Canadian Natl Railwy Dividend yield

 Price  152.20
 Dividend  3.17
 Earnings  7.65
 Cash-flow  9.95
 Book value  31.71
 Equity  32.97

Canadian Natl Railwy is part of Industrial Transportation business, which is part of Industrials industry. Canadian Natl Railwy is a company from Canada, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Canadian Natl Railwy stock dividend

Canadian Natl Railwy paid a total dividend of 2,121 million CAD last year, for a market value of 101,822 millions (Market Cap 90,356 millions). Canadian Natl Railwy dividend per share is 3.17 CAD, and his stock market price 152.20 CAD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Canadian Natl Railwy has a dividend yield of 2.08%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Canada. It is also lower than average of Industrials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Canadian Natl Railwy stocks dividend with other Industrial Transportation companies or other of the best Canada dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Canadian Natl Railwy

Canadian Natl Railwy Dividend Payout

About the ability of Canadian Natl Railwy to maintain his current dividend of CAD 3.17 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.08%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Canadian Natl Railwy payout on ernings is currently 41.44%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Industrials industry, which are 39.34% and 37.26% respectively. Both figures show that Canadian Natl Railwy can have problems to keep with his present dividend yield.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Canadian Natl Railwy is CAD 9.95 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of CAD 3.17, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Canadian Natl Railwy, compared againt world market average, Canada companies, Industrials industry and Industrial Transportation sector companies.

Canadian Natl Railwy payout

Canadian Natl Railwy Dividend History

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of Canadian Natl Railwy's dividend stock, both in percentage and in CAD, its Payout on Earnings and the number of shares (in case there is an split, number shares altered the dividend per share).

Year Yield  CAD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of Canadian Natl Railwy dividend stock, and compare it with the average of Canada stocks and that of the Industrial Transportation stocks.

Canadian Natl Railwy stock dividend history

Canadian Natl Railwy Stock performance

Finally, last moth Canadian Natl Railwy showed a return of -4.80% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -2.39% of Industrials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -2.60% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Canada and Industrial Transportation firms.

Canadian Natl Railwy stock and market return