CSU:TSX-Constellation Software Inc. (CAD)

COMMON STOCK | Software-Application | TSX

Last Closing Price

CAD 2,097.73

Change

+16.75 (+0.80)%

Market Cap

CAD 44.10B

Volume

0.01M

Avg Analyst Target

CAD 2,335.71 (+11.34%)

Avg User Target

CAD
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict


CSU Stock Forecast & Price:
Based on the Constellation Software Inc. stock forecasts from 6 analysts, the average analyst target price for Constellation Software Inc. is CAD 2,335.71 over the next 12 months. Constellation Software Inc.’s average analyst rating is Strong Buy. Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Constellation Software Inc. is Slightly Bullish , which is based on 10 positive signals and 5 negative signals. At the last closing, Constellation Software Inc.’s stock price was CAD 2,097.73. Constellation Software Inc.’s stock price has changed by +3.73% over the past week, +7.61% over the past month and -6.02% over the last year.

About Constellation Software Inc. (CSU:CA:TSX)

Constellation Software Inc., together with its subsidiaries, acquires, builds, and manages vertical market software businesses in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, and rest of Europe. Its industry specific software businesses provide specialized and mission-critical ...Read More

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ETFs Containing CSU:CA

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
FQC:CA First Asset MSCI Canada Q.. 0.00 % 0.80 %

+0.23 (+0.79%)

CAD0.03B
HEW:CA Horizons S&P/TSX 60 Equal.. 0.00 % 0.60 %

N/A

CAD6.58M
RCE:CA RBC Quant Canadian Equity.. 0.00 % 0.43 %

N/A

CAD0.01B
WXM:CA First Asset Morningstar C.. 0.00 % 0.66 %

+0.09 (+0.36%)

CAD0.89B
XCG:CA iShares Canadian Growth 0.00 % 0.55 %

+0.12 (+0.28%)

CAD0.07B
XIT:CA iShares S&P/TSX Capped In.. 0.00 % 0.61 %

-0.09 (-0.27%)

CAD0.38B
NSCE:CA NBI Sustainable Canadian .. 0.00 % 0.69 %

N/A

CAD1.20B

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Software-Application)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -10.62% 80% B- 57% F
Dividend Return 0.16% 17% F 3% F
Total Return -10.45% 80% B- 54% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -4.43% 80% B- 72% C-
Dividend Return 0.23% 17% F 3% F
Total Return -4.19% 80% B- 68% D+
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 170.05% 87% B+ 94% A
Dividend Return 2.99% 20% F 6% F
Total Return 173.04% 87% B+ 94% A
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 23.91% 64% D 89% B+
Dividend Return 0.37% 17% F 8% F
Total Return 24.28% 64% D 88% B+
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 15.50% 100% A+ 54% F
Risk Adjusted Return 156.68% 100% A+ 100% A+
Market Capitalization 44.10B 96% A 96% A
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-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
(Software-Application)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 68.07 53% F 8% F
Price/Book Ratio 21.57 16% F 3% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 33.92 28% F 4% F
EV/EBITDA 29.25 33% F 7% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 34.32% 96% A 93% A
Return on Invested Capital 39.72% 96% A 95% A
Return on Assets 8.74% 92% A- 86% B
Debt to Equity Ratio 86.32% 27% F 35% F
Technical Ratios  
Dividend Yield 0.27% 14% F 2% F
Short Ratio 5.05 44% F 33% F
Short Percent 0.83% 48% F 51% F
Beta 0.84 76% C 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 market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

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.

Superior Revenue Growth

This stock has shown top quartile revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

High Gross Profit to Asset Ratio

This stock is in the top quartile compared to its peers on Gross Profit to Asset Ratio. This is a popular measure among value investors for showing superior returns in the long run.

What to not like:
Below median total returns

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

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.

Highly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

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.