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Canadian Pacific Railway Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.09 (+0.03 %)
(As of 09/25/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $300.39
50-Day Range
MA: $295.93
52-Week Range
Now: $300.39
Volume213,295 shs
Average Volume456,256 shs
Market Capitalization$40.71 billion
P/E Ratio23.84
Dividend Yield0.81%
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 energy, chemicals and plastics, metals, minerals and consumer, automotive, and forest products. It also transports intermodal traffic comprising retail goods in overseas containers. The company offers rail and intermodal transportation services through a network of approximately 12,500 miles serving business centers in Quebec and British Columbia, Canada; and the United States Northeast and Midwest regions. Canadian Pacific Railway Limited was founded in 1881 and is headquartered in Calgary, Canada.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 2.8Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.89 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Railroads, line-haul operating



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.87 billion
Cash Flow$16.43 per share
Book Value$38.88 per share


Net Income$1.84 billion


Market Cap$40.71 billion
Next Earnings Date10/28/2020 (Estimated)
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Canadian Pacific Railway (NYSE:CP) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Canadian Pacific Railway's stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Canadian Pacific Railway's stock was trading at $217.30 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, CP shares have increased by 38.2% and is now trading at $300.39.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Canadian Pacific Railway?

23 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Canadian Pacific Railway in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 17 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Canadian Pacific Railway's next earnings date?

Canadian Pacific Railway is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 28th 2020.
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How were Canadian Pacific Railway's earnings last quarter?

Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd (NYSE:CP) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July, 22nd. The transportation company reported $4.07 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.75 by $1.32. The transportation company had revenue of $1.79 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.78 billion. Canadian Pacific Railway had a return on equity of 34.28% and a net margin of 29.48%. The company's revenue was down 9.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $4.30 EPS.
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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 Wednesday, July 22nd. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 25th will be given a dividend of $0.7065 per share on Monday, October 26th. This represents a $2.83 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.94%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 24th. This is a positive change from Canadian Pacific Railway's previous quarterly dividend of $0.59.
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What price target have analysts set for CP?

23 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Canadian Pacific Railway's shares. Their forecasts range from $257.00 to $450.00. On average, they expect Canadian Pacific Railway's stock price to reach $338.70 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 12.8% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Canadian Pacific Railway?

Canadian Pacific Railway saw a increase in short interest in September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totaling 999,600 shares, an increase of 13.4% from the August 31st total of 881,500 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 352,300 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.8 days. Approximately 0.7% of the company's shares are short sold.
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Who are some of Canadian Pacific Railway's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Canadian Pacific Railway own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Canadian Pacific Railway investors own include Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), NVIDIA (NVDA), AbbVie (ABBV), Visa (V), Union Pacific (UNP), Home Depot (HD), Mastercard (MA), Pfizer (PFE), Walmart (WMT) and Boeing (BA).

Who are Canadian Pacific Railway's key executives?

Canadian Pacific Railway's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Keith E. Creel, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 50)
  • Mr. Nadeem Velani, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 46)
  • Mr. Robert Allen Johnson, Exec. VP of Operations (Age 57)
  • Mr. John Kenneth Brooks, Exec. VP & Chief Marketing Officer (Age 48)
  • Mr. Laird Joseph Pitz, Sr. VP & Chief Risk Officer (Age 74)

What is Canadian Pacific Railway's stock symbol?

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

Who are Canadian Pacific Railway's major shareholders?

Canadian Pacific Railway's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include WCM Investment Management LLC (4.41%), FIL Ltd (3.81%), Vanguard Group Inc. (2.99%), TD Asset Management Inc. (2.77%), FMR LLC (2.23%) and CIBC Asset Management Inc (1.16%).
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Which major investors are selling Canadian Pacific Railway stock?

CP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Toronto Dominion Bank, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Vanguard Group Inc., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Alberta Investment Management Corp, and Neuberger Berman Group LLC.
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Which major investors are buying Canadian Pacific Railway stock?

CP stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, FMR LLC, Holocene Advisors LP, QV Investors Inc., WCM Investment Management LLC, Toronto Dominion Bank, Alyeska Investment Group L.P., and CIBC Asset Management Inc.
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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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Canadian Pacific Railway's stock price today?

One share of CP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $300.39.

How big of a company is Canadian Pacific Railway?

Canadian Pacific Railway has a market capitalization of $40.71 billion and generates $5.87 billion in revenue each year. The transportation company earns $1.84 billion in net income (profit) each year or $12.39 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 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]

This page was last updated on 9/27/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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