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

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$201.48 -0.32 (-0.16 %)
(As of 08/21/2018 08:00 AM ET)
Previous Close$201.80
Today's Range$200.74 - $202.52
52-Week Range$150.91 - $205.57
Volume166,800 shs
Average Volume468,081 shs
Market Capitalization$28.77 billion
P/E Ratio21.40
Dividend Yield0.98%
Canadian Pacific Railway logoCanadian 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


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.21
Current Ratio0.57
Quick Ratio0.48


Trailing P/E Ratio21.40
Forward P/E Ratio19.83
P/E Growth1.71

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.05 billion
Price / Sales5.68
Cash Flow$12.3607 per share
Price / Cash16.30
Book Value$34.25 per share
Price / Book5.88


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$8.78
Net Income$1.86 billion
Net Margins33.92%
Return on Equity27.87%
Return on Assets8.64%


Outstanding Shares142,570,000
Market Cap$28.77 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 10th. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 29th will be given a dividend of $0.438 per share on Monday, July 30th. This represents a $1.75 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.87%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 28th. View Canadian Pacific Railway's Dividend History.

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

Canadian Pacific Railway declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock repurchase program on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which authorizes the company to buyback 4,380,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are generally an indication 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) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, July, 18th. The transportation company reported $3.16 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $2.40 by $0.76. The transportation company earned $1.75 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.73 billion. Canadian Pacific Railway had a return on equity of 27.87% and a net margin of 33.92%. The firm's revenue was up 6.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $2.77 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 Tuesday, October, 16th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Canadian Pacific Railway.

What price target have analysts set for CP?

13 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Canadian Pacific Railway's shares. Their predictions range from $205.00 to $243.00. On average, they anticipate Canadian Pacific Railway's stock price to reach $216.10 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 7.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Canadian Pacific Railway.

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

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Canadian Pacific Railway in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings, 10 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Canadian Pacific Railway.

Are investors shorting Canadian Pacific Railway?

Canadian Pacific Railway saw a increase in short interest in the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 976,521 shares, an increase of 47.4% from the July 13th total of 662,558 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 671,949 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.5 days. View Canadian Pacific Railway's Current Options Chain.

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)

Has Canadian Pacific Railway been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about CP stock have been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Canadian Pacific Railway earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media stories about the transportation company an impact score of 47.43 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. View Recent Headlines for Canadian Pacific Railway.

Who are Canadian Pacific Railway's major shareholders?

Canadian Pacific Railway's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include TD Asset Management Inc. (2.63%), Artisan Partners Limited Partnership (2.33%), Egerton Capital UK LLP (1.96%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.44%), CIBC Asset Management Inc (1.21%) and Beutel Goodman & Co Ltd. (1.06%). Company insiders that own Canadian Pacific Railway stock include E Hunter Harrison, Mark Kenneth Wallace, Peter John Edwards and Ubavka Rebecca Macdonald. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Canadian Pacific Railway.

Which institutional investors are selling Canadian Pacific Railway stock?

CP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, OppenheimerFunds Inc., Millennium Management LLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC, CIBC Asset Management Inc, CIBC World Markets Inc., Morgan Stanley and TD Asset Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Canadian Pacific Railway.

Which institutional investors are buying Canadian Pacific Railway stock?

CP stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Egerton Capital UK LLP, Toronto Dominion Bank, Addenda Capital Inc., Fiera Capital Corp, OMERS ADMINISTRATION Corp, Addenda Capital Inc., Standard Life Aberdeen plc and Gateway Investment Advisers LLC. 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 $201.48.

How big of a company is Canadian Pacific Railway?

Canadian Pacific Railway has a market capitalization of $28.77 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 12,163 workers across the globe.

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:  687 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  562 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,249
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 8/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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