CP Stock Overview
Canadian Pacific Railway Limited, together with its subsidiaries, owns and operates a transcontinental freight railway in Canada and the United States.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||CA$95.19|
|52 Week High||CA$106.93|
|52 Week Low||CA$82.40|
|1 Month Change||-9.49%|
|3 Month Change||4.66%|
|1 Year Change||14.29%|
|3 Year Change||63.09%|
|5 Year Change||127.10%|
|Change since IPO||1,460.49%|
Recent News & Updates
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|CP||CA Transportation||CA Market|
Return vs Industry: CP exceeded the Canadian Transportation industry which returned 6.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CP exceeded the Canadian Market which returned -7.2% over the past year.
|CP Average Weekly Movement||3.0%|
|Transportation Industry Average Movement||5.4%|
|Market Average Movement||9.9%|
|10% most volatile stocks in CA Market||18.3%|
|10% least volatile stocks in CA Market||3.8%|
Stable Share Price: CP is less volatile than 75% of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: CP's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Canadian Pacific Railway Limited, together with its subsidiaries, owns and operates a transcontinental freight railway in Canada and the United States. The company transports bulk commodities, including grain, coal, potash, fertilizers, and sulphur; and merchandise freight, such as energy, chemicals and plastics, metals, minerals and consumer, automotive, and forest products. It also transports intermodal traffic comprising retail goods in overseas containers.
Canadian Pacific Railway Fundamentals Summary
|CP fundamental statistics|
Is CP overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|CP income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||CA$3.57b|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||2.54|
|Net Profit Margin||29.41%|
How did CP perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
0.8%Current Dividend Yield
Does CP pay a reliable dividends?See CP dividend history and benchmarks
|Canadian Pacific Railway dividend dates|
|Ex Dividend Date||Sep 28 2022|
|Dividend Pay Date||Oct 31 2022|
|Days until Ex dividend||2 days|
|Days until Dividend pay date||35 days|
Does CP pay a reliable dividends?See CP dividend history and benchmarks
Is CP undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 2/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for CP?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is CP's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does CP's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|CP PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
CNR Canadian National Railway
NSC Norfolk Southern
TFII TFI International
CP Canadian Pacific Railway
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: CP is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (37.5x) compared to the peer average (16.3x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does CP's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the North American Transportation Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: CP is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (37.5x) compared to the North American Transportation industry average (9x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is CP's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||37.5x|
|Fair PE Ratio||38.4x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: CP is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (37.5x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (38.4x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of CP when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: CP (CA$95.19) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CA$118.01)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CP is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Analyst Price Targets
What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?
Analyst Forecast: Target price is less than 20% higher than the current share price.
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How is Canadian Pacific Railway forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 20 analysts?
Future Growth Score5/6
Future Growth Score 5/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: CP's forecast earnings growth (20% per year) is above the savings rate (1.6%).
Earnings vs Market: CP's earnings (20% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market (7.5% per year).
High Growth Earnings: CP's earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: CP's revenue (24.7% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market (5.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: CP's revenue (24.7% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: CP's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (13.9%).
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How has Canadian Pacific Railway performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score2/6
Past Performance Score 2/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CP has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: CP's current net profit margins (29.4%) are lower than last year (41.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CP's earnings have grown by 7.7% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: CP's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: CP had negative earnings growth (-27.4%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Transportation industry average (27.5%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: CP's Return on Equity (6.7%) is considered low.
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How is Canadian Pacific Railway's financial position?
Financial Health Score2/6
Financial Health Score 2/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CP's short term assets (CA$1.6B) do not cover its short term liabilities (CA$3.2B).
Long Term Liabilities: CP's short term assets (CA$1.6B) do not cover its long term liabilities (CA$31.3B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CP's net debt to equity ratio (56.2%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: CP's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 158.9% to 56.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: CP's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (12.3%).
Interest Coverage: CP's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (6.4x coverage).
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What is Canadian Pacific Railway current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: CP's dividend (0.8%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (2.05%).
High Dividend: CP's dividend (0.8%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (5.95%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: CP is not paying a notable dividend for the Canadian market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: CP is not paying a notable dividend for the Canadian market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: CP is not paying a notable dividend for the Canadian market.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: CP is not paying a notable dividend for the Canadian market.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Keith Creel (53 yo)
Mr. Keith E. Creel serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Canadian Pacific Railway Co. (“CP”) since February 5, 2013 and January 31, 2017 respectively. Mr. Creel is responsible for providing le...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Keith's total compensation ($USD19.70M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD8.28M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Keith's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: CP's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.6 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: CP's board of directors are considered experienced (6 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: CP insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
|25 Aug 22||BuyCA$51,864||Chad Rolstad||Individual||497||CA$104.36|
|03 Jun 22||SellCA$126,384||Chad Rolstad||Individual||1,342||CA$94.18|
|20 Dec 21||BuyCA$13,515||Matthew Paull||Individual||190||CA$71.13|
|20 Dec 21||BuyCA$1,423||Keith Creel||Individual||20||CA$71.13|
|20 Dec 21||BuyCA$1,136,533||Mark Redd||Individual||15,978||CA$71.77|
|05 Nov 21||SellCA$111,934||Chad Rolstad||Individual||1,175||CA$95.26|
|01 Oct 21||SellCA$78,605||Nadeem Velani||Individual||944||CA$83.27|
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 39.5%.
|Ownership||Name||Shares||Current Value||Change %||Portfolio %|
Canadian Pacific Railway Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Canadian Pacific Railway Limited
- Ticker: CP
- Exchange: TSX
- Founded: 1881
- Industry: Railroads
- Sector: Transportation
- Implied Market Cap: CA$88.535b
- Shares outstanding: 930.09m
- Website: https://www.cpr.ca
Number of Employees
- Canadian Pacific Railway Limited
- 7550 Ogden Dale Road S.E.
- T2C 4X9
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|CP||TSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||CA||CAD||Aug 2001|
|CP||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Aug 2001|
|PC8||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Aug 2001|
|CP N||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Common Shares||MX||MXN||Aug 2001|
|CPRL34||BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)||BDR EACH 4 REP 1 COM NPV||BR||BRL||May 2019|
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/09/24 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/09/23 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.