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Canadian National Railway Co Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow

: 28.76 (As of Today)
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As of today (2022-08-17), Canadian National Railway Co's share price is $127.93. Canadian National Railway Co's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2022 was $4.45. Hence, Canadian National Railway Co's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio for today is 28.76.

The historical rank and industry rank for Canadian National Railway Co's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow or its related term are showing as below:

CNI' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.48   Med: 30.48   Max: 44.71
Current: 29

During the past 13 years, Canadian National Railway Co's highest Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio was 44.71. The lowest was 18.48. And the median was 30.48.

CNI's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked worse than
80.69% of 606 companies
in the Transportation industry
Industry Median: 10.07 vs CNI: 29.00

Canadian National Railway Co's Free Cash Flow per Share for the three months ended in Jun. 2022 was $1.14. Its Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in was $4.45.

During the past 12 months, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate of Canadian National Railway Co was 36.00% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 21.10% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 10.20% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 12.80% per year.

During the past 13 years, Canadian National Railway Co's highest 3-Year average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 34.60% per year. The lowest was -22.50% per year. And the median was 14.60% per year.


Canadian National Railway Co Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Historical Data

The historical data trend for Canadian National Railway Co's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow can be seen below:

* 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 Annual Data
Trend Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 27.61 31.25 41.25 30.22 27.05

Canadian National Railway Co Quarterly Data
Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 31.39 25.71 27.05 31.86 25.55

Competitive Comparison

For the Railroads subindustry, Canadian National Railway Co's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow, along with its competitors' market caps and Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 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 Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Distribution

For the Transportation industry and Industrials sector, Canadian National Railway Co's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Canadian National Railway Co's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow falls into.



Canadian National Railway Co Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Calculation

Canadian National Railway Co's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio for today is calculated as

Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio=Share Price/ Free Cash Flow per Share (TTM)
=127.93/4.448
=28.76

Canadian National Railway Co's Share Price of today is $127.93.
Canadian National Railway Co's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2022 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $4.45.

* 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.

It can also be calculated from the numbers for the whole company:

Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio=Market Cap/Free Cash Flow

Canadian National Railway Co  (NYSE:CNI) Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Explanation

Free Cash Flow is considered more important than earnings by value investors. The reason is because, in principle, only the net cash that can be taken from the business belongs to shareholders. This Free Cash Flow can be used to grow the business, reduce debt or return to shareholders in dividends or share buybacks.

In a DCF Calculation Free Cash Flow is used to determine the intrinsic value of companies.


Be Aware

In real business, Free Cash Flow can be affected by the change in accounts receivable, accounts payable, management's decision on expansion, etc. Therefore, investors should look at the Free Cash Flow over the longer term. Long-term average of Free Cash Flow is a more reliable indicator for real free cash flow.


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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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