CNR:CA:TSX-Canadian National Railway Company

EQUITY | Transportation & Logistics | Toronto Stock Exchange

Last Closing Price

CAD 115.36

Change

-0.70 (-0.60)%

Market Cap

CAD 83.65B

Volume

0.97M

Average Target Price

CAD 120.00 (+4.02%)
Average Analyst Rating

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About

Canadian National Railway Co is engaged in the rail and related transportation business. It transports goods for business sectors. The goods include resource products, manufactured products and consumer goods.

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-3.08 (-1.14%)

CAD 37.34B
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ETFs Containing CNR:CA

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
DXC:CA Dynamic iShares Active Ca.. 10.75 % 0.86 %

-0.16 (-0.69%)

CAD 0.02B
XCG:CA iShares Canadian Growth I.. 9.75 % 0.55 %

+0.04 (+0.12%)

CAD 0.03B
XEN:CA iShares Jantzi Social Ind.. 9.14 % 0.55 %

-0.08 (-0.31%)

CAD 0.13B
ZVC:CA BMO MSCI Canada Value Ind.. 7.24 % 0.40 %

N/A

CAD 5.99M
DRMC:CA Desjardins RI Canada - Lo.. 5.75 % 0.00 %

-0.07 (-0.35%)

CAD 2.01M
FLRM:CA Franklin Liberty Risk Man.. 5.12 % 0.33 %

-0.30 (-1.42%)

CAD 0.01B
DGRC:CA WisdomTree Canada Quality.. 5.11 % 0.21 %

-0.15 (-0.55%)

CAD 0.17B
VCE:CA Vanguard FTSE Canada Inde.. 4.98 % 0.06 %

-0.09 (-0.26%)

CAD 0.63B
FLCA Franklin FTSE Canada 4.96 % 0.09 %

+0.02 (+0.09%)

USD 4.88M
QXM:CA First Asset Morningstar N.. 4.88 % 0.58 %

-0.01 (-0.05%)

CAD 0.07B
QXM.A:CA First Asset Morningstar N.. 4.86 % 1.39 %

N/A

CAD 1.40M
FQC:CA First Asset Fund Corp MSC.. 4.81 % 0.94 %

+0.08 (+0.32%)

CAD 9.21M
XIU:CA iShares S&P/TSX 60 Index .. 4.79 % 0.17 %

-0.07 (-0.29%)

CAD 8.28B
QCE:CA Mackenzie Canadian Large .. 4.73 % 0.06 %

N/A

CAD 0.07B
EWC iShares MSCI Canada Index.. 4.43 % 0.47 %

-0.03 (-0.11%)

USD 2.65B
ZCAN SPDR Solactive Canada 4.20 % 0.30 %

+0.02 (+0.04%)

USD 0.02B
FST:CA First Trust Canadian Capi.. 4.02 % 0.66 %

-0.12 (-0.36%)

CAD 0.04B
FST.A:CA First Trust Canadian Capi.. 4.02 % 1.76 %

N/A

CAD 0.03B
VCN:CA Vanguard FTSE Canada All .. 3.98 % 0.06 %

-0.03 (-0.09%)

CAD 1.84B
RCE:CA RBC Quant Canadian Equity.. 3.91 % 0.44 %

-0.06 (-0.28%)

CAD 0.01B
FLCD:CA Franklin FTSE Canada All .. 3.85 % 0.00 %

-0.13 (-0.61%)

CAD 0.26B
MCLC:CA Manulife Multifactor Cana.. 3.84 % 0.42 %

-0.11 (-0.42%)

CAD 0.04B
QCD:CA AGFiQ Enhanced Core Canad.. 3.78 % 0.45 %

N/A

CAD 0.10B
ZWC:CA BMO Canadian High Dividen.. 3.78 % 0.72 %

-0.05 (-0.26%)

CAD 0.45B
QCAN SPDR MSCI Canada Strategi.. 3.75 % 0.30 %

N/A

USD 0.02B
QCN:CA Mackenzie Canadian Equity.. 3.73 % 0.06 %

N/A

CAD 0.03B
XIC:CA iShares Core S&P/TSX Capp.. 3.65 % 0.06 %

-0.03 (-0.12%)

CAD 5.11B
ZCN:CA BMO S&P/TSX Capped Compos.. 3.64 % 0.06 %

-0.03 (-0.14%)

CAD 4.06B
NFRA FlexShares STOXX Global B.. 3.58 % 0.00 %

+0.10 (+0.19%)

USD 0.88B
TTP:CA TD Canadian Equity Index .. 3.50 % 0.08 %

-0.12 (-0.66%)

CAD 0.01B
IPN SPDR S&P International In.. 2.14 % 0.40 %

N/A

USD 0.02B
IDHQ Invesco S&P International.. 1.80 % 0.00 %

-0.06 (-0.26%)

USD 0.04B

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Transportation & Logistics)
Market Performance vs. Exchange (Toronto Stock Exchange)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 14.09% 90% A- 79% C+
Dividend Return 0.53% 83% B 21% F
Total Return 14.63% 90% A- 80% B-
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 21.04% 90% A- 93% A
Dividend Return 2.00% 75% C 23% F
Total Return 23.03% 90% A- 93% A
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 83.58% 78% C+ 91% A-
Dividend Return 11.22% 71% C- 28% F
Total Return 94.80% 78% C+ 90% A-
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 10.55% 70% C- 84% B
Dividend Return 12.19% 70% C- 83% B
Total Return 1.65% 75% C 33% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 12.42% 100% A+ 53% F
Risk Adjusted Return 98.19% 80% B- 89% B+
Market Capitalization 68.24B 100% A+ 100% A+
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%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Transportation & Logistics)
Ratio vs. Market
(Toronto Stock Exchange)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 19.55 50% F 18% F
Price/Book Ratio 4.76 50% F 10% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 3.69 30% F 17% F
Price/Free Cash Flow Ratio 35.50 20% F 9% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 25.02% 90% A- 91% A-
Return on Invested Capital 21.79% 100% A+ 91% A-
Return on Assets 10.82% 100% A+ 91% A-
Debt to Equity Ratio 69.75% 78% C+ 41% F
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%

Annual Financials (CAD)

Quarterly Financials (CAD)

Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

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.

Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

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.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters then its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it 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.

Superior Dividend Growth

This stock has shown top quartile dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

What to not like:
Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

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

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.