Company Information

  

Address: 935 DE LA GAUCHETIERE ST W
MONTREAL QUEBEC 
City: CANADA 
State:  
Zip Code: H3B 2M9 
Telephone: 514-399-6569 

Description of Business

Primary SIC Code: 4011
(As filed with the SEC)  

3.1 GENERAL DEVELOPMENT OF THE BUSINESS DURING THE LAST THREE YEARS CN's goal is to deliver valuable transportation services for its customers and to grow the business at low incremental cost. A clear strategic agenda, driven by a commitment to innovation, productivity, supply-chain collaboration, running trains safely, and minimizing environmental impact, drive the Company's efforts to create value for 2 Table of Contents 2016 Annual Information Form customers. CN thereby creates value for its shareholders by striving for sustainable financial performance through profitable top-line growth, adequate free cash flow and return on invested capital. CN is also focused on returning value to shareholders through dividend payments and share repurchase programs.  ... More ...  

Per Share Overview

Date 12-mos Rolling EPS Dividend P/E Ratio
06/20173.920.31820.68
09/20163.450.28618.96
06/20163.500.29016.93
03/20163.490.28917.90
12/20153.160.22617.68
09/20153.190.23417.79
06/20153.230.25017.88
03/20153.120.24721.43

Key Financial Ratios and Statistics

FYE: 12/31

Profitability 2016 Leverage 2016
Net Inc/Comm Equity0.89Total Liab/Total Assets0.60
Net Inc/Total Assets0.10Total Liab/Inv Cap0.68
Net Inc/Inv Cap0.11Total Liab/Comm Equity5.43
Pretax Inc/Net Sales0.41Interest Coverage Ratio11.26
Net Inc/Net Sales0.30Curr Debt/Equity0.10
Cash Flow/Net Sales0.43LTD/Equity0.64
SG&A/NetSales0.24Total Debt/Equity0.74
Asset Utilization   Liquidity  
Net Receivables Turnover13.98Quick Ratio0.58
Inventory Turnover7.48Current Ratio0.70
Inventory Day Sales0.02Net Rec/Curr Assets0.42
Net Sales/Work Cap-13.36Inv/Curr Assets0.17
Net Sales/PP&E0.36  

Income Statement (Millions)

  12/31/2016 12/31/2015 12/31/2008 12/31/2007
Total Revenues(Net Sales) 8,976.00 9,079.00 6,940.82 8,050.20
Cost of Goods Sold 1,971.00 2,170.00 3,448.32 3,845.18
Selling & Admin Exps 2,131.00 2,285.00 531.08 583.10
Operating Income 3,961.00 3,791.00 2,368.16 2,931.79
Interest Exp 358.00 316.00 306.86 342.52
Pretax Income 3,674.00 3,509.00 2,082.57 2,758.50
Other Income 71.00 34.00 21.28 164.12
Net Income Bef Extraordinary ... NA NA NA NA
Net Income 2,714.00 2,547.00 1,550.68 2,199.87

Balance Sheet (Millions)

Assets 12/31/2016 12/31/2015 12/31/2008 12/31/2007
Cash & Short Term Investments 501.00 487.00 337.96 316.01
Receivables - Total 652.00 632.00 827.30 446.50
Inventories - Total 271.00 256.00 163.66 165.14
Total Current Assets 1,571.00 1,550.00 1,436.93 1,068.33
Net Property, Plant & Equipment 25,171.00 23,486.00 18,987.01 20,809.01
Total Assets 27,633.00 26,205.00 21,864.98 23,915.12
Liabilities        
Accounts Payable 1,133.00 1,120.00 883.76 1,183.52
Debt in Current Liabilities 1,110.00 1,038.00 414.06 258.93
Total Current Liabilities 2,243.00 2,158.00 1,548.22 1,620.85
Long-Term Debt 7,045.00 6,468.00 6,059.51 5,467.04
Total Liabilities 16,566.00 15,443.00 13,224.55 13,540.69
Stockholder's Equity        
Minority Interest NA NA NA NA
Preferred Stock NA NA NA NA
Common Stock 2,781.00 2,667.00 3,419.68 4,366.09
Retained Earnings 9,874.00 9,097.00 5,347.59 6,039.95
Treasury Stock NA NA NA NA
Total Stockholders' Equity 11,067.00 10,762.00 8,640.43 10,374.43
Total Liabilities and Stockholders' Equity 27,633.00 26,205.00 21,864.98 23,915.12

Cash Flow Summary (Millions)

Categories 12/31/2016 12/31/2015 12/31/2008 12/31/2007
Net Cash Provided by Operating Activities 3,879.00 3,700.00 1,661.97 2,463.89
Net Cash Provided by Investing Activities -1,980.00 -2,035.00 -1,145.62 -912.36
Net Cash Provided by Financing Activities -1,893.00 -1,600.00 -457.43 -1,369.05

Annual Summary Data (Millions)

Year Sales Net Income EPS
12/20066,621.101,790.85--
12/20078,050.202,199.87--
12/20086,940.821,550.68--
12/20159,079.002,547.003.16
12/20168,976.002,714.00--
Growth Rates7.9010.95--

Stock Ownership

Type Date(Q,M) No. Owners Shares Held (000s) % Own
Institutional09/30/17585413,22655.02




Report Date : 10/16/2017

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