Canadian National Railway Company Company Profile (TSE:CNR)

About Canadian National Railway Company (TSE:CNR)

Canadian National Railway Company logoCanadian National Railway Company engages in rail and related transportation business. The company transports cargo, serving exporters, importers, retailers, farmers, and manufacturers. It operates a network of approximately 20,000 route miles of track spans Canada and mid-America connecting the Atlantic, the Pacific, and the Gulf of Mexico. The company serves the cities and ports of Vancouver, Prince Rupert (British Columbia), Montreal, Halifax, New Orleans, and Mobile (Alabama), as well as the metropolitan areas of Toronto, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Calgary, Chicago, Memphis, Detroit, Duluth (Minnesota)/Superior (Wisconsin), and Jackson (Mississippi) with connections to various points in North America. Canadian National Railway Company was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Montreal, Canada.

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$75.1 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 751,000,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: C$102.70
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: C$100.13
  • 52 Week Range: C$80.63 - C$108.64
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 19.67
  • P/E Growth: 1.96
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: C$12.77 billion
  • Price / Sales: 5.88
  • Book Value: C$20.01 per share
  • Price / Book: 5.00
Dividend:
  • Dividend Yield: 1.6%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: C$6.87 billion
  • Net Margins: 30.97%
  • Return on Equity: 27.63%
  • Return on Assets: 11.09%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 1.28 million shs.
  • Short Ratio: 7.5
 

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 declared 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 1.65%. The ex-dividend date 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) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July, 25th. The company reported $1.34 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.31 by $0.03. The business earned $3.33 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.22 billion. Canadian National Railway Company had a return on equity of 27.63% and a net margin of 30.97%. 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?

8 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for Canadian National Railway Company's shares. Their predictions range from C$89.00 to C$115.00. On average, they anticipate Canadian National Railway Company's share price to reach C$102.42 in the next year. 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$100.00.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Canadian National Railway Company (TSE CNR)
Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  270 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  403 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  673
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: 4 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: C$102.42

Analysts' Ratings History for Canadian National Railway Company (TSE:CNR)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
7/26/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperformC$111.00View Rating Details
6/16/2017Raymond James Financial, Inc.Boost Price TargetOutperformC$112.00 -> C$115.00View Rating Details
6/15/2017ScotiabankBoost Price TargetOutperformC$110.00 -> C$115.00View Rating Details
6/8/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperformC$110.00View Rating Details
5/2/2017TD SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldC$105.00View Rating Details
4/25/2017DesjardinsLower Price TargetC$105.00 -> C$99.00View Rating Details
4/25/2017CIBCBoost Price TargetC$100.00 -> C$105.00View Rating Details
4/25/2017National Bank FinancialBoost Price TargetC$94.00 -> C$101.00View 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 8/19/2015 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
10/24/2017$1.35N/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2017Q2 2017$1.31$1.34$3.22 billion$3.33 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/21/2014$1.00$1.03$3.10 billion$3.12 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/22/2014$0.63$0.66$2.65 billion$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: $5.03
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.64
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20174$1.09$1.14$1.11
Q2 20176$1.16$1.32$1.28
Q3 20176$1.35$1.39$1.36
Q4 20176$1.25$1.32$1.28
Q1 20182$1.23$1.26$1.25
Q2 20182$1.46$1.48$1.47
Q3 20182$1.48$1.50$1.49
Q4 20182$1.40$1.47$1.44
(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$0.419/7/20179/8/20179/29/2017
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
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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fool.ca logoBuy and Forget: Canadian National Railway Company
www.fool.ca - August 18 at 5:25 PM
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seekingalpha.com - August 16 at 5:48 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - August 16 at 5:48 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoTrade groups call on U.S. to investigate CSX rail disruptions
finance.yahoo.com - August 15 at 6:03 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCANADA STOCKS-TSX rises, led by financials as U.S.-N.Korea tensions ease
finance.yahoo.com - August 14 at 5:47 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSee what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Canadian National Railway Co.
finance.yahoo.com - August 12 at 4:51 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of CNR.TO earnings conference call or presentation 25-Jul-17 8:30pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - August 12 at 3:51 AM
fool.ca logoRRSP Investors: 2 Canadian Dividend Stocks to Own for 20 Years - The Motley Fool Canada
www.fool.ca - August 11 at 5:47 PM
nasdaq.com logoCN Conductors In Canada Approve New Labour Agreement - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - August 8 at 5:03 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCN conductors in Canada ratify new labour agreement
finance.yahoo.com - August 8 at 5:03 PM
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www.fool.ca - August 4 at 5:40 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCanadian National Railway Co. :CNR-CA: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 4, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 4 at 5:39 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCanadian National Railway Co. – Value Analysis (TORONTO:CNR) : August 4, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 3 at 10:15 PM
msn.com logoRRSP Investors: 5 Reasons to Own Canadian National Railway Company
www.msn.com - August 2 at 6:07 PM
nasdaq.com logoCSX top executive blames employee push-back on service disruptions - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - August 2 at 4:08 AM
nasdaq.com logoCSX chief executive attributes service disruptions to employee push-back - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - August 1 at 6:03 PM
fool.ca logoRRSP Investors: 5 Reasons to Own Canadian National Railway Company - The Motley Fool Canada
www.fool.ca - August 1 at 6:03 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCanadian National Railway: Inside the 2Q17 Rise in Grain Revenues
finance.yahoo.com - August 1 at 6:03 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCanadian National Railway: Why Operating Margins Fell in 2Q17
finance.yahoo.com - August 1 at 6:03 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhy Analysts Have a ‘Hold’ Rating for Canadian National Railway
finance.yahoo.com - August 1 at 6:03 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCanadian National Railway Company (TSE:CNR) Insider Sean Finn Sells 15,425 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 31 at 4:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCanadian National Railway Company (TSE:CNR) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 29 at 12:43 AM
reuters.com logoRegulator letter to railroad CSX highlights customer complaints - Reuters
www.reuters.com - July 28 at 7:08 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCanadian National Railway Beat 2Q17 Earnings, Stock Fell 1.9%
finance.yahoo.com - July 28 at 7:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCanadian National Railway Company (CNR) Insider Purchases C$129,441.00 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 28 at 1:23 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDesjardins Analysts Decrease Earnings Estimates for Canadian National Railway Company (CNR)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 28 at 10:18 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBrokers Issue Forecasts for Canadian National Railway Company's Q3 2017 Earnings (TSE:CNR)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 28 at 10:18 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoCN announces C$500-million debt offering
finance.yahoo.com - July 27 at 10:43 PM
theglobeandmail.com logoCN Rail boosts profit but sees threat in rising Canadian dollar - The Globe and Mail
www.theglobeandmail.com - July 27 at 5:41 PM
theglobeandmail.com logoCN Rail boosts profit but sees threat in rising Canadian dollar - The Globe and Mail
www.theglobeandmail.com - July 27 at 5:41 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCanadian National Railway Company (TSE:CNR) Director Purchases C$486,080.00 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 27 at 1:30 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFY2017 Earnings Estimate for Canadian National Railway Company (TSE:CNR) Issued By National Bank Financial
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 27 at 10:07 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoQ3 2017 Earnings Forecast for Canadian National Railway Company (TSE:CNR) Issued By Cormark
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 27 at 8:34 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoQ3 2017 Earnings Forecast for Canadian National Railway Company Issued By Seaport Global Securities (CNR)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 27 at 8:34 AM
rttnews.com logoCanadian National Railway Co Q2 Income Rises 16%
www.rttnews.com - July 27 at 3:28 AM
zacks.com logoCanadian National (CNI) Q2 Earnings In Line, Revenues Beat
www.zacks.com - July 27 at 3:28 AM
nasdaq.com logoTSX Slides Despite Sustained Oil Rally -- Canadian Commentary - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - July 26 at 5:59 PM
fool.ca logoCanadian National Railway Company Surpasses Q2 Estimates: Time to Buy? - The Motley Fool Canada
www.fool.ca - July 26 at 5:59 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBMO Capital Markets Reaffirms "Outperform" Rating for Canadian National Railway Company (TSE:CNR)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 26 at 3:53 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCanadian National Railway Company (TSE:CNR) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.03 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 26 at 1:15 PM
seekingalpha.com logoCanadian National Railway Company 2017 Q2 - Results - Earnings Call Slides
seekingalpha.com - July 25 at 10:22 PM
nasdaq.com logoCanadian National Railway Co Q2 Income Rises 16% - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - July 25 at 5:20 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCanadian National Railway Company Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.41 (CNR)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 25 at 4:47 PM
fool.ca logoCanadian National Railway Company: Buy the Dip Before Earnings? - The Motley Fool Canada
www.fool.ca - July 24 at 11:19 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhy Canadian National Railway (CNI) Might Surprise This Earnings Season
finance.yahoo.com - July 24 at 11:19 AM
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