Canadian National Railway (TSE:CNR) (NYSE:CNI) is scheduled to be issuing its quarterly earnings data after the market closes on Tuesday, January 23rd. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of C$1.26 per share for the quarter.

Canadian National Railway (TSE:CNR) (NYSE:CNI) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, October 24th. The company reported C$1.31 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of C$1.33 by C($0.02). Canadian National Railway had a net margin of 29.74% and a return on equity of 25.50%.

Shares of Canadian National Railway (CNR) opened at C$100.86 on Tuesday. The stock has a market cap of $75,280.00, a PE ratio of 19.74 and a beta of 0.72. Canadian National Railway has a 12 month low of C$89.29 and a 12 month high of C$108.64.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 29th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 8th were paid a $0.4125 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, December 7th. This represents a $1.65 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.64%. Canadian National Railway’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 31.56%.

Several equities research analysts recently weighed in on the stock. National Bank Financial increased their price objective on shares of Canadian National Railway from C$105.00 to C$108.00 and gave the stock a “sector perform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 25th. BMO Capital Markets reiterated an “outperform” rating and set a C$111.00 price objective on shares of Canadian National Railway in a research note on Wednesday, October 25th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. dropped their price objective on shares of Canadian National Railway from C$105.00 to C$104.00 in a research note on Wednesday, October 25th. CIBC dropped their price objective on shares of Canadian National Railway from C$111.00 to C$110.00 in a research note on Tuesday, September 26th. Finally, Desjardins upgraded shares of Canadian National Railway from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 25th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of C$109.70.

In other Canadian National Railway news, insider Jean-Jacques Ruest sold 14,736 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of C$103.87, for a total value of C$1,530,628.32.

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About Canadian National Railway

Canadian National Railway Company is engaged in the rail and related transportation business. The Company’s network of approximately 20,000 route miles of track spans Canada and mid-America, connecting approximately three coasts, including the Atlantic, the Pacific and the Gulf of Mexico and serving the cities and ports of Vancouver, Prince Rupert (British Columbia), Montreal, Halifax, New Orleans, and Mobile (Alabama), and the metropolitan areas of Toronto, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Calgary, Chicago, Memphis, Detroit, Duluth (Minnesota)/Superior (Wisconsin), and Jackson (Mississippi), with connections to all points in North America.

Earnings History for Canadian National Railway (TSE:CNR)

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