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Canadian National Railway Company (CN, also known as Compagnie des chemins de fer nationaux du Canada) is a transportation and logistics company. It offers integrated shipping solutions, including rail, intermodal, trucking, freight forwarding, warehousing, and distribution. The company serves various business sectors, ranging from resource products to manufactured products to consumer goods.

TypePublic
Founded1919
HQMontréal, CA
Websitecn.ca
Employee Ratings3.3
Overall CultureC+

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Employees (est.) (Jun 2021)24,376
Job Openings2
Revenue (FY, 2020)C$13.8 B(-7%)
Share Price (Sept 2021)C$146.7
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Canadian National Railway

Jean-Jacques Ruest

Jean-Jacques Ruest

Director, President and Chief Executive Officer
Sean Finn

Sean Finn

Executive Vice-President, Corporate Services and Chief Legal Officer
Nayan Bharadwa

Nayan Bharadwa

Vice-President, Automated Rail and Technology
Ghislain Houle

Ghislain Houle

Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer
Mohit Bhat

Mohit Bhat

Vice-President, Innovation, Platforms and Data
Rob Reilly

Rob Reilly

Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer
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Canadian National Railway Office Locations

Canadian National Railway has offices in Montréal, Montreal and Homewood
Montréal, CA (HQ)
935 Rue De La Gauchetière O
Montreal, CA
5 Place Ville Marie, Suite 1100 P.O. Box 11002
Homewood, IL, US
17641 Ashland Ave
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Canadian National Railway Financials and Metrics

Canadian National Railway Revenue

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Canadian National Railway's revenue was reported to be C$13.82 b in FY, 2020 which is a 7.4% decrease from the previous period.
CAD

Revenue (Q2, 2021)

3.6b

Gross profit (Q2, 2021)

2.0b

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2021), %

55.6%

Net income (Q2, 2021)

1.0b

EBIT (Q2, 2021)

1.4b

Market capitalization (22-Sept-2021)

103.9b

Closing stock price (22-Sept-2021)

146.7

Cash (30-Jun-2021)

569.0m

EV

117.3b
Canadian National Railway's current market capitalization is C$103.9 b.
Annual
CADFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

14.3b14.9b13.8b

Revenue growth, %

4%(7%)

Cost of goods sold

6.6b7.6b6.0b

Gross profit

7.8b7.4b7.8b
Quarterly
CADQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021

Revenue

3.2b3.6b3.7b3.5b4.0b3.8b3.5b3.2b3.4b3.5b3.6b

Cost of goods sold

1.6b1.6b1.6b1.8b1.7b1.6b1.7b1.3b1.4b1.7b1.6b

Gross profit

1.6b2.1b2.1b1.8b2.3b2.2b1.9b1.9b2.0b1.8b2.0b

Gross profit Margin, %

50%57%56%51%57%57%53%59%58%52%56%
Annual
CADFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

266.0m64.0m569.0m

Accounts Receivable

1.2b1.2b1.1b

Inventories

557.0m611.0m583.0m

Current Assets

2.7b2.8b3.1b
Quarterly
Annual
CADFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

4.3b4.2b3.6b

Depreciation and Amortization

1.3b1.6b1.6b

Inventories

(120.0m)(60.0m)20.0m

Accounts Payable

379.0m(498.0m)(49.0m)
CADQ1, 2018

Revenue/Employee

128.7k

Debt/Equity

0.7 x

Debt/Assets

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

2.3 x

P/E Ratio

73.1
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Canadian National Railway Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Grand Trunk Corporation
Grand Trunk Western Railroad Company
Illinois Central Corporation
Illinois Central Railroad Company
North American Railways, Inc.
Wisconsin Central Ltd

Canadian National Railway Revenue Breakdown

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Canadian National Railway revenue breakdown by business segment: 18.9% from Grain and Fertilizers, 12.3% from Forest Products, 10.2% from Metals and Minerals, 19.0% from Petroleum and Chemicals, 27.1% from Intermodal and 12.4% from Other

Canadian National Railway revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 69.4% from Canada and 30.6% from U.S.

Human Capital Metrics

Canadian National Railway's employees are reported to be approximately 8% female and 92% male.
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Canadian National Railway Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

84/100

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Canadian National Railway Online and Social Media Presence

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Canadian National Railway Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C+

    67/100

  • CEO Rating

    A-

    75/100

  • Compensation

    D+

    55/100

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Canadian National Railway News and Updates

Kansas City Southern terminates merger deal with Canadian National Railway and strikes new deal with Canadian Pacific

Kansas City Southern said Wednesday it is terminating its merger agreement with Canadian National Railway Co. and entering a merger agreement with Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. , after determining that it's $31 billion bid was the best of the two competing offers. Under the terms of the new agreem…

Canadian National Railway To Get $1.4 Bln In Termination Fees As Canadian National Railway-KCS Merger Deal Fails To Meet Regulatory Norms

The Canadian National Railway or CN (CNI), on Wednesday, said Kansas City Southern (KSU), a Delaware-registered pure transportation holding company, has provided notice of termination of the definitive merger agreement inked with CN earlier this year, as the agreement fails to meet certain regulator…

Canadian Pacific's acquisition of KCS railroad back on track

After initially getting derailed this spring, Canadian Pacific's $31 billion acquisition of Kansas City Southern is back on track after Canadian National dropped out of the bidding war Wednesday.

Canadian National Railway (TSX:CNR) Stock: Still a Buy After 10% Rally?

After news broke that the company’s Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) deal had been rejected, the company’s stock actually rallied, rising 7% in a single day. As of this writing, the stock was up another 3.5%, bringing the total gains to 10.7%.

Canadian National Railway On Pace for Largest Percent Increase Since May 2020 — Data Talk

Canadian National Railway Company (CNI) is currently at $113.31, up $3.63 or 3.31%
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Canadian National Railway Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Canadian National Railway founded?

    Canadian National Railway was founded in 1919.

  • Who are Canadian National Railway key executives?

    Canadian National Railway's key executives are Jean-Jacques Ruest, Sean Finn and Nayan Bharadwa.

  • How many employees does Canadian National Railway have?

    Canadian National Railway has 24,376 employees.

  • What is Canadian National Railway revenue?

    Latest Canadian National Railway annual revenue is C$13.8 b.

  • What is Canadian National Railway revenue per employee?

    Latest Canadian National Railway revenue per employee is C$566.9 k.

  • Who are Canadian National Railway competitors?

    Competitors of Canadian National Railway include Ferrocarril Mexicano, Canadian Pacific Railway and Norfolk Southern.

  • Where is Canadian National Railway headquarters?

    Canadian National Railway headquarters is located at 935 Rue De La Gauchetière O, Montréal.

  • Where are Canadian National Railway offices?

    Canadian National Railway has offices in Montréal, Montreal and Homewood.

  • How many offices does Canadian National Railway have?

    Canadian National Railway has 3 offices.