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CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAY CO Stock Forecast, Predictions & Price Target

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Analyst price target for CNI

Based on 9 analysts offering 12 month price targets for CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAY CO.
Min Forecast
$112.00-1.56%
Avg Forecast
$137.00+20.42%
Max Forecast
$160.00+40.63%

Should I buy or sell CNI stock?

Based on 12 analysts offering ratings for CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAY CO.
Buy
Strong Buy
3 analysts 25%
Buy
2 analysts 16.67%
Hold
7 analysts 58.33%
Sell
0 analysts 0%
Strong Sell
0 analysts 0%

CNI stock forecasts by analyst

Analyst / FirmRatingActionPrice TargetUpside/DownsideDateAnalyst Color
Evercore ISI Group
Top 18%
83
BuyUpgradesN/AN/A2022-05-26
Citigroup
Top 19%
82
Strong BuyMaintains$132.00+16.02%2022-05-19
Stephens & Co.
Top 19%
82
HoldMaintains$136.00+19.54%2022-04-27
Wells Fargo
Top 22%
79
HoldMaintains$130.00+14.27%2022-04-27
Argus Research
Top 17%
84
Strong BuyUpgrades$145.00+27.45%2022-02-17
Deutsche Bank
Bottom 8%
8
Strong BuyMaintains$142.00+24.81%2022-01-27
Vertical Research
Top 20%
81
HoldDowngradesN/AN/A2021-12-16
RBC Capital
Top 35%
66
HoldDowngradesN/AN/A2021-10-21
BMO Capital
Top 12%
89
HoldMaintains$160.00+40.63%2021-10-20
Cowen & Co.
Top 39%
62
HoldMaintains$119.00+4.60%2021-09-20

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Forecast return on equity

Is CNI forecast to generate an efficient return?
Company
27.38%
Industry
36.15%
Market
39.12%
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Forecast return on assets

Is CNI forecast to generate an efficient return on assets?
Company
12.41%
Industry
10.18%
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Forecast Return on Assets vs Industry Forecast

CNI earnings per share forecast

What is CNI's earnings per share in the next 3 years based on estimates from 11 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$5.44+0.2%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$6.12+12.73%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$6.85+26.17%
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CNI revenue forecast

What is CNI's revenue in the next 3 years based on estimates from 7 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$12.5B+7.25%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$13.2B+13.35%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$14.0B+20.64%
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CNI earnings growth forecast

How is CNI forecast to perform vs Railroads companies and vs the US market?
Company
6.26%
Industry
8.75%
Market
16.08%
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Forecast Earnings Growth vs Industry Forecast
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CNI revenue growth forecast

How is CNI forecast to perform vs Railroads companies and vs the US market?
Company
6.6%
Industry
8.26%
Market
8.42%
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Forecast Revenue Growth vs Industry Forecast
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Forecast Revenue Growth vs Market Forecast

CNI vs Railroad Stocks

TickerPricePrice TargetUp/downsideConsensus
CNI$113.77$137.00+20.42%Buy
CP$70.58$84.40+19.58%Buy
CSX$29.57$39.15+32.41%Buy
NSC$230.43$293.46+27.35%Buy
UNP$215.78$266.79+23.64%Buy

CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAY Stock Forecast FAQ

Is CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAY Stock a good buy in 2022, according to Wall Street analysts?

The consensus among 12 Wall Street analysts covering (NYSE: CNI) stock is to Buy CNI stock.

Out of 12 analysts, 3 (25%) are recommending CNI as a Strong Buy, 2 (16.67%) are recommending CNI as a Buy, 7 (58.33%) are recommending CNI as a Hold, 0 (0%) are recommending CNI as a Sell, and 0 (0%) are recommending CNI as a Strong Sell.

What is CNI's earnings growth forecast for 2022-2024?

(NYSE: CNI) CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAY's forecast annual earnings growth rate of 6.26% is not forecast to beat the US Railroads industry's average forecast earnings growth rate of 8.75%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast earnings growth rate of 16.08%.

CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAY's earnings in 2022 is $3,838,095,238.On average, 11 Wall Street analysts forecast CNI's earnings for 2022 to be $3,771,552,000, with the lowest CNI earnings forecast at $3,688,356,000, and the highest CNI earnings forecast at $4,014,207,000. On average, 11 Wall Street analysts forecast CNI's earnings for 2023 to be $4,242,996,000, with the lowest CNI earnings forecast at $4,090,470,000, and the highest CNI earnings forecast at $4,457,919,000.

In 2024, CNI is forecast to generate $4,749,105,000 in earnings, with the lowest earnings forecast at $4,735,239,000 and the highest earnings forecast at $4,762,971,000.

What is CNI's revenue growth forecast for 2022-2024?

(NYSE: CNI) CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAY's forecast annual revenue growth rate of 6.6% is not forecast to beat the US Railroads industry's average forecast revenue growth rate of 8.26%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast revenue growth rate of 8.42%.

CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAY's revenue in 2022 is $11,626,984,126.On average, 7 Wall Street analysts forecast CNI's revenue for 2022 to be $8,645,620,165,200, with the lowest CNI revenue forecast at $8,477,173,224,000, and the highest CNI revenue forecast at $8,848,192,719,000. On average, 7 Wall Street analysts forecast CNI's revenue for 2023 to be $9,137,480,463,600, with the lowest CNI revenue forecast at $8,881,582,047,000, and the highest CNI revenue forecast at $9,380,307,402,000.

In 2024, CNI is forecast to generate $9,725,137,489,500 in revenue, with the lowest revenue forecast at $9,613,880,172,000 and the highest revenue forecast at $9,836,394,807,000.

What is CNI's forecast return on assets (ROA) for 2022-2024?

(NYSE: CNI) forecast ROA is 12.41%, which is higher than the forecast US Railroads industry average of 10.18%.

What is CNI's Price Target?

According to 9 Wall Street analysts that have issued a 1 year CNI price target, the average CNI price target is $137.00, with the highest CNI stock price forecast at $160.00 and the lowest CNI stock price forecast at $112.00.

On average, Wall Street analysts predict that CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAY's share price could reach $137.00 by May 26, 2023. The average CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAY stock price prediction forecasts a potential upside of 20.42% from the current CNI share price of $113.77.

What is CNI's Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast for 2022-2024?

(NYSE: CNI) CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAY's current Earnings Per Share (EPS) is $5.43. On average, analysts forecast that CNI's EPS will be $5.44 for 2022, with the lowest EPS forecast at $5.32, and the highest EPS forecast at $5.79. On average, analysts forecast that CNI's EPS will be $6.12 for 2023, with the lowest EPS forecast at $5.90, and the highest EPS forecast at $6.43. In 2024, CNI's EPS is forecast to hit $6.85 (min: $6.83, max: $6.87).

What is CNI's forecast return on equity (ROE) for 2022-2024?

(NYSE: CNI) forecast ROE is 27.38%, which is considered strong.
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