CNR:CA:TSX-Canadian National Railway Company

COMMON STOCK | Railroads | TSX

Last Closing Price

CAD 119.69

Change

-1.14 (-0.94)%

Market Cap

CAD 86.34B

Volume

0.80M

Average Target Price

CAD 124.57 (+4.08%)
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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Relative Performance (Total Returns)

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Relative Returns (From:    To: 2019-07-19 )

Largest Industry Peers for Railroads

Symbol Name Price(Change) Market Cap
CP:CA Canadian Pacific Railway Limit..

-3.86 (-1.23%)

CAD 43.07B
KLS:CA Kelso Technologies Inc

-0.03 (-1.60%)

CAD 0.09B

ETFs Containing CNR:CA

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

N/A

CAD 0.03B
XCG:CA iShares Canadian Growth I.. 9.89 % 0.55 %

N/A

CAD 0.04B
XEN:CA iShares Jantzi Social Ind.. 9.84 % 0.55 %

+0.08 (+0.31%)

CAD 0.14B
ZVC:CA BMO MSCI Canada Value Ind.. 7.42 % 0.40 %

N/A

CAD 5.98M
DRMC:CA Desjardins RI Canada - Lo.. 6.25 % 0.29 %

N/A

CAD 3.99M
FCCL:CA Fidelity Canadian Low Vol.. 5.59 % 0.00 %

N/A

CAD 0.01B
FCCQ:CA Fidelity Canadian High Qu.. 5.51 % 0.39 %

N/A

CAD 5.40M
FLRM:CA Franklin Liberty Risk Man.. 5.23 % 0.33 %

+0.05 (+0.23%)

CAD 0.01B
VCE:CA Vanguard FTSE Canada Inde.. 5.19 % 0.06 %

-0.03 (-0.09%)

CAD 0.65B
FLCA Franklin FTSE Canada ETF 5.16 % 0.09 %

-0.05 (-0.21%)

USD 5.04M
FQC:CA CI First Asset MSCI Canad.. 5.12 % 1.01 %

+0.01 (+0.04%)

CAD 0.54B
DGRC:CA WisdomTree Canada Quality.. 5.10 % 0.24 %

-0.02 (-0.07%)

CAD 0.18B
QCE:CA Mackenzie Canadian Large .. 5.00 % 0.06 %

N/A

CAD 0.07B
QXM:CA CI First Asset Morningsta.. 4.97 % 0.58 %

N/A

CAD 0.07B
XIU:CA iShares S&P/TSX 60 In.. 4.89 % 0.18 %

-0.03 (-0.10%)

CAD 8.39B
QXM.A:CA 4.86 % 1.39 %

N/A

N/A
HEWC iShares Currency Hedged M.. 4.53 % 0.03 %

-0.02 (-0.06%)

USD 0.04B
EWC iShares MSCI Canada ETF 4.51 % 0.47 %

-0.14 (-0.48%)

USD 2.71B
ZCAN SPDR Solactive Canada ETF 4.40 % 0.30 %

-0.18 (-0.30%)

USD 0.02B
XESG:CA 4.30 % 0.00 %

N/A

N/A
VCN:CA Vanguard FTSE Canada All .. 4.14 % 0.06 %

N/A

CAD 1.98B
DRFC:CA Desjardins RI Canada Mult.. 4.13 % 0.57 %

N/A

CAD 5.90M
MCLC:CA Manulife Multifactor Cana.. 4.10 % 0.45 %

N/A

CAD 0.04B
BGC:CA 4.05 % 0.84 %

N/A

N/A
RCE:CA RBC Quant Canadian Equity.. 4.04 % 0.43 %

+0.03 (+0.14%)

CAD 0.01B
NFRA FlexShares STOXX Global B.. 4.00 % 0.00 %

-0.40 (-0.78%)

USD 1.22B
FST.A:CA 3.98 % 1.76 %

N/A

N/A
FST:CA First Trust Canadian Capi.. 3.98 % 0.66 %

N/A

CAD 0.04B
QCN:CA Mackenzie Canadian Equity.. 3.97 % 0.06 %

N/A

CAD 0.03B
FLCD:CA 3.95 % 0.00 %

N/A

N/A
QCD:CA AGFiQ Enhanced Core Canad.. 3.92 % 0.45 %

+0.05 (+0.18%)

CAD 0.10B
ZCN:CA BMO S&P/TSX Capped Co.. 3.82 % 0.05 %

-0.02 (-0.09%)

CAD 4.07B
XIC:CA iShares Core S&P/TSX .. 3.81 % 0.06 %

-0.02 (-0.08%)

CAD 5.20B
TTP:CA TD Canadian Equity Index .. 3.79 % 0.07 %

N/A

CAD 0.02B
QCAN 3.75 % 0.30 %

N/A

N/A
ZWC:CA BMO CA High Dividend Cove.. 3.43 % 0.72 %

N/A

CAD 0.48B
IPN 2.14 % 0.40 %

N/A

N/A
XGRO:CA iShares Core Growth ETF P.. 0.76 % 0.84 %

-0.03 (-0.15%)

CAD 0.16B
XBAL:CA iShares Core Balanced ETF.. 0.59 % 0.76 %

N/A

CAD 0.13B
IDHQ Invesco S&P International.. 0.00 % 0.29 %

-0.06 (-0.25%)

USD 0.03B

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 18.38% 33% F 77% C+
Dividend Return 1.06% 100% A+ 25% F
Total Return 19.44% 33% F 77% C+
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 4.78% 33% F 74% C
Dividend Return 1.74% 100% A+ 24% F
Total Return 6.52% 33% F 71% C-
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 63.78% 100% A+ 85% B
Dividend Return 10.04% 100% A+ 32% F
Total Return 73.82% 100% A+ 85% B
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 10.41% 100% A+ 79% C+
Dividend Return 12.07% 100% A+ 78% C+
Total Return 1.66% 100% A+ 45% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 12.09% 100% A+ 59% F
Risk Adjusted Return 99.82% 100% A+ 90% A-
Market Capitalization 86.34B 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
(Railroads)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 20.08 67% D+ 33% F
Price/Book Ratio 4.93 100% A+ 13% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 0.00 67% D+ 47% F
Price/Free Cash Flow Ratio 0.00 67% D+ 20% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 25.64% 67% D+ 96% A
Return on Invested Capital N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Return on Assets 9.02% 33% F 94% A
Debt to Equity Ratio 64.42% 100% A+ 38% 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.

High dividend returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual dividend returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. This can be a good buy, especially if it is outperforming on total return basis , for investors seeking high income yields.

Underpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to book value 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.

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.

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 Earnings Growth

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

Superior Revenue Growth

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

What to not like:
Poor return on assets

The company management has delivered below median return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

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.