Canadian National Railway Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (CNI)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Canadian National Railway (NYSE: CNI) is tomorrow, March 5, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 43 cents per share. At a price of $100.78 as of 9:31 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.7%.

The average volume for Canadian National Railway has been 529,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Canadian National Railway has a market cap of $43.44 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 11.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Canadian National Railway Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in rail and related transportation business in North America. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.4, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Canadian National Railway as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and notable return on equity. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. You can view the full Canadian National Railway Ratings Report.

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