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Canadian National Railway Company (CNI)

  • Oct. 22, 2014, 5:57 PM
    • Railroad stocks were hammered today after some executives threw cold water on the idea that the railroad industry is ripe for consolidation.
    • Norfolk Southern (NYSE:NSC) CEO said during today's earnings conference call that he thinks a major merger would be “highly problematic,” since in the past they have led to "significant service problems for some period of time" and potential cost savings such as overlapping routes do not exist as much anymore.
    • Yesterday, Canadian Pacific (NYSE:CP) CEO Hunter Harrison confirmed that talks with CSX fell apart after several meetings because they couldn't agree on key issues, and added that a deal with Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) is unlikely because the stock is expensive.
    • In today's trade: NSC -3%, CP -1.6%, CSX -0.6%, KSU -2.7%, UNP -1.8%, GWR -2.6%, CNI -0.9%, BRK.B -0.9%.
    | Oct. 22, 2014, 5:57 PM | 3 Comments
  • Oct. 13, 2014, 10:08 AM
    • There's some bets being placed on M&A activity within the railroad sector after a weekend report of interest by Canadian Pacific in CSX (CSX +12.6%) stirs the pot.
    • Gainers: Norfolk Southern (NYSE:NSC) +5.1%, Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) +4.2%, Canadian Pacific (NYSE:CP) +3.2%, Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP) +1.0%, Canadian National Railway (NYSE:CNI) +1.3%.
    | Oct. 13, 2014, 10:08 AM | 1 Comment
  • May 14, 2013, 10:19 AM
    Kansas City Southern (KSU +3%) trades higher after Desjardins Capital Markets suggests that the railroad company should be a takeover target. Logical acquirers include Canadian National Railway (CNI +0.5%) and Canadian Pacific (CP +0.8%).
    | May 14, 2013, 10:19 AM | Comment!
Company Description
Canadian National Railway Co is engaged in the rail and related transportation business. It transports goods for business sectors, ranging from resource products to manufactured products to consumer goods.
Sector: Services
Industry: Railroads
Country: Canada