Canadian Pacific Railway Limited Earns A- Credit Rating (CP)
Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE:CP) has earned an “A-” credit rating from Morningstar. The agency’s “A-” rating suggests that the company is a low default risk. They also issued a negative credit outlook for the company and gave their stock a one star rating.
CP has been the subject of a number of other recent research reports. Analysts at Barclays raised their price target on shares of Canadian Pacific Railway Limited from $196.00 to $204.00 in a research note on Friday, July 18th. They now have an “overweight” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at CIBC upgraded shares of Canadian Pacific Railway Limited from a “sector perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 2nd. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, seven have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $182.71.
Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE:CP) opened at 205.02 on Thursday. Canadian Pacific Railway Limited has a 52-week low of $119.61 and a 52-week high of $207.22. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $194.8 and its 200-day moving average is $171.0. The company has a market cap of $35.360 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 38.00.
Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE:CP) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 17th. The company reported $2.11 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.09 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $1.68 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.65 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $1.43 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 12.3% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that Canadian Pacific Railway Limited will post $8.56 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Monday, October 27th. Investors of record on Friday, September 26th will be given a dividend of $0.3259 per share. This represents a $1.30 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.64%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, September 24th.
Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE:CP) has 14,700-mile network serving the principal business centres of Canada, from Montreal to Vancouver, British Columbia and the United States Midwest and Northeast regions.
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