CNR:CA:TSX-Canadian National Railway Company

EQUITY | Transportation & Logistics | Toronto Stock Exchange

Last Closing Price

CAD 122.98

Change

-0.04 (-0.03)%

Market Cap

CAD 88.92B

Volume

0.83M

Average Target Price

CAD 120.94 (-1.66%)
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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Largest Industry Peers for Transportation & Logistics

Symbol Name Price(Change) Market Cap
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+1.21 (+0.40%)

CAD 41.98B
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N/A

CAD 0.22B
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N/A

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KLS:CA Kelso Technologies Inc.

+0.06 (+3.28%)

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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 %

N/A

CAD 0.03B
XEN:CA iShares Jantzi Social Ind.. 10.39 % 0.55 %

+0.20 (+0.79%)

CAD 0.14B
XCG:CA iShares Canadian Growth I.. 10.21 % 0.55 %

+0.15 (+0.43%)

CAD 0.04B
ZVC:CA BMO MSCI Canada Value Ind.. 7.78 % 0.40 %

N/A

CAD 6.18M
DRMC:CA Desjardins RI Canada - Lo.. 6.09 % 0.29 %

+0.16 (+0.80%)

CAD 2.01M
FCCL:CA Fidelity Canadian Low Vol.. 5.62 % 0.00 %

N/A

CAD 9.46M
FLRM:CA Franklin Liberty Risk Man.. 5.40 % 0.33 %

+0.07 (+0.33%)

CAD 0.01B
FCCQ:CA Fidelity Canadian High Qu.. 5.39 % 0.00 %

N/A

CAD 5.32M
FLCA Franklin FTSE Canada 5.22 % 0.09 %

+0.25 (+1.03%)

USD 4.91M
VCE:CA Vanguard FTSE Canada Inde.. 5.22 % 0.06 %

+0.16 (+0.45%)

CAD 0.65B
DGRC:CA WisdomTree Canada Quality.. 5.22 % 0.21 %

+0.18 (+0.65%)

CAD 0.18B
QXM:CA CI First Asset Morningsta.. 5.16 % 0.58 %

+0.04 (+0.19%)

CAD 0.07B
FQC:CA CI First Asset MSCI Canad.. 5.05 % 1.01 %

+0.29 (+1.15%)

CAD 0.44B
QCE:CA Mackenzie Canadian Large .. 5.04 % 0.06 %

N/A

CAD 0.07B
XIU:CA iShares S&P/TSX 60 Index .. 4.96 % 0.18 %

-0.09 (-0.35%)

CAD 11.00B
QXM.A:CA First Asset Morningstar N.. 4.86 % 1.39 %

N/A

CAD 1.40M
HEWC iShares Currency Hedged M.. 4.73 % 0.03 %

+0.13 (+0.48%)

USD 0.04B
EWC iShares MSCI Canada Index.. 4.73 % 0.47 %

+0.21 (+0.76%)

USD 2.58B
ZCAN SPDR Solactive Canada 4.46 % 0.30 %

+0.42 (+0.73%)

USD 0.02B
XESG:CA iShares ESG MSCI Canada I.. 4.39 % 0.00 %

+0.09 (+0.45%)

CAD 3.98M
RCE:CA RBC Quant Canadian Equity.. 4.18 % 0.43 %

-0.16 (-0.73%)

CAD 0.01B
VCN:CA Vanguard FTSE Canada All .. 4.15 % 0.06 %

+0.16 (+0.49%)

CAD 1.92B
MCLC:CA Manulife Multifactor Cana.. 4.14 % 0.45 %

N/A

CAD 0.04B
BGC:CA Bristol Gate Concentrated.. 4.06 % 0.00 %

N/A

CAD 8.46M
FLCD:CA Franklin FTSE Canada All .. 4.02 % 0.00 %

+0.08 (+0.38%)

CAD 0.31B
QCN:CA Mackenzie Canadian Equity.. 4.02 % 0.06 %

N/A

CAD 0.03B
NFRA FlexShares STOXX Global B.. 4.01 % 0.00 %

+0.37 (+0.74%)

USD 0.98B
QCD:CA AGFiQ Enhanced Core Canad.. 4.00 % 0.45 %

N/A

CAD 0.10B
ZWC:CA BMO Canadian High Dividen.. 3.90 % 0.72 %

+0.12 (+0.63%)

CAD 0.47B
ZCN:CA BMO S&P/TSX Capped Compos.. 3.89 % 0.05 %

+0.11 (+0.50%)

CAD 3.96B
XIC:CA iShares Core S&P/TSX Capp.. 3.89 % 0.06 %

+0.13 (+0.50%)

CAD 5.26B
TTP:CA TD Canadian Equity Index .. 3.79 % 0.07 %

-0.02 (-0.11%)

CAD 0.02B
QCAN SPDR MSCI Canada Strategi.. 3.75 % 0.30 %

N/A

USD 0.02B
WXM:CA CI First Asset Morningsta.. 3.43 % 0.67 %

N/A

CAD 0.67B
IPN SPDR S&P International In.. 2.14 % 0.40 %

N/A

USD 0.02B
IDHQ Invesco S&P International.. 1.92 % 0.29 %

+0.20 (+0.88%)

USD 0.03B

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 21.63% 67% D+ 89% B+
Dividend Return 0.53% 71% C- 15% F
Total Return 22.16% 67% D+ 89% B+
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 13.89% 67% D+ 89% B+
Dividend Return 1.76% 71% C- 17% F
Total Return 15.65% 67% D+ 89% B+
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 88.85% 88% B+ 92% A-
Dividend Return 10.83% 83% B 26% F
Total Return 99.68% 88% B+ 91% A-
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 10.36% 78% C+ 84% B
Dividend Return 12.02% 78% C+ 83% B
Total Return 1.66% 71% C- 33% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 12.09% 100% A+ 54% F
Risk Adjusted Return 99.45% 89% 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 20.84 67% D+ 17% F
Price/Book Ratio 5.08 44% F 9% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 3.93 33% F 15% F
Price/Free Cash Flow Ratio 37.84 33% F 9% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 25.02% 89% B+ 92% A-
Return on Invested Capital 21.79% 100% A+ 92% A-
Return on Assets 10.82% 100% A+ 92% A-
Debt to Equity Ratio 69.75% 75% 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.

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.

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 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.