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How to buy CSG Systems International (CSGS) stock

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CSG Systems International, Inc
NASDAQ: CSGS - USD
SOFTWARE-INFRASTRUCTURE
$45.23
+$0.28 (+0.62%)

CSG Systems International, Inc is a software-infrastructure business based in the US. CSG Systems International shares (CSGS) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. CSG Systems International employs 4,807 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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CSG Systems International stock price (NASDAQ: CSGS)

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CSG Systems International shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-23.
Latest market close$44.04
52-week range$36.71 - $48.75
50-day moving average $45.66
200-day moving average $45.85
Wall St. target price$53.50
PE ratio 25.4098
Dividend yield $0.955 (2.08%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $1.77

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CSG Systems International price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $44.04 from 2021-05-28

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1 month (2021-06-23) -4.01%
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Is CSG Systems International under- or over-valued?

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

CSG Systems International's P/E ratio

CSG Systems International's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 25x. In other words, CSG Systems International shares trade at around 25x 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.

CSG Systems International's EBITDA

CSG Systems International's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $164.7 million.

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

CSG Systems International financials

Revenue TTM $998 million
Operating margin TTM 13.25%
Gross profit TTM $464.9 million
Return on assets TTM 6.61%
Return on equity TTM 13.95%
Profit margin 5.69%
Book value $13.47
Market capitalisation $1.5 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting CSG Systems International shares

There are currently 1.7 million CSG Systems International shares held short by investors – that's known as CSG Systems International's "short interest". This figure is 4.1% up from 1.6 million last month.

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

CSG Systems International's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

CSG Systems International's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of CSG Systems International shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of CSG Systems International shares traded daily (recently around 237082.16292135). CSG Systems International's SIR currently stands at 7.12. In other words for every 100,000 CSG Systems International shares traded daily on the market, roughly 7120 shares are currently held short.

However CSG Systems International's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of CSG Systems International shares, or, against the total number of tradable CSG Systems International shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case CSG Systems International's short interest could be expressed as 0.05% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 CSG Systems International shares in existence, roughly 50 shares are currently held short) or 0.0552% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable CSG Systems International shares, roughly 55 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 CSG Systems International.

Find out more about how you can short CSG Systems International stock.

CSG Systems International share dividends

32%

Dividend payout ratio: 32.08% of net profits

Recently CSG Systems International has paid out, on average, around 32.08% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.17% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), CSG Systems International shareholders could enjoy a 2.17% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In CSG Systems International's case, that would currently equate to about $0.955 per share.

While CSG Systems International's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that CSG Systems International may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

CSG Systems International's most recent dividend payout was on 24 June 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 10 June 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have CSG Systems International's shares ever split?

CSG Systems International's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 7 March 1999. 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 CSG Systems International shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for CSG Systems International shares which in turn could have impacted CSG Systems International's share price.

CSG Systems International share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, CSG Systems International's shares have ranged in value from as little as $36.7116 up to $48.7452. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

CSGS.US volatility(beta: 0.9)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while CSG Systems International's is 0.901. This would suggest that CSG Systems International's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

CSG Systems International overview

CSG Systems International, Inc. provides revenue management, customer experience, and payment solutions primarily to the communications industry in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. It offers Advanced Convergent Platform, a private cloud-based platform; related customer communications management solutions, including field force automation, analytics, electronic bill presentment, ACH, etc. for processing voice, SMS/text, print, and e-mail messages; and cloud-based integrated suite of solutions for range of industries. The company also provides managed services; and professional services to implement, configure, and maintain its solutions, as well as licenses various solutions, such as mediation, partner management, rating, and charging. It serves financial services, healthcare, media and entertainment companies, and government markets. The company was incorporated in 1994 and is headquartered in Greenwood Village, Colorado.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of CSG Systems International is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 3.259% of CSG Systems International shares are held by insiders and 95.806% by institutions.
How many people work for CSG Systems International?
Latest data suggests 4,807 work at CSG Systems International.
When does the fiscal year end for CSG Systems International?
CSG Systems International's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is CSG Systems International based?
CSG Systems International's address is: 6175 South Willow Drive, Greenwood Village, CO, United States, 80111
What is CSG Systems International's ISIN number?
CSG Systems International's international securities identification number is: US1263491094
What is CSG Systems International's CUSIP number?
CSG Systems International's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 126349109

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