It's Time For a Quick Look at Canadian Pacific Kansas City's Fundamentals.

One of the losers of today's trading session was Canadian Pacific Kansas City. Shares of the Railroads company plunged -2.5%, and some investors may be wondering if its price of $87.65 would make a good entry point. Here's what you should know if you are considering this investment:

  • Canadian Pacific Kansas City has moved 16.3% over the last year, and the S&P 500 logged a change of 28.6%

  • CP has an average analyst rating of buy and is 1.04% away from its mean target price of $86.75 per share

  • Its trailing earnings per share (EPS) is $3.11

  • Canadian Pacific Kansas City has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 28.2 while the S&P 500 average is 15.97

  • Its forward earnings per share (EPS) is $3.81 and its forward P/E ratio is 23.0

  • The company has a Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 1.97 in contrast to the S&P 500's average ratio of 2.95

  • Canadian Pacific Kansas City 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 -19.3% and gross profit margins of 0.5%

  • The company has a free cash flow of $1.48 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, the United States, and Mexico. The company transports bulk commodities, including grain, coal, potash, fertilizers, and sulphur; merchandise freight, such as forest products, energy, chemicals and plastics, metals, minerals, consumer products, and automotive; and intermodal traffic comprising retail goods in overseas containers. It also provides rail and intermodal transportation services over a network of approximately 20,000 miles serving business centres. The company was formerly known as Canadian Pacific Railway Limited and changed its name to Canadian Pacific Kansas City Limited in April 2023. Canadian Pacific Kansas City Limited was incorporated in 1881 and is headquartered in Calgary, Canada.

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