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DOW   37,798.97
QQQ   431.10
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ASML’s Earnings Could Bring The Stock to New Highs
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DOW   37,798.97
QQQ   431.10
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ASML’s Earnings Could Bring The Stock to New Highs
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TSE:CNQ

Canadian Natural Resources (CNQ) Stock Price, News & Analysis

C$107.03
+0.18 (+0.17%)
(As of 04/16/2024 ET)
Today's Range
C$106.08
C$108.15
50-Day Range
C$80.60
C$112.61
52-Week Range
C$69.83
C$112.99
Volume
5.78 million shs
Average Volume
6.47 million shs
Market Capitalization
C$114.52 billion
P/E Ratio
14.33
Dividend Yield
3.60%
Price Target
C$106.67

Canadian Natural Resources MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.62 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
0.9% Downside
C$106.67 Price Target
Short Interest
N/A
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
1.01mentions of Canadian Natural Resources in the last 14 days
Based on 11 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
C$32.57 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
N/A

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

3.71 out of 5 stars

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About Canadian Natural Resources Stock (TSE:CNQ)

Canadian Natural Resources Limited acquires, explores for, develops, produces, markets, and sells crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids (NGLs). The company offers light and medium crude oil, primary heavy crude oil, Pelican Lake heavy crude oil, bitumen (thermal oil), and synthetic crude oil (SCO). The company's midstream assets include two pipeline systems; and a 50% working interest in an 84-megawatt cogeneration plant at Primrose. It operates primarily in Western Canada; the United Kingdom portion of the North Sea; and Offshore Africa. The company was formerly known as AEX Minerals Corporation and changed its name to Canadian Natural Resources Limited in December 1975. Canadian Natural Resources Limited was incorporated in 1973 and is headquartered in Calgary, Canada.

CNQ Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
2/29/2024
Ex-Dividend for 4/5 Dividend
3/14/2024
Dividend Payable
4/05/2024
Today
4/16/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/02/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Energy
Industry
Oil & Gas E&P
Sub-Industry
N/A
CIK
N/A
Fax
N/A
Employees
10,272
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
C$106.67
High Stock Price Target
C$124.00
Low Stock Price Target
C$86.00
Potential Upside/Downside
-0.9%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.62
Research Coverage
13 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
C$8.23 billion
Pretax Margin
N/A

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
C$35.97 billion
Cash Flow
C$1.25 per share
Book Value
C$37.14 per share

Miscellaneous

Outstanding Shares
1,070,000,000
Free Float
N/A
Market Cap
C$115.19 billion
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
1.98
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Norman Murray Edwards O.C. (Age 64)
    Executive Chairman
    Comp: $11.62M
  • Mr. Scott G. Stauth (Age 58)
    President & Director
    Comp: $3.8M
  • Mr. Mark A. Stainthorpe C.F.A. (Age 46)
    CFO & Senior VP of Finance
    Comp: $2.57M
  • Robin Sean Zabek (Age 52)
    Chief Operating Officer of E&P
    Comp: $1.29M
  • Victor Clinton Darel C.A. (Age 47)
    CPA, VP of Finance & Principal Accounting Officer
  • Lance J. Casson
    Manager of Investor Relations
  • Brenda Gayle Balog
    VP of Legal & General Counsel
  • Mr. Ronald Keith Laing (Age 54)
    Senior Vice-President of Corporate Development & Land
  • Mark Anthony Overwater (Age 55)
    Vice-President of Marketing
  • Dean W. Halewich (Age 56)
    Senior Vice-President of Safety, Risk Management & Innovation

Should I Buy Canadian Natural Resources Stock? CNQ Pros and Cons Explained

Pros

Here are some ways that investors could benefit from investing in Canadian Natural Resources Limited:

  • Canadian Natural Resources has shown consistent revenue growth, with strong earnings per share (EPS) performance, beating analyst estimates.
  • The company has a healthy dividend yield of 4.08%, providing investors with a steady income stream.
  • Recent analyst upgrades and price target increases indicate positive sentiment towards the stock, potentially leading to price appreciation.
  • Canadian Natural Resources has a strong market capitalization of C$110.16 billion, reflecting its stability and size in the market.
  • The stock price has been trading near its 52-week high, indicating positive momentum and investor confidence in the company's performance.

Cons

Investors should be bearish about investing in Canadian Natural Resources Limited for these reasons:

  • The company's debt-to-equity ratio of 31.01 may raise concerns about its financial leverage and ability to manage debt effectively.
  • While the dividend yield is attractive, the payout ratio of 51.54% suggests a significant portion of earnings is being distributed as dividends, potentially limiting reinvestment for growth.
  • Market volatility and fluctuations in commodity prices, particularly in the energy sector where Canadian Natural Resources operates, can impact the company's financial performance.
  • High beta of 1.98 indicates the stock is more volatile compared to the market, which may not be suitable for conservative investors seeking stability.
  • Despite recent positive performance, investors should consider the cyclical nature of the energy industry, which can lead to fluctuations in stock price based on market conditions.
These pros and cons were generated based on recent news and financial data from MarketBeat in order to provide readers with the fastest and most accurate insights. They were last updated on Wednesday, April 10, 2024. Please send any questions or comments about these Canadian Natural Resources pros and cons to contact@marketbeat.com.

CNQ Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Canadian Natural Resources stock right now?

13 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Canadian Natural Resources in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" CNQ shares.
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What is Canadian Natural Resources' stock price target for 2024?

13 Wall Street research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Canadian Natural Resources' stock. Their CNQ share price targets range from C$86.00 to C$124.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach C$106.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 0.9%.
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How have CNQ shares performed in 2024?

Canadian Natural Resources' stock was trading at C$86.81 at the beginning of the year. Since then, CNQ shares have increased by 24.0% and is now trading at C$107.65.
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When is Canadian Natural Resources' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 2nd 2024.
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How were Canadian Natural Resources' earnings last quarter?

Canadian Natural Resources Limited (TSE:CNQ) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 29th. The company reported $2.34 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.14 by $0.20. The company had revenue of $9.55 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $9.04 billion. Canadian Natural Resources had a net margin of 22.89% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 21.11%.

How often does Canadian Natural Resources pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Canadian Natural Resources?

Canadian Natural Resources announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 29th. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 15th will be given a dividend of 1.05 per share on Friday, April 5th. This represents a $4.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.90%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 14th. This is a boost from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of C$1.00.
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Is Canadian Natural Resources a good dividend stock?

Canadian Natural Resources (TSE:CNQ) pays an annual dividend of C$3.85 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.53%. The dividend payout ratio is 51.54%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
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What other stocks do shareholders of Canadian Natural Resources own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Canadian Natural Resources investors own include Intact Financial (IFC), Constellation Software (CSU), Enbridge (ENB), Suncor Energy (SU), Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS), Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD), Air Canada (AC), Alimentation Couche-Tard (ATD.B), Vermilion Energy (VET) and Royal Bank of Canada (RY).

How do I buy shares of Canadian Natural Resources?

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This page (TSE:CNQ) was last updated on 4/16/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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