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How to buy CGI stock | $92.77

Learn how to easily invest in CGI stock.

CGI Inc is an information technology services business based in the US. CGI shares (GIB) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. CGI employs 78,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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CGI stock price (NYSE: GIB)

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CGI shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-16.
Latest market close$92.77
52-week range$60.58 - $93.06
50-day moving average $88.94
200-day moving average $89.04
Wall St. target price$103.34
PE ratio 22.5398
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $4.02

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Is it a good time to buy CGI stock?

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CGI price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $92.77 from 2021-10-21

1 week (2021-10-14) 2.97%
1 month (2021-09-22) 3.48%
3 months (2021-07-22) 2.24%
6 months (2021-04-22) 8.71%
1 year (2020-10-22) 40.48%
2 years (2019-10-22) 19.49%
3 years (2018-10-22) 50.48%
5 years (2016-10-21) 98.18%

Is CGI under- or over-valued?

Valuing CGI stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of CGI's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

CGI's P/E ratio

CGI's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 23x. In other words, CGI shares trade at around 23x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

CGI's PEG ratio

CGI's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.89. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into CGI's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.


CGI's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $2.1 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a CGI's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

CGI financials

Revenue TTM $12 billion
Operating margin TTM 15.97%
Gross profit TTM $3.8 billion
Return on assets TTM 8.03%
Return on equity TTM 18.81%
Profit margin 10.59%
Book value $27.09
Market capitalisation $22.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting CGI shares

There are currently 999,785 CGI shares held short by investors – that's known as CGI's "short interest". This figure is 31.8% down from 1.5 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting CGI shares can be evaluated.

CGI's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

CGI's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of CGI shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of CGI shares traded daily (recently around 191897.31285988). CGI's SIR currently stands at 5.21. In other words for every 100,000 CGI shares traded daily on the market, roughly 5210 shares are currently held short.

However CGI's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of CGI shares, or, against the total number of tradable CGI shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case CGI's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 CGI shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0053% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable CGI shares, roughly 5 shares are currently held short).

A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against CGI.

Find out more about how you can short CGI stock.

CGI's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like CGI.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

CGI's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 25.27

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and CGI's overall score of 25.27 (as at 12/31/2018) is pretty good – landing it in it in the 26th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like CGI is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

CGI's environmental score

Environmental score: 7.16/100

CGI's environmental score of 7.16 puts it squarely in the 9th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that CGI is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

CGI's social score

Social score: 18.8/100

CGI's social score of 18.8 puts it squarely in the 9th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that CGI is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

CGI's governance score

Governance score: 15.81/100

CGI's governance score puts it squarely in the 9th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that CGI is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

CGI Inc was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 25.27
Total ESG percentile 26.44
Environmental score 7.16
Environmental score percentile 9
Social score 18.8
Social score percentile 9
Governance score 15.81
Governance score percentile 9

CGI share dividends

We're not expecting CGI to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have CGI's shares ever split?

CGI's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 17 January 2000. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your CGI shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for CGI shares which in turn could have impacted CGI's share price.

CGI share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, CGI's shares have ranged in value from as little as $60.58 up to $93.06. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

GIB.US volatility(beta: 1)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while CGI's is 1.0026. This would suggest that CGI's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

CGI overview

CGI Inc. , together with its subsidiaries, provides information technology (IT) and business process services in Canada; Western, Southern, Central, and Eastern Europe; Australia; Scandinavia; Finland, Poland, and Baltics; the United States; the United Kingdom; and the Asia Pacific. Its services include the management of IT and business outsourcing, systems integration and consulting, and software solutions selling activities. The company also offers application development and integration and maintenance, testing, portfolio management, and modernization services; business consulting; and a suite of business process services designed to address the needs of specific industries, as well as IT infrastructure services. It serves clients operating in government, financial services, health, utility, communication, oil and gas, manufacturing, insurance, retail and consumer service, transportation, and post and logistics sectors. The company was formerly known as CGI Group Inc. and changed its name to CGI Inc.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of CGI is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.673% of CGI shares are held by insiders and 70.2% by institutions.
How many people work for CGI?
Latest data suggests 78,000 work at CGI.
When does the fiscal year end for CGI?
CGI's fiscal year ends in September.
Where is CGI based?
CGI's address is: 1350 René-Lévesque Boulevard West, Montreal, QC, Canada, H3G 1T4
What is CGI's ISIN number?
CGI's international securities identification number is: CA12532H1047
What is CGI's CUSIP number?
CGI's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 12532H104

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