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How to buy Bentley Systems Incorporated stock
Learn how to easily invest in Bentley Systems Incorporated stock.
Bentley Systems Incorporated is a software-application business based in the US. Bentley Systems Incorporated shares (BSY) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Bentley Systems Incorporated employs 4,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.
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Bentley Systems Incorporated shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$38.51|
|52-week range||$36.64 - $71.88|
|50-day moving average||$48.25|
|200-day moving average||$56.79|
|Wall St. target price||$65.71|
|Dividend yield||$0.03 (0.31%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.33|
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Bentley Systems Incorporated price performance over time
|1 week (2022-01-18)||-0.80%|
|1 month (2021-12-23)||-22.69%|
|3 months (2021-10-25)||-34.07%|
|6 months (2021-07-23)||-36.81%|
|1 year (2021-01-25)||-10.59%|
|2 years (2020-01-21)||N/A|
|3 years (2019-01-21)||N/A|
|5 years (2017-01-21)||N/A|
Is Bentley Systems Incorporated stock undervalued or overvalued?
Valuing Bentley Systems Incorporated stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Bentley Systems Incorporated's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Bentley Systems Incorporated's P/E ratio
Bentley Systems Incorporated's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 118x. In other words, Bentley Systems Incorporated shares trade at around 118x recent earnings.
That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.
However, Bentley Systems Incorporated's P/E ratio is best considered in relation to those of others within the software-application industry or those of similar companies.
Bentley Systems Incorporated's EBITDA
Bentley Systems Incorporated's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $178.7 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Bentley Systems Incorporated's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
To put Bentley Systems Incorporated's EBITDA into context you can compare it against that of similar companies.
Bentley Systems Incorporated financials
|Revenue TTM||$913 million|
|Operating margin TTM||15.31%|
|Gross profit TTM||$635.9 million|
|Return on assets TTM||4.93%|
|Return on equity TTM||53.72%|
|Market capitalisation||$10.9 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Bentley Systems Incorporated share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 15.58% of net profits
Recently Bentley Systems Incorporated has paid out, on average, around 15.58% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.31% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Bentley Systems Incorporated shareholders could enjoy a 0.31% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Bentley Systems Incorporated's case, that would currently equate to about $0.03 per share.
While Bentley Systems Incorporated's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Bentley Systems Incorporated is investing more in its future growth.
Bentley Systems Incorporated's most recent dividend payout was on 15 December 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 7 December 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Bentley Systems Incorporated's dividend payout ratio is perhaps best considered in relation to those of similar companies.
- Autodesk (ADSK.US): 0.00% (does not pay dividend)
- Dassault Systèmes (DASTY.US): 21.13%
- Microsoft Corporation (MSFT.US): 28.03%
Have Bentley Systems Incorporated's shares ever split?
Bentley Systems Incorporated's shares were split on a 1:10 basis on 18 June 1996. So if you had owned 10 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Bentley Systems Incorporated shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 900% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Bentley Systems Incorporated shares which in turn could have impacted Bentley Systems Incorporated's share price.
Bentley Systems Incorporated overview
Bentley Systems, Incorporated, together with its subsidiaries, provides infrastructure engineering software solutions in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia-Pacific. The company offers open modeling and open simulation applications for infrastructure design integration, which include MicroStation, OpenRoads, OpenRail, OpenPlant, OpenBuildings, OpenBridge, OpenSite, OpenWindPower, OpenTower, STAAD and RAM, LEAP and RM, SACS, MOSES, PLAXIS, SITEOPS, AutoPIPE, and LumenRT. It also provides project delivery systems that support collaboration, work-sharing, and 4D construction modeling for infrastructure project delivery enterprises, such as ProjectWise, SYNCHRO, and SYNCHRO ConstructSim, as well as ComplyPro, ProcureWare, Control, and Field. In addition, it offers asset and network performance systems, such as AssetWise ALIM, AssetWise Asset Reliability, AssetWise Enterprise Interoperability, Superload, AssetWise 4D Analytics, AssetWise Linear Analytics, and OpenUtilities. Further, it provides digital cities applications for surveying, reality modeling, planning, and managing the geospatial infrastructure of cities and regions comprising ContextCapture, ContextCapture Insights, OpenCities Planner, OpenCities Map, OpenFlows, OpenGround, LEGION, and CUBE. Additionally, the company provides iTwins design review services, immersive asset services, OpenUtilities digital twin cloud services, and PlantSight. The company serves civil, structural, geotechnical, process engineers, architects, geospatial professionals, city and regional planners, contractors, fabricators, and operations and maintenance engineers.
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Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of Bentley Systems Incorporated is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 20.106% of Bentley Systems Incorporated shares are held by insiders and 33.855% by institutions. How many people work for Bentley Systems Incorporated?
Latest data suggests 4,000 work at Bentley Systems Incorporated. When does the fiscal year end for Bentley Systems Incorporated?
Bentley Systems Incorporated's fiscal year ends in December. Where is Bentley Systems Incorporated based?
Bentley Systems Incorporated's address is: 685 Stockton Drive, Exton, PA, United States, 19341 What is Bentley Systems Incorporated's ISIN number?
Bentley Systems Incorporated's international securities identification number is: US08265T2087
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