NYSE:CNI (Canada) Also trade in: Canada Germany Mexico

Canadian National Railway Co

$ 91.49 0 (0%)
Volume: 567,166 Avg Vol (1m): 926,641
Market Cap $: 65.84 Bil Enterprise Value $: 75.55 Bil
P/E (TTM): 20.67 P/B: 5.11
Earnings Power Value 12.79
Net Current Asset Value -22.55
Tangible Book 17.56
Projected FCF 43.46
Median P/S Value 69.04
Graham Number 41.82
Peter Lynch Value 43.83
DCF (FCF Based) 58.58
DCF (Earnings Based) 83.15
1Y (-%)

Financial Strength : 6/10

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.
Current vs industry vs history
Cash-to-Debt 0.03
Cash-To-Debt ranked lower than
92.08% of 758 companies
in the Railroads industry.
Industry Max: 10000, Med: 0.3, Min: 0.01
CNI: 0.03
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-To-Debt only.
Cash-To-Debt range over the past 10 years
Min: 0, Med: 0.03, Max: 0.22
Current: 0.03
0
0.22
Equity-to-Asset 0.41
Equity-to-Asset ranked lower than
53.25% of 753 companies
in the Railroads industry.
Industry Max: 1.03, Med: 0.46, Min: -22.9
CNI: 0.41
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
Equity-to-Asset range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.35, Med: 0.41, Max: 0.5
Current: 0.41
0.35
0.5
Debt-to-Equity 0.77
Debt-to-Equity ranked higher than
50.98% of 663 companies
in the Railroads industry.
Industry Max: 419.35, Med: 0.7, Min: 0.01
CNI: 0.77
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
Debt-to-Equity range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.42, Med: 0.66, Max: 0.99
Current: 0.77
0.42
0.99
Debt-to-EBITDA 1.75
Debt-to-EBITDA ranked higher than
75.00% of 620 companies
in the Railroads industry.
Industry Max: 2524.63, Med: 3.59, Min: 0.01
CNI: 1.75
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
Debt-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.4, Med: 1.59, Max: 1.87
Current: 1.75
1.4
1.87
Interest Coverage 12.10
Interest Coverage ranked higher than
57.99% of 657 companies
in the Railroads industry.
Industry Max: 10000, Med: 7.73, Min: 0.01
CNI: 12.1
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
Interest Coverage range over the past 10 years
Min: 5.84, Med: 11.72, Max: 13.46
Current: 12.1
5.84
13.46
Piotroski F-Score 6
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4
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6
7
8
9
Altman Z-Score 3.47
DISTRESS
GREY
SAFE
WACC vs ROIC %
ROIC 15.68%
WACC 8.18%

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company's business will stay that way.
Current vs industry vs history
Operating Margin % 41.09
Operating Margin ranked higher than
93.28% of 759 companies
in the Railroads industry.
Industry Max: 703.05, Med: 6.37, Min: -993.18
CNI: 41.09
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin only.
Operating Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: 32.66, Med: 41.01, Max: 44.88
Current: 41.09
32.66
44.88
Net Margin % 29.81
Net Margin ranked higher than
96.31% of 759 companies
in the Railroads industry.
Industry Max: 123676.34, Med: 3.99, Min: -2023.47
CNI: 29.81
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin only.
Net Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: 24.7, Med: 27.12, Max: 42.05
Current: 29.81
24.7
42.05
ROE % 25.21
ROE ranked higher than
94.74% of 742 companies
in the Railroads industry.
Industry Max: 350.03, Med: 7.38, Min: -640.01
CNI: 25.21
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE only.
ROE range over the past 10 years
Min: 17.02, Med: 24.21, Max: 34.82
Current: 25.21
17.02
34.82
ROA % 10.79
ROA ranked higher than
95.16% of 765 companies
in the Railroads industry.
Industry Max: 68.53, Med: 3.06, Min: -387.6
CNI: 10.79
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA only.
ROA range over the past 10 years
Min: 7.15, Med: 10.04, Max: 14.69
Current: 10.79
7.15
14.69
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 16.90
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) ranked higher than
67.81% of 761 companies
in the Railroads industry.
Industry Max: 13367.77, Med: 9.73, Min: -98500
CNI: 16.9
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) only.
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: 11.66, Med: 16.17, Max: 17.18
Current: 16.9
11.66
17.18
3-Year Total Revenue Growth Rate 4.30
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate ranked higher than
65.48% of 701 companies
in the Railroads industry.
Industry Max: 884.9, Med: 1.6, Min: -100
CNI: 7.4
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -1.3, Med: 7.3, Max: 14
Current: 7.4
-1.3
14
3-Year Total EBITDA Growth Rate 5.00
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate ranked higher than
65.34% of 626 companies
in the Railroads industry.
Industry Max: 1037.2, Med: 4.5, Min: -172.9
CNI: 8.1
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.5, Med: 9.9, Max: 19.7
Current: 8.1
1.5
19.7
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate 10.20
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate ranked higher than
77.76% of 553 companies
in the Railroads industry.
Industry Max: 533.3, Med: 6.4, Min: -473.4
CNI: 10.2
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate only.
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: 0, Med: 12.6, Max: 62.8
Current: 10.2
0
62.8

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Business Description

Industry Transportation & Logistics » Railroads    NAICS : 482111    SIC : 4531
Compare NAS:CSX NYSE:NSC TSE:9022 HKSE:00066 TSE:9020 TSX:CP HKSE:01766 SHSE:601006 TSE:9021 NYSE:KSU TSE:9005 NYSE:UNP NYSE:WAB TSE:9007 TSE:9008 TPE:2633 ASX:AZJ BSP:RAIL3 TSE:9009 TSE:9001
Traded in other countries CNR.Canada CY2.Germany CNIN.Mexico
Address 935 de La Gauchetiere Street West, Montreal, QC, CAN, H3B 2M9
Canadian National's railway spans Canada from coast to coast and extends through Chicago to the Gulf of Mexico. In 2016, CN delivered 5.2 million carloads over its 19,600 miles of track. CN derived CAD 12 billion in revenue by hauling intermodal containers (24% of consolidated revenue), agriculture (19%), chemicals (18%), forest products (14%), metals and mining (11%), automotive shipments (6%), and coal (4%). Other items constitute the remaining 4% of revenue.

Ratios

Current vs industry vs history
PE Ratio (TTM) 20.67
PE Ratio ranked higher than
52.44% of 614 companies
in the Railroads industry.
Industry Max: 1322226.63, Med: 15.94, Min: 0.05
CNI: 20.67
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 9.24, Med: 15.46, Max: 23.1
Current: 20.67
9.24
23.1
Forward PE Ratio 19.69
Forward P/E ranked lower than
65.03% of 143 companies
in the Railroads industry.
Industry Max: 238.1, Med: 18.08, Min: 0.71
CNI: 19.69
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 20.67
PE without NRI ranked higher than
52.52% of 615 companies
in the Railroads industry.
Industry Max: 1322226.63, Med: 15.95, Min: 0.05
CNI: 20.67
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE without NRI only.
PE without NRI range over the past 10 years
Min: 9.24, Med: 15.46, Max: 23.1
Current: 20.67
9.24
23.1
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 22.47
Price-to-Owner-Earnings ranked lower than
65.32% of 346 companies
in the Railroads industry.
Industry Max: 1274876.02, Med: 18.41, Min: 0.58
CNI: 22.47
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
Price-to-Owner-Earnings range over the past 10 years
Min: 10.48, Med: 18.64, Max: 25.84
Current: 22.47
10.48
25.84
PB Ratio 5.11
PB Ratio ranked lower than
92.23% of 734 companies
in the Railroads industry.
Industry Max: 117390.59, Med: 1.26, Min: 0.02
CNI: 5.11
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PB Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.68, Med: 3.89, Max: 5.37
Current: 5.11
1.68
5.37
PS Ratio 6.15
PS Ratio ranked lower than
93.34% of 736 companies
in the Railroads industry.
Industry Max: 72264.1, Med: 1.03, Min: 0.01
CNI: 6.15
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PS Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 2.21, Med: 4.64, Max: 6.6
Current: 6.15
2.21
6.6
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 38.44
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ranked lower than
75.29% of 344 companies
in the Railroads industry.
Industry Max: 4393.31, Med: 15.37, Min: 0.54
CNI: 38.44
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow range over the past 10 years
Min: 18.48, Med: 29.21, Max: 47.34
Current: 38.44
18.48
47.34
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 14.66
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow ranked lower than
76.95% of 499 companies
in the Railroads industry.
Industry Max: 612.5, Med: 8.64, Min: 0.34
CNI: 14.66
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow range over the past 10 years
Min: 8.28, Med: 13.17, Max: 16.94
Current: 14.66
8.28
16.94
EV-to-EBIT 16.37
EV-to-EBIT ranked lower than
56.07% of 626 companies
in the Railroads industry.
Industry Max: 6477.36, Med: 15.49, Min: 0.16
CNI: 16.37
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
EV-to-EBIT range over the past 10 years
Min: 8.9, Med: 13.3, Max: 17.3
Current: 16.37
8.9
17.3
EV-to-EBITDA 13.28
EV-to-EBITDA ranked lower than
64.49% of 673 companies
in the Railroads industry.
Industry Max: 6037.72, Med: 11.14, Min: 0.16
CNI: 13.28
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
EV-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: 7.2, Med: 10.9, Max: 14.1
Current: 13.28
7.2
14.1
EV-to-Revenue 6.94
EV-to-Revenue ranked lower than
89.97% of 748 companies
in the Railroads industry.
Industry Max: 4392.74, Med: 1.62, Min: 0.02
CNI: 6.94
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
EV-to-Revenue range over the past 10 years
Min: 3.2, Med: 5.4, Max: 7.4
Current: 6.94
3.2
7.4
PEG Ratio 1.90
PEG Ratio ranked higher than
61.13% of 337 companies
in the Railroads industry.
Industry Max: 309, Med: 1.93, Min: 0.01
CNI: 1.9
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
PEG Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.63, Med: 1.66, Max: 2.79
Current: 1.9
0.63
2.79
Shiller PE Ratio 28.82
Shiller PE Ratio ranked lower than
72.47% of 287 companies
in the Railroads industry.
Industry Max: 2926.53, Med: 21.75, Min: 0.14
CNI: 28.82
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
Shiller PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 14.13, Med: 24.47, Max: 33.99
Current: 28.82
14.13
33.99
Current Ratio 0.75
Current Ratio ranked lower than
85.25% of 746 companies
in the Railroads industry.
Industry Max: 128.59, Med: 1.26, Min: 0.01
CNI: 0.75
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
Current Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.51, Med: 0.79, Max: 1.46
Current: 0.75
0.51
1.46
Quick Ratio 0.59
Quick Ratio ranked lower than
87.53% of 746 companies
in the Railroads industry.
Industry Max: 128.59, Med: 1.17, Min: 0.01
CNI: 0.59
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
Quick Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.44, Med: 0.68, Max: 1.28
Current: 0.59
0.44
1.28
Days Inventory 24.11
Days Inventory ranked lower than
76.87% of 614 companies
in the Railroads industry.
Industry Max: 862.09, Med: 11.07, Min: 0.02
CNI: 24.11
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
Days Inventory range over the past 10 years
Min: 13.34, Med: 16.84, Max: 31.69
Current: 24.11
13.34
31.69
Days Sales Outstanding 31.07
Days Sales Outstanding ranked higher than
71.51% of 723 companies
in the Railroads industry.
Industry Max: 642.23, Med: 47.32, Min: 0.03
CNI: 31.07
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
Days Sales Outstanding range over the past 10 years
Min: 25.41, Med: 28.96, Max: 39.49
Current: 31.07
25.41
39.49
Days Payable 96.07
Days Payable ranked lower than
100.00% of 697 companies
in the Railroads industry.
Industry Max: 6297.5, Med: 39.52, Min: 0.19
CNI: 96.07
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
Days Payable range over the past 10 years
Min: 20.53, Med: 27.55, Max: 52.93
Current: 96.07
20.53
52.93

Dividend & Buy Back

Current vs industry vs history
Dividend Yield % 1.56
Trailing Dividend Yield ranked lower than
68.09% of 1056 companies
in the Railroads industry.
Industry Max: 60.61, Med: 2.37, Min: 0.04
CNI: 1.56
Ranked among companies with meaningful Trailing Dividend Yield only.
Trailing Dividend Yield range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.14, Med: 1.61, Max: 2.42
Current: 1.56
1.14
2.42
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.32
Dividend Payout Ratio ranked higher than
67.53% of 576 companies
in the Railroads industry.
Industry Max: 13.42, Med: 0.79, Min: 0.01
CNI: 0.32
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
Dividend Payout Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.23, Med: 0.26, Max: 0.32
Current: 0.32
0.23
0.32
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate (Per Share) 13.30
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate ranked higher than
81.96% of 388 companies
in the Railroads industry.
Industry Max: 145.2, Med: 4.6, Min: -100
CNI: 13.3
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: 0, Med: 15, Max: 29.1
Current: 13.3
0
29.1
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.75
Forward Dividend Yield ranked lower than
71.90% of 1000 companies
in the Railroads industry.
Industry Max: 57.1, Med: 2.66, Min: 0.04
CNI: 1.75
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield-on-Cost (5-Year) % 3.39
Yield-on-Cost (5y) ranked higher than
58.90% of 1039 companies
in the Railroads industry.
Industry Max: 176.46, Med: 2.97, Min: 0.03
CNI: 3.39
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield-on-Cost (5y) only.
Yield-on-Cost (5y) range over the past 10 years
Min: 2.48, Med: 3.5, Max: 5.26
Current: 3.39
2.48
5.26
3-Year Share Buyback Rate 2.60
3-Year Share Buyback Rate ranked higher than
94.08% of 439 companies
in the Railroads industry.
Industry Max: 37.8, Med: -3, Min: -1494
CNI: 2.6
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Share Buyback Rate only.
3-Year Share Buyback Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -8.2, Med: 2.7, Max: 5
Current: 2.6
-8.2
5

Valuation & Return

Current vs industry vs history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 5.21
Price-to-Tangible-Book ranked lower than
88.76% of 676 companies
in the Railroads industry.
Industry Max: 117538.92, Med: 1.33, Min: 0.03
CNI: 5.21
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
Price-to-Tangible-Book range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.16, Med: 2.94, Max: 5.59
Current: 5.21
1.16
5.59
Price-to-Projected-FCF 2.11
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF ranked lower than
70.86% of 429 companies
in the Railroads industry.
Industry Max: 146737.3, Med: 1.22, Min: 0.07
CNI: 2.11
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.83, Med: 1.44, Max: 2.07
Current: 2.11
0.83
2.07
Price-to-DCF (Earnings Based) 1.10
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) ranked higher than
60.67% of 89 companies
in the Railroads industry.
Industry Max: 4.63, Med: 0.99, Min: 0.13
CNI: 1.1
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) only.
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.38, Med: 0.94, Max: 1.49
Current: 1.1
0.38
1.49
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.33
Price-to-Median-PS-Value ranked lower than
80.29% of 685 companies
in the Railroads industry.
Industry Max: 31.49, Med: 0.99, Min: 0.01
CNI: 1.33
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
Price-to-Median-PS-Value range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.22, Med: 0.73, Max: 1.36
Current: 1.33
0.22
1.36
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 2.09
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value ranked lower than
56.52% of 207 companies
in the Railroads industry.
Industry Max: 67426.3, Med: 1.2, Min: 0.02
CNI: 2.09
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.58, Med: 1.61, Max: 2.9
Current: 2.09
0.58
2.9
Price-to-Graham-Number 2.19
Price-to-Graham-Number ranked lower than
77.10% of 511 companies
in the Railroads industry.
Industry Max: 83109.6, Med: 1.04, Min: 0.01
CNI: 2.19
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
Price-to-Graham-Number range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.58, Med: 1.38, Max: 2.35
Current: 2.19
0.58
2.35
Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % 6.11
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) ranked higher than
54.18% of 766 companies
in the Railroads industry.
Industry Max: 625, Med: 5.52, Min: -666.7
CNI: 6.11
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: 5.8, Med: 7.5, Max: 11.2
Current: 6.11
5.8
11.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 12.40
Forward Rate of Return ranked higher than
73.69% of 517 companies
in the Railroads industry.
Industry Max: 157.16, Med: 6.61, Min: -175454.86
CNI: 12.4
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return only.
Forward Rate of Return range over the past 10 years
Min: 8.8, Med: 13.7, Max: 21.4
Current: 12.4
8.8
21.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $ 11,080.69
EPS (TTM) $ 4.5
Beta 1.03
Volatility % 23.62
52-Week Range $ 70.36 - 95.08
Shares Outstanding (Mil) 721.4

Analyst Estimate

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score 6
Positive ROA Y
Positive CFROA Y
Higher ROA yoy N
CFROA > ROA Y
Lower Leverage yoy N
Higher Current Ratio yoy Y
Less Shares Outstanding yoy Y
Higher Gross Margin yoy N
Higher Asset Turnover yoy Y