Canadian National Railway Company Company Profile (TSE:CNR)

About Canadian National Railway Company (TSE:CNR)

Canadian National Railway Company logoCanadian National Railway Company is engaged in the rail and related transportation business. The Company's network of approximately 20,000 route miles of track spans Canada and mid-America, connecting approximately three coasts, including the Atlantic, the Pacific and the Gulf of Mexico and serving the cities and ports of Vancouver, Prince Rupert (British Columbia), Montreal, Halifax, New Orleans, and Mobile (Alabama), and the metropolitan areas of Toronto, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Calgary, Chicago, Memphis, Detroit, Duluth (Minnesota)/Superior (Wisconsin), and Jackson (Mississippi), with connections to all points in North America. Its network and connections to all Class I railroads provide its customers access to the three North American Free Trade Agreement nations. It carries over 300 million tons of cargo, serving exporters, importers, retailers, farmers and manufacturers. Its freight includes seven commodity representing a portfolio of goods.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Services
  • Industry: Railroads
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: TSE:CNR
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.cn.ca
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: C$77.08 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 751,000,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: C$100.83
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: C$101.99
  • 52 Week Range: C$82.85 - C$108.64
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 20.19
  • P/E Growth: 1.99
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: C$12.77 billion
  • Price / Sales: 6.04
  • Book Value: C$20.01 per share
  • Price / Book: 5.13
Dividend:
  • Dividend Yield: 1.7%
Profitability:
  • EBITDA: C$6.87 billion
  • Net Margins: 30.97%
  • Return on Equity: 27.63%
  • Return on Assets: 11.09%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 1.11 million shs.
  • Short Ratio: 9.5
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Canadian National Railway Company (TSE:CNR)

What is Canadian National Railway Company's stock symbol?

Canadian National Railway Company trades on the Tornton Stock Exchange (TSX) under the ticker symbol "CNR."

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

Canadian National Railway Company announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, July 25th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 8th will be paid a dividend of 0.4125 per share on Friday, September 29th. This represents a $1.65 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.61%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 7th. View Canadian National Railway Company's Dividend History.

How were Canadian National Railway Company's earnings last quarter?

Canadian National Railway Company (TSE:CNR) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July, 25th. The company reported $1.34 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.31 by $0.03. The company earned $3.33 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.22 billion. Canadian National Railway Company had a net margin of 30.97% and a return on equity of 27.63%. View Canadian National Railway Company's Earnings History.

When will Canadian National Railway Company make its next earnings announcement?

Canadian National Railway Company is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October, 24th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Canadian National Railway Company.

Where is Canadian National Railway Company's stock going? Where will Canadian National Railway Company's stock price be in 2017?

7 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for Canadian National Railway Company's stock. Their forecasts range from C$92.00 to C$115.00. On average, they anticipate Canadian National Railway Company's share price to reach C$106.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Canadian National Railway Company.

Who are some of Canadian National Railway Company's key competitors?

Who are Canadian National Railway Company's key executives?

Canadian National Railway Company's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Robert L. Pace, Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Luc Jobin, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Ghislain Houle, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Russell J. Hiscock, President and Chief Executive Officer - CN Investment Division
  • Michael Cory, Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Jean-Jacques Ruest, Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer
  • Sean Finn, Executive Vice President - Corporate Services, Chief Legal Officer, Corporate Secretary
  • Serge Leduc, Senior Vice President, Chief Information and Technology Officer
  • Matthew Barker, Senior Vice President - Network Operations and Planning
  • Scott Daniels, Senior Vice President - Strategy and Innovation

How do I buy Canadian National Railway Company stock?

Shares of Canadian National Railway Company and other Canadian stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). Brokers that permit trading on the TSX include Fidelity, Interactive Brokers, PennTrade and Charles Schwab.

What is Canadian National Railway Company's stock price today?

One share of Canadian National Railway Company stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$102.64.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Canadian National Railway Company (TSE CNR)
Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  299 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  429 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  728
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Canadian National Railway Company and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Canadian National Railway Company (TSE:CNR) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.57)
Consensus Price Target: C$106.00
Consensus Price Target History for Canadian National Railway Company (TSE:CNR)
Price Target History for Canadian National Railway Company (TSE:CNR)
Analysts' Ratings History for Canadian National Railway Company (TSE:CNR)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/26/2017CIBCLower Price TargetC$111.00 -> C$110.00View Rating Details
9/13/2017National Bank FinancialLower Price TargetC$108.00 -> C$105.00View Rating Details
9/11/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperformC$111.00View Rating Details
9/11/2017ScotiabankReiterated RatingOutperformC$115.00View Rating Details
9/8/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperformC$110.00View Rating Details
6/16/2017Raymond James Financial, Inc.Boost Price TargetOutperformC$112.00 -> C$115.00View Rating Details
5/2/2017TD SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldC$105.00View Rating Details
4/25/2017DesjardinsLower Price TargetC$105.00 -> C$99.00View Rating Details
4/13/2017MacquarieLower Price TargetC$100.00 -> C$98.00View Rating Details
1/17/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoBoost Price TargetC$91.00 -> C$92.00View Rating Details
9/27/2016Loop CapitalReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
9/12/2016Canadian National Railway CompanyBoost Price TargetC$85.00 -> C$89.00View Rating Details
9/12/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetC$85.00 -> C$89.00View Rating Details
8/11/2016Atlantic SecuritiesReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
4/1/2016FirstEnergy CapitalDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
1/27/2016FirstEnergy CorporationUpgradeOutperformView Rating Details
1/27/2016Canaccord GenuityLower Price TargetBuyC$84.00 -> C$83.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/20/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Canadian National Railway Company (TSE:CNR)
Earnings by Quarter for Canadian National Railway Company (TSE:CNR)
Earnings History by Quarter for Canadian National Railway Company (TSE CNR)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/24/2017C$1.35N/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2017Q2 2017C$1.31C$1.34C$3.22 billionC$3.33 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/21/2014C$1.00C$1.03C$3.10 billionC$3.12 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/22/2014C$0.63C$0.66C$2.65 billionC$2.69 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Canadian National Railway Company (TSE:CNR)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.02
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.55
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20174$1.09$1.14$1.11
Q2 20176$1.16$1.32$1.28
Q3 20176$1.31$1.39$1.35
Q4 20176$1.25$1.30$1.27
Q1 20182$1.22$1.23$1.23
Q2 20182$1.43$1.46$1.45
Q3 20182$1.46$1.48$1.47
Q4 20182$1.40$1.42$1.41
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for Canadian National Railway Company (TSE CNR)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
7/25/2017quarterly$0.411.66%9/7/20179/8/20179/29/2017
4/24/2017quarterly$0.411.6%6/7/20176/9/20176/30/2017
1/24/2017quarterly$0.411.79%3/8/20173/10/20173/31/2017
10/25/2016quarterly$0.381.68%12/7/201612/9/201612/30/2016
7/25/2016quarterly$0.381.76%9/7/20169/9/20169/30/2016
4/25/2016quarterly$0.381.92%6/7/20166/9/20166/30/2016
1/26/2016quarterly$0.381.91%3/8/20163/10/20163/31/2016
10/27/2015quarterly$0.311.58%12/8/201512/10/201512/31/2015
7/20/2015quarterly$0.311.7%9/4/20159/9/20159/30/2015
4/20/2015quarterly$0.311.66%6/5/20156/9/20156/30/2015
1/27/2015quarterly$0.311.44%3/6/20153/10/20153/31/2015
10/21/2014quarterly$0.251.19%12/8/201412/10/201412/31/2014
7/21/2014quarterly$0.251.3%9/5/20149/9/20149/30/2014
4/22/2014quarterly$0.251.53%6/5/20146/9/20146/30/2014
1/30/2014quarterly$0.251.6%3/6/20143/10/20143/31/2014
12/6/2013Quarterly$0.221.45%12/6/201312/31/201312/31/2013
12/6/2013Quarterly$0.431.45%12/6/201312/31/201312/31/2013
10/22/2013quarterly$0.1312/10/201312/31/2013
7/22/2013quarterly$0.439/9/20139/30/2013
4/24/2013quarterly$0.436/7/20136/28/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Canadian National Railway Company (TSE:CNR)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Canadian National Railway Company (TSE:CNR)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Canadian National Railway Company (TSE:CNR)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/25/2017Sean FinnInsiderSell11,168C$100.75C$1,125,176.00
9/22/2017Jean-Jacques RuestInsiderSell31,464C$81.99C$2,579,733.36
9/11/2017Sean FinnInsiderSell11,500C$99.13C$1,139,995.00
8/31/2017Michael A CoryInsiderSell250C$100.44C$25,110.00
7/28/2017Sean FinnInsiderSell15,425C$98.46C$1,518,745.50
7/27/2017Scott DanielsInsiderBuy1,300C$99.57C$129,441.00
7/26/2017Robert PaceDirectorBuy4,900C$99.20C$486,080.00
6/23/2017Robert L PhillipsDirectorBuy2,000C$105.63C$211,260.00
6/15/2017Kimberley A MadiganInsiderSell1,592C$78.58C$125,099.36
6/2/2017Sean FinnInsiderSell12,885C$106.07C$1,366,711.95
5/25/2017Jean-Jacques RuestInsiderSell15,655C$103.40C$1,618,727.00
4/28/2017Donald CartyDirectorBuy5,000C$72.35C$361,750.00
4/27/2017Sean FinnInsiderSell2,841C$98.82C$280,747.62
3/22/2017Denis LosierDirectorSell2,000C$95.05C$190,100.00
3/21/2017Jean-Jacques RuestInsiderSell15,417C$95.94C$1,479,106.98
3/17/2017Sean FinnInsiderSell2,100C$96.71C$203,091.00
3/15/2017Edith E HolidayDirectorSell6,441C$72.61C$467,681.01
3/15/2017Michael A CoryInsiderSell2,100C$96.58C$202,818.00
3/13/2017Sean FinnInsiderSell1,000C$97.81C$97,810.00
1/26/2017James E O'connorDirectorBuy2,850C$70.05C$199,642.50
1/26/2017Sean FinnInsiderSell14,460C$91.63C$1,324,969.80
3/21/2016Michael A CoryInsiderBuy122C$81.73C$9,971.06
3/17/2016Sean FinnInsiderSell7,415C$81.35C$603,173.18
3/8/2016Sean FinnInsiderSell6,300C$79.85C$503,073.90
3/1/2016Claude MongeauDirectorSell82,101C$79.03C$6,488,310.67
2/1/2016Robert L PhillipsDirectorBuy145C$73.48C$10,654.60
1/28/2016James E O'connorDirectorBuy3,884C$51.50C$200,018.23
12/15/2015Sean FinnInsiderSell2,516C$74.79C$188,174.16
12/11/2015Jim V VenaInsiderSell21,756C$72.79C$1,583,725.84
12/3/2015John Frederick OrrInsiderSell3,630C$77.51C$281,347.87
12/2/2015Sean FinnInsiderSell1,129C$79.76C$90,049.04
12/1/2015Michael A CoryInsiderSell1,300C$80.00C$104,000.00
11/16/2015Jean-Jacques RuestInsiderSell20,111C$76.32C$1,534,901.69
11/9/2015Jean-Jacques RuestInsiderSell6,624C$79.61C$527,347.90
11/5/2015Jim V VenaInsiderSell83,860C$60.07C$5,037,495.36
11/3/2015Claude MongeauDirectorSell120,000C$60.83C$7,299,540.00
10/30/2015Luc JobinInsiderSell167,400C$80.55C$13,483,450.62
10/29/2015Kimberley A MadiganInsiderSell16,800C$81.79C$1,374,066.96
9/22/2015Sean FinnInsiderSell2,500C$74.52C$186,302.50
9/16/2015Sean FinnInsiderSell4,000C$75.54C$302,176.00
9/8/2015Sean FinnInsiderSell2,000C$72.19C$144,372.00
8/21/2015Donald CartyDirectorBuy1,000C$56.30C$56,298.00
8/18/2015William Henry Gates IIIInsiderBuy25,000C$60.90C$1,522,500.00
6/15/2015Sean FinnInsiderSell45,000C$73.19C$3,293,644.50
3/19/2015Denis LosierDirectorSell10,000C$87.07C$870,700.00
10/24/2014Sean FinnInsiderSell12,600C$76.21C$960,205.68
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Canadian National Railway Company (TSE:CNR)
Latest Headlines for Canadian National Railway Company (TSE:CNR)
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finance.yahoo.com logoStocks to watch as NAFTA's future remains in doubt - Yahoo News
finance.yahoo.com - October 19 at 10:56 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCanadian National Railway (CNI) Q3 Earnings: What's in Store?
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finance.yahoo.com logoCANADA STOCKS-Energy, mining retreat pressure TSX, offset hefty CP gains
finance.yahoo.com - October 18 at 6:47 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoResearch Initiated on Industrials Stocks, Canadian National Railway, Canadian Pacific Railway, TFI International, and Student Transportation
finance.yahoo.com - October 17 at 6:08 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCanadian National Railway Co. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CNR-CA : October 17, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 17 at 6:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCanadian National Railway Company Forecasted to Post Q3 2017 Earnings of $1.31 Per Share (CNR)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 17 at 6:34 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCanadian National Railway Company (CNR) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 17 at 3:44 AM
fool.ca logoWhat it Takes to Reach a $10 Million Portfolio - The Motley Fool Canada
www.fool.ca - October 12 at 11:11 PM
theglobeandmail.com logoCN Rail loses appeal, ordered to pay costs stemming from 2015 derailments
www.theglobeandmail.com - October 12 at 6:09 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCanadian National Railway Company (CNR) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 12 at 12:48 AM
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www.fool.ca - October 6 at 10:43 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoIs It Time To Buy Canadian National Railway Company (TSX:CNR) Based Off Its PE Ratio?
finance.yahoo.com - October 4 at 11:53 AM
News IconBombardier, Siemens rail merger de-railed by control issues: sources
www.businessinsider.com - September 29 at 8:09 AM
bloomberg.com logoCanadian CEO, Small Business Surveys Show Sliding Optimism
www.bloomberg.com - September 28 at 5:16 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Selling: Canadian National Railway Company (CNR) Insider Sells 11,168 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 26 at 7:24 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCanadian National Railway Company (CNR) PT Lowered to C$110.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 26 at 3:10 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCanadian National Railway Company (CNR) Insider Sells C$2,579,733.36 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 25 at 4:32 PM
prnewswire.com logoCN encourages public to be safe around railroads for first national Rail Safety Week in the United States - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - September 25 at 12:18 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCN encourages public to be safe around railroads for first national Rail Safety Week in the United States
finance.yahoo.com - September 25 at 12:18 PM
fool.ca logoCanadian National Railway Company: Every Portfolio Should Have This Stock - The Motley Fool Canada
www.fool.ca - September 23 at 10:17 PM
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www.fool.ca - September 22 at 4:23 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCanadian National Railway Co. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : CNR-CA : September 21, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 21 at 5:17 PM
marketwatch.com logoNew Ray-Mont Logistics transload facility welcomes its first unit train in Prince Rupert - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - September 18 at 10:25 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNational Bank Financial Analysts Reduce Earnings Estimates for Canadian National Railway Company (CNR)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 15 at 8:26 AM
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www.fool.com - September 14 at 6:07 PM
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www.fool.ca - September 14 at 6:07 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCanadian National Railway Company to Post Q3 2017 Earnings of $1.34 Per Share, National Bank Financial Forecasts (CNR)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 14 at 6:12 AM
fool.ca logoHow 4 Stocks Will Let Investors Retire Rich - The Motley Fool Canada
www.fool.ca - September 13 at 6:36 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCP, CN Rail remain optimistic on grain volume despite dry weather
finance.yahoo.com - September 13 at 6:36 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCANADA STOCKS-TSX dips as energy rally tempers broad, mining-led losses
finance.yahoo.com - September 13 at 6:36 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCanadian National Railway Company (CNR) Given New C$105.00 Price Target at National Bank Financial
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 13 at 1:38 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCanadian National Railway Company (CNR) Insider Sells C$1,139,995.00 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 12 at 1:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCanadian National Railway Co. : CNR-CA: Dividend Analysis : September 08th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : September 11, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 11 at 11:03 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDaily Coverage on Industrials Stocks Canadian National Railway Canadian Pacific Railway TFI International and Student Transportation
finance.yahoo.com - September 11 at 6:01 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCanadian National Railway Company (CNR) PT Set at C$115.00 by Scotiabank
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 11 at 3:12 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBMO Capital Markets Reiterates C$111.00 Price Target for Canadian National Railway Company (CNR)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 11 at 3:12 PM
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www.fool.ca - September 9 at 3:50 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoRoyal Bank Of Canada Reiterates C$110.00 Price Target for Canadian National Railway Company (CNR)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 8 at 4:26 PM
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bizjournals.com logoPeroxyChem Receives Canadian National Railway Company's 2016 Safe Handling Award
www.bizjournals.com - September 6 at 5:20 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCanadian National Railway Company (CNR) Insider Sells C$25,110.00 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 1 at 4:40 PM
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www.fool.ca - August 31 at 10:21 PM
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www.fool.ca - August 30 at 6:26 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCN: Port of Prince Rupert container terminal a model of supply chain collaboration and a true success story
finance.yahoo.com - August 29 at 5:44 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCanadian National Railway Retained the Top Position in Week 33
finance.yahoo.com - August 28 at 5:13 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCanadian National Railway Is Chugging Along the Growth Track
finance.yahoo.com - August 27 at 4:45 PM
baystreet.ca logoIncome Investors: Time to Get on the Dividend Train - Baystreet.ca
www.baystreet.ca - August 24 at 10:36 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCanadian National (CNI) Firing on All Cylinders: Invest Now?
finance.yahoo.com - August 23 at 6:00 PM

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