Canadian National Railway Co. (CNI) Dividend History

Canadian National Railway Company, a Canadian corporation, operates the larger of Canada's two principal railroads and the only coast-to-coast railroad network in North America. The company's rail network serves major ports in Canada and includes strategic connections to the United States through the Chicago gateway, Detroit and other major cities.

Last update 02/24/2021


Dividend Yield Summary

  2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Dividends 1.14 1.28 1.84 2.16 2.31 -
Average Price 64.16 77.24 81.75 89.32 94.13 -
Yield 1.78% 1.66% 2.25% 2.42% 2.45% -
• The above Dividend, Average Price, and Yield values for 2021 are year-to-date.

Dividend Dates

Ex Dividend Date 2020-12-08
Dividend Pay Date

DivInfo Metrics ™

52-Week Projected Earnings Per Share 3.92
52-Week Projected Dividends Per Share 1.30
Dividend Cover 3.02 : 1
52-Week Projected Yield 1.19%
52-Week Trailing Yield 2.45%
6-Year Average Yield 2.15%
6-Year Dividend Change 14.04%
6-Year Yearly Dividend Change 2.34%
Number of Dividend Payments (1997-03-05 - 2020-12-08) 93

Dividend History

Date Amount Per Share Note
2020-12-08 $0.57
2020-09-08 $0.58
2020-06-08 $0.58
2020-03-09 $0.58
2019-12-06 $0.54
2019-09-06 $0.54
2019-06-06 $0.54
2019-03-07 $0.54
2018-12-06 $0.46
2018-09-06 $0.46
2018-06-07 $0.46
2018-03-07 $0.46
2017-12-07 $0.32
2017-09-07 $0.34
2017-06-07 $0.31
2017-03-08 $0.31
2016-12-07 $0.28
2016-09-07 $0.29
2016-06-07 $0.29
2016-03-08 $0.28
2015-12-08 $0.23
2015-09-04 $0.24
2015-06-05 $0.25
2015-03-06 $0.25
2014-12-08 $0.22
2014-09-05 $0.23
2014-06-05 $0.23
2014-03-06 $0.23
2013-12-06 $0.20
2013-09-05 $0.41
2013-06-05 $0.42
2013-03-05 $0.42
2012-12-06 $0.38
2012-09-05 $0.38
2012-06-06 $0.36
2012-03-07 $0.38
2011-12-07 $0.32
2011-09-07 $0.33
2011-06-07 $0.33
2011-03-08 $0.34
2010-09-30 $0.26
2010-06-30 $0.26
2010-03-31 $0.25
2009-12-31 $0.24
2009-09-30 $0.22
2009-06-30 $0.20
2008-09-30 $0.23
2008-06-30 $0.23
2008-03-06 $0.23
2007-12-06 $0.21
2007-09-05 $0.20
2007-06-06 $0.20
2007-03-07 $0.18
2006-12-06 $0.14
2006-09-06 $0.15
2006-06-07 $0.14
2006-03-08 $0.14
2005-12-07 $0.11
2005-09-07 $0.13
2005-06-07 $0.13
2005-03-08 $0.13
2004-12-08 $0.10
2004-09-08 $0.08
2004-06-07 $0.10
2004-03-04 $0.10
2003-12-04 $0.08
2003-09-05 $0.08
2003-06-05 $0.08
2003-03-06 $0.08
2002-12-04 $0.07
2002-09-04 $0.07
2002-06-05 $0.07
2002-03-06 $0.07
2001-12-05 $0.06
2001-09-05 $0.06
2001-06-05 $0.06
2001-03-06 $0.06
2000-12-06 $0.06
2000-09-05 $0.06
2000-06-05 $0.06
2000-03-02 $0.06
1999-12-06 $0.05
1999-09-02 $0.05
1999-06-04 $0.05
1999-03-03 $0.05
1998-12-04 $0.04
1998-09-03 $0.04
1998-06-04 $0.04
1998-03-04 $0.04
1997-12-05 $0.04
1997-09-04 $0.04
1997-06-05 $0.04
1997-03-05 $0.04