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Canadian National Railway Co Stock Forecast, Predictions & Price Target

Analyst price target for CNI

Based on 9 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Canadian National Railway Co.
Min Forecast
$125.00+5.53%
Avg Forecast
$140.11+18.29%
Max Forecast
$190.00+60.41%

Should I buy or sell CNI stock?

Based on 9 analysts offering ratings for Canadian National Railway Co.
Hold
Strong Buy
0 analysts 0%
Buy
0 analysts 0%
Hold
9 analysts 100%
Sell
0 analysts 0%
Strong Sell
0 analysts 0%

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CNI stock forecasts by analyst

Analyst / FirmRatingActionPrice TargetUpside/DownsideDateAnalyst Color
lockedlocked$00.00+00.00%2024-06-07
lockedlocked$00.00+00.00%2024-04-24
lockedlocked$00.00+00.00%2024-04-24
lockedlocked$00.00+00.00%2024-04-12
lockedlocked$00.00+00.00%2024-04-08
Barclays
Top 20%
81
HoldMaintains$130.00+9.75%2024-04-04
National Bank Financial Inc
Bottom 23%
23
HoldMaintains$190.00+60.41%2024-04-04
Bank of America
Top 15%
86
HoldMaintains$140.00+18.19%2024-03-21
Wells Fargo
Top 6%
95
HoldMaintains$125.00+5.53%2024-01-24

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Forecast return on equity

Is CNI forecast to generate an efficient return?
Company
35.32%
Industry
9.4%
Market
83.08%
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Forecast return on assets

Is CNI forecast to generate an efficient return on assets?
Company
13.1%
Industry
3.9%
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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 12 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$5.90-5%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$6.64+6.97%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$7.50+20.9%
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CNI revenue forecast

What is CNI's revenue in the next 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$13.0B+5.49%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$13.8B+11.87%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$14.7B+19.3%
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Forecast High Revenue Growth Forecast

CNI earnings growth forecast

How is CNI forecast to perform vs Railroads companies and vs the US market?
Company
6.79%
Industry
10.5%
Market
18.9%
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Forecast Earnings Growth vs Industry Forecast
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Forecast Earnings Growth vs Savings Rate Forecast

CNI revenue growth forecast

How is CNI forecast to perform vs Railroads companies and vs the US market?
Company
6.48%
Industry
4.69%
Market
9.94%
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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$118.45$140.11+18.29%Hold
CP$77.63$100.20+29.07%Buy
CSX$33.03$39.50+19.59%Strong Buy
NSC$221.94$263.40+18.68%Buy
WAB$163.05$161.70-0.83%Strong Buy

Canadian National Railway Co Stock Forecast FAQ

Is Canadian National Railway Co Stock a good buy in 2024, according to Wall Street analysts?

The consensus among 9 Wall Street analysts covering (NYSE: CNI) stock is to Hold CNI stock.

Out of 9 analysts, 0 (0%) are recommending CNI as a Strong Buy, 0 (0%) are recommending CNI as a Buy, 9 (100%) are recommending CNI as a Hold, 0 (0%) are recommending CNI as a Sell, and 0 (0%) are recommending CNI as a Strong Sell.

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What is CNI's earnings growth forecast for 2024-2026?

(NYSE: CNI) Canadian National Railway Co's forecast annual earnings growth rate of 6.79% is not forecast to beat the US Railroads industry's average forecast earnings growth rate of 10.5%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast earnings growth rate of 18.9%.

Canadian National Railway Co's earnings in 2024 is $3,991,304,347.On average, 12 Wall Street analysts forecast CNI's earnings for 2024 to be $3,759,162,080, with the lowest CNI earnings forecast at $3,672,576,000, and the highest CNI earnings forecast at $3,838,352,000. On average, 12 Wall Street analysts forecast CNI's earnings for 2025 to be $4,232,580,080, with the lowest CNI earnings forecast at $4,106,144,000, and the highest CNI earnings forecast at $4,393,064,000.

In 2026, CNI is forecast to generate $4,784,104,080 in earnings, with the lowest earnings forecast at $4,654,480,000 and the highest earnings forecast at $4,973,280,000.

What is CNI's revenue growth forecast for 2024-2026?

(NYSE: CNI) Canadian National Railway Co's forecast annual revenue growth rate of 6.48% is forecast to beat the US Railroads industry's average forecast revenue growth rate of 4.69%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast revenue growth rate of 9.94%.

Canadian National Railway Co's revenue in 2024 is $12,147,826,086.On average, 9 Wall Street analysts forecast CNI's revenue for 2024 to be $8,291,038,613,600, with the lowest CNI revenue forecast at $8,192,924,088,000, and the highest CNI revenue forecast at $8,362,104,872,000. On average, 9 Wall Street analysts forecast CNI's revenue for 2025 to be $8,792,599,640,000, with the lowest CNI revenue forecast at $8,590,792,864,000, and the highest CNI revenue forecast at $8,887,825,200,000.

In 2026, CNI is forecast to generate $9,376,173,879,200 in revenue, with the lowest revenue forecast at $9,158,384,384,000 and the highest revenue forecast at $9,458,974,528,000.

What is CNI's forecast return on assets (ROA) for 2024-2027?

(NYSE: CNI) forecast ROA is 13.1%, which is higher than the forecast US Railroads industry average of 3.9%.

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 $140.11, with the highest CNI stock price forecast at $190.00 and the lowest CNI stock price forecast at $125.00.

On average, Wall Street analysts predict that Canadian National Railway Co's share price could reach $140.11 by Jun 7, 2025. The average Canadian National Railway Co stock price prediction forecasts a potential upside of 18.29% from the current CNI share price of $118.45.

What is CNI's Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast for 2024-2026?

(NYSE: CNI) Canadian National Railway Co's current Earnings Per Share (EPS) is $6.12. On average, analysts forecast that CNI's EPS will be $5.90 for 2024, with the lowest EPS forecast at $5.76, and the highest EPS forecast at $6.02. On average, analysts forecast that CNI's EPS will be $6.64 for 2025, with the lowest EPS forecast at $6.44, and the highest EPS forecast at $6.89. In 2026, CNI's EPS is forecast to hit $7.50 (min: $7.30, max: $7.80).

What is CNI's forecast return on equity (ROE) for 2024-2027?

(NYSE: CNI) forecast ROE is 35.32%, which is considered strong.
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