Press coverage about Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE:CP) (TSE:CP) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Canadian Pacific Railway Limited earned a news sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the transportation company an impact score of 47.1880892528897 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Shares of Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE CP) opened at 174.74 on Tuesday. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $167.92 and its 200 day moving average price is $159.59. The stock has a market capitalization of $25.42 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.26 and a beta of 1.11. Canadian Pacific Railway Limited has a one year low of $139.29 and a one year high of $179.17.
Several equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the company. Argus raised their price objective on Canadian Pacific Railway Limited from $180.00 to $200.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 19th. Morgan Stanley raised their price objective on Canadian Pacific Railway Limited from $214.00 to $225.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 18th. BMO Capital Markets reissued a “buy” rating and set a $238.00 price objective on shares of Canadian Pacific Railway Limited in a research note on Wednesday, October 18th. Cowen and Company raised their price objective on Canadian Pacific Railway Limited from $182.00 to $184.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 18th. Finally, J P Morgan Chase & Co raised Canadian Pacific Railway Limited from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 12th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and fourteen have given a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $190.86.
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Canadian Pacific Railway Limited 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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