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: N/A
  • Industry: N/A
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: TSE:CNR
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.cn.ca
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: C$77.77 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 756,099,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: C$105.97
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: C$98.91
  • 52 Week Range: C$80.11 - C$108.64
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 21.28
  • P/E Growth: 2.03
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: C$12.28 billion
  • Price / Sales: 6.33
  • Book Value: C$19.65 per share
  • Price / Book: 5.23
Dividend:
  • Dividend Yield: 1.6%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: C$6.64 billion
  • Net Margins: 27.57%
  • Return on Equity: 23.86%
  • Return on Assets: 9.53%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 1.33 million shs.
  • Short Ratio: 8.7
 
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 Monday, April 24th. Investors of record on Friday, June 9th will be given a dividend of 0.4125 per share on Friday, June 30th. This represents a $1.65 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.60%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, June 7th. View Canadian National Railway Company's Dividend 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, July, 25th 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?

9 analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives 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 stock 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$102.86.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Canadian National Railway Company (TSE CNR)
Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  264 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  394 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  658
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: 5 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.44)
Consensus Price Target: C$102.42

Analysts' Ratings History for Canadian National Railway Company (TSE:CNR)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
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
6/15/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperformC$111.00View 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 7/22/2015 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
7/25/2017$1.31N/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: $5.57
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20174$1.09$1.14$1.11
Q2 20176$1.16$1.32$1.28
Q3 20176$1.33$1.39$1.37
Q4 20176$1.25$1.30$1.27
Q1 20182$1.17$1.27$1.22
Q2 20182$1.41$1.45$1.43
Q3 20182$1.50$1.51$1.51
Q4 20182$1.38$1.45$1.42
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for Canadian National Railway Company (TSE CNR)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
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
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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DateHeadline
baystreet.ca logoGDP Figures Due Next Week on Both Sides of Border - Baystreet.ca
www.baystreet.ca - July 21 at 6:54 PM
fool.ca logoNew Investors: 2 Top Canadian Dividend Stocks for Your TFSA - The Motley Fool Canada
www.fool.ca - July 21 at 6:54 PM
fool.ca logoRRSP Investors: 2 Canadian Dividend Stocks to Buy Now and Hold for Decades - The Motley Fool Canada
www.fool.ca - July 20 at 7:16 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoADVISORY - Ghislain Houle, CN executive vice-president and chief financial officer, to address UBS Transport Conference on August 3
finance.yahoo.com - July 20 at 7:16 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCanadian National Railway Co. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CNR-CA : July 20, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 20 at 7:16 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoTop Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for July 19th
finance.yahoo.com - July 19 at 6:31 PM
nasdaq.com logoCSX profit beats expectations but shares fall after-hours - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - July 18 at 6:54 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCanadian National Railway Company (TSE:CNR) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Tuesday
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 18 at 8:23 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhere CNI’s Intermodal Growth Stands Among Peers in Week 27?
finance.yahoo.com - July 17 at 12:14 PM
fool.ca logo2 Dividend Stocks to Consider as Interest Rates Rise - The Motley Fool Canada
www.fool.ca - July 12 at 6:03 PM
nasdaq.com logoPIZ, MTX, CNR.CA, CSU.CA: Large Outflows Detected at ETF - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - July 12 at 6:03 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCN contributes C$25,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to support fire relief efforts in British Columbia
finance.yahoo.com - July 11 at 6:28 PM
seekingalpha.com logoClass I Rail Traffic Midyear 2017 Update - It's Time To Shift Focus On Pricing
seekingalpha.com - July 9 at 5:02 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCanadian delegation: 'We're taking NAFTA discussions very seriously'
finance.yahoo.com - July 8 at 9:53 AM
fool.ca logoNew Investors: 1 Top Canadian Dividend Stock to Start Your TFSA ... - The Motley Fool Canada
www.fool.ca - July 5 at 6:03 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCanadian National Railway’s Growth Journey Continued in Week 25
finance.yahoo.com - July 5 at 6:03 PM
nasdaq.com logoCANADA STOCKS-Futures point to higher open - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - July 4 at 11:28 PM
baystreet.ca logoWhy Canadian National Railway Deserves Another Look - Baystreet.ca
www.baystreet.ca - July 4 at 11:28 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCanadian National Railway Company (CNR) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 4 at 12:33 AM
nasdaq.com logoCanadian National Railway says oil spills after train derails in US - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - July 3 at 10:23 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHow Canadian National Railway (CNI) Stock Stands Out in a Strong Industry
finance.yahoo.com - June 30 at 5:30 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCANADA STOCKS-TSX falls in broad retreat as rate hike talk bites
finance.yahoo.com - June 29 at 6:39 PM
fool.ca logoCanadian National Railway Company Just Became Safer - The Motley Fool Canada
www.fool.ca - June 28 at 5:17 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoIs General Electric's Transportation Unit Back on the Right Track?
finance.yahoo.com - June 28 at 5:17 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCN recognized as an iconic Canadian brand by Interbrand Canada for Canada 150
finance.yahoo.com - June 28 at 5:17 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCN welcomes Whirlpool Canada distribution centre to Calgary Logistics Park
finance.yahoo.com - June 28 at 5:17 PM
fool.ca logoHow Canadian National Railway Company Continues to Evolve
www.fool.ca - June 27 at 4:40 PM
prnewswire.com logoADVISORY - CN to report second-quarter 2017 financial and operating results on July 25, 2017 - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - June 27 at 4:39 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoADVISORY - CN to report second-quarter 2017 financial and operating results on July 25, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 27 at 4:39 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoADVISORY - CN, Whirlpool Canada to break ground on new distribution centre at CN's Calgary Logistics Park
finance.yahoo.com - June 27 at 4:39 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSeaport Global Securities Comments on Canadian National Railway Company's Q2 2017 Earnings (CNR)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 27 at 8:20 AM
fool.ca logoA Top Canadian Dividend Stock to Start Your TFSA - The Motley Fool Canada
www.fool.ca - June 26 at 5:06 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoResearch Initiated on Industrials Stocks: Canadian National Railway, Canadian Pacific Railway, TFI International, and Student Transportation
finance.yahoo.com - June 26 at 5:06 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCanadian National Railway Company (CNR) Director Robert L. Phillips Purchases 2,000 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 23 at 5:02 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHow Canadian National Railway’s Debt Stacks Up to Its Peer Group
finance.yahoo.com - June 22 at 10:57 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoCanadian National Railway: Does It Have a Strong Intermodal?
finance.yahoo.com - June 21 at 5:39 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBrokers Issue Forecasts for Canadian National Railway Company's Q2 2017 Earnings (CNR)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 19 at 7:04 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCanadian National Railway Company's (CNR) "Outperform" Rating Reaffirmed at BMO Capital Markets
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 17 at 8:28 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoScotiabank Raises Canadian National Railway Company (CNR) Price Target to C$115.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 17 at 2:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoRaymond James Financial, Inc. Raises Canadian National Railway Company (CNR) Price Target to C$115.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 17 at 9:16 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Selling: Canadian National Railway Company (CNR) Insider Sells 1,592 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 16 at 7:38 PM
marketwatch.com logoCanadian National Railway Company to pay over $2.5 million in penalties for environmental offences
www.marketwatch.com - June 16 at 5:07 PM
nasdaq.com logoCANADA STOCKS-Futures point to higher open as oil prices edge up - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - June 16 at 5:07 PM
fool.ca logoCanadian National Railway Company Is Investing to Become the Railroad of the Future - The Motley Fool Canada
www.fool.ca - June 16 at 5:07 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCanadian National Railway Company (CNR) Price Target Increased to C$105.00 by Analysts at CIBC
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 16 at 11:16 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCanadian National Railway Company (CNR) to Post Q2 2017 Earnings of $1.29 Per Share, Desjardins Forecasts
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 16 at 8:08 AM
fool.ca logoYoung Investors: 2 Top Canadian Stocks for Your TFSA - The Motley Fool Canada
www.fool.ca - June 15 at 6:15 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPRESS DIGEST-Canada - June 15
finance.yahoo.com - June 15 at 6:14 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCanadian National Railway Company (CNR) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 9 at 5:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Canadian National Railway Co. : June 9, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 9 at 5:01 PM

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