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

EQUITY | Application Software | Toronto Stock Exchange

Last Closing

CAD 37.93

Change

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Market Cap

CAD 2.29B

Volume

0.09M

Analyst Target

CAD 36.14
Analyst Rating

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About

The Descartes Systems Group Inc is engaged in logistics & supply chain management business processes. It's a provider of on-demand, cloud-based SaaS solutions engaged in improving the productivity, performance and security of logistics intensive business.

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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 5.27% 65% D 72% C-
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 5.27% 65% D 71% C-
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 8.16% 74% C 92% A-
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 8.16% 70% C- 91% A-
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 164.14% 89% B+ 96% A
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 164.14% 89% B+ 95% A
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 26.60% 78% C+ 93% A
Dividend Return 26.60% 78% C+ 93% A
Total Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 12.94% 87% B+ 53% F
Risk Adjusted Return 205.59% 100% A+ 99% A+
Market Capitalization 2.29B 80% B- 94% 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 74.00 17% F 4% F
Price/Book Ratio 4.31 30% F 11% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 7.74 30% F 6% F
Price/Free Cash Flow Ratio 31.61 22% F 10% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 5.88% 58% F 47% F
Return on Invested Capital 7.66% 54% F 58% F
Return on Assets 4.61% 63% D 73% C
Debt to Equity Ratio 9.50% 60% D- 86% B

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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.

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.

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:
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.

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 Earnings Growth

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