Don't Buy Canadian Pacific Railway Without Checking Its Fundamentals!

Shares of Industrials sector company Canadian Pacific Railway moved 1.5% today, and are now trading at a price of $80.52. The large-cap stock's daily volume was 1,168,763 compared to its average volume of 1,886,998. The S&P 500 index returned a 0.0% performance.

Canadian Pacific Kansas City Limited, together with its subsidiaries, owns and operates a transcontinental freight railway in Canada and the United States. The company is based in Calgary and has 13,122 full time employees. Its market capitalization is $74,965,983,232. Canadian Pacific Railway currently offers its equity investors a dividend that yields 1.0% per year.

26 analysts are following Canadian Pacific Railway and have set target prices ranging from $79.03 to $120.05 per share. On average, they have given the company a rating of buy. At today's prices, CP is trading -10.07% away from its average analyst target price of $89.53 per share.

Over the last year, CP's share price has increased by 15.9%, which represents a difference of 1.0% when compared to the S&P 500. The stock's 52 week high is $83.45 per share whereas its 52 week low is $65.17. With average free cash flows of $1.8 Billion that have been growing at an average rate of 17.8% over the last 4 years, Canadian Pacific Railway is in a position to continue its strong stock performance trend.

Date Reported Cash Flow from Operations ($ k) Capital expenditures ($ k) Free Cashflow ($ k) YoY Growth (%)
2022-12-31 4,142,000 -1,557,000 2,585,000 19.9
2021-12-31 3,688,000 -1,532,000 2,156,000 90.63
2020-12-31 2,802,000 -1,671,000 1,131,000 -15.79
2019-12-31 2,990,000 -1,647,000 1,343,000 n/a
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