Canadian National Railway Company (CNI): Price and Financial Metrics

Canadian National Railway Company (CNI)

Today's Latest Price: $87.62 USD

0.95 (1.10%)

Updated Jun 2 6:40pm

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 14 in Railroads

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CNI Stock Summary

  • Canadian National Railway Co's market capitalization of $63,723,165,996 is ahead of 97.08% of US-listed equities.
  • Of note is the ratio of Canadian National Railway Co's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; merely 0.32% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • The volatility of Canadian National Railway Co's share price is greater than that of merely 4.19% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Canadian National Railway Co are VALE, D, PTR, DUK, and EQNR.
  • CNI's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Canadian National Railway Co's official web site, go to
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CNI Price/Volume Stats

Current price $87.62 52-week high $96.53
Prev. close $86.67 52-week low $65.13
Day low $86.69 Volume 630,100
Day high $88.31 Avg. volume 1,099,718
50-day MA $79.87 Dividend yield 1.91%
200-day MA $87.29 Market Cap 62.31B

Canadian National Railway Company (CNI) Company Bio

Canadian National Railway engages in rail and related transportation business in North America. The company offers transportation services that include rail, intermodal container, and trucking services, supply chain solutions, freight forwarding, customs brokerage service, industrial development, and marine services. The company was founded in 1922 and is based in Montreal, Canada.

CNI Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

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We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Canadian National Railway Co with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Canadian National Railway Co ranked in the 27th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Canadian National Railway Co, consider:

  • CNI's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 2%; for context, that number is higher than 36.22% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • Relative to other stocks in its sector (Industrials), Canadian National Railway Co has a reliance on debt greater than just 23% of them.

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Below are the latest news stories about Canadian National Railway Co that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate CNI as an investment opportunity.

Canadian railroads seeing snapback in May shipping results

Canadian National Railway (CNI) sees signs the economy is slowly coming back, with volumes rising 4% in the last week of May as manufacturing and construction sectors reopened."I think we're seeing the light at the end of the tunnel," CFO Ghislain Houle said today at the UBS Global Industrials & Transportation...

Seeking Alpha | June 2, 2020

Rise in rail shipments points to beginnings of rebound in Canada

Volumes rose four per cent at Canadian National Railway Co. in the last week of May as manufacturing and construction sectors reopened, said the company’s chief financial officer.

The Star | June 2, 2020

Rise in Rail Shipments A Sign of Rebound in Canada

(Bloomberg) -- One of Canada’s railways is seeing signs the economy is slowly bouncing back from the coronavirus pandemic.Volumes rose 4% at Canadian National Railway Co. in the last week of May as manufacturing and construction sectors reopened, said Chief Financial Officer Ghislain Houle. While the recovery is expected to be slow, it’s a positive sign after shipments hit bottom last month, he said.“I think we’re seeing the light at the end of the tunnel,” Houle said Tuesday at the UBS Global Industrials & Transportation virtual conference. “Hopefully, it will hold.”Rail volumes fell sharply during the height of the pandemic as manufacturers cut production amid shutdowns to contain the outbreak. CN laid off 4,000 employees and put 710 locomotives and 20,000 rail cars in storage in resp...

Yahoo | June 2, 2020

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The Motley Fool Canada | June 1, 2020

CN Breaks Grain Record for Third Consecutive Month

CN (CNR.TO) (CNI) Announced today that it moved over 2.52 million metric tonnes (MMT) of western Canadian grain, ahead of the previous May record of 2.40 MMT set in 2014 and over 20% ahead of the three year average. When looking at Canada-wide performance, CN also set a record for May with over 2.60 MMT moved compared to the previous record of 2.52 MMT set in 2014.

Yahoo | June 1, 2020

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CNI Price Returns

1-mo 10.09%
3-mo 3.17%
6-mo -1.84%
1-year -1.29%
3-year 17.67%
5-year 61.34%
YTD -2.66%
2019 24.27%
2018 -8.61%
2017 24.42%
2016 23.00%
2015 -17.55%

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