AIF:CA:TSX-Altus Group Limited (CAD)

COMMON STOCK | Real Estate Services | TSX

Last Closing Price

CAD 36.44

Change

-0.43 (-1.17)%

Market Cap

CAD 1.48B

Volume

0.05M

Average Target Price

CAD 44.06 (+20.92%)
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

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About

Altus Group Limited provides software, data solutions, and independent advisory services to the commercial real estate (CRE) industry in Canada, the United States, Europe, and the Asia Pacific. It operates in three segments: Altus Analytics, Commercial Real Estate Consulting (CRE Consulting), and Geomatics. The Altus Analytics segment offers ARGUS Enterprise (AE), a software for CRE valuation and portfolio management; ARGUS Developer and ARGUS EstateMaster software for development feasibility analysis; ARGUS API, an application programming interface; ARGUS Voyanta, a cloud-based data management solution; ARGUS Taliance, a cloud-based fund solution for alternative investment firms; and ARGUS Acquire, a cloud-based deal management solution for CRE acquisitions. It also offers data subscription products that provide real estate information on the residential, office, industrial, and investment markets; advisory and managed services; and technology-related services. This segment serves large owners, managers, and investors of CRE asset and funds; service providers; brokers; and developers. The CRE Consulting segment offers real estate property tax services, including assessment reviews, management, and appeals, as well as personal property, and state and local tax advisory services; valuation services, such as appraisals of real estate portfolios and valuation of properties, as well as due diligence, and litigation and economic consulting services; and construction feasibility study, budgeting, cost and loan monitoring, and project management services to owner operators, developers, financial institutions, and CRE asset holders and investors. The Geomatics segment offers various services, including land surveys and mapping to the oil and gas exploration and development sector for setting of property boundaries, route and corridor selection, land settlement, construction developments, and oil field and well-sites. The company is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Real Estate Services)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -4.00% 100% A+ 88% B+
Dividend Return 0.40% 33% F 49% F
Total Return -3.61% 100% A+ 88% B+
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 39.78% 100% A+ 97% A+
Dividend Return 2.30% 57% F 75% C
Total Return 42.08% 100% A+ 97% A+
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 86.30% 88% B+ 93% A
Dividend Return 15.34% 33% F 59% F
Total Return 101.64% 88% B+ 93% A
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 20.33% 80% B- 85% B
Dividend Return 2.37% 25% F 57% F
Total Return 22.70% 80% B- 86% B
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 28.91% 20% F 32% F
Risk Adjusted Return 78.51% 50% F 71% C-
Market Capitalization 1.48B 58% F 82% B-
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Real Estate Services)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 81.93 10% F 6% F
Price/Book Ratio 4.08 18% F 10% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 28.19 17% F 3% F
EV/EBITDA 21.03 17% F 8% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 5.07% 36% F 54% F
Return on Invested Capital 7.57% 67% D+ 65% D
Return on Assets 3.97% 67% D+ 73% C
Debt to Equity Ratio 0.09% 92% A- 94% A
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 6.53 22% F 14% F
Short Percent N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Beta 0.55 83% B 74% C
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High dividend returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual dividend returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. This can be a good buy, especially if it is outperforming on total return basis , for investors seeking high income yields.

Low debt

The company is less leveraged than its peers ,, and is among the top quartile, which makes it more flexible. However, do check the news and look at its sector. Sometimes this is low because the company is not growing and has no growth potential.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

What to not like:
Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Below median total returns

The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Poor return on equity

The company management has delivered below median return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.