Canadian National Railway Company ( CNI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 07, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.33 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 29, 2017. Shareholders who purchased CNI prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 7.84% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $80.25, the dividend yield is 1.64%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CNI was $80.25, representing a -5.01% decrease from the 52 week high of $84.48 and a 31.32% increase over the 52 week low of $61.11.
CNI is a part of the Transportation sector, which includes companies such as Union Pacific Corporation ( UNP ) and CSX Corporation ( CSX ). CNI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.84. Zacks Investment Research reports CNI's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 16.68%, compared to an industry average of 14.8%.
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