Constellation Software (TSE:CSU) Sets New 1-Year High at $1,265.06

Constellation Software Inc. (TSE:CSU) shares hit a new 52-week high on Tuesday . The company traded as high as C$1,265.06 and last traded at C$1,262.02, with a volume of 6909 shares. The stock had previously closed at C$1,250.91.

A number of equities research analysts have recently weighed in on CSU shares. BMO Capital Markets set a $66.00 price objective on shares of CyrusOne and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, May 3rd. Raymond James set a $60.00 price objective on shares of Banner and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, May 3rd.

The firm has a market cap of $26.38 billion and a PE ratio of 68.83. The company has a quick ratio of 0.65, a current ratio of 0.72 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 107.72. The company has a fifty day moving average of C$1,207.00.

Constellation Software (TSE:CSU) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May 1st. The company reported C$7.94 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of C$10.04 by C($2.10). The firm had revenue of C$1.09 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of C$1.08 billion. As a group, research analysts forecast that Constellation Software Inc. will post 36.7600007 earnings per share for the current year.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, July 8th. Investors of record on Friday, June 14th were issued a dividend of $1.00 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, June 13th. This represents a $4.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.32%. Constellation Software’s dividend payout ratio is currently 28.92%.

In related news, Senior Officer John Edward Billowits sold 2,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, May 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of C$1,167.50, for a total transaction of C$2,335,000.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 17,688 shares in the company, valued at approximately C$20,650,740.

Constellation Software Company Profile (TSE:CSU)

Constellation Software Inc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the development, installation, and customization of software to various markets in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Europe, and internationally. It operates through two segments, Public Sector and Private Sector. The Public Sector segment develops and distributes software solutions primarily to government and government-related customers.

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