Canadian Pacific Railway Limited ( CP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 29, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.376 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 24, 2017. Shareholders who purchased CP prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 1.08% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of CP was $145.66, representing a -7.42% decrease from the 52 week high of $157.34 and a 21.89% increase over the 52 week low of $119.50.
CP is a part of the Transportation sector, which includes companies such as Union Pacific Corporation ( UNP ) and Canadian National Railway Company ( CNI ). CP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $7.98. Zacks Investment Research reports CP's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 12.54%, compared to an industry average of 7.2%.