Canadian National Railway (TSE:CNR) (NYSE:CNI) Senior Officer Janet Drysdale sold 1,400 shares of Canadian National Railway stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, July 30th. The stock was sold at an average price of C$130.35, for a total value of C$182,490.98. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 13,389 shares of the company’s stock, valued at C$1,745,265.52.

TSE:CNR opened at C$130.84 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 77.22, a quick ratio of 0.53 and a current ratio of 0.97. Canadian National Railway has a fifty-two week low of C$92.01 and a fifty-two week high of C$132.17. The company has a market cap of $92.87 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.90. The stock has a fifty day moving average price of C$122.87 and a 200-day moving average price of C$117.46.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, September 30th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, September 9th will be issued a dividend of $0.575 per share. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, September 8th. This represents a $2.30 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.76%. Canadian National Railway’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 44.04%.

Several research analysts have recently commented on the company. TD Securities lifted their target price on Canadian National Railway from C$140.00 to C$145.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 22nd. National Bank Financial lifted their target price on Canadian National Railway from C$122.00 to C$129.00 and gave the stock a “sector perform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 22nd. Desjardins restated a “hold” rating on shares of Canadian National Railway in a research note on Sunday, April 19th. UBS Group boosted their price target on Canadian National Railway from C$116.00 to C$132.00 in a research note on Wednesday, July 22nd. Finally, Scotiabank boosted their price target on Canadian National Railway from C$135.00 to C$137.00 in a research note on Wednesday, July 22nd. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. Canadian National Railway currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of C$124.91.

About Canadian National Railway

Canadian National Railway Company engages in rail and related transportation business. The company transports cargo serving exporters, importers, retailers, farmers, and manufacturers. It operates a network of approximately 20,000 route miles of track spans Canada and mid-America connecting the Atlantic, the Pacific, and the Gulf of Mexico.

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