DSG:CA:TSX-The Descartes Systems Group Inc (CAD)

COMMON STOCK | Software-Application | TSX

Last Closing Price

CAD 103.12

Change

0.00 (0.00)%

Market Cap

CAD 8.73B

Volume

0.13M

Avg Analyst Target

CAD 102.31 (-0.78%)

Avg User Target

CAD
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

The Descartes Systems Group Inc. provides cloud-based logistics and supply chain management business process solutions that focuses on enhancing the productivity, performance, and security of logistics-intensive businesses worldwide. Its Logistics Technology platform offers a range of modular, cloud-based, and interoperable web and wireless logistics management applications, which unites a community of logistics-focused parties, allowing them to transact business. The company provides a suite of solutions that include routing, mobile and telematics; transportation management and e-commerce enablement; customs and regulatory compliance; trade data; global logistics network services; and broker and forwarder enterprise systems. It offers its customers to use its modular, software-as-a-service, and data solutions to route, schedule, track, and measure delivery resources; plan, allocate, and execute shipments; rate, audit, and pay transportation invoices; access and analyze global trade data; research and perform trade tariff and duty calculations; file customs and security documents for imports and exports; and various other logistics processes. The company also provides cloud-based ecommerce warehouse management solutions; consulting, implementation, and training services; and maintenance and support services. It primarily focuses on serving transportation providers, logistics service providers, and distribution-intensive companies, as well as manufacturers, retailers, distributors, and mobile business service providers. The company was incorporated in 1981 and is headquartered in Waterloo, Canada. Address: 120 Randall Drive, Waterloo, ON, Canada, N2V 1C6

Technical Indicators

Unadjusted Closing Price

Adjusted Closing Price

Share Volume

Relative Performance (Total Returns)

Compare
Relative Returns (From:    To: 2021-10-16 )

Largest Industry Peers for Software-Application

Symbol Name Price(Change) Market Cap Price / Earning Ratio EV/EBITDA
SHOP:CA Shopify Inc

N/A

CAD220.05B 73.19 77.36
CSU:CA Constellation Software Inc

N/A

CAD45.88B 105.92 45.96
CDAY:CA Ceridian HCM Holding Inc

N/A

CAD22.73B 1,643.70 2,602.00
LSPD:CA Lightspeed POS Inc

N/A

CAD18.01B N/A N/A
OTEX:CA Open Text Corporation

N/A

CAD16.89B 43.91 14.70
KXS:CA Kinaxis Inc

N/A

CAD5.16B 9,010.48 254.01
DCBO:CA Docebo Inc

N/A

CAD3.12B -99,999.99 N/A
ENGH:CA Enghouse Systems Limited

N/A

CAD3.12B 34.24 17.04
LWRK:CA LifeWorks Inc

N/A

CAD2.18B 97.61 16.47
MAGT:CA Magnet Forensics Inc

N/A

CAD1.68B 40.22 98.70

ETFs Containing DSG:CA

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
XIT:CA iShares S&P/TSX Capped In.. 0.00 % 0.61 %

N/A

CAD0.62B
DFC:CA Desjardins Canada Multifa.. 0.00 % 0.59 %

N/A

CAD3.17M
MCSM:CA Manulife Multifactor Cana.. 0.00 % 0.57 %

N/A

CAD0.13B
CMCE:CA CIBC Multifactor Canadian.. 0.00 % 0.30 %

N/A

CAD0.43B

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 38.51% 91% A- 83% B
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 38.51% 91% A- 91% A-
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 40.39% 68% D+ 71% C-
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 40.39% 68% D+ 69% D+
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 278.84% 65% D 93% A
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 278.84% 65% D 93% A
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 28.47% 32% F 89% B+
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 28.47% 32% F 72% C-
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 16.44% 91% A- 58% F
Risk Adjusted Return 173.16% 91% A- 99% A+
Market Capitalization 8.73B 81% B- 85% B
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 99.25 38% F 7% F
Price/Book Ratio 7.03 56% F 11% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 66.50 22% F 4% F
EV/EBITDA 54.93 37% F 8% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 7.93% 67% D+ 50% F
Return on Invested Capital 6.40% 78% C+ 70% C-
Return on Assets 5.36% 78% C+ 79% C+
Debt to Equity Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 3.06 46% F 35% F
Short Percent 0.51% 58% F 69% D+
Beta 1.08 48% F 49% F
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%

Annual Financials (CAD)

Quarterly Financials (CAD)

Analyst Ratings

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

Discussions

User / Independent Analyst Ratings

User Name Target Rating Target Horizon (Months) Target Price User Analysis Date Comment

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 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 Earnings Growth

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

What to not like:
Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

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 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.

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.