Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (USA) (CP) reported quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, Jul-20-2016. The company said it had a profit of $2.05 Earnings per Share for the quarter. The results exceeded Wall Street expectations beating the analyst consensus estimate by $0.04. Analysts had a consensus of $2.01. The company posted revenue of $1450.00 million in the period, compared to analysts expectations of $1461.65 million. The company’s revenue was down -12.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $2.45 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (USA). Shares were Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on Jun 23, 2016 to “Outperform” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 203 from a previous price target of $209 .Shares were Reiterated by Cowen on Jun 22, 2016 to “Outperform” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 166 from a previous price target of $168 .Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (USA) was Upgraded by Raymond James to ” Strong Buy” on Jun 22, 2016.
Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (USA) opened for trading at $140.6 and hit $143.87 on the upside on Monday, eventually ending the session at $143.78, with a gain of 1.63% or 2.31 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 8,54,880 shares. Company has a market cap of $22,007 M.
Investors should note that on Jul 11, 2016, Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (USA) announced a cash dividend of $0.5000. The company’s management has announced Sep 28, 2016 as the ex-dividend date and fixed the record date on Sep 30, 2016. The payable date has been fixed on Oct 24, 2016.
In a different news, on Apr 27, 2016, Peter John Edwards (VP HR & Labour Relations) purchased 1 shares at $147.00 per share price. According to the SEC, on Apr 27, 2016, Matthew H Paull (director) purchased 1,000 shares at $143.89 per share price.
Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (CP) operates a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States (U.S.) and provides logistics and supply chain expertise. CP provides rail and intermodal transportation services over a network of approximately 13700 miles serving the principal business centers of Canada from Montreal Quebec to Vancouver British Columbia (B.C.) and the United States Northeast and Midwest regions. The Company transports bulk commodities merchandise freight and intermodal traffic. Bulk commodities include Canadian grain U.S. grain coal potash and fertilizers and sulphur. Merchandise freight consists of finished vehicles and automotive parts chemicals and plastics crude oil forest products and metals minerals and consumer products. Intermodal traffic consists of retail goods in overseas containers that can be transported by train ship and truck and in domestic containers and trailers that can be moved by train and truck.