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Canadian (TSX) Transportation Industry Analysis

UpdatedDec 05, 2023
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D5.7%
  • 3M-1.3%
  • 1Y-5.8%
  • YTD-0.2%

In the last week, the Transportation industry is up 5.7%, with Canadian Pacific Kansas City leading the way, up 6.5%. In the same time, Steer Technologies was down 7.7%. In contrast, the industry has lost 5.8% in the last 12 months. Earnings are forecast to grow by 7.6% annually.

Industry Valuation and Performance

Has the Canadian Transportation Industry valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Tue, 05 Dec 2023CA$213.2bCA$40.4bCA$10.0b19.8x21.4x5.3x
Thu, 02 Nov 2023CA$201.1bCA$40.6bCA$10.0b18.2x20.1x5x
Sat, 30 Sep 2023CA$206.7bCA$40.3bCA$10.6b17.3x19.5x5.1x
Mon, 28 Aug 2023CA$216.1bCA$40.4bCA$10.6b17.1x20.4x5.4x
Wed, 26 Jul 2023CA$220.0bCA$40.2bCA$10.4b13.4x21.2x5.5x
Fri, 23 Jun 2023CA$213.9bCA$40.2bCA$10.4b11.6x20.6x5.3x
Sun, 21 May 2023CA$225.5bCA$40.5bCA$10.4b15.9x21.8x5.6x
Tue, 18 Apr 2023CA$222.4bCA$39.8bCA$9.9b16.8x22.5x5.6x
Thu, 16 Mar 2023CA$220.2bCA$40.1bCA$9.9b16.6x22.2x5.5x
Sat, 11 Feb 2023CA$221.7bCA$39.7bCA$9.9b17.1x22.5x5.6x
Mon, 09 Jan 2023CA$221.8bCA$39.3bCA$8.8b12.5x25.3x5.6x
Wed, 07 Dec 2022CA$229.6bCA$39.5bCA$8.8b12.2x26.2x5.8x
Fri, 04 Nov 2022CA$213.7bCA$39.4bCA$8.8b11.1x24.4x5.4x
Sun, 02 Oct 2022CA$200.3bCA$37.9bCA$8.4b13.7x23.9x5.3x
Tue, 30 Aug 2022CA$217.3bCA$37.3bCA$8.4b14.6x26x5.8x
Thu, 28 Jul 2022CA$211.0bCA$36.3bCA$9.0b13.5x23.5x5.8x
Sat, 25 Jun 2022CA$191.1bCA$35.3bCA$8.7b14.2x22x5.4x
Mon, 23 May 2022CA$191.9bCA$35.3bCA$8.7b15.1x22.1x5.4x
Wed, 20 Apr 2022CA$214.7bCA$33.5bCA$8.6b22.7x24.9x6.4x
Fri, 18 Mar 2022CA$220.0bCA$33.5bCA$8.6b23.1x25.5x6.6x
Sun, 13 Feb 2022CA$207.8bCA$33.5bCA$8.6b21.3x24.1x6.2x
Tue, 11 Jan 2022CA$212.0bCA$31.9bCA$8.6b23.3x24.8x6.6x
Thu, 09 Dec 2021CA$191.0bCA$31.9bCA$8.6b19.5x22.3x6x
Sat, 06 Nov 2021CA$194.2bCA$31.7bCA$8.6b20.4x22.7x6.1x
Mon, 04 Oct 2021CA$175.0bCA$30.0bCA$7.9b18.5x22.1x5.8x
Wed, 01 Sep 2021CA$185.2bCA$29.8bCA$7.9b20.8x23.4x6.2x
Thu, 08 Jul 2021CA$169.5bCA$29.8bCA$7.9b19.6x21.4x5.7x
Wed, 31 Mar 2021CA$180.1bCA$27.9bCA$6.6b24.3x27.4x6.5x
Sat, 02 Jan 2021CA$167.5bCA$27.7bCA$6.4b17.4x26.1x6x
Price to Earnings Ratio


Total Market Cap: CA$167.5bTotal Earnings: CA$6.4bTotal Revenue: CA$27.7bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
Canadian Transportation Industry Price to Earnings3Y Average 23.5x20222023
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are relatively neutral on the Canadian Transportation industry at the moment, indicating that they anticipate long term growth rates to remain steady.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PE ratio of 23.5x.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PS ratio of 5.8x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Transportation industry have grown 16% per year over the last three years.
  • Revenues for these companies have grown 13% per year.
  • This means that more sales are being generated by these companies overall, and subsequently their profits are increasing too.

Industry Trends

Which industries have driven the changes within the Canadian Industrials industry?

CA Market1.77%
Cargo Ground Transportation3.44%
Industry PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Railroads industry even though it's trading below its 3-year average PE ratio of 24.2x.
    • Analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 7.2%, which is lower than the prior year's growth of 25.3% per year.
  • Investors are most pessimistic about the Trucking industry, which is trading below its 3-year average of 14.7x.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Cargo Ground Transportation industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 12% over the next 5 years.
  • This is better than its past earnings growth rate of 4.3% per year.
  • In contrast, the Railroads industry is expected to see its earnings grow by 7.2% per year over the next few years.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

Which companies have driven the market over the last 7 days?

CompanyLast Price7D1YValuation
CP Canadian Pacific Kansas CityCA$101.026.5%
CNR Canadian National RailwayCA$160.615.3%
TFII TFI InternationalCA$165.043.7%
MTL Mullen GroupCA$13.400.8%
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