CNI - Canadian National Railway Company

NYSE - Nasdaq Real Time Price. Currency in USD
88.24
+1.57 (+1.81%)
As of 10:33AM EDT. Market open.
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Previous Close86.67
Open87.25
Bid87.95 x 800
Ask87.97 x 900
Day's Range86.69 - 88.31
52 Week Range65.13 - 96.53
Volume116,232
Avg. Volume1,264,558
Market Cap62.757B
Beta (5Y Monthly)0.64
PE Ratio (TTM)15.02
EPS (TTM)N/A
Earnings DateN/A
Forward Dividend & Yield1.63 (1.89%)
Ex-Dividend DateJun. 08, 2020
1y Target EstN/A
  • Rise in Rail Shipments Points to Beginnings of Rebound in Canada
    Bloomberg

    Rise in Rail Shipments Points to Beginnings 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 furloughed more than 2,500 employees and put 710 locomotives and 20,000 rail cars in storage in response to lower demand.Things started to pivot during the last week of May when lumber shipments rose 20% and automotive volumes climbed 60% from the previous week, Houle said. The railway is bullish on grain and coal shipments through the West Coast while crude and frack-sand shipments will probably remain under pressure amid low oil prices, he said.Pandemic Downturn Frees Up Rail Cars to End Canada Grain LogjamThe railway will be “patient” before returning locomotives, cars and crews back to its network. Volumes in June are expected to be “less worse” than May but still lower than a year ago, Houle said. The recovery will probably be gradual as social-distancing rules continue across parts of North America amid concerns there could be a second wave of the virus, he said.“It’s not all a rush at the gate,” Houle said. “It’s gradual.”For more articles like this, please visit us at bloomberg.comSubscribe now to stay ahead with the most trusted business news source.©2020 Bloomberg L.P.

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  • CN Rail feeling slowdown as auto and crude revenues drop, prompting job cuts
    The Canadian Press

    CN Rail feeling slowdown as auto and crude revenues drop, prompting job cuts

    MONTREAL — Business at Canadian National Railway Co. has gone downhill since mid-March, leading to thousands of temporary job cuts at the company as the COVID-19 pandemic rips into a sector that serves as a barometer of economic cycles.Revenue ton miles — a key industry metric — fell 15 per cent year over year in April and 21 per cent in May, CEO JJ Ruest said Thursday, speaking at a conference held online."Business has been slowing down since mid-March, April was lower than March and May was lower than April," he said. "June might be flat to May," although it could be the "tipping point ... slightly."CN Rail has cut its workforce by 5,800 employees or 21 per cent since May 2019, including 3,500 workers furloughed due to the pandemic, Ruest said.More than 70 per cent of those furloughs were already in place by late April, the company said last month.The job cuts come in lockstep with a reduction in the number of active cars by 17 per cent, with some 21,000 now in storage. More than 20 per cent of CN's locomotive fleet — about 720 engines — are also off the track indefinitely, it said.Ruest said automotive shipments have been a "roller-coaster," falling, rising and falling again as factories in China closed and then reopened just as plants shut down in North America.Auto volumes have dropped more than 90 per cent year over year, he said, with a bleak outlook for the months ahead as frugal consumers pull back on big purchases in a recession."I don't know whether people will start to buy vehicles again," Ruest said.Meanwhile, earnings from crude by rail and frac sand are "as bad as can be" amid a global glut of oil and a pandemic-induced plunge in demand, both of which have sent oil prices to near-record lows over the past two months.On the plus side, the CEO said grain revenues will likely hit new monthly highs in May, June and July after notching record levels in March and April following a backlog owing to a late, wet crop last year.CN, which last month scrapped its 2020 profit forecast as well as the three-year targets it outlined last June, is aiming for $2.5 billion of free cash flow in 2020, Ruest said.This report by The Canadian Press was first published May 28, 2020.Companies in this story: (TSX:CNR)Christopher Reynolds, The Canadian Press

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  • Canadian National to Expand Intermodal Service Offering
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    Canadian National to Expand Intermodal Service Offering

    Canadian National's (CNI) new intermodal rail service between Moncton and Halifax is expected to aid growth in the Atlantic region.

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    CN Rail (TSX:CNR)(NYSE:CNI) is a terrific way to hedge yourself if you're worried about the Canadian dollar falling into 60-cent territory.The post 60-Cent Loonie Looming? Hedge Your Portfolio With CN Rail (TSX:CNR) Stock appeared first on The Motley Fool Canada.

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  • Recession: Should I Buy Canadian Railway Stocks?
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    Recession: Should I Buy Canadian Railway Stocks?

    Railway companies like Canadian National Railway (TSX:CNR)(NYSE:CNI) have been excellent capital and dividend appreciation stocks for years. With the potential for a prolonged recession ahead, is it still the time to buy?The post Recession: Should I Buy Canadian Railway Stocks? appeared first on The Motley Fool Canada.

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    Retire Rich: Should TFSA Investors Buy CN (TSX:CNR) Stock Today?

    Long-term investors in CN (TSX:CNR)(NYSE:CNI) stock have become quite wealthy. Is this the right time to add CN to your TFSA retirement fund?The post Retire Rich: Should TFSA Investors Buy CN (TSX:CNR) Stock Today? appeared first on The Motley Fool Canada.

  • CN Rail (TSX:CNR): A Top Canadian Stock to Buy in May
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    CN Rail (TSX:CNR): A Top Canadian Stock to Buy in May

    Canadian National Railway Co. (TSX:CNR)(NYSE:CNI) is a top stock to buy as the railroad company is in a great position to rebound once the economy recovers.The post CN Rail (TSX:CNR): A Top Canadian Stock to Buy in May appeared first on The Motley Fool Canada.

  • Is This Canada’s Most Defensive Dividend Stock?
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    Is This Canada’s Most Defensive Dividend Stock?

    Canadian National Railway Co. (TSX:CNR)(NYSE:CNI) is one of the most strongly diversified dividend stocks on the TSX. Here’s why else it’s a buy.The post Is This Canada’s Most Defensive Dividend Stock? appeared first on The Motley Fool Canada.

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    Why the Canadian National Railway (TSX:CNR) Stock Price Lagged the TSX Index in April

    A lack of visibility for Canadian National Railway stock is no match for the company's strong execution and financial health.The post Why the Canadian National Railway (TSX:CNR) Stock Price Lagged the TSX Index in April appeared first on The Motley Fool Canada.