04 AM logoCanadian Pacific Railway Ltd. :CP-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : July 26, 2016 (NYSE:CP) - July 26 at 9:56 AM logoCanadian Pacific Railway Ltd. :CP-CA: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : July 26, 2016 (NYSE:CP) - July 26 at 9:55 AM logoCANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY LTD/CN Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Change in Directors o (NYSE:CP) - July 26 at 6:01 AM
News IconCanadian National Railway Co Bottom Line Drops 7% In Q2 (NYSE:CP) - July 25 at 9:07 PM
News IconCanadian National Railway Company (CNI) Shares are Up 1.67% (NYSE:CP) - July 25 at 9:07 PM logoArgus Raises Its Canadian Pacific Price Target To $165 (NYSE:CP) - July 25 at 3:35 PM
News IconCanadian Pacific Railway Limited on Focus After Raising In Today's Session (NYSE:CP) - July 25 at 3:35 PM logoCANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY LTD/CN Financials (NYSE:CP) - July 23 at 1:04 PM


Canadian Pacific Railway (NYSE:CP) Chart for Friday, August, 26, 2016

Last Updated on 8/26/2016 by Staff