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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.03
CP's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
94% of the 773 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. CP: 0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CP' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.15 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.03
Equity to Asset 0.30
CP's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
76% of the 730 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. CP: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CP' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.37 Max: 0.44
Current: 0.3
0.3
0.44
Interest Coverage 8.18
CP's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
50% of the 461 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 8.18 vs. CP: 8.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CP' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.92  Med: 3.91 Max: 9.76
Current: 8.18
1.92
9.76
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.75
M-Score: -2.93
WACC vs ROIC
9.37%
15.94%
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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 38.35
CP's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 768 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 6.16 vs. CP: 38.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CP' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 7.48  Med: 21.58 Max: 45.38
Current: 38.35
7.48
45.38
Net-margin (%) 23.14
CP's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 775 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 4.35 vs. CP: 23.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CP' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 1.91  Med: 12.49 Max: 22.3
Current: 23.14
1.91
22.3
ROE (%) 25.58
CP's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 764 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 7.21 vs. CP: 25.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CP' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 2.1  Med: 11.93 Max: 23.23
Current: 25.58
2.1
23.23
ROA (%) 9.13
CP's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 786 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.08 vs. CP: 9.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CP' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.8  Med: 4.46 Max: 8.76
Current: 9.13
0.8
8.76
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 17.77
CP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 767 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 8.56 vs. CP: 17.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CP' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 3.34  Med: 10.19 Max: 21
Current: 17.77
3.34
21
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 7.70
CP's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 649 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. CP: 7.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CP' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 1.80 Max: 8.4
Current: 7.7
0
8.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 25.00
CP's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 548 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. CP: 25.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CP' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 2.00 Max: 29.2
Current: 25
0
29.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 36.30
CP's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 464 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. CP: 36.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CP' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -14.1  Med: 3.50 Max: 152.5
Current: 36.3
-14.1
152.5
» CP's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

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)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Stanley Druckenmiller Sold Out
Larry Robbins 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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Q4 2014

CP Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 55,000 sh (+139.13%)
Andreas Halvorsen 4,050,237 sh (+107.58%)
Louis Moore Bacon 9,478 sh (+2.50%)
Steve Mandel 3,585,666 sh (+2.22%)
Bill Ackman 13,940,890 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management 410,330 sh (-8.94%)
Steven Cohen 2,300 sh (-98.45%)
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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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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 20.90
CP's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
59% of the 608 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 16.80 vs. CP: 20.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CP' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.47  Med: 16.67 Max: 44.15
Current: 20.9
7.47
44.15
Forward P/E 16.13
CP's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
63% of the 317 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 12.80 vs. CP: 16.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 20.90
CP's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
59% of the 608 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 16.80 vs. CP: 20.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CP' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 7.47  Med: 16.67 Max: 44.37
Current: 20.9
7.47
44.37
P/B 5.93
CP's P/B is ranked lower than
94% of the 732 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. CP: 5.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CP' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.78  Med: 2.07 Max: 7.27
Current: 5.93
0.78
7.27
P/S 4.84
CP's P/S is ranked lower than
88% of the 768 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. CP: 4.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CP' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.07  Med: 2.21 Max: 6.57
Current: 4.84
1.07
6.57
PFCF 41.28
CP's PFCF is ranked lower than
76% of the 357 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 19.00 vs. CP: 41.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CP' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 19.91  Med: 45.63 Max: 99999999.99
Current: 41.28
19.91
99999999.99
POCF 13.99
CP's POCF is ranked lower than
66% of the 585 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 8.40 vs. CP: 13.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CP' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 5.07  Med: 10.41 Max: 25.08
Current: 13.99
5.07
25.08
EV-to-EBIT 14.65
CP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
51% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 14.39 vs. CP: 14.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CP' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.1  Med: 13.70 Max: 28.4
Current: 14.65
4.1
28.4
PEG 1.97
CP's PEG is ranked lower than
51% of the 285 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. CP: 1.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
CP' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.38  Med: 3.44 Max: 204.52
Current: 1.97
0.38
204.52
Shiller P/E 37.48
CP's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
79% of the 399 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 20.74 vs. CP: 37.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CP' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 8.15  Med: 17.27 Max: 54.93
Current: 37.48
8.15
54.93
Current Ratio 0.85
CP's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
73% of the 742 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. CP: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CP' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.58  Med: 0.87 Max: 1.62
Current: 0.85
0.58
1.62
Quick Ratio 0.73
CP's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
75% of the 742 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. CP: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CP' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.5  Med: 0.74 Max: 1.47
Current: 0.73
0.5
1.47
Days Inventory 34.87
CP's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
76% of the 608 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 13.01 vs. CP: 34.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CP' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 7.4  Med: 24.68 Max: 43.74
Current: 34.87
7.4
43.74
Days Sales Outstanding 37.12
CP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
57% of the 607 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 41.71 vs. CP: 37.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CP' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 33.63  Med: 40.09 Max: 52.59
Current: 37.12
33.63
52.59

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.79
CP's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
94% of the 913 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.62 vs. CP: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
CP' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.58  Med: 1.30 Max: 3.01
Current: 0.79
0.58
3.01
Dividend Payout 0.15
CP's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
83% of the 553 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. CP: 0.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
CP' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.23 Max: 4.07
Current: 0.15
0.08
4.07
Dividend growth (3y) 6.20
CP's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
55% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. CP: 6.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
CP' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 6.20 Max: 59.6
Current: 6.2
0
59.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.17
CP's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
84% of the 913 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.76 vs. CP: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
CP' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.86  Med: 1.92 Max: 4.44
Current: 1.17
0.86
4.44
Share Buyback Rate -0.70
CP's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
57% of the 442 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. CP: -0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
CP' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0  Med: -0.20 Max: -3.1
Current: -0.7

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 6.16
CP's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
92% of the 681 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. CP: 6.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
CP' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.92  Med: 1.85 Max: 7.28
Current: 6.16
0.92
7.28
Price/Projected FCF 4.74
CP's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
87% of the 367 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. CP: 4.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CP' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.83  Med: 2.12 Max: 6.74
Current: 4.74
0.83
6.74
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 2.06
CP's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
77% of the 60 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. CP: 2.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 2.19
CP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
89% of the 713 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. CP: 2.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CP' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.55  Med: 0.96 Max: 2.86
Current: 2.19
0.55
2.86
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.35
CP's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
52% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. CP: 1.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
CP' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.44  Med: 1.81 Max: 6.29
Current: 1.35
0.44
6.29
Price/Graham Number 2.34
CP's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
82% of the 513 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. CP: 2.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
CP' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.64  Med: 1.08 Max: 3.03
Current: 2.34
0.64
3.03
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.80
CP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 774 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. CP: 6.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CP' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 3.5  Med: 7.30 Max: 24.5
Current: 6.8
3.5
24.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 16.12
CP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 446 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.13 vs. CP: 16.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CP' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -1.3  Med: 4.05 Max: 26.8
Current: 16.12
-1.3
26.8

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
EPS($) 7.53 8.90 10.26
EPS without NRI($) 7.53 8.90 10.26

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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