Canadian National Railway (CNR) dividend stock





  • Yield

     1.63%
  • Dividend

     1.65
  • 5 year dividend growth rate
     18.2%
  • Dividend increased

     20 yrs.
  • Payout ratio

     34%
  • Dividend pay date

     6/30/2017
  • Ex-dividend date

     6/7/2017
  • Uninterrupted
    dividends
     N/A yrs.
  • Yield compared to 5 year average
     + 8.7%
  • Dividend payback
    period
     16 yrs.
  • Chowder rule

     19.8
  • Tweed factor

     -1.2
Rating
Overall rating
The overall rating measures the general health and sustainabilty of the company's dividend. It is an average of the five ratings below.





Dividend increased years
This rating looks at the number of years the company has increased their dividend consecutively. 1 star is given for 7 years or below and 5 stars are given for 23 years or more.





Dividend yield
This rating evaluates the size of the yield. 1 star is given for a yield below 0.75% and 5 stars for yields above 6.75%.





Payout ratio
The payout ratio shows how much of the earnings are being paid out as dividends. We award 0 stars for payout ratios above 100% and 5 stars for ratios below 10%.





Dividend growth rate
This rating takes into account the growth of the dividend. Companies that have a dividend growth rate below 1.5% get 1 star while 5 stars are given for rates above 13.5%.





Yield compared to 5 year average
If the current yield is below the 5 year average, it tends to indicate that the stock is cheap. A rating of 0 is given if the current yield is below 0 percent compared to the average and a rating of 5 is given if it's more than 22.5% above.
Relative valuations
Yield compared to 5 year average   
8.7%
Payout ratio compared to 5 year average   
6.8%
P/E compared to 5 year average   
18.6%
Price per book value compared to 5 year average   
36.1%
Price change from 52 week high   
-6.6%
Price change from 50 days average   
-4.1%
Price change from 200 days average   
2.4%
Price info
Change
0.18 (0.18%)


Last price
101.45 CAD


Day range
101.19 - 102.74


Year range
80.11 - 108.64

Financial health
Current ratio
0.72


Debt/equity ratio
69.75


Cash
153.00M


Debt
10.43B


Valuation
Price/earning (P/E)
20.99


Price/book (P/B)
5.17


Forward price/earning (P/E)
18.08


Price/sales (P/S)
6.26


PEG
2.03


Market cap
76.71B

Recession performance (2007 - 2009)
0.4200,0.4600,0.5050
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Dvidend growth (annualized)   
9.7%
2.1300,1.9800,1.9600
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
-4.1%
10 year history
0.4200,0.4600,0.5050,0.5400,0.6500,0.7500,0.8600,1.0000,1.2500,1.5000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Dividend growth (annualized)   
15.2%
1.9600,2.1300,1.9800,1.9600,2.2400,2.7100,3.0600,3.0900,3.8500,4.2500
  • 06
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • ttm
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
9.0%
9.0200,10.4900,11.2800,11.9300,12.2800,13.1800,12.8600,13.9300,16.9900,18.3400
  • 06
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
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  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • ttm
Book value per share growth (annualized)   
8.2%
16.4000,19.8000,23.3000,25.8000,24.1000,24.1000,24.5000,27.5000,27.0000,28.0000
  • 06
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • ttm
Payout ratio growth (annualized)   
6.1%
1.0000,1.0000,960.0000,947.0000,940.0000,909.0000,875.0000,846.0000,824.0000,810.0000
  • 06
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • ttm
Shares outstanding growth (annualized)   
110.5%
Other companies in the railroads industry
Company
Div. increase  
Yield
Div. growth
USA   Norfolk Southern 16 yrs2.06%7.3%
USA   CSX 13 yrs1.55%10.0%
USA   Union Pacific 11 yrs2.30%17.9%
USA   Trinity Industries 7 yrs1.63%20.9%
USA   Westinghouse Air Brake Technol 7 yrs0.61%51.6%
United Kingdom   ROTALA 7 yrs3.22%14.1%
Company profile
Empoloyees
24,761


Sector


Website


Founded
1922


Industry


Canadian National Railway Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in rail and related transportation business in North America. It offers transportation services that include rail, intermodal container, and trucking services: and supply chain solutions, including warehousing and distributio...
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Address:
935 de La Gauchetiere Street West, Montreal, QC, H3B 2M9

Phone:
+1 514 399-4821
The dividend of CNR is 1.65 for the last 12 months, and based on a stock price of 101.45, the yield is 1.63%. Since 1997they have raised their dividend each year, that is 20 years in a row. CNR has a payout ratio of 34%, meaning that 34% of their earnings are paid as dividends. If their dividend growth rate stays the same, the dividend payback period would be 16 years. The 5 year dividend compund annual growth (CAGR) rate is 18.2%. Canadian National Railway has gone ex-dividend on the 6/7/2017, and the dividend pay date is 6/30/2017. 24,761 people work for them (a Canadian company) and it has been founded back in 1922. They are in the services sector and the railroads industry. We have awarded the company a dividend rating of 3.2 out of 5 stars.






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