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Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (CP) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company's businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company's key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.The profile contains critical company information including:- Business description - A detailed description of the company's operations and business divisions.- Corporate strategy - Analyst's summarization of the company's business strategy.- SWOT Analysis - A detailed analysis of the company's strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.- Company history - Progression of key events associated with the company.- Major products and services - A list of major products, services and brands of the company.- Key competitors - A list of key competitors to the company.- Key employees - A list of the key executives of the company.- Executive biographies - A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.- Key operational heads - A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.- Important locations and subsidiaries - A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years - The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods - The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.HighlightsCanadian Pacific Railway Limited (CPRL) through its subsidiaries operates a transcontinental railway in Canada and the US. and provides logistics and supply chain expertise. It provides rail and intermodal transportation services over a network, serving the business centers of Canada from Montreal, Quebec, to Vancouver, British Columbia and the US Midwest and Northeast regions. The company transports bulk commodities such as coal, sulphur, grain and fertilizers; merchandise freight that include forest products such as paperboard, newsprint, wood pulp, paper, panel, lumber and oriented strand board; industrial and consumer products, including steel, ethanol, plastics and energy related products; and intermodal containers. CPRL is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.Canadian Pacific Railway Limited Key Recent DevelopmentsJan 21, 2016: CP reports record fourth quarter and full-year earningsJan 21, 2016: Unifor denounces announced job cuts by Profitable Canadian Pacific RailwayOct 20, 2015: CP reports Q3 2015 adjusted earnings per share of $2.69 Reported diluted EPS of $2.04Jul 21, 2015: CP reports Q2 2015 diluted earnings per share of C$2.36; adjusted EPS of $2.45Apr 21, 2015: CP reports record Q1 2015 OR of 63.2 percent and earnings per share of C$1.92Key benefits of buying this profile include:You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.- The profile analyzes the company's business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.Understand and respond to your competitors’ business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.- The company's core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.Equip yourself with information that enables you to sharpen your strategies and transform your operations profitably.- Opportunities that the company can explore and exploit are sized up and its growth potential assessed in the profile. Competitive and/or technological threats are highlighted.Scout for potential investments and acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies’ strategic, financial and operational performance.- Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research.- Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company
Table of ContentsTable of Contents 2List of Tables 4List of Figures 5Section 1 - About the Company 6Canadian Pacific Railway Limited - Key Facts 6Canadian Pacific Railway Limited - Key Employees 7Canadian Pacific Railway Limited - Key Employee Biographies 8Canadian Pacific Railway Limited - Major Products and Services 9Canadian Pacific Railway Limited - History 10Canadian Pacific Railway Limited - Company Statement 13Canadian Pacific Railway Limited - Locations And Subsidiaries 15Head Office 15Other Locations & Subsidiaries 15Section 2 - Company Analysis 17Canadian Pacific Railway Limited - Business Description 17Canadian Pacific Railway Limited - Corporate Strategy 18Canadian Pacific Railway Limited - SWOT Analysis 19SWOT Analysis - Overview 19Canadian Pacific Railway Limited - Strengths 19Strength - Wide Operating Network 19Strength - Core Business: Bulk Commodities 19Strength - Diverse End Markets 19Canadian Pacific Railway Limited - Weaknesses 20Weakness - Declining Performance of Merchandise Business 20Weakness - Safety Concerns 20Canadian Pacific Railway Limited - Opportunities 21Opportunity - Foray in Real Estate through JV 21Opportunity - Acquisition of Steelcare 21Opportunity - Rail Industry: Transportation Demand 21Canadian Pacific Railway Limited - Threats 22Threat - Competitive Pressure 22Threat - Stringent Regulations 22Threat - Involvement in Legal Proceedings 22Canadian Pacific Railway Limited - Key Competitors 23Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 24Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 24Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 25Performance Chart 27Financial Performance 27Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 28Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 29Section 4 - Company's Recent Developments 30Jan 21, 2016: CP reports record fourth quarter and full-year earnings 30Jan 21, 2016: Unifor denounces announced job cuts by Profitable Canadian Pacific Railway 31Oct 20, 2015: CP reports Q3 2015 adjusted earnings per share of $2.69 Reported diluted EPS of $2.04 32Jul 21, 2015: CP reports Q2 2015 diluted earnings per share of C$2.36; adjusted EPS of $2.45 33Apr 21, 2015: CP reports record Q1 2015 OR of 63.2 percent and earnings per share of C$1.92 34Feb 04, 2015: Canadian Pacific's train cars carrying ethanol derail near Dubuque, Iowa 35Jan 22, 2015: CP reports record Q4 2014 operating ratio of 59.8 percent and earnings per share of C$2.63 36Section 5 - Appendix 37Methodology 37Ratio Definitions 37About GlobalData 41Contact Us 41Disclaimer 41List of TablesCanadian Pacific Railway Limited, Key Facts 6Canadian Pacific Railway Limited, Key Employees 7Canadian Pacific Railway Limited, Key Employee Biographies 8Canadian Pacific Railway Limited, Major Products and Services 9Canadian Pacific Railway Limited, History 10Canadian Pacific Railway Limited, Other Locations 15Canadian Pacific Railway Limited, Subsidiaries 15Canadian Pacific Railway Limited, Key Competitors 23Canadian Pacific Railway Limited, Ratios based on current share price 24Canadian Pacific Railway Limited, Annual Ratios 25Canadian Pacific Railway Limited, Interim Ratios 28Currency Codes 37Capital Market Ratios 37Equity Ratios 38Profitability Ratios 38Cost Ratios 39Liquidity Ratios 39Leverage Ratios 40Efficiency Ratios 40List of FiguresCanadian Pacific Railway Limited, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 27Canadian Pacific Railway Limited, Ratio Charts 29