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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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.06
CP's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
53% of the 1156 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. CP: 0.06 )
CP' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.06

Equity to Asset 0.41
CP's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
69% of the 1147 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. CP: 0.41 )
CP' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 0.44
Current: 0.41

0.31
0.44
Interest Coverage 5.02
CP's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
69% of the 746 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 5.94 vs. CP: 5.02 )
CP' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.92   Max: 9.76
Current: 5.02

1.92
9.76
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 3.34
M-Score: -1.78
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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 26.98
CP's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1162 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 6.82 vs. CP: 26.98 )
CP' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 7.48   Max: 45.38
Current: 26.98

7.48
45.38
Net-margin (%) 17.12
CP's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1162 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 4.57 vs. CP: 17.12 )
CP' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 1.91   Max: 20.1
Current: 17.12

1.91
20.1
ROE (%) 15.99
CP's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1148 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. CP: 15.99 )
CP' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 2.1   Max: 18.35
Current: 15.99

2.1
18.35
ROA (%) 6.56
CP's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1169 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.92 vs. CP: 6.56 )
CP' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 7.64
Current: 6.56

0.8
7.64
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 12.56
CP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 7.77 vs. CP: 12.56 )
CP' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 3.71   Max: 23.21
Current: 12.56

3.71
23.21
Revenue Growth (%) 5.70
CP's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1039 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. CP: 5.70 )
CP' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 8.4
Current: 5.7

0
8.4
EBITDA Growth (%) 5.10
CP's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 941 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. CP: 5.10 )
CP' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 29.2
Current: 5.1

0
29.2
EPS Growth (%) 8.80
CP's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 818 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. CP: 8.80 )
CP' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -14.1   Max: 152.5
Current: 8.8

-14.1
152.5
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

CP Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Louis Moore Bacon 70,000 sh (New)
Andreas Halvorsen 4,050,468 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 30,257 sh (New)
Ken Heebner Sold Out
Steve Mandel Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management 485,130 sh (-0.08%)
Larry Robbins 597,939 sh (-20.09%)
Bill Ackman 17,159,888 sh (-25.8%)
Jeremy Grantham 125,136 sh (-40.39%)
Steven Cohen 29,139 sh (-66.93%)
Jim Simons 53,900 sh (-79.58%)
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Q1 2014

CP Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Joel Greenblatt 4,610 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 89,000 sh (New)
Ken Heebner 85,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 391,762 sh (+1244.46%)
Jim Simons 262,336 sh (+386.71%)
Bill Ackman 17,159,888 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management 484,130 sh (-0.21%)
Andreas Halvorsen 4,023,047 sh (-0.68%)
Pioneer Investments 23,399 sh (-22.67%)
Larry Robbins 355,297 sh (-40.58%)
Jeremy Grantham 43,836 sh (-64.97%)
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Q2 2014

CP Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Steve Mandel 3,509,269 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 3,250 sh (New)
Stanley Druckenmiller 92,000 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 31,766 sh (+35.76%)
Steven Cohen 57,900 sh (unchged)
PRIMECAP Management 484,130 sh (unchged)
Ken Heebner Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Bill Ackman 13,938,302 sh (-18.77%)
Andreas Halvorsen 3,004,242 sh (-25.32%)
Jeremy Grantham 25,640 sh (-41.51%)
Paul Tudor Jones 45,000 sh (-49.44%)
Larry Robbins 130,363 sh (-63.31%)
Jim Simons 13,500 sh (-94.85%)
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Q3 2014

CP Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Joel Greenblatt 1,649 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 9,247 sh (+184.52%)
Steven Cohen 148,096 sh (+155.78%)
Bill Ackman 13,940,890 sh (+0.02%)
Pioneer Investments 31,766 sh (unchged)
Stanley Druckenmiller Sold Out
Larry Robbins Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Steve Mandel 3,507,664 sh (-0.05%)
PRIMECAP Management 450,630 sh (-6.92%)
Andreas Halvorsen 1,951,187 sh (-35.05%)
Paul Tudor Jones 23,000 sh (-48.89%)
Jeremy Grantham 12,604 sh (-50.84%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with CP

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Andreas Halvorsen 2014-09-30 Reduce -35.05%0.84%$181.39 - $208.78 $ 190.34-3%1951187
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 New Buy$181.39 - $208.78 $ 190.34-3%1649
Bill Ackman 2014-06-30 Reduce -18.77%5.78%$143.86 - $184.82 $ 190.3416%13938302
Steve Mandel 2014-06-30 New Buy2.6%$143.86 - $184.82 $ 190.3416%3509269
Andreas Halvorsen 2014-06-30 Reduce -25.32%0.63%$143.86 - $184.82 $ 190.3416%3004242
Ken Heebner 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.34%$143.86 - $184.82 $ 190.3416%0
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.01%$143.86 - $184.82 $ 190.3416%0
Ken Heebner 2014-03-31 New Buy0.34%$141.6 - $158.68 $ 190.3425%85000
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 New Buy0.01%$141.6 - $158.68 $ 190.3425%4610
Bill Ackman 2013-12-31 Reduce -25.8%7.15%$124.58 - $156.52 $ 190.3432%17159888
Andreas Halvorsen 2013-12-31 New Buy2.9%$124.58 - $156.52 $ 190.3432%4050468
Ken Heebner 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.31%$124.58 - $156.52 $ 190.3432%0
Steve Mandel 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.09%$124.58 - $156.52 $ 190.3432%0
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 35.50
CP's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 25.30 vs. CP: 35.50 )
CP' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.47   Max: 44.15
Current: 35.5

7.47
44.15
P/B 5.40
CP's P/B is ranked higher than
53% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. CP: 5.40 )
CP' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.85   Max: 5.83
Current: 5.4

0.85
5.83
P/S 6.10
CP's P/S is ranked higher than
54% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. CP: 6.10 )
CP' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.07   Max: 6.57
Current: 6.1

1.07
6.57
PFCF 52.20
CP's PFCF is ranked higher than
78% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CP: 52.20 )
CP' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 19.91   Max: 99999999.99
Current: 52.2

19.91
99999999.99
EV-to-EBIT 23.41
CP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
73% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 20.59 vs. CP: 23.41 )
CP' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.1   Max: 28.4
Current: 23.41

4.1
28.4
PEG 10.64
CP's PEG is ranked higher than
81% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CP: 10.64 )
CP' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 204.52
Current: 10.64

0.38
204.52
Shiller P/E 51.10
CP's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
75% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 38.40 vs. CP: 51.10 )
CP' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 8.13   Max: 55.18
Current: 51.1

8.13
55.18
Current Ratio 1.14
CP's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 1163 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. CP: 1.14 )
CP' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 1.62
Current: 1.14

0.58
1.62
Quick Ratio 1.02
CP's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 1163 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. CP: 1.02 )
CP' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 1.47
Current: 1.02

0.5
1.47

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 0.70
CP's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
82% of the 883 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. CP: 0.70 )
CP' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 3.01
Current: 0.7

0.58
3.01
Dividend Payout 0.22
CP's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
87% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. CP: 0.22 )
CP' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 4.07
Current: 0.22

0.08
4.07
Dividend growth (3y) 9.80
CP's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
85% of the 662 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. CP: 9.80 )
CP' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 59.6
Current: 9.8

0
59.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.12
CP's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
67% of the 897 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. CP: 1.12 )
CP' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.93   Max: 4.8
Current: 1.12

0.93
4.8
Share Buyback Rate -1.40
CP's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
73% of the 707 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. CP: -1.40 )
CP' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: -3.1
Current: -1.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 5.20
CP's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
59% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. CP: 5.20 )
CP' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.01   Max: 5.65
Current: 5.2

1.01
5.65
Price/DCF (Projected) 5.30
CP's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 6.32 vs. CP: 5.30 )
CP' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.88   Max: 5.83
Current: 5.3

0.88
5.83
Price/Median PS Value 2.60
CP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
54% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. CP: 2.60 )
CP' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 2.88
Current: 2.6

0.56
2.88
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 4.80
CP's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
87% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CP: 4.80 )
CP' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 6.29
Current: 4.8

0.44
6.29
Price/Graham Number 2.70
CP's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
68% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. CP: 2.70 )
CP' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 2.98
Current: 2.7

0.7
2.98
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.30
CP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1150 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. CP: 4.30 )
CP' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.5   Max: 24.5
Current: 4.3

3.5
24.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 6.86
CP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
79% of the 798 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.67 vs. CP: 6.86 )
CP' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -1.3   Max: 26.8
Current: 6.86

-1.3
26.8

Business Description

Industry: Transportation & Logistics » Railroads
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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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