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Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) is a transcontinental railway company. It provides rail and intermodal transportation services, freight transportation services as well as related logistics and supply chain solutions. The company serves a range of markets, including coal, automotive, food products, grain, wind energy components, industrial products, etc.
TypePublic
Founded1881
HQCalgary, CA
Websitecpr.ca
Employee Ratings2.9

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Employees (est.) (Mar 2021)12,398(+5%)
Job Openings141
Revenue (FY, 2020)C$7.7 B(-1%)
Share Price (Sept 2021)C$82.7
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
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Key People/Management at Canadian Pacific Railway

Keith Creel

Keith Creel

President, Chie​f Executive Officer, Director
Nadeem Velani

Nadeem Velani

Executive Vice-President, ​Chief Financial Officer
Mark Redd

Mark Redd

Executive Vice-President, Operations
John Brooks

John Brooks

Executive Vice-President, Chief Marketing Officer​​​
Michael Redeker

Michael Redeker

Vice-President, Chief Information Officer​​
​​Tracy L. Miller

​​Tracy L. Miller

Senior Vice-President Operations, Southern and Eastern Region
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Canadian Pacific Railway Office Locations

Canadian Pacific Railway has an office in Calgary
Calgary, CA (HQ)
7550 Ogden Dale Rd SE
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Canadian Pacific Railway Financials and Metrics

Canadian Pacific Railway Revenue

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Canadian Pacific Railway's revenue was reported to be C$7.71 b in FY, 2020 which is a 1.1% decrease from the previous period.
CAD

Revenue (Q2, 2021)

2.1b

Gross profit (Q2, 2021)

1.4b

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2021), %

66.9%

Net income (Q2, 2021)

1.2b

EBIT (Q2, 2021)

820.0m

Market capitalization (22-Sept-2021)

55.1b

Closing stock price (22-Sept-2021)

82.7

Cash (30-Jun-2021)

892.0m

EV

62.9b
Canadian Pacific Railway's current market capitalization is C$55.1 b.
Annual
CADFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

6.6b7.3b7.8b7.7b

Revenue growth, %

12%7%(1%)

Cost of goods sold

2.0b2.7b2.8b2.6b

Gross profit

4.5b4.6b5.0b5.1b
Quarterly
CADQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021

Revenue

1.7b1.8b1.9b1.8b2.0b2.0b2.0b1.8b1.9b2.0b2.1b

Cost of goods sold

677.0m667.0m671.0m707.0m707.0m648.0m705.0m561.0m614.0m703.0m679.0m

Gross profit

985.0m1.1b1.2b1.1b1.3b1.3b1.3b1.2b1.2b1.3b1.4b

Gross profit Margin, %

59%62%65%60%64%67%65%69%67%64%67%
Annual
CADFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

338.0m61.0m133.0m147.0m

Accounts Receivable

687.0m815.0m805.0m825.0m

Inventories

152.0m173.0m182.0m208.0m

Current Assets

1.3b1.1b1.2b1.3b
Annual
CADFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

2.4b2.0b2.4b2.4b

Depreciation and Amortization

661.0m696.0m706.0m779.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

2.2b2.7b3.0b2.8b

Purchases of PP&E

(1.3b)(1.6b)(1.6b)(1.7b)
Quarterly
CADQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021

Net Income

348.0m784.0m1.4b434.0m1.2b1.8b409.0m1.0b1.6b602.0m1.2b

Depreciation and Amortization

170.0m342.0m516.0m160.0m343.0m528.0m192.0m387.0m582.0m202.0m200.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

397.0m1.1b1.8b413.0m1.1b2.0b489.0m1.3b1.8b582.0m2.0b

Purchases of PP&E

(241.0m)(654.0m)(1.1b)(224.0m)(683.0m)(1.1b)(355.0m)(857.0m)(1.3b)(323.0m)(416.0m)
CADFY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

538.8k

Debt/Equity

1.3 x

Debt/Assets

0.4 x

Financial Leverage

3.1 x

P/E Ratio

11.1
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Canadian Pacific Railway Operating Metrics

FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Average Terminal Dwell, hours

6.66.86.46.5

Average Train Speed, mph

22.621.522.222

Revenue Ton Miles

142.54 b154.21 b154.38 b151.89 b

Suppliers

9.43 k8.98 k9.81 k
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Canadian Pacific Railway Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Central Maine & Quebec RailwayJune 03, 2020
Steelcare IncSeptember 29, 2015
Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railroad Corp.October 31, 2008
3939804 Canada Inc.
6061338 Canada Inc.
6211241 Canada Inc.
Canadian Pacific Railway Company
CPFL S.à.r.l.
CPFS AG
CP (US) Holding Corporation
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Canadian Pacific Railway Revenue Breakdown

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Canadian Pacific Railway revenue breakdown by business segment: 20.3% from Intermodal, 8.2% from Metals, Minerals, and Consumer Products, 19.7% from Energy, Chemicals and Plastics, 6.4% from Potash, 7.3% from Coal, 23.7% from Grain and 14.4% from Other

Canadian Pacific Railway revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 24.4% from United States and 75.6% from Canada

Human Capital Metrics

Canadian Pacific Railway's employees are reported to be approximately 10% female and 90% male.
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Canadian Pacific Railway Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

81/100

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Canadian Pacific Railway Online and Social Media Presence

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Canadian Pacific Railway News and Updates

Canadian Pacific closes in on KCS merger

Canadian Pacific announced on September 12 that it ‘looks forward to executing a definitive merger agreement’ with Kansas City Southern, after the smaller railroad’s board deemed that CP’s latest bid now amounted to a ‘Company Superior Proposal’ compared to a previous offer from Canadian National.

Kansas City Southern Stock Leaps as Canadian Pacific Sweetens Takeover Bid

Kansas City Southern (KSU) - Get Report shares surged higher Tuesday after Canadian Pacific attempted to trump its domestic rival, Canadian National, with a $31 billion bid for the U.S.-based railroad operator.

Canadian Pacific plans another, higher bid to buy Kansas City Southern

Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. is planning to make a new, increased offer for Kansas City Southern, according to people familiar with the matter, reigniting a takeover battle with Canadian National Railway Co. for the U.S. railroad.

Canadian Pacific Earnings Review: A Strong Quarter

Canadian Pacific Railway (TSX:CP)(NYSE:CP) holds a firm position atop Canada’s railway industry alongside its long-time peer, Canadian National Railway.

Canadian Pacific Railway : profit beats on robust freight volumes

Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd topped quarterly profit estimates on Wednesday, boosted by a recovery from the pandemic-led slump in freight volumes.

Canadian Pacific Railway : profit beats on robust freight volumes

Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd topped quarterly profit estimates on Wednesday, boosted by a recovery from the pandemic-led slump in freight volumes.
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Canadian Pacific Railway Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Canadian Pacific Railway founded?

    Canadian Pacific Railway was founded in 1881.

  • Who are Canadian Pacific Railway key executives?

    Canadian Pacific Railway's key executives are Keith Creel, Nadeem Velani and Mark Redd.

  • How many employees does Canadian Pacific Railway have?

    Canadian Pacific Railway has 12,398 employees.

  • What is Canadian Pacific Railway revenue?

    Latest Canadian Pacific Railway annual revenue is C$7.7 b.

  • What is Canadian Pacific Railway revenue per employee?

    Latest Canadian Pacific Railway revenue per employee is C$621.9 k.

  • Who are Canadian Pacific Railway competitors?

    Competitors of Canadian Pacific Railway include Ferrocarril Mexicano, Florida East Coast Railway and CSX.

  • Where is Canadian Pacific Railway headquarters?

    Canadian Pacific Railway headquarters is located at 7550 Ogden Dale Rd SE, Calgary.

  • Where are Canadian Pacific Railway offices?

    Canadian Pacific Railway has an office in Calgary.

  • How many offices does Canadian Pacific Railway have?

    Canadian Pacific Railway has 1 office.