Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (CP): Price and Financial Metrics

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (CP)

Today's Latest Price: $314.70 USD

1.15 (-0.36%)

Updated Oct 23 7:00pm

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 14 in Railroads

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CP Stock Summary

  • CP has a higher market value than 95.3% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $42,427,710,496.
  • With a one year PEG ratio of 690.74, Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than 94.86% of US stocks.
  • Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 92.9% of US equities in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to CP, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are LVS, NSC, WM, RSG, and ENB.
  • Visit CP's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

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CP Price/Volume Stats

Current price $314.70 52-week high $327.40
Prev. close $315.85 52-week low $173.26
Day low $311.85 Volume 349,746
Day high $317.80 Avg. volume 444,681
50-day MA $303.98 Dividend yield 0.9%
200-day MA $261.23 Market Cap 42.33B

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (CP) Company Bio

Canadian Pacific Railway operates a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States. The company provides logistics and supply chain expertise services. It transports bulk commodities, including grain, coal, fertilizers, and sulphur; and intermodal traffic comprising retail goods in overseas containers that can be transported by train, ship, and truck, as well as in domestic containers and trailers that can be moved by train and truck. The company was founded in 1881 and is based in Calgary, Canada.

CP Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$314.70$85.39 -73%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for CP, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd ranked in the 19th 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. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for CP, they are:

  • CP'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 28.28% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • As a business, Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd experienced a tax rate of about 18% over the past twelve months; relative to its sector (Industrials), this tax rate is higher than 71.94% of stocks generating free cash flow.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Industrials that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as CP, try ADSW, IEA, SOTK, MWA, and CLCT.

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Canadian Pacific Stock Analysis

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Sven Carlin on Seeking Alpha | September 30, 2020

Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) Investor Presentation - Slideshow

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SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | September 20, 2020

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The Motley Fool Canada | September 7, 2020

Railways See Untapped Potential In Atlantic Canada Ports

Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd (NYSE: CP ) and C anadian National Railway (NYSE: CNI ) are vying to be the top freight railroad in Eastern Canada, with both companies seeing the Atlantic Canada ports as having untapped potential. The ports at Saint John and Halifax have access not only to Eastern and Central Canada, but also to the coveted U.S. Midwestern market and the Eastern U.S. CN has access to both ports, while CP — with its recent acquisition of the Central Maine and Quebec Railway — has direct access to Port Saint John. Expanding the rail network capacity in eastern Canada complements the strategy of importers or beneficial cargo owners (BCOs) that have adopted a "four corners" approach to access the North American markets, Jonathan Wahba, CP's executive vice president of sales an...

Benzinga | August 31, 2020

CP highlights generational growth opportunity in meeting with New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs

CALGARY, AB, Aug. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - Canadian Pacific (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) reaffirmed its commitment to grow traffic at the Port of Saint John and stimulate economic growth and investment in New Brunswick at a meeting with Premier Blaine Higgs today. With its purchase of the Central…

PR Newswire | August 6, 2020

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CP Price Returns

1-mo 4.80%
3-mo 15.09%
6-mo 36.80%
1-year 40.32%
3-year 86.29%
5-year 117.03%
YTD 24.39%
2019 45.04%
2018 -1.81%
2017 29.33%
2016 13.11%
2015 -33.30%

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