The Buzz on CP Stock – What's Driving Investor Interest?

More and more people are talking about Canadian Pacific Railway over the last few weeks. Is it worth buying the Railroads stock at a price of $75.9? Only time will tell. The information below will give you a basic idea of what this investment may entail:

  • Canadian Pacific Railway has moved 2.0% over the last year, and the S&P 500 logged a change of 23.6%

  • CP has an average analyst rating of buy and is -14.59% away from its mean target price of $88.87 per share

  • Its trailing earnings per share (EPS) is $3.33

  • Canadian Pacific Railway has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 22.8 while the S&P 500 average is 15.97

  • Its forward earnings per share (EPS) is $3.34 and its forward P/E ratio is 22.7

  • The company has a Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 1.71 in contrast to the S&P 500's average ratio of 2.95

  • Canadian Pacific Railway is part of the Industrials sector, which has an average P/E ratio of 22.19 and an average P/B of 4.06

  • CP has reported YOY quarterly earnings growth of -12.6% and gross profit margins of 0.5%

  • The company has a free cash flow of $1.39 Billion, which refers to the total sum of all its inflows and outflows of cash over the last quarter

  • Canadian Pacific Kansas City 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 transports intermodal traffic comprising retail goods in overseas containers. The company offers rail and intermodal transportation services through a network of approximately 13,000 miles serving business centers in Quebec and British Columbia, Canada; and the United States Northeast and Midwest regions. Canadian Pacific Kansas City Limited is headquartered in Calgary, Canada.

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