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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 0.04
CP's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
51% of the 1148 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. CP: 0.04 )
CP' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.04

Equity to Asset 0.34
CP's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
62% of the 1141 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. CP: 0.34 )
CP' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 0.43
Current: 0.34

0.31
0.43
Interest Coverage 8.18
CP's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
75% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 6.63 vs. CP: 8.18 )
CP' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.92   Max: 9.76
Current: 8.18

1.92
9.76
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 3.35
M-Score: -2.69
WACC vs ROIC
7.85%
14.68%
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 (%) 35.33
CP's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1153 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 6.67 vs. CP: 35.33 )
CP' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 7.48   Max: 45.38
Current: 35.33

7.48
45.38
Net-margin (%) 22.30
CP's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 1153 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 4.57 vs. CP: 22.30 )
CP' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 1.91   Max: 22.3
Current: 22.3

1.91
22.3
ROE (%) 21.58
CP's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1135 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 7.56 vs. CP: 21.58 )
CP' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 2.1   Max: 23.23
Current: 21.58

2.1
23.23
ROA (%) 8.66
CP's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 1160 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.09 vs. CP: 8.66 )
CP' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 8.76
Current: 8.66

0.8
8.76
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 16.68
CP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1156 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 7.47 vs. CP: 16.68 )
CP' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 3.71   Max: 23.21
Current: 16.68

3.71
23.21
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 7.70
CP's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1012 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. CP: 7.70 )
CP' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 8.4
Current: 7.7

0
8.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 25.00
CP's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 903 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. CP: 25.00 )
CP' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 29.2
Current: 25

0
29.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 36.30
CP's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 788 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. CP: 36.30 )
CP' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -14.1   Max: 152.5
Current: 36.3

-14.1
152.5
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

CP Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Ken Heebner 85,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 89,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 4,610 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)
Stanley Druckenmiller 92,000 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 3,250 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 31,766 sh (+35.76%)
PRIMECAP Management 484,130 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 57,900 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Ken Heebner 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)
Larry Robbins Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Stanley Druckenmiller 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)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management 410,330 sh (-8.94%)
Steven Cohen 2,300 sh (-98.45%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 27.10
CP's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1212 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 25.90 vs. CP: 27.10 )
CP' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.47   Max: 44.15
Current: 27.1

7.47
44.15
Forward P/E 17.76
CP's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
74% of the 1212 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 21.01 vs. CP: 17.76 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 27.00
CP's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1212 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 26.70 vs. CP: 27.00 )
CP' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 7.47   Max: 44.37
Current: 27

7.47
44.37
P/B 6.99
CP's P/B is ranked lower than
55% of the 1212 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. CP: 6.99 )
CP' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.85   Max: 7.24
Current: 6.99

0.85
7.24
P/S 6.05
CP's P/S is ranked lower than
63% of the 1212 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. CP: 6.05 )
CP' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.07   Max: 6.57
Current: 6.05

1.07
6.57
PFCF 59.56
CP's PFCF is ranked higher than
75% of the 1212 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CP: 59.56 )
CP' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 19.91   Max: 99999999.99
Current: 59.56

19.91
99999999.99
POCF 18.83
CP's POCF is ranked higher than
65% of the 1212 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 11.32 vs. CP: 18.83 )
CP' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 5.07   Max: 25.08
Current: 18.83

5.07
25.08
EV-to-EBIT 19.27
CP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
78% of the 1212 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 21.68 vs. CP: 19.27 )
CP' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.1   Max: 28.4
Current: 19.27

4.1
28.4
PEG 2.55
CP's PEG is ranked higher than
89% of the 1212 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CP: 2.55 )
CP' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 204.52
Current: 2.55

0.38
204.52
Shiller P/E 50.47
CP's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
69% of the 1212 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 42.16 vs. CP: 50.47 )
CP' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 8.11   Max: 54.55
Current: 50.47

8.11
54.55
Current Ratio 0.91
CP's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 1154 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. CP: 0.91 )
CP' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 1.47
Current: 0.91

0.5
1.47
Quick Ratio 0.78
CP's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 1154 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. CP: 0.78 )
CP' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 1.35
Current: 0.78

0.37
1.35
Days Inventory 28.79
CP's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
72% of the 1212 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 27.35 vs. CP: 28.79 )
CP' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 7.4   Max: 43.74
Current: 28.79

7.4
43.74
Days Sales Outstanding 38.71
CP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
81% of the 1212 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 47.71 vs. CP: 38.71 )
CP' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 33.63   Max: 52.59
Current: 38.71

33.63
52.59

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.66
CP's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
87% of the 886 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. CP: 0.66 )
CP' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 3.01
Current: 0.66

0.58
3.01
Dividend Payout 0.17
CP's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
91% of the 1212 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. CP: 0.17 )
CP' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 0.48
Current: 0.17

0.06
0.48
Dividend growth (3y) 6.20
CP's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
82% of the 657 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. CP: 6.20 )
CP' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 59.6
Current: 6.2

0
59.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.03
CP's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
74% of the 900 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.24 vs. CP: 1.03 )
CP' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.86   Max: 4.44
Current: 1.03

0.86
4.44
Share Buyback Rate -0.70
CP's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
76% of the 703 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. CP: -0.70 )
CP' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: -3.1
Current: -0.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 7.22
CP's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
50% of the 1212 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. CP: 7.22 )
CP' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.14   Max: 7.04
Current: 7.22

1.14
7.04
Price/DCF (Projected) 6.93
CP's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1212 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 10.30 vs. CP: 6.93 )
CP' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.05   Max: 6.74
Current: 6.93

1.05
6.74
Price/Median PS Value 2.77
CP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
50% of the 1212 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. CP: 2.77 )
CP' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 2.7
Current: 2.77

0.59
2.7
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.86
CP's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
88% of the 1212 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CP: 2.86 )
CP' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 5.52
Current: 2.86

1.2
5.52
Price/Graham Number 2.92
CP's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
64% of the 1212 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. CP: 2.92 )
CP' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 2.84
Current: 2.92

0.72
2.84
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.20
CP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1149 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. CP: 5.20 )
CP' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.5   Max: 24.5
Current: 5.2

3.5
24.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 9.83
CP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
83% of the 807 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.27 vs. CP: 9.83 )
CP' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -1.3   Max: 26.8
Current: 9.83

-1.3
26.8

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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