NYSE:CP - Canadian Pacific Railway Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$183.10 -6.92 (-3.64 %)
(As of 12/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$183.10
Today's Range$182.80 - $189.78
52-Week Range$166.36 - $224.19
Volume1.08 million shs
Average Volume637,897 shs
Market Capitalization$26.06 billion
P/E Ratio20.85
Dividend Yield1.10%
Canadian Pacific Railway Limited, together with its subsidiaries, owns and operates a transcontinental freight railway in Canada and the United States. The company transports bulk commodities, including grain, coal, potash, fertilizers, and sulphur; and merchandise freight, such as finished vehicles and machineries, automotive parts, chemicals and plastics, petroleum and crude products, and metals and minerals, as well as forest, industrial, and consumer products. It also transports intermodal traffic comprising retail goods in overseas containers that could be transported by train, ship, and truck, as well as in domestic containers and trailers that could be moved by train and truck. The company offers rail and intermodal transportation services through a network of approximately 12,500 miles serving business centers in Montreal, Quebec and Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; and the United States Northeast and Midwest regions. In addition, it offers transload, leasing, and logistics services. Canadian Pacific Railway Limited was founded in 1881 and is headquartered in Calgary, Canada.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Railroads, line-haul operating
Current SymbolNYSE:CP
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.10
Current Ratio0.68
Quick Ratio0.58


Trailing P/E Ratio20.85
Forward P/E Ratio16.92
P/E Growth1.3

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.05 billion
Price / Sales5.16
Cash Flow$12.38 per share
Price / Cash Flow14.79
Book Value$34.25 per share
Price / Book5.35


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$8.78
Net Income$1.86 billion
Net Margins34.07%
Return on Equity28.71%
Return on Assets9.27%


Outstanding Shares142,320,000
Market Cap$26.06 billion

Canadian Pacific Railway (NYSE:CP) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Canadian Pacific Railway's stock symbol?

Canadian Pacific Railway trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CP."

How often does Canadian Pacific Railway pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Canadian Pacific Railway?

Canadian Pacific Railway announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, September 18th. Investors of record on Friday, September 28th will be given a dividend of $0.4999 per share on Monday, October 29th. This represents a $2.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.09%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 27th. This is an increase from Canadian Pacific Railway's previous quarterly dividend of $0.44. View Canadian Pacific Railway's Dividend History.

How will Canadian Pacific Railway's stock buyback program work?

Canadian Pacific Railway declared that its board has authorized a share repurchase program on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which authorizes the company to repurchase 4,380,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are typically a sign that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Canadian Pacific Railway's earnings last quarter?

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE:CP) announced its earnings results on Thursday, October, 18th. The transportation company reported $4.12 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $3.16 by $0.96. The transportation company had revenue of $1.90 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.89 billion. Canadian Pacific Railway had a net margin of 34.07% and a return on equity of 28.71%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 19.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $2.90 EPS. View Canadian Pacific Railway's Earnings History.

When is Canadian Pacific Railway's next earnings date?

Canadian Pacific Railway is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 17th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Canadian Pacific Railway.

What guidance has Canadian Pacific Railway issued on next quarter's earnings?

Canadian Pacific Railway updated its third quarter 2018 earnings guidance on Monday, October, 8th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $3.20-3.20 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.83. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.48-1.48 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.41 billion.Canadian Pacific Railway also updated its FY 2018 guidance to $10.66 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for CP?

19 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for Canadian Pacific Railway's shares. Their forecasts range from $205.00 to $260.00. On average, they expect Canadian Pacific Railway's share price to reach $237.1538 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 29.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Canadian Pacific Railway.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Canadian Pacific Railway?

19 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Canadian Pacific Railway in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 18 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Canadian Pacific Railway.

Has Canadian Pacific Railway been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about CP stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Canadian Pacific Railway earned a coverage optimism score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the transportation company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are some of Canadian Pacific Railway's key competitors?

Who are Canadian Pacific Railway's key executives?

Canadian Pacific Railway's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Keith E. Creel, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 49)
  • Mr. Nadeem Velani, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 45)
  • Mr. Robert Allen Johnson, Exec. VP of Operations (Age 56)
  • Mr. Jeffrey J. Ellis, Chief Legal Officer & Corp. Sec. (Age 50)
  • Mr. Laird Joseph Pitz, Sr. VP & Chief Risk Officer (Age 73)

Who are Canadian Pacific Railway's major shareholders?

Canadian Pacific Railway's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include WCM Investment Management CA (3.29%), FIL Ltd (2.91%), Vanguard Group Inc. (2.57%), Vanguard Group Inc (2.58%), TD Asset Management Inc. (2.53%) and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.44%). Company insiders that own Canadian Pacific Railway stock include E Hunter Harrison, Mark Kenneth Wallace and Ubavka Rebecca Macdonald. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Canadian Pacific Railway.

Which major investors are selling Canadian Pacific Railway stock?

CP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Beutel Goodman & Co Ltd., Mackenzie Financial Corp, FIL Ltd, Toronto Dominion Bank, Thornburg Investment Management Inc., PCJ Investment Counsel Ltd., TD Asset Management Inc. and CIBC World Markets Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Canadian Pacific Railway.

Which major investors are buying Canadian Pacific Railway stock?

CP stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including WCM Investment Management CA, Morgan Stanley, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., Point72 Asset Management L.P., Clearbridge Investments LLC, Vanguard Group Inc, Vanguard Group Inc. and Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the Province of Alberta as represented by Alberta Investment Management Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for Canadian Pacific Railway.

How do I buy shares of Canadian Pacific Railway?

Shares of CP can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Canadian Pacific Railway's stock price today?

One share of CP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $183.10.

How big of a company is Canadian Pacific Railway?

Canadian Pacific Railway has a market capitalization of $26.06 billion and generates $5.05 billion in revenue each year. The transportation company earns $1.86 billion in net income (profit) each year or $8.78 on an earnings per share basis. Canadian Pacific Railway employs 13,000 workers across the globe.

What is Canadian Pacific Railway's official website?

The official website for Canadian Pacific Railway is http://www.cpr.ca.

How can I contact Canadian Pacific Railway?

Canadian Pacific Railway's mailing address is 7550 OGDEN DALE ROAD S.E., CALGARY A0, T2C 4X9. The transportation company can be reached via phone at 403-319-7000 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Canadian Pacific Railway (NYSE CP)

Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  730 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  583 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,313
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Canadian Pacific Railway and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CP will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CP will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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