Canadian National Railway Company (NYSE:CNI)announced that its western Canadian grain shipments exceeded 2.3 million metric tons in June, 15.6 percent higher year-over-year and well ahead of the three-year average of 1.8 million metric tons. From the press release, “The cumulative total of tonnage moved for the 2018-19 crop year is on record pace at 25.5 [million metric tons], or one million metric tons ahead of the previous record pace, despite the restrictions on Canadian exports to China.”
The insider ownership percentage is the key indicator, can be used by investors, to measure the outlook of senior management has on their company. Insider ownership for the CNI is 0.20%. Institutional ownership refers to the ownership stake in a company that is held by large financial organizations, pension funds or endowments. The Institutional ownership for the CNI is 77.80%.
Insider trading is the buying or selling of any publicly traded company’s stock and this can be done by someone who has non-public, material information about that CNI. Insider trading can be illegal or legal depending on when the insider makes the trade. It is illegal when the material information is still non-public. The insider transactions of the company (6-month change in insider ownerships) for the Canadian National Railway Company (NYSE:CNI) is 0.00%.
Institutional transactions is the amount of a Canadian National Railway Company (NYSE:CNI)’s available stock owned by mutual or pension funds, insurance companies, investment firms, private foundations, endowments or other large entities that actually manage the funds on the behalf of others, so its an interesting element for the traders to note it, and the Institutional ownership for the CNI is 0.76%.
The Canadian National Railway Company (NYSE:CNI)’s latest earnings date is 7/23/2019. The Gross margin is the difference between the revenue and the cost of goods sold (COGS), divided by revenue. In other words, Gross Margin is a percentage value, while Gross Profit is a monetary value. The valuable gross margin for Canadian National Railway Company (NYSE:CNI) is 74.20% and the profit margin is 29.80% and the stock has gained 27.14% in 2019 to date.
Canadian National Railway Company (NYSE:CNI)’s monthly stock performance is 5.17%, the quarterly performance is 4.29%, the half year performance is calculated as 27.14%. The yearly performance of CNI is 15.25%.
The higher the volatility, the riskier the security. For example, when the stock market rises and falls more than one percent over a sustained period of time, it is called a “volatile” market, if the stock price stays relatively stable, the security has low volatility. The Canadian National Railway Company (NYSE:CNI) weekly volatility is measured as 1.11% and monthly volatility measured as 1.23%.
Return on assets (ROA) is a main indicator of how profitable a company is relative to its total assets. CNI return on assets is 10.70%, the return on equity (ROE) of the Canadian National Railway Company (NYSE:CNI) is 24.90%, while the most important return on investment is calculates as a percentage and is typically used for personal financial decisions, and CNI return on investment is 13.70%.
The price to earnings ratio is 20.73, price to sales ratio is 6.10, and price to book ratio is 5.10, price to cash per share ration is 263.92, price to free cash flow is 92.71.
Analysts mean target price for Canadian National Railway Company (NYSE:CNI) is $96.47 while analysts mean recommendation is 2.50. The current share price indicates that stock is -0.90% away from its one year high and is moving 33.91% ahead of its 52-week low. CNI’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is 2.80% and distance from 50-Day simple moving average is 2.27%.