Canadian Pacific Railway Limited Company Profile (NYSE:CP)

About Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE:CP)

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited logoCanadian Pacific Railway Limited, together with its subsidiaries, owns and operates a transcontinental freight railway in Canada and the United States. The Company operates through rail transportation segment. The Company's transports bulk commodities, merchandise freight, and intermodal traffic over a network of approximately 12,400 miles. Its railway feeds directly into the United States heartland from the east and west coasts. Its Bulk commodities include grain, coal, potash, fertilizers and sulfur. Its Merchandise freight consists of finished vehicles and machinery, as well as forest and industrial and consumer products. Its 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. Its subsidiaries include Canadian Pacific Railway Company, Soo Line Railroad Company, Delaware and Hudson Railway Company, Inc. and Mount Stephen Properties Inc.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Transportation
  • Industry: Ground Freight & Logistics
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:CP
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.cpr.ca
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $25.74762 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 145,500,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $165.87
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $158.73
  • 52 Week Range: $139.29 - $179.17
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 17.49
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 17.18
  • P/E Growth: 2.37
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $5.33 billion
  • Price / Sales: 4.83
  • Book Value: $31.47 per share
  • Price / Book: 5.63
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $1.80
  • Dividend Yield: 1.0%
Profitability:
  • EBITDA: $2.76 billion
  • Net Margins: 27.92%
  • Return on Equity: 31.91%
  • Return on Assets: 8.46%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.33%
  • Current Ratio: 0.53%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.44%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 542,022 shs.
  • Beta: 1.11
  • Short Ratio: 0.83
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE:CP)

What is Canadian Pacific Railway Limited's stock symbol?

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

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

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, July 18th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 29th will be paid a dividend of $0.4411 per share on Monday, October 30th. This represents a $1.76 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.00%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 28th. This is a boost from Canadian Pacific Railway Limited's previous quarterly dividend of $0.41. View Canadian Pacific Railway Limited's Dividend History.

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

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock repurchase program on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase 4,380,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are usually an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Canadian Pacific Railway Limited's earnings last quarter?

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE:CP) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, January, 18th. The company reported $3.04 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $3.11 by $0.07. The business earned $1.64 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.24 billion. Canadian Pacific Railway Limited had a return on equity of 31.91% and a net margin of 27.92%. The business's revenue was down 3.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $2.72 EPS. View Canadian Pacific Railway Limited's Earnings History.

When will Canadian Pacific Railway Limited make its next earnings announcement?

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, January, 17th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Canadian Pacific Railway Limited.

Where is Canadian Pacific Railway Limited's stock going? Where will Canadian Pacific Railway Limited's stock price be in 2017?

18 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Canadian Pacific Railway Limited's stock. Their forecasts range from $119.00 to $238.00. On average, they expect Canadian Pacific Railway Limited's share price to reach $188.47 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Canadian Pacific Railway Limited.

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

Who are Canadian Pacific Railway Limited's key executives?

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Andrew Fitzpatrick Reardon, Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Keith Edward Creel, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Nadeem Velani, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President
  • Robert Allen Johnson, Executive Vice President - Operations
  • Laird J. Pitz, Chief Risk Officer, Vice President
  • Jeffrey Jerom Ellis, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary
  • Jill Denham, Director
  • John R. Baird, Independent Director
  • Isabelle Courville, Independent Director
  • Gillian H. Denham, Independent Director

Who owns Canadian Pacific Railway Limited stock?

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include APG Asset Management N.V. (0.16%), Viking Fund Management LLC (0.06%), Montrusco Bolton Investments Inc. (0.06%), Shell Asset Management Co. (0.03%), Murphy Capital Management Inc. (0.01%) and Eqis Capital Management Inc. (0.00%). Company insiders that own Canadian Pacific Railway Limited stock include E Hunter Harrison, Mark Kenneth Wallace, Matthew H Paull, Pershing Square Capital Manage, Peter John Edwards and Ubavka Rebecca Macdonald. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Canadian Pacific Railway Limited.

Who sold Canadian Pacific Railway Limited stock? Who is selling Canadian Pacific Railway Limited stock?

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Montrusco Bolton Investments Inc., Viking Fund Management LLC and Murphy Capital Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Canadian Pacific Railway Limited stock in the last year include E Hunter Harrison, Mark Kenneth Wallace, Peter John Edwards and Ubavka Rebecca Macdonald. View Insider Buying and Selling for Canadian Pacific Railway Limited.

Who bought Canadian Pacific Railway Limited stock? Who is buying Canadian Pacific Railway Limited stock?

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Shell Asset Management Co., Eqis Capital Management Inc., APG Asset Management N.V. and BB&T Corp. Company insiders that have bought Canadian Pacific Railway Limited stock in the last two years include Matthew H Paull and Peter John Edwards. View Insider Buying and Selling for Canadian Pacific Railway Limited.

How do I buy Canadian Pacific Railway Limited stock?

Shares of Canadian Pacific Railway Limited can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Canadian Pacific Railway Limited's stock price today?

One share of Canadian Pacific Railway Limited stock can currently be purchased for approximately $177.11.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE CP)
Community Ranking:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  598 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  442 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,040
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE:CP) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 16 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.89)
Consensus Price Target: $188.47 (6.41% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE:CP)
Price Target History for Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE:CP)
Analysts' Ratings History for Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE:CP)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/19/2017ArgusBoost Price TargetBuy$180.00 -> $200.00N/AView Rating Details
10/18/2017Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$214.00 -> $225.00N/AView Rating Details
10/18/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingPositive -> Buy$238.00N/AView Rating Details
10/18/2017Cowen and CompanyBoost Price TargetOutperform -> Outperform$182.00 -> $184.00N/AView Rating Details
10/12/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoUpgradeNeutral -> OverweightN/AView Rating Details
9/21/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$184.00MediumView Rating Details
9/13/2017National Bank FinancialDowngradeOutperform -> Sector Perform$219.00 -> $207.00HighView Rating Details
8/24/2017Loop CapitalUpgradeHold -> BuyLowView Rating Details
8/7/2017Wolfe ResearchDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformLowView Rating Details
7/22/2017Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingOutperform$175.00 -> $180.00MediumView Rating Details
7/20/2017Bank of America CorporationBoost Price TargetBuy$190.00 -> $193.00LowView Rating Details
7/20/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperformLowView Rating Details
7/13/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperform$178.00 -> $183.00LowView Rating Details
5/14/2017Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy$165.00 -> $180.00HighView Rating Details
4/22/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweight$177.00 -> $174.00LowView Rating Details
1/10/2017CLSAUpgradeUnderperform -> OutperformN/AView Rating Details
10/26/2016Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingOutperform$171.00N/AView Rating Details
10/24/2016Seaport Global SecuritiesInitiated CoverageBuy$165.00N/AView Rating Details
10/22/2016Susquehanna Bancshares IncReiterated RatingNeutral$167.00 -> $168.00N/AView Rating Details
10/22/2016TD SecuritiesReiterated RatingHold$205.00N/AView Rating Details
10/22/2016ScotiabankReiterated RatingOutperform$210.00 -> $220.00N/AView Rating Details
10/22/2016DesjardinsReiterated RatingBuy$212.00 -> $227.00N/AView Rating Details
10/17/2016Raymond James Financial, Inc.DowngradeStrong-Buy -> OutperformN/AView Rating Details
10/11/2016Vertical ResearchInitiated CoverageBuyN/AView Rating Details
8/11/2016Atlantic SecuritiesInitiated CoverageOverweightN/AView Rating Details
7/21/2016Buckingham ResearchDowngradeBuy -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
4/20/2016Avondale PartnersReiterated RatingBuy$150.00N/AView Rating Details
3/23/2016Topeka Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageHold$196.00N/AView Rating Details
3/15/2016StephensInitiated CoverageEqual WeightN/AView Rating Details
1/22/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuy$220.00 -> $210.00N/AView Rating Details
1/22/2016NomuraReiterated RatingHold$140.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/24/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE:CP)
Earnings by Quarter for Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE:CP)
Earnings History by Quarter for Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE CP)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
1/17/2018        
1/18/2017Q416$3.11$3.04$1.24 billion$1.64 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/19/2016Q316$2.79$2.73$1.26 billion$1.55 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
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$2.03$2.06$1.69 billion$1.71 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/21/2015Q215$1.95$1.99$1.71 billion$1.65 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/21/2015Q115$1.77$1.85$1.67 billion$1.67 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/22/2015Q414$2.28$2.20$1.51 billion$1.45 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/21/2014Q314$2.22$2.04$1.70 billion$1.67 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/17/2014Q214$1.97$1.96$1.65 billion$1.68 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/22/2014Q114$1.38$1.31$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)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE:CP)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $9.05
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $9.97
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20176$1.84$2.19$1.95
Q2 20176$1.95$2.38$2.11
Q3 20176$2.26$2.59$2.38
Q4 20176$2.56$2.63$2.60
Q1 20182$2.09$2.32$2.21
Q2 20182$2.42$2.62$2.52
Q3 20182$2.38$2.60$2.49
Q4 20182$2.67$2.84$2.76
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE:CP)
Next Dividend:10/30/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.80
Dividend Yield:1.02%
Dividend Growth:7.90% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:19.15% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
19.87% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
17.46% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE:CP)

Dividend History by Quarter for Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE CP)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
7/18/2017quarterly$0.441.08%9/28/20179/29/201710/30/2017
5/11/2017quarterly$0.411.06%6/28/20176/30/20177/31/2017
2/15/2017quarterly$0.381%3/29/20173/31/20174/24/2017
12/14/2016quarterly$0.381.04%12/28/201612/30/20161/30/2017
7/12/2016quarterly$0.391.13%9/28/20169/30/201610/24/2016
4/20/2016quarterly$0.270.73%6/22/20166/24/20167/25/2016
2/24/2016quarterly$0.260.85%3/22/20163/24/20164/25/2016
12/16/2015quarterly$0.260.8%12/29/201512/31/20151/25/2016
7/27/2015quarterly$0.270.7%9/23/20159/25/201510/26/2015
5/15/2015quarterly$0.290.64%6/24/20156/26/20157/27/2015
2/20/2015quarterly$0.280.59%3/25/20153/27/20154/27/2015
12/17/2014quarterly$0.300.64%12/29/201412/31/20141/26/2015
7/25/2014quarterly$0.330.67%9/24/20149/26/201410/27/2014
5/1/2014quarterly$0.320.81%6/25/20146/27/20147/28/2014
2/21/2014quarterly$0.320.82%3/26/20143/28/20144/28/2014
11/27/2013$0.3312/24/201312/27/20131/27/2014
11/29/2013quarterly$0.330.87%12/23/201312/27/20131/27/2014
7/22/2013quarterly$0.341.05%9/25/20139/27/201310/28/2013
5/1/2013quarterly$0.341.12%6/26/20136/28/20137/29/2013
2/22/2013quarterly$0.351.17%3/26/20133/28/20134/29/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE:CP)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.01%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 65.99%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE:CP)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE:CP)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE:CP)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
1/26/2017Mark Kenneth WallaceVPSell577$154.36$89,065.72View SEC Filing  
1/24/2017Mark Kenneth WallaceVPSell3,910$152.45$596,079.50View SEC Filing  
1/23/2017Mark Kenneth WallaceVPSell8,080$150.18$1,213,454.40View SEC Filing  
1/20/2017E Hunter HarrisonCEOSell178,617$150.81$26,937,229.77View SEC Filing  
12/23/2016Ubavka Rebecca MacdonaldDirectorSell3,900$143.65$560,235.00View SEC Filing  
11/23/2016Peter John EdwardsVPSell15,300$149.60$2,288,880.00View SEC Filing  
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)

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