Canadian Pacific Railway Limited Company Profile (TSE:CP)

About Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSE:CP)

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited logoCanadian Pacific Railway Limited, together with its subsidiaries, owns and operates a transcontinental freight railway in Canada and the United States. The Company operates through rail transportation segment. The Company's transports bulk commodities, merchandise freight, and intermodal traffic over a network of approximately 12,400 miles. Its railway feeds directly into the United States heartland from the east and west coasts. Its Bulk commodities include grain, coal, potash, fertilizers and sulfur. Its Merchandise freight consists of finished vehicles and machinery, as well as forest and industrial and consumer products. Its Intermodal traffic consists of retail goods in overseas containers that can be transported by train, ship and truck and in domestic containers and trailers that can be moved by train and truck. Its subsidiaries include Canadian Pacific Railway Company, Soo Line Railroad Company, Delaware and Hudson Railway Company, Inc. and Mount Stephen Properties Inc.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Services
  • Industry: Railroads
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: TSE:CP
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.cpr.ca/
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: C$30.32 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 146,084,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: C$194.15
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: C$202.72
  • 52 Week Range: C$186.21 - C$218.78
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 18.63
  • P/E Growth: 1.43
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: C$6.44 billion
  • Price / Sales: 4.71
  • Book Value: C$36.50 per share
  • Price / Book: 5.69
Dividend:
  • Dividend Yield: 1.2%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: C$3.31 billion
  • Net Margins: 29.21%
  • Return on Equity: 37.13%
  • Return on Assets: 9.89%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 343,040 shs.
  • Short Ratio: 3.58
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSE:CP)

What is Canadian Pacific Railway Limited's stock symbol?

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited trades on the Tornton Stock Exchange (TSX) under the ticker symbol "CP."

How often does Canadian Pacific Railway Limited pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Canadian Pacific Railway Limited?

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, July 17th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 29th will be paid a dividend of 0.5625 per share on Monday, October 30th. This represents a $2.25 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.08%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 28th. View Canadian Pacific Railway Limited's Dividend History.

How were Canadian Pacific Railway Limited's earnings last quarter?

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSE:CP) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, July, 19th. The company reported $2.77 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $2.69 by $0.08. The firm had revenue of $1.64 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.62 billion. Canadian Pacific Railway Limited had a return on equity of 37.13% and a net margin of 29.21%. View Canadian Pacific Railway Limited's Earnings History.

When will Canadian Pacific Railway Limited make its next earnings announcement?

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October, 17th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Canadian Pacific Railway Limited.

Where is Canadian Pacific Railway Limited's stock going? Where will Canadian Pacific Railway Limited's stock price be in 2017?

11 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Canadian Pacific Railway Limited's shares. Their forecasts range from C$164.00 to C$233.00. On average, they anticipate Canadian Pacific Railway Limited's share price to reach C$213.83 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Canadian Pacific Railway Limited.

Who are some of Canadian Pacific Railway Limited's key competitors?

Who are Canadian Pacific Railway Limited's key executives?

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Andrew Fitzpatrick Reardon, Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Keith Edward Creel, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Nadeem Velani, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President
  • Robert Allen Johnson, Executive Vice President - Operations
  • Laird J. Pitz, Chief Risk Officer, Vice President
  • Jeffrey Jerom Ellis, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary
  • Jill Denham, Director
  • John R. Baird, Independent Director
  • Isabelle Courville, Independent Director
  • Gillian H. Denham, Independent Director

How do I buy Canadian Pacific Railway Limited stock?

Shares of Canadian Pacific Railway Limited 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 Pacific Railway Limited's stock price today?

One share of Canadian Pacific Railway Limited stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$207.56.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSE CP)
Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  373 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  390 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  763
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Canadian Pacific Railway Limited 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 Pacific Railway Limited (TSE:CP) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 8 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.73)
Consensus Price Target: C$213.83

Analysts' Ratings History for Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSE:CP)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/13/2017National Bank FinancialDowngradeOverweight -> Sector PerformC$219.00 -> C$207.00View Rating Details
8/23/2017ScotiabankLower Price TargetOutperformC$225.00 -> C$220.00View Rating Details
7/20/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperformC$227.00 -> C$229.00View Rating Details
7/6/2017CIBCBoost Price TargetC$220.00 -> C$222.00View Rating Details
4/21/2017Loop CapitalDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
4/20/2017TD SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldC$210.00View Rating Details
4/20/2017DesjardinsBoost Price TargetC$221.00 -> C$232.00View Rating Details
4/20/2017Raymond James Financial, Inc.Reiterated RatingOutperformC$230.00View Rating Details
4/20/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperformC$225.00View Rating Details
4/6/2017CSFBBoost Price TargetOutperformC$225.00 -> C$229.00View Rating Details
1/17/2017Cowen and CompanyLower Price TargetC$166.00 -> C$164.00View Rating Details
1/17/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoBoost Price TargetC$231.00 -> C$233.00View Rating Details
1/9/2017CLSAUpgradeUnderperform -> OutperformView Rating Details
10/24/2016Seaport Global SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyC$165.00View Rating Details
9/12/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetC$215.00 -> C$225.00View Rating Details
8/11/2016Atlantic SecuritiesReiterated RatingOverweightView Rating Details
4/21/2016FirstEnergy CapitalDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
1/25/2016Susquehanna Bancshares IncBoost Price TargetNeutralC$128.00 -> C$129.00View Rating Details
1/22/2016Canaccord GenuityLower Price TargetBuyC$220.00 -> C$210.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/22/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSE:CP)
Earnings by Quarter for Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSE:CP)
Earnings History by Quarter for Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSE CP)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/17/2017C$3.10N/AView Earnings Details
7/19/2017Q2 2017C$2.69C$2.77C$1.62 billionC$1.64 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/17/2014C$2.11C$2.11C$1.64 billionC$1.68 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/22/2014C$1.42C$1.44C$1.50 billionC$1.51 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSE:CP)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $11.66
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $12.24
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20175$2.45$2.88$2.61
Q2 20176$2.64$3.09$2.78
Q3 20176$2.80$3.37$3.03
Q4 20176$3.05$3.46$3.25
Q1 20182$2.56$2.78$2.67
Q2 20182$2.95$3.08$3.02
Q3 20182$3.05$3.25$3.15
Q4 20182$3.40$3.40$3.40
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSE CP)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
7/17/2017quarterly$0.569/28/20179/29/201710/30/2017
5/10/2017quarterly$0.566/30/20177/31/2017
2/14/2017quarterly$0.503/31/20174/24/2017
12/13/2016quarterly$0.5012/30/20161/30/2017
7/11/2016quarterly$0.509/30/201610/24/2016
4/20/2016quarterly$0.501.22%6/22/20166/24/20167/25/2016
2/23/2016quarterly$0.350.84%3/22/20163/24/20164/25/2016
12/15/2015quarterly$0.3512/31/20151/25/2016
7/24/2015quarterly$0.350.71%9/23/20159/25/201510/26/2015
5/13/2015quarterly$0.350.68%6/24/20156/26/20157/27/2015
2/19/2015quarterly$0.350.58%3/25/20153/27/20154/27/2015
12/16/2014quarterly$0.3512/31/20141/26/2015
7/24/2014quarterly$0.350.61%9/24/20149/26/201410/27/2014
5/1/2014quarterly$0.350.71%6/25/20146/27/20147/28/2014
2/20/2014quarterly$0.350.82%3/26/20143/28/20144/28/2014
11/27/2013quarterly$0.350.87%12/23/201312/27/20131/27/2014
7/19/2013quarterly$0.359/27/201310/28/2013
4/30/2013quarterly$0.356/28/20137/29/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSE:CP)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSE:CP)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSE:CP)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/13/2017Laird Joseph PitzInsiderSell609C$157.51C$95,923.59
8/31/2017Mark Ashley ReddInsiderSell150C$154.70C$23,205.00
8/15/2017Steven NettletonInsiderSell436C$155.68C$67,876.48
8/2/2017Jeffrey EllisInsiderSell55C$197.75C$10,876.25
1/23/2017Mark WallaceInsiderSell4,500C$199.64C$898,380.00
11/20/2015Jeffrey David KampsenInsiderSell2,225C$199.90C$444,777.50
7/24/2015Guido DeciccioInsiderSell5,300C$205.00C$1,086,500.00
7/1/2015William A AckmanDirectorBuy6,221C$160.06C$995,733.26
5/4/2015Jacqueline Annette CoyleInsiderSell1,500C$236.32C$354,480.00
4/23/2015Paul Anthony GuthrieInsiderSell2,000C$240.00C$480,000.00
12/19/2014Jeffrey David KampsenInsiderSell3,350C$219.91C$736,698.50
12/12/2014Brent Lyle LaingInsiderSell2,000C$206.00C$412,000.00
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSE:CP)
Latest Headlines for Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSE:CP)
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DateHeadline
prnewswire.com logoPre-Market Technical Pulse on Railroads Stocks -- Norfolk Southern, Trinity Industries, CSX Corp., and Canadian ... - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - September 21 at 10:00 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoCanadian Pacific Railway Ltd. – Value Analysis (TORONTO:CP) : September 21, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 20 at 11:26 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCanadian Pacific Railway Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : CP-CA : September 19, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 19 at 5:29 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNational Bank Financial Weighs in on Canadian Pacific Railway Limited's Q1 2018 Earnings (CP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 15 at 11:04 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCanadian Pacific Railway Limited (CP) Insider Laird Joseph Pitz Sells 609 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 14 at 11:36 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoQ3 2017 Earnings Forecast for Canadian Pacific Railway Limited Issued By National Bank Financial (CP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 14 at 6:12 AM
reuters.com logoCP, CN Rail remain optimistic on grain volume despite dry weather - Reuters
www.reuters.com - September 13 at 6:43 PM
streetinsider.com logoNational Bank Downgrades Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (CP) to Sector Perform - StreetInsider.com
www.streetinsider.com - September 13 at 6:43 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNational Bank Financial Downgrades Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (CP) to Sector Perform
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 13 at 1:38 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCanadian Pacific Railway Limited Expected to Post FY2017 Earnings of $11.29 Per Share (CP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 13 at 8:30 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCanadian Pacific Railway Limited (CP) Forecasted to Post Q3 2017 Earnings of $2.80 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 12 at 5:58 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoCanadian Pacific Railway: Railcars Surged, Intermodal Lagged
finance.yahoo.com - September 8 at 5:48 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoTeamsters Canada-Train & Engine, CP agree on one-year renewal of existing agreement
finance.yahoo.com - September 7 at 5:37 PM
fool.ca logoTime to Throw in the Towel at Canadian Pacific Railway Limited? - The Motley Fool Canada
www.fool.ca - September 1 at 5:44 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHow Canadian Pacific Railway’s Volumes Compared to Peers
finance.yahoo.com - September 1 at 5:44 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Selling: Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (CP) Insider Sells 150 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 1 at 1:16 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCP's President and CEO to address the Morgan Stanley 5th Annual Laguna Conference on September 13
finance.yahoo.com - August 31 at 5:23 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCanadian Pacific Railway Limited (CP) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 30 at 8:48 AM
nasdaq.com logoCanadian Pacific (CP) is a Must-Add to Your Portfolio: Here's Why - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - August 29 at 5:51 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCanadian Pacific (CP) is a Must-Add to Your Portfolio: Here's Why
finance.yahoo.com - August 29 at 5:50 PM
theglobeandmail.com logoWhy the operating performance advantage of Canadian railways is about to take a major hit - The Globe and Mail
www.theglobeandmail.com - August 28 at 10:22 PM
reuters.com logoCSX tackling service issues, CEO tells rail regulator - Reuters
www.reuters.com - August 28 at 10:22 PM
streetinsider.com logoLoop Capital Upgrades Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (CP) to Buy
www.streetinsider.com - August 24 at 5:34 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCanadian Pacific Railway Limited (CP) Price Target Cut to C$220.00 by Analysts at Scotiabank
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 23 at 2:22 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhy Is Canadian Pacific (CP) Down 6.4% Since the Last Earnings Report?
finance.yahoo.com - August 22 at 6:00 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCanadian Pacific Railway’s Freight Traffic Was a Mixed Bag in Week 32
finance.yahoo.com - August 22 at 6:00 PM
streetinsider.com logoForm 8-K CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY For: Aug 21
www.streetinsider.com - August 21 at 5:11 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCP ready to again deliver best-in-class service this crop year
finance.yahoo.com - August 21 at 5:11 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. : August 18, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 19 at 4:46 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. : August 18, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 18 at 5:31 PM
nasdaq.com logoIs Canadian Pacific (CP) a Great Stock for Value Investors? - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - August 17 at 11:48 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoADP Fight Likened by Ackman to His CP Rail Victory - Yahoo Finance
finance.yahoo.com - August 17 at 11:48 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCanadian Pacific Railway Limited (CP) Insider Sells C$67,876.48 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 17 at 1:28 PM
bloomberg.com logoADP Fight Likened by Ackman to His CP Rail Victory - Bloomberg
www.bloomberg.com - August 17 at 3:58 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoIs Canadian Pacific (CP) a Great Stock for Value Investors?
finance.yahoo.com - August 16 at 5:54 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCP launches direct rail transportation service from Vancouver to Detroit
finance.yahoo.com - August 14 at 5:51 PM
nasdaq.com logoCoal Revival: A Blessing for Railroads - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - August 11 at 4:44 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoThai Billionaire Leads Four Firms With Top-20 Return Potential
finance.yahoo.com - August 9 at 5:39 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCanadian Pacific Railway Ltd. :CP-CA: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 7, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 7 at 5:53 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCanadian Pacific Railway Ltd. :CP-CA: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 7, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 7 at 5:53 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhat Led to Canadian Pacific Railway’s Volume Rise in Week 30?
finance.yahoo.com - August 7 at 5:53 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhat Led to Canadian Pacific Railway’s Volume Rise in Week 30?
finance.yahoo.com - August 7 at 5:53 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCanadian Pacific Railway Limited (CP) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 5 at 8:44 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMedia invited to CP Canada 150 Train event in Thunder Bay
finance.yahoo.com - August 4 at 5:40 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMedia invited to CP Canada 150 Train event in Winnipeg
finance.yahoo.com - August 4 at 5:40 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCP releases 2016 corporate sustainability report
finance.yahoo.com - August 3 at 8:34 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCanadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSE:CP) Insider Sells C$10,876.25 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 3 at 4:54 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMedia invited to CP Canada 150 Train event in Saskatoon
finance.yahoo.com - August 1 at 6:09 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMedia invited to CP Canada 150 Train event in Edmonton
finance.yahoo.com - July 31 at 5:21 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMedia invited to CP Canada 150 Train event in Calgary
finance.yahoo.com - July 30 at 4:38 PM

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