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Canadian National Railway Co 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate

: 10.60% (As of Jun. 2022)
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Canadian National Railway Co's Dividends per Share for the three months ended in Jun. 2022 was $0.57.

The historical rank and industry rank for Canadian National Railway Co's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate or its related term are showing as below:

CNI' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.7   Med: 14.5   Max: 29.1
Current: 10.6

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Canadian National Railway Co was 29.10% per year. The lowest was 8.70% per year. And the median was 14.50% per year.

CNI's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked better than
71.89% of 491 companies
in the Transportation industry
Industry Median: -4.40 vs CNI: 10.60

During the past 12 months, Canadian National Railway Co's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 13.20% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 10.60% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 11.00% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 15.00% per year. Please click Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus) to see how GuruFocus calculates Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)'s revenue growth rate. You can apply the same method to get the average dividends per share growth rate.

Canadian National Railway Co's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Jun. 2022 was 0.38. As of today, Canadian National Railway Co's Dividend Yield % is 1.66%.

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Competitive Comparison

For the Railroads subindustry, Canadian National Railway Co's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate, along with its competitors' market caps and 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Canadian National Railway Co 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Distribution

For the Transportation industry and Industrials sector, Canadian National Railway Co's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Canadian National Railway Co's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate falls into.



Canadian National Railway Co 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Calculation

This is the average annual rate that a company has been raising its dividends. The growth rate is calculated with expontential compound based on the latest four year annual data.

Please click Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus) to see how GuruFocus calculates Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)'s revenue growth rate. You can apply the same method to get the average dividends per share growth rate.


Canadian National Railway Co  (NYSE:CNI) 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Explanation

1. Dividend Payout Ratio measures the percentage of the company's earnings paid out as dividends.

Canadian National Railway Co's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends per Share (Q: Jun. 2022 )/ EPS without NRI (Q: Jun. 2022 )
=0.57208684786004/ 1.5
=0.38

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Canadian National Railway Co was 0.46. The lowest was 0.23. And the median was 0.30.

2. Dividend Yield % measures how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.

Canadian National Railway Co Recent Full-Year* Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency Forex Rate
CAD 0.7332022-06-082022-06-092022-06-30Cash DividendquarterlyCAD:USD 0.776940
CAD 0.7332022-03-092022-03-102022-03-31Cash DividendquarterlyCAD:USD 0.789889
CAD 0.6152021-12-082021-12-092021-12-30Cash DividendquarterlyCAD:USD 0.781250
CAD 0.6152021-09-072021-09-082021-09-29Cash DividendquarterlyCAD:USD 0.789204

* GuruFocus has an internal rule that if the most recent dividend payment frequency is at least 4 times a year, then the full year will be calculated according to the frequency of payment or the one-year time frame, whichever is stricter.
* GuruFocus converts dividend currency to local traded share price currency in order to calculate dividend yield. Please refer to the last column "Forex Rate" in the above table.

Canadian National Railway Co's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Dividend Yield %=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=2.114314867/127.62
=1.66 %

Current Share Price is $127.62.
Canadian National Railway Co's Dividends per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $2.114314867.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Canadian National Railway Co was 2.20%. The lowest was 1.14%. And the median was 1.61%.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


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Canadian National Railway Co Business Description

Canadian National Railway Co logo
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 2019, CN delivered almost 6 million carloads over its 19,600 miles of track. CN generated roughly CAD 14 billion in total revenue by hauling intermodal containers (25% of consolidated revenue), petroleum and chemicals (21%), grain and fertilizers (16%), forest products (12%), metals and mining (11%), automotive shipments (6%), and coal (4%). Other items constitute the remaining revenue.

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