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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.07
CP's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
84% of the 797 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. CP: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CP' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.09 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.07
Equity to Asset 0.24
CP's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
85% of the 791 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. CP: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CP' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.37 Max: 0.43
Current: 0.24
0.31
0.43
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.13
M-Score: -3.09
WACC vs ROIC
11.49%
15.52%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 40.05
CP's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 790 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 6.23 vs. CP: 40.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CP' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.66  Med: 22.41 Max: 35.33
Current: 40.05
16.66
35.33
Net-margin (%) 20.14
CP's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 796 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 4.39 vs. CP: 20.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CP' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.5  Med: 13.07 Max: 22.3
Current: 20.14
8.5
22.3
ROE (%) 26.97
CP's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 784 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 7.06 vs. CP: 26.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CP' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.93  Med: 13.73 Max: 23.23
Current: 26.97
9.93
23.23
ROA (%) 7.57
CP's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 807 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.05 vs. CP: 7.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CP' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.36  Med: 4.68 Max: 8.76
Current: 7.57
3.36
8.76
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 17.57
CP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 787 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 9.18 vs. CP: 17.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CP' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.1  Med: 9.50 Max: 16.52
Current: 17.57
7.1
16.52
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -100.00
CP's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
99% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. CP: -100.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CP' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 1.75 Max: 7.9
Current: -100
0
7.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -100.00
CP's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
99% of the 578 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. CP: -100.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CP' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 1.40 Max: 29.2
Current: -100
0
29.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -100.00
CP's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
99% of the 504 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. CP: -100.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CP' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -100  Med: 2.75 Max: 151.2
Current: -100
-100
151.2
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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

CP Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 215,300 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 309,200 sh (+13343.48%)
Louis Moore Bacon 37,296 sh (+293.50%)
Andreas Halvorsen 6,187,194 sh (+52.76%)
Bill Ackman 13,940,890 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 53,700 sh (-2.36%)
Steve Mandel 3,147,265 sh (-12.23%)
PRIMECAP Management 123,030 sh (-70.02%)
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Q2 2015

CP Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Joel Greenblatt 56,165 sh (New)
Jim Simons 340,800 sh (+58.29%)
Paul Tudor Jones 81,066 sh (+50.96%)
Steven Cohen 425,000 sh (+37.45%)
Louis Moore Bacon 39,000 sh (+4.57%)
Bill Ackman 13,940,890 sh (unchged)
Steve Mandel Sold Out
Andreas Halvorsen 5,276,195 sh (-14.72%)
PRIMECAP Management 16,980 sh (-86.20%)
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Q3 2015

CP Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Larry Robbins 245,629 sh (New)
Whitney Tilson 10,700 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 557,250 sh (+31.12%)
Louis Moore Bacon 42,772 sh (+9.67%)
PRIMECAP Management 16,980 sh (unchged)
Bill Ackman 13,940,890 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons 299,700 sh (-12.06%)
Andreas Halvorsen 4,161,642 sh (-21.12%)
Joel Greenblatt 9,308 sh (-83.43%)
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Q4 2015

CP Guru Trades in Q4 2015

T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 450,000 sh (New)
Bill Ackman 13,940,890 sh (unchged)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 18.95
CP's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
63% of the 947 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 14.70 vs. CP: 18.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CP' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.47  Med: 17.08 Max: 44.15
Current: 18.95
7.47
44.15
Forward P/E 13.26
CP's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
56% of the 550 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 12.21 vs. CP: 13.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 18.95
CP's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
63% of the 727 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 14.80 vs. CP: 18.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CP' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.47  Med: 17.10 Max: 44.37
Current: 18.95
7.47
44.37
P/B 5.53
CP's P/B is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 946 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. CP: 5.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CP' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.78  Med: 2.11 Max: 7.85
Current: 5.53
0.78
7.85
P/S 4.05
CP's P/S is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 945 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. CP: 4.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CP' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.06  Med: 2.23 Max: 6.57
Current: 4.05
1.06
6.57
PFCF 30.62
CP's PFCF is ranked lower than
65% of the 630 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 20.61 vs. CP: 30.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CP' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.91  Med: 44.25 Max: 163.59
Current: 30.62
19.91
163.59
POCF 11.23
CP's POCF is ranked lower than
66% of the 947 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 7.32 vs. CP: 11.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CP' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.18  Med: 12.76 Max: 24.99
Current: 11.23
5.18
24.99
EV-to-EBIT 9.65
CP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
71% of the 945 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 12.28 vs. CP: 9.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CP' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.2  Med: 14.10 Max: 29.4
Current: 9.65
7.2
29.4
EV-to-EBITDA 7.87
CP's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
56% of the 946 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 8.33 vs. CP: 7.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CP' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.9  Med: 9.50 Max: 20.3
Current: 7.87
4.9
20.3
Shiller P/E 32.65
CP's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
83% of the 255 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 18.62 vs. CP: 32.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CP' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12  Med: 29.66 Max: 51.2
Current: 32.65
12
51.2
Days Inventory 52.98
CP's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
84% of the 610 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 12.55 vs. CP: 52.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CP' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.06  Med: 24.91 Max: 35.2
Current: 52.98
20.06
35.2
Days Sales Outstanding 35.08
CP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
62% of the 578 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 41.97 vs. CP: 35.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CP' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 33.63  Med: 38.71 Max: 54.32
Current: 35.08
33.63
54.32

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.88
CP's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
95% of the 946 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.05 vs. CP: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
CP' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 1.26 Max: 3.01
Current: 0.88
0.58
3.01
Dividend Payout 0.16
CP's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
83% of the 579 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. CP: 0.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
CP' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.20 Max: 0.48
Current: 0.16
0.06
0.48
Dividend Growth (3y) -100.00
CP's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
84% of the 356 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. CP: -100.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
CP' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 5.95 Max: 59.6
Current: -100
0
59.6
Forward Dividend Yield 0.82
CP's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
90% of the 928 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.77 vs. CP: 0.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.91
CP's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
85% of the 946 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.51 vs. CP: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
CP' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 1.26 Max: 3.01
Current: 0.91
0.58
3.01
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 1.40
CP's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 439 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: -1.10 vs. CP: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
CP' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.1  Med: -0.15 Max: 0
Current: 1.4
-3.1
0

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 5.71
CP's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
100% of the 946 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. CP: 5.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
CP' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.14  Med: 1.89 Max: 6.84
Current: 5.71
1.14
6.84
Price/Projected FCF 4.57
CP's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
90% of the 605 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. CP: 4.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CP' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.05  Med: 2.87 Max: 6.93
Current: 4.57
1.05
6.93
Price/Median PS Value 1.86
CP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 947 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. CP: 1.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CP' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 0.96 Max: 2.64
Current: 1.86
0.58
2.64
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.13
CP's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
59% of the 266 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. CP: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
CP' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.88  Med: 1.54 Max: 5.52
Current: 1.13
0.88
5.52
Price/Graham Number 2.21
CP's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
85% of the 835 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. CP: 2.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
CP' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.72  Med: 1.07 Max: 2.77
Current: 2.21
0.72
2.77
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 10.41
CP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 794 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. CP: 10.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CP' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.4  Med: 7.10 Max: 13.8
Current: 10.41
3.4
13.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 17.76
CP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 441 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. CP: 17.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CP' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.9  Med: 5.50 Max: 26.8
Current: 17.76
-0.9
26.8

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $5327
EPS $ 7.11
Beta1.06
Short Percentage of Float1.22%
52-Week Range $97.09 - 198.44
Shares Outstanding(Mil)152.91

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue(Mil) 4,778 4,903 5,116 5,576
EPS($) 7.35 8.15 9.14 10.60
EPS without NRI($) 7.35 8.15 9.14 10.60

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Business Description

Industry: Transportation & Logistics » Railroads
Compare:TRN, UNP, EJPRY, CSX, MTRJY » details
Traded in other countries:CP.Canada, PC8.Germany,
Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd was incorporated on June 22, 2001. The Company provides freight transportation services, logistics solutions, and supply chain expertise in Canada and the United States. The Company operates in only one operating segment: rail transportation. The Company owns approximately 10,600 miles of track. An additional 3,800 miles of track are owned jointly, leased or operated under trackage rights. Of the total mileage operated, approximately 6,000 miles are located in western Canada, 2,200 miles in eastern Canada, 5,100 miles in the U.S. Midwest and 1,100 miles in the U.S. Northeast. The Company transports bulk commodities, including grain, coal, sulphur, and fertilizers; and merchandise freight, such as finished vehicles and automotive parts. It also transports forest products, such as wood pulp, paper, paperboard, newsprint, lumber, panel, and oriented strand board; and industrial and consumer products comprising chemicals, energy, and plastics, as well as mine, metals, and aggregates. The Company's operations are primarily regulated by the Canadian Transportation Agency and Transport Canada in Canada and the FRA and the STB in the U.S.
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