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Canadian National Railway Stock Forecast, Price & News

+4.05 (+2.94 %)
(As of 03/5/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: C$141.92
50-Day Range
MA: C$137.26
52-Week Range
Now: C$141.92
Volume2.13 million shs
Average Volume1.37 million shs
Market CapitalizationC$100.81 billion
P/E Ratio28.38
Dividend Yield1.78%
Canadian National Railway Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the rail and related transportation business. The company offers equipment, customs brokerage, transloading and distribution, business development and real estate, and private car storage services to the rail industry; intermodal services, such as temperature controlled cargo, port partnership, transloading and distribution, logistics park, customs brokerage, freight forwarding, trucking, and moving grain in containers; and trucking services comprising door-to-door, import and export dray, interline, and specialized services. It also provides supply chain services. The company operates a network of approximately 20,000 route miles of track in Canada and mid-America connecting the coasts of the Atlantic, the Pacific, and the Gulf of Mexico. It serves the automotive, coal, fertilizer, food and beverage, forest product, dimensional, grain, metal and mineral, petroleum and chemical, and consumer goods industries. The company was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Montreal, Canada.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Railroads
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesC$13.82 billion
Cash FlowC$0.81 per share
Book ValueC$27.67 per share



Market CapC$100.81 billion
Next Earnings Date4/26/2021 (Confirmed)
OptionableNot Optionable


Overall MarketRank

1.44 out of 5 stars

Analyst Opinion: 2.2Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
+4.05 (+2.94 %)
(As of 03/5/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Canadian National Railway (TSE:CNR) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Canadian National Railway a buy right now?

6 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Canadian National Railway in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" Canadian National Railway stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in CNR, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Canadian National Railway?

Wall Street analysts have given Canadian National Railway a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Canadian National Railway wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is Canadian National Railway's next earnings date?

Canadian National Railway is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, April 26th 2021.
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How were Canadian National Railway's earnings last quarter?

Canadian National Railway (TSE:CNR) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, January, 26th. The company reported $1.43 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.40 by $0.03. The firm had revenue of $3.66 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.62 billion.
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How has Canadian National Railway's stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Canadian National Railway's stock was trading at C$106.43 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, CNR shares have increased by 33.3% and is now trading at C$141.92.
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How often does Canadian National Railway pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Canadian National Railway?

Canadian National Railway announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, January 26th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, March 10th will be paid a dividend of 0.615 per share on Wednesday, March 31st. This represents a $2.46 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.73%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, March 9th. This is a boost from Canadian National Railway's previous quarterly dividend of C$0.58.
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Is Canadian National Railway a good dividend stock?

Canadian National Railway pays an annual dividend of C$2.30 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.78%. The dividend payout ratio of Canadian National Railway is 46.00%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
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What price target have analysts set for CNR?

6 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Canadian National Railway's shares. Their forecasts range from C$137.00 to C$160.00. On average, they anticipate Canadian National Railway's stock price to reach C$147.20 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 3.7% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Canadian National Railway's key executives?

Canadian National Railway's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Jean-Jacques Ruest, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 65, Pay $1.02M)
  • Mr. Ghislain Houle, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 57, Pay $823.15k)
  • Mr. Robert E. Reilly, Exec. VP & COO (Age 56, Pay $3.81M)
  • Mr. Sean Finn, Exec. VP of Corp. Services, Chief Legal Officer & Corp. Sec. (Age 62, Pay $796.86k)
  • Ms. Dorothea Klein, Sr. VP & Chief HR Officer
  • Mr. Salvatore Forgione, VP of Accounting & Corp. Comptroller
  • Mr. Dominique Malenfant, Exec. VP and Chief Information & Technology Officer (Age 59)
  • Mr. Paul Butcher, Vice-Pres of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Fiona Murray, Vice-Pres of Public & Gov. Affairs
  • Mr. Keith Donald Reardon, Sr. Vice-Pres of Consumer Product Supply Chain Growth

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What other stocks do shareholders of Canadian National Railway own?

What is Canadian National Railway's stock symbol?

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

How do I buy shares of Canadian National Railway?

Shares of CNR and other Canadian stocks can be purchased through an online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the Canadian stock market include BMO InvestorLine, CIBC Investor's Edge, Desjardins Online Brokerage, HSBC InvestDirect, Laurentian Bank Discount Brokerage, National Bank Direct Brokerage, Qtrade Investor, Questrade, RBC Direct Investing, Scotia iTrade, TD Direct Investing, and Virtual Brokers.
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What is Canadian National Railway's stock price today?

One share of CNR stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$141.92.

How much money does Canadian National Railway make?

Canadian National Railway has a market capitalization of C$100.81 billion and generates C$13.82 billion in revenue each year.

How many employees does Canadian National Railway have?

Canadian National Railway employs 24,381 workers across the globe.

What is Canadian National Railway's official website?

The official website for Canadian National Railway is www.cn.ca.

Where are Canadian National Railway's headquarters?

Canadian National Railway is headquartered at 935 de la Gauchetiere St W, MONTREAL, QC H3B 2M9, Canada.

How can I contact Canadian National Railway?

Canadian National Railway's mailing address is 935 de la Gauchetiere St W, MONTREAL, QC H3B 2M9, Canada. The company can be reached via phone at +1-514-3996569.

This page was last updated on 3/6/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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