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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 : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.04
CP's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
91% of the 835 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. CP: 0.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
CP' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.07 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.04
0.01
No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.32
CP's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
73% of the 834 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. CP: 0.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
CP' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.36 Max: 0.43
Current: 0.32
0.24
0.43
Debt-to-Equity 1.27
CP's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
75% of the 720 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.69 vs. CP: 1.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
CP' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 0.87 Max: 1.88
Current: 1.27
0.47
1.88
Debt-to-EBITDA 2.25
CP's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
63% of the 675 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.45 vs. CP: 2.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
CP' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2  Med: 2.85 Max: 3.39
Current: 2.25
2
3.39
Interest Coverage 7.91
CP's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
53% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 9.09 vs. CP: 7.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CP' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.9  Med: 4.59 Max: 8.18
Current: 7.91
2.9
8.18
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 2.63
Beneish M-Score: -2.14
WACC vs ROIC
10.02%
20.15%
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 % 42.62
CP's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
94% of the 840 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 5.91 vs. CP: 42.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
CP' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.66  Med: 22.78 Max: 42.62
Current: 42.62
16.66
42.62
Net Margin % 36.70
CP's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
94% of the 841 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.79 vs. CP: 36.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
CP' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.5  Med: 13.67 Max: 36.7
Current: 36.7
8.5
36.7
ROE % 44.54
CP's ROE % is ranked higher than
96% of the 824 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 6.68 vs. CP: 44.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
CP' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.93  Med: 14.04 Max: 44.54
Current: 44.54
9.93
44.54
ROA % 12.30
CP's ROA % is ranked higher than
92% of the 847 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.81 vs. CP: 12.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
CP' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.36  Med: 5.1 Max: 12.3
Current: 12.3
3.36
12.3
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 17.75
CP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
69% of the 840 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 9.40 vs. CP: 17.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
CP' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.1  Med: 10.03 Max: 17.75
Current: 17.75
7.1
17.75
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 5.70
CP's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
70% of the 747 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. CP: 5.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
CP' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.4  Med: 5.85 Max: 31.7
Current: 5.7
-23.4
31.7
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 14.60
CP's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
70% of the 640 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. CP: 14.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
CP' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.4  Med: 5.95 Max: 67.8
Current: 14.6
-19.4
67.8
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 24.80
CP's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
77% of the 572 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. CP: 24.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
CP' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.1  Med: 4.7 Max: 151.2
Current: 24.8
-14.1
151.2
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Guru Trades

Q1 2017

CP Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Sarah Ketterer 4,507,721 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 41,679 sh (+393.71%)
Steven Cohen 385,700 sh (+147.09%)
Jim Simons 835,800 sh (+77.45%)
Andreas Halvorsen 3,160,596 sh (+37.32%)
Louis Moore Bacon 31,420 sh (+13.69%)
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Q2 2017

CP Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Ray Dalio 30,503 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 728,450 sh (+88.86%)
Sarah Ketterer 4,790,979 sh (+6.28%)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Jim Simons 585,000 sh (-30.01%)
Andreas Halvorsen 1,821,890 sh (-42.36%)
Louis Moore Bacon 17,981 sh (-42.77%)
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Q3 2017

CP Guru Trades in Q3 2017

Pioneer Investments 22,378 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 64,226 sh (+1268.55%)
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Steven Cohen 401,006 sh (-44.95%)
Louis Moore Bacon 9,748 sh (-45.79%)
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Q4 2017

CP Guru Trades in Q4 2017

Pioneer Investments 104,775 sh (+368.21%)
Louis Moore Bacon 22,291 sh (+128.67%)
Jim Simons 267,800 sh (+39.48%)
Joel Greenblatt 76,837 sh (+19.64%)
Steven Cohen 413,733 sh (+3.17%)
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Business Description

Industry: Transportation & Logistics » Railroads    NAICS: 482111    SIC: 4531
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Headquarter Location:Canada
Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd is engaged in rail transportation. It provides freight transportation services, logistics solutions, and supply chain expertise in Canada and the United States.

Canadian Pacific is a CAD 6 billion railroad operating on 18,703 miles of track across most of Canada and in the Midwestern and Northeastern United States; it is the second-smallest Class I railroad by revenue and route miles. During 2016, CP hauled shipments of intermodal containers (22% of freight revenue), chemicals, plastics, and crude oil (14%), grain (24%), coal (10%), fertilizer and potash (10%), automotive products (6%), and a diverse mix of other merchandise.

Guru Investment Theses on Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd

Bill Ackman Comments on Canadian Pacific Railway - May 08, 2017

In our August 26, 2016 Investor letter, we reported the sale of our remaining 9.8 million shares of CP (NYSE:CP) on August 4, 2016, approximately five years from the inception of the investment. During the course of our investment, CP’s share price increased four times, its operating performance went from worst to nearly tied for first with Canadian National, and its credit rating improved from a weak Baa-/BBB- to a strong Baa+/BBB+. While critics often accuse activists of being short-term investors focused primarily on stock buybacks and dividends, CP is a paradigmatic example of the long- term sustainable business performance enhancements and shareholder value creation we have achieved in our core activist holdings.

During our period of ownership, Canadian Pacific’s total shareholder return, including dividends, was 318.9%.

From 2016 annual letter to shareholders of Pershing Square by Bill Ackman (Trades, Portfolio).

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Bill Ackman Comments on Canadian Pacific Railway Limited - Mar 30, 2017



In our August 26, 2016 Investor letter, we reported the sale of our remaining 9.8 million shares of CP on August 4, 2016, approximately five years from the inception of the investment. During the course of our investment, CP (NYSE:CP)’s share price increased four times, its operating performance went from worst to nearly tied for first with Canadian National, and its credit rating improved from a weak Baa-/BBB- to a strong Baa+/BBB+. While critics often accuse activists of being short-term investors focused primarily on stock buybacks and dividends, CP is a paradigmatic example of the long- term sustainable business performance enhancements and shareholder value creation we have achieved in our core activist holdings.

During our period of ownership, Canadian Pacific’s total shareholder return, including dividends, was 318.9%.

From Bill Ackman (Trades, Portfolio)'s Pershing Square 2016 annual report.


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Bill Ackman Comments on Canadian Pacific Railway - Dec 09, 2016

In our August 26, 2016 Investor letter we reported the sale of our remaining 9.8 million shares of CP (NYSE:CP) on August 4, 2016, approximately five years from the inception of the investment. During the course of our investment, CP’s share price increased nearly four times, its operating performance went from worst to nearly tied for first with Canadian National, and its credit rating improved from a weak Baa-/BBB- to a strong Baa+/BBB+. While critics often accuse activists of being short-term investors focused primarily on stock buybacks and dividends, CP is a paradigmatic example of the long-term sustainable business performance enhancements and shareholder value creation we have achieved in our core activist holdings.

From Bill Ackman (Trades, Portfolio)'s Pershing Square third-quarter shareholder letter.

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Bill Ackman Comments on Canadian Pacific - Aug 29, 2016

On August 4, 2016 we sold our remaining 9 8 million shares of Canadian Pacific (NYSE:CP). This sale marked the end of our five-year investment in CP, which was a noteworthy success. I have agreed to continue on the board up until the next annual meeting or until qualified replacement directors have joined the board.

We initiated our investment in Canadian Pacific in the fall of 2011. Prior to our investment, CP had meaningfully underperformed its closest competitor, Canadian National ("CN"), and the other North American railroads in nearly all key operating measures for more than a decade, a performance deficit best illustrated by CP's operating margin of 19%, or about half of CN's 37% margins at the time. As a result of this underperformance, CP' s shares had languished behind competitors and its potential for many years.

After performing due diligence on the Company for several months, we concluded that CP's network and assets had no structural deficiencies relative to competitors, and that with proper leadership and an operational transformation we believed that CP could produce margins approaching industry-best levels, an achievement which would lead to substantial improvements in earnings and cash flow and drive significant long-term shareholder value. These views were in stark contrast to the incumbent management team's and board's assertions that CP was structurally limited, an opinion which was widely accepted by the investment community due to years of the company's poor performance. During our research we learned about, and eventually developed a relationship with, Hunter Harrison, a legendary railroad executive who had twice before doubled the margins and transformed industry-lagging railroads. We were confident Hunter could repeat this feat for a third time if given the opportunity to fix CP.

We bought a 14% ownership stake in CP and subsequently engaged with CP's Chairman, CEO, and board of directors to explain our views on the company's underperformance and its potential for improvement under Hunter's leadership. We stated our and Hunter's view that under his leadership CP's margins could conservatively improve to 35% over four years or by 2015.

Despite our well-researched views and plans to create long-term shareholder value by installing Hunter Harrison as CEO, CP's legacy board resisted our suggestions and backed the status quo. We therefore had no choice but to run a proxy contest to solicit the support of shareholders to decide the path forward for their company. We proposed to CP's shareholders the nomination of seven new directors, including two Pershing Square representatives. In May 2012, all seven of our director nominees were elected to the CP board, each with the support of at least 85% of CP's shareholders. The six CP directors who received the fewest votes, including CP's incumbent chairman and its CEO, resigned from the board, and the new board proceeded to launch a search for a new CEO. The board shortly thereafter unanimously chose to elect Hunter Harrison as CEO.

Hunter and his successor Keith Creel proceeded to make rapid improvements to the business. Operating margins improved at a faster pace and to better levels than we had communicated to investors with CP delivering a 39% margin in 2015 and an expected 41% margin in 2016 based on the company's guidance. As a result, the company's cash flow grew rapidly allowing CP to substantially increase its investment in the railroad, improving the network, which along with the railroad's newly implemented precision scheduled operating model allowed for a dramatic improvement in service to customers.

As a result of Hunter's, Keith's and the team's efforts, CP's earnings power has more than tripled since our investment and its share price has increased from the day-before our investment price of $46 CAD (and our average cost of $56 CAD) to $197 CAD per share currently. While activist investors are often accused of focusing on shareholder value at the expense of creditors — this has not been the case with Pershing Square — CP's bonds over the course of our involvement have been rerated from barely BBB-/Baa3 to BBB+/Baal today, and its pension deficit, when we joined the board of more than $1 billion, is now in surplus.

Today, CP has a strong board and management team, has become a best-in class-operator, serves its customers with better and more timely service, has a much better maintained and significantly enhanced network, and is thus built to thrive over the long term. During our tenure at CP, all stakeholders have benefited enormously. We are incredibly grateful to Hunter and entire management team and board at CP for achieving these remarkable results.

From Bill Ackman (Trades, Portfolio)'s mid-year 2016 letter.

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Bill Ackman Comments on Canadian Pacific Railway Limited - May 11, 2016

On April 20th, CP (NYSE:CP) reported that first quarter revenue had declined 5%, as a result of the tepid macro-economic environment. On the earnings call, CP President Keith Creel highlighted that volumes will likely be down 6% for Q2, but that trends should improve in the second half of the year as comps get easier. Management expressed its view that Q2 will be the bottom for volumes and that the Canadian economy appears to be stabilizing.

Despite muted growth, CP’s operational transformation continues, as the company announced that it had achieved a record Operating Ratio (“OR”) of 58.9%. This result was a 430 bps improvement over last year, largely due to reduced headcount which was down 13% year-over-year. The winter quarters typically have higher ORs, given the lower volume levels and more challenging operating conditions caused by weather, making this record OR feat all the more impressive.

In the quarter, EPS increased 11%. The company maintained its guidance for double-digit EPS growth in 2016. It also announced a 40% increase in its dividend (to CAD$2 annually) and authorized the repurchase of an additional 5% of its shares outstanding.

In November 2015, CP proposed a merger with Norfolk Southern (NS) that would have created meaningful value for both CP and NS shareholders while improving the North American rail network and enhancing service to customers. Despite the strategic and economic logic for this transaction, it was met with strong opposition from competitors, legislators and industry lobbyists. In light of this opposition, on April 11th, the company announced that it had terminated its efforts to merge with NS.

On April 22nd, the Pershing Square funds collectively sold 4.1 million shares of CP, or approximately 30% of our position, as the price increased substantially in recent weeks and became a disproportionately large percentage of the portfolio. We continue to have tremendous confidence in CP’s management and prospects, but have sold shares for portfolio management reasons.

From Bill Ackman (Trades, Portfolio)'s first quarter shareholder letter.

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Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 14.00
CP's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 644 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 16.53 vs. CP: 14.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
CP' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.48  Med: 18.37 Max: 44.37
Current: 14
7.48
44.37
Forward PE Ratio 17.89
CP's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CP: 17.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 14.00
CP's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
62% of the 645 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 16.33 vs. CP: 14.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
CP' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.48  Med: 18.37 Max: 44.37
Current: 14
7.48
44.37
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 20.06
CP's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
50% of the 341 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 18.88 vs. CP: 20.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
CP' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.06  Med: 18.76 Max: 47.14
Current: 20.06
11.06
47.14
PB Ratio 5.18
CP's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
92% of the 812 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. CP: 5.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
CP' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.78  Med: 2.85 Max: 7.85
Current: 5.18
0.78
7.85
PS Ratio 5.14
CP's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
88% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. CP: 5.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
CP' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.06  Med: 2.64 Max: 6.57
Current: 5.14
1.06
6.57
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 39.94
CP's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
78% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 15.23 vs. CP: 39.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
CP' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.94  Med: 40.96 Max: 159.5
Current: 39.94
19.94
159.5
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 15.42
CP's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
73% of the 486 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 8.41 vs. CP: 15.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
CP' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.18  Med: 14.47 Max: 25.07
Current: 15.42
5.18
25.07
EV-to-EBIT 13.80
CP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
58% of the 666 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 15.87 vs. CP: 13.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CP' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.9  Med: 14.6 Max: 29.4
Current: 13.8
8.9
29.4
EV-to-EBITDA 11.29
CP's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
52% of the 728 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 11.07 vs. CP: 11.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CP' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.1  Med: 11.2 Max: 20.3
Current: 11.29
6.1
20.3
EV-to-Revenue 6.26
CP's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
85% of the 828 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. CP: 6.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
CP' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.9  Med: 3.4 Max: 7.2
Current: 6.26
1.9
7.2
PEG Ratio 0.58
CP's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 333 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.21 vs. CP: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
CP' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 1.83 Max: 127.24
Current: 0.58
0.55
127.24
Shiller PE Ratio 33.20
CP's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
73% of the 244 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 20.02 vs. CP: 33.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
CP' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.09  Med: 31.97 Max: 51.31
Current: 33.2
12.09
51.31
Current Ratio 0.64
CP's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
86% of the 821 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. CP: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CP' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 0.81 Max: 1.47
Current: 0.64
0.5
1.47
Quick Ratio 0.57
CP's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
86% of the 821 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. CP: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CP' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 0.69 Max: 1.35
Current: 0.57
0.37
1.35
Days Inventory 64.10
CP's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
87% of the 664 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 11.74 vs. CP: 64.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CP' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.06  Med: 34.45 Max: 73.79
Current: 64.1
20.06
73.79
Days Sales Outstanding 38.26
CP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
59% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 46.75 vs. CP: 38.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CP' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 33.63  Med: 35.8 Max: 54.32
Current: 38.26
33.63
54.32
Days Payable 145.42
CP's Days Payable is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 520 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 41.24 vs. CP: 145.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CP' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 42.41  Med: 61.58 Max: 145.42
Current: 145.42
42.41
145.42

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 0.95
CP's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
80% of the 1015 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 vs. CP: 0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
CP' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 1.2 Max: 3.01
Current: 0.95
0.58
3.01
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.17
CP's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 555 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. CP: 0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
CP' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.26 Max: 0.48
Current: 0.17
0.13
0.48
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 16.00
CP's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
75% of the 410 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. CP: 16.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
CP' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.1  Med: 5.95 Max: 20.1
Current: 16
-3.1
20.1
Forward Dividend Yield % 0.97
CP's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
84% of the 942 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.36 vs. CP: 0.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 1.51
CP's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
82% of the 1127 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. CP: 1.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
CP' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.92  Med: 1.91 Max: 4.78
Current: 1.51
0.92
4.78
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 4.50
CP's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 432 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: -2.30 vs. CP: 4.50 )
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: -29.8  Med: 0.4 Max: 23
Current: 4.5
-29.8
23

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
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Price-to-Tangible-Book 5.34
CP's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
88% of the 758 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. CP: 5.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
CP' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.14  Med: 2.15 Max: 6.84
Current: 5.34
1.14
6.84
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 2.13
CP's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
67% of the 385 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. CP: 2.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
CP' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.05  Med: 2.47 Max: 6.93
Current: 2.13
1.05
6.93
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.96
CP's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
88% of the 704 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. CP: 1.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
CP' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 0.84 Max: 2.25
Current: 1.96
0.49
2.25
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 0.59
CP's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked higher than
81% of the 208 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. CP: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
CP' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 1.25 Max: 5.52
Current: 0.59
0.59
5.52
Price-to-Graham-Number 1.82
CP's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
74% of the 534 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. CP: 1.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
CP' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 1.28 Max: 2.84
Current: 1.82
0.73
2.84
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 7.25
CP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
67% of the 848 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 5.23 vs. CP: 7.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
CP' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.4  Med: 6.85 Max: 11.2
Current: 7.25
3.4
11.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 25.88
CP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
89% of the 512 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 5.88 vs. CP: 25.88 )
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: 8.3 Max: 26
Current: 25.88
-0.9
26

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $5,073.73
EPS (TTM) $ 12.78
Beta1.00
Short Percentage of Float0.43%
52-Week Range $143.20 - 188.75
Shares Outstanding (Mil)144.21

Analyst Estimate

Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
Revenue (Mil $) 5,371 5,661 6,070
EBIT (Mil $)
EBITDA (Mil $)
EPS ($) 10.43 11.53 12.94
EPS without NRI ($) 10.43 11.53 12.94
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 66
Positive ROAY
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyY
CFROA > ROAN
Lower Leverage yoyY
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyY
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyY

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