CNR:CA:TSX-Canadian National Railway Company (CAD)

COMMON STOCK | Railroads | TSX

Last Closing Price

CAD 131.77

Change

+0.65 (+0.50)%

Market Cap

CAD 92.83B

Volume

0.86M

Avg Analyst Target

CAD 145.68 (+10.56%)

Avg User Target

CAD
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

Canadian National Railway Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the rail and related transportation business. Its portfolio of goods includes petroleum and chemicals, grain and fertilizers, coal, metals and minerals, forest products, intermodal, and automotive products serving exporters, importers, retailers, farmers, and manufacturers. The company operates a network of 19,500 route miles of track spanning Canada and the United States. It also provides vessels and docks, transloading and distribution, automotive logistics, and freight forwarding and transportation management services. The company was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Montreal, Canada.

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Relative Performance (Total Returns)

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Largest Industry Peers for Railroads

Symbol Name Price(Change) Market Cap Price / Earning Ratio EV/EBITDA
CP:CA Canadian Pacific Railway Limit..

+0.54 (+0.59%)

CAD60.62B 23.30 15.11
KLS:CA Kelso Technologies Inc

+0.02 (+2.47%)

CAD0.04B 35.00 37.08

ETFs Containing CNR:CA

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
FQC:CA CI MSCI Canada Quality In.. 0.00 % 0.80 %

N/A

CAD0.04B
MCLC:CA Manulife Multifactor Cana.. 0.00 % 0.40 %

-0.11 (-0.35%)

CAD0.26B
FLCD:CA Franklin FTSE Canada All .. 0.00 % 0.05 %

N/A

CAD0.35B
FCCL:CA Fidelity Canadian Low Vol.. 0.00 % 0.39 %

N/A

CAD0.02B
FCCQ:CA Fidelity Canadian High Qu.. 0.00 % 0.39 %

N/A

CAD0.02B
XGRO:CA iShares Core Growth ETF P.. 0.00 % 0.20 %

N/A

CAD1.03B
XBAL:CA iShares Core Balanced ETF.. 0.00 % 0.20 %

+0.02 (+0.07%)

CAD0.75B
WOMN:CA BMO Women In Leadership F.. 0.00 % 0.40 %

N/A

CAD2.92M
QCN:CA Mackenzie Canadian Equity.. 0.00 % 0.05 %

N/A

CAD0.46B
QCE:CA Mackenzie Canadian Large .. 0.00 % 0.04 %

N/A

CAD0.10B
ZVC:CA BMO MSCI Canada Value Ind.. 0.00 % 0.40 %

-0.11 (-0.49%)

CAD7.07M
PDIV:CA Purpose Enhanced Dividend.. 0.00 % 0.85 %

N/A

CAD0.03B
MIVG:CA Mackenzie Ivy Global Equi.. 0.00 % 0.84 %

N/A

CAD0.03B
FLRM:CA Franklin Liberty Risk Man.. 0.00 % 0.33 %

N/A

CAD9.55M
DGRC:CA CI WisdomTree Canada Qual.. 0.00 % 0.24 %

-0.08 (-0.24%)

CAD0.41B
ZWC:CA BMO CA High Dividend Cove.. 0.00 % 0.72 %

-0.01 (-0.06%)

CAD1.14B
FUD:CA First Trust Value Line Di.. 0.00 % 0.04 %

N/A

CAD8.49M
QCD:CA AGFiQ Canadian Equity ETF 0.00 % 0.45 %

N/A

CAD0.07B
DXC:CA Dynamic Active Canadian D.. 0.00 % 0.85 %

+0.03 (+0.10%)

CAD0.07B
ZDV:CA BMO Canadian Dividend ETF 0.00 % 0.39 %

-0.02 (-0.11%)

CAD0.69B
ZCN:CA BMO S&P/TSX Capped Compos.. 0.00 % 0.06 %

-0.01 (-0.02%)

CAD6.61B
XMV:CA iShares MSCI Min Vol Cana.. 0.00 % 0.33 %

N/A

CAD0.13B
XIU:CA iShares S&P/TSX 60 In.. 0.00 % 0.18 %

+0.01 (+0.03%)

CAD10.73B
XIC:CA iShares Core S&P/TSX Capp.. 0.00 % 0.06 %

-0.02 (-0.06%)

CAD8.77B
XEN:CA iShares Jantzi Social Ind.. 0.00 % 0.50 %

N/A

CAD0.09B
XCG:CA iShares Canadian Growth I.. 0.00 % 0.55 %

+0.25 (+0.56%)

CAD0.08B
VCN:CA Vanguard FTSE Canada All .. 0.00 % 0.05 %

-0.01 (-0.02%)

CAD3.99B
VCE:CA Vanguard FTSE Canada Inde.. 0.00 % 0.05 %

+0.01 (+0.02%)

CAD1.06B
TTP:CA TD Canadian Equity Index .. 0.00 % 0.05 %

+0.01 (+0.04%)

CAD1.50B
RCE:CA RBC Quant Canadian Equity.. 0.00 % 0.43 %

N/A

CAD0.01B
RCD:CA RBC Quant Canadian Divide.. 0.00 % 0.42 %

N/A

CAD0.11B
XESG:CA iShares ESG Aware MSCI Ca.. 0.00 % 0.18 %

-0.03 (-0.12%)

CAD0.13B

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Railroads)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -5.84% 33% F 13% F
Dividend Return 0.88% 100% A+ 31% F
Total Return -4.96% 33% F 14% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 2.70% 67% D+ 23% F
Dividend Return 1.86% 100% A+ 31% F
Total Return 4.56% 67% D+ 23% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 58.30% 67% D+ 74% C
Dividend Return 10.66% 100% A+ 37% F
Total Return 68.96% 67% D+ 74% C
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 10.98% 67% D+ 74% C
Dividend Return 1.62% 100% A+ 42% F
Total Return 12.59% 67% D+ 75% C
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 10.52% 100% A+ 74% C
Risk Adjusted Return 119.67% 67% D+ 97% A+
Market Capitalization 92.83B 100% A+ 99% A+
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Railroads)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 26.49 67% D+ 22% F
Price/Book Ratio 4.62 67% D+ 20% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 15.06 67% D+ 17% F
EV/EBITDA 13.97 100% A+ 41% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 18.21% 67% D+ 87% B+
Return on Invested Capital -13.22% 33% F 14% F
Return on Assets 7.62% 67% D+ 89% B+
Debt to Equity Ratio 61.05% 100% A+ 46% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 3.05 100% A+ 34% F
Short Percent 0.78% 67% D+ 62% D-
Beta 0.62 100% A+ 83% B
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Superior total returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual total returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Low debt

The company is less leveraged than its peers ,, and is among the top quartile, which makes it more flexible. However, do check the news and look at its sector. Sometimes this is low because the company is not growing and has no growth potential.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Underpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

What to not like:
Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Low Earnings Growth

This stock has shown below median earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector