Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) Stock Price

News headlines about Canadian Pacific Railway (NYSE:CP) (TSE:CP) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Canadian Pacific Railway earned a daily sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the transportation company an impact score of 46.4394890794175 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Here are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern’s rankings:

Shares of Canadian Pacific Railway (NYSE CP) traded down $1.13 during trading on Tuesday, hitting $174.55. 570,410 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 654,071. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.33, a current ratio of 0.53 and a quick ratio of 0.44. Canadian Pacific Railway has a 1 year low of $141.32 and a 1 year high of $180.34. The company has a market capitalization of $25,821.56, a PE ratio of 20.83, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.69 and a beta of 1.20.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, January 29th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 29th will be issued a $0.44 dividend. This represents a $1.76 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.01%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 28th. Canadian Pacific Railway’s dividend payout ratio is 18.62%.

CP has been the subject of a number of research reports. National Bank Financial lowered shares of Canadian Pacific Railway from an “outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating and cut their target price for the stock from $219.00 to $207.00 in a research report on Wednesday, September 13th. BidaskClub lowered shares of Canadian Pacific Railway from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 9th. Wolfe Research lowered shares of Canadian Pacific Railway from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research report on Monday, August 7th. Loop Capital upgraded shares of Canadian Pacific Railway from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 24th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Finally, Morgan Stanley raised their price objective on shares of Canadian Pacific Railway from $214.00 to $225.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 18th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and fifteen have given a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $191.19.

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Canadian Pacific Railway Company Profile

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited, together with its subsidiaries, owns and operates a transcontinental freight railway in Canada and the United States. The Company operates through rail transportation segment. The Company’s transports bulk commodities, merchandise freight, and intermodal traffic over a network of approximately 12,400 miles.

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