CSU:CA:TSX-Constellation Software Inc.

EQUITY | Application Software | Toronto Stock Exchange

Last Closing

CAD 910.04

Change

0.00 (0.00)%

Market Cap

CAD 13.14B

Volume

0.03M

Analyst Target

CAD 795.64
Analyst Rating

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Constellation Software Inc is engaged principally in the development, installation and customization of software relating to the public and private sectors in Canada, USA, UK and Europe. It also provides related professional services and support.

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FCCQ:CA Fidelity Canadian High Qu.. 8.47 % 0.00 %

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QINT American Century Quality .. 1.17 % 0.00 %

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GSIE Goldman Sachs ActiveBeta .. 0.00 % 0.25 %

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs. Industry/Classification (Application Software) Market Performance vs. Exchange (Toronto Stock Exchange)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 4.14% 52% F 64% D
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 4.14% 52% F 64% D
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 24.12% 91% A- 97% A+
Dividend Return 0.55% 11% F 2% F
Total Return 24.67% 91% A- 97% A+
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 308.80% 94% A 98% A+
Dividend Return 8.98% 29% F 20% F
Total Return 317.79% 94% A 98% A+
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 38.94% 87% B+ 96% A
Dividend Return 39.84% 87% B+ 95% A
Total Return 0.90% 22% F 17% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 32.60% 35% F 21% F
Risk Adjusted Return 122.21% 91% A- 94% A
Market Capitalization 13.14B 92% A- 99% A+

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification (Application Software) Ratio vs. Market (Toronto Stock Exchange)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 46.70 22% F 5% F
Price/Book Ratio 22.20 4% F 1% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 5.83 39% F 8% F
Price/Free Cash Flow Ratio 25.35 35% F 13% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 42.08% 92% A- 95% A
Return on Invested Capital 47.55% 88% B+ 98% A+
Return on Assets 10.83% 83% B 91% A-
Debt to Equity Ratio 49.00% 47% F 50% F

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Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

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.

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.

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.

Superior Earnings Growth

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

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:
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.

Higly 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.

Low Dividend Growth

This stock has shown below median dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.