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

COMMON STOCK | Railroads | TSX

Last Closing Price

CAD 115.25

Change

0.00 (0.00)%

Market Cap

CAD 81.80B

Volume

1.39M

Average Target Price

CAD 120.50 (+4.56%)
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

Canadian National Railway Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the rail and related transportation business. The company's portfolio of goods comprises petroleum and chemicals, fertilizers, coal, metals and minerals, forest products, grain, intermodal, and automotive products serving exporters, importers, retailers, farmers, and manufacturers. It operates a network of approximately 20,000 route miles of track in Canada and mid-America ranging from the Atlantic and Pacific oceans to the Gulf of Mexico. The company also provides trucking services, such as door-to-door, import and export dray, interline, and other specialized services; and supply chain services, which include transloading and distribution, customs brokerage, freight forwarding, marine shipping, and private car storage services, as well as operates logistics parks. It serves the cities and ports of Vancouver, Prince Rupert, Montreal, Halifax, New Orleans, and Mobile (Alabama), as well as the metropolitan areas of Toronto, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Calgary, Chicago, Memphis, Detroit, Duluth/Superior, and Jackson with connections to various points in North America. Canadian National Railway Company was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Montreal, Canada.

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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..

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CAD45.73B 19.27 12.69
KLS:CA Kelso Technologies Inc

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CAD0.04B 6.99 8.23

ETFs Containing CNR:CA

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
XEN:CA iShares Jantzi Social Ind.. 11.92 % 0.50 %

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CAD0.18B
DXC:CA Dynamic Active Canadian D.. 10.75 % 0.75 %

N/A

CAD0.04B
XCG:CA iShares Canadian Growth I.. 9.38 % 0.50 %

N/A

CAD0.04B
ZVC:CA BMO MSCI Canada Value Ind.. 8.93 % 0.35 %

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CAD2.46M
DRMC:CA Desjardins RI Canada - Lo.. 7.01 % 0.25 %

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CAD0.01B
QXM:CA CI First Asset Morningsta.. 6.18 % 0.50 %

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CAD0.06B
FQC:CA CI First Asset MSCI Canad.. 6.00 % 0.60 %

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CAD0.07B
VCE:CA Vanguard FTSE Canada Inde.. 5.45 % 0.05 %

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CAD0.62B
QCE:CA Mackenzie Canadian Large .. 5.19 % 0.06 %

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CAD0.07B
XIU:CA iShares S&P/TSX 60 In.. 5.17 % 0.15 %

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CAD8.00B
DGRC:CA CI WisdomTree Canada Qual.. 5.15 % 0.23 %

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CAD0.23B
FCCQ:CA Fidelity Canadian High Qu.. 5.14 % 0.39 %

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CAD6.88M
DRFC:CA Desjardins RI Canada Mult.. 5.02 % 0.50 %

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CAD0.21B
XESG:CA iShares ESG MSCI Canada I.. 4.89 % 0.23 %

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CAD0.02B
INOC:CA Horizons Inovestor Canadi.. 4.81 % 0.50 %

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CAD0.03B
MCLC:CA Manulife Multifactor Cana.. 4.69 % 0.45 %

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CAD0.05B
VCN:CA Vanguard FTSE Canada All .. 4.46 % 0.05 %

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CAD2.24B
FLCD:CA Franklin FTSE Canada All .. 4.34 % 0.05 %

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CAD0.28B
QCN:CA Mackenzie Canadian Equity.. 4.25 % 0.06 %

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CAD0.04B
XIC:CA iShares Core S&P/TSX .. 4.19 % 0.05 %

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CAD5.85B
ZCN:CA BMO S&P/TSX Capped Co.. 4.18 % 0.05 %

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CAD3.54B
ZWC:CA BMO CA High Dividend Cove.. 4.18 % 0.65 %

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CAD0.52B
FST:CA First Trust Canadian Capi.. 4.14 % 0.60 %

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CAD0.04B
HEX:CA Horizons Enhanced Income .. 4.03 % 0.65 %

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CAD0.02B
ZIN:CA BMO Equal Weight Industri.. 3.91 % 0.55 %

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CAD0.03B
WXM:CA CI First Asset Morningsta.. 3.72 % 0.60 %

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CAD0.72B
TTP:CA TD Canadian Equity Index .. 3.53 % 0.05 %

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CAD0.42B
RCE:CA RBC Quant Canadian Equity.. 3.51 % 0.39 %

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CAD0.01B
QCD:CA AGFiQ Canadian Equity ETF 3.09 % 0.45 %

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CAD0.08B
FBE:CA CI First Asset Canadian B.. 3.09 % 0.60 %

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CAD6.84M
XGRO:CA iShares Core Growth ETF P.. 0.78 % 0.20 %

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CAD0.34B
XBAL:CA iShares Core Balanced ETF.. 0.58 % 0.20 %

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CAD0.31B

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 -1.89% 67% D+ 73% C
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -1.89% 67% D+ 73% C
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -6.29% 67% D+ 58% F
Dividend Return 1.31% 100% A+ 58% F
Total Return -4.97% 67% D+ 59% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 53.87% 67% D+ 84% B
Dividend Return 10.15% 100% A+ 41% F
Total Return 64.02% 100% A+ 84% B
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 11.95% 100% A+ 81% B-
Dividend Return 1.71% 100% A+ 43% F
Total Return 13.65% 100% A+ 80% B-
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 11.22% 100% A+ 58% F
Risk Adjusted Return 121.72% 100% A+ 92% A-
Market Capitalization 81.80B 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 18.55 67% D+ 33% F
Price/Book Ratio 4.31 67% D+ 14% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 13.81 67% D+ 14% F
EV/EBITDA 12.65 67% D+ 35% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 24.43% 33% F 94% A
Return on Invested Capital 15.70% 33% F 91% A-
Return on Assets 8.53% 33% F 93% A
Debt to Equity Ratio 65.77% 100% A+ 39% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 4.81 67% D+ 18% F
Short Percent N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Beta 0.64 100% A+ 78% C+
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)

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Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

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.

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.

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 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 equity

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

Poor capital utilization

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

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.