ISV:CA:TSX-Information Services Corporation (CAD)

COMMON STOCK | Specialty Business Services | TSX

Last Closing Price

CAD 29.25

Change

-0.56 (-1.88)%

Market Cap

CAD 0.52B

Volume

1.49K

Avg Analyst Target

CAD 28.00 (-4.27%)

Avg User Target

CAD
Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

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About

Information Services Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides registry and information management services for public data and records in Canada and internationally. It operates through three segments: Registry Operations, Services, and Technology Solutions. The company provides land titles registry services that issues titles to land and registers transactions affecting titles; land surveys services, which registers land survey plans and creates a representation of Saskatchewan land parcels in the cadastral parcel mapping system; and geomatics services that manages geographic data in relation to the cadastral parcel mapping system. It also offers personal property registry services in which security interests and other interests in personal property are registered; and corporate registry for registering business corporations, non-profit corporations, co-operatives, sole proprietorships, partnerships, and business names. In addition, the company provides nationwide search, business name registration, and corporate filing services; corporate minute books, corporate seals/embossers, by-laws and share certificates, and rubber and self-inking stamps; Know-Your-Customer and collateral management services; and public records search services, which includes corporate profiles, business name, NUANS, PPSA, security, and real estate searches, as well as birth, death, and marriage certificate searches. Further, it offers security searches for present and historical information relating to debts and liabilities, pending and potential lawsuits, bankruptcy, liens, judgments, and sales of assets; recovery solutions that aids in facilitating and coordinating asset recovery; and RegSys, a multi-register platform. The company was formerly known as Saskatchewan Land Information Services Corporation and changed its name to Information Services Corporation in November 2000. Information Services Corporation was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Regina, Canada.

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ETFs Containing ISV:CA

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Specialty Business Services)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 46.91% 92% A- 91% A-
Dividend Return 2.01% 75% C 68% D+
Total Return 48.92% 92% A- 91% A-
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 78.35% 83% B 87% B+
Dividend Return 4.88% 75% C 74% C
Total Return 83.23% 83% B 87% B+
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 74.94% 80% B- 79% C+
Dividend Return 23.92% 86% B 85% B
Total Return 98.86% 80% B- 83% B
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 7.34% 58% F 62% D-
Dividend Return 4.75% 100% A+ 90% A-
Total Return 12.08% 67% D+ 74% C
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 28.54% 42% F 36% F
Risk Adjusted Return 42.33% 75% C 53% F
Market Capitalization 0.52B 62% D- 57% F
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
(Specialty Business Services)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 23.13 69% D+ 25% F
Price/Book Ratio 4.23 27% F 21% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 12.66 38% F 23% F
EV/EBITDA 11.94 55% F 48% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 19.23% 85% B 89% B+
Return on Invested Capital 13.87% 77% C+ 89% B+
Return on Assets 11.76% 100% A+ 94% A
Debt to Equity Ratio 62.53% 22% F 45% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 0.86 69% D+ 58% F
Short Percent 0.09% 89% B+ 81% B-
Beta 0.67 92% A- 81% 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%

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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:
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.

Superior total returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual total returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters then 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.

What to not like:
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.

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.